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Across Five Aprils

By Irene Hunt
  • ISBN Code: : 1101127945
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf : across-five-aprils.pdf

Book Excerpt :

The Newbery Award-winning author of Up a Road Slowly presents the unforgettable story of Jethro Creighton—a brave boy who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War. In 1861, America is on the cusp of war, and young Jethro Creighton is just nine-years-old. His brother, Tom, and his cousin, Eb, are both of fighting age. As Jethro's family is pulled into the conflict between the North and the South, loyalties are divided, dreams are threatened, and their bonds are put to the test in this heart-wrenching, coming of age story. “Drawing from family records and from stories told by her grandfather, the author has, in an uncommonly fine narrative, created living characters and vividly reconstructed a crucial period of history.”—Booklist

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  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 759
  • Pdf File: the-best-kept-teaching-secret.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Your fast-track to student engagement Everywhere Smokey Daniels goes—every school he visits, every workshop he leads, every keynote he gives—there’s one teaching strategy that teachers embrace above all others. That single method for transforming students from passive spectators into active learners . . . for evoking curiosity, inspiring critical thinking, and building powerful writers along the way. Now, with Elaine Daniels as Smokey’s coauthor, that best-kept teaching secret is revealed to teachers at large: Written Conversations. Just what make Written Conversations so potent? An ongoing, thoughtful correspondence between students, and between students and their teachers, Written Conversations, above all else, catch and ride the wave of social interaction, which in turn makes school matter to kids. It’s that simple. Structure by structure, from beginning to end, Smokey and Elaine describe four variations of these "silent writing-to-learn discussions," during which all students in a classroom think and "talk" at once in writing, instead of one at a time out loud. How Written Conversations Work It all starts with mini-memos, short student letters that teachers use to introduce, extend, and assess class work. Then come dialogue journals, where pairs dive deeply into academic subjects. Next, groups of three or four students join in extended written discussions called write-arounds. Finally, kids take their thinking online, where they enjoy digital discussions with partners from their own classroom—and with kids from around the world. . . . all the while, you are supported by detailed descriptions of each structure, lessons, and annotated student samples—making this the most practical teaching book in recent memory. What kid wouldn’t want to refine written argument skills, clarify a point, or defend another’s viewpoint, when the "audience" is people who matter? And Yes, Written Conversations align with the Common Core Standards for writing, reading, language, and speaking and listening, taking students well beyond the standards themselves. See Smokey reveal his best-kept secret to Ellin Keene.

Common Core State Standards for Grades 4-5

By Michelle Manville
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Book Code : 147580668X
  • Total of Pages : 122
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 373
  • Pdf File: common-core-state-standards-for-grades-4-5.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Common Core State Standards for Grades 4-5: Language Arts Instructional Strategies and Activities is designed to help teachers teach CORE standards using research-based, effective instructional strategies in combination with ready-to-use activities. These strategies include identifying similarities and differences, writing summaries and taking notes, creating non-linguistic representations, and suggestions for homework and practice.

Honey for a Teen's Heart

By Gladys Hunt,Barbara Hampton
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 0310872650
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 843
  • Pdf File: honey-for-a-teen-s-heart.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Help Your Teen Catch the Lifelong Reading Bug.Honey for a Teen’s Heart spells out how good books can help you and your teenager communicate heart-to-heart about ideas, values, and the various issues of a Christian worldview. Sharing the adventure of a book lets both of you know the same people, see the same sights, face the same choices, and feel the same emotions. Life spills out of books--giving you plenty to talk about! But Honey for a Teen’s Heart will do more than strengthen the bonds between you and your son or daughter. You’ll also learn how to help your teen catch the reading habit and become a lover of good books. Gladys Hunt’s insights on how to read a book, what to look for in a book, and how to question what you read will challenge you and your teenager alike. It’s training for life! And it’s fabulous preparation for teens entering college. Including an annotated list of over four hundred books, Honey for a Teen’s Heart gives you expert guidance on the very best books for teens.

Recommended Readings in Literature, K-8

By DIANE Publishing Company
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Book Code : 0788127225
  • Total of Pages : 146
  • Category :
  • Members : 852
  • Pdf File: recommended-readings-in-literature-k-8.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Compiled by teachers, administrators, curriculum planners, and librarians. Designed to: 1. encourage school children to read and to view reading as a worthwhile activity; 2. help local curriculum planners select books for their reading programs; and 3. stimulate educators to evaluate and improve their literature programs. More than 1,200 annotated titles represent the finest works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. The literary contributions of specific ethnic and cultural groups are represented. Best seller! Illustrated.

Voices of Civil War America: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life

By Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr.,Ray B. Browne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 0313377413
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : History
  • Members : 753
  • Pdf File: voices-of-civil-war-america.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Letting ordinary people speak for themselves, this book uses primary documents to highlight daily life among Americans—Union and Confederate, black and white, soldier and civilian—during the Civil War and Reconstruction. • Original materials from a wide range of sources, including letters, diaries, newspaper editorials, journal articles, and book chapters • Detailed background for each of the 48 featured documents, placing the experiences and opinions of the authors into historical context

The Boardgamer Volume 2

By Bruce A. Monnin
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Past Into Print Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 124
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 654
  • Pdf File: the-boardgamer-volume-2.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Boardgamer magazine was a quarterly magazine devoted primarily, but not exclusively, to the coverage of Avalon Hill / Victory Games titles and to other aspects of the boardgaming hobby. Initially, The Boardgamer’s publication ran concurrently with Avalon Hill’s house magazine, The General, but instead of focusing on new releases, it devoted coverage to those classic, Avalon Hill games which no longer graced the pages of The General. Following the cessation of The General in June 1998, The Boardgamer was the primary periodical dedicated to the titles from AH/VG, until its final issue in 2004. The contents of this volume are: Air Baron Series Replay - Basic Game Partisan Leaders - For 1776 Event Cards - In History Of The World Avaloncon 1996 - Four Days of Fun, Competition and Fatigue Late Returns - From Avaloncon 1996 Circus Maximus - Tips For Tournament Play Sweeping The Sweeps - Strategy In The Ratings War Phase Of TV Wars History Of The World - PBEM Ladder Rules Pre-ASL AREA Recreation - Update October 1996 Pre-ASL AREA Records - Mid-November 1996 Gettysburg ‘88 - A Union Opening Strategy AREA News - Tournament A New 1776 Thesis - The 1776 Thesis Analyzed E Pluribus Unum - A Better Way Of Playing Candidate Shortening History Again - History Of The World In Four Turns Avaloncon Hall Of Fame Update War At Sea Series Replays - Part I - Best 2 Out Of 3 AREA PBM & PBEM Ladders - Current Status On Various AREA Competitions AREA News - Our AREA Scribe AREA Code Of Conduct - Guidelines For Playing By Mail War At Sea Series Replays - Part II - The Rubber Match Roman Setup In Caesar Alesia - Where To Put The Forts? 1997 Midwest Open - Victory In The Pacific Tournament AREA Code Of Conduct - Part II - Guidelines For Playing By Mail Evolution Of The Remote Opponent - Play By Graphics (PBG) New Releases From Avalon Hill Victory In The Pacific - Reflections On The Tournament Trail Out Of Asia - A Variant For History Of The World Avaloncon 1997 - Early Reports From The National Championships ASL AREA News - The Electronic Edition, July 1997 (With Avaloncon Notes) A.R.E.A. Defined - or What A.R.E.A. Means To Me The Masters Of Pro Golf - Four Legends At Augusta National

The Boardgamer Volume 4

By Bruce A. Monnin
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Past Into Print Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 152
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 608
  • Pdf File: the-boardgamer-volume-4.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Boardgamer magazine was a quarterly magazine devoted primarily, but not exclusively, to the coverage of Avalon Hill / Victory Games titles and to other aspects of the boardgaming hobby. Initially, The Boardgamer’s publication ran concurrently with Avalon Hill’s house magazine, The General, but instead of focusing on new releases, it devoted coverage to those classic, Avalon Hill games which no longer graced the pages of The General. Following the cessation of The General in June 1998, The Boardgamer was the primary periodical dedicated to the titles from AH/VG, until its final issue in 2004. The contents of this volume consists of: Home Fleet - Team Variants & Short Scenario For Atlantic Storm Here Come The Rebels - Scenario 6 - From Frederick To Sharpsburg Guns Of August - A West Front 1914 Scenario Sideshows & Diversions - Article #3 In The Third Reich Workshop Series The British Receding - A 1776 Series Replay Patton’s Other Best - The Saga Of The 2nd Armored Division Avaloncon 1998 - More Returns From The National Championships AREA Ratings Mayhem In Manila - ASL Series Replay Operation Blau - A Variant For Russian Front Alone Against The Blitz - Optional Rules For London’s Burning Honorable Diplomatic Advice - From The 1996 AvalonCon Diplomacy Champion The First Peloponnesian War - A Variant For Peloponnesian War What Do We Do Without Carriers? - A Victory In The Pacific Game Narrative Circus Maximus Chariot Generation - A Non-Random Method To Start Circus Maximus Tournament Bitter Woods - Four December Days in the Ardennes The Rifle Grenade In Up Front - A New Option 1999 Midwest Open - Victory In The Pacific Tournament Crowning Strategies For The British - Strategy In We The People Ghosts Of The Third World War - Tournament Rules and Scenarios for MBT The Heir To The Rex - A Tyranno Ex Variant A Diamond In The Rough - The 1812 Scenario In War & Peace Breakout: Normandy Series Replay, Part 1 - Commentary by German Player and Neutral Commentary Breakout: Normandy Series Replay, Part 2 - Commentary by German Player and Neutral Commentary Katyusha - Russia’s Secret Weapon Against The Blitz Lesser Mortals - Historical Intermediate and Short Games for Successors Warhorses And Nags - The Planes in the Mustangs Stable Attack Sub - Some More Options Fixing Hitler‘s War - Correcting Some of the Obvious Bugs A Difficult Birth In Baltimore - History of the Gamer’s Guide to Third Reich The Editor Went Down To Baltimore - He Was Looking For Some Plaques To Steal