In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the clover, about, throughout, and next to Rover, is highlighted in color for easy identification. This is the newest addition to the Words Are CATagorical series, which has sold more than 450,000 copies.
THE CAT IN the Hat puts to rest any notion that money grows on trees in this super simple look at numismatics, the study of money and its history. Beginning with the ancient practice of bartering, the Cat explains various forms of money used in different cultures, from shells, feathers, leather, and jade to metal ingots to coins (including the smallest--the BB-like Indian fanam--and the largest--the 8-foot-wide, ship-sinking limestone ones from the Islands of Yap ), to the current king of currency, paper. Also included is a look at banking, from the use of temples as the first banks to the concept of gaining or paying interest, and a step-by-step guide to minting coins. A fascinating introduction is bound to change young reader's appreciation for change
This workbook will help your child develop an understanding of subtracting the numbers one through five from whole numbers up to 20. By using this book, children will be able to understand the concept of subtraction by repeatedly tracing and reciting numbers both forwards and backwards and then gradually shifting to subtracting the numbers one through five.
The revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF SPELLING has been updated with 1,000 new words and an all-new design that will make it the choice for young writers to turn to for an instant spell-check.With a brand new design, 1,000 additional words, and new fun sections like The Four Longest Words in the English Language and The Spelling Words That Made Kids Champions, this is the perfect spelling resource for students. The introduction gives instructions for looking up a word the reader does not necessarily know how to spell, offers more than 150 memory tricks to correct commonly misspelled words, and clearly explains general spelling rules (and their exceptions). Furthermore, to aid pronunciation, each word is divided into syllables with the accented syllable in boldface.
What is a verb? It's easier to show than explain In this fun and animated introduction to grammar, rhyming verse is used to creatively clarify the concept of verbs. Chock-full of colorful, lively examples, the playful rhymes and illustrations of comical cartoon cats combine to hightlight key words in the sentences. Verbs like toss and tumble, jump and jam, jog and juggle, and jig and leap are printed in color for easy identification.
Practice is the most important way that children develop the skills they need to be successful learners. This wipe-off book allows them to do just that By completing the book's colorful exercises, your child will learn to subtract numbers 1 through 10, as well as critical thinking skills and how to follow directions in both English and Spanish. Then he or she can practice over and over again to reinforce subtraction skills. An answer key on the inside back cover allows your child to check his or her work and to recognize and correct mistakes. Use this book at home or on the go to help your child get ahead on the learning curve
Flash Kids educational products focus on fast, fun family learning. Developed for children in grades K-8, Flash Kids products take a lighthearted approach to serious educational content. In an age of rigorous standardized testing and increased emphasis on performance, these products encourage parents and children to enjoy the simple delight of learning new things together. Most importantly, Flash Kids products give families an easy, affordable way to bridge the gap between school and home.This book teaches cursive in a cool way. Each letter corresponds to a realistic animal illustration and an interesting scientific fact about the picture. This unique feature helps grab kids attention, while the clear diagrams and ample pages encourage practice.