Grades K - 5. Reinforcement at home is proven to speed up a child's learning. These home literacy cards are great to use during parent conferences and can be used with any children's book. Once parents understand the comprehension strategies that will help their children read, learning can be extended beyond the classroom. Each card is 5 1/2" X 9 3/4." Pack of 10. Available in English or Spanish.
Grades 1 - 5. One of the key shifts in instruction called for by the national state standards is the focus on a students ability to use evidence from texts to answer inference-based questions.This title provides teachers with the perfect resource for allowing students to practice a close and careful reading of texts.Indepth questioning leads students to a deeper understanding of each passage, and students are required to refer to the text in order to give evidence-based answers. Various reading… More »
Grades K - 5. Within the pages of Debbie Linville's new book, Grandpa's Talespun Love, readers will experience the tall tales and fables shared by a loving grandfather to his young grandchild. The stories, though embellished in content, unveil aspects of family history and teachable moments for young children on the importance of family, life in the South and finding delight in life's unique characteristics. The author, a respected literacy educator, has written an extension guide filled with a… More »
Grades 1 - 6. The use of primary sources in today's classroom represents a key shift in literary instruction and brings history alive for students. This book series is full of opportunities for inquiry-based learning as students explore primary source documents that provide eyewitness evidence of authentic events. The pages are filled with photos of actual people and events, posters that once hung on storefronts, paintings that interpret history, and ads or articles taken from newspaper in circulation… More »
Grades K - 5.This book celebrates the special bond that exists between grandmothers and grandchildren. It is a beautiful tribute to grandmothers and the significant ways they shape grandchildren's lives through the years. The author, a respected literacy educator, has written an extension guide filled with a wealth of ways to use this text in the classroom.
Grade 2. Write-on/wipe-off chart is an engaging, easy-to-use resource for hands-on introduction or review of standards-based topics. Perfect for use with the entire class, small groups, or by students working independently. Features 10 double-sided, laminated 18" x 12" charts mounted on a sturdy, free-standing easel. Side one features a graphic overview of a topic while side two provides write-on/wipe-off activities. Also includes an activity guide with master copies and review questions.
Grades 1 - 5. Explore informational text with leveled nonfiction text and Common Core questions and activities! Each book includes 15 nonfiction passages, followed by two pages of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Language activities. Each question or activity has the Common Core standard(s) it hits listed next to it, giving teachers and students detailed information about what standards they are practicing. 48 reproducible pages.