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Published annually at the start of each year,Am Govprovides unmatched currency and is the first student-centered American Government text. It provides instructors who normally choose a big, brief, or essentials text with scholarly, succinct, and conventionally organized core content. A magazine format engages students and motivates active participation in our democracy (all this, and at a price that students prefer). Painstaking student and instructor reviews, surveys, and focus groups; as well as ethnographic research into student study behaviors, preferences, and needs, makeAm Govthe product of serious scholarship. Am Govbrings serious fun to American Government through its quality, currency, features, and format.
Artists make art about many subjects. Subject matter is the content of an artist's work. For example, the subject of a painting can be a vase of flowers or a self-portrait. This subject matter is easy to see. The subject matter is harder to understand when the artwork stands for something beyond itself.
This textbook is about art, its history and culture, aesthetic perception, art criticism, etc.
How does Earth change? Earth is constantly changing. Scientists study all parts of what makes our planet survive, thrive, and adapt. It is important for us to know and predict patterns that affect Earth so that we can protect it. It is also important for us to understand the natural forces that affect Earth. The more we know, the more we can do to help preserve our planet.
Addresses the 1999 NATEF technical and applied academic standards! Focuses education and training on both the technical skills and the correlated communications, mathematics, and science knowledge needed to enter the changing workforce.
Give your students the skills and knowledge they'll need to prepare for ASE certification with Glencoe's Automotive Excellence Volume 1! Automotive Excellence covers all key technical skills students will need while integrating Math, Science, and English/Language Arts, helping to create a class curriculum that meets Perkins legislation requirements. Volume 1 covers: Brakes Electrical & Electronic Systems Engine Performance Suspension & Steering.
Biology Dynamics of Life prepares students for the 10th and 11th grade exams.
Prepare your students for citizenship in today's world with the first fully integrated print and digital learning experience for civics and economics. Focus on the Essential Questions with content built around Enduring Understanding and the National Civics and Economics Standards Make concepts real and relevant with The Story Matters chapter openers, Teen Citizens in Action, Landmark Supreme Court Cases and service learning activities Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, and vocabulary support Build critical thinking skills with You Decide, Being an Active Citizen, Why It Matters, and 21st Century Skill Activities.
A textbook for California 6th grade students to learn mathematics.
This book aims at helping the student develop the English language. Some of the areas the student is tested on include: comprehension & writing strategies, grammar & mechanics usage and spelling.
MathScapeTM: Seeing and Thinking Mathematically is an NSF funded standards based program. This unique comprehensive curriculum encourages students to learn mathematics by doing mathematics, by using and connecting mathematical ideas, and by actively increasing their understanding. MathScapeTM: Seeing and Thinking Mathematically is one of four middle school programs to receive a satisfactory rating from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Contemporary's Foundations series helps students improve their basic skills. Each book provides skill instruction, offers interesting passages to study, and furnishes opportunities for practice. Foundations provides meaningful contexts for learning, using language which is easy to understand. About Foundations: Reading, Revised Edition: Foundations: Reading will help students improve their reading ability, as well as their writing and thinking skills. Foundations: Reading is divided into four units: Practical Reading: ''survival'' reading that you do everyday. Practical reading includes instructions, advertisements, and explanations. Reading Nonfiction: writing based on facts. Nonfiction includes newspaper and magazine articles, books about real people and real events, and encyclopedia articles. Reading Poetry: verse that captures a person's feelings. Learning to recognize form, rhythm, rhyme, and images will help you read and appreciate poetry. Reading Short Fiction: stories created from an author's imagination. Characters, setting, plot, and theme are important elements in every story. These special features in Foundations: Reading will help students practice language skills: Writing Workshops: detailed instructions that will guide the student through the four-step writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing Language Tips: explanations, pronunciations, study hints, and background information that will help the student understand what he or she is reading Test Skills: a reminder that this skill is often tested on standardized tests Posttest: a test, evaluation chart, and answer key, to gauge the mastery of each skill. Revised Edition Features: New language tips, Updated content, including revised passages, updated graphs and images, More exercises. About the Series: In Foundations: Reading, students will read practical information, nonfiction, poetry, and short stories. They will learn to find the main point and the details; identify fact, opinion, and bias; make inferences; read photographs and cartoons; and understand rhythm, rhyme, plot, and theme. Writing Workshops, Language Tips, and prereading questions are designed to improve reading, writing, and thinking skills. In Foundations: Writing, students will practice the four steps to writing an essay: prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. They will read and write five kinds of essays: descriptive essays, personal narratives, how-to essays, essays of example, and comparison-and-contrast essays. A language-skills workbook provides grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure practice. In Your Journal, With a Partner, and Language Tips will help students become better writers, and better readers and thinkers as well. In Foundations: Science, students will learn about the human body, plant biology, physics, chemistry, and Earth science. They will practice putting events in order; reading diagrams, charts, and graphs; using the scientific method; and making comparisons and contrasts. Try It yourself! activities will guide students through simple experiments so they will have a better understanding of what they have been reading about. Writing Workshops and Language Tips will help students use their reading and writing skills to think about science topics. In Foundations: Social Studies, students will learn about world history, U.S. history, civics and government, geography, and economics. They will summarize, make predictions, infer the main idea of cartoons, find information on maps, and read various kinds of graphs. Background Information, Language Tips, and Writing Workshops will let students use what they already know as they read and write about social studies topics. The revised edition includes a new World History chapter. In Foundations: Math, students will practice using whole numbers, money, decimals, fractions, ratios, and percents. Exercises will help students review the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts; round numbers; estimate answers; and solve word problems. Math Notes, On their Calculator, and Language ...
Contemporary's GED Exercise Books are designed to provide students with all the additional practice they need. These books are a perfect complement to Contemporary's Satellite program and combined form a comprehensive study and activity based system. Packed with visual stimulants and GED-style practice activities, these books provide complete coverage on all areas of the all new GED exam. Language Arts, Writing provides activities ranging from simple sentence structure to the essay writing process. The activities include such items as informational texts, business documents, mechanics, sentence structure, usage, and organization. The essay portion focuses heavily on organization.
Contemporary's Pre-GED Language Arts, Reading covers the critical thinking skills Comprehension, Application, Analysis, and Synthesis. Diagnostic Pretest pinpoints strengths and weaknesses. Pre-GED Practice exercises provide practice in answering GED-type questions. Instruction on synthesis and business documents. Reading Efficiency exercises encourage reading improvement. Evaluative Post test assesses students' readiness for GED-level study.
This Study Guide for Content Mastery for Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe will help you learn more easily from your textbook. Each textbook chapter has six study guide pages of questions and activities for you to complete as you read the text. These activities will help you understand the "big picture" of the chapter. The study guide pages are divided into sections that match those in your text. These pages will help you learn the vocabulary and main ideas of the sections. Each GeoDigest in your textbook has two study guide pages to complete.
This edition of Economics: Principles and Practices includes current statistics and news events.
English Literature with World Masterpieces was created to guide you through an extraordinary experience of the mind and imagination. As you continue to think about literature, that experience will grow all the more enjoyable.
This book is a guide to daily classroom work for students to develop their mathematical skills.
Geometry: Concepts and Applications is designed to help you discover, learn, and apply geometry. You will be challenged to make connections from concrete examples to abstract concepts. The real-world photographs and realistic art will help you see geometry in your world. You will also have plenty of opportunities to review and use algebra concepts as you study geometry. And for those of you who love a good debate, you will find plenty of opportunities to flex your logical muscles.
This Study Guide and Intervention Workbook gives additional examples and problems for the concept exercises in each lesson.
How to develop a management team plan to outline the key executives and decision makers in the business. The management team plan describes the responsibilities, skills, and experience of the partners, key employees, advisors, and service providers. The management team's experience and qualifications should convince potential investors that the business has a management team with the experience and skills necessary for success.
Introduce Your Students to a Rich Literary Heritage. Glencoe's collection of ethnic anthologies gives students access to a wealth of literature written by some of the best classic authors and the finest contemporary voices. Each anthology, organized thematically into five relevant themes, combines literature and art as powerful expressions of the group's cultural story. Glencoe Hispanic American Literature features the works of writers like Gary Soto, Francisco Jiménez, Octavio Paz, and many more!
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- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
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