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Ancient Civilizations

by Michael J. Berson Priscilla H. Porter Margaret Hill Tyrone C. Howard Bruce E. Larson Julio Moreno

This book of Ancient Civilizations is divided into six units, covering Early Humankind; Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush; The Ancient Hebrews; The Ancient Greeks; Early Civilizations of India and China; and The Development of Rome.

Harcourt Horizons: About My Community

by Michael J. Berson Bruce E. Larson Tyrone Howard Sherry Field

A social studies text book that has questions and a short activity at the end of each unit.

Harcourt Horizons: People and Communities

by Michael J. Berson Tyrone C. Howard Bruce E. Larson Robert Bednarz Sherry Field

If you want to learn about communities then this is the book for you. It has it all.

Harcourt Horizontes Acerca de Mi Comunidad (Grade 2, Edicion de Texas)

by Michael J. Berson Bruce E. Larson Tyrone Howard Sherry Field

Spanish textbook, that teaches Civics, Geography, Reading, etc.

Harcourt Horizontes Acerca de Mi Mundo (Edicion de Texas)

by Bruce E. Larson Tyrone Howard Sherry Field

A Spanish textbook about history, geography and social studies.

Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School

by Bruce E. Larson Timothy A. Keiper

Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School is an accessible, practical, and engaging methods textbook that introduces pre-service teachers to various instructional strategies and helps them to decide how and when to use these methods in the classroom. Classrooms are comprised of diverse learners, and aspiring teachers will face complex decisions about the assessment of student learning and classroom management. Veteran teacher educators Bruce Larson and Timothy Keiper offer practical suggestions for ways to integrate effective classroom management and valid assessment techniques with each instructional strategy. Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School equips pre-service teachers with the methodological tools to promote understanding, conceptual awareness, and learning for every child in the classroom. Features and updates to this new edition include: Clear, step-by-step descriptions and illustrative in-class videos of seven instructional techniques and that pre-service teachers can realistically implement within the classroom setting Increased coverage on teaching English language learners, including a "Making Your Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs" feature now included in every instructional strategy chapter "Enhancing Your Teaching With Technology" feature included in every instructional strategy chapter Fresh interior design to better highlight pedagogical elements and key features, all to better engage students Fully revamped and comprehensive companion website, with both student and instructor materials that stress real-world application of strategies, classroom assessment and management.

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