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Understanding Grammar: Adjectives and Prepositions

Ann Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600552

An examination of the rules behind English grammar, focusing on the components known as adjectives and prepositions, which modify and help describe the relationships between words in sentences.

Understanding Grammar: Common Grammatical Mistakes

Ann Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600569

An examination of the rules behind English grammar, focusing on the most common mistakes made by writers--including dangling participles, run-on sentences, and misused words--and how to fix them.

Understanding Grammar: Nouns and Pronouns

Ann Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600576

An examination of the rules behind English grammar, focusing on the components known as nouns and pronouns, which name the people, places, and things that serve as the subjects and objects of sentences.

Understanding Grammar: Phrases, Clauses, and Conjunctions

Ann Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600583

An examination of the rules behind English grammar, focusing on the components known as phrases, clauses, and conjunctions, which are groups of words that comprise and connect all parts of a sentence.

Understanding Grammar: Sentence Types and Punctuation

Ann Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600590

An examination of the rules behind English grammar, focusing on the components known as sentences and punctuation, whose various forms and types provide the fundamental structures of writing.

Understanding Grammar: Verbs and Adverbs

Ann Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600606

An examination of the rules behind English grammar, focusing on the components known as verbs and adverbs, which name and describe the action or state of being necessary to compose sentences.

Research for Writing: Doing Primary Research

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601481

A narrative guide to conducting primary research, complete with an overview of methodologies, tips for collecting and applying qualitative and quantitative data, and helpful resources.

Research for Writing: Navigating the Library

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601504

A narrative guide to conducting research at the library, complete with an overview of methodologies, tips for finding materials in databases and on the shelves, and helpful resources.

Research for Writing: Using the Internet

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601511

A narrative guide to conducting research on the Internet, complete with an overview of methodologies, tips for generating search words and evaluating sites, and helpful resources.

Research for Writing: Finding Print and Subscription Sources

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601498

A narrative guide to conducting research with print and subscription sources, complete with an overview of methodologies, tips for locating reference works and periodicals, and helpful resources.

Early America: Abigail Adams

Jill K. Mulhall

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987868

Abigail lived during times which were much more difficult for women than today. Despite this fact, Abigail Adams traveled, believed in women's rights, and experienced the American Revolution. A devoted wife, mother, and American patriot, Abigail influenced history by helping her husband, John, make important decisions.

Early America: Exploring the New World

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987400

From the Vikings to Henry Hudson, the great explorers sailed across uncharted waters during the Age of Discovery in search of many things, including adventure and wealth. Their exploration not only changed maps of the world but also paved the way for the settlement of the New World.

Early America: The Declaration of Independence

Jill K. Mulhall

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987462

The Declaration of Independence was a document that declared the right to be a country that would make its own decisions, starting with the decision to separate from the British control. From taxation to the Boston Tea Party to Thomas Paine's Common Sense, tension was building against Great Britain. Events finally led to a resolution in Congress that the colonies would form an independent government—a resolution that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.

World War I

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906647

World War I, or the Great War, began in Europe as a military rivalry between France and Germany. As other countries took sides and joined the conflict, the war grew and became worldwide. In 1917, the United States entered the war in an effort to make the world safe for democracy, and afterwards it became a world power.

Industrial Revolution

Debra J. Housel

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906609

The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain during the 1700s and spread to America in the early 1800s as the colonies formed and grew. Industrialism provided the means for development and expansion in America as life transitioned from rural beginnings to large cities. Industry was a large factor for innovation and employment at the beginning of the twentieth century.

The Civil Rights Movement

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906708

Although slavery was illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, segregation was prevalent, especially in the South. Through many uprisings, protests, and demonstrations, segregation was finally abolished and civil rights were established for people of varying colors, races, and genders. Today, we celebrate diversity in our nation because of the Civil Rights Movement of the twentieth century.

World War II

Lisa Zamosky and Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906685

In 1939, another war that would encompass the world began in Europe. World War II began as a conflict of beliefs concerning government among countries in Europe. The United States stayed on the sidelines, unwilling to become involved in the war until Japan attacked a Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.