Hailed as a classic in its field, "Skills for Success" offers practical common-sense guidelines for getting ahead in all kinds of careers--from sales to entertainment, from engineering to the law. Expert career coach and management consultant Scheele offers fresh ideas and techniques readers can put to use right away.
"Introduce elementary students to the fun of learning a foreign language. Use the activities in this book on their own or as an addition to any Spanish program. The exercises, which incorporate a range of formats, are designed to help students acquire everyday Spanish vocabulary. Covered topics include: alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, family, animals, food, clothing, verbs, weather, household words, classroom objects, the calendar, parts of the body, transportation, common expressions, spatial concepts, basic sentence structure."--Page 4 of cover.
The Complete Book of Spanish for grades 1 to 3 helps young learners build a solid foundation in Spanish by providing focused instruction on topics such as numbers, the alphabet, parts of speech, expressions, days of the week, months of the year, family terms, and community terms. Introducing a foreign language to children at an early age can help them become well-adjusted communicators. Featuring kid-friendly activities and a Spanish-English glossary, The Complete Book of Spanish uses high-interest text to support skill mastery, encourage learning, and help children hone the skills needed for eventual language fluency. The Complete Book series offers an engaging way for children to acquire knowledge and strengthen essential skills. This series features activities that encourage independent learning and support skill mastery in Spanish, handwriting, maps, geography, the alphabet, numbers, counting, time, money, and arts and crafts. Each subject-specific, comprehensive workbook offers focused instruction and fun activities. The books in this series feature full-color photographs and illustrations that hold attention while children learn important concepts. With The Complete Book series, students have the support they need for school success!
A top-selling teacher resource line, The 100+ Series(TM) features over 100 reproducible activities in each book! Help your student form a solid understanding of the Spanish language. Building on the basics, this book covers common phrases, functional vocabulary, conjugation of verbs, basic grammar, and sentence structure. Over 100 pages of reproducible activities get your students started on the path to speaking and writing Spanish. The activities provided offer fun and varied exercises to practice concepts and vocabulary. Students learn to tell time, formulate sentences,conjugate verbs, pose and answer questions, and make comparisons--all while learning about Spanish-speaking culture.
This new series uses a simple approach to help kids master the basics of the Spanish language including sentence structure, vocabulary, pronunciation, and verbs. Common items such as food, time, greetings, and places introduce students tobeginning sentence structure. Each 80-page book is packed with activities that will teach sight reading and translation skills. Activities include picture labeling, writing practice, matching exercises, and fill-in-the-blanks. These books provide different levels to accommodate every elementary student.
With this Eighth Edition, The Musical Classroom celebrates thirty years as a leading resource for future and in-service teachers as they engage children in the exciting world of music! Teachers, with the help of this user-friendly text, can develop the understandings and skills needed to teach elementary school music. The forty-four model lessons are the centerpiece to the book's long-lasting success. A collection of over 170 children's songs from around the world; instructional information for learning to play the recorder, keyboard, guitar, and Autoharp(TM); and the theoretical, pedagogical, and practical backgrounds needed for reaching all learners complete the comprehensive resource of The Musical Classroom. Note: This is the standalone book. If you want the accompanying audio CD, order the ISBN 9781138656703, which is available for separate sale.
The Fun Spanish is a fun, beginning Spanish program which teaches Spanish the Charlotte Mason way, one fun phrase at a time. Elementary children read fun Spanish sentences, write fun Spanish sentences, and draw fun silly pictures to aid in memory retention. With The Fun Spanish children draw pictures of green cats, orange rats, fish in trees, and blue houses with wings. Verb conjugations included are the following: ser (to be), estar (to be), tener (to have), vivir (to live), comer (to eat), jugar (to play), saltar (to jump), ver (to see), oir (to hear), dormir (to sleep) and querer (to want). Besides verb conjugation, prepositions, and a host of vocabulary, children using The Fun Spanish also learn the fundamental structure of Spanish sentences. At one lesson every two weeks, The Fun Spanish is a yearlong program.
This book is written for middle and high school Spanish teachers. Its subject matter covers material normally taught in first year Spanish class. The book is divided into 10 parts. There are 31 lessons each one preceded by its objective, its method of accomplishment, and its outcome. Most of the 40 exercises have 20 or more items. Each exercise is accompanied by its solution. The modular design of each lesson enables it to stand on its own so you can easily fit it into your teaching schedule and carriculum insted of the other way around. This structure also makes it ideally suited for review. My unique 3-step approach to conjugating regular verbs, enables the student to easily grasp the mechanics of the operation, and, when necessary, enables her/him to diagnose and correct errors. You will find a verb bank of regular verbs, a verb bank of reflexive verbs, ample listings of stem-changing verbs, a listing of popular activities, a pronunciation guide to high frequency words, and two appendices.
Describes the philosophy of the Daily 5 teaching structure, includes a collection of literacy tasks for students to complete daily, and shares the Daily 3 for math.
This second edition describes new research that confirms the importance of key elements in the authors' summer reading model that are essential to ensure gains for low-income, low achieving students. The authors provide research-based guidelines for planning a successful summer reading program, including tips on book selection, distribution methods, and direction for crucial follow-up. New for the Second Edition: description of the authors' related research; use of new "favorite titles" as selected by students; a study validating the authors' emphasis on recreational rather than leveled reading, free books, and student choice of reading material.
Teach Them Spanish! is for the teacher who has a little knowledge of Spanish and a lot of enthusiasm! This book guides you through practical lessons in beginning Spanish so that students with little or no previous Spanish will experience the thrill of success with a second language. Lessons, appropriate for fifth graders, are organized by topics familiar to the student, such as colors, clothing, food, family, and animals. Each lesson includes a simple-to-follow teacher lesson plan, a practice page, and activity pages. Lessons also include games, puzzles, songs, chants, and writing activities. Try this fun and practical program for teaching and learning basic Spanish.
A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.
Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she’s a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal—to fly—Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt’s dream come true. But when her contraption doesn’t fly but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose insists that Rosie’s contraption was a raging success: you can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit. From the powerhouse author-illustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about believing in yourself and pursuing your passion. Praise for Rosie Revere, Engineer"Comically detailed mixed-media illustrations that keep the mood light and emphasize Rosie’s creativity at every turn."—Publishers Weekly "The detritus of Rosie’s collections is fascinating, from broken dolls and stuffed animals to nails, tools, pencils, old lamps and possibly an erector set. And cheddar-cheese spray." —Kirkus Reviews "This celebration of creativity and perseverance is told through rhyming text, which gives momentum and steady pacing to a story, consistent with the celebration of its heroine, Rosie. She’s an imaginative thinker who hides her light under a bushel (well, really, the bed) after being laughed at for one of her inventions." —Booklist Award 2013 Parents' Choice Award - GOLD 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project List ReadBoston's Best Read Aloud Book
The Second Edition of Elementary Physical Education translates the most current research on learning, motivation, higher-order thinking skills, and social responsibility into easy to understand concepts and instructional strategies for elementary school physical education. The authors have revised, updated, and re-conceptualized the movement approach (skill theme approach) based on findings that have been shown to increase children’s learning and teacher effectiveness.
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The third millennium is approaching—are your students ready? Answer this question with a resounding "Yes!" Preparing Students for the 21st Century will bring you insight from a panel of more than 50 leaders in education, business, and government on what students need NOW to lead successful, fulfilling lives in the future.
Primary-grade teachers face an important challenge: teaching children how to read while enabling them to build good habits so they fall in love with reading. Many teachers find the independent reading workshop to be the component of reading instruction that meets this challenge because it makes it possible to teach the reading skills and strategies children need and guides them toward independence, intention, and joy as readers. In Growing Readers, Kathy Collins helps teachers plan for independent reading workshops in their own classrooms. She describes the structure of the independent reading workshop and other components of a balanced literacy program that work together to ensure young students grow into strong, well-rounded readers. Kathy outlines a sequence of possible units of study for a yearlong curriculum. Chapters are devoted to the individual units of study and include a sample curriculum as well as examples of mini-lessons and reading conferences. There are also four “Getting Ready” sections that suggest some behind-the-scenes work teachers can do to prepare for the units. Topics explored in these units include: print and comprehension strategies; reading in genres such as poetry and nonfiction; connecting in-school reading and out-of-school reading; developing the strategies and habits of lifelong readers. A series of planning sheets and management tips are presented throughout to help ensure smooth implementation. We want our students to learn to read, and we want them to love to read. To do this we need to lay a foundation on which children build rich and purposeful reading lives that extend beyond the school day. The ideas found in Growing Readers create the kind of primary classrooms where that happens.
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