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Becoming a Legendary Teacher provides the perfect tools for constructing productive classrooms and cultivating a love of education among children. The authors encourage other educators to reach beyond the restrictions of rigid lesson plans to capture interest through innovation and interaction. Essential to teachers of all age groups, this book illuminates the roots behind great education, turning dry tactics into methods that motivate, inspire, and drive academic success. 30 black & white illustrations
A simple-to-use, scripted workbook to grammar and composition that accompanies the First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind, Level 4 textbook and makes successful teaching easy—for both parents and students.
This workbook, accompanying the Level 4 Instructor Guide (available separately) in the First Language Lessons complete elementary grammar series, uses classical techniques of memorization, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the important, foundational years of language study.
This Level 4 Student Workbook provides complete worksheets for the student, making it possible for busy parents and teachers to spend more time teaching and less time preparing. Grade Recommendation: Grades 4-5.
Color a picture of Captain Cook in Botany Bay, design an Ottoman pattern, play the Battle of Bunker Hill board game, and pan for gold...don't just read about history—experience it!
This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking projects to crafts, board games to science experiments, and puzzles to projects.
Each Story of the World Activity Book provides a full year of history study when combined with the Textbook, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Activity Book. Activity Book 3 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps
A simple-to-use, scripted guide to grammar and composition that makes successful teaching easy—for both parents and students.
This volume, the Level 4 Instructor Guide in the complete elementary grammar series, uses classical techniques of memorization, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the important, foundational years of language study.
The text covers a full range of grammar topics, including parts of speech, punctuation, sentence diagrams, and skills in beginning writing and storytelling. Optional end units provide practice in dictionary use and letter writing. Designed to follow Levels 1-3, the Level 4 Instructor Guide can also be used as a first grammar text for older students. A Level 4 Student Workbook is available separately with worksheet and activities. Grade Recommendation: Grades 4-5.
Provided for advanced readers and writers, this companion volume provides teachers with prepared reproducible sorts and step-by-step directions to guide students through the sorting lessons. This companion volume focuses on spelling and vocabulary knowledge that grow primarily through processes of derivation. Designed for elementary educators' use as part of a reading curriculum where derivational relations is covered.
This supplemental book expands and enriches the practical, research-based and classroom proven way to study words with students, specifically Word Pattern spelling. Notes for the Teacher, Organizational tips, and follow-up activities all assist teachers and future teachers to begin using word sorts with minimal preparation and to easily reinforce previous word sort skills as students learn and build new ones. Designed for use as part of a reading curriculum where word pattern spelling is covered, topics provide step-by-step instructions on how to introduce and guide students through the sorting lesson. The free Words Their Way CD-ROM supplement is loaded with extra pdf files of games, word sorts, word lists, and game boards providing ready to print activities for new teachers. The Companion Website provides a resource for additional spelling inventories for grades 1-3, resources for using word sorts with ELL learners, and links to related word study websites. Designed for use as part of a reading curriculum where word pattern spelling is covered.
This book, intended for use with the core Words Their Way book, is the ideal supplement to any phonics, spelling and word study curriculum. The Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Instruction core book provides a practical, research-based and classroom-proven way to study words with pupils; this companion volume augments that content with numerous reproducible sorts that specifically address the needs of the syllables and affixes speller. Accompanying the sorts are step-by-step directions for guiding pupils through the sorting lessons, as well as follow-up activities and tips for using the sorts to their best advantage. This book is designed to help all teachers address the needs of all readers and spellers, giving them confidence in the knowledge that their teaching is developmentally appropriate.
This book provides teachers with concept sorting ideas followed by picture sorts for developing phonemic awareness, alphabet knowledge, letter recognition and concept of words in print. This companion volume augments that content with numerous reproducible sorts that specifically address the needs of the syllables and affixes speller. Accompanying the sorts are step-by-step directions for guiding pupils through the sorting lessons, as well as follow-up activities and tips for using the sorts to their best advantage. Designed for elementary educators' use as part of a reading curriculum where emergent spelling is covered.