Dan is not sure he'll survive the boring field trip to a remote heritage farm. How could a place with no running water, telephone or electricity be anything but dull? The farmer knows nothing about farming and is angry about having to conduct the tour. And what's with his tattoo? The teacher requests a private word with the farmer and then mysteriously disappears. After a messy attack of allergies, Dan is excused to find a tissue. He sneaks back to the school bus and discovers the driver and teacher have been bound and gagged. The farmer is really an escaped convict with nasty plans. Will Dan be able to find help in time?
Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming a movie director. Includes profiles of prominent pioneers in the field of movie making.
Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing monster trucks. Perfect for illustrated reports.
When Renata is chosen to play the lead role in the school musical, students who used to ignore her start saying hello and congratulating her in the hall. She is happy until it becomes evident that Karin, a wealthy girl who expected to get the lead role, will go to great lengths to ruin Renata's reputation.
Beginning readers are introduced to verb and noun homophone pairings in this fun reader!
Arjun, Nora, and Ping use conjunctions to join up parts of their sentences while they make pizza. Will they have anchovies or jalapeños? Includes a grammar review page.
Scarlett, Ping, Bernard, and William use prepositions as they play hide-and-seek at the farm. Scarlett finds everyone, but there is a noise in the loft. Who is up there? Includes a grammar review page.
William and Ping use pronouns as they get ready for Bernard's surprise birthday party. Someone ate the cake! But who ate it? They need to find out! Includes a grammar review page.
Scarlett uses adjectives to describe the animal she sees to Arjun and William as they take a walk through the woods. Just how big is that animal? Includes a grammar review page.
Scarlett, Nora, and Bernard use interjections while they learn about spiders after one bites Scarlett. Ouch! Includes a grammar review page.
Ping uses verbs to explain to William what the bear outside Bernards cabin is doing. Readers learn the different jobs of verbs in a sentence. Includes a grammar review page.
Scarlett, Ping, and Arjun have fun with nouns as they play outside on a snow day. They use nouns to tell about the people, places, and things in their sentences. Includes a grammar review page.
A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts young and old animals, showing how old animals teach young ones. Includes comprehension activity.
A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts common rough and smooth objects, both in nature and man-made. Includes comprehension activity.
Describes the forces of push and pull using everyday objects such as strollers and wagons. Includes experiments.
Introduces synonyms for clean by comparing tidy, neat, spotless, and sparkling items in a child’s bedroom.
Introduces synonyms for cold by detailing fun activities to do in cool, chilly, crisp, and frigid weather.
Introduces synonyms for dirty by detailing the messy, sloppy, and filthy animals at the zoo.
Introduces synonyms for hot by detailing a day at the beach with a blazing sun and scorching hot sand.
Introduces synonyms for small by detailing the sizes of familiar foods, such as baby carrots, miniature marshmallows, and tiny peas in a pod.
Eve and Grace find homophones on a farm, such as the sight of a horse’s braid and the sound of a donkey that brayed.
A fun zoo theme introduces young readers to sets of three homophones, such as to, too, and two, and bye, by, and buy.
A fun counting theme introduces young readers to the concept of homophones.
New readers are introduced to homophones found in nature.
A fun sports theme introduces young readers to the concept of homophones.