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Discovering Life Skills (2nd Edition)

by Annette Gentry Bailey

Discovering Life Skills is an exploratory overview of Family and Consumer Sciences designed for middle school use. Discovering Life Skills can be used for a six-week, nine-week, or semester course. The 25 chapters correlate to the FACS modules sold by a variety of vendors. See the Module Crosswalk in the Teacher Resource Guide.

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States

by James M. Mcpherson Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Donald A. Ritchie Albert S. Broussard

Bring the people, issues, and events of yesterday to life for the students of today with the first truly integrated print and digital curriculum for Middle School U. S. History. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Put students in the middle of the action with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States

by James M. Mcpherson Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Donald A. Ritchie Albert S. Broussard

Student Edition: Connect to Core US History content with an accessible,student-friendly text built on the instructional approach of Understanding by Design®

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States, Early Years

by Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Albert S. Broussard

Bring the people, issues, and events of yesterday to life for the students of today with the first truly integrated print and digital curriculum for Middle School U. S. History. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Put students in the middle of the action with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States, Early Years

by James M. Mcpherson Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Donald A. Ritchie Albert S. Broussard

Bring the people, issues, and events of yesterday to life for the students of today with the first truly integrated print and digital curriculum for Middle School U. S. History. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning Systemcombines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on theEssential Questionswith an accessible student text built aroundEnduring Understandingand NCSS Standards Put students in the middle of the action withThe Story Matterschapter openers,Biographyfeatures,Step Into Placemaps andStep Into Timetimelines Maximize comprehension with built-inreading strategies,vocabulary support,Visual Literacyactivities, andGuided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills withThinking Like a Historian,It Matters Because,What Do You Think, andConnections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World connects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World connects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World, Early Ages

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the Worldconnects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning Systemcombines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on theEssential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features,Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills withThinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World, Early Ages (Student Edition)

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World connects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering World Geography

by Dinah Zike Richard G. Boehm Jay Mctighe

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The Disneyland Quest

by Matt Ainsworth

15 year-old Dizzy Walker and his 6 year-old sister Ana are about to meet their mom's new boyfriend, Steve, and his son, Travis, for the first time. To make the introduction go smoothly, Steve brings Dizzy and his family to his favorite place in the world; Disneyland. When they arrive at Disneyland, they learn about a once in a lifetime treasure hunt called The Disneyland Quest. Clues are hidden throughout the theme park, leading the quest participants to the combination of the vault set up on Main Street and the $250,000 prize inside. Dizzy, Ana, and Travis must work together in a race against the clock, thousands of opponents, and the mysterious man in red who follows them throughout the Quest. Friendship, perseverance, and trust are all put to the test in The Disneyland Quest.

Dissonance

by Erica O'Rourke

In this inventive romantic thriller, Del has the power to navigate between alternate realities--and the power to save multiple worlds.<P> Delancey knows for sure that there is more than one universe. Many more. Because every time someone makes a choice, a new, parallel world is spun off the existing one. Eating breakfast or skipping it, turning left instead of right, sneaking out instead of staying in bed--all of these choices create alternate universes in which echo selves take the roads not traveled. Del knows all of this because she's a Walker, someone who can navigate between the worlds, and whose job is to keep the dimensions in harmony.<P> But Del's decisions have consequences too. Even though she's forbidden from Walking after a training session goes horribly wrong, she secretly starts to investigate other dissonant worlds. She's particularly intrigued by the echo versions of Simon Lane, a guy who won't give her the time of day in the main world, but whose alternate selves are uniquely interested. But falling for Simon draws Del closer to a truth that the Council of Walkers is trying to hide--a secret that threatens the fate of the entire multiverse.

The Distance Between Lost and Found

by Kathryn Holmes

Blending elements of Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak and Gary Paulsen's Hatchet, debut novelist Kathryn Holmes delivers a gripping story that author Richard Peck calls a "page-turner about several kinds of survival."Sophomore Hallie Calhoun has just endured the most excruciating six months of her life. Once the rumors about her and the preacher's son, Luke, made their way around school, her friends abandoned her, and Hallie has completely withdrawn.Now, on a hike in the Smoky Mountains with the same people who have relentlessly taunted her, Hallie is pushed to her limit. Then Hallie, outgoing newcomer Rachel, and Jonah--Hallie's former friend--get separated from the rest of the group. As days go by without rescue, their struggle for survival turns deadly. Stranded in the wilderness, the three have no choice but to trust one another in order to stay alive . . . and for Hallie, that means opening up about what really happened that night with Luke.From the catty atmosphere of high school to the unpredictable terrain of the mountains, this novel is a poignant, raw journey about finding yourself after having been lost for so long.

The Distance of Hope

by Sid Hite

Fifteen-year-old Yeshe Anjur, the nearly-blind heir to the throne of Padma, undertakes a dangerous journey to far-off Tigristan to find the legendary White Bean Lama who may be able to restore his sight.

The Disunited States of America (Crosstime Traffic, Book 4)

by Harry Turtledove

Time travel doesn't work. You can't go backward or forward; you're stuck at "now". What you can do is travel sideways, to the same "now" in another timeline where history turned out differently. So far, only our home timeline has figured out how to do that. We use it to conduct discreet trading operations in less advanced timelines, selling goods just a little bit better than the locals can make. It's profitable, but families who work as Time Traders have to be careful to fit in, lest the locals become suspicious. Justin's family are Time Traders. The summer before he's due to start college, he goes with them to a different Virginia, in a timeline where the American states never became a single country, and American history has consisted of a series of small wars. Despite his unease, he accompanies Randolph Brooks, another Time Trader, on a visit to the tiny upland town of Elizabeth, Virginia. He'll only be away from his parents for a few days. Beckie Royer thanks her stars that she's from California, the most prosperous and advanced country in North America. But just now she's in Virginia with her grandmother, who wants to revisit the tiny mountain town where she grew up. The only interesting thing there is a boy named Justin--and he'll be gone soon. Then war between Virginia and Ohio breaks out anew. Ohio sets a tailored virus loose on Virginia. Virginia swiftly imposes a quarantine, trapping Beckie and Justin and Randolph Brooks in Elizabeth. Even Crosstime Traffic can't help. All the three of them can do is watch as plague and violence take over the town. It's nothing new in history, not in this timeline or any other. It's part of the human condition. And just now, this part of the human condition sucks.

Dive

by Adele Griffin

When a family shatters, can it be rebuilt? Ever since they've been on their own, life has been tough for Ben and his mother. Though they love each other, their life together has been a series of bitter fights and standoffs. But when his mother marries Lyle, at last Ben finds a missing puzzle piece. Ben's new stepfather is an easygoing charmer, and he and Ben grow close. Things aren't as smooth with Ben's new stepbrother, Dustin. Surly, distant, self-destructive, and forever grieving for his lost mother, Dustin holds everyone at arm's length. As their newly formed family struggles to fit together, Dustin suffers a serious diving accident. From tragedy emerges the chance for Ben to finally confront his distant mother, and maybe even make peace with his elusive stepbrother. This book features a personal history by Adele Griffin including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's own collection.

Dive (The Heights)

by The Editors at the Saddleback Publishing

These traditional reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values- but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! Written expressly for the middle grade struggling reader, the series does not contain strong language, edgy themes, or dysfunctional families. In fact, family is the main theme of these titles. And one particular Latino family is the focus with their uncanny knack for finding humor, hope, and coloful personalities- even in unusual circumstances. Written at the lowest reading levels, the 50-page story structure is straightforward and moves the reader through the text quickly and efficiently.

Dive Right In

by Matthew F Christopher

Twelve year old Traci Winchell is a gifted gymnast, but lately she's been having trouble-so much trouble that her coach warns her she may need to drop out or else risk serious injury. Traci wants to find something to fill the void left by gymnastics, but is diving for her?

Divergent (Divergent #1)

by Veronica Roth

In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue-Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is-she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are-and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her. Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the literary scene with the first book in the Divergent series-dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance.

Divergent Official Illustrated Movie Companion

by Kate Egan

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel Divergent is soon to be a major motion picture in theaters March 2014!With never-before-seen photos; personal interviews with the directors, actors, and writers; and exclusive extras, this lush, oversize volume is a true behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Divergent.

Diversity Alliance (Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights, Book 8)

by Kevin J. Anderson Rebecca Moesta

The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia take their first steps as Jedi Knights.

Diversity of Life Resources: Images, Data and Readings

by FOSS Middle School Curriculum Development Team

The book presents the diversity of life with images and related data and readings.

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