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If you had been one of the early explorers or settlers of North America, you would have found many things in your new environment unknown to you. The handiest way of filling voids in your vocabulary would have been to ask local Native Americans what words they used. The early colonists began borrowing words from friendly Native Americans almost from the moment of their first contact, and many of those shared words have remained in our everyday language.
This book is designed to develop a student's knowledge.
The textbook helps students grasp the power and beauty that lies within the written word, while the program's research-based reading approach ensures that no child is left behind.
A Twelfth Grade textbook on British literature.
Textbook on British literature.
By using this book a student will read and analyze the development of British literature.
A book to learn about literature through short stories.
Each form of literature, called a genre, has its own characteristics. In this introduction, you can learn about the genres of literature. Prose is organized in sentences and paragraphs and does not have a regular rhythm. Fiction is prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events. Nonfiction is prose writing that presents and explains ideas or that tells about real people, places, or events. * Poetry, whose sentences appear in lines that do not always extend across the page, often has a regular beat or rhythm. A short story is a brief form of prose fiction with characters, a setting, and a plot. It resembles longer forms of fiction in exploring an insight into life. Nonfiction is literature that deals with the real world. It tells the story of actual events or people and addresses the world of ideas. Poetry is literature written in verse. Because the form uses comparatively few words, poets choose highly concise and emotionally packed language to convey their ideas. In addition, poetry includes rhythm and rhyme to make the writing musical. Drama tells a story through the words and actions of actors who impersonate the characters on stage. In the text of a drama, the characters' words are called the dialogue.
The authors of Prentice Hall Literature: Timeless Voices have helped to build the pedagogical integrity of the program and to ensure its relevance for today's teachers and students.
A literature textbook, geared toward California Grade 9 Language Arts Standards.
English textbook for Florida students.
This volume contains a variety of reading resources such as Looking at literary Forms, Looking at Universal Themes (Striving for Success, Clashing Forces, Turning Points, Expanding Horizons, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Drama, Poetry, Epics and Legends), etc.
A treasure of reading resources on the genre of Short Stories, Poetry, Theme, Drama, Nonfiction, Epics, Legends and Myths, Literature from around the world, Comparing Literary Works, Reading Informational Materials, Connections, etc.
Learn About Literature, Forms of Literature, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Drama, Poetry, The American Folk Tradition.
This textbook contains lessons on Learn about Literature (Forms of Literature, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Drama, Poetry, etc.), Themes in Literature, Literary Genres, Resources, Handbook of Literary Terms, Writing, Spelling, Grammar, Usage and Mechanics.
A literature textbook, geared toward California Grade 8 Language Arts Standards.
Textbook focusing on literature from around the world.
Magruder's American Government, first published in 1917 and revised annually, is an enduring symbol of the author's faith in American ideals and American institutions. The life of Frank Abbott Magruder (1882-1949) was an outstanding example of Americanism at its very best. His career as a teacher, author, and tireless worker in civic and religious undertakings remains an inspiring memory to all who knew him.
Hailed as a stellar educational resource for nearly a century, Magruder's American Government is updated annually to meet the changing needs of today's high school students and teachers. The program's engaging narrative is enhanced with numerous primary sources, political cartoons, charts, graphs, and photos, making the structure and principles of government accessible and motivating to students of all abilities.
Have you ever worked on a jigsaw puzzle? Usually a puzzle has a theme that leads you to group the pieces by what they have in common. But until you put all the pieces together you can't solve the puzzle. Studying science is similar to solving a puzzle. The big ideas of science are like puzzle themes. To understand big ideas, scientists ask questions. The answers to those questions are like pieces of a puzzle. Each chapter in this book asks a big question to help you think about a big idea of science. By answering the big questions, you will get closer to understanding the big idea.
Each lesson begins with a series of Key Concept questions. The interactivities in each lesson will help you understand these concepts and Unlock the Big Question. At the start of each lesson. My Planet Diary will introduce you to amazing events, significant people, and important discoveries in science or help you to overcome common misconceptions about science concepts.
This edition contains chapters on Classification of Living Things, Viruses and Monerans, Protists, Fungi, Plants Without Seeds and Plants With Seeds. The book also contains Activity Bank, Reference Section, etc.
Reality Central is a nonfiction anthology featuring short, high interest, readings on topics and issues students encounter every day. Selections are written slightly below grade level to reach all readers, making the program ideal for English Learners and striving readers. The passages in Reality Central align with the topics, skills, and Big Question in Prentice Hall Literature ©2010, and is flexible enough to be used as a stand-alone program. Use Reality Central for a class starter, homework, or independent activities for those needing extra reading practice. Reality Central supports below level readers' development of skills such as: Vocabulary development-Pre and post reading support Connection to background knowledge for success in Lit program Targeted writing instruction Discussion opportunities The accompanying Writing Journal gives students complete writing support, guided practice, and extensive vocabulary support, including graphic organizers. The Teaching Guide includes correlations to Prentice Hall Literature and complete support for every topic and theme.
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- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
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- 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.