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Dear Indiana Reader, A new school year is beginning. Are you ready? You are about to take a trip along a famous street--Scott Foresman Reading Street. On this trip you will meet exciting characters, such as a pig in a wig, a blue ox, and a dinosaur. As you read the stories and articles, you will gain exciting new information that will help you in science and social studies. While you're enjoying these exciting pieces of literature, you will find that something else is going on--you are becoming a better reader, gaining new skills and polishing old ones. Have a great trip, and send us a postcard! Sincerely, The Authors
Scott Foresman Reading Street has many corners and crossroads. At each corner you will learn about something new and interesting. You will read about great ideas in science and social studies. You will have fun reading about clever chicks and smart mice detectives! You may want to hurry down the street and read these wonderful stories and articles! But slow down, take your time, and enjoy yourself! You never know whom you might meet on Reading Street!
As the readers read these stories and articles, they will learn new things that will help you in science and social studies.
While the United States is a land of great differences, it is one country united in many ways. Americans are united by their beliefs in such things as freedom, representative democracy, and the free-enterprise system. The people share important beliefs in freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the freedom to live and work where they choose. They elect leaders to represent them and defend these freedoms in the government. Yet, all Americans are not the same. They have backgrounds from different parts of the world and have variety in their ways of life. They live in large cities and small towns, on farms and ranches, on the seashores and far inland from the sea. They have many different ways of earning their living. The land in the United States also has great variety. There are mountains and deserts, lowland and highland plains, river valleys and canyons. Some areas get plenty of rain and snow, while other areas are dry. Many kinds of natural resources provide for a great variety of jobs for people. Although Americans are not all alike, Americans often work together. For example, businesses in one part of the country need to buy from and sell to businesses in other parts of the country. Our economic system allows people to start their own businesses and creates many opportunities for work.
Contains Relating to others, My World & Yours, A Job Well Done, Time & Time Again, Traveling On and Think of It!
A collection of stories with comprehension questions at the end.
Within these pages are hundreds of facts and stories about reading and writing, from the earliest printed books to today's bestsellers.
Quality literature, built-in skill instruction, and test preparation help every child become a successful reader who is prepared for state and national tests. The Grade 1 On-Level Readers provide six weeks of review for the skills previously covered in kindergarten.
This book enables students to become better at reading. It also contains review skills to help them remember what they had learned in the previous grade.
Grade 2 English book containing a collection of stories with colorful illustrations and test questions at the end of each story.
A collection of stories with comprehension questions to improve on the students understanding.
Great grade 2 English book with different narratives and poems.
A collection of stories with test questions at the end of each story.
This book contains Time for School, In My Community, Work! Work! Work!, Our Earth, Our Resources, This is Our Country, Our Country, Our World, Social Studies Handbook, Biographies, Maps and Skills.
This special section will help you learn about your state and your country.
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Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.