March 28 2009 Specials

Using Google Tools in the Classroom

Find out what the Google search engine can do for you as an educator. Over two dozen specific Google applications are identified, described in terms of usefulness to teachers and students, and accompanied by standards-based lessons.
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Product ID: TCR2222 Grade(s): 5 - 12 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School, High School ISBN: 9781420622225

Seasonal Math Activities - Spring

This is the third book in the Seasonal Math Activities series to help teachers make math more interesting and even fun for their students. The hands-on activities help students learn and review important math concepts such as: measurement, addition and subtraction, estimation, skip counting, ordinal numbers and much more. Activity ideas include categorizing and counting jelly beans, counting flower petals, predicting and tracking weather, and lots of holiday fun. Several activities are based on popular children's literature. Each activity has a list of materials needed and clear, concise directions. Also provided are the skills students will learn or practice as they do the activity. Every creative idea in this book will change your students' attitude toward math from ho-hum to oh-boy!
Publisher: Teaching and Learning Company
Product ID: ETLC10475 Grade(s): 1 - 3 Level(s): Primary ISBN: 9781429113038

Reading Comprehension Skills 3 (Enhanced eBook)

Every book in the Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Series contains 125 plus reproducible pages - more than 125 activities - that combine solid reading comprehension skills reinforcement and enrichment with reading comprehension strategy instruction. Based on current educational standards, the series features ready-to-use resource pages filled with instructional tips and extended activity ideas plus a Scope and Sequence skills chart to track student progress. 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.
Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing
Product ID: SDLSP0300I Grade(s): 3 - 12 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School, High School ISBN: 9781599055800

Jumpstarters for Properties of Matter

Engage students in describing and comparing general properties of objects like size, shape, and temperature. Then, move on to specific types of matter that have characteristic properties, such as density and the melting point. And lastly, have students focus on the notions of elements and compounds. Each reproducible page includes five exercises that can be used as whole worksheets for homework assignments and extra practice or cut apart for daily warm-up activities. Supports NSE standards.
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
Product ID: MTM404107EB Grade(s): 4 - 9 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School, High School ISBN: 9781580378352

Jumbo Fun with the Alphabet (Enhanced eBook)

The revised Jumbo Fun with the Alphabet is your ultimate resource for teaching letter names and sounds! Over 200 pages of engaging activities help students see, hear, say, and write the 26 letters of the alphabet. 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.
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Product ID: EMC2413I Grade(s): PK - 1 Level(s): Early Childhood, Primary ISBN: 9781596739949 ISBN (Physical Book): 9781596739420

Charlotte's Web

This teaching unit helps introduce fine literature to students with a wide range of reading abilities. Each teaching unit promotes oral and written language proficiency through discussion questions and writing assignments that develop comprehension, application, synthesis, and evaluation skills. Reproducible pages contain classroom-tested activities that reinforce thinking skills while introducing the concept of analysis through class discussion. Extensive background information is provided for the teacher; students are presented with the elements of fiction, including setting, characterization, plot, point of view, and theme.
Publisher: Milliken Publishing
Product ID: EMP3185 Grade(s): 3 Level(s): Primary, Intermediate ISBN: 9781429108744

A Journey into Ireland's Literary Revival

A great tide of literary invention swept through Ireland between the 1890s and the 1920s. This engrossing, illuminating, and beautifully illustrated guidebook explores the personal and professional histories of writers such as W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, John Millington Synge, and Sean O'Casey and examines their relationships with the people, culture, and landscapes of Ireland. From Galway and the Aran Islands, to County Mayo and County Sligo, and from Dublin to Wicklow, this guide to the places that inspired Irish Literary Revival showcases the locations where many of Ireland's finest writers shaped an enduring vision of the country.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press
Product ID: RFP9780976670674 Grade(s): Staff Level(s): Staff Room ISBN: 9780982341049 ISBN (Physical Book): 9780976670674
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