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myWorld Social Studies Grade K Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade K Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's Kindergarten "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook ebook DVD chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. In Grade Kindergarten, five overarching chapters cover the basics of good citizenship, including the workplace, bodies of water, traditions, and personal history. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson and "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, and concludes with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips" and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade Kindergarten kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld Social Studies Grade 1 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade 1 Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's 1st grade "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. Five overarching chapters cover the basics of social studies, including the community, world geography, culture, and American history. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Simple questions have dashed-lines for students to write their answers on. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson as well. "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment. 189 pages, softcover.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, concluding with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips," and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade 1 kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld Social Studies Grade 2 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade 2 Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's 2nd Grade "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. In Grade 2, overarching chapters cover the basics of social studies, including good citizenship, the government, the environment, and American history. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson and "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, and concludes with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips" and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade 2 kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld Social Studies Grade 3 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade 3 Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's 3rd Grade "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. In Grade 3, overarching chapters cover the basics of community, the environment, the United States government, and other Social Studies basics. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson and "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, and concludes with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips" and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade 3 kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld Social Studies Grade 4 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade 4 Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's 4th Grade "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. In Grade 4, overarching chapters cover the basics social studies, reading globes, weather and climate, and latitude and longitude. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson and "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, and concludes with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips" and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade 4 kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld Social Studies Grade 5 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade 5 Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's 5th Grade "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. In Grade 5, overarching chapters cover the basics social studies, the first Americans, the Civil War, the American Revolution, and life in the colonies. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson and "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, and concludes with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips" and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade 5 kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld Social Studies Grade 6 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Social Studies Grade 6 Homeschool Bundle
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Centered around "MyStory" video narratives, Pearson's 6th Grade "myWorld Social Studies" curriculum provides an integrated program that will connect social studies with literary instruction.

Student Workbook chapters are divided into individual lessons with reading skills and media /technology/graph skills taught throughout. In Grade 6, overarching chapters cover the basics social studies, the Civil War, the Cold War, World War II, and immigration. Chapters begin with a "spark" question that asks children to apply their understanding of the main concept; a song; connection to "myStory" video; and vocabulary preview. Lessons provide a brief instruction in a large-print font that's perfect for beginning readers; important words are highlighted. Reading skill exercises are integrated into the lesson and "Got It?" summary questions provide an opportunity for application and assessment.

The myStory video DVD-ROM gives students the opportunity to see kids their own age talking about the Big Question and key ideas of each chapter, and concludes with a question about how the material affects their own life. Video "field trips" and animated graphic novel elements are also included to help children personally connect to the lesson.

The Teacher Resource Library DVD-ROM provides parents with everything needed to easily teach this curriculum. Arranged by the table of contents, each chapter's resources include a teacher's guide with lesson plan summaries; a podcast for the chapter's subject; editable tests for each chapter and separate answer keys; hands-on activities; and a leveled reading lesson plan support.

This Grade 6 kit includes:

  • MyWorld Social Studies Student Worktext
  • MyStory Video on DVD-ROM
  • Teacher Resource Library on DVD-ROM

     

 
myWorld History Homeschool Bundle for Grades 7 & 8myWorld History Homeschool Bundle for Grades 7 & 8
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MyWorld History will take middle-school students stage-by-stage through the great events, civilizations, and people of this world. Covering the origins of humanity, Ancient Near East, Ancient India & China, Greece, Rome, Islamic Civilization, African and Asian civilization, the Americas, Europe in the Middle Ages, the rise of Europe, the Early Modern and Modern World, students will discover the grand scope of history. The student text and journal are tied together by the Understanding by Design (UbD) model, which emphasizes "enduring understanding and transfer of learning" for long-term retention and applicability.

Each chapter in the student text is introduced with an "Essential Question," interesting "MyStory" passage, and a timeline to put the era in perspective. The chapter is divided into sections that center upon specific concepts; each section includes "key ideas" and "key terms," plenty of photographs, highlighted important terms, maps with map skill questions, "reading check" questions, and charts. Each section concludes with assessment questions on the key terms & ideas, critical thinking questions, and the essential question. Chapter assessments include comprehensive questions on the key terms/ideas, critical thinking questions, a visual-analysis question, 21st learning internet-based question or activity, a chapter activity, and document-based questions. 1084 pages, hardcover.

The accompanying Student Journal is organized by chapter and section to easily correlate activities and worksheets. Worksheets, writing exercises, graphic organizers, chapter support, and a two-page writing exercises are included. The "Essential Question" preview asks students to find ways to relate the issues and principles of the question to their own lives, while the "connect to the chapter" page invites students to chart predictions on how the essential question relates to the countries in the chapter. "Word Wise" exercises emphasize vocabulary through games, word maps, and crossword puzzles. "Take Notes" graphic organizers will help students synthesize concepts and create a visual study guide. The "Essential Question Writers Workshop" provides an end-of-chapter opportunity to show understanding of the chapter, and "sum it up" activities provide map exercises and timeline activities. 400 pages, softcover.

The student journal answer key provides suggestions for assessment, guidance for working with essential questions, and answers for all student journal activities. 110 pages, newspaper print.

This course includes 36-40 weeks of material. Middle School, Grades 7 or 8.

Please Note: This course teaches a full chapter on the origins of humanity from a fully evolutionary perspective; millions/billions of years, primitive ancestors, and other evolution-based ideas are endorsed. Please also note that this curriculum references an online component; the access code for this online site is NOT incuded with this kit, nor does the publisher intend to make it available to homeschoolers at this time.

This kit includes:

  • My World History Textbook
  • My Student Journal
  • My Student Journal Answer Key

     

 
myWorld History Student WorkbookmyWorld History Student Workbook

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MyWorld History will take middle-school students stage-by-stage through the great events, civilizations, and people of this world. Covering the origins of humanity, Ancient Near East, Ancient India & China, Greece, Rome, Islamic Civilization, African and Asian civilization, the Americas, Europe in the Middle Ages, the rise of Europe, the Early Modern and Modern World, students will discover the grand scope of history.

This MyWorld History Student Journal is perfect for additional students using the same curriculum, as it cannot be used apart from the sold-separately textbook. This journal is organized by chapter and section to easily correlate activities and worksheets between elements. Worksheets, writing exercises, graphic organizers, chapter support, and a two-page writing exercises are included. The "Essential Question" preview asks students to find ways to relate the issues and principles of the question to their own lives, while the "connect to the chapter" page invites students to chart predictions on how the essential question relates to the countries in the chapter. "Word Wise" exercises emphasize vocabulary through games, word maps, and crossword puzzles. "Take Notes" graphic organizers will help students synthesize concepts and create a visual study guide. The "Essential Question Writers Workshop" provides an end-of-chapter opportunity to show understanding of the chapter, and "sum it up" activities provide map exercises and timeline activities. 400 pages, softcover. Grades 7 - 8.
     


 
myWorld Geography Grades 7 & 8 Homeschool BundlemyWorld Geography Grades 7 & 8 Homeschool Bundle
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MyWorld Geography will take middle-school students on a continent-by-continent tour. Covering the earth itself, climates and ecosystems, human-environment interaction, economics, population, and other basic concepts in the introductory "core concepts handbook," students will then use these lenses to look at major region's modern and historical geographical history. The student text and journal are tied together by the Understanding by Design (UbD) model, which emphasizes "enduring understanding and transfer of learning" for long-term retention and applicability. Examining the culture, people, history and physical geography of the world, this social studies course will help provide students with a global perspective.

Each chapter in the student text is introduced with an "Essential Question," interesting "MyStory" passage, and a map to put the region in perspective. The chapter is divided into sections that center upon specific concepts; each section includes "key ideas" and "key terms," plenty of photographs, highlighted important terms, maps with map skill questions, "reading check" questions, and charts. Each section concludes with assessment questions on the key terms & ideas, critical thinking questions, and the essential question. Chapter assessments include comprehensive questions on the key terms/ideas, critical thinking questions, map-skills questions, 21st learning internet-based question or activity, , and document-based questions. 944 pages, hardcover.

The accompanying Student Journal is organized by chapter and section to easily correlate activities and worksheets. Worksheets, writing exercises, graphic organizers, chapter support, and a two-page writing exercises are included. The "Essential Question" preview asks students to find ways to relate the issues and principles of the question to their own lives, while the "connect to MyStory" page invites students to chart predictions on how the essential question relates to the countries in the chapter. "Word Wise" exercises emphasize vocabulary through games, word maps, and crossword puzzles. "Take Notes" graphic organizers will help students synthesize concepts and create a visual study guide. The "Essential Question Writers Workshop" provides an end-of-chapter opportunity to show understanding of the chapter. 303 pages, softcover.

The student journal answer key provides suggestions for assessment, guidance for working with essential questions, and answers for all student journal activities. 87+ pages, newspaper print.

This course includes 36-40 weeks of material. Middle School, Grade 7.

Please Note: This course's material on religion is not written from a Christian perspective, and in covering the earth's history mentions "millions of years." Please also note that this curriculum references an online site which requires an access code. This access code is not included, nor it is available for homeschoolers at this time.

This kit includes:

  • My World Geography Textbook
  • My Student Journal
  • My Student Journal Answer Key

     

 
myWorld Geography Student WorkbookmyWorld Geography Student Workbook

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This student journal is perfect for additional students using the sold-separately myWorld Geography Grades 7 & 8 curriculum kit. This component cannot be used independently, and the answer key is also included in the kit.

Organized by chapter and section to easily correlate activities and worksheets, the worksheets, writing exercises, graphic organizers, chapter support, and a two-page writing exercises are included. The "Essential Question" preview asks students to find ways to relate the issues and principles of the question to their own lives, while the "connect to MyStory" page invites students to chart predictions on how the essential question relates to the countries in the chapter. "Word Wise" exercises emphasize vocabulary through games, word maps, and crossword puzzles. "Take Notes" graphic organizers will help students synthesize concepts and create a visual study guide. The "Essential Question Writers Workshop" provides an end-of-chapter opportunity to show understanding of the chapter. 303 pages, softcover.
     


 
Magruder's American Government Homeschool BundleMagruder's American Government Homeschool Bundle
William A. McClenaghan
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The Magruder's American Government curriculum from Pearson Learning will show 12th grade students how the United States government is organized and controlled by the people, emphasizing the role that citizens play in society. Thoroughly covering the details of the structure of the government, the Constitution, state political systems, the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches, and more, students will gain a valuable introduction to how the government operates.

Structured around "Essential Questions," the Student Textbook guides students towards exploring concepts and building knowledge that transfers over into their real world; these "essential questions" are also reinforced through the Essential Questions Journal. Twenty-five chapters are divided into three to five lessons, with each lesson taking one to two days to complete. Chapters begin with the Essential Question that captures the main idea of the chapter and promotes inquiries and stimulates thinking skills; lessons also contain a "guiding question," new words, objectives, graphic organizers, and plenty of photographs alongside the clearly-written text. A review and assessment at the end of each chapter allow for opportunities to measure growth and retention of knowledge. Special features are integrated throughout the text, and focus on current-day issues, citizenship, landmark Supreme Court decisions, Constitutional connections, and government processes; additional infographics and diagrams to help make concepts clear throughout. 864 pages with index and glossary, hardcover.

The Essential Questions Journal will help students to better understand the text through reinforcing questions and activities. The Unit Essential Question is repeated at the beginning of the unit page, and warm-up exercises help to bring out new ideas by tapping into what students already know while encouraging them to branch out in their thinking. Additional activities direct students to gather new information, synthesize it, and draw conclusions, while expanding their thinking and integrating their own opinions. The "essay" exercises begin with quotations, and require students to integrate their own thoughts, guiding questions from the textbook, and journal activities. Additional essay warm-up exercises will help students prepare their thoughts and arguments before they write a final essay. 220 non-reproducible, perforated pages, softcover.

The Essential Questions Journal Answer Key provides line-listed answers to the journal. 52 pages, booklet, three-hole-punched.

The Teacher's Guide includes a number of helpful chapters that address how to teach government, organize and schedule the program, differentiate instruction, assess students, and plan how to teach each section in each chapter. The "planning" chapter clearly lists the unit essential question, as well as each section's guiding question, an aligned summary of teaching strategies, differentiated resources, tests, quizzes, worksheets, and student objectives. Reduced-size student pages are surrounded by teaching notes in the margins. Teaching notes include lesson goals, things to do before class, developing skills, basic facts, lesson instructions with questions and board-work, and answers. 864 pages, hardcover, with index and glossary.

Homeschoolers, please note: The teacher's guide and student text refer to online components of this course. This kit does not include access to those sites, and they are currently only available for institutional schools.

This Grade 12 American Government Kit includes:

  • Student Text, 864 pages, hardcover
  • Essential Questions Journal, 220 pages, softcover
  • Essential Questions Journal Answer key, 52 pages, booklet.
  • Teacher's Guide, 864 pages, hardcover.
  • Parent's Guide Pamphlet, 5 pages.
         

 
Magruder's American Government Student Workbook (compatible with both 2010 & 2013 copyright textbooks)Magruder's American Government Student Workbook (compatible with both 2010 & 2013 copyright textbooks)

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This student "essential questions" workbook is designed to be used with the sold-separately Magruder's American Government Homeschool Bundle, and is perfect for additional students taking a co-op course, or siblings who want to use this curriculum in a homeschool setting.

This Essential Questions Journal will help students to better understand the (required & not-included) text through reinforcing questions and activities. The Unit Essential Question is repeated at the beginning of the unit page, and warm-up exercises help to bring out new ideas by tapping into what students already know while encouraging them to branch out in their thinking. Additional activities direct students to gather new information, synthesize it, and draw conclusions, while expanding their thinking and integrating their own opinions. The "essay" exercises begin with quotations, and require students to integrate their own thoughts, guiding questions from the textbook, and journal activities. Additional essay warm-up exercises will help students prepare their thoughts and arguments before they write a final essay. 220 non-reproducible, perforated pages, softcover.
     











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