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 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.
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.
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.
From the moment she hatches from her egg, Grady Goose has to do things her way, often ignoring her parents' rule of "stick together." But when she lags behind as the rest of her family leaves for warmer climes, Grady learns the hard way that one is the loneliest number, especially for a young goose. A chance encounter with a helpful farmer soon sets things right, and a happy ending is in store for Grady and her family. Denise Brennan-Nelson, the author of the delightful Someday Is Not a Day of the Week, returns with another gentle lesson for young readers. Artist Michael Glenn Monroe's beautiful nature scenes, coupled with an information section on geese facts, add a wildlife component perfect for classroom use.
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 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 teach students the importance of keeping water clean and gives practical ideas on things they can do to pitch in.
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.
Readers will discover the proper way to react when encountering stray animals and what to do if they are attacked.
Readers learn the potential dangers of swimming and learn how to avoid injury.
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.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe on your cell phone and online.
Everyone loved Sam and took care of him when he was a kitten, but now that he has grown and comes looking for attention all they do is feed him. So Sam gets fatter and fatter until Mother takes charge. This book teaches an important lesson about caring for pets.
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.
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?