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How to Tell a Fable

Suri Rosen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196897

A fable is a short story that teaches the reader a lesson. The characters in a fable are often animals that speak and act like humans. How To Tell a Fable is an engaging title that uses fables from around the world to help readers identify the conventions of this genre. Readers are guided through a series of writing tasks to learn how to incorporate these same conventions in their own writing.

How to Tell a Folktale

Carol Alexander (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196903

This exciting title introduces readers to the folktale genre. Readers will learn that folktales are often passed down and retold from generation to generation. Readers will discover the similarities and differences between folktales from around the world. The title also includes guided writing activities to help readers write their own folktales.

How to Tell a Legend

Janet Stone (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196910

A legend is a story about a hero, a people, or a natural phenomena. Popular legends include King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Blackbeard, and Robin Hood. This exciting new title teaches readers about the common characteristics found in legends from around the world. Engaging writing activities guide readers as they use these characteristics to create their own legends.

How to Tell a Myth

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196927

A myth is a story that attempts to explain a natural phenomena - such as how the world was created. Myths often include supernatural characters who have extraordinary powers. How To Tell a Myth is an engaging title that introduces readers to myths from around the world and highlights the common elements that make up this genre. Step-by-step instructions help readers create their own myths.

How to Write a Drama

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198686

A drama is a story that is experienced by an audience as a performance. In this engaging title, readers will explore acts, dialogue, stage direction, and other elements that define this genre. Mentor texts and writing prompts guide readers as they compose their own show-stopping dramas.

I can write a book about how to be healthy and happy

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179975

Writing this how-to book will not only motivate children to live healthier, happier lives but will also encourage them to share with others what they have learned. Children will learn how to eat a rainbow and be shown how to write healthy recipes for others to try. They can share how they play their favorite sports and games using point-form instructions. They will also share ways to be kind to their families, friends, and the planet. Writing a book is a great way to internalize knowledge. Children will learn and teach others how to live their best possible lives.

Atlas and Globe Skills

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193162

Take a globe for spin or explore the pages in an atlas these resources can provide a wealth of information about our world. This appealing title takes a visual approach to geographical inquiry. Readers learn about the history of globes and atlases and how they are created. Practical, hands-on activities help readers learn to use these important resources.

Climate Maps

Cynthia O'Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193179

Do you want to know what the weather is like in different parts of the world? Climate maps can help. In this book, readers will learn to read climate maps to discover different climate zones, microclimates, and the average temperature and precipitation levels of places around the world. They will also identify the features that characterize climate maps and how these maps can be used to track climate change.

Physical Maps

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193186

Maps can show more than just cities - they can also show you what the landscape looks like in different areas. Physical maps use colors and symbols to identify landscape features like forests, plains, valleys, deserts, mountains, and bodies of water. Full-color maps and accessible text help readers understand the specific features of physical maps.

Team up Online

Sara Wilkie Vicki Pascaretti (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797741

Super Smart Information Strategies: Team up Online provides students with practical information for online collaboration. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Write It Down

Julie Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797758

Super Smart Information Strategies: Write it Down provides students with practical information on how to develop note taking skills. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Put It All Together

Phyllis Cornwall (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797734

Super Smart Information Strategies: Pull it Together provides students with practical information on how to synthesizing data. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Make the Grade

Carol A. Gordon (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797727

Super Smart Information Strategies: Make the Grade provides students with practical information for evaluating product and process associated with the conducting and presenting research. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Find Your Way Online

Suzy Rabbat (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797697

Super Smart Information Strategies: Find your way Online provides students with practical information on how to use online resources. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Go Straight to the Source

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797703

Super Smart Information Strategies: Go straight to the Source provides students with practical information on how to use primary sources. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

Hit the Books

Suzy Rabbat (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797710

Super Smart Information Strategies: Hit the Books provides students with practical information on using print and ebooks. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.

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 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.

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.

Social Studies Projects that Shine

Sara Wilkie (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801270

Find out how you can create top notch social studies projects.

Your Fascinating Family History

Mary J. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801263

Learn how to research, understand, and arrange information about your ancestors.

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.

Get Ready for a Winning Science Project

Sandra Buczynski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801287

Learn what goes into a quality science project and discover some tips for conducting experiments.