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History and Social Science Print Materials

US History, Law, Government, World History, & Geography
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AC-ASS01

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Access Science and American History
A standards-based Science and American History program for English language learners and special needs students, grades 7-12.

These two books present concepts in a highly visual format with simplified language and clear, easy-to-follow lessons. Each lesson has three parts: Talk and Explore, Look and Read, and Develop Language. Visual aids, limited text, constant vocabulary instruction and a focus on "big ideas" help struggling readers and ELL students learn essential content.

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Science
$39.00
History
$39.00
Science & History
$79.00
PC-2305

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BASIC GEOGRAPHY

This unique binder, written by Kristina Swann, was designed for struggling learners who need help understanding basic geography concepts. The binder breaks each concept into small chunks to help students comprehend geography fundamentals and to develop related skills. Short lessons are followed by multiple practice activity sheets so students can firmly grasp a concept before moving on to the next lesson.

UNITS
Locations: Covers maps, grids, latitude and longitude, map projections, and types of maps.
Places and Regions: Covers landforms and water systems, climates, and cultural geography.
Movement of People, Ideas, and Goods: Covers population, migration, transportation, economic geography, world trade, and communication.
The United States: Covers U.S. regions, physical features and climate, people, and natural resources.

BASIC GEOGRAPHY

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$59.95
WA-064804

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Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Social Studies
Talk about 12 of the most pertinent cultural issues that students care about

As students grapple with the societal issues around them, they look for ways to express themselves. In your classroom, the best way is Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Social Studies.

This groundbreaking volume helps your students (and you) analyze and talk about 12 of the most pertinent cultural issues that students care about, hear about, and want to discuss:

Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Social Studies

$24.99
PC-2433

ELL TEACHING STRATEGIES - U.S. CITIZENSHIP
Use these teacher resources to make social studies content accessible to ELL students

Use these teacher resources to make social studies content accessible to ELL students. The three books, designed to support the Living in the United States Series, offer teaching strategies and reproducible activity sheets for use with ELL students.

� 3 Books
� Teaching Strategies
� Key Vocabulary Words
� Reproducible Activity Sheets

Strategies The teaching strategies build background knowledge and support the content of each title in the series.

Lesson Plans Each title features a lesson plan that supports each section of the corresponding Student Text. Every lesson plan includes content and language objectives, key vocabulary words, suggestions for teaching specific vocabulary words, specific instructional strategies, and follow-up activities.

ELL Classroom Kit Includes a Teacher's Guide, an ELL Teaching Strategies book, and 10 Student Texts for each title in the Living in the United States Series: United States Government, United States Citizenship, and United States Law.

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Citizenship
$19.95
PC-2432

ELL TEACHING STRATEGIES - U.S. GOVERNMENT
Use these teacher resources to make social studies content accessible to ELL students

Use these teacher resources to make social studies content accessible to ELL students. The three books, designed to support the Living in the United States Series, offer teaching strategies and reproducible activity sheets for use with ELL students.

� 3 Books
� Teaching Strategies
� Key Vocabulary Words
� Reproducible Activity Sheets

Strategies The teaching strategies build background knowledge and support the content of each title in the series.

Lesson Plans Each title features a lesson plan that supports each section of the corresponding Student Text. Every lesson plan includes content and language objectives, key vocabulary words, suggestions for teaching specific vocabulary words, specific instructional strategies, and follow-up activities.

ELL Classroom Kit Includes a Teacher's Guide, an ELL Teaching Strategies book, and 10 Student Texts for each title in the Living in the United States Series: United States Government, United States Citizenship, and United States Law.

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Government
$19.95
PC-2434

ELL TEACHING STRATEGIES - U.S. LAW
Use these teacher resources to make social studies content accessible to ELL students

Use these teacher resources to make social studies content accessible to ELL students. The three books, designed to support the Living in the United States Series, offer teaching strategies and reproducible activity sheets for use with ELL students.

� 3 Books
� Teaching Strategies
� Key Vocabulary Words
� Reproducible Activity Sheets

Strategies The teaching strategies build background knowledge and support the content of each title in the series.

Lesson Plans Each title features a lesson plan that supports each section of the corresponding Student Text. Every lesson plan includes content and language objectives, key vocabulary words, suggestions for teaching specific vocabulary words, specific instructional strategies, and follow-up activities.

ELL Classroom Kit Includes a Teacher's Guide, an ELL Teaching Strategies book, and 10 Student Texts for each title in the Living in the United States Series: United States Government, United States Citizenship, and United States Law.

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Law
$19.95
WA-065054

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Extraordinary Americans Series (10-RTBs)
10 X 16 = 160 extraordinary Americans

2008 marks the first major revision of this acclaimed series for grades 6�12. Developed to build reading comprehension skills, each title introduces the reader to 16 contemporary and historical Americans who have changed and influenced history. Through brief, captivating biographies with low-level readability, students are inspired by examples of success and challenges overcome. Each biography also includes a photograph, extension activities, background notes, a vocabulary list, and references.

Extraordinary Americans Series (10-RTBs)

$215.99
All 4 Sets
PC-2153

Language
PC-2118

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Graphic Organizers

4 reproducible books by Daniel Barnekow include graphic organizers for all subject areas. Use each of these 100-page resources to supplement any existing curriculum with graphic organizers that help students write and organize their thoughts. Teacher notes, including teaching tips and discussion questions, are included for each graphic organizer. 4 titles include: Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science. Sold individually or as a set of 4 books.

graphic organizers

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All 4 Sets
$149.95
1 Subject
$39.95

Class Set
PC-1909

US Citizenship
Student Text
PC-1835

Teacher's Guide
PC-1836

US Government
Student Text
PC-1719

Teacher's Guide
PC-1720

US Law
Student Text
PC-1910

Teacher's Guide
PC-1911

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Living in the United States

Product Type: Binders/Worksheets
Age-Appropriate: Secondary Reading Level: 3.0-4.5
Reproducible: yes
Author: Kristina Swann
Copyright: 2004

This comprehensive three-program series was designed for middle and high school students who need help learning the basics of American government.  The low reading level; sophisticated page layout; and up-to-date, age-appropriate visuals make the Student Texts and accompanying activities appealing to struggling readers. The standards-based programs are appropriate for on-level students, students with learning differences, and students and adults reading below grade level. The programs can stand alone or serve as supplements to existing teaching materials.

Class Set Includes
United States Government
  (10 Student Texts and 1 Teacher�s Binder)
United States Law
  (10 Student Texts and 1 Teacher�s Binder)
United States Citizenship
  (10 Student Texts and 1 Teacher�s Binder)

living in the united states - us law, government, and citizenship

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Class Set
$449.95
Student Text
$11.95

Teacher's Guide
$49.95

WA-06124X

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Power Basics Singles: American Government

� Explains the organization of the U.S. government, from the local to the national level
� Examines historical events that led to the development of U.S. democracy
� Covers all components of elections from candidate selection to the voting process
� Includes landmark court decisions that shaped the modern structure of the U.S. government

ISBN: 0-8251-6124-X
ISBN13: 978-0-8251-6124-7
ISBN13 Explained

Grades: 6-12
Readability: 4-5
4-Book Set

Power Basics Singles: American Government
$59.99
Singles
WA-061258

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Singles
Classroom Kit
Classroom Set

Power Basics Singles: United States History
Presents consequences of conflicts from the colonial period to 2004 presidential elections

Watch the United States grow from a few colonies to a modern powerhouse

� Examines U.S. history from the colonial period through the present

� Covers the consequences of conflicts from the Civil War and WWII to the Gulf War and beyond

� Presents timely material, including the effects of 9/11 on the state of the nation and the 2004 presidential elections

� Gives students an appreciation for other cultures with in-depth country profiles

Power Basics Singles: United States History

Singles
$59.99
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Singles
WA-061274

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Singles

Power Basics Singles: World History I: Prehistory to the Middle Ages
Focuses on international historical figures, places, and events that shaped the modern world

Help students experience history beyond U.S. borders!

� Provides a comprehensive overview of world history, from prehistoric civilizations the Middle Ages

� Includes engaging profiles of international historical figures

� Focuses on essential people, places, and events that shaped the modern world

Power Basics Singles: World History I: Prehistory to the Middle Ages

Singles
$59.99
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Singles
WA-061282

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Singles
Classroom Kit
Classroom Set

Power Basics Singles: World History II: Renaissance to the late 1800s
Focuses on international historical figures, places, and events that shaped the modern world

Help students experience history beyond U.S. borders!

� Provides a comprehensive overview of world history, from Renaissance to the late 1800s

� Includes engaging profiles of international historical figures

� Focuses on essential people, places, and events that shaped the modern world

Power Basics Singles: World History II: Renaissance to the late 1800s

Singles
$59.99
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Singles
WA-061290

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Samples
Singles
Classroom Kit
Classroom Set

Power Basics Singles: World History III: 1900 to present
Focuses on international historical figures, places, and events that shaped the modern world

Help students experience history beyond U.S. borders!

� Provides a comprehensive overview of world history, from Renaissance to the late 1800s

� Includes engaging profiles of international historical figures

� Focuses on essential people, places, and events that shaped the modern world

� Contains timely material, including the effects of war in Iraq and the 2004 Iraqi presidential elections

Power Basics Singles: World History III: 1900 to present

Singles
$59.99
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WA-042458

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Short Lessons in Art History: 35 Artists and Their Work
Western art from Giotto to Alexander Calder

This colorful, captivating survey covers the life stories and artistic accomplishments of 35 great painters and sculptors. Students will come to appreciate the artists� personal struggles and successes, along with their greatest works and an understanding of major art movements. Ideal for an introductory art class, or to supplement humanities programs.

Short Lessons in Art History: 35 Artists and Their Work

$24.99
WA-064651

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Short Lessons in World History, Fourth Edition
Reinforce students� knowledge of world history from early civilization through 2005

Reinforce students� knowledge of world history from early civilization through 2005 with engaging reproducible lessons!
Presents high-interest lessons and activities for world history classes

� Supplements any world history curriculum
� Engages students with mini-biographies of key figures
� Includes map activities, puzzles, and more

Short Lessons in World History, Fourth Edition

$25.99
AC-GP02

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United States Geography Reader

United States Geography Reader is a high interest reading comprehension program designed to be teen friendly. It divides the continental United States into eight geographic areas and gives details on twelve unique tourist destinations within each region. Destinations were chosen to appeal to middle and high school students and will engage all teen readers. Teen user-friendly travel destinations include: Cleveland�s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, San Antonio�s Riverwalk and Nashville�s Grand Ole Opry. Includes 96 lessons in total.

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$49.99
Both Binders
PC-1834

Binder 1
PC-1608

Binder 2
PC-1833

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U.S. History Shorts

These two reproducible binders, by Kristina Swann, were designed for students of all ages who need help learning the basic concepts covered in U.S. history classes. The low reading level and age-appropriate illustrations make the short, high-interest passages and activities appealing to struggling readers. Lessons are effective for on-level students, students with learning differences, students with behavior challenges, and students and adults who are reading below grade level. Lessons are also appropriate for at-risk and ESL students.


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Binder 1 or 2
$54.95

Binders 1 & 2
$99.95
Both Binders
PC-2124

Binder 1
PC-2007

Binder 2
PC-2123

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World History Shorts: Binders 1 & 2

Like the popular U.S. History Shorts, these 2 reproducible binders help students of all ages learn basic concepts covered in world history courses. By Kristina Swann, the low reading level and high-interest illustrations engage struggling readers. Effective for students with learning differences, on-level students, and students and adults who are reading below grade level.

Short Stories
Each binder features 30 one-page stories, or shorts, that focus on key historical concepts. Featured in 14-point font for easier readability, the shorts can be used as introductory lessons or as an overview for topics to be covered quickly.

Related Product:
U.S. HISTORY SHORTS AUDIO CDS 1 & 2

know your body

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Both Binders
$99.95
Binder 1
$54.95
Binder 2
$54.95

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