Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts in One Big Fat Notebook

Filename: everything-you-need-to-ace-english-language-arts-in-one-big-fat-notebook.pdf
ISBN: 9780761160915
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Number of pages: 496
Author: Elizabeth Irwin
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts in One Big Fat Notebook in PDF and EPUB It's the revolutionary English language arts study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts . . . covers everything to get you your best marks: grammar, including parts of speech, active and passive verbs, Greek and Latin roots and affixes; nuances in word meanings; textual analysis, authorship, structure, and other skills for reading fiction and nonfiction; and writing arguments, informative texts, and narratives. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK(tm) series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit--borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject's key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award-winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.


Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook

Filename: everything-you-need-to-ace-math-in-one-big-fat-notebook.pdf
ISBN: 9780761160960
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Number of pages: 512
Author: Altair Peterson
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook in PDF and EPUB It's the revolutionary math study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace Math . . . covers everything to get you over any math hump: fractions, decimals, and how to multiply and divide them; ratios, proportions, and percentages; geometry; statistics and probability; expressions and equations; and the coordinate plane and functions. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK(tm) series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit--borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject's key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award-winning teachers. They make learning fun and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.


Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook

Filename: everything-you-need-to-ace-american-history-in-one-big-fat-notebook.pdf
ISBN: 9780761160830
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Number of pages: 512
Author: Lily Rothman
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook in PDF and EPUB It's the revolutionary American history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace American History . . . covers Native Americans to the war in Iraq. There are units on Colonial America; the Revolutionary War and the founding of a new nation; Jefferson and the expansion west; the Civil War and Reconstruction; and all of the notable events of the 20th century--World Wars, the Depression, the Civil Rights movement, and much more. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK(tm) series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit--borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject's key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award-winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.


Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook

Filename: everything-you-need-to-ace-science-in-one-big-fat-notebook.pdf
ISBN: 9780761160953
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Number of pages: 528
Author: Sharon Madanes
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook in PDF and EPUB It's the revolutionary science study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace Science . . . takes readers from scientific investigation and the engineering design process to the Periodic Table; forces and motion; forms of energy; outer space and the solar system; to earth sciences, biology, body systems, ecology, and more. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK(tm) series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit--borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject's key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award-winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.


Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook

Filename: everything-you-need-to-ace-world-history-in-one-big-fat-notebook.pdf
ISBN: 9780761160946
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Number of pages: 512
Author: Ximena Vengoechea
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook in PDF and EPUB It's the revolutionary world history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace World History . . . kicks off with the Paleolithic Era and transports the reader to ancient civilizations--in Egypt, Greece, India, China, Africa, Rome; the middle ages across the world; the Renaissance; the age of exploration and colonialization, revolution and imperialism, and the modern world and the wars and movements that shaped it. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK(tm) series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit--borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only one book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject's key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in marker colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts. Mnemonics for a memorable shortcut. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award-winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.


101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up

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ISBN: 9781633221697
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Number of pages: 144
Author: Bianca Schulze
Publisher:

Download and read online 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up in PDF and EPUB 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up is a fun handbook for book lovers and their families to read, check off, and give their own book reviews. 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up provides a comprehensive list of kid-friendly books for children to read before they grow up. This must-read review list acts as an interactive journal where kids can document the books they read, why they like them, and how they rate them. Divided into sections by subject, from fairy tales and fantasy to sports and nonfiction, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up celebrates the importance of reading and encourages family participation to develop lifelong readers. The perfect reference guide for book lovers of all ages, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up helps both kids and parents decide which books to read next!


The Mystery of Life

Filename: the-mystery-of-life.pdf
ISBN: 9781582705255
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Number of pages: 240
Author: Jan Paul Schutten
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Mystery of Life in PDF and EPUB "No generation has yet had to cope with the kind of rapid changes in science and technology that are facing today's teens. This is why "STEM education" is the latest buzz term and science literacy is enjoying a renewed focus. A foundation in basic science is key. With decades of scientific knowledge behind him and a genuine sense of fun in his approach, Jan Paul Schutten rewards curiosity with engaging explanations about some of the most complicated scientific issues that exist, and tells readers that there is much left to discover. For example: Why does the paramecium deserve a standing ovation? How do you build a planet? Does a tree want to be tall? How does a bacterium turn into a blue whale? How can you survive without a rear end? How can you yourself see evolution at work? Why would aliens most likely be meat-eaters? Are scientists not telling us everything?"--


Everything You Need to Know about Science Homework

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ISBN: 0590493574
Release Date: 1996-09-01
Number of pages: 136
Author: Anne Zeman
Publisher: Scholastic

Download and read online Everything You Need to Know about Science Homework in PDF and EPUB Covers biology, zoology, botany, the environment, the Earth, astronomy, and physics


The Big Book of Boy Stuff

Filename: the-big-book-of-boy-stuff.pdf
ISBN: 1423611187
Release Date: 2004-07-15
Number of pages: 312
Author: Bart King
Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Download and read online The Big Book of Boy Stuff in PDF and EPUB There's this boy. Let's say he's somewhere between nine and thirteen years old or so. You'd like to see this kid get creative. You'd like to see him get some exercise. You'd like to see him get out from in front of the television. And you'd love for him to be motivated enough to find some stuff to do on his own. This boy NEEDS The Big Book of Boy Stuff! What do I do if I get a bean stuck up my nose? How can I make lightning without killing myself? Where can I find new practical jokes to play on my friends and family? How can I make a rocket? What is the best way to poop outside? How do I tell a girl I like her? Why would I tell a girl I like her? How many mosquitoes does it take to suck all the blood out of a person? What's that smell? . . . and many, many more! This big, thick, durable book includes fascinating chapters on gross stuff, magic, emergencies, fireworks, games, experiments, jokes, activities, insults, pets, flying things, and, of course, duct tape. No boyhood is complete without a copy!


100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know

Filename: 100-words-every-middle-schooler-should-know.pdf
ISBN: 9780547487687
Release Date: 2010-07-07
Number of pages: 128
Author: Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online 100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know in PDF and EPUB More is expected of middle schoolers—more reading, more writing, more independent learning. Achieving success in this more challenging world requires knowing many more words. 100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know helps students in grades 6 to 8 (ages 11-14) to express themselves with distinction and get the most out of school. The 100 words are varied and interesting, ranging from verbs like muster and replenish to nouns like havoc and restitution to adjectives like apprehensive and imperious. Knowing these words enables students to express themselves with greater clarity and subtlety. Each word has a definition and a pronunciation and appears with at least one quotation—a moving or dramatic passage—taken from a book that middle schoolers are assigned in the classroom or enjoy reading on their own. Both classic and contemporary works of fiction and nonfiction are represented. Among the authors are young adult favorites and award-winners such as Kate Di Camillo, Russell Freedman, Neil Gaiman, E.L. Konigsberg, Lois Lowry, Walter Dean Myers, Katherine Paterson, J. K. Rowling, and Gary Soto. Readers can see for themselves that the words are used by the very best writers in the very best books. It stands to reason that they will see them again and again in higher grades and throughout their lives. 100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know helps students to gain useful knowledge and prepares them to step into a broader world.


From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess

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ISBN: 9781250066039
Release Date: 2015-05-19
Number of pages: 192
Author: Meg Cabot
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

Download and read online From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess in PDF and EPUB Return to the world of Meg Cabot's bestselling and beloved Princess Diaries series in From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess—this time through the illustrated diary of a spunky new heroine: Princess Mia's long lost half-sister, Olivia! Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is a completely average twelve-year-old: average height, average weight, average brown hair of average length, average brown skin and average hazel eyes. The only things about her that aren't average are her name (too long and princess themed), her ability to draw animals (useful for her future career as a wildlife illustrator), and the fact that she is a half-orphan who has never met her father and is forced to live with her aunt and uncle (who treat her almost like their own kids, so she doesn't want to complain). Then one completely average day, everything goes wrong: the most popular girl in school, Annabelle Jenkins, threatens to beat her up, the principal gives her a demerit, and she's knocked down at the bus stop . . . Until a limo containing Princess Mia Thermopolis of Genovia pulls up to invite her to New York to finally meet her father, who promptly invites her to come live with him, Mia, Grandmère and her two fabulous poodles . . . . Maybe Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison isn't so average after all!


The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

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ISBN: 1429993073
Release Date: 2009-05-12
Number of pages: 352
Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

Download and read online The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate in PDF and EPUB Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier to see against the yellow grass, so they are eaten before they can get any larger. As Callie explores the natural world around her, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates the dangers of living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century. Debut author Jacqueline Kelly deftly brings Callie and her family to life, capturing a year of growing up with unique sensitivity and a wry wit. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is a 2010 Newbery Honor Book and the winner of the 2010 Bank Street - Josette Frank Award. This title has Common Core connections.


Discovering the World of Geography Grades 7 8

Filename: discovering-the-world-of-geography-grades-7-8.pdf
ISBN: 9781580372305
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Number of pages: 128
Author: Myrl Shireman
Publisher: Mark Twain Media

Download and read online Discovering the World of Geography Grades 7 8 in PDF and EPUB Includes activities that develop the knowledge and skills that address the National Geography Standards. The student pages can be reproduced for classroom use.


Painless Writing

Filename: painless-writing.pdf
ISBN: 0764181203
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 246
Author: Jeffrey Strausser
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Download and read online Painless Writing in PDF and EPUB Offers tips on enlivening writing with vivid images, smoothing out sentences, silencing the dull passive voice, and adding rhythm to writing as well as demonstrating how to create a template that students can use when writing research papers for all subjects. In addition, web site references are cited throughout the text and brain ticklers (short quizzes) appear throughout the book with an answer key.


The Comedy Bible

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ISBN: 9780743219020
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Number of pages: 368
Author: Judy Carter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Comedy Bible in PDF and EPUB Judy Carter, guru to aspiring comedy writers and stand-up comics, tells all about the biz of being funny and writing funny in this bright, entertaining, and totally practical guide on how to draw humor from your life and turn it into a career. Do you think you’re funny? Do you want to turn your sense of humor into a career? If the answer is yes, then Judy Carter’s The Comedy Bible is for you. The guru to aspiring stand-up comics provides the complete scoop on being—and writing—funny for money. If you’ve got a sense of humor, you can learn to make a career out of comedy, says Judy Carter. Whether it’s creating a killer stand-up act, writing a spec sitcom, or providing jokes for radio or one-liners for greeting cards, Carter provides step-by-step instructions in The Comedy Bible. She helps readers first determine which genre of comedy writing or performing suits them best and then directs them in developing, refining, and selling their work. Using the hands-on workbook format that was so effective in her bestselling first book, Stand-Up Comedy: The Book, Carter offers a series of day-by-day exercises that draw on her many years as a successful stand-up comic and the head of a nationally known comedy school. Also included are practical tips and advice from today’s top comedy professionals—from Bernie Brillstein to Christopher Titus to Richard Lewis. She presents the pros and cons of the various comedy fields—stand-up, script, speech and joke writing, one-person shows, humor essays—and shows how to tailor your material for each. She teaches how to find your “authentic” voice—the true source of comedy. And, perhaps most important, Carter explains how to take a finished product to the next level—making money—by pitching it to a buyer and negotiating a contract. Written in Carter’s unique, take-no-prisoners voice, The Comedy Bible is practical, inspirational, and funny.