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    • Animal Matters (6)

      • Animal Sanctuaries
        Animal Sanctuaries

        Animal Sanctuaries

        Hicks, Kelli

        When animals are rescued from abusive or confining situations, they are often brought to an animal sanctuary. Here they are reintroduced into their natural-world setting they might have never known before. Beautiful photographs, facts on sanctuaries around the country, text boxes and sidebars that give information and statistics of just how important the people who organize, oversee, and give these animals a second chance at life are all included in this book. Check out any sanctuaries near your city or town and get an up close view into the world of animal sanctuaries! This book will allow students to know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

      • Companion and Therapy Animals
        Companion and Therapy Animals

        Companion and Therapy Animals

        Hicks, Kelli

        Companion and therapy animals have become a vital part of today’s world. Soldiers returning from war with issues like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) , people with physical limitations like blindness, hearing problems, or social disorders can all be helped by these loving animal companions. Trained to be aware of their owners’ warning signs or triggers, they come to the rescue with the skills needed to save lives and maintain the safety of their human companions. Beautiful pictures with captions, text boxes filled with interesting facts and information are all included in this informational text. This book will allow students to describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

      • People Who Care for Animals
        People Who Care for Animals

        People Who Care for Animals

        Mckenzie, Precious

        It takes a special kind of person to care for animals. This book highlights on a few of these careers. Veterinarians who care for sick and injured animals, zookeepers who make sure all the animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals who have been abandoned, neglected, or abused are all addressed in this book. Astounding photographs with captions, and text boxes and sidebars with factual information make this topic come to life. Maybe one of these jobs could be a career for you! This book will allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

      • Rescue and Shelter Cats
        Rescue and Shelter Cats

        Rescue and Shelter Cats

        Summers, Alex

        Adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal. Learn all the factual information on this worldwide problem. Text boxes and sidebars, real-life photographs of actual rescue and shelter cats, and ways you can help are just a page away! Included is a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter cat is the right thing for you and your family! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

      • Rescue and Shelter Dogs
        Rescue and Shelter Dogs

        Rescue and Shelter Dogs

        Summers, Alex

        Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter has become more popular than ever. With all the stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs in the U.S., get all the factual information you need to research different dog rescues and shelters within your city or town. Browse through real photographs of actual rescue and shelter dogs, sidebars and text boxes with information about statistics, and a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter dog is right for you! Included are tips on how you can help stop this global problem! This book will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

      • Search and Rescue Animals
        Search and Rescue Animals

        Search and Rescue Animals

        Mckenzie, Precious

        Search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations. From rescuing hikers or skiers who are lost or caught in an avalanche, to assisting first responders, like police in finding missing persons, sniffing out explosives, and saving lives, the abilities and variety of animals used are all captured in this book. With informational text boxes and sidebars, brilliant photographs with captions, and the different animals and training techniques these animal heroes must master this book will be an instant hit! This book will allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

    • Animal Matters (6)

      • Animal Sanctuaries
        Animal Sanctuaries

        Animal Sanctuaries

        Kelli Hicks

        When animals are rescued from abusive or confining situations, they are often brought to an animal sanctuary. Here they are reintroduced into their natural-world setting they might have never known before. Beautiful photographs, facts on sanctuaries around the country, text boxes and sidebars that give information and statistics of just how important the people who organize, oversee, and give these animals a second chance at life are all included in this book. Check out any sanctuaries near your city or town and get an up close view into the world of animal sanctuaries! This book will allow students to know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

      • Companion and Therapy Animals
        Companion and Therapy Animals

        Companion and Therapy Animals

        Kelli Hicks

        Companion and therapy animals have become a vital part of today’s world. Soldiers returning from war with issues like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) , people with physical limitations like blindness, hearing problems, or social disorders can all be helped by these loving animal companions. Trained to be aware of their owners’ warning signs or triggers, they come to the rescue with the skills needed to save lives and maintain the safety of their human companions. Beautiful pictures with captions, text boxes filled with interesting facts and information are all included in this informational text. This book will allow students to describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

      • People Who Care for Animals
        People Who Care for Animals

        People Who Care for Animals

        Precious McKenzie

        It takes a special kind of person to care for animals. This book highlights on a few of these careers. Veterinarians who care for sick and injured animals, zookeepers who make sure all the animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals who have been abandoned, neglected, or abused are all addressed in this book. Astounding photographs with captions, and text boxes and sidebars with factual information make this topic come to life. Maybe one of these jobs could be a career for you! This book will allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

      • Rescue and Shelter Cats
        Rescue and Shelter Cats

        Rescue and Shelter Cats

        Alex Summers

        Adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal. Learn all the factual information on this worldwide problem. Text boxes and sidebars, real-life photographs of actual rescue and shelter cats, and ways you can help are just a page away! Included is a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter cat is the right thing for you and your family! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

      • Rescue and Shelter Dogs
        Rescue and Shelter Dogs

        Rescue and Shelter Dogs

        Alex Summers

        Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter has become more popular than ever. With all the stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs in the U.S., get all the factual information you need to research different dog rescues and shelters within your city or town. Browse through real photographs of actual rescue and shelter dogs, sidebars and text boxes with information about statistics, and a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter dog is right for you! Included are tips on how you can help stop this global problem! This book will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

      • Search and Rescue Animals
        Search and Rescue Animals

        Search and Rescue Animals

        Precious McKenzie

        Search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations. From rescuing hikers or skiers who are lost or caught in an avalanche, to assisting first responders, like police in finding missing persons, sniffing out explosives, and saving lives, the abilities and variety of animals used are all captured in this book. With informational text boxes and sidebars, brilliant photographs with captions, and the different animals and training techniques these animal heroes must master this book will be an instant hit! This book will allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

    • Art And Music (10)

      • A Listen To Classical Music
        A Listen To Classical Music

        A Listen To Classical Music

        Colleen Hord

        Which Style Of Music Was Popular In The Royal Courts Of Europe? Classical Music! Learn About The Beautiful Music Of Beethoven And Mozart. Supports Emphasis On Increasing Steam (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, And Math) Content.

      • A Listen To Jazz
        A Listen To Jazz

        A Listen To Jazz

        Colleen Hord

        Jazz is a uniquely American art form. This popular style of music sprang from post-slavery African-American culture, as children of slaves settled in big cities. They began to fuse their musical heritage with the influences of their new surroundings, and the result is still felt in the music we know as jazz today. Students will learn about the different forms of music that fuzed together to create the jazz sound, as well as many of the past and present jazz greats. This title allows students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

      • A Listen To Patriotic Music
        A Listen To Patriotic Music

        A Listen To Patriotic Music

        Sneed Collard

        Patriotic music helps us feel pride for our country. The songs bring a unity and sense of togetherness to the people who live there. Written for many different reasons, and sung everywhere from baseball games to presidential elections, this title lists examples of some of our country's most cherished patriotic songs and information on the people and events that inspired them. This title allows students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

      • A Listen To Rock 'N' Roll
        A Listen To Rock 'N' Roll

        A Listen To Rock 'N' Roll

        Tom Greve

        Rock 'n' Roll, one of the most loved genres in the history of music, began in the 1950s. Combining a variety of musical styles, rock music developed into a cultural phenomenon first in the United States, and later across the globe. Students will learn all about the Rock 'n' Roll greats,who mixed different styles of music to form the phenomenal sounds that people continue to enjoy today. This title will allow students to Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

      • A Listen To World Music
        A Listen To World Music

        A Listen To World Music

        Jennifer Reed

        Ethnomusicology is the study of world music. Learn about music from all over the globe, steeped in the history and traditions of the people who make it. From Latin America to the Celtic songs of Ireland. Filled with bright photos and informative text on this fascinating form of music, this title allows students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

      • A Look At Cubism
        A Look At Cubism

        A Look At Cubism

        Sneed Collard

        Cubism was one of the most influential visual art styles of the early twentieth century. The Cubist painters rejected the inherited concept that art should copy nature, or that they should adopt the traditional techniques of perspective. Picasso and Braque, the pioneers of cubist painting are highlighted in this title, as well as the evolution of the cubist art form. This title will help students to distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

      • A Look At Impressionist Art
        A Look At Impressionist Art

        A Look At Impressionist Art

        J. Jean Robertson

        Impressionist art is a style in which the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. The pictures are loaded with color and most are of outdoor scenes. The pictures are very bright and vibrant. The artists liked to capture their images without detail but with bold colors. Learn all about the greatest impressionist artists like Edouard Manet, Camille Pissaro, Edgar Degas, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot and Pierre Auguste Renoir. Students will be able to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

      • A Look At Pop Art
        A Look At Pop Art

        A Look At Pop Art

        Keli Sipperley

        Pop Art was the art of popular culture. It was the visual art movement that characterized a sense of optimism during the post war consumer boom of the 1950's and 1960's. Pop Art was brash, young and fun and hostile to the artistic establishment. This title will allow students to analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

      • A Look At Renaissance Art
        A Look At Renaissance Art

        A Look At Renaissance Art

        J. Jean Robertson

        The Renaissance proved to be a time of great transformation of the artist as they came to occupy a different place in society, for art was becoming more than just a craft. The French term Renaissance emerged in the 19th century and was used to describe an entire period of rebirth. Artists of this time looked back to those before them while incorporating a greater sense of light and color through new mediums. In this title students will be able to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

      • A Look At Urban Art
        A Look At Urban Art

        A Look At Urban Art

        Tom Greve

        Urban art is a style of art that relates to cities and city life. Because the urban arts are characterized by existing in the public space, they are often viewed as vandalism and destruction of private property. Although urban art started at the neighborhood level, where a lot of people of different cultures live together, it is an international art form with an unlimited number of uses today. This title will allow students to use information gained from illustrations and photographs, and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.

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