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  • Item #: 032082
    ISBN: 9781580372534
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    Note taking is a valuable skill that will help students retain information, organize research, and improve their test-taking abilities. This book provides exercises that will help children start developing this skill at an early age. Sections of the book guide children through an array of note-taking strategies to use when reading from textbooks or novels, researching and using online sources, and taking notes in class or from another spoken source. Each worksheet holds a short, interesting passage followed by a note-taking activity covering a specific tactic such as recognizing the main idea and details, chronological order, summarizing, tables, Venn diagrams and other graphic organizers, scanning, character, note cards, bibliography, and other helpful methods. Suggestions are also given for teachers which will allow students the opportunity to practice taking notes in class, such as reading an article aloud to students or watching an educational video. If students don't recognize the benefits of this skill now, they definitely will when they are in college! ~ Steph

  • Item #: 022872
    ISBN: 9781561750566
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    Subtitled Step-by-Step Outlining Instruction and Practice, this is a complete resource for teaching basic outlining skills. After introducing what an outline is and its purpose, it thoroughly covers the four parts of an outline: title, main topic, subtopics, and details. Incorporated into the instruction is lots of practice on creating outlines from a paragraph, writing paragraphs from an outline, and even using outlines to help plan events. 44 reproducible pgs. - Anh

  • Item #: 022861
    ISBN: 9781561752935
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    Learning how to outline can be a confusing challenge for any student, but this workbook provides 24 activities that build upon each other to break down the different steps involved. The book truly takes students step by step through the outlining process, starting small and then growing complex, giving them plenty of practice with each step. Students first learn about the aspects of an outline, such as the title, main topics, sub-topics, and details, and then they put each component to work. Students begin the workbook by learning about titles and making up some title names for different situations. Then they learn about adding topics, sub-topics, and other details. Worksheets include exercises like filling in outlines using word banks and other prompts, making up subtopics and details for an outline, choosing the main topic from a sentence, and much more. By the end of the workbook, students are creating their own outlines and writing a report from an outline. Reproducible, answers provided. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 008535
    ISBN: 9781933339740
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    Reviews the skills developed in Levels 1 & 2. Covers independent cross-curricular compositions in the following subject areas: history (significance, cause/effect); literature (fiction, poetry, comparing fiction & poetry, research writing, literary criticism); and science (cause/effect, analysis/review) as well as movie review, place description, chronological narrative, and classic essay.

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  • Item #: 015900
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    Set of 4 black gel pens with 0.7 mm tips. Each cap looks like a cute monster, and the caps attach to one another at the sides--perfect for keeping track of each one! Pen and cap colors are red, green, blue, and purple. ~ Emily G

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  • Item #: 040293
    ISBN: 9781554513949
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    Designed to help students who are continuing on to college hone their research skills, this book by two professional librarians is an easy-to-use guide to navigating the sometimes intimidating world of information. Four sections cover the research process from beginning to end, from preparing yourself for research, to locating information, evaluating and processing information, and finally on how to use your research. A variety of information sources are covered, from search engines to libraries, library websites, OPAC, databases, archives, and interviews. Once you've discovered how to find your way around the myriad of information sources available, Section 3 will help you make good use of what you've found. Students will learn the "ABC" method to evaluate sources of information in light of the information's "author and authority", "body" (objectivity, accuracy, completeness, relevancy and format), and "currency". Skimming, scanning, note-taking, and citing skills are also covered here. Throughout the guide diagrams, forms, bullets, quirky illustrations and short paragraphs make the information easily accessible and very digestible. If your students are feeling a little nervous about tackling those college research papers, this is an up-to-date, relevant guide that may be an invaluable help without being a huge time investment. Revised and updated; 122 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 064551
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    Planner is 6.25" x 9".

  • Item #: 046900
    ISBN: 9781441325822
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  • Item #: 002992
    ISBN: 9781882796199
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    Ideas for math activities cover number systems, algebraic patterns and functions, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probability, problem solving, communication (concept maps, note taking, vocabulary), and representation (charts, graphs) in 128 pgs.

  • Item #: 071559
    ISBN: 9781623413040
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  • Item #: 071561
    ISBN: 9781623413057
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  • Item #: 071560
    ISBN: 9781623413033
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  • Item #: 046885
    ISBN: 9781441323712
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  • Item #: 051844
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    Help build confidence in your developing artists with these strong colored pencils that erase effortlessly. Each pencil is equipped with its own eraser, so you can erase pigment and worries of stray lines or marks. These colored pencils are not only great for a wide range of artistic applications (sketching, journaling, realistic drawing, mixed media, etc.), but also for adding style to your everyday note taking when a regular grey pencil won't do.

  • Item #: 035879
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    Out of milk? Running low on bread? Just check it off on this list of common groceries and household provisions! Items are divided into categories with blank spaces provided in each category for additional necessities. Then just rip off your shopping list to take to the store – or send it with your hub without having to worry about him trying to read your handwriting! Features a magnet on the back so you can hang it right where you need it – on the refrigerator!

  • Item #: 043509
    ISBN: 9781940110356
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     The student notebook provides introductory material, grading tips and rubric, and a 34-week schedule (3 days per week) for the parent/student. Student note taking pages, On Your Own questions and space for answers, instructions and writing space for projects, study guide questions, and module tests are all included in the student notebook. Course contains over 50 projects and do not require a lab kit. Projects are primarily research or personal assessment based. There is no lab credit with this course. Spiral Bound. 366 pgs.

  • Item #: 062019
    ISBN: 9781429121576
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    These jumbo sized cards contain common music symbols like notes, dynamics, rests, and more to help drill your student on their music knowledge. The note cards are for duration (quarter note, whole note, eighth note, etc.) instead of pitch value such as is found in some sets of flashcards. The set of 94 cards comes with ideas for 9 different activities and games to enrich learning and the cards themselves have a plastic coating for added durability. Each card is approx. 5.5x 8.5 - Laura.

  • Item #: 001295
    ISBN: 9781629500003
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    Here is a book that will help a student achieve more in all subjects, indeed, in all of life. It starts by helping the student understand what type of learner he is (left brain vs. right brain; visual, auditory, or kinesthetic) and how this affects his ability to study. Assessment tests are provided to make this step easier. From here, step-by-step procedures are included for improving students' organizational skills, time management, problem solving, note-taking, power reading, test taking, memory skills, and more! Peppered throughout are plenty of practical suggestions and ready-to-use forms. Help your students become more effective and efficient learners with this 288-page revised edition.

  • Item #: 060635
    ISBN: 9781593177522
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    This book offers help and encouragement to build a habit of memorizing Scripture. This author allows you to choose the Scripture; the book focuses on key methods of memorizing using games and activities, as well as lesson plans for an intensive six-week memorization program. The book starts by explaining the benefits of memorization: for praying, allowing the Spirit to speak, and building faith. The Keys and Methods to memorizing are diverse and helpful: how to start, learn by chunks, learn with pictures, learn by singing, etc. Sometimes the included games aid in memorization; sometimes they initiate or trigger the memory time in a group of students (the winner of this game will lead the group in Scripture memory, for example). The book contains a few black & white photos here and there and provides plenty of note taking space in each chapter. 92 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 051448
    Retail: $174.50
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    Students study Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English and Late Modern English. They learn suffixes, prefixes, roots, changing connotations, and problems in diction. Students also learn paragraph order, develop paragraphs, and create unity in paragraphs. Various types of speeches are demonstrated: manuscript, memorized, impromptu, and extemporaneous. Students learn to write an introduction, complete the structure of an argument, and apply amplification and conclusion to their speeches. They learn to give interviews, listen actively, and note taking techniques. Also included is the history of radio, television, motion pictures and newspapers. Book reports are completed throughout the year based on novels read in many different genres: science fiction, mystery, humor, adventure, tragedy and drama.

  • Item #: 018615
    ISBN: 9781623411381
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    Here's a tremendous resource if you've been through the Teaching Structure and Style video workshop (as a teacher). Saving you the trouble of gathering all your own source material and creating assignments, this four-section packet provides blackline masters for source texts for supplemental assignments in Units 1-6 as well as teaching helps and assignments. Also included are some of the reproducible handouts from the TWSS course. Written materials are labeled according to reading level, and instruction is included for adjusting teaching for different age/grade levels. All of the source materials are reproducible for one family/class. Part 1 provides 39 articles for note-taking and summarizing (Units 1 & 2) and a "User Guide" - instructions for these articles which include the Flesch-Kincaid Reading Level, discussion questions, and assignments. Part 2 provides 30 story sequence sources for Unit 3 and a "Success Guide" for these stories that includes model outlines, tips for teaching students how to rewrite the stories, the Story Sequence Chart and helps for teaching through it. Part 3 provides 41 mini-books – source material for Units 4 & 6. Part 4 provides 19 pictures for Unit 5 along with teaching procedures and suggested outlines and stories. About 100 pgs, 3-hole-punched, loose leaf. ~ Janice
  • Item #: 069066
    ISBN: 9781629820378
    Retail: $19.95
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       This great resource can be used at the PK-K level to teach simple science concepts connected with Bible truth. 34 easy-to-use lessons include colored illustrations and pictures and supply list. “What to do” gives the steps for the activity or experiment, an explanation of what happened or was observed, and an application with Bible reference. Lessons are short and age-appropriate and can be used in conjunction with the Christian Liberty Preschool Activity Book or as a stand-alone science program. 28 lessons are themed with a letter of the alphabet. For example, J for Joyful Noise (Music). Children use jars of water in varying amounts to create music by tapping on them. The Bible Application is about music as worship, David playing his harp for King Saul, and the angels singing at Jesus’ birth. The 2-3 page lessons are random science concepts with fun hands-on activities. Note taking pages are included at the back. Spiral bound, 130 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 051463
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    Physical Science: Students study living organisms and their responses to the environment. They also study population growth, food chains, and ecological succession. Students learn to read a weather map and study weather instruments, fronts and masses, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning and clouds. The curriculum includes hands-on laboratory experiences, research projects, textbook information acquisition and note taking techniques. Students also study speed, velocity, acceleration and gravity. Through experiments they evaluate chemical reactions. They study air, water, and chemical pollution as well as fossil fuels, solar energy, and energy conservation. Also studied are: electric currents, fields and circuits along with magnetic fields and electromagnetism. Special lab items are necessary at this level and include beakers, safety goggles, gram scale, copper sulfate, 0.5 M acetic acid, crucible tongs, and zinc (mossy).

  • Item #: 039066
    ISBN: 9781886941038
    Retail: $18.95
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    “A practical plan for school success” is the subtitle of this workbook, and that’s exactly what it is! The title may lead you to believe that it is merely a workbook on “how to study,” but really, it is a comprehensive book on “how to learn” through the use of different skills and strategies. Each of the nine chapters dedicates itself to teaching your child a different strategy, including organizational skills, learning style strategies, communication, improving reading comprehension, note-taking, memorization, test-taking, how to tackle homework, and stress management. The pages within each chapter contain hands-on exercises that will get you moving and implementing these strategies. There are also practical “mini-quizzes” that will help you evaluate what your strengths and weaknesses are. Then the rest of the chapter is full of forms, checklists, tips, and mock tests and assignments to help you master these strategies. Answer key, instructor lesson plan, and certificate of achievement are all included in the back of this reproducible workbook. This item would be helpful for any student planning on taking high school or junior college courses before heading off to college! Pb, 158 pgs. – elise

  • Item #: 065692
    ISBN: 9781118086919
    Retail: $16.99
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    Get ready for your ACT with CliffsNotes. CliffsNotes is a trusted name for help with homework and testing, and they've done it again for the ACT.

    This book begins with an overview of the ACT by telling you about the test format, frequently asked questions, tips and hints, scoring, and approaches to the multiple-choice questions. Following the introduction, there are four parts to this massive 581-page book. Part one is a diagnostic test that will familiarize you with the question types and give you a point from which to start and areas that need improvement. Part two is a review of exam areas English, math, reading, science, and writing. Part three is a math skills review for arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and word problems. Part four includes three full-length practice tests with answers and explanations.

    Pages include a lot of white space for writing notes in the margins and there are additional note pages in the back. Strategies and tips for better test-taking and results are found throughout the book. Give yourself plenty of time to work through this book, and you will be well-prepared for your ACT! ~ Donna