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Reading To Follow Directions   Practice for PreK-2       

Early readers will enjoy these activities designed to help beginners learn to read and follow written directions.  Each of the  60 activities uses the newspaper as a primary source and guides the student to look for specific letters, words, and phrases in print.                                                                                                                           

Dinosaurs And The Newspaper   Teaching Prehistory, Reading & Science

This 72 page curriculum guide contains numerous lessons about prehistory, dinosaurs, how the earth began, fossils and fossil clues,  the first birds, reptiles, mammals and much more about earth science.  Each activity directs the student into the daily newspaper.                                                                                                                          

Along Came A Spider   Teaching Narrative Writing in the Elementary Grades                                                                    

Teaching the sequence and components of narrative writing can be a difficult task.  This book of 60 activities combines a familiar, memorable nursery rhyme with techniques to help students remember to include character, setting, action, problem and solutions in all of their stories.                                                                              

Celebrate! Every Day's A Holiday   Celebrating Unusual Holidays and Notable Occasions                                 

This activity book is designed to take elementary students through the calendar year using the newspaper to look into many special days.  The book includes five activities for each of the 12 months focusing on particular subject areas.

 Fundamentals For Elementary Students   Teaching Basic Competencies to Address Educational Objectives

All 50 states in the U.S have adopted educational competency requirements.  This teaching guide addresses most mandated competencies and educational objectives as the lessons focus on fundamental skill development in the major subject areas.  This book includes 60 student-directed lessons in worksheet format.                                                                                                                                                         

Measuring Up In Mathematics   Addressing the NCTM Standards for School Math                                                     

Based on the Standards for School Math from the National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM), this guide provides the teacher with activities that meet the Standards.  Each section of the guide corresponds to one of the key instructional areas and includes a   Shopping Spree Game and game board.                                                         

Multiple Intelligences Theory  Implementing with Newspapers                                                                                             

Based on the work of Harvard psychologist, Howard Gardner, this guide is a collection of newspaper-related activities using the     theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI).  The 76 page guide is divided into seven sections and contains MI extension ideas for all of the intelligences.                                                                                                                

On Ice!  Hockey Curriculum                                                                                                                                                             

You don't have to be a hockey fan to get excited about this curriculum produced and developed by David Golden and Associates.  This fascinating book will give students an informative look at the sport of ice hockey, as it introduces students to a working knowledge of the kind of information presented in the daily newspaper.


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