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  • Item #: 069094
    ISBN: 9781545303139
    Retail: $55.00
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    Covers advanced parts of speech, clauses/phrases, simple/compound/complex sentences, verb tenses, capitalization, punctuation, poetry rhyme/rhythm, root words/affixes, active/passive voice, outlines, writing process, expository, descriptive, narration, dialogues, paragraph construction skills, literary elements and analysis,

    Flourishing Literature List: At the Back of the North Wind, White Fang, Patchwork Girl of Oz, Otto of the Silver Hand, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Fables are Chinese and Japanese fairy tales from The Chinese Fairy Book (ed. Wilhelm), Japanese Fairy Tales (Ozaki), and Japanese Fairy Tales (James).

    601 pgs, pb

     

  • Item #: 000657
    ISBN: 9780486217840
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    When Otto's mother dies shortly after childbirth, his father sends Otto to live with the monks in the monastery. Finally allowed to return home at age 12, Otto finds himself in the midst of a bloody feud with a rival noble family. When Otto is captured by the enemy, his father willing sacrifices his life for that of his son. First published in 1888, Otto of the Silver Hand continues to captivate readers today with its tales of medieval chivalry. 170 pgs, pb. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 072029
    ISBN: 9781974029549
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 013725
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  • Item #: 000695
    ISBN: 9781628631111
    Retail: $34.95
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    What’s your favorite school subject?  Geography?  Well, um, er...no.  That attitude could change with this guide, brainchild of Maggie Hogan (co-author of Hands-on Geography) and Cindy Wiggers (of Geography Matters).  This curriculum is designed to incorporate geography with other school subjects so that it will be relevant and memorable, not isolated and disjointed.  First, the authors impart enthusiasm for the subject matter, give the teacher a geography refresher course, and then provide practical, interesting, even (dare I say it) fun ways to intertwine geography with other subjects.  Included are teaching tips, geography basics, lesson plans, reproducible activity pages and outline maps, a timeline with 300+ figures, all in a convenient digital PDF format, accessible with the serial number found on the inside back cover of the book.  Chapter 7 includes a unit study for Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates, so you will need a copy of that book as well. As protection for the overachieving teacher, a scope and sequence limits the amount of activities to be used in any one year. Please note that all printables are included online as downloadable PDFs, making the the book itself much smaller. All forms, resources and consumables that are available as PDFs are noted as such in the margins of the book. Just register the serial number inside the back cover and you will receive a link to download the PDFs. With so many tips, activity suggestions, lesson plans and more for grades K-12, this is a well-designed and helpful product.

  • Item #: 050026
    Retail: $5.99
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    The classic game of jacks has entertained kids for generations. This set includes 10 gold and silver die-cast jacks, two rubber balls, a cloth storage pouch, and instructions for traditional jacks. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 049228
    ISBN: 9780996505710
    Retail: $0.00
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    Right-handed or left-handed, simple shapes, finger tracing, color-coding, catchy repetitive phrases and lots of practice make this single handwriting instruction book quite unique. Use it with big kids to littles. It’s not juvenile looking, but also without a complicated design. Using the horizontal format with a top spiral at the top, work through the pages from the front, then flip over and work through the back sides. The four basic shapes are color coded: orange ovals, lime loops, silver swings and mauve mounds. Finger tracing builds muscle memory. Saying the task steps of a task as you perform them helps reinforce new motor skills. And of course, there is pencil work tracing: inside bubble letters; writing letters; connecting letters, followed by sentences. Each lesson reviews the 4 main shapes. Additionally unique, the letters are grouped by the 4 basic shapes, not in alphabetical order: a good option for visual learners. It’s just well done. Whether your child would benefit from these methods, has never mastered cursive, or is a more traditional learner, this is as good a fit. Writing lines are .75” with dotted midline. Each lesson (10 total) can be completed in one 45-60-minute session, or in (up to 4) shorter, weekly lessons spread. 11”x 8.5”, 111 pgs, pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 029724
    Retail: $25.75
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    This inexpensive set is great for learning chemistry hands-on! Models of all kinds of molecules can be constructed from the colored plastic spheres and the plastic bond connectors of long (flexible) and short (non-flexible) lengths. Pieces fit together snugly, which could be frustrating younger students, but the constructed models should stay intact even with handling. Includes 41 carbon atoms/spheres (black), 6 oxygen atoms (red), 5 chlorine atoms (green), 4 nitrogen atoms (blue), 1 sulfer atom (yellow), 1 phosphorus atom (purple), 12 small hydrogen atoms (white), 1 larger Metal (I) atom and 2 smaller Metal (II) atoms (all silver), 39 single covalent bond connectors (short gray rods), 4 single ionic bonds (short purple rods), 8 double/triple covalent bonds (long gray rods) and 2 double ionic bonds (long purple rods).

  • Item #: 023860
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    The classic toy in its original form! It's surprising how much fun and entertainment this coil of thin metal can provide. Unlike many newer types of slinkies that are made from plastic, this is made from the traditional, silver metal. Walk the slinky down stairs or slopes or just move it rhythmically back and forth in your hands! A favorite toy for kids of all ages!

  • Item #: 046404
    Retail: $99.95
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    By customer request, we are adding this kit, the largest and most advanced of Thames & Kosmos' physics kits. Not just an "upgraded" version of the Physics Workshop, this takes young scientists further in their hands-on physics investigations, especially into the study of water and air. The full-color, 96-page experiment book contains 17 experiments to explore the properties of air and water, particularly with regard to air and water pressure, how air and water flow, and air and water relating to energy. Each section includes hands-on experiments to do, using the materials in the kit and some household items as well. The second half of the book contains instructions for building the models of real-world contraptions which show air and water in action. A hydraulic lift, rotating crane, water turbine, backhoe, wind tunnel, trick fountain and race car are just a few of the fourteen exciting projects. The 212 parts included in the kit are also compatible with other Physics Workshop, Physics Discovery and Physics Solar Workshop. Winner of a Parent's Choice Silver Award. – Jess

  • Item #: 036870
    ISBN: 9780439241144
    Retail: $15.99
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    For all your hands-on, kinesthetic, visual, arty, or just-plain-bored-with-textbook students, I recommend this! With 26 different map activities covering various periods from the first Americans (stated as arriving 15,000 years ago) to the landing on the moon, each major period of US history is included. Each map activity includes a two page spread with directions on how to make the maps, followed by two reproducible map pages which usually require tape and scissors to complete. The period-applicable maps, once completed, become 3-D maps with moveable pieces. All are in black and white and can be colored, if desired. The directions pages also include teaching points on the geography and history surrounding the maps. A really neat supplement to any US history program, some of the periods mapped include: Vikings discover America, settlements at Roanoke and Jamestown, piracy on the high seas, Washington crosses the Delaware, the trail of tears, western cattle trails, building the Panama Canal, and many more. pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 031540
    Retail: $9.86
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    A vibrant rainbow of color, these twelve super-sturdy pencils will quickly become the favorite medium of your little artists. I loved the feel of the large, rounded, triangular pencils in my adult hand when I took them for a "test doodle." Colors include: red, orange, yellow, green, sky blue, dark blue, violet, magenta, black, brown, gold and silver. Cores are thick - 5.5 mm. A special pencil sharpener is included, but they would also fit in a large-hole pencil sharpener. Prang is known for their vibrancy and these pencils meet their high standard. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 021314
    ISBN: 9780823410828
    Retail: $16.95
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    When I look up and see a jet streaking across the sky, I'm amazed that such a big hunk of metal can actually get up in the air and fly. Men have been fascinated with the art of flight for millennia, trying to copy the birds of the air and what their Creator has made the winged creatures do so naturally. Early man-made attempts at flight were dismal failures—until the Wright brothers came along. Flight captured the imaginations of Wilber and Orville Wright from the time they were young. Their curiosity was aroused by the experiments of Otto Lilienthal, and these close brothers began a journey of learning and research. They began experimenting with gliders and failed miserably. So they experimented some more. They were eventually successful, but it was a long, hard road to get there. This is their story, wonderfully told by Russell Freedman and illustrated with contemporary photography (including many photos shot by the Wright brothers themselves). This large paperback would make a great addition to a unit study on flight or inventions, but children will enjoy reading this story just for fun, too. Don't be surprised if they become inspired to pursue and develop big ideas of their own! 129 pgs, pb. –Chad
  • Item #: 007613
    ISBN: 9780876591901
    Retail: $16.95
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    Art projects are a great way to reinforce content and represent different cultures. Think about how crafting a Nigerian royalty hanging while studying Nigeria could help children better retain and appreciate aspects of Nigerian life. Chinese printing presses and Peruvian silver wind chimes add dimension to your lessons or fun to a unit study. This book ties together art, history, geography and culture with clear, illustrated directions for over 135 projects using household items. Lots of projects use recycled materials too! The book is divided by continent, and includes all 7, so you can easily find a project to go with your lesson. Some ideas are just fun and relate to the continents, like those in the Antarctica chapter. Your students can make a salt dough penguin, snowy stencils w/glitter & shoe polish, a frozen fish sculpture and a snow globe! What a time saver to have this all at hand! Your students can use it to make great visual aids for a presentation of a culture or geographical region. Pb, 188pp. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 005029
    ISBN: 9780440409410
    Retail: $6.99
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    Mrs. Phillips has been with William and his family since he was born. Now that he is old enough to take care of himself, the homesick Mrs. Phillips tells William that she will be going back to England to her family. William is sad to see Mrs. Phillips leave but, he is excited about the present she has given him, a model castle complete with drawbridge, moat, courtyard, stable, armory, knight, and more. Along with the castle comes the tale behind it. It is said that the Silver Knight, thrown out of his kingdom by the enemy, is destined to one day come back to life to reclaim his land. When the tiny silver knight comes to life in William's hand, a land of dragons, wizards, and magic is revealed. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 073083
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 066051
    Retail: $14.99
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      This play sand has all the unique motion qualities of regular Kinetic Sand, but with added shimmer and color. Not only are these colors more fun than your typical brown sand, but they also have a very fine glitter mixed in for some sparkle. The Gem tones come in assorted colors with gold glitter: Amethyst (a beautiful, deep plum color), Emerald (a vibrant green that is reminiscent of St. Patrick’s Day décor), and Sapphire (a rich, gorgeous dark blue). The Metallic shades come in either silver and gold, with the gold being a darker yellow with gold glitter and the silver being a gunmetal grey with subtle silver shine. While it is important to note that the packaging does not quite reflect the real look of the sand (making it look more like pure glitter), the product itself is not lacking in beautiful, rich tones with a more mature, subdued shine that is sure to be loved my kids and adults alike. – Laura

  • Item #: 064966
    Retail: $0.00
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    This game combines wooden nesting boxes with classic bouncy balls to create an open-ended game the whole family can enjoy together. With a game suggestion on the side of each box, such as bouncing the ball on two boxes before landing it in a third or bouncing it off one box, over a stack of three, and into the box on the other side, you’ll soon be inspired to create your own challenge courses. Families can challenge each other to do more difficult arrangements as everyone works on critical thinking, eye-hand coordination and spatial reasoning, while having a lot of fun! Includes 8 bouncy balls and 8 different sized boxes.

  • Item #: 063465
    Retail: $109.99
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    Construct with a classic! These real-wood pieces are made in America and are easy to work with for little hands. Develop fine motor skills as you follow the included directions, or blaze your own trail and create unique sturdy buildings. Everything fits inside a sturdy storage tin. - Laura
  • Item #: 060614
    ISBN: 9781414394374
    Retail: $2.49
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  • Item #: 058960
    Retail: $4.99
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    As a high school teacher I was always delighted at how much my big kids loved a sticker on their papers – imagine if it was a scratch-off! These scratch-off circles are 1" in diameter and can be placed over a grade/score or even over a privilege! They are silver and scratch off like a lottery ticket. Put one on a chore chart so a child can reveal their treat for doing chores well all week. Place one over a student's score before you hand their work back and let them enjoy the anticipation! Make a party invitation and place them over the time and date! If you have a hands-on learner, you could use these to engage them in a subject. Make review cards and place one over the answer for them to scratch off and reveal. It may help them retain that answer better than if they just looked at the word. Contains 108 stickers. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 048712
    ISBN: 9781626861060
    Retail: $12.95
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  • Item #: 038284
    ISBN: 9780970836236
    Retail: $24.95
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    He's Got the Whole World in His Hands; My All in All; More Precious Than Silver; Take My Life; Lord, I Lift Your Name on High; This Is the Day; I Love You Lord.

  • Item #: 037452
    Retail: $32.95
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     Discover the world of creative hand-lettering with this diverse set of quality calligraphy tools by Manuscript all packaged in a sophisticated metal tin. This is a great gift for any calligrapher enthusiast, with a wide range of tools to explore including 4 Callicreative Duotip Markers (black, turquoise, magenta, orange), 4 Callicreative Italic Markers (gold metallic, silver metallic, black, white), 1 modern fountain pen and stylus, 5 ink cartridges (assorted colors), and an easy to follow booklet with creative tips for elegant hand-lettering. To further practice and complete the lettering experience, pair the stylus end of the fountain pen with the Manuscript Callicreative App on your tablet. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 029883
    ISBN: 9781626861619
    Retail: $16.95
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  • Item #: 029866
    ISBN: 9781626861626
    Retail: $16.95
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  • Item #: 029854
    ISBN: 9781626861633
    Retail: $16.95
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