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How to Write a Book Report

Kate Roth Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800280

Book reports are a great way for young people to share their thoughts about books they have read. The activities in this book will help readers develop the skills needed to identify important information from a text and write a clear and concise book report.

How to Write a Journal

Kate Roth, Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800303

Journaling is a popular activity that allows people of all ages to write about their lives. Readers will learn how to write journal entries to record their daily activities and observations.

How to Write a Letter

Kate Roth, Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800273

Letter writing is an important skill. Readers will complete activities that teach the basic formatting and composition skills needed to write a perfect letter every time.

How to Write an Interview

Kate Roth Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800327

A great interview is more than just two people talking. An interviewer must learn how to ask the right questions. The activities in this book will help the reader learn more about interviews and how to turn an interview into interesting text.

How to Write a Poem

Kate Roth, Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800310

Writing poems can help teach new ways of thinking about words and their meanings. A poet must consider the sound of the words written on the page. Readers will use the activities in this book to develop their poetry writing skills.

Get to the Right Site

Ann Truesdell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803748

Describes how to evaluate websites, discussing how to assess their accuracy, authorship, and purpose.

Getting Around Online

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803755

Describes how to search the Internet effectively, discussing choosing good keywords, using search engines, narrowing down a search by using additional keywords, using subject directories, and using subscription databases.

Play It Safe Online

Phyllis Cornwall (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803731

Introduces proper online safety for children, including cyberbullies, limiting personal information, and being responsible.

Find Your Way with Atlases

Adrienne Matteson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803793

Designed to educate young readers on how to use an atlas. Includes information explaining various types as well as parts of atlases, including layout, keys, table of contents and index.

Find New Words with Dictionaries

Ann Truesdell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803779

So many words, so little time! This exciting new title from Cherry Lake publishing helps students understand and harness the power of print and electronic dictionaries.

Find the Facts with Encyclopedias

Ann Truesdell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803762

This new offering from Cherry Lake Publishing, was developed to educate young readers on how to use both print and electronic encyclopedias.

Find the Right Words with Thesauruses

Kara Fribley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803786

How many times have your students struggled to find the best word to describe a feeling, a scene, or an impression? This new title from Cherry Lake helps explain to young readers how a thesaurus can be used to help them become more precise and descriptive in their writing.

Reading and Learning from Informational Text

Jennifer L. Harner (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312007

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the information you are looking for in a text. Readers of this book will discover tips and tricks for proficiently comprehending informational texts and carefully searching them for the knowledge they need. They will find out how informational texts are organized, how to identify important points and key details, and how to demonstrate understanding of a text using information from both illustrations and text.

Starting Your Own Blog

Kristin Fontichiaro (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624311994

Blogs are a great place to practice using technology to produce and publish writing, interact and collaborate with others, and share ideas with the world. Readers of this book will learn how to set up and maintain their own blogs for personal or educational use. They will find out how to write and edit posts using clear and descriptive language, add photos and other media to emphasize facts or details, and interact appropriately with readers in collaborative discussions held through blog commenting systems.

Present It! Creating and Sharing a Slide Show

Ann Truesdell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378270

Learn how to gather, organize, and present information using slideshow software on your computer. Students will use relevant prior knowledge of technology to present their ideas in a new way. The domain-specific vocabulary helps students grow deeper in their understanding of how to create slide shows.

Speak Up! Giving an Oral Presentation

Jeff McHugh (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888885

Learn how to prepare and give an oral presentation with these fun activities. Using their prior relevant knowledge of public speaking, students will learn foundational skills that will benefit them both academically and personally. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Take Note! Taking and Organizing Notes

Ellen Range (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378287

Learn how to collect information from books and other sources by taking notes. Students will learn organizational techniques that act as foundational skills for all present and future areas of study.

Watch It! Researching with Videos

Kristin Fontichiaro (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888878

Learn how to perform research using video sources with these fun activities. Using their relevant prior knowledge of how to find video clips, students will learn how to use videos as effective research tools. With tips that are relevant across multiple academic disciplines, this book encourages students to incorporate visual elements into their project research, rather than only text-based sources.Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Choose It! Finding the Right Research Topic

Kelly Coleman (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888861

Learn how to select a topic for a research project with these fun activities. Students will build foundational skills as they learn how to begin new projects effectively. With tips that are relevant across multiple academic disciplines, this book encourages students to think critically about their project before they begin, to avoid wasting time, effort, and resources. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Designing a Winning Science Fair Project

Sandra Buczynski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378300

Learn how to design, carry out, and present the results of a science project. Students will use relevant prior knowledge of scientific experiments to present their ideas in a new way. The domain-specific vocabulary helps students grow deeper in their understanding of how to carry out experiments effectively.

Maintaining a Positive Digital Footprint

Jeff McHugh (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378294

Learn how to avoid developing a bad reputation or revealing too much personal information on the internet. This book will challenge students' prior knowledge of Internet safety and help them adopt better habits, both academically and personally. By learning these foundational skills so early, students will be able to build upon them as technology inevitably advances.

R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet

Judy Young (author), Victor Juhasz (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627532051

Bring the magic of poetry to life with R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet. From acrostics and ballads to meter and metaphor, author and poet Judy Young has written a delightful collection of poems to illustrate poetic tools, terms and techniques. Each term or technique is demonstrated in an accompanying poem so readers can see the method at work. Whether haiku or rap, sonnets or cinquain, budding writers of all ages will be inspired to put their imaginations to work crafting their own poems.

S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet

Esther Hershenhorn (author), Zachary Pullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365982

What is a first draft? What is a narrative? In S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet, author and writing coach Esther Hershenhorn uses the alphabet to help explain, explore, and examine the tools, techniques, and strategies for those hoping to live the literary life. Writing terms and topics are explained using a two-tier format. C is for the Character, every story's star, the one for whom we cheer, we care, with whom we travel far. Specific genres, story elements (setting and plot), and the mechanics of how to write (including editing and revision) are covered, while quotes from famous authors provide examples of the writer's thought process. Budding writers of all ages will be inspired to put pen to paper (or fingers on keyboards)!

How to Write an E-mail

Kate Roth Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800297

E-mail is a popular form of communication. People use it to chat with friends and conduct business. The activities in this book will teach readers what it takes to write e-mail for any situation.

You Let the Cat Out of the Bag! (And Other Crazy Animal Sayings)

Cynthia Klingel (author)Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541293

Thanks to whimsical illustrations and everyday examples, kids can finally learn the true meanings behind such peculiar idioms as 'Great! You let the cat out of the bag!'