Let s Go Rock Collecting

Author: Roma Gans
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442057524
Format: PDF, ePub
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Holly Keller has created vivacious new paintings for this favorite Reading Rainbow title about geology. Readers follow two enthusiastic rock hounds around the globe as they add to their collection. Along the way they will learn how sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks are formed. From the Egyptian pyramids to Roman roads, from the diamond ring on your finger to the pebbles under your feet'rocks are everywhere!

What Your First Grader Needs to Know Revised and Updated

Author: E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553392395
Format: PDF, ePub
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Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders. Featuring a new Introduction, filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this first-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging first-grade education. Inside you’ll discover • Favorite poems—old and new, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat,” “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” and “Thirty Days Hath September” • Beloved stories—from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop’s fables, “Hansel and Gretel,” “All Stories Are Anansi’s,” “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” and more • Familiar sayings and phrases—such as “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and “Practice makes perfect” • World and American history and geography—take a trip down the Nile with King Tut and learn about the early days of our country, including the story of Jamestown, the Pilgrims, and the American Revolution • Visual arts—fun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Georgia O’Keeffe, and others • Music—engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children’s songs • Math—a variety of activities to help your child learn to count, add and subtract, solve problems, recognize geometrical shapes and patterns, and learn about telling time • Science—interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter, electricity, our solar system, and what’s inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Louis Pasteur From the Trade Paperback edition.

Sounds All Around

Author: Wendy Pfeffer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064451771
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Sounds are all around us. Clap your hands, snap your fingers: You're making sounds. Read and find out how people and animals use different kinds of sounds to communicate.

Teaching Science Through Trade Books

Author: Christine Anne Royce
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 1936959135
Format: PDF, Mobi
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What was your favourite book as a child? In more than 10 years of facilitating workshops, we have never heard anyone reply, My fourth-grade science textbook. Clearly, textbooks have an important place in the science classroom, but using trade books to supplement a textbook can greatly enrich students experience. from Teaching Science Through Trade Books If you like the popular Teaching Science Through Trade Books columns in NSTA s journal Science and Children, or if you’ve become enamoured of the award-winning Picture-Perfect Science Lessons series, you ll love this new collection. It s based on the same time-saving concept: By using children s books to pique students interest, you can combine science teaching with reading instruction in an engaging and effective way. In this volume, column authors Christine Royce, Karen Ansberry, and Emily Morgan selected 50 of their favorites, updated the lessons, and added student activity pages, making it easier than ever to teach fundamental science concepts through high-quality fiction and nonfiction children s books. Just as with the original columns, each lesson highlights two trade books and offers two targeted activities, one for K 3 and one for grades 4 6. All activities are Standards-based and inquiry-oriented. From Measuring Penny and How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? to I Took a Walk and Secret Place, the featured books will help your students put science in a whole new context. Teaching Science Through Trade Books offers an ideal way to combine well-structured, ready-to-teach lessons with strong curricular connections and books your students just may remember, always.


Sponges Are Skeletons

Author: Barbara Juster Esbensen
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780064451840
Format: PDF, ePub
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Time to squeeze a skeleton! It's bath time, and your sponge is actually the skeleton of an animal that lived under the sea. Read on to find out how sponges use their special holes and tunnels to eat and breathe, and how you use these same holes and tunnels to soak up the water and rinse off the soap.Sploosh! Splash! Dribble! Did you know your bath sponge once lived in the sea? Sponges come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Barbara Juster Esbensen and Holly Keller have paired an engaging text with funny, kid-friendly illustrations to reveal that a sponge is not just a bath toy. Sploosh! Splash! Dribble! Did you know your bath sponge once lived in the sea? Sponges come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Barbara Juster Esbensen and Holly Keller have paired an engaging text with funny, kid-friendly illustrations to reveal that a sponge is not just a bath toy.

ACCESS to Earth and Physical Science

Author: Shauna Adams;Joy Comingore
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503543706
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The investigations are designed to be used by teachers, family child care providers and others who work with and care for young children. There are two series of investigation sample books: • One series is designed for preschool and kindergarten age children and, with minor adjustments, can be appropriate for children in the primary grades. • The second series is designed for infants and toddlers. Each investigation contains a series of engaging, open-ended experiences that inspire curiosity and inquiry as young children investigate important science topics.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company
Publisher:
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.