Build problem-solving skills with this unique series that uses fiction and nonfiction text to present mathematical problems and situations. Students are required to read the passages then use critical thinking to complete each task. Each unit includes a sidebar with tips, tools, and strategies students can use in the problem-solving process. Extension activities are also provided to give them the opportunity to reflect on the passages and discuss their answers. Correlated to ELA & Math Correlated to the Common Core State Standards.
Daily Warm-Ups: Reading Grade 7
Each book in the Daily Warm-Ups: Reading series provides students with over 150 opportunities to master important reading skills. The warm ups include both fiction and nonfiction reading passages, followed by questions that are based on Bloom’s Taxonomy to allow for higher-level thinking skills. Adding one daily warm-up a day to the classroom schedule or at home gives students the practice they need to improve their reading comprehension skills. The content is correlated to the Common Core State Standards.
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension for the Common Core Grade 8
Focusing on the “analysis” component in the Common Core scheme of reading comprehension, students are presented with 18 nonfiction passages that cover science, history, biographies, and informational text. After reading a passage, students are asked different “levels” of multiple choice questions, helping students recognize that different types of questions require different levels of effort and thinking. They are also asked to write questions of their own and to answer essay questions.
Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids
Nutrition and Fitness Activities
Help students learn to make healthy food choice, appreciate the importance of daily exercise, and develop healthy habits they will maintain throughout their lives. Encourage them to journal about nutrition, fitness, and health to reinforce what they have learned. 96 pages + CD pages.
Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 1-2
Nonfiction Writing for the Common Core Grades 3-6
This resource provides techniques for integrating Common Core writing standards into your current teaching practices. Students are introduced to the three main text types emphasized in the standards: Argumentative Writing, Informational/Explanatory Text, and Narrative Writing. A variety of lessons designed to build student proficiency are included for each text type as well as extension activities and assessment plans.
Nonfiction Writing for the Common Core Grade 3
Math Strategies to use with your English Language Learners Grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Teachers who struggle teaching math to ELL students will appreciate this resource. It contains dozens of specific strategies for introducing math concepts. It provides activities and lessons for reinforcing math skills. A student-friendly glossary of math terms is included, as well as a section devoted to “cracking the code” of word problems.
Math Strategies to use with your English Language Learners Grades 3-4
Math Strategies to use with your English Language Learners Grades 5-6
Strategies to use with your English Language Learners, Grades 1-3, 4-6
If you want to learn about improving upon your ELL instructional methods, then this is the resource for you. It explains how to work with parents, build cultural awareness, recognize learning styles, and differentiate lessons. It also includes sample lessons and activities that cross all curriculum areas. It’s the practical guide you’ll be recommending to others.
Strategies to use with your English Language Learners Grades 4-6
Summertime Learning: Prepare for Grade 8
This series is designed to help parents prepare their children for the next school year while allowing them to enjoy their summer vacation! Features include:
-An 8-week daily schedule
-Monday-Thursday lessons that cover reading, writing, and math
-Friday activities that provide fun brain teasers and a test practice page
-A message from the National Summer Learning Association
-112 pages: 2 pages of activities per day with answer keys
-Plus extras like reading lists, websites, and reference charts.
The content is correlated to the Common Core State Standards.
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Informational Reading Grades 1-2, 2-3, 3, 4
Motivate students with interesting, practical reading lessons. Each unit (over 40 per book) introduces an example of environmental print (sign, poster, package, directions, map, schedule, etc.) along with a story and five questions that help develop skills in comprehension, vocabulary, critical thinking, and testing.
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Informational Reading Grades 2-3
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Informational Reading Grade 3
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Informational Reading Grade 4
Traits of Good Writing Grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Traits of Good Writing emphasizes the entire process of writing. It includes practical, hands-on lesson plans for each of the following writing traits:
- Ideas and Content
- Word Choice
Each section is theme-based and includes student samples, reproducible student pages and identifying elements of each trait. Also included are technology resources and a section describing how each lesson pertains to the writing standards.
Traits of Good Writing Grades 3-4
Traits of Good Writing Grades 5-6