This social studies book contains high-interest content to hook reluctant readers. Readers are exposed to the poetic structure of familiar American songs and identify the sequence of events in the development of these songs.
Vampires, werewolves, and aliens - oh my! The History of Monster Movies takes a thrilling look at the imaginary creatures that have scared audiences throughout the years. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary and is purposefully leveled to engage different types of learners. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Lori Oczkus, the text includes a table of contents, captions, glossary, index, and images to deepen understanding. The detailed sidebars feature fun facts that develop higher-order thinking. The Try It! culminating activity provides additional language-development activities. Aligned with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards, this text features complex content appropriate for middle school students.
An examination of the art movement known as Impressionism from its beginnings in the 1860s to its decline in the early 1900s, including an introduction to great artists and works.
Prepare to immerse yourself in the vibrant and breathtaking works of Michelangelo and other famous Renaissance artists. Painting in the Renaissance offers a telling look inside the art world of the Renaissance. Children will learn about the kinds of art and artists, patronage, and famous painters of the period.
A biography of American writer Ernest Hemingway, examining his international adventures and succinct style of writing, as well as some of his greatest works.
An examination of the art movement known as the Baroque Period from its beginnings in the 1590s to its decline in the late 1600s, including an introduction to great artists and works.
An examination of the art movement known as the Renaissance from its beginnings in the 1420s to its decline in the 1560s, including an introduction to great artists and works.