Amos Fortune - Free Man - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book
NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. When Amos Fortune, the son of a king of the At-mun-shi tribe in Africa, was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his...
Are You Smarter Than a Kindergartener?
Richards discusses how sometimes all that is needed is a listening ear.
Grade 4-Grade 6
"Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from 'a peach is not a funny-looking...
Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt
Selina is Mennonite girl living in the States with her family during the Civil War. Because Mennonites are peace loving and refuse to be involved in killing anyone, they are considered disloyal by both sides. Consequently her family moves to Canada, leaving...
Based on an old French tale, this Caldecott honor book tells the story of three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a small town. They set out to make soup of water and stones, and in the end all the town enjoys a feast.
Grade 1-Grade 8
An English speaking girl, a Spanish speaking man and a Polish speaking woman might not be able to converse, but when a sparrow trapped in their subway car needs help, their common concern unites them to do what needs to be done. The author makes good use of...
Grade 2-Grade 6
The year is 1855 and Ben has been sent off to school by his father in fulfillment of a promise to his mother who has since died of diphtheria. Ben is retrieved from school by his sister with the news that his father has taken seriously ill and Ben is needed....
The Listening Principal - Engagement Empowerment and Leadership
Learn how a principal can utilize active listening purposefully for the advancement of his or her school. The authors emphasize the importance of listening education and training, and they state that listening should be a part of the curriculum for Adventist...
The Listening Walk
Told in the first person, a young girl goes on a walk with her father and listens for various sounds in the community. This appealing picture book , illustrated by Aliki, sets the stage for a lesson on active listening. Reading level grades 1-3. The author...
What Do Authors Do?
Grade 2-Grade 6
Two authors and their pets tell what authors do. Potential causes for concern include: animals think and talk; earrings; cartoon format.