January 30 2009 New Books


A Word a Day, Grade 5 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2795I (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739796
Help your grade 5 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 5 use a variety of activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5

A Word a Day, Grade 6 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2796I (Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739819
Help your grade 6 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 6 use multiple activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 6

Leveled Readers' Theater, Grade 4 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3484I (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739635
Help students reading at M-Q reading levels build fluency, automaticity, and comprehension using motivating and repeated reading practice! Reproducible scripts, dictionaries, and practice pages make it easy. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 4

Hands-on Math (Grades 4-5)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP2650 (Intermediate)
User-Friendly Manipulative Math Activities There are more than 200 engaging activities to reinforce important math skills. The activities include shapes, patterns, counting, measurement, and more - a wealth of manipulative math activities using inexpensive everyday objects. Includes reproducibles, materials lists, journal suggestions, and literature connections.
Grades: 4 - 5

Math Games Galore: Numbers and Operations (Kindergarten)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6353 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: K

Math Games Galore: Algebra and Geometry (Kindergarten)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6354 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: K

Math Games Galore: Time and Money (Kindergarten)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6355 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: K

Math Games Galore: Number Sense and Place Value (Grade 1)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6356 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 1

Math Games Galore: Addition and Subtraction Facts (Grade 1)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6357 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 1

Math Games Galore: Time and Money (Grade 1)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6358 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 1

Math Games Galore: Number Sense and Place Value (Grade 2)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6359 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 2

Math Games Galore: Operations and Math Facts (Grade 2)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6360 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 2

Math Games Galore: Time and Money (Grade 2)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6361 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 2

January 29 2009 New Books


Country Music Changed My Life: Tales of Tough Times and Triumph from Country's Legends
from Chicago Review Press
CRP9781556529900 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781556529900
In this book based on new interviews, some of country music's greatest stars share personal moments of redemption, inspiration, and heartache related to the music that shaped their lives. Brenda Lee explains how her childhood singing gift raised her entire family out of dire poverty, and Pat Boone speaks about the spiritual influence of his father-in-law, Red Foley. Barbara Pittman talks about her childhood friendship with Elvis Presley, while Little Jimmy Dickens divulges how Hank Williams came to write a song for him and why he never recorded it.cMore stories from Glen Campbell, Don Williams, Johnny Legend, Chris Hillman, and many others explain the inspiration and effect of country music in their lives.
Grades: Staff

Gil Evans - Out of the Cool: His Life and Music
from Chicago Review Press
CRP9781556529856 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781556529856
The life (1912–1988) and career of Gil Evans paralleled and often foreshadowed the quickly changing world of jazz through the 20th century. Gil Evans: Out of the Cool is the comprehensive biography of a self-taught musician whom colleagues often regarded as a mentor. This biography traces Evans's early years: his first dance bands in California during the Depression; his life as a studio arranger in Hollywood; and his early work with Claude Thornhill, one of the most unusual bandleaders of the Big Band Era. After settling in New York City in 1946, Evans's basement apartment quickly became a meeting ground for musicians.
Grades: Staff

The World Don't Owe Me Nothing: The Life and Times of Delta Bluesman Honeyboy Edwards
from Chicago Review Press
CRP9781556529801 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781556529801
This vivid oral snapshot of an America that planted the blues is full of rhythmic grace. From the son of a sharecropper to an itinerant bluesman, Honeyboy’s stories of good friends Charlie Patton, Big Walter Horton, Little Walter Jacobs, and Robert Johnson are a godsend to blues fans. History buffs will marvel at his unique perspective and firsthand accounts of the 1927 Mississippi River flood, vagrancy laws, makeshift courts in the back of seed stores, plantation life, and the Depression.
Grades: Staff

Grammar Minutes (Grade 1)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6119 (Primary)
One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills Inspired by the highly popular Math Minutes series, this book features 100 Minutes that cover key areas of grammar instruction for its grade level. Each Minute focuses on a specific grammar skill. Review Minutes are included throughout to provide additional practice.
Grades: 1

Grammar Minutes (Grade 2)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6120 (Primary)
One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills Inspired by the highly popular Math Minutes series, this book features 100 Minutes that cover key areas of grammar instruction for its grade level. Each Minute focuses on a specific grammar skill. Review Minutes are included throughout to provide additional practice.
Grades: 2

Grammar Minutes (Grade 3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6121 (Primary, Intermediate)
One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills Inspired by the highly popular Math Minutes series, this book features 100 Minutes that cover key areas of grammar instruction for its grade level. Each Minute focuses on a specific grammar skill. Review Minutes are included throughout to provide additional practice.
Grades: 3

January 26 2009 New Books

More, I'm Through! What Can I Do? (Grade 6)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP4445 (Intermediate)
Picking up where the original best sellers,
IÕm Through! What Can I Do? left off, this book offers high-interest puzzles, riddles, brain teasers, and mazes to sharpen math, language arts, and critical-thinking skills. These ready-to-use activities will help keep your classroom running.
Grades: 6

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Synonyms and Antonyms (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1974 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts and math skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Homophones (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1975 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Contractions (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1976 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Irregular Vowels (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1977 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Compound Words (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1978 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Prefixes and Suffixes (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1979 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Plurals (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1980 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Parts of Speech (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1981 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Multiplication and Division (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1982 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of math skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Time and Money (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1983 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of math skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Verb Forms (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1984 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of language arts skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

Build-a-Skill Instant Books: Fractions (Grades 2Ð3)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP1985 (Primary, Intermediate)
This book features a variety of reproducible, child-created mini-books designed to help students gain mastery of math skills. Ideal for extension activities, learning centers, or homework.
Grades: 2 - 3

January 26 2009 Specials

Black Firsts
from Visible Ink Press
VIP9781578592296 (High School, Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781578592296
A superb historical study of black achievement. – Houston Chronicle. Readers will revel in the stories of barrier-breaking pioneers in all fields-arts, entertainment, business, civil rights, education, government, inventing, journalism, religion, science, sports, and more. And they will rejoice in their triumphs. With hundreds of illustrations and a daily calendar of firsts, Black Firsts is the culmination of many hours of work, courage, and perseverance, the exact qualities represented within. Black Firsts is a testament to a rich but often overlooked part of our history. Jessie Carney Smith, William and Camille Cosby Professor of the Humanities at Fisk University, gives us stories of a people overcoming adversity to emerge triumphant. A vital collection of amazing scholarship, Black Firsts remembers and celebrates those who have won personal victories against the forces arrayed against them.
Grades: 9 - 12, Staff

February - I'm Done! What's Next? Activities
from Practice & LearnRight Publications
PLR1002 (Primary, Intermediate)
This 32 page book contains 16 pages of full color activity cards (4 per page for a total of 64 activities) involving a wide variety of skills and monthly activities. Plus 16 pages of teacher ideas, activity sheets and art patterns.
Grades: K - 5

Leveled Readers' Theater, Grade 4 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3484I (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739635
Help students reading at M-Q reading levels build fluency, automaticity, and comprehension using motivating and repeated reading practice! Reproducible scripts, dictionaries, and practice pages make it easy.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 4

Math Games Galore: Addition and Subtraction Facts (Grade 1)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6357 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 1

Max Goes to the Farm
from Picture Window Books
PWB9781404836907 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781404836907
Read-it! Readers: The Life of Max Max has a busy life - lots of places to go and people to see. A diverse group of children will make friends with Max and join his adventures in this delightful series. Improving early reading skills happens naturally with Max.
Grades: PK - 2

Read Reflect Respond B (Student Workbook) (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSA0021I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599054377
This series is especially designed to quickly improve your student's ability to understand and retain what they read. The A to D organization of the workbooks provides progressively challenging activities ranging from simple recall to evaluations requiring higher-order thinking skills taught earlier. Equally appropriate as a refresher course for on-level students or as primary instruction for struggling students.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5 - 12

Reading Engagement (Grade 4)
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404015EB (Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781580377812
Instructional reading practice for below-average and/or reluctant readers; independent reading activities for the average reader; and supplemental reading for the more competent readers in your classroom. Includes a reading level analysis for reading selections and answer keys.
Grades: 4

January 23 2009 Specials

Discovering Genres: Fantasy & Folktales
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR9049 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781420690491
By discovering the uniqueness of each literary genre, students can better appreciate and comprehend what they read. A wide range of standards-based lessons help students recognize each genre, develop vocabulary, learn reading strategies, practice writing skills, make grammar connections, use graphic organizers, assess what they have learned, and complete culminating projects. The overall goal is to prepare students not only for academic success, but also for a lifetime of reading enjoyment.
Grades: 3 - 4

Creative Homework Assignments (Grades K-1)
from Carson-Dellosa Publishing
CSD104157EB (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781604183412
Over 140 unique activities perfect for practice in language arts, math, science, and social studies. Challenge students with games, puzzles, art projects, scavenger hunts, kitchen fun, role-playing, imaginative play, and creative writing. Very little preparation is needed for these exercises. Includes a skills index, reproducible family letter and supply list, reproducible task cards, and an assessment for each activity.
Grades: K - 1

Jumpstarters U.S. Constitution
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404031EB (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781580377652
Short, daily warm-ups cover the U.S. Constitution as well as our government and how it functions. Five warm-ups per reproducible page. Includes answer keys and suggestions for use.
Grades: 4 - 12

Building Vocabulary Skills and Strategies Level 3 (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP7216I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599057484
A great vocabulary program that is equally appropriate for younger students working at grade level and older students who have forgotten or never mastered the basics.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 3 - 12

Gateway to the Great Books: Volumes 1-10
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593392215 (High School)
ISBN: 9781593392215
Gateway to the Great Books are great writings including short stories, plays, essays, scientific papers, speeches, and letters. Each selection represents a primary, original, and fundamental contribution to ones understanding of the universe and themselves. There are over 135 Authors, 225 Selections and 95 original illustrations. Selections include works from Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, T. S. Eliot, Mark Twain and more. This 10 volume set will help introduce the reader to great literature and the Great Books of the Western World.
Grades: 9 - 12

A Word a Day, Grade 5 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2795I (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739796
Help your grade 5 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 5 use a variety of activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5

Math Games Galore: Time and Money (Grade 2)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6361 (Primary)
10 Matching Games That Reinforce Basic Math Skills. Quick to prepare and easy to learn, the games in Math Games Galore! make learning new math skills fun. This book comes with full-color, ready-to-use card stock game pieces for 10 standards-based games. Every game plays by an identical set of rules and has a corresponding reproducible activity page that reinforces the concepts featured in the game. Games include answer keys to facilitate independent use by students.
Grades: 2

January 17 2009 New Books

The Bigger Better Daily Plan Book (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC5409I (Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739550
The Bigger Better Daily Plan Book Safari Edition contains 39 small-group planning and weekly lesson-plan pages in a convenient column format. Also included are free downloadable photos. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: PK - 6

Safari Edition, Daily Record Book (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC5410I (Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739574
The Safari Edition, Daily Record Book has all the forms you need to track and record student progress in one spot. Includes forms for standards assessed, assignments, tests, attendance records, communication log, student roster, and more! This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: PK - 6

Leveled Readers' Theater, Grade 1 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3481I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739598
Help students reading at C-H reading levels build fluency, automaticity, and comprehension using motivating and repeated reading practice! Reproducible mini-book scripts, picture dictionaries, practice pages, and chants make it easy. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 1

Leveled Readers' Theater, Grade 2 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3482I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739611
Help students reading at G-K reading levels build fluency, automaticity, and comprehension using motivating and repeated reading practice! Reproducible mini-book scripts, picture dictionaries, practice pages, and chants make it easy. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 2

Leveled Readers' Theater, Grade 3 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3483I (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739635
Help students reading at J-N reading levels build fluency, automaticity, and comprehension using motivating and repeated reading practice! Reproducible mini-book scripts, picture dictionaries, practice pages, and chants make it easy. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 3

Retelling Tales with Headbands (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3322I (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739529
Help early and emergent readers build oral fluency and comprehension using the motivating dramatic play activities in Retelling Tales with Headbands! Delightful headbands help students get into character while they act out favorite and familiar tales. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: PK - 1

January 15 2009 New Books

Math Cycles
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472198 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596472198
Strengthen math concepts and skills with systematic activities that introduce, expand, and reinforce the 5 content strands: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability.
Grades: 3 - 4

Mathematics Explorations: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472174 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781596472174
Put on your "detective hat" and search for patterns in order to discover math concepts and formulas, break codes, solve mysteries, investigate, correct errors and blunders, and more!
Grades: 6 - 9

Career Math: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472181 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596472181
Help students apply math knowledge with ready-to-use motivating activities that apply to the real world. Students will see how math is used in professions like meteorology, medicine, food preparation, zoology, and personal fitness.
Grades: 4 - 6

Primary Algebra: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596471389 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596471389
Take abstract ideas and make them meaningful! Algebra is fun for young learners with hands-on activities, concrete manipulative, Sudoku puzzles, math jokes, block patterns, dominoes, lesson extensions, and design-your-own activities.
Grades: K - 5

Success with Sight Words
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP2298 (Primary)
Multisensory Ways to Teach High-Frequency Words Tired of flipping flash cards to improve students' understanding and retention of basic sight words? This resource provides dozens of hands-on, multi-sensory activities to reinforce recognition of essential sight words necessary for reading and writing fluency. Activities include a variety of learning modalities (visual, auditory, and kinesthetic) to ensure success for every student. Also features easy-to-use reproducibles, assessment ideas, and parent-involvement tips. Great for Reading First, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Text Comprehension.
Grades: 1 - 3

A Word a Day, Grade 1 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2791I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739710
Help your Grade 1 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 1 use a variety of activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 1

A Word a Day, Grade 2 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2792I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739734
Help your Grade 2 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 2 use a variety of activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 2

A Word a Day, Grade 3 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2793I (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739758
Help your Grade 3 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 3 use a variety of activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 3

A Word a Day, Grade 4 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC2794I (Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739772
Help your Grade 4 students develop the rich and diverse vocabulary they need for academic success! The 144 daily lessons in A Word a Day, Grade 4 use a variety of activities and approaches to provide students with a deep understanding of word meaning that goes past surface-level memorization. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 4

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 1 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3391I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739352
Engage your Grade 1 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 1

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 2
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3392 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739963
Engage your Grade 2 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics.
Grades: 2

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 2 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3392I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739970
Engage your Grade 2 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 2

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 3 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3393I (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739987
Engage your Grade 3 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 3

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 4 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3394I (Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739376
Engage your Grade 4 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 4

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 5 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3395I (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739390
Engage your Grade 5 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5

Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 6 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3396I (Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739413
Engage your Grades 6-8 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 6 - 8

January 15 2009 Specials

Don’t Touch That! The Book of Gross, Poisonous, and Downright Icky Plants and Critters
from Chicago Review Press
CRP9781556529658 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781556529658
Offering helpful, humor-laced advice on how to avoid getting stung, bit, poked, jabbed, or poisoned - and what to do if it happens - this guide explains everything from rashes to anaphylaxis, tetanus to spider bites, and cat-scratch fever to rabies, all in kid-friendly language. A strong foundation in biology grounds the discussion, which explains how certain plants and animals can be dangerous and reveals medical information on the physical reactions they can produce. The topical trivia and goofy puns make learning fun both in the classroom and at home.
Grades: 1 - 5

Mathematics Explorations: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472174 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781596472174
Put on your "detective hat" and search for patterns in order to discover math concepts and formulas, break codes, solve mysteries, investigate, correct errors and blunders, and more!
Grades: 6 - 9

Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for First Grade: Eggbert, the Ball, Bounces by Himself
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0142 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895024
As Eggbert, an adventurous ball, bounces his way into some very strange places, your first-graders get practice with basic punctuation, spelling, and phonics. Story sentences on the resource zip file are formatted one to a page so you can duplicate them easily or print them out as editing journals for your students. The cloze technique used throughout provides practice with consonant blending and diphthongs. For your convenience, the included supplemental zip file contains the Caught'ya sentences formatted in Word for duplication, along with writing suggestions and activities, a complete and easy-to-use grammar reference with examples and teaching tips, and other helpful tools.
Grades: 1

Mountain Blizzard (Series 1, Book 7) (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP5566I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599057026
The ten novels in this new series introduce readers to the adventurous and spirited Barclay family. Follow the family on easy-to-read journeys that feature interesting facts about history, geography, and science.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5 - 12

Easy Science Experiments: Weather
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404047EB (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781580377492
Through investigation and analysis, students will gain an understanding of our atmosphere and how its condition determines our weather. Most experiments can be done using common science tools.
Grades: 4 - 8

Start to Finish: Amazing Mazes Grd 2-3
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR5987 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781420659870
Challenge children with puzzles, activities, and mazes that build important skills. Answer keys are provided.
Grades: 2 - 3

January 13 2009 New Books

Writing with Families: Strengthening the Home/School Connection with Family Scribe Groups
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0145 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895666
This concise guide helps you involve parents in Family Scribe Groups that will increase a sense of community in your school. Designed by author Art Kelly for his highly diverse and mobile school in urban Las Vegas,
Writing with Families takes you step-by-step through the five-week Family Scribe Group and gives you all the information you need to set up a successful group in your school. For all teachers.
Grades: K - 8

Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for Third Grade: Juan and Marie Join the Class
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0143 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895345
In
Juan and Marie Join the Class, third-grade students will have fun learning about the language and customs of Mexico and France as they master vocabulary, punctuation, literary devices, and sentence structure. Clear instructions help you integrate the proven Caught'ya approach easily into your classroom. And for your convenience, the supplemental zip file contains the Caught'ya sentences formatted in Word for duplication, along with writing suggestions and activities, a complete and easy-to-use grammar reference with examples and teaching tips, and other helpful tools.
Grades: 3

The Shakespeare Diaries: A Fictional Autobiography
from Santa Monica Press
SMP9781595809889 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781595809889
This book considers different kinds of action; how to gauge the effectiveness of action; whether or not one or more actions are complementary or mutually destructive; and who should carry out the actions. French writer, thinker, and activist Jean Ousset examines the fundamental questions of effective social action, such as ideology, people, resources, and how to evaluate conflicting principles. Anyone interested in effecting social change or studying modern social movements will find this both a compelling and unique work.
Grades: Staff

Educating the Net Generation: How to Engage Students in the 21st Century
from Santa Monica Press
SMP9781595809896 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781595809896
In examining the unique characteristics of the Net Generation, this book addresses the national problem of escalating high-school dropout rates and student disengagement and offers solutions as to how to best involve students of the millennial generation. Besides contrasting this generation’s educational needs and expectations to those of their Gen-X parents and Baby Boomer grandparents, the narrative examines why many students resist participating in formalized education in schools and drop out. Recommendations for changes in school policy and financial investment critical to turning the situation around are also included, along with an inventory/checklist for parents, teachers, and school administrators to determine if their individual school environment has what it takes to keep students motivated and engaged.
Grades: Staff

Number the Stars
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920449 (Middle School)
ISBN: 9780978920449
This guide for
Number the Stars contains student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with fifth through seventh grade English/Language Arts content standards. This guide includes: author biography, notes on genre: fiction, anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity: bravery, historical context notes on Hitler's plan and maps of Europe and Denmark, vocabulary lists with and without definitions, list and meanings of allusions and terms , note-taking and summarizing activities, standards focus activities on flashback, setting, imagery, conflict, foreshadowing, comprehension check questions , assessment preparation activities on commas, colons and semi-colons, precise word choice, indefinite pronouns, misused verbs, and vocabulary in context, reading quizzes every three chapters, two final test versions, novel summary, pre-reading, post-reading, and essay/writing activities and ideas, two project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 6 - 8

A Midsummer Night's Dream
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920470 (High School)
ISBN: 9780978920470
This guide for
A Midsummer Night's Dream features worksheets, handouts, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with eleventh and twelfth grade English/Language Arts content standards. Designed for grades 9-11, this Guide is sure to have everything you need to teach the content standards and an enjoyment of the literature! This guide includes: author biography, anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity, notes on the elements of drama, Shakespeare's theater, and understanding Shakespeare's language, vocabulary list with and without definitions, note-taking scene guides and comprehension check questions for each scene, standards focus activities on development of drama, figures of speech, dynamic and static characters, and more, assessment preparation activities on vocabulary development, word parts, vocabulary in context, quizzes for every act, two final test versions, summary of the play, pre-reading, post-reading and essay/writing ideas and prompts, two project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 9 - 11

Career Math: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472181 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596472181
Help students apply math knowledge with ready-to-use motivating activities that apply to the real world. Students will see how math is used in professions like meteorology, medicine, food preparation, zoology, and personal fitness.
Grades: 4 - 6

Mathematics Explorations: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472174 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781596472174
Put on your "detective hat" and search for patterns in order to discover math concepts and formulas, break codes, solve mysteries, investigate, correct errors and blunders, and more!
Grades: 6 - 9

Math Cycles
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472198 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596472198
Strengthen math concepts and skills with systematic activities that introduce, expand, and reinforce the 5 content strands: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability.
Grades: 3 - 4

January 13 2009 Specials

Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for First Grade: Eggbert, the Ball, Bounces by Himself
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0142 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895024
As Eggbert, an adventurous ball, bounces his way into some very strange places, your first-graders get practice with basic punctuation, spelling, and phonics. Story sentences on the resource zip file are formatted one to a page so you can duplicate them easily or print them out as editing journals for your students. The cloze technique used throughout provides practice with consonant blending and diphthongs. For your convenience, the included supplemental zip file contains the Caught'ya sentences formatted in Word for duplication, along with writing suggestions and activities, a complete and easy-to-use grammar reference with examples and teaching tips, and other helpful tools.
Grades: 1

Don’t Touch That! The Book of Gross, Poisonous, and Downright Icky Plants and Critters
from Chicago Review Press
CRP9781556529658 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781556529658
Offering helpful, humor-laced advice on how to avoid getting stung, bit, poked, jabbed, or poisoned - and what to do if it happens - this guide explains everything from rashes to anaphylaxis, tetanus to spider bites, and cat-scratch fever to rabies, all in kid-friendly language. A strong foundation in biology grounds the discussion, which explains how certain plants and animals can be dangerous and reveals medical information on the physical reactions they can produce. The topical trivia and goofy puns make learning fun both in the classroom and at home.
Grades: 1 - 5

Easy Science Experiments: Weather
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404047EB (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781580377492
Through investigation and analysis, students will gain an understanding of our atmosphere and how its condition determines our weather. Most experiments can be done using common science tools.
Grades: 4 - 8

Leveled Readers' Theater, Grade 1 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3481I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596739598
Help students reading at CÐH reading levels build fluency, automaticity, and comprehension using motivating and repeated reading practice! Reproducible mini-book scripts, picture dictionaries, practice pages, and chants make it easy.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 1

Start to Finish: Amazing Mazes Grd 2-3
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR5987 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781420659870
Challenge children with puzzles, activities, and mazes that build important skills. Answer keys are provided.
Grades: 2 - 3

Mountain Blizzard (Series 1, Book 7) (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP5566I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599057026
The ten novels in this new series introduce readers to the adventurous and spirited Barclay family. Follow the family on easy-to-read journeys that feature interesting facts about history, geography, and science.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5 - 12

Mathematics Explorations: Teacher Edition
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472174 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781596472174
Put on your "detective hat" and search for patterns in order to discover math concepts and formulas, break codes, solve mysteries, investigate, correct errors and blunders, and more!
Grades: 6 - 9

January 5 2009 Specials


Critical and Creative Thinking Activities, Grade 3 (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC3393I (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596739987
Engage your Grade 3 students in thinking skills practice with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities! 140+ pages of fun, imaginative activities motivate students as they practice thinking in multiple ways about a variety of curriculum and theme-based topics.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 3

Essay Apprentice
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780981624303 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780981624303
The perfect precursor to the best-selling Essay Architect, our Essay Apprentice Writing Program helps students who are unable to write a five-paragraph essay or need a lot of extra help with the essentials of good writing. By building the basic foundations of writing through simple, yet practical activities, students learn the step-by-step process of creating writing they can be proud of. Help students build autonomy and confidence through simple, practical, creative writing activities and exercises. Help struggling or anxious writers through the basics parts of an essay by working step-by-step on each part of the writing process.
This unique, research-based, yet practical Essay Apprentice Writing Program includes: a) creative writing exercises to focus on purposes and types of writing; b) sentence construction activities focused on writing clean, succinct sentences that make sense; c) paragraph construction activities to help students develop focused and coherent paragraphs; d) preparing for formal writing through whole-class and small group activities; e) evaluating model and non-model essays; f) preparing for individual writing; g) resources, tips, and hints; and h)15 student essays for evaluation!
Grades: 6 - 12

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSA2547I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055435
Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the Teacher's Resource Guide that accompanies this biography.
Grades: 5 - 12

If You Were a Synonym
from Picture Window Books
PWB9781404823952 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781404823952
Word Fun Life as a word can be wild and a lot of work. Discover how these lexicons live and how they help build sentences.
Grades: 2 - 4

Math Cycles
from Good Year Books
GYB9781596472198 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781596472198
Strengthen math concepts and skills with systematic activities that introduce, expand, and reinforce the 5 content strands: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability.
Grades: 3 - 4

Science Tutor: Chemistry
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404025EB (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781580377713
Introduces new chemistry concepts and provides activities so that students can practice and grasp the concepts. Key terms are highlighted in the text as well as in a comprehensive glossary. Answer keys are included.
Grades: 7 - 12

Start to Finish: Skip Counting Grd K-1
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR5981 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781420659818
Challenge children with puzzles, activities, and mazes that build important skills. Answer keys are provided.
Grades: K - 1

January 2 2009 New Books

100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles (Junior)
from Full Blast Productions
FBP9780978473815 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780978473815
100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles Junior is a reproducible book of, as the title suggests, 100 crossword puzzles. The Junior in the title implies that the book will work with a younger audience, but it also means the puzzles will work with second language learners at a more beginner level. Each unit is based on a theme. Each unit has 10 words to be studied. To begin, an illustration is given for each vocabulary word. There is a space provided for the student to practice writing the words. The students are then given a blank crossword grid. The illustrations are repeated on the page and serve as the clues to the crossword puzzle.Puzzles from 100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles Junior can be used alone or with other thematically linked materials. Includes a complete Answer Key.
Grades: 3 - 12

100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles
from Full Blast Productions
FBP9780978473808 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780978473808
100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles is a reproducible book of, as the title suggests, 100 crossword puzzles. Each puzzle is based on a theme. Each puzzle has 25 words to be found. The clues are fill-in-the blanks sentences. A list of the clues is given as well. Puzzles from 100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles can be used alone or with other thematically linked materials. Includes a complete Answer Key.
Grades: 3 - 12

Flip for Comprehension - English
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0205 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895833
Fifty-five activities for before, during, or after reading are tailored to fit either expository or narrative texts, ensuring that your specific instructional needs are met. Comprehensive and self-contained. Winner of the Learning® Magazine 2008 Teachers' Choice Award(SM) for the Classroom! Also includes ten bonus activities! Use this with your whole class, a small group, or as part of a computer lab or independent computer center.
Grades: K - 5

Listening to Young Writers: Developing Writing Competency through Conversation, Engagement and Assessment
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0128 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895819
Honor and develop the voices of the youngest writers with this systematic, classroom-proven approach. Includes positive rubrics and model mini-lessons. Especially useful for ELL students.
Grades: K - 3

Literature Models to Teach Expository Writing
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0076 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895475
Model critical expository-writing Target Skills and integrate content-area writing throughout the curriculum. With kindergarten-, primary-, and intermediate-level lessons for each literature selection.
Grades: K - 5

The Power of Poems: Teaching the Joy of Writing Poetry
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0071 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9780929895444
This common-sense approach to teaching students in grades 3-6 how to write poetry is filled with classroom-proven strategies and activities that free you to fit poetry into any part of your day.
Grades: 3 - 6

Purposeful Writing Assessment: Using Multiple-Choice Practice to Inform Writing Instruction
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0204 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781934338186
When used as a diagnostic tool, assessments provide a window into students' patterns of thinking and processing information, allowing teachers to target and differentiate their instruction to address weaknesses. Susan Koehler gives teachers of grades three through eight the convenient tools they need to conduct purposeful writing assessment based on multiple-choice practice within the three major areas of writing: focus and organization, style and composition, and conventions and mechanics.
Grades: 3 - 8

Reaching the Reluctant Writer: Fast, Fun Informational Writing Ideas
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0125 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9780929895796
Rouse reluctant writers in grades 3-8 with 43 short, informational writing exercises that use humor and real-world texts to engage students. Each exercise challenges students to stretch their creativity, think funny, and practice specific writing-craft skills. A drawing component develops visual literacy skills.
Grades: 3 - 8

Research in the Real Classroom: The Independent Investigation Method for Primary Students (K-2)
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0097 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895550
The primary level of
Research in the Real Classroom helps teachers and media specialists teach research skills logically and sequentially, to meet the curricular demands of today's classroom and media center. The book supports instructors through the seven-step Independent Investigation Method process with matched, sequenced work pages and mini-lessons for each step. The resource is designed to adapt to any classroom or media-center setting and need.
Grades: K - 2

Research in the Real Classroom: The Independent Investigation Method for Upper Elementary Students (3-5)
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0117 (Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895772
Your upper elementary students can begin learning lifelong research skills! Teach kids the fundamentals of research using this seven-step model based on the Independent Investigation Method (IIM). This, the second volume of the Research in the Real Classroom series, modifies the IIM process for every skill level in your 3-5 classroom. The teacher resource zip file contains reproducible artwork and forms (both ready-to-use and customizable).
Grades: 3 - 5

Researching the Power of Plants: A Thematic Unit of the Research in the Real Classroom Series
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0102 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895635
Researching the Power of Plants is a complete unit, designed to fit into any K-2 classroom. It uses an interdisciplinary, standards-based approach to teach your students about plant life. But what makes it unique is that while learning about the needs and life-cycle of plants, your students will also become versed in the Independent Investigation Method (IIM), an exciting seven-step research process that is successful with students of any age or skill level. Thematic units on a variety of other topics are also available.
Grades: K - 2

Researching American Presidents: A Thematic Unit of the Research in the Real Classroom Series
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0103 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895642
Researching American Presidents is a complete unit, designed to fit into any K-2 classroom. It uses an interdisciplinary, standards-based approach to teach your students about the presidency. But what makes it unique is that while learning about presidents, your students will also become versed in the Independent Investigation Method (IIM), an exciting seven-step research process that is successful with students of any age or skill level.
Grades: K - 2

Researching Tropical Rainforests: A Thematic Unit of the Research in the Real Classroom Series
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0104 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895659
Researching Tropical Rainforests is a complete unit, designed to fit into any K-2 classroom. It uses interdisciplinary, standards-based approach to teach your students about the world's tropical rainforests. But what makes it unique is that while learning about these endangered resources, your students will also become versed in the Independent Investigation Method, an exciting seven-step research process that is successful with students of any age or skill level.
Grades: K - 2
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