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Figuras (Shapes)

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743992022

Learn basic shapes including the triangle, circle, and square with everyday objects presented to help readers identify the shapes and how basic shapes exist all around them. A language arts connection provides vocabulary related to shapes.

Gregor Mendel: Genetics Pioneer

Lynn Van Gorp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905985

Gregor Johann Mendel is known as the father of modern genetics. He used cross-breeding to develop different kinds of peas. This allowed him to make predictions about the outcomes. These are now called Mendel's Laws of Heredity. They explain how traits are passed from generation to generation. Mendel also discovered dominant and recessive genes.

Getting Ready to Camp

Sara A. Johnson

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743908658

Do you know how much planning it takes to get ready for a camping trip? There is food to buy, supplies to pack, and activities to plan. It doesn't seem like much work if you divide everything equally among your friends and family. If everyone does his or her fair share, it is much easier to have fun once you arrive at your campsite. After the work is done, it is time to relax and toast marshmallows—yummy! 32pp.

Benjamin Franklin

Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987554

Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents. His mind was constantly working to make things better for the colonists both before and after independence. Franklin was also a great writer, and he contributed to both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Antoine Lavoisier: Founder of Modern Chemistry

Lynn Van Gorp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743905822

Antoine Lavoisier has been called the founder of modern chemistry. The French scientist is most remembered for developing the scientific method, which is a careful, step-by-step process for proving or disproving something.

Community Leaders Then and Now

Christina Hill and Torrey Maloof

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993852

Community leaders guide people and help them in times of trouble. They are role models, such as school principals, mayors, and Red Cross volunteers and often teach and help with charities. As the needs of people change, so do the jobs of community leaders.

Government Leaders Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993869

Government leaders help to govern our country, our states, and our cities. They make important decisions, solve problems, and see that laws are enforced. The people they serve elect most government officials. Long ago, there were not as many government officials as there are today because the United States had a smaller population.

Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of Electromagnetism

Elizabeth R.C. Cregan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743905768

Thomas Edison's inventions changed the world. His most famous invention is the light bulb, but he also invented generators and the power grid. Edison holds 1,000 patents—the record for the most new inventions. He even started his own electric company.

Investigating the Chemistry of Atoms

Elizabeth R.C. Cregan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743905695

Atoms are the building blocks of everything around us. Inside the atom is the nucleus, with protons and neutrons. But there are even smaller particles that make up protons and neutrons, called quarks. Everything that scientists know about atoms is part of the Atomic Theory, which originated in ancient Greece, but continues even today.

Sanitation Workers Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993829

Sanitation workers remove the trash and garbage that people and businesses produce. Increasing amounts of garbage and trash are becoming a problem in our world today.

Bank Tellers Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993837

Bank tellers help people take care of their money. Long ago, bank tellers did most of their work by hand. Today, computers make their work faster and easier. There are even machines called Automatic Teller Machines, or ATMs. Although convenient, ATMs cannot replace bank tellers.

Store Clerks Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993845

Store clerks help people shop. Many years ago, stores were smaller and store clerks had to perform most of the jobs in the store. Today, stores are larger and usually employ several store clerks to help. Store clerks today must know how to use computers to do their jobs.

Theater Actors Then and Now

Kathleen C. Null Petersen

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993799

Actors have entertained audiences for thousands of years. In the past, plays were performed both to entertain and to teach. Today, plays involve the use of lighting, sound systems, and elaborate sets and often have large casts that include many actors.

Postal Workers Then and Now

Cathy Mackey Davis

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993810

Long ago, it often took weeks for postal workers to deliver mail to people who lived far away. Today, mail is transported quickly by trucks and airplanes, and it usually reaches its destination in a few days. Postal workers deliver mail directly to homes, businesses, and mailboxes.

Writers Then and Now

Kathleen C. Null Petersen

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993802

Throughout history, people have recorded ideas and important events in their lives and communities. Methods of writing have changed greatly over the years. Today, computers make a writer's job much easier and enable people to write and publish more material than ever before.

Farmers Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993772

Farmers are important because they grow the food that people eat. Modern equipment enables farmers to grow more food for an ever-increasing world population.

Fishers Then and Now

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993780

Fishers have provided food for thousands of years. Long ago, fishers had to fish close to land and used simple fishing tools such as knives, hoes, and spears. With the use of modern boats and fishing equipment, today's fishers fish far out in the ocean and catch a large variety of fish for market.

Librarians Then and Now

Roben Alarcon

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993764

Librarians lend and take care of books. Many years ago, the job of a librarian was simpler because librarians only took care of a few books and libraries were small. Most libraries today contain many books, magazines, computers, and other media equipment. Librarians today help people find information and show them new ways to find it.

Police Officers Then and Now

Melissa A. Settle

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993721

For over two hundred years, individuals have protected and served their communities as lawmen. Today, people who help enforce the law are called police officers because both men and women can serve in the police force.

Nurses Then and Now

Sarah Kartchner Clark

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993748

Many years ago, doctors trained nurses to help them treat people. Today, nurses go to school to learn about medicine and about how to help people when they are sick. Nurses perform many of the same duties as doctors.

Teachers Then and Now

Roben Alarcon

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993756

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 Then and Now

Melissa A. Settle

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743993713

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.

Space Exploration

Christine Dugan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743989596

A comprehensive look at the history, people, technology, and future of space exploration. This book is at the reading level of 3.6 with a word count of 1133.

The Brain

Ben Williams

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433336348

This book explores the different parts, uses, and incredible potential of the brain. Reads at the level of 2.7 with a word count of 668.

The Solar System

Kenneth Walsh

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433336331

Provides information on the planets that make up our solar system and their relationship with Earth. This book is at a reading level of 2.6 with a word count of 607.