California Gold Rush Grades 4 7

Author: Cindy Barden
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781580378529
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bring history to life for students in grades 4Ð7 with The California Gold Rush! This 64-page book provides challenging activities that enable students to explore history, geography, and social studies topics. Activities include word searches, fact-or-opinion questions, and creative writing. The book includes answer keys, time lines, and suggested reading lists.

Helping Students Understand Geometry Grades 7 8

Author: Barbara R. Sandall
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781580377676
Release Date: 2008-08-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Give geometry a go with students in grades 7 and up using Helping Students Understand Geometry. This 128-page book includes step-by-step instructions with examples, practice problems using the concepts, real-life applications, a list of symbols and terms, tips, and answer keys. The book supports NCTM standards and includes chapters on topics such as coordinates, angles, patterns and reasoning, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals, and circles.

The Gold Rush Fourth Grade Social Science Lesson Activities Discussion Questions and Quizzes

Author: Terri Raymond
Publisher: Home School Brew Press
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Social Science (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fourth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fourth grade math. If you purchased that book, or plan to purchase that book, do not purchase this, as the problems are the same.

The Gosh Awful Gold Rush Mystery

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 9780635068880
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Mimi inherits a gold mine-the Gold Bug! On summer break, Christina and Grant join their mystery book-writing grandmother and cowboy pilot grandfather, Papa, on an adventure to check out the mine and discover a mystery that could mean boom or bust! LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Dahlonega Gold Rush (in Georgia) ¥ California Gold Rush ¥ James Marshall ¥ Forty-Niners ¥ Gold fever ¥ Travel methods ¥ Food ¥ Claims and claim jumping ¥ Price of goods ¥ Gold mining (methods, tools, conditions) (especially panning) ¥ Oregon Trail ¥ Characteristics of and legends about gold ¥ Role of Chinese in rush ¥ Levi Strauss/jeans ¥ Outcomes of journey ¥ Yukon Gold Rush (in Alaska) ¥ Role of women and children ¥ Klondike gold ¥ Golden Stairs on the Chilkoot Trail ¥ Travel methods ¥ White Pass ¥ What happens after the gold rush ¥ Fool's Gold ¥ Vocabulary (tarmac, bank, hangar, controllers, taxi, runway) ¥ Float planes ¥ Gold Rush Museum, Dahlonega, GA ¥ Alexander's restaurant, Bellingham, WA ¥ Chinatown - Golden Dragon restaurant - Levi Strauss Company, San Francisco, CA ¥ Space Needle and Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Seattle, WA. Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book: Grade Levels: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.9 Accelerated Reader Points: 2 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 115541 Lexile Measure: 760 Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40

Jumpstarters for Vocabulary Building Grades 4 8

Author: Cindy Barden
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781580373869
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Advance student vocabulary using Jumpstarters for Vocabulary: Short Daily Warm-Ups for the Classroom for grades 4 and up! This 48-page resource covers dictionary skills, confusing words, homophones, antonyms, synonyms, words from mythology, and foreign words and phrases. It includes five warm-ups per reproducible page, answer keys, and suggestions for use.

For younger readers

Author: Library of Congress. Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015064396123
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Education


Research Grades 6 12

Author: Teddy Meister
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781580374262
Release Date: 2007-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Build reference skills for students in grades 4 and up using Research: Ready-to-Go Topics for Building Reference Skills. This 64-page book is perfect for classroom centers, unit launches, small- and large-group activities, and take-home assignments. The activities can be used in any order and with the ongoing curriculum. Students write reports, prepare presentations, and delve into related topics from science, history, geography, math, geology, and everyday themes.

Best Books for Children

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 159158082X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Best books

The latest addition to the "Best Books" family, this all-new guide updates the popular and critically acclaimed "Best Books for Children, Seventh Edition." This thematic work is a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for children's literature, enabling you to thoroughly evaluate your children's literature collection and create theme-based and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and recreational reading. The entries cover more than 6,000 titles published from 2001 to 2003, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources, and provide annotations with succinct plot summaries as well as ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are noted as well. This guide is an invaluable resource for anyone working with children or children's literature.