The art of glass blowing has been around for over 4,000 years! Readers explore the history of blown glass, the tools and equipment that is used, and how it is still practiced today in this engaging nonfiction reader that features vibrant images and informational text.
A representation of American history and expansion, Mount Rushmore honors four great American presidents. Early learners may not yet know the symbolism behind Mount Rushmore, but the engaging photographs will help them create a vivid storyline of this symbolic landmark from conception to completion. Aligned to the National Council for the Social Studies and other state standards, this wordless e-book will help students understand the meaning behind one of the many important symbolic national landmarks in America.
Early readers can learn how to make their very own Chinese New Year dragon in this step-by-step instructional nonfiction book. Bright, vivid photos and a glossary of required tools help introduce children to a new culture through craft-making.
Early readers can learn how to make their very own gingerbread man in this step-by-step instructional nonfiction book. Bright, vivid photos and a glossary of tools required give children an opportunity to immerse themselves in craft-making.
The students in this book are getting ready for a craft sale. Each class will make a different item to sell. All the items will have a pattern. Beads, ribbons, and buttons are just a few of the materials they will use to make the crafts. Which pattern is your favorite?
Do you enjoy listening to music? Do you know that there is a pattern to music and the instruments we use to make music? Tapping and clapping are movements that can form a pattern. For example, tap, tap, clap, tap, tap, clap. Can you find a pattern with your favorite instrument?
Practice finding patterns while learning about music around the world! Many different musical instruments use patterns to make different sounds into rhythms, such as tambourines, drums, and flutes. This charming text uses vibrant images, engaging practice questions, and helpful mathematical diagrams to help young readers understand patterns and early STEM themes. Children will have fun discovering patterns that these instruments make and learning how to make patterns of their own with homemade instruments!
Help crafty kids find patterns with beads, ribbons, buttons, and more! This title tells the story of students preparing for a craft sale. In each of the crafts they make, young readers can find a pattern. Vibrant images, simple practice problems, and helpful mathematical diagrams help children discover patterns and learn about early STEM concepts. Encourage children to find patterns in all sorts of fun crafts and activities!
Have you ever looked closely at a pinecone, a leaf, or a flower? If you have, you might have noticed patterns. A haiku is a form of poetry based on patterns. Haiku are often inspired by nature. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to haiku, explores its cultural importance and history, and invites students to write their own haiku. This high-interest title includes detailed images, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking.
Actors have entertained audiences for thousands of years. In the past, plays were performed both to entertain and to teach. Today, plays involve the use of lighting, sound systems, and elaborate sets and often have large casts that include many actors.
Throughout history, people have recorded ideas and important events in their lives and communities. Methods of writing have changed greatly over the years. Today, computers make a writer's job much easier and enable people to write and publish more material than ever before.
Learn all about skyscrapers including the important steps and materials used to build these massive buildings. Readers are introduced to some of the largest skyscrapers in the world and vocabulary related to the construction and function of skyscrapers.
Discover the rich history of glass blowing and learn how to make glass! This book presents the tools and methods needed to create beautiful hand-blown glass pieces.
Making things with your hands can be fun! Learn how making things with your hands is a common way that people preserve their traditions and the history of their people. The connection to language arts is vocabulary related to creative traditions.