Author: Great Minds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-05-06
Common Core's English resources empower educators to meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA) and build essential content knowledge for students in grades K-5. Each grade in The Wheatley Portfolio features a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units that engage students in deep study of worthwhile texts and topics. Features of this book include: Six thematic units for each grade, each centered on a curated collection of literary and informational texts Focus standards for each unit that complement the topic and promote student mastery of essential literacy skills Suggested texts and activities to incorporate science, art, and history into English instruction This revised second edition includes a sample text study that guides students through a close read of an exemplary text, updated web resources, and refreshed suggested works. Educators who create their curriculum based on Common Core's Wheatley Portfolioguarantee that students are exposed to content-rich instruction and have ample opportunity to master the reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills articulated in the CCSS for ELA.
Introduces common and ancient weather lore, explaining where it comes from and why it is or is not accurate information, covering such seasonal forecasting topics as temperature, precipitation, drought, sunshine, and storms.
Author: Ronald L. Wagner
Release Date: 1994-01-01
An amazing compilation of resources and gadgetry, where to buy them, as well as a complete primer on the science of weather forecasting. Included is information on rainfall, clouds, storms, record temperatures, world weather patterns, and a seemingly endless array of additional weather topics, completely updated with this new edition. Of interest to farmers, pilots, students or anyone wishing to understand more about the weather and prediction. New features in this revision are: -- international information, such as temperature records, wind patterns, etc., that were not previously included; -- interviews with tornado watchers and other weather professionals who outline their most memorable experiences.