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Succeeding in the World of Work prepares students for the complex issues they'll face in the rapidly changing workplace. This updated and comprehensive program now includes 16 career pathways outlined by the U. S. Department of Education.
Theatre: Art in Action teaches theater through hands-on performance-based exercises that have students assume the roles of actor, director, designer, technician, producer, stage crew, publicist, etc., to gain an appreciation for and understanding of theater as an art form, today and through history.
Introduce students to the laws that affect their daily lives. New elements in every component!
A WORLD VIEW FROM RENOWNED AUTHORS The only high school geography test co-authored by the National Geographic Society, Glencoe World Geography offers not only a fascinating view of the world, enlivened by but also a meticulous, accurate presentation. This program focuses on the development of geographic literacy.
What makes a great world history textbook? Thorough scholarship and an engaging story Glencoe World History is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning to learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today. Glencoe World History addresses student learning on many levels and encourages the reader to become actively involved with the beautifully presented content.
This book is a comprehensive course that covers prehistory to the present day helps link the events of the past with the issues that confront students today. It motivates and engages students in meaningful learning as they develop an understanding of the world's cultures and an appreciation for the interdependence of world regions.
Glencoe World History is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning--learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today.
Recent world history in a motivating forma. Glencoe World History: Modern Times draws on the features of Glencoe World History to motivate students, help them understand the connections between recent world events and issues, and give them an appreciation for the interconnectedness of the world's regions and peoples.
Multiple Options for Achieving a Single Goal With its combination of composition segments, grammar lessons, literature models, and hands-on practice exercises, Writer's Choice initiates, expands, and executes what it takes to make your students willing, proficient writers.
Writing about your own thoughts, feelings, and experiences is called personal writing. Personal writing can either be kept confidential or be shared. Personal letters can help you communicate with someone, teach you something about yourself, and stimulate new ideas. Novelist Sandra Cisneros wrote the letter shown on the next page to her friend Gwendolyn Brooks, Pulitzer Prize winner and poet laureate of Illinois.
This book examines what scientists know about global warming and climate change and considers political and economic solutions that will balance the competing needs of people around the world.
As you read this textbook, you will learn about many new worlds. By reading literature you can experience the past and the future, and you can learn about people how they feel and how they think.
This book helps the student, review the two-year global history and geography course. In this book, the ninth- and tenth-grade global history and geography curriculum is presented chronologically. The book highlights the key themes and concepts that are woven throughout the global history and geography curriculum. Concentrating on themes and concepts will help the student to organize the global history and geography and excel on the Regents Examination.
This book provides study materials for students taking the 9th-10th grade New York State Global History and Geography course and Regents Examination, as well as others taking a similar course in Global History, with a comprehensive, one-volume text.
The intent of Global Insights is to provide global knowledge and understanding by having the peoples of eight different geographical regions speak for themselves about the elements that have shaped their lives and made them the way they are today. The text is divided into eight units--Africa, China, Japan, India, Latin America, the Middle East, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Europe.
Exploring social problems on a global scale . This text uses social science perspectives to examine the various dimensions of globalization, the social problems of inequality, war and violence, and environmental sustainability that are occurring on a global scale. Clear writing and vivid examples help students to better understand their role as global citizens. The book was designed for courses such as Global Issues, Contemporary Problems, Social Problems, Social Stratification, World Cultures, and Social Change. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Understand social problems on a global scale - from inequalities to sustainability See the interconnections of the world and people throughout the world Learn about issues with a multinational and multidisciplinary approach, so readers will be able to have a broader understanding of the subject Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www. mysearchlab. comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205863531 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205863532
Themes: Hi-Lo, nonfiction, full-color, differentiated instruction. Teach environmental studies and global warming in the inclusive classroom with these unique informational books. Available in two reading levels with identical front covers, so striving readers do not feel "singled out," each title methodically explains the tough problems faced by our planet plus solutions large and small. Features include: Reading level 3 books are Fountas-Pinnell level O, P, and Q; reading level 6 books are Fountas-Pinnell level W. Scientific terms are defined in context. Identical dramatic four-color covers (back cover band identifies books that are lower level). Teacher's Guides with reproducible activities allow students to work from either text. Glossary defines difficult terms. "Did You Know?" sections contain interesting facts. End-of-book "Facts & Figures" section summarizes critical information. The index takes students directly to topics of interest.
This program engages students of all abilities in biology instruction through a high-interest approach that uses a variety of tools to foster motivation, proficiency, and success. Students learn biology by actually doing biology as they answer critical-thinking questions, interpret diagrams, write, and conduct lab activities.
This History book covers five themes to show the connection between history and geography. These themes are location, place, region, movement, and human interaction.
How would today's America appear to you if you were looking through the eyes of a person who lived two or three hundred years ago? This country has gone though many drastic changes in the past two centuries. The population has grown tremendously, and modern technology has given us jet planes, automobiles, and many other advances.
Anna's role in her family of gospel singers is an important one--far away from the stageEvery member of the Glory family is blessed with abundant musical talent. Everyone, that is, except for Anna. She can't sing or play an instrument, so the family counts on her to sell their music at performances. Naturally, she feels completely left out. When her black sheep Uncle Newt is released from prison, Anna feels oddly close to him, even though they've never met before. After all, Newt must know what it means to feel like an outsider. But when the Glorys' tour bus crashes and her loved ones are in danger, Anna can't sit on the outside any longer. The Glory Girl is a funny, moving tale of one oddball kid finding her place in her family, and in the world. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Betsy Byars including rare images from the author's personal collection.
Gotham, one of Salem's friends from his pre-catnip days, drops by the Spellman linen closet carrying a gift in his mouth. Gotham has stolen the Boot, a magic talisman that could finally fulfill Salem's dreams of world domination. The only problem? As Gotham escaped Drell's treasure room, he triggered an antitheft device that turned him into a sheepdog! Now Gotham and Salem are on the lam, racing through uncharted areas of the Other Realm and trying to avoid the detective Drell has hired to sniff them out. Can Sabrina find Salem and prove his innocence to the bloodhound...or will Salem be spending the next century as something even more embarrassing than a cat?
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