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.
Firefighters are community heroes and their job is to help wherever there is trouble. Firefighters must be well trained, wear protective uniforms, and ride on trucks that are equipped to fight fires. Firefighters and the equipment they use today have changed significantly over the years.
Journey through Earth's wet and wild rainforests with vivid photographs of the most unique plants and animals in the world's most untouched forests. Readers are introduced to the importance of protecting the rainforests and vocabulary related to the rainforest and its amazing inhabitants.
Discover the heat of the desert, its plant and animal life, and principles of evaporation and erosion. A detailed map is included that shows the locations of the world's deserts as well as a graph that shows largest deserts in the world.
Take a trip through the different forests of the world to discover where forests are located and what types of animals are native to forests. This book features colorful pictures, a detailed map of forests on earth, and vocabulary related to forests.
Introduce upper emergent readers to children from countries all over the globe! With this engaging nonfiction reader featuring Time For Kids© content, readers will begin to understand what children's lives are like in countries like Bolivia, China, Afghanistan, and Germany. Vivid photos show faces and places from around the world. Simple text, large font, content-area vocabulary, and text features like a picture glossary and a Words To Know list help readers improve their reading skills while introducing social studies concepts.
Explore the different kinds of homes that exist around the world! From apartments to castles and farmhouses to cottages, this captivating nonfiction reader features Time For Kids© content and provides insight into different cultures and their definitions of "home." High-frequency words, content-area vocabulary, and text features like a table of contents, a picture glossary, and a Words To Know list, help children improve their reading skills while learning social studies topics.
Take a tour around the world with just a few flips of the pages in this captivating nonfiction reader! Featuring Time For Kids© content, this book introduces upper emergent readers to places and sites around the globe such as the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, and the Grand Canyon. With stunning photographs, easy-to-read text, content-area vocabulary, and text features like a table of contents and a Words To Know list, this book keeps readers engaged as they practice their reading skills and learn social studies concepts.
Familiarize beginning readers with the different jobs of community workers. Featuring Time For Kids© content, this book helps beginning readers improve their reading skills as they learn about important workers such as firefighters, teachers, police officers, veterinarians, sanitation workers, and more. With bright images, direct picture-text match, simple text, large font, and a Words To Know list, even the most reluctant reader will be motivated to learn.
Discover different jobs in the community and how these jobs help people with photos of teachers, police officers, and firefighters: jobs that all require work. Readers will be exposed to what these jobs require and vocabulary related to community workers.
Learn about addition while taking a trip to the dentist! In this charming reader, children will practice addition skills, using early STEM themes, while learning about dental hygiene. Interesting images, helpful mathematical diagrams, and engaging practice problems will encourage young readers to practice their addition skills anywhere--even at a dental visit!
This engaging title shows children two-dimensional shapes typically found in a school. Find circles, triangles, rectangles, and squares! Young readers will also be introduced to the concept of equality through early STEM concepts by adding triangles into a square. This book encourages readers to think about geometry at their own schools, making finding shapes fun and easy with familiar images, engaging practice problems, and helpful mathematical diagrams.
A family takes a trip to the zoo, where they learn about nonstandard measurements as they measure how tall, short, big, or small the animals are.
This book features a letter of the alphabet and includes familiar images, word labels, direct picture-text match, and sight word vocabulary to help readers at Kindergarten reading level to develop phonemic awareness and phonic skills.
Doctors help people stay healthy. When people get sick, doctors help them get well again. Today, doctors use many complex instruments to treat people. Long ago, doctors had few instruments and did not know as many ways to help people get well.