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Trait Crate: Grade 5

Age: 10-11 | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: In this amazing kit, writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect picture books with in-depth lessons to help you teach the traits of writing-ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. The fifth-grade version includes: 6 picture books: Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street; A. Lincoln and Me; Dear Mrs. LaRue; Blood andamp; Gore Like You've Never Seen!; Black Cat; and Francine Fribble, Proofreading Policewoman, Six 16-page teaching guides, each with a step-by-step model lesson, graphic organizers, a scoring rubric, and extension activities; 12 transparencies; and 6 colorful teaching posters. Add to this Culham's best-selling professional book, Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits, and color-coded stickers, and you've got a complete resource for teaching with the traits. Best of all, these materials are organized in a sturdy box with hanging folders-one for each trait-for easy, expandable storage that will accommodate trait-based lesson materials for years to come. For use with Grade 5.

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Paperback: $93.75

Practice, Practice, Practice! Algebra Readiness

Age: 10-14 | Grade: Grades 5-8
Summary: Which is the fastest bird in the world? Such questions will motivate your child to find the answers by working through the fun math problems in this guide. Your child will practice writing expressions, using order of operations, evaluating expressions, graphing ordered pairs, working with integers, and more. An answer key is included to double-check work.

Learning Highlights
Reinforce pre-algebra skills and build math confidence with these kid-friendly practice pages.

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Teaching Reading in Middle School (2nd Edition)

Age: 10-14 | Grade: Grades 5-8
Summary: In this completely revised and updated edition of a best-selling classic, master teacher Laura Robb reflects on how her teaching has evolved over the ten years since the book's initial publication. Drawing on current research and her most recent classroom experiences with students all over the country, Robb presents abundant new material, including fresh literacy vignettes that showcase lessons and learning experiences. She demonstrates how she has fine tuned her strategy lessons, focusing on helping students become more aware of why they're doing what they're doing. She expands her discussion of motivation, differentiation, assessment, classroom management, and more-including a whole new chapter on conferring. Robb's passion for helping adolescents become lifelong readers radiates throughout the book, and she offers new insights and innovative ideas for working with students at this critical juncture of their literacy lives. Includes a CD with forms, charts, and more. For use with Grades 5 andamp; Up.

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Paperback: $26.24

Standardized Test Practice: Long Reading Passages: Grades 5-6

Age: 10-12 | Grade: Grades 5-6
Summary: These ready-to-go practice packets help students build the comprehension skills and endurance they need to tackle long reading passages on the test. Targets commonly tested genres: informational articles, biography, realistic and historical fiction, persuasive essay, poems, folk tales, and more!

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Paperback: $11.99

Easy Simulations: Civil War

Age: 10 and Up | Grade: Grades 5-12
Summary: How do you engage students in an event that happened more than a hundred years ago? Reenact the Civil War with this easy-to-implement, weeklong simulation. Students assume the roles of Union and Confederate soldiers and discover what it's like to live in an encampment, march into war, and fight for their beliefs. Includes step-by-step directions, plus reproducible student worksheets, charts, maps, and rubrics. For use with Grades 5 andamp; Up.

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Easy Simulations: Explorers

Age: 10 and Up | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: Students are sure to get caught up in the drama that comes with sailing on the high seas.In this weeklong simulation, students discover what it's like to embark on a voyage across the Atlantic Ocean as an explorer during the time of Christopher Columbus. Along the way, they learn about problem solving, seafaring, and navigation. Includes step-by-step directions, plus reproducible student worksheets, charts, maps, and rubrics. For use with Grades 5 & Up.

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Teaching English Language Learners Grades 6-12

Age: 10 and Up | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: This book provides situations and issues that teachers may encounter when working with ELLs, and offers grade-level appropriate solutions, teaching approaches, and activities to address them. Each chapter opens with a brief overview of relevant research and key teaching principles. The book is framed around real questions from real teachers in the field and offers strategies related to oral communication, reading, writing, assessment, special need students, and home school issues. For use with Grades 6-12.

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Common Core Grade 5 Classroom Kit

Age: Age 10 | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: Built for the Common Core State Standards! This comprehensive kit for Fifth Grade provides the resources needed to address the most critical skills in the Common Core State Standards. For use with Grade 5

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Literary Passages: Close Reading: Grade 5

Age: Age 10 | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: The higher standards expected today call for literacy instruction that focuses on the close reading of complex texts. In this book, twenty literary text passages are organized around high-interest topics connected to the curriculum and to key comprehension skills. Each reading is specially formatted to provide practice with text marking—a proven, powerful tool for building comprehension skills, such as describing characters, settings, key events and details, and story structure; identifying points of view; determining the meaning of key vocabulary and figurative language; and making inferences.

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Building Essential Writing Skills: Grade 5

Age: Age 10 | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: Help 5th graders meet core standards with this collection of quick and engaging reproducible practice pages that reinforce important writing skills. Students write for a purpose, organize their ideas, use precise language, identify credible sources for research, proofread for spelling and punctuation, and so much more! Perfect for independent practice or homework.

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240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 5

Age: Age 10 | Grade: Grade 5
Summary: Build word power with 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons!

Each lesson teaches ten words, and includes research-based activities that tap students' prior knowledge for greater understanding and give them multiple encounters with new words so they really remember them. Topics include synonyms, antonyms, compound words, homophones, root words, prefixes and suffixes, and much more. Watch reading skills soar!

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5-Minute Fractions & Decimals Practice

Age: 9-13 | Grade: Grades 4-8
Summary: These fun, super-quick daily math exercises for the interactive whiteboard help students strengthen the skills they need to succeed in class and on standardized tests. Using the ready-to-go ActivInspire (Promethean) files, students practice key math skills, including simplifying fractions, working with improper and mixed fractions, ordering decimals, calculating fraction and decimal equivalents, and much more. Perfect for engaging even the most reluctant learners!

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