Excellent for students able to read anything you hand them, but whom you'd like to protect from the grittier "realities of life" that more-advanced books often deal with.
Helps you guide students to write paragraphs with more independence. You may still want to serve as their scribe on more challenging assignments.
Features books at fourth and fifth grade reading levels, but with content gentle enough for young readers. Your children will adventure in the Wild West, travel with Marco Polo to the far East, and continue to develop a love of books and reading.
The included Instructor's Guide (IG) gives you all the tools you need: schedule, lesson plans, Activity Sheets, teaching tips and more. Just follow the guide to teach reading, phonics, spelling, copywork and creative expression. Your guide also schedules the optional workbooks listed in the Recommended Items tab.
Adam has had his heart set on getting a mountain bike. When his mother buys a llama to start a Vermont Trekking company instead, Adam discovers that his dreams may be too small. Heartwarming, humorous, and positive.
The heartwarming story of a kindly dog's courage in the face of misunderstanding and false accusation. A story you won't want to put down.
Set in early 20th Century Minnesota, and written in the early '40s, this is a story about three girls who discover that "different culture" doesn't mean stupid or evil. At the same time, they also come to appreciate their unique American heritage all the more.
A charming story about a lovable girl in small-town Oregon in the mid-1920s whose creative ideas place her in humorous and sometimes mildly embarrassing situations.
A good book on which to base discussions about social changes and cultural developments over the past 70 years.
A thoroughly likable boy detective uses his encyclopedic knowledge and unerring deductive abilities to solve ten mysteries.
Can you beat him at his game? If not, you'll find the answers in the book! Enjoyable challenge.
Fifth grader Nick Allen decides to test his language arts teacher's commitment to dictionaries by creating a new word—frindle. The ensuing battle of wills provides a delightful backdrop for a young person's introduction to the fascinating world of words.
Works best with Grade 4 Readers.
This complete Language Arts program coordinates with those Readers and fully equips you to teach your children. (Readers not included.)
Subjects include phonics, spelling, writing mechanics, paragraph construction and creative expression. Also schedules optional workbooks available in the Resources tab above.
Perfect for students comfortable with writing sentences and short paragraphs without much hand-holding. You may still want to serve as their scribe on more challenging assignments.handwriting program.
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When Ruby's beloved father dies in a logging accident, she must leave school—and her dream of teaching—to care for her 10 siblings.
A gentle, poignant story about growing up in the early 1900s.
Illustrations and readable text provide a fascinating introduction to one of the world's great explorers, a man who befriended one of history's great leaders: Kublai Khan.
Fictional account of a true story about an "uncatchable" mare named Phantom and her colt, Misty. Engaging.
True story of "Wild Horse Annie" who fought to protect the wild mustangs of the western United States from ruthless slaughter and extinction.
Fed up with life at the Mountain View Inn, Ralph persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school.
Wise Miss K uses his presence as motivation to do a study on mice
Socks, a beloved, pampered cat is the center of his human family's universe—until he is displaced by a new baby. Can he ever regain his position? Rollicking fun.
An arrogant young king sets out to find a queen as beautiful, intelligent and wealthy as he is. Will he mature along the way? Simply told and gripping.
A resourceful and scrupulously honest 12-year old makes a million dollars by selling toothpaste at no more than 15 cents a tube.
Delightful introduction to business for young people (and older ones, too!).
The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman focuses upon a prince who has to learn the hard way what makes for true character.
He'd never known, since his "whipping boy" had taken all the punishment for him whenever he failed to do what was right. Delightfully thought-provoking.