Item #: C365
A Writer's Guide to Using 8 Methods of Transition is a short guide designed for all writers. The eight methods of transition help writers connect sentences and paragraphs to create a smooth flow of ideas in order to communicate clearly and effectively. Writers will find simple, concise explanations of each transitional method, as well as short examples to demonstate how each method can be used effectively. This book is a companion text for A Writer's Guide to Transitional Words and Expressions.> Both work well together for writers.
Beyond the Code SeriesNew
This four-book series helps students develop important comprehension and thinking skills at the earliest level. The books contain charmingly illustrated stories with exercises following the same phonetic structure as the Explode The Code series. Each story is preceded by writing and spelling activities that introduce new sight words and teach phonetic patterns, and followed by questions and exercises that help develop comprehension and critical thinking.Skills Addressed:-Spelling patterns -Sight words-Vocabulary development-Sequencing -Categorizing-Following directions-Critical thinking-Story recall-Inferential thinking-Rhyming words-Multi-syllabic words-Matching sentences to pictures
Building Writing Skills SeriesNew
This highly-effective series teaches writing as a 5-step process. The 5-step process is made up of Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing, and Publishing. The step-by-step lessons use examples and easy-to-understand concept maps that teach brainstorming, planning, editing, and revising. Each lesson is followed by practice that includes a simple, time-saving scoring rubric.Level 1: teaches narrative (personal and story), opinion, and informative/explanatory writing for Grades 3-5.Level 2: teaches argumentative, narrative, and informative/explanatory writing for Grades 6-7.
Christian History: Biographies of Faith SeriesNew
An exceptional study on faith and leadership that focuses on the US presidents Washington and Jackson, as well as the Christian reformers Knox, Newton, and Luther. Students will discover their influences, struggles, and accomplishments, and take away lessons on the lives of these great leaders. Are great men simply born great or do they make a choice in their life to be something more? Study the lives of these Christian men to discover how they were transformed by their faith, moral values, and pure courage. In this unique course, students will go beyond historical footnotes to really see what has been revealed about their hearts, their fears, and their vision for changing the world as they knew it. An inspiring study designed to encourage students to lead!
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Item #: J221
An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate geographical and mapping skills.This introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 is designed to help students develop map, atlas and data handling skills. The content adheres closely to the requirements of the Curriculum and incorporates results of classroom testing.Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities. An easy to follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, easy to read reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos.Detailed reference and thematic mapping of Canada and its provinces provide perfect support material for social science subjects studies at secondary level.Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics.The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values.The world section covers all the global issues required by the National Curriculum e.g. climate change, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Item #: J224
An ideal world reference atlas for young primary school geographers aged 9-11 years at Keystage 2. Published in association with the Geographical Association, enabling students to learn about the world today by exploring clear and engaging maps, study satellite imagery, understand key facts and statistics, and learn how maps and atlases work.• The atlas is organised into sections covering the UK, Europe, the world and continents with more detailed larger scale maps of countries and regions popular for focus studies.• This atlas has topographical based mapping which helps the young geographer understand the processes which take place during the formation of the earth’s landscapes.• The reference mapping is designed for maximum clarity and accessibility, and is supported by photographs and data boxes, with detailed map keys and scale information on each map.• Specially selected topic maps give additional information linking to knowledge and understanding of distant places.• Tables of key world country data include an Ecological Footprint figure for each country.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Item #: J223
Completely new edition and rebranded edition of the best-selling Collins Longman Student Atlas. Perfectly created for Key Stage 4 students and a vital tool for all students.Collins Student Atlas is a completely new edition of the highly successful Collins Longman Student Atlas. It features 128 pages of up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, 8 pages of World country-by-country statistics and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on the reference maps.The Atlas has been specifically designed for students aged 14 to 16, however its well-researched uncluttered design makes it easy for all student use.This new edition features extended map coverage on each page and colour coding has been introduced in the titling and marginalia to create distinct, easy to use sections.Thematic maps and accompanying graphs and tables adhere strictly to the National curriculum and cover topics such as tourism, telecommunications, environmental and socio-economic topics. All maps have been fully up-dated using the latest statistical information available. The inclusion of a list of relevant web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic.High quality satellite imagery, which has been selectively used within the special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues.Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socio-economic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphics to support individual geographical, tourist, mathematical, economic or IT projects.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Item #: J222
About the BookThe clear and detailed mapping in this bestselling Collins world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent geopolitical changes. Great value and contains all the world maps you need in a budget atlas, for family, study and business use.FEATURES:• Fully revised, detailed reference maps of the world.• Map of the world's countries and physical features.• Introductory section includes facts on all the countries of the world, including flags, area, population, capital city, languages, religions and currency.• Map of the world’s time zones.• Over 10,000 index entries.A new, fully updated edition of this bestselling atlas of the world.
Item #: A105
Desperate is for those who love their children to the depths of their souls but who have also curled up under their covers, fighting back tears, and begging God for help. It’s for those who have ever wondered what happened to all their ideals for what having children would be like. For those who have ever felt like all the “experts” have clearly never had a child like theirs. For those who have prayed for a mentor. For those who ever felt lost and alone in motherhood.In Desperate you will find the story of one young mother’s honest account of the desperate feelings experienced in motherhood and one experienced mentor’s realistic and gentle exhortations that were forged in the trenches of raising her own four children.Also in Desperate:-QR codes and links at the end of each chapter that lead to videos with Sarah Mae and Sally talking about the chapter-Practical steps to take during the desperate times-Bible study and journal exercises in each chapter that will lead you to identify ways in which you can grow as a mom-Mentoring advice for real-life situations-Q & A section with Sally where she answers readers questions
Dinah Harris Mystery Series SeriesNew
The Dinah Harris Mystery series is now available. In these Christian fiction thrillers, author Julie Cave, tackles the uncomfortable issues of the creation versus evolution debate, eugenics, domestic violence and hypocrisy in the church with unflinching honesty. Cave’s central character, Dinah Harris, is an ex –FBI agent who deals with the real-world problems of alcoholism, depression, grief and more. With stories you might easily hear on tonight’s news, Cave leads the reader to recall the authority of the Bible and our God of redemption.**Click on book #4 The Dark Heart for a sample**
Following in the footsteps of our popular “Discovering Nature and Science” series which uses fully integrated living books to introduce new science concepts each week, our “Discovering History” series also uses this time tested method recommended by Charlotte Mason herself.To be used by all ages, each student keeps his own book to work on weekly lessons in -Vocabulary (words pertaining to the history story for the week), -To Read (a chapter each week in the ongoing story of history, integrated into the volume), -Finding Out More (researching to dig into the time period and record what is learned, to truly “own” the information being learned, -Digging Into the Bible (studying more deeply into what we can learn as Christians from the history lesson), and keeping a Timeline of Events (pictures and instructions included) that grows throughout the different volumes in this series through the years.No twaddle, no busywork – just studying history through the engaging method of integrating living books and short, focused lessons that bring the time period you are studying to life.
Editor in Chief SeriesFeaturedNew
Grammar Disasters & Punctuation Faux Pas These fun, highly-acclaimed products teach grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and critical reading in a standards-based thinking approach to language mechanics instead of the usual drill and practice found in competing products. Each level has easy-to-understand lessons that explain and illustrate the mechanics of writing followed by activities that require students to carefully analyze and edit stories, letters, and articles that contain mechanical errors. This effective method allows students to gain mastery over concepts that will translate into their own writing.