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Teaching Guides

Cover: Before the Store

Basic Principles of Economics

How do goods get to the store? This discover-focused series answers that question by taking readers on a journey of what happens to products before the store. From the creation of materials, through production, to the shipping dock, and onto store shelves, these fact-filled titles… View →

 
Cover: Favorite Football Teams

Compound Words Scavenger Hunt

 
Cover: Favorite Football Teams

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football is a trend that is reaching classrooms across the country as teachers search for lessons that go beyond traditional textbooks and worksheets to tap students’ interests. Empirical data show that classroom fantasy-sports programs help improve grades and test scores… View →

 
Cover: Go Green!

Go Green! Clean Air

Non-fiction books provide a great deal of information beyond the actual text (i.e., illustrations, chapter titles, headings, key vocabulary words, etc.). The Go Green! series provides excellent opportunities for teachers and librarians to Identify parts of the book that set the stage for… View →

 
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Library Skills - Teaching Guide

Understanding how to explore and use all of the features a library has to offer are valuable skills. Teaching children at an early age how a library works can significantly impact future academic success. View →

 
Cover: Simple Machines

Simple Machines - Teaching Guide

 
Cover: Measuring Length

Simple Measurement

Knowing how to tell time on a digital and analog clock is an important elementary skill. Additionally, some minutes on the clock can be expressed in different ways (i.e., quarter after two and two fifteen). Giving children practice with both types of clocks is a good way to teach them… View →

 
Cover: Jane Belk Moncure's Sound Box Books

Sound Box® Books Teacher Guide

 
Cover: Step-by-Step Experiments with Electricity

The Scientific Process of Investigation

Science is the study of the world using reason. The scientific investigation method is the way we apply reason and logic to gain knowledge. It is a tool and like most tools, it has both strengths and weaknesses. Since we live in a society dominated by science, it is important for us to… View →

 
Cover: Extreme Sports

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Non-fiction books provide a great deal of information beyond the actual text (i.e., illustrations, chapter titles, headings, key vocabulary words, etc.). The Extreme Sports series provide excellent opportunities for teachers and librarians to Identify parts of the book that set the stage… View →