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Texas Test Prep
Texas Test Prep
Help students tackle the new, more rigorous Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) with Spectrum TEXAS Test Prep! Written in the authentic language of Texas' proficiency requirements, Spectrum TEXAS Test Prep features:
• A complete explanation of Texas' new demanding state proficiency testing
• An easy-to-understand description of Texas' reading and math expectations
• Three practice tests and a final test tailored to grade 6's required subjects
• Variety of strategies for tackling different kinds of questions
• A self-scoring section for each test to determine the level of skill mastery

Grades 3 to 6 resources
Texas: The Lone Star State
Texas: The Lone Star State
Texas: The Lone Star State, is a part of the Discover America Series. Texas celebrates the people and culture with beautiful images and engaging facts as well as describing the history, industry, environment, and sports that make this state unique.
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Product ID: ECB9781593397890
Grade(s): 5 - 8
Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School
ISBN: 9781593397890


Texas
Texas
This Land is Your Land From California to the New York islands, this series offers historical, geographical, and cultural information, including original maps and historical photos. Perfect for report writing, the books also feature state songs, symbols, and recipes.
Publisher: Compass Point Books
Product ID: CPB9780756530600
Grade(s): 3 - 5
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate
ISBN: 9780756530600


Texas People Projects
Texas People Projects
Grades K-8. Features 30 projects for kids to complete-and includes actual state facts. Each project is quick, easy, and inexpensive! Projects include: writing a poem about a state poet; creating a small bulletin board about a state leader; holding a classroom court; creating a costume to imitate one of the first people on our land; and more! Students will have a blast creating projects. Most projects use ordinary, easy-to-access materials. 32 pages.
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL20122
Grade(s): K - 5
Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate


Texas Government Projects
Texas Government Projects
Grades K-8. Features 30 projects for kids to complete-and includes actual state facts. Each project is quick, easy, and inexpensive! Projects include: designing a simple census questionnaire; creating a replica of the state flag; staging a mock classroom election; pretending to be mayor for a day; and more! Students will have a blast creating projects. Most projects use ordinary, easy-to-access materials. 32 pages.
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL19620
Grade(s): K - 5
Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate


Texas Symbols Projects
Texas Symbols Projects
Grades K-8. Features 30 state specific projects for kids to complete-and includes actual state facts. Each project is quick, easy, and inexpensive! Projects include: creating a model of the state bird; building a toothpick railroad track; creating state borders using craft materials; creating a fishbowl with the state fish using jello and gummy fish; and more! Students will have a blast creating projects sure to end up as part of a state symbols & facts resource center-all about your state! Most projects use ordinary, easy-to-access materials. 32 pages.
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL19124
Grade(s): K - 5
Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate


Texas Geography Projects
Texas Geography Projects
Grades K-8. Features 30 geography projects for kids to complete-and includes actual state facts. Each project is quick, easy, and inexpensive! Projects include: constructing a replica of the state's capitol building; creating a montage of the wildlife that lives in our state using cut-out pictures; recreating the path of a state river using a wire coat hanger; building a state tree from fresh or dried leaves/ needles from as many trees as possible; and more! Students will have a blast creating projects sure to end up as part of a geography resource center-all about your state! Most projects use ordinary, easy-to-access materials. 32 pages.
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL18616
Grade(s): K - 5
Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate


Texas History Projects
Texas History Projects
Grades K-8. Features 30 history projects for kids to complete-and includes actual state facts. Each project is quick, easy, and inexpensive! Projects include: creating a cartoon panel describing how our state name came about; writing a state constitution for the 21st century; creating a topographic map of the state; dress up as a famous explorer and recreate their main discovery; and more! Students will have a blast creating projects sure to end up as part of a history resource center-all about your state! Most projects use ordinary, easy-to-access materials. 32 pages.
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL18128
Grade(s): K - 5
Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate


Texas Survivor
Texas Survivor
Do your kids complain they're hounded by history, jumped on by geography, or suffocated by social studies? Divide them into two 'Team Smart' groups and pit them against one another in a rip-roarin' laughter fest of tornado-fast true and false, hair-raising history timelines, sharktooth state trivia, life-and-death legends and lore, mad-dog matching, chilling charts, deathtrap diagrams, cranium-crushing crosswords, volcanic vocabulary, quicksand quagmires of question and answer fun-ALL TIMED! Can they survive? Will they survive? Only time (tick, tick!) and gobs of gray matter will tell!
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL005646
Grade(s): 3 - 8
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate, Middle School


Texas Millionaire
Texas Millionaire
Finally!-A fun, enriching way to teach kids all about their super state! This book is a bank vault about High-rolling History, Gazillions of Geography facts, Payday of People and Places, Eccentric Economics, a Jackpot of Civics, and more! Terrific topics cover everything from state basics to fascinating facts about the state. Wampum over the head with state bird, tree, flower, motto, statehood date, capital city, natural resources, borders, and two-letter postal abbreviation. These are just samples of the interesting information featured in this book. Kids get three chances to answer the multiple choice questions correctly. This is fun-you can bank on it!
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL001020
Grade(s): 3 - 8
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate, Middle School


Texas Wheel of Fortune!
Texas Wheel of Fortune!
Don't let your kids' state studies fall to a fluke of fate. As luck would have it, we created this book just in time to keep your class from spinning into boredom. Kids will love to gamble guesses on geography, hazard history heartache, experiment in economics, speculate on civics, and bet on biographies! Venture vigilantly into the void and teach your kids everything from state basics to fascinating facts about the state. Includes game instructions, a pattern for making a Lazy Susan 'wheel' and prize suggestions. Kids will learn state facts, while improving grammar, critical thinking and memory skills. This Book works like a charm!
Publisher: Gallopade International
Product ID: GAL000024
Grade(s): 3 - 8
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate, Middle School

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