This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together on a farm. From a band of horses to a farrow of piglets, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
In Earning Money, early readers learn about the concept of earning money and ways to do it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about earning money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Earning Money also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
In Needs and Wants, early readers learn the difference between a want and a need. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about needs and wants online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Needs and Wants also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
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Students will read about two family vacations to Hawaii and China while taking a “trip” of their own into the world of multiplication! This math reader provides real-life problem-solving opportunities that make learning multiplication fun and easy while seamlessly integrating STEM topics. This full-color book teaches students operations and algebraic reasoning, introducing them to vocabulary terms and STEM concepts like electromagnetism, friction, force, drag, thrust, and gravity. Captivating images, practice problems, and mathematical charts and diagrams help develop students’ math and reading skills. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse and activities that students can respond to at home or school. Let’s Explore Math sidebars and the extensive Problem Solving section provide ample opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. Text features such as a glossary, index, and a table of contents increase understanding and build critical literacy skills. Learning multiplication is fun and easy with this engaging grade 3 math reader!
NASA wants to send humans to Mars within the next 25 years, but before that can happen, they must plan and prepare. This math reader will engage students as they read about STEM topics, building both their literacy skills and math content knowledge. With a focus on NASA’s Mission to Mars, students will learn problem solving through the use of real-world examples. Captivating images, practice problems, and mathematical charts and diagrams help develop students’ problem solving skills. Text features such as a glossary, index, and a table of contents increase understanding and build critical literacy skills. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section facilitates mathematical discourse and higher order thinking skills with questions that students can respond to at school or home. The extensive Problem Solving section and Let’s Explore Math sidebars provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. Learning how to problem solve is fun and easy with this engaging grade 3 math reader!
Learn about different animals that live in the city, collecting data and making predictions about each of them! This entertaining e-book, translated in Spanish, follows the story of a fourth-grade class field trip to a park where students study and investigate different animals such as mallard ducks, sparrows, rabbits, dragonflies, and more. Children will be encouraged to build analytical habits as they are engaged with simple practice problems relating to ecology and mathematics. With STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, easy-to-read informational text, vivid images, and text features such as a glossary and index, this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book will encourage readers to collect data and make predictions about animals and many other topics on their own!
Find patterns in nature, art, fashion, technology, and more while practicing algebraic thinking with this digital resource! Translated in Spanish, this nonfiction e-book introduces readers to many types of geometric and number patterns found in the world including tessellations, the binary system, and Fibonacci's famous arithmetic sequence. Clear mathematical charts and diagrams simplify number patterns while real-world examples such as clothing patterns, architectural design, and bar code scanners motivate students to develop meaningful content-area literacy and STEM skills. This Spanish-translated informational text gives readers many opportunities to complete patterns while discovering that patterns can be great shortcuts.
Take students on a journey to Camp Patton to recognize patterns in nature and practice algebraic thinking with this digital resource. In this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book, students will read about a group of students and their teacher who take a trip to a nature camp and explore patterns on leaves, pine cones, animals, and more. Complete number patterns, identify pattern rules, and be introduced to Fibonacci's arithmetic sequence through this informational text translated in Spanish. Vibrant images, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, easy-to-read text, and text features such as a glossary and index, give readers all the tools they need to develop meaningful content-area literacy, pattern perception, and STEM skills.
Practice measurement, unit conversion, and algebraic thinking while learning all about sharks in this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book! From dwarf dogfish to whale sharks, Spanish readers will be fascinated by these marine creatures as they improve their mathematical and STEM skills. Measurements and various units for length, weight, speed, and even the amount of liquid consumed by a whale shark, are concepts addressed in this easy-to-read informational text. With exciting images, simple practice problems, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and text features such as a glossary and index, this e-book will leave readers more confident in their measurement skills, encouraging them to measure things in their daily lives as well!
Explore estimation and geophysical predictions by learning about seismologists, volcanologists, and meteorologists in this digital resource! This exciting Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book showcases the importance of predicting and preparing for disasters in order to save lives. Volcanologists test gases on a volcano to predict eruptions! Meteorologists use Doppler radars to predict tornadoes! These data collectors use estimation in order to do this. Spanish readers can use sample problems to practice estimation with the help of easy-to-read informational text, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and text features such as a glossary and index. This e-book encourages children to improve their problem solving and STEM skills.
Encourage Spanish readers to practice multiplication, division, and fractions while learning all about bread through this digital book! Readers can apply multiplication, division, numbers and operations, and STEM skills throughout this informational text filled with practice problems and interesting facts about wheat grain, nutrition, bakeries, and more. With an accessible glossary, vibrant images, clear mathematical diagrams, a historic timeline of bread throughout the world, and easy-to-read text, this Spanish-translated e-book will engage readers and show them how to apply mathematics to their daily lives - even to what they eat!
Give Spanish readers a real-world opportunity to practice multiplication and division while computing expenses and profits for the school bake sale in this digital book! Translated in Spanish, this charming e-book engages readers with a tasty muffin recipe while encouraging them to apply their mathematical, problem-solving, and STEM skills in daily life. Follow the story of a boy and his grandpa as they divide a recipe for 144 muffins into three batches of 48 to make sure they can all fit in the oven! Practice operations with fractions, long division with remainders, writing equations, simplifying expressions, and more. Fun examples, vibrant images, an accessible glossary, clear mathematical diagrams, and easy-to-read text keep these mathematical concepts feeling easy and meaningful!
Which is more and which is less? Use your math mind to figure it out! Introduce children to making comparisons with this engaging e-book! Simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs are flowed beautifully throughout this e-book to engage students from start to finish. Students will be introduced to basic measurement and data concepts with this e-book that aligns to mathematics standards.
What makes a group? How do you know? Look at what is the same to help you! Use this enlightening, nonfiction e-book to introduce students to classifying and counting. Simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs are flowed beautifully throughout this e-book to engage students from start to finish. Students will be introduced to basic measurement and data concepts with this e-book that aligns to mathematics standards.
How many toys do you have? Have you ever taken the time to count all of your toys? Introduce young readers to counting and cardinality by having them count the different toys displayed throughout the pages of this e-book. Featuring vivid photographs of toy cars, dinosaurs, and more, readers will enjoy counting while also developing oral language skills by describing what is happening in each photograph.
What do you do when you plan your birthday party? Do you order a big cake and have goodie bags for your friends? This engaging e-book prompts students to determine greater than, less than, or equal to quantities by looking at the number of friends invited versus the number of cupcakes, chairs, and party favors available at the party. Early readers will not only learn the importance of quantities, but each engaging photograph allows students to use their oral language skills to collaborate together to create a story about the birthday party in the e-book.
Capital resources are used every day! These are tools that make it easier for us to do things. They are a part of our economy. The economy helps us get the things that we want and need. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.
Learn all about baby animals in this bright and colorful science reader! Young readers will love the vibrant photos of these adorable baby animals. With the help of familiar examples, students will learn the names of their favorite animals' babies. They can also practice counting the number of animals in each picture! Instructions for a fun science activity are also included to give students additional practice in identifying baby animals. A helpful glossary and index offer additional support.
Are you good at predicting? Have you ever made a scientific prediction? This dynamic science e-book will help third-grade students learn all about scientific predictions and the steps that scientists take to make good predictions. With a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this is a perfect tool to develop students’ scientific practices and support STEM Education. Including a glossary and index, the helpful text features in this easy-to-read informational text support the development of content-area literacy while vibrant images keep readers engaged from cover to cover.
There are all sorts of ways to sort farm animals! This charming title teaches young readers how to recognize animals' different qualities and sort them into sets, familiarizing children with set theory, data analysis, and early STEM themes. With the help of familiar images, engaging "You Try It!" problems, and a glossary, children will be able to sort animals into many different categories--big or small, two-legged or four-legged, fast or slow!
There are all kinds of ways to sort wild animals! This fun title teaches young readers how to recognize animals' different qualities and sort them into sets, familiarizing children with set theory, data analysis, and early STEM themes. With the help of fun, familiar images, engaging "You Try It!" problems, and a glossary, children will be able to sort animals into many different categories--big or small, fast or slow!
Learn basic subtraction at the bakery! This engaging title uses familiar examples of a bakery selling tasty baked goods to make learning subtraction and number operations easy and fun! Practical examples, vivid images, mathematical diagrams, and engaging "You Try It!" problems all help young readers understand subtraction and early STEM themes. If there were eight pies, but four pies were sold, then there are four pies left! With the help of this practical example and many others, children will be excited to subtract!
Make patterns fun at recess time! This exciting title helps young readers recognize repeating patterns all around through helpful charts and familiar images of recess time. Children will better understand early STEM themes through the help of simple, applicable examples of patterns. This title will engage young readers with games and featured "You Try It!" problems!
Discover patterns in everyday games! This charming title helps young readers recognize repeating patterns in common games like checkers, cards, board games, and jacks. Children will enhance their understanding of patterns and early STEM themes with engaging examples and featured "You Try It" problems.