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Classic Literature

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783773

This title examines the genre of classic literature in Pride and Prejudice, The Book Thief, The Joy Luck Club, Brave New World, and The Handmaid’s Tale. It features four analysis papers that consider classic literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Drama

Rebecca Kraft Rector (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783780

This title examines the genre of drama in She Stoops to Conquer, Pygmalion, Inherit the Wind, A Raisin in the Sun, and Mamma Mia! It features four analysis papers that consider drama, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

George Washington

Saddleback Educational Publishing (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602915862

Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader.

Be Safe around Strangers

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536628

An older child walks home from school with a younger child and teaches him which strangers are safe to ask for help and which aren't.

Be Safe around Water

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536635

A young child teaches her toys, dolls, and action figures the water safety rules she has learned.

Be Safe on Your Bike

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536581

Samantha teaches her somewhat clueless neighbor boy Jake how to ride his bicycle safely as they go for a bike ride and get ice cream.

Be Safe around Fire

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536598

A young child teaches her toys, dolls, and action figures the water safety rules she has learned.

Be Safe on the Internet

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536604

A young boy named Aidan teaches his curious puppy how to stay safe online.

Be Safe on the Playground

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536611

A girl teaches an alien from a planet with no gravity how to be safe on a playground.

Political Maps

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193193

Political maps are often the first kind of maps children learn about. These maps identify the boundaries of countries, states or provinces, and cities, as well as such physical features as lakes and oceans. Detailed, up-to-date maps and clearly written text help readers understand how to use political maps to solve problems.

How to Write Realistic Fiction

Lizann Flatt (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198617

Realistic fiction is a defined as a story that is not true, but could happen in real life. This exciting title encourages budding young writers to draw inspiration from the world around them to develop characters and plot. Engaging writing activities provide guidelines for readers to create their own realistic fiction stories.

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.