Become part of the Gilbreths and experience what it's like to be part of a large family. The pre-reading and vocabulary sections prepare students for the upcoming chapters. Get an idea of what an efficiency expert is like by brainstorming what their goal might be. Identify statements about the Gilbreth's car as true or false. Describe how the children convinced their parents to buy a family dog. Explore the Gilbreth's life view by finding more efficient ways to do things in the classroom. Investigate the life of F.W. Taylor, whose achievements influenced the Gilbreth's work in efficiency. Using a chart, compare the traits of Mr. Gilbreth with another character in the novel. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: A classic story of a family of twelve children and their adventures while growing up together. Frank and Lillian Gilbreth were renowned efficiency experts, who often practiced their many different theories and experiments on their large family. Written with wit and humor, the book documents a multitude of humorous and touching vignettes–some hilarious and others nostalgic and heart-warming. Family adventures include the family car, a vintage Pierce-Arrow, which is used by the parents for Sunday drives and causes the children no end of embarrassment. As well as a trip out west to visit Mother’s straight-laced family. It is a story in which most families will readily identify, and keep the reader turning the pages to the very end.
Find out why Iraq remains a country in turmoil with our Gulf Wars 2-book BUNDLE. Start by getting the facts about the U.S.-led Operation Desert Storm during the Persian Gulf War. Conduct a research report on the process of extracting oil to establish the motivations behind the invasion of Kuwait. Read about the invasion of Kuwait and how other countries and the UN reacted to this. Show your artistic side by designing a comic strip, poster or diorama showcasing some aspect of the war. Then, jump into the complex and controversial military operation that was the Iraq War. Complete a map activity to get a full picture of the area where these events took place. Find out about world terrorism and how the fear of weapons of mass destruction being made in Iraq escalated this conflict. Read about Operation Iraqi Freedom and how it compared to strategies during the Persian Gulf War. Each concept is paired with hands-on activities. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
Get hands-on with early level Algebra by breaking the concepts down for beginner learners. Our resource introduces the mathematical concepts taken from real-life experiences, and provides warm-up and timed practice questions to strengthen procedural proficiency skills. Make number sentences true by writing in the missing number. Sort numbers in order from biggest to smallest. Use a calculator when learning about order of operations. Finish the patterns with the missing images. Fill-in the missing numbers in a hundreds chart. Choose more than, less than, or equal to. Find the missing fact from the fact family. Put books into equal groups. The task and drill sheets provide a leveled approach to learning, starting with prekindergarten and increasing in difficulty to grade 2. Aligned to your State Standards and meeting the concepts addressed by the NCTM standards, reproducible task sheets, drill sheets, review and answer key are included.
Start using your Algebra skills to solve day-to-day problems. Our resource provides task and word problems surrounding real-life scenarios. Calculate your total pay for cutting lawns using a formula. Compare equations to find the best deal for running an ad. Match patterns with the rules that govern them. Find the individual prices of different balls using a chart, then calculate the total sum. Graph the solution to "x" on the number line. Compare the answers of an equation on a scientific and basic calculator. Identify which step in solving an equation was wrong. The task sheets provide a leveled approach to learning, starting with grade 6 and increasing in difficulty to grade 8. Aligned to your State Standards and meeting the concepts addressed by the NCTM standards, reproducible task sheets, drill sheets, review and answer key are included.
Run off with Lucky and experience a series of misadventures, all while searching for a place to belong. The chapter comprehension questions are easy for students to understand. Answer multiple choice questions about the town that Lucky lives in. Students determine how Lucky felt toward Lincoln, and defend their opinion with proof from the text. Research the "chukar" bird and find some interesting facts about it. Describe the dust storm event from the point of view of Brigitte or Miles' grandmother. In pairs, students investigate a topic from the novel and interview each other about that topic. On a Cluster Word Web, students write details about their chosen topic. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: In a small town in the California desert, a 10-year-old girl named Lucky is looked after by her new guardian Brigitte, after her mother dies. Worried that her new guardian will abandon her, Lucky seeks help from her "Higher Power." After discovering three "signs" to leave, Lucky runs away with her dog during a sandstorm. During this great misadventure, she inadvertently saves the life of a child. Their relationship is resolved when Brigitte reveals she is not moving away.
Enter a world of supernatural beings and prophecies to learn that there's no destiny but the one you make for yourself. Thought-provoking questions offer students the opportunity to apply comprehension skills. Students explore what makes a good villain and why a mysterious and forbidding atmosphere is so effective. Put the events of Scarlett and Bod's meeting in the correct order. Investigate Victor Hugo's life and famous novels. Write a synopsis of Bod's ill-fated encounter with Abanazer Bolger. Interview classmates on their impressions of the novel. Students translate popular clichés depicted in the novel into their own words. Complete a literature analysis by identifying the setting, conflict, climax, and point of view on a series of tombstones. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: The Graveyard Book is the Newbery Medal-winning story of a young boy’s escape from fate and discovery of his destiny. Bod Owens is anything but a nobody. Orphaned as a baby when his entire family was murdered, Bod is adopted by two ghosts in a cemetery where he now lives. Here he is nurtured and protected by a fascinating array of ghostly neighbors including his guardian, Silas—a strange creature who is not limited to remaining in the cemetery, unlike the other inhabitants. Years later, the man who murdered Bod’s family returns to finish the job. In the exciting climax, we learn the secret of Bod’s misfortune and his involvement in a mysterious prophecy, and then discover where his unusual life will rest.
Practice the basic concepts learned in the Five Strands of Math with our 5-book BUNDLE. Our resource provides warm-up and timed drill activities to practice procedural proficiency skills. Start by getting hands-on with everyday Number & Operations. Count the number of base-ten blocks, then find the fractions. Get comfortable with basic Algebra concepts. Find the number that is missing from an addition or subtraction sentence. Start identifying shapes all around you with Geometry. Match plane shapes with the solid versions. Make Measurement estimations and choose the right unit of measure. Understand a set of Data and answer some Probability questions. The drill sheets provide a leveled approach to learning, starting with prekindergarten and increasing in difficulty to grade 2. Aligned to your State Standards and meeting the concepts addressed by the NCTM standards, reproducible drill sheets, review and answer key are included.
Extend your knowledge of the Five Strands of Math with our 5-book BUNDLE. Our resource provides warm-up and timed drill activities to practice procedural proficiency skills. Start by understanding how Numbers work by examining and translating fractions and decimals. Transform the way you look at numbers by dissecting Algebraic expressions. Get a handle on all things shapes as you properly identify different objects in Geometry. Understand the differences between Measurements by mastering their conversions. Read graphs and charts accurately to properly analyze Data. Get a handle on Probability and predict what the most likely scenario will be. The drill sheets provide a leveled approach to learning, starting with grade 3 and increasing in difficulty to grade 5. Aligned to your State Standards and meeting the concepts addressed by the NCTM standards, reproducible drill sheets, review and answer key are included.
Explore the power of the mind and how anything is possible if you put your mind to it. Challenge students by expanding their vocabulary and testing their comprehension with writing prompts and assessment questions. Test comprehension with multiple choice questions that explores the character of Matilda. Expand your character study by reflecting on Matilda's view of C.S. Lewis' novels, and what she considers to be a drawback in them. Show understanding of tricky words from the book by matching them to sentences where they make the most sense. Conduct an interview with a partner to find out what they think of the novel. Compare physical and character attributes of two people from the story in a Compare/Contrast chart. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Matilda is the charming story of a very unusual little girl who, despite having two very horrible parents, learns how to read by the age of three. There are many other things about Matilda that are very special. She can solve arithmetic problems very quickly in her head, and she can move things about with the power of thought. Despite all of this she is a most pleasant little girl who is well liked by her classmates and by her wonderful teacher, Miss Honey. Matilda discovers the headmistress of the school, Miss Trunchbull, is actually Miss Honey‘s aunt and has cheated her out of her inheritance. Matilda sets her mind to work, and in the end Miss Honey recovers her stolen inheritance and adopts Matilda.
Get a glimpse into the early life of John Steinbeck with this coming-of-age story of loss. A variety of activities are divided into pre and post-reading, with extra writing tasks that offer great options for work. Get to know the characters with multiple choice questions. Explain why Jody found it significant that his father and Billy Buck both wore flat-heeled shoes to breakfast. Predict what will happen to Gabilan's illness. Explore the concept of a 'refuge', and whether it is important to have. Imagine how Doubletree Mutt got his name. Answer true or false questions about the horses Gitano and Easter. Find examples from the novel that deal with sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, and list them in an Observation Chart. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Steinbeck recalls four loosely connected episodes from his own childhood, weaving them together into an unforgettable classic. Growing up on a remote ranch in California, ten-year-old Jody Tiflin’s life is forever changed when his father gives him a beautiful red pony. With the help of his father’s hired hand—Billy Buck—Jody commits himself whole-heartedly to the raising of this wonderful colt. When the colt grows ill and dies, Jody’s world is shattered, as is his faith in Billy Buck, who had assured the boy that the pony would recover. Jody’s father promises him a colt that will soon be born to their mare, but dies at the birth. The stories weave together in effortless fashion, chronicling the coming-of-age-story of young Jody Tiflin.