Summarizing I is the first part of our two-part summarizing series. This workbook is designed to build reading comprehension, attention-to-detail, and listening skills. The exercises in this book teach students how to summarize text and edit these summaries for missing information. With enough repetition of the exercises in this book, students should gain automaticity in their attention-to-detail and paraphrasing skills.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
Pregnancy can make it difficult to find trendy and stylish swimsuits, but it's not impossible. We've rounded up some of our favorite belly-friendly suits that you'll actually want to wear.
Becoming a mother for the first time can be a bit overwhelming. Thankfully, with the right tools, you can make the experience a lot less stressful for the new mom on your list.
Show Santa what's up this Christmas when you gift your kids one of these so-cool stocking stuffers under $25. From robot building kits and scented markers to hi-bounce putty and slime monsters, you're sure to win Christmas with one of these great gifts.</p>
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
Spring break gets the wheels turning for creative ways to improve the backyard before summer. How can we maximize our time outside this year? Houzz has 10 ideas for turning your yard into the neighborhood hangout.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
After the great earthquake known as "the wrath of the Lamb," Vicki copes with Ryan's death, Judd attempts to escape the devastatio...n by motorcycle, and Lionel, having lost his memory while undercover at a Global Community camp, returns as a Morale Monitor. After the great earthquake, Vicki copes with Ryan's death, Judd attempts to escape the devastation by motorcycle, and Lionel, having lost his memory while undercover at a Global Community camp, returns as a Morale Monitor. read more
The fourth hilarious title in Lowis Lowry's popular Gooney Bird series! Itâ s a cold January at the Watertower Elementary Schoolâ ...the perfect weather for Gooney Bird Greene to break out her special brain-warming hat! It's a good thing she has one. Gooney Bird's brain will need to be as warm as possible this month, because Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching her class about poetry. Who knew there could be so many different ways to write a poem? Haikus, couplets, limericksâ Mrs. Pidgeonâ s students soon find that writing good poetry takes a lot of hard work and creative thinking. Gooney Bird and her classmates are up to the challenge. But just when things are going well, the kids get some terrible news. Gooney Bird will need all the inspiration her brain can muster to organize the most important poem the class has ever written. read more
Going to Gramma's takes plenty of preparation. Granddaughter packs her overnighty trunk and says goodbye to Mom, Dad, little fish ...and baby in the bed. She can't wait to see her silly millie gramma Together at last, the two spend a day full of dancing, painting each other and partying with a razzle and a dazzle before, finally, resting together in a ricky rocky swing. What a day Barbara Joosse's spirited text combined with Jan Jutte's lively illustrations create this delightful story. Full of engaging, bouncy language that zips right along, this is an original picture book that captures the loving relationship between a young-hearted gramma and her enthusiastic granddaughter. read more
Welcome to an enchanted world of majestic castles, sparkling jewels, handsome princes and fairy godmothers-starring none other tha...n the beloved Disney princesses A huge bind-up with four times as many pages and twice as many paints as a standard paint box book, "Pretty Princess Paintings "is a royally good buy. read more
Summarizing II is the second part of our two-part summarizing series. The exercises in this book follow the same structure as the ...exercises in Summarizing I, using passages at a more advanced level. Students learn to summarize more advanced text and edit these summaries for missing information. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Highlighting I, is the first part of our three-part highlighting series. The workbook is designed to... build reading comprehension and active reading skills. Students learn to identify three important elements when reading: the topic, main idea, and important details. This workbook focuses on the pictorial level, teaching students how to find and highlight the topic, main idea, and important details so that they can later identify these elements in varying levels of text. read more
Outlining is the third part of our three-part Note Taking series.
Strategies for Study Success, Webbing, is the first part of our three-part Note Taking series.
As students progress through school, the auditory processing demands increase, as they are required to listen and process informat...ion, take notes, and then apply that information on quizzes and exams. In this workbook, students learn research-based strategies for developing their auditory processing skills. In the first part of this multi-sensory program, students learn a strategy for listening to passages and identifying the topic, main idea, and important details. In the second part of this program, students learn to create pictures in their minds and visualize information that they hear. This visualization process will help them develop listening, comprehension, and auditory processing skills. read more
Simple Paragraphs is the first part of our three-part expository writing series. In this workbook, students learn how to brainstor...m, write, and self-check simple paragraphs using a systematic approach. Students learn how to organize and develop these simple paragraphs, which are composed of a topic sentence, three detail sentences, and a conclusion sentence. They are taught how to write example, process, reason, and compare/contrast simple paragraphs in an organized format. Students learn to self-check their paragraphs for Capitalization, Organization, Punctuation, and Spelling (COPS). read more
Test Taking teaches students fundamental skills for effective test-taking. Students learn specific strategies for taking True/Fals...e, Multiple Choice, and Essay Tests. As students progress through school, tests become increasingly complex and lengthy. Learning specific techniques for how to answer different types of test questions will strengthen both their independent study skills and self-confidence in these skills. Students will feel more comfortable and at-ease with the varying types of test that they will inevitable encounter. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Written Responses, is the latest addition to the writing series. This workbook presents passages on ...controversial topics, such as school uniforms, legal age requirements, and immigration. Students are asked to read each passage, form an opinion on the topic, and then answer a written response question in the form of a five paragraph essay. This book builds writing, reading comprehension, and critical thinking skills. read more
Visualizing Text helps students build reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Learning to visualize text is an importa...nt study skills strategy for academic success. Many students with strong reading comprehension sills automatically visualize as they read. Most students, however, need this strategy systematically taught to them. By practicing the step-by-step, picture-by-picture exercises in this workbook, students learn how to visualize and process information that they read and hear. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Highlighting V, is the most advanced level of the highlighting series. This workbook teaches student...s how to identify and highlight the topic, main idea, and important details of advanced passages at the middle-high school level. Students also learn to write effective written responses in essay format after each passage. This book builds reading comprehension, active reading, and test taking skills. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Executive Functioning II, helps students build their executive functioning skills, including time ma...nagement, following multi-step directions, managing their homework, and improving their organization. With this workbook, students will complete a series of practice exercises to build their fundamental executive functioning skills and will learn to tackle academic tasks in an organized, more efficient manner. read more
The Strategies for Study Success Teacher s Manual gives teachers guidelines for how to teach and implement the strategies in the e...ntire workbook series. Answers to all questions from the books are provided. read more
Five Paragraph Essays is the third part of our three-part expository writing series. In this workbook, students learn how to brain...storm, write, and self-check five paragraph essays. Students learn how to develop well-organized essays using a step-by-step, systematic approach. They are given extensive practice structuring each part of the essay, including the introduction paragraph (composed of the Opening, Lead-in, and Thesis Statement), three body paragraphs, and the conclusion paragraph. Students learn to self-check their essays for Capitalization, Tense, Organization, Punctuation, and Spelling (CTOPS). By the end of this book, students should develop mastery in organizing and developing well-written five paragraph essays. read more
Extended Paragraphs is the second part of our three-part expository writing series. In this workbook, students learn how to brains...torm, write, and self-check extended paragraphs using a systematic approach. Students learn how to extend their simple paragraph into an extended paragraph, containing nine additional supporting details. They are taught how to write example, process, reason, and compare/contrast extended paragraphs in an organized format. Students learn to self-check their paragraphs for Capitalization, Organization, Punctuation, and Spelling (COPS). read more
Strategies for Study Success, Highlighting III, is the third part of our three-part highlighting series. This workbook helps stude...nts build reading comprehension and active reading skills using passages with increasing levels of text. This workbook begins with basic passages and proceeds gradually to passages with more advanced text. This workbook also introduces paraphrasing and summarizing, and gives students ample practice developing these skills. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Executive Functioning, helps students build their executive functioning skills, including time manag...ement, following multi-step directions, managing their homework, and improving their organization. With this workbook, students will complete a series of practice exercises to build their fundamental executive functioning skills and will learn to tackle academic tasks in an organized, more efficient manner. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Highlighting IV, is the newest addition to the highlighting series. This workbook teaches students h...ow to identify and highlight the topic, main idea, and important details of advanced passages at the middle school level. Students also learn to differentiate between explicit and implicit questions when answering multiple choice questions after each passage. This book builds reading comprehension, active reading, and test taking skills. read more
In this multi-sensory workbook, students learn how to express their thoughts in the form of well-written sentences. They first lea...rn to differentiate between a complete and incomplete thought. Then they learn the parts of a sentence and different types of sentences, as well as how to expand sentences and write compound sentences. read more
Strategies for Study Success, Highlighting II, is the second part of our three-part highlighting series. This workbook helps stude...nts build reading comprehension and active reading skills using passages with basic text. This workbook begins at the pictorial level and proceeds to passages with basic text, teaching students how to find and highlight the topic, main idea, and important details of various passages. read more
Column-Style Note Taking is the second part of our three-part Note Taking series.
Strategies for Study Success, Column-Style Note Taking II teaches students how to create column-style diagrams for in-class and in...dependent note taking, using higher level passages. Students are taught to identify and highlight the topic, main ideas, and important details of higher level, high interest passages, then transfer that information into column-style note taking diagrams. read more
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