What s the Big Idea Ben Franklin

Author: Jean Fritz
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442067998
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Depicts the life of Benjamin Franklin and his accomplishments as printer, inventor, and statesman

What s the Big Idea Ben Franklin Standardized Reading Practice Test Package

Author: Ann Maouyo
ISBN: 9781602403918
Format: PDF, Mobi
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JHU Talent Development's Standardized Reading Practice Tests provide periodic assessment of students' progress in reading comprehension and reading vocabulary resulting from implementation of Student Team Literature. In addition, they allow students to practice taking standardized tests within the context of the pieces of literature they are reading, without interrupting instruction or "teaching to" a particular test. Each package includes reproducible student test pages and teacher's answer pages in one handy bound volume, and also supplies teacher information including test administration tips, a breakdown of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions, and a handy fill-in chart for analysis of student skills mastery at a class-wide level.

Benjamin Franklin

Author: Christopher J. Murrey
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781590333846
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Benjamin Franklin is generally considered one of America's most versatile and talented statesmen, scientists, and philosophers. His achievements include publisher of Poor Richard's Almanac and many articles on political, economic, religious, philosophical and scientific subjects. He was the inventor of bifocals, the Franklin stove, lightening rod, he was one of the signers of the 'Declaration of Independence', and the founder of, what is now the University of Pennsylvania. This book presents a detailed and riveting review of Franklin's life based on excerpts from the renowned 1899 book on Franklin by Sydney George Fisher. This overview is augmented by a substantial selective bibliography, which features access through title, subject and author indexes.

Integrating Literature in the Content Areas

Author: Sharon Kane
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351813390
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This practical, accessible resource will help future and practicing teachers integrate literature into their middle school or high school classrooms, while also addressing content area standards and improving the literacy skills of their students. Two introductory chapters are followed by five chapters that each cover a different genre: Chapter 3, Informational Books; Chapter 4, Fiction; Chapter 5, Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir; Chapter 6, Poetry; and Chapter 7, How-to and Hands-on Books. Each genre chapter consists of four parts: Part 1: Discusses the genre and how content area teachers can use books within that genre to further content learning and enhance literacy skills. Part 2: Offers hands-on instructional strategies and activities using literature, with activities for use in a variety of disciplines. Part 3: Presents individual author studies (three or four per chapter) with bibliographies and guidelines for using the authors' books in content area courses. Part 4: Features an annotated bibliography of specially selected children and young adult literature for that genre, organized by content area. The annotations provide information about the book, which can be used to prepare booktalks, and teaching ideas for using in a specific content area. Altogether these sections contain more than 600 annotated entries tabbed by subject area, including art, English/language arts, languages and culture, math and technology, music, PE/health, science, and social studies/history.

Ben Franklin s Big Shock

Author: Judith Jango-Cohen
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 9781575058733
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Read about the famous experiment in electricity and its importance.

Benjamin Franklin

Author: Ryan P. Randolph
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9780823957514
Format: PDF
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Traces the life of Benjamin Franklin, discussing his accomplishments and contributions as a printer, inventor, politician, philanthropist, and scientist.

The Winners Handbook

Author: Judy Freeman
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591585107
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Judy Freeman has developed a comprehensive handbook with thoroughly annotated lists of the 2006's best children's books, lesson plans, teacher's guides, stories, songs, and Internet resources. The Winners! Handbook starts with an extensive booklist of Judy's 100 best books of 2006, including many of the big award winners. (If you own Judy's Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3, it follows the same format. Indeed, you can consider the new Winners! Handbook the first update to that book.) Each entry includes a meaty and thoughtful annotation, a germ (a series of practical, do-able, useful, pithy ideas for reading, writing, and illustrating prompts and other activities across the curriculum); a useful list of exemplary related titles; and subject designations for each title to ascertain where the book might fit thematically into your curricular plan or program. There's also a title, author, and subject index for easy access. You find scores of useful and fun ideas, activities, lessons, and ways you can incorporate literature into every aspect of your day and your life. From story hour to school curriculum tie-ins, the many connections include strategies for comprehension, critical thinking skills, research, and problem-solving; songs, games, crafts, songs, plenty of great across-the-curriculum poetry, creative drama and Reader's Theater, storytelling, booktalking, and book discussion. Most of the books included are fabulous read-alouds, read-alones, and natural choices for Guided Reading, Literature Circles, or Book Clubs.