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Discovering Algebra

by Jerald Murdock Ellen Kamischke Eric Kamischke

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Discovering Geometry

by Michael Serra

This text brings the subject to life with investigations, constructions, activities, and projects.

I Am Deaf and I Dance: A Memoir

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Richard Seidman Simonerenee Moore

SimoneRenee Moore was born deaf and with learning difficulties. But she always pursued her love of dance and art while growing up, despite moving into a foster home and then around the country. How did SimoneRenee overcome her challenges and become a dancer and artist? Read this book to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Wally Smithers and the Germ Squad

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Amanda Jenkins Martin Fagan

Wally is due at baseball practice. But he needs to stay home and watch his sister, who is sick with a cold, while his mother goes to the store. Wally's overactive imagination kicks into gear as he envisions a war movie about germs trying to invade his body. Will he catch his sister's cold and miss his baseball tournament, or will he fight off the germs? (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Antarctica: A Year of Science

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Racheal Rice

The continent of Antarctica is a cold and dangerous place, with towering glaciers and deep crevasses. In the summer, temperatures reach highs of only 2 degrees Celsius (36 degrees Fahrenheit), while during the winter, temperatures can reach lows of -60 degrees Celsius (-76 degrees Fahrenheit). Yet every year a few hundred scientists brave the elements to conduct important scientific research. What does it take to make the trip--and survive the winter--in Antarctica? (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

The Sky Is Green: A Memoir About Surviving a Tornado

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Laura Layton Strom

Tornadoes on TV may seem awesome from the safety of a couch, but in real life they are scary and dangerous. In April 1970, young Laura Layton and her family learned this firsthand as they watched funnel clouds form and the sky turn green outside their home on the outskirts of Dallas, Texas. What would it be like to live through a tornado? (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Storm Scenes from Two Classic Works of Children's Literature: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; The Cay

by L. Frank Baum Larry Johnson Theodore Taylor Jeffrey B. Fuerst Franco Rivoli

Real-world hurricanes, tornados, and other powerful storms bring suspense and danger to our lives, often causing problems. Authors use powerful storms to add drama, excitement, and conflict to their stories as well. Storms can change the course of a story or influence how a character develops. Read the famous cyclone chapter that begins The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the climactic hurricane chapter in The Cay--two examples of storm scenes from classic literature.

Opinions About Weather Scenes: Creating Mood in Literature and Art

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Donna Schmeltekopf Clark

Writers and artists create specific moods in their works in order to get an emotional response from their audiences. Yet, each reader and viewer interprets those moods in his or her own way. Read excerpts from novels, a newspaper report, and a memoir about dramatic storms. Look at paintings of weather scenes that bring to mind the texts. Then read three opinion pieces interpreting the moods in the writing and artwork. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

A Day in the Life of a Chicken Wrangler

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Sarah Chenais

Have you ever seen an animal in a movie do a trick and wondered how it did it? Sarah Chenais is a professional chicken wrangler (someone who handles live animals during the making of a movie) who trains her chickens to do all types of amazing things. Read this book to find out what it takes to be a wrangler. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

The Black Stallion: Selections from the Novel

by Walter Farley Jeffrey B. Fuerst Ori Hondru

After spending the summer in India visiting his uncle, Alec Ramsey is on a steamship home to Queens, New York. While on the ship Alec befriends a wild black stallion being transported to England. One night, during a terrible storm, the passengers begin evacuating the ship, but Alec realizes the stallion is trapped in its stall and will drown if it is not freed. Risking his own life, Alec frees the stallion. But is it too late? Will Alec and the stallion make it to shore? Read the story to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Opinions About Modern Zoos

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Louise P. Carroll

The earliest zoos date back to around 2500 b. c. . While zoos began as places where animals were confined strictly for human entertainment, now they are places of science and education that still try to entertain visitors. Read two newspaper articles about zoos. Then read three opinions about modern zoos and decide for yourself what a zoo's most important function is.

My Trip to Historic Boston

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Mack Vargas

Fifth-grader Mack Vargas reluctantly goes along on a trip to Boston with his history-loving dad, and even more reluctantly keeps a journal for a school report. Mack and his family see the famous Revolutionary War sites and monuments, as well as other highlights.

Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Ayesha Lopez Kim T. Griswell

Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a classic spooky tale about the schoolteacher Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, who haunts the town. Will Ichabod encounter the ghost? Read the tale and find out--if you dare. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Opinions about Workers' Rights: The 1913 Ludlow Coal Miners' Strike

by James Palmer Jeffrey B. Fuerst Kim T. Griswell

In 1913 Colorado miners went on strike to protest unsafe conditions, low pay, and a very long workday. Read this historical fiction story based on that tragic-but-pivotal event in the development of the American labor movement. Then read the opinions of three writers about whether or not going on strike was the right thing to do.

Opinions About Putting Humans in Space: Worth the Cost?

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Racheal Rice

People have always dreamed of traveling into space and exploring the universe. Prompted by considerable funding for NASA and a challenge from President Kennedy in 1961, that dream became a reality with the moon landing in 1969. Now we are planning--and spending billions more--to put a human on Mars. Read about these two space exploration projects, and then read three writers' opinions about whether putting humans in space is worth the cost. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Women Justices of the Supreme Court

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Jeanette Leardi

Only four female justices have served on the Supreme Court: Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan. These highly influential and groundbreaking women faced opposition and overcame hardships as they fought to achieve this high honor and uphold justice in the United States. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

From Mexico and Slovakia: Memoirs of Two Immigrants' Journeys to the United States

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Gabby Sierra Katarina Mulicakova

There is a mix of fear and excitement in moving to a strange new country, far away from everything you know. Gabby Sierra from Mexico and Katarina Mulicakova from Slovakia were children when they moved to the United States with their families. Neither had been on a plane before, and neither had spoken any English. However, with hard work and support from their families, they were able to thrive in their new home. How did they make the American Dream a reality? (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Robin Hood Saves Will Stutely: Interpreting a Legend in Three Literary Formats

by Howard Pyle Jeffrey B. Fuerst David Boelke

Tales of Robin Hood, the legendary archer who "robs from the rich and gives to the poor," go back at least 700 years. Stories about Robin Hood have changed over time and have been retold in almost every literary format. Read three versions of this tale about Robin and his band of Merry Men rescuing Will Stutely: as a seventeenth-century ballad, as a nineteenth-century fiction story, and as a twenty-first century graphic novel. How are they similar? How do they differ? (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

Opinions About Freedom of Speech: Reports from the Trenton Bulletin

by Jeffrey B. Fuerst Carrie Smith

The First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution guarantees freedom of speech. However, the Supreme Court has placed some restrictions on free speech when what is said is a lie that hurts someone's reputation or puts people in real danger. Read two newspaper articles about individuals on trial. Were they within their First Amendment rights of freedom of speech? Then read three opinions about the articles. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guides and Text Evidence Question Card)

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I Like

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I Am Sam

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