Mischievous hamsters (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a hamster. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.
A horse (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a horse. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.
A shy, yet somewhat mischievous rabbit (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a rabbit. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.
Dena loves using magnets to perform magic tricks for the kids at the pool. When Enrique arrives in town, he doesnt like that Dena is fooling the others. He gives her a century-old treasure map and Dena uses her compass and tools to plot the location of the treasure. To her surprise, the treasure is not where it should be! What could cause her compass to lead her off course? When she discovers the answer, will Dena keep fooling the other kids with magic tricks or will she help them learn about magnetism and the earths shifting magnetic poles?
Caring for Earth is everyones job! Readers will discover some of the different ways they can have a positive impact on the environment. From planting trees and eating locally grown foods, to pre-cycling and protecting animal habitats, children will learn to take personal responsibility for environmental stewardship. Readers will discover how they can be effective problem-solvers when it comes to protecting the planet.
In this innovative title, young readers learn what it means to be a citizen of the global community. From water wells in Africa to global disaster relief, children will learn about different needs around the world and discover their own abilities to make the world a better place.
Super Smart Information Strategies: Team up Online provides students with practical information for online collaboration. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.
Introduces proper online etiquette for children, including respect, fairness, responsibilty, and manners.
Just like in real life, using the internet involves interacting and collaborating with other people. Readers of this book will find out why it is important to be respectful of the people they meet online. They will learn methods for interacting appropriately in collaborative online discussions and for constructively criticizing others' work. They will also reflect upon how they would feel if someone treated them poorly online.
Wikis can bring people from around the world together to collaborate on online projects. Wikis also offer a great opportunity to practice using technology to produce and publishing writing. Readers of this book will learn how to create, edit, and manage a wiki. They will find out how to use photos, text, sounds, and videos to convey ideas and share information with their group. They will also learn the importance of sharing the workload with team members.
Level 3 guided reader that helps educate young readers on the importance of recycling and what they can do to help protect the earth's resources.
Level 3 guided reader that helps kids understand the importance of consuming less and the impact that has on keeping the earth healthy.
Level 3 guided reader that teaches kids the importance of cleaning up trash and the impact that has on keeping the earth clean.
Level 3 guided reader that helps students understand the importance of keeping air clean and give idea's of things they can do help improve the environment.
Level 3 guided reader that helps teach students the importance of keeping water clean and gives practical ideas on things they can do to pitch in.
Readers learn the potential dangers of swimming and learn how to avoid injury.
Readers will discover the proper way to react when encountering stray animals and what to do if they are attacked.
Readers learn what to do if they are caught in a burning building, how to prepare for such events ahead of time, and how to react to firefighters.
The potential dangers of riding in automobiles are presented, and readers are taught about seatbelt safety and how to avoid distracting a driver.
Safety rules are presented for playing or traveling near busy streets, and readers are taught how to alert adults in case of an emergency.
Level 3 guided reader that helps educate young readers on the importance of reusing items and the role that plays in saving Earth's resources.
Googol and Googolplex are on a mission to learn about Earth by collecting a number of items including a blackbird's song, snowballs and a chocolate bar. Pippa and Troy are happy to help, especially when they get to ride to the North Pole in a spaceship. But when they return, Martin, the bully next-door, sees something that he shouldn't.
Sammy the Tree Sloth is very, very slow. The monkeys in the trees breeze right by him. Sammy doesn't mind--but when a big storm hits, will he be fast enough to save himself? Or will Sammy save someone else?
Patty the Platypus doesn't know WHAT she is. A duck? A beaver? Or something else? Her new friends want to find out, and so does Patty. Will testing her skills reveal what Patty is, or does the wise old turtle have the answer to this tale?
Remember the wonder and innocence of catching fireflies as they dance through the summer nights? Here is an opportunity to share the magical experience with your children. Amy is afraid of dark shadows in her bedroom, but notices a slight glow in the back yard. With exuberance she catches fireflies in a jar, only to find their lights go dim until they are free again--and finds that her fear of the dark is gone too. The photo-illustrations are lifelike yet dreamy. A wonderful read-aloud.