America is a country that is filled with many immigrants. In this fascinating book, readers will learn some of the many reasons immigrants choose to become American citizens. The glossary, index, and table of contents help readers better understand the content as they make their way through this inspiring book.
What kinds of jobs are there to do at school? Early readers will learn a few of them as they move through this delightful title that uses informational text, vivid images, and a helpful glossary and index to engage and encourage them to share what jobs they do at school!
There are many jobs to do around the house! Readers will be stimulated by the engaging photos, large text, and an accompanying glossary and index.
School rules help us learn and stay safe. Early readers are shown examples of classroom rules through supportive text, vivid images, and a glossary and index. This book will have children engaged and encourages them to share what rules they have in their school.
The Statue of Liberty stands tall as a symbol of freedom. Early readers are introduced to the Statue of Liberty through a brief history told through simple text, stunning images, and a helpful glossary and index.
School has always been an important part of children's lives! In this engaging nonfiction title that includes a glossary and index, early readers are encouraged to use the detailed images and simple text to observe and discuss the similarities and differences between school in the past and school in the present.
Many people help out their communities in various ways with various jobs. From police officers to dentists, mail carriers to teachers--everyone has an important role! With examples from both past and present and many engaging images and easy-to-read text, readers will be thoroughly emersed from cover to cover!
It's important to know how to get around school! In this informative title, early readers learn the basics of mapping out school--from where it is located in the neighborhood to the position of items in the classroom. Children are encouraged to map out their own classroom with helpful ideas for a creative and engaging activity.
Needs and wants and the difference between them can be a difficult concept for young students. Early readers will be introduced to goods and services, what makes them different, and examples of each. This title features plenty of eye-catching images and new vocabulary.
There are many different places and people that make up a town. Through colorful images and easy-to-read text, early readers learn the important aspects of town communities and are encouraged to look for some of the similarities in their own towns!
Early readers discover the various kinds of families in this nonfiction title. Readers are encouraged to be aware of and embrace the differences in families through lovely images and engaging text.
Community leaders guide people and help them in times of trouble. They are role models, such as school principals, mayors, and Red Cross volunteers and often teach and help with charities. As the needs of people change, so do the jobs of community leaders.
Government leaders help to govern our country, our states, and our cities. They make important decisions, solve problems, and see that laws are enforced. The people they serve elect most government officials. Long ago, there were not as many government officials as there are today because the United States had a smaller population.
Store clerks help people shop. Many years ago, stores were smaller and store clerks had to perform most of the jobs in the store. Today, stores are larger and usually employ several store clerks to help. Store clerks today must know how to use computers to do their jobs.
Bank tellers help people take care of their money. Long ago, bank tellers did most of their work by hand. Today, computers make their work faster and easier. There are even machines called Automatic Teller Machines, or ATMs. Although convenient, ATMs cannot replace bank tellers.
Sanitation workers remove the trash and garbage that people and businesses produce. Increasing amounts of garbage and trash are becoming a problem in our world today.
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.
Throughout history, people have recorded ideas and important events in their lives and communities. Methods of writing have changed greatly over the years. Today, computers make a writer's job much easier and enable people to write and publish more material than ever before.
Long ago, it often took weeks for postal workers to deliver mail to people who lived far away. Today, mail is transported quickly by trucks and airplanes, and it usually reaches its destination in a few days. Postal workers deliver mail directly to homes, businesses, and mailboxes.
Fishers have provided food for thousands of years. Long ago, fishers had to fish close to land and used simple fishing tools such as knives, hoes, and spears. With the use of modern boats and fishing equipment, today's fishers fish far out in the ocean and catch a large variety of fish for market.
Farmers are important because they grow the food that people eat. Modern equipment enables farmers to grow more food for an ever-increasing world population.
Librarians lend and take care of books. Many years ago, the job of a librarian was simpler because librarians only took care of a few books and libraries were small. Most libraries today contain many books, magazines, computers, and other media equipment. Librarians today help people find information and show them new ways to find it.
For over two hundred years, individuals have protected and served their communities as lawmen. Today, people who help enforce the law are called police officers because both men and women can serve in the police force.
Many years ago, doctors trained nurses to help them treat people. Today, nurses go to school to learn about medicine and about how to help people when they are sick. Nurses perform many of the same duties as doctors.
The first teachers in the United States were students who did well in school and were hired to teach other students. Today, teachers must have college degrees to teach. Schools today are larger than those in the past and often have several separate classes at the same grade level.