Come visit the Educational Materials Center!

by TeachersPet@evpl on Friday, March 30 2012, 9:24am. Viewed 328 times.

We are replacing missing copies and completing series as well as adding new books - be sure to check us out!

A retired teacher donated several Dover coloring books:  Southwest Indians; Life in Ancient Polynesia; Children's Folk Costumes; Story of Hawaii; Kaleidoscopic Design; Make Your Own Calendar; Create Your Own Pictures; Celtic Design; Traditional Designs from India; Wild Animals; Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasures; Celtic Gods and Heroes; Amazing Animals; Norse Gods and Goddesses; Zoo Animals; Nature Fantasies; A Walk in the Woods; National Parks; Search-a-Word; and Constellations of the Night Sky.  Dover has a wonderful website:  www.doverpublications.com

What's Black and White and Reid All Over?  Three parts:  Humor Programs for the Preschool Crowd; Humor Programs for the School-Age Crowd, and The Funniest Books in Your Library.  Parts 1 and 2 each include five programs with books, movement activity, songs, finger plays, poems. etc.  Part 3 has picture books, easy readers, graphic novels/manga, chapter books, poetry, folkore, and songs, with a write-up for each entry.

JUST FOR FUN:  try these series:  Brain Teasers (books for grade 2 and grade 3) and Mind Twisters (books for grade 2 and grade 3).  Solve puzzles, riddles, mazes, word searches, codes, and more.  Also, Sudoku with three types of puzzles at three levels of difficulty (books for grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3).

Graphic Organizers for (Social Studies), (Science), (Reading), (Writing).  58-60 different ready-to-reproduce organizers (such as circle, bar, line, pictograph, columns, and many, many more).  What a great way to sort information!

Perfect for right now!  International Spring and Summer Festivals.  Includes facts, patterns, and activities for holidays and celebrations from all seven continents.  Grades 1-6. 

Food for Thought:  literature-based thematic units for each month of the year.  Grades PK-2.  Books, activities, games, and patterns for apples, pumpkins, popcorn, cookies, soup, chocolate, pickles, eggs, pizza, berries, ice cream, and cake.

25 Science Mini-Books for Emergent Readers.  Grades K-1.  Books on animals, human body, plants, earth, and sky.  Includes information, recommended books, activities, and games as well as eight-page books to assemble.

Ready-To-Make Science Bulletin Boards.  Ideas for plants, animals, human body, growth and development, microorganisms, astronomy, meteorology, geology, oceanography, energy, environment, and many more.

Quick and Easy Costumes and Plays.  Patterns and plays for many animals and flowers.

Creative Teaching Through Picture Books for Middle School Students.  Many age-related activities and related books for 27 picture books.

Sight Word Manipulatives for Reading Success.  Grades K-2.  Flash cards, fold-up books, puzzles, and many other engaging ideas, activities, reproducible patterns, teaching tips, and much more.

Everything for Early Learning.  Grades 1-2.  Develop essential basic skills through activities in reading, writing, and math.  Just an incredible number of activities!

Math Hooks 1.  Grades K-2.  More than 30 really neat and easy activities and games.

Math & Stories.  Grades K-3.  Features 29 favorite picture books to use in a whole new way.

Shortcuts for (Colors & Shapes), (Early Reading), (Early Writing).  Grades PK-1.  Lacing cards, charts, matching, tangrams, badges, take-home notes, word cards, patterns, awards, practice boards, and more.

TEACHERS TAKE SPECIAL NOTE!:  Writing Effective Report Card Comments.  Hundreds of comments for math, reading, science, attendance, work habits, homework, above and below average students, year-end messages, and many more.  Clear, concise, and constructive comments.

Literacy Work Stations:  Making Centers Work.  Each chapter includes how to introduce the station, materials, what to model, how to solve problems, how to differentiate, how to assess, and reflection questions.  Chapters include stations for Big Books, Writing, Drama, ABC/Word Study, Poetry, and Other.  There is also a chapter for setting up a classroom library.

1-2-3 Magic for Teachers:  effective classroom discipline Pre-K through Grade 8.  Nine parts, including administrative issues, using at different grade levels, your relationship with students, specific applications, and managing undesirable behavior.

Follow-the-Directions:  step-by-step directions and writing prompts that guide children to draw pictures and write stories about them.  Grades K-2.  Includes a wide variety of animals, transportation, weather, etc.  Neat book!

Sandwich Bag Science:  25 easy, hands-on activities that teach key concepts in physical, earth, and life sciences - and meet the science standards.  Grades 4-8.  We also have Soda Bottle Science and Coffee Can Science.

40 Sensational Sight Word Games.  Grades K-2.  Includes a list of the 220 Dolch Basic Sight Word Vocabulary List, with 100 reproducible word cards.  Includes several pages for take-home activities and a wide variety of games.

Hope to see you soon!


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