2015-10-06

The Big Book of Dinosaurs

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  • Full Title : The Big Book of Dinosaurs
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • ISBN Code : 1465494537
  • Pages : 32
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Get ready to roar with this updated edition of DK's beloved Big Book of Dinosaurs Dinosaurs fascinate young children, and this colorful catalog of those mysterious creatures from the past will keep even toddlers entertained for hours. Children will love spotting and learning to name all the different dinosaurs--from the fierce, meat-eating Tyrannosaurus and the long-necked, plant-eating Diplodocus to the armor-plated Stegosaurus and the tiny, hen-sized Compsognathus.


2019-06-18

On Beyond Bugs

By Tish Rabe
  • Full Title : On Beyond Bugs
  • Author : Tish Rabe
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN Code : 0593126491
  • Pages : 48
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Find out all you ever wanted to know about insects when the Cat and company get an up-close view of life as a bug. Kids will learn how insects -- from the spittlebug to the honeybee to the moth -- see, smell, communicate, and pollinate, as well as sometimes pester and amaze and generally make life better for us humans. Catch the bug buzz with the Cat in the Hat and all his friends!


2015-06-19

The Common Core in Action: Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans for K–6 Librarians

By Deborah J Jesseman
  • Full Title : The Common Core in Action: Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans for K–6 Librarians
  • Author : Deborah J Jesseman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN Code : 1610697189
  • Pages : 254
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This book addresses Common Core State Standard curriculum resources to assist the school librarian in collaborating with classroom teachers. • Offers you the opportunity to exercise leadership in your school, playing a key role in the implementation of the CCSS in all subject areas and collaborating with instructors to co-teach lessons correlated with the standards • Provides ready-to-implement lesson plans cross-referenced to the CCSS for all grade levels • Shares collection development planning guidelines relating to the CCSS • Includes resource suggestions and additional lesson plans in all content areas


2020-05-19

Dino Dana

By J.J. Johnson,Colleen Russo Johnson,Christin Simms
  • Full Title : Dino Dana
  • Author : J.J. Johnson,Colleen Russo Johnson,Christin Simms
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1642502855
  • Pages : 230
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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#1 New Release in Children's Books, Science & Nature and Prehistoric ─ A Dino Dana Field Guide for Kids Fun facts about dinosaurs for kids. Did you know that the brachiosaurus was the tallest dinosaur that we know of today? That the kosmoceratops had fifteen horns and hooks on its head? That the spinosaurus is the only known dinosaur to spend most of its time swimming? Discover this and much more in Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide. Dino Dana's field guide for your child. Fans of the Amazon Prime TV show Dino Dana will be so excited to have a Dino Field Guide of their own, put together by the incredible show's creator and executive producer, J. J. Johnson. Full of colorful illustrations and fascinating science facts, this dinosaur book is sure to amaze any young dino enthusiast. A great science book for kids. This book for children is perfect for any kid who likes history and science. In the Dino Dana field guide, your kids will learn: • Which time period each dinosaur lived in • How big the dinosaurs were • What kinds of things dinosaurs ate and did each day • And so much more Kids who like dinosaur books like Dinosaurs, National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs, The Big Book of Dinosaurs, and The Dinosaur Book will love Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide.


2019-08-21

Educate the Heart

By Jennifer Lee Quattrucci
  • Full Title : Educate the Heart
  • Author : Jennifer Lee Quattrucci
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN Code : 1475851863
  • Pages : 224
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This book includes 180 creatively designed screen-free activities teachers can implement to maximize authentic hands-on learning in their classroom. Chapter topics include promoting peace by empowering students to handle conflict through kindness, literacy centers, STEM challenges, and ways to build connections beyond the classroom door.


2020-12-01

Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide

By J.J. Johnson,Colleen Russo Johnson,Christin Simms
  • Full Title : Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide
  • Author : J.J. Johnson,Colleen Russo Johnson,Christin Simms
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1642505226
  • Pages : 230
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Dig into Paleontology with Dino Dana #1 New Release in Children's Dinosaur Books and Fossil Books Following up on the #1 Bestseller comes Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide, Volume 2 - Pterosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures. Part paleontology field guide, part encyclopedia for kids, this colorful second volume explores some of the amazing creatures that once flew through the sky, swam in the oceans, and stomped on prehistoric earth. An introduction to dinosaur fossils for kids. Everyone’s favorite Emmy-award winning paleontologist returns─this time, exploring all sorts of prehistoric marine animals, mammals, and insects. With stunning illustrations, fascinating facts, and thought-provoking experiments, this second Dino Dana field guide offers a creative, inside look into the world of paleontology for kids. For readers of books about dinosaurs for kids. A prehistoric animal encyclopedia for kids like no other, Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide, Volume 2 offers endless facts about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric times. Complete with a photo glossary, size comparisons, and tons of DIY activities, Dino Dana’s second volume makes a wonderful addition to any collection of dinosaur books or Dino Dana toys. Inside this interactive dinosaur encyclopedia, kids will learn which dinosaur was: • The first bird • The largest fish to have ever existed • Named after of the whale in Moby Dick If you’re looking for nature books for kids, science books for kids age 9-12, or dinosaur books for kids 8-12─or enjoy the Jurassic World book series, look and find books, or National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs─then you’ll love Dino Dana: Dino Field Guide, Volume 2 - Pterosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures.


2015-09-09

Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms

By Mariam Jean Dreher,Sharon Benge Kletzien
  • Full Title : Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms
  • Author : Mariam Jean Dreher,Sharon Benge Kletzien
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • ISBN Code : 1462522297
  • Pages : 192
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Specifically designed for K-3 teachers, this accessible guide describes ways to use informational text creatively and effectively in both reading and writing instruction. The book presents lessons, read-alouds, and activities that motivate students to engage with a wide variety of exemplary texts. Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are explained throughout. Key topics include how to build academic vocabulary, balance fiction and nonfiction, and address the needs of English language learners. Examples from diverse classrooms and end-of-chapter discussion questions and engagement activities enhance the book's utility as a professional development resource. Reproducible handouts and other tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.


2019-02-01

Animals Have Classes Too! Birds

By Lisa Cocca
  • Full Title : Animals Have Classes Too! Birds
  • Author : Lisa Cocca
  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 1731611366
  • Pages : 24
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The book, Animals Have Classes Too!: Birds, introduces young readers to animal classifications by explaining how birds are grouped. Through photos, text, and sidebars, this title explores the differences and similarities between several classes, families, genera, and species of birds, and how animal classification works. Readers will find out how birds are classified and why some share a name even if they are a different species. The Animals Have Classes Too! series for grades 1–3 gives an introduction to animal classifications, from kingdom to species. Each 24-page book in the series details how and why animals are classified, including common traits and various habitats, giving examples at each level. Each measuring 7.5" x 10", the titles in this series offer young readers an opportunity to learn more about Earth's magnificent animals.


2012-11-16

Activities for Responsive Caregiving

By Jean Barbre
  • Full Title : Activities for Responsive Caregiving
  • Author : Jean Barbre
  • Publisher : Redleaf Press
  • ISBN Code : 1605542628
  • Pages : 240
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The first three years set the stage for a lifetime of learning. This book provides more than eighty activities and experiences to optimize very young children's intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, as well as strategies that support responsive caregiving. Jean Barbre, EdD, has thirty years of experience working with children and families as a preschool director, teacher, therapist, college instructor, national and international presenter, and guest presenter on public television.


2018-06-01

Boost Your STEAM Program With Great Literature and Activities

By Liz Knowles Ed.D.,Martha Smith
  • Full Title : Boost Your STEAM Program With Great Literature and Activities
  • Author : Liz Knowles Ed.D.,Martha Smith
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN Code : 1440862516
  • Pages : 175
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. • Presents complementary annotated books and discussion questions to engage students in STEAM topics • Offers topical project and problem-solving activity ideas for students in the library makerspace • Provides research and additional resources for teachers and librarians to use in implementing successful STEAM programs


2014-02-17

Nonfiction Writing Power

By Adrienne Gear
  • Full Title : Nonfiction Writing Power
  • Author : Adrienne Gear
  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • ISBN Code : 1551382938
  • Pages : 184
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Writing nonfiction is a key skill that students will need throughout their school lives, and beyond. This remarkable book is designed to help teachers develop a writing program that will enable their students to harness all of their Nonfiction Writing Powers: to Describe, to Instruct, to Compare, to Persuade, to Explain, and to Report. It illustrates ways to encourage students to write because they have something to say, and to recognize that writing well means considering intent and purpose, and choosing the best form of expression. Ideal for teaching writing in the content areas, the book includes guidance on linking writing forms to Science, Social Studies, and other subject areas.


2014-05-27

The Common Core Approach to Building Literacy in Boys

By Liz Knowles,Martha Smith
  • Full Title : The Common Core Approach to Building Literacy in Boys
  • Author : Liz Knowles,Martha Smith
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN Code : 1610696360
  • Pages : 285
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Written with a focus on the English Language Arts Common Core Standards, this book provides a complete plan for developing a literacy program that focuses on boys pre-K through grade 12. • Examines and evaluates the most recent research about boys and nonfiction reading • Addresses the intersections of Common Core Standards and literacy for boys • Provides annotated bibliographies of recommended books as well as lists of apps and other software for boys • Offers educators effective strategies to promote reading with boys and advice for parents in developing a home reading plan for their sons


2017-07-27

50 Fantastic Ideas for Creative Role Play

By Hayley Hughes
  • Full Title : 50 Fantastic Ideas for Creative Role Play
  • Author : Hayley Hughes
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 1472940830
  • Pages : 64
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Role-play is a fun and creative way to engage with children in EYFS, and is fundamental in developing children's learning and communication skills. This new addition to the 50 Fantastic series is filled with great ways to make the most of play-based learning in your environment. Each activity is linked to children's interests, and is designed to allow the child to learn, create, communicate, and have fun! Many of the scenarios involve an element of problem solving to encourage team work, and the suggested props and locations are both easily sourced and well-suited to Early Years schools and settings. With a whole host of inspirational ideas with photos to match, this book is the perfect starting point for creating an outstanding role-play environment.


2015-01-12

Developing Fluent Readers

By Melanie R. Kuhn,Lorell Levy
  • Full Title : Developing Fluent Readers
  • Author : Melanie R. Kuhn,Lorell Levy
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • ISBN Code : 1462519210
  • Pages : 148
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Viewing fluency as a bridge between foundational skills and open-ended learning, this book guides teachers through effective instruction and assessment of fluent reading skills in the primary grades. Fluency’s relationship to phonological awareness, phonics, and print concepts is explained, and practical methods are shared for integrating fluency instruction in a literacy curriculum grounded in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Classroom examples, weekly lesson plans, and extensive lists of recommended texts add to the book’s utility for teachers.


2012-01-09

Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition

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  • Full Title : Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • ISBN Code : 1464963355
  • Pages : 5106
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biological and Life Sciences Research. The editors have built Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biological and Life Sciences Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.