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The book explores each of the 16 career cluster options and workplace reality for middle school students. This text prepares students for the rapidly changing opportunities in the work world. As they explore each of the 16 U.S. Department of Education career clusters, they'll build foundation skills and workplace competencies and learn how each new skill can help them build successful careers.
Exploring Theatre focuses on the development of the total student, which includes developing personal resources, self-confidence, the ability to work well with others, and a life-long appreciation of theater; learning to bolster self-concepts, build an ensemble, observe people and places more closely, move expressively, and become more aware of the senses; learning basic acting skills such as improvisation, characterization, role preparation, and stage movement; exploring a range of career or avocational opportunities in theater and theater education; understanding the various aspects of the production process; and studying special topics such as storytelling, clowning, oral interpretation, readers theater, and puppetry. This text is an ideal introductory theater text for both middle and high school.
A Geometry book set according to Virginia educational standards.
GlencoeHealthis a comprehensive health program, provided in a flexible format, designed to improve health and wellness among high school students. Real-life application of health skills helps students apply what they learn in health class toward practicing good health behavior in the real world. Hands-on features are integrated with technology, assessment, and up-to-date health content. Features Hands-on activities-based programfocuses on health skills, avoiding risk behaviors, and promoting health literacy. Academic integration throughout the program includesresearch-based reading and writing strategiesin every lesson, as well asReal-World Connectionsemphasizing math concepts and activities, andStandardized Test Practicefocusing on Math and Reading/Writing. Fitness is emphasized through the program with theFitness Zone. The Fitness Zone includes tips in the Student Edition for incorporating fitness into everyday life, activities in the Teacher Edition, a special section of the Online Learning Center, and a heart-rate activity workbook with CD-ROM. The latest technology includesvideos,podcasts,activities for handheld devices, theonline student edition,PowerPoint DVD,StudentWorks Plus, andTeacherWorks Plus.
This book teaches students how to handle everyday challenges in a positive way.
Strategies to help teens make wise lifestyle decisions. Help your students take a serious look at good health with this high school health textbook. Organized into 70 flexible lessons correlated to the National Health Standards, this program covers such topics as Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drugs; Mental and Emotional Health; Injury Prevention and Personal Safety; Nutrition and Personal Health; and Physical Activity.
Introduction to Multimedia is designed to help you become a skilled and creative user of current multimedia technology. The purpose of this course is to increase your understanding of multimedia concepts and techniques. You are the reason that this textbook was written. Multimedia is a vast and exciting domain.
Students will learn keyboarding and complete numerous hands-on projects related to word processing, desktop publishing, presentation software, spreadsheets, and databases. The text was written for middle school students. All activities and projects are age-appropriate. Keyboarding Connections features a "fun" format complemented by a visually appealing game-like software interface. High-interest skill building exercises, applications, and games consistently hold students' attention. All new content includes extensive practice with e-mail, PowerPoint®, and Web page design. An Internet Connection feature provides search tips and relevant links. A user-friendly Web site features include State correlations, language arts activities, and additional teacher resources. Plus, everything is Windows 2000 and XP compatible!
This exciting new 6-12 literature series provides bridges and connections across ideas, strong skill instruction, and amazing literature.
Textbook on American literature.
This Math book is organized into units based on groups of related standards called domains. The Standards for Mathematical Practices are embedded throughout the course.
A flexible program with the solid content students need Glencoe Algebra 2 strengthens student understanding and provides the tools students need to succeed--from the first day your students begin to learn the vocabulary of algebra until the day they take final exams and standardized tests.
Practice: Skills Workbook provides ample exercises to help students develop computational skills, lesson by lesson.
This Glencoe Mathematics: Geometry, California Edition is useful to students who want to learn Geometry.
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