Complete a variety of fun craft projects using pipe cleaners. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.
The Raspberry Pi is a small computer that allows almost anyone to learn about computer programming. Readers will discover new processes, integrate visual information with text, and and learn technical word meanings as they find out how the Raspberry Pi was invented and how makers are using it today. They will also learn how to set up and begin programming their own Raspberry Pis.
Drills are among the most commonly used tools in any handyman's or handywoman's arsenal. This book will help students develop word recognition and reading skills while discovering what these incredible tools can do and how they do it. They will also find out how different kinds of drills can be used to tackle specialized projects. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate important information and learn new words.
Learn how to recycle old clothes into brand-new fashions with these fun do-it-yourself activities. Readers can practice basic sewing skills to make their t-shirts more stylish and unique. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
It's 1863 and 10-year-old Emmy Blue Hatchett has been told by her father that soon their family will leave their farm, family, and friends in Illinois, and travel west to a new home in Colorado. It's difficult leaving family and friends behind. They might not see one another ever again. When Emmy's grandmother comes to say goodbye, she gives Emmy a special gift to keep her occupied on the trip. The journey by wagon train is long and full of hardships. But the Hatchetts persevere and reach their destination in Colorado, ready to start their new life.
What animals can we make with paper?
Teach early Creative Expression concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
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.
Even a cardboard box can be a private (and magical) place. Kelly loves the cabin she has made from a refrigerator box. It has a window with curtains, pictures on the walls, a cabin-sized table and a wonderful view. It sits in the vacant lot next door, transformed into the rugged farm of a pioneer family. Now if only Kelly can find the right person to share it with.
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Onomtopeia and alliterative text along with colorful close-up photos of many different pets brings this book to life.
Discover why so many enjoy hiking in the outdoors and the necessary equipment they use.
Learn to hunt safely and what guidelines and preparations hunters follow.
Clear definitions supported by every day examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to wheels.
Clear definitions supported by every day examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to wedges.
Discover why so many love to fish and explore different types of techniques and equipment they use.
An up-close look at why so many enjoy camping and the types of equipment needed for a fun and safe trip.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing cars. Perfect for illustrated reports.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing dinosaurs. Perfect for illustrated reports.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing horses. Perfect for illustrated reports.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing knights and castles. Perfect for illustrated reports.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing spacecrafts. Perfect for illustrated reports.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing wizards, witches, and dragons
Learn to safely create paper crafts with illustrated step-by-step directions that require little or no assistance and use easy to find materials.
Kids safely make room decorating projects with illustrated step-by-step directions using easy to find materials.
Kids safely learn scrapbooking techniques through illustrated step-by-step instructions that require little or no assistance and use easy to find materials.