Amazing Facts in World History, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Don Blattner

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1483822745

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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This entertaining classroom supplement provides students with an intimate view of the people and events that have shaped the world! Activities will pique students' interest and serve as a springboard for discussion. Topics covered include ancient Egypt, the early Olympic games, life in Rome, the Mongols, ancient China, Vikings, the Middle Ages, the Titanic, and more! Reading passages are accompanied by fun quizzes, puzzles, logic problems, to reinforce learning. An answer key is also included. Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.

Maps for U.S. History, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Mark Twain Media

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1622235924

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Maps for U.S. History complements any social studies curriculum by offering clear, detailed maps that highlight significant events in American history. This collection ranges from early native civilizations to the wars of the nineteenth century, and so much in between! --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

Egypt and the Middle East, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Patrick Hotle, Ph.D.

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580376258

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Presents reading selections and assessment strategies covering the history and civilization of Egypt and the Middle East.

Der goldene Kelch

Abenteuer-Roman

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Author: Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 9783407784711

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Page: 300

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Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Michael Kramme

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580376584

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Bring history to life for students in grades 5 and up using Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations! This 96-page book features reading selections and assessments that utilize a variety of questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking, and constructed response. Hands-on activities, research opportunities, and mapping exercises engage students in learning about the history and culture of Mayan, Incan, and Aztecan civilizations. For struggling readers, the book includes a downloadable version of the reading selections at a fourth- to fifth-grade reading level. This book aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.

World Civilizations and Cultures, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Don Blattner

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580376347

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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This book features reading selections exploring cultures from around the world and assessments that utilize a variety of questioning strategies, as well as map activities and a downloadable version of the reading text at a lower reading level for struggling readers.

U.S. History Maps, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Don Blattner

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580378137

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Bring the action and adventure of U.S. history into the classroom with U.S. History Maps for grades 5 and up! From the ice age to the admission of the 50th state, this fascinating 96-page book enhances the study of any era in U.S. history! The maps can be easily reproduced, projected, and scanned, and each map includes classroom activities and brief explanations of historical events. This book covers topics such as the discovery of America, Spanish conquistadors, the New England colonies, wars and conflicts, westward expansion, slavery, and transportation. The book includes answer keys.

The Use of Literary Sources in Social Studies, K-8

Techniques for Teachers to Include Literature in Instruction

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Author: Elaine M. Bukowiecki

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1475809204

Category: Education

Page: 216

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The Use of Literary Sources in Social Studies, K-8 is a resource for teachers who wish to include varied literary genres in their social studies instruction along with a required social studies textbook. The literature described and exemplified in this book includes fiction, nonfiction, biographies, autobiographies, historical fiction, poetry, fairy tales, folktales, tall tales, and legends. Throughout this book, different instructional suggestions are presented for inclusion with varied social studies topics and literature sources. Each chapter contains questions and pedagogical strategies for critically reading and responding to varied literary genres, modifications to meet the needs of diverse learners, assessment techniques, information tied to technology and the “new literacies,” and connections to the National Curriculum Standards for the Social Studies: A Framework for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (2010) and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (2010). The final chapter of this book describes the development and implementation of a classroom library for social studies teaching and learning.

Mayan, Incan, & Aztec Civilizations, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Michael Kramme

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1580378153

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Bring history to life for students in grades 5 and up using Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations! This engaging resource focuses on the differences between the cultures of the ancient civilizations of Central and South America. It covers topics such as the arrival of man, the Mayan way of life, Incan arts, llamas, Aztecan daily life, and the arrival of the Spaniards. This 128-page book also includes historic exploration, biographies, time lines, maps, reproducible activities, and a complete answer key.

Historical Fiction for Young Readers (grades 4-8)

An Introduction

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Author: John Thomas Gillespie

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591586216

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 489

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Presents an introduction to historical fiction for readers in grades four through eight, listing eighty titles of works for this age group and providing plot summaries, characters, historical background, and selected passages for discussion.

Musical Instruments of the World, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Mark Ammons

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 158037252X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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This fun, supplemental text explains the history and evolution of musical instruments. Topics include the development of music on each continent; percussion, brass, string, and wind instruments; and a discussion on symphonies, chamber orchestras, and other ensembles. Information is presented through fun activities and interesting facts for maximum learning reinforcement. Music terminology is covered extensively and a glossary and answer keys are included. --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources. -

Jumpstarters for World History, Grades 4 - 8

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Author: Wendi Silvano

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580377165

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Bring history to life for students in grades 4 and up using Jumpstarters for World History: Short Daily Warm-Ups for the Classroom! This 48-page resource covers ancient civilizations, such as the Sumerians, the Vikings, the Celts, the Aztecs, and the Romans. It includes five warm-ups per reproducible page, answer keys, and suggestions for use.

Grammar, Grades 5 - 6

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Author: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1483815579

Category: Education

Page: 128

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With this 100+ Series(TM) Grammar book, students will learn the basics needed for writing and speaking correctly. Each page presents an important grammar rule, followed by practical exercises. Grammar themes may be repeated across several pages, which gives students a chance to practice and reinforce new skills and concepts. The book for grades 5Ð6 covers sentence types, punctuation, parts of speech, verb tenses, and much more. --The 100+ Series(TM) Grammar series for grades 1 to 8 supports language and literacy fluency. Each book offers systematic practice and use of basic grammar skills at grade level. The books are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Presentation of skills is reinforced with practical application by requiring students to apply new learning while writing and editing texts. Each book includes reproducible content to help students reinforce essential grammar skills.

Grammar, Grades 5 - 6

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1483824357

Category: Education

Page: 128

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With this 100+ Series(TM) Grammar book, students will learn the basics needed for writing and speaking correctly. Each page presents an important grammar rule, followed by practical exercises. Grammar themes may be repeated across several pages, which gives students a chance to practice and reinforce new skills and concepts. The grades 5–6 book covers sentence types, punctuation, parts of speech, verb tenses, and much more. The 100+ Series(TM) Grammar series for grades 1 to 8 supports language and literacy fluency. Each book offers systematic practice and use of basic grammar skills at grade level. The books are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Presentation of skills is reinforced with practical application by requiring students to apply new learning while writing and editing texts. Each book includes reproducible content to help students reinforce essential grammar skills.

Exploring South America, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Michael Kramme, Ph.D.

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580376339

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Presents an introduction to the history, geography, and culture of South America, offering a variety of reading selections and activities for students in grades five through eight.

Seven Wonders of the World and More!, Grades 5 - 8

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Author: Don Blattner

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580378234

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 9603

Take a tour with students in grades 5 and up using Seven Wonders of the World and More! In this 96-page book, students explore the seven wonders of the ancient world, plus modern-day and natural wonders. This book covers topics such as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Stonehenge, and the Statue of Liberty, and it explains and examines each wonder in detail with information about the people who created it. The book also includes bibliographic sketches, a variety of reproducible activities, and a complete answer key.