The Last Holiday Concert

Author: Andrew Clements
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442462272
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A moving holiday story from New York Times bestselling author Andrew Clements. For Hart Evans, being the most popular kid in sixth grade has its advantages. Kids look up to him, and all the teachers let him get away with anything -- all the teachers except the chorus director, Mr. Meinert. When Hart's errant rubber band hits Mr. Meinert on the neck during chorus practice, it's the last straw for the chorus director, who's just learned he's about to lose his job due to budget cuts. So he tells the class they can produce the big holiday concert on their own. Or not. It's all up to them. And who gets elected to run the show? The popular Mr. Hart Evans. Hart soon discovers there's a big difference between popularity and leadership, and to his surprise, discovers something else as well -- it's really important to him that this be the best holiday concert ever, and even more important, that it not be the last.

El Ltimo Concierto

Author: Andrew Clements
Publisher: Everest De Ediciones Y distribucion
ISBN: 9788444143637
Size: 19.94 MB
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Todo empezó cuando Hart Evans lanzó una goma elástica y le dio al señor Meinert, el director del coro. Aunque en realidad, había empezado antes, cuando el señor Meinert supo que iba a perder su trabajo porque el presupuesto del pueblo no podía afrontar el gasto de los profesores de música y arte. El señor Meinert se enfadó tanto con Hart que dejó en manos de sus alumnos el concierto de Navidad. Podían hacerlo o no: todo dependía de ellos. Salido del caos, las luchas internas, el compromiso, el idealismo y, por último, de una paz frágil, se celebró el concierto del coro de sexto. Un concierto llamado Esperanza Invernal. ¿Pero sería el último concierto de todos?

The Last Holiday

Author: Gil Scott-Heron
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
ISBN: 0802129013
Size: 79.87 MB
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A personal account by the late rap artist and poet best known for such iconic singles as "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" and "B Movie" traces the story of his life, career and history-making 1981 tour at the side of Stevie Wonder to raise support for the establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The Story Of Us

Author: Deb Caletti
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442423463
Size: 11.98 MB
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After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life, her beloved dog Jupiter, and her mother's reluctance to marry.

Notebook Connections

Author: Aimee Elizabeth Buckner
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107827
Size: 24.28 MB
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The question I grappled with was how to move students from "couch-potato" readers who can answer basic questions with one word-to readers who think while reading-to readers who think beyond their reading. -Aimee Buckner In Notebook Know-How, Aimee Buckner demonstrated the power of notebooks to spark and capture students' ideas in the writing workshop. In Notebook Connections, she turns her focus to the reading workshop, showing how to transform those "couch-potato" readers into deep thinkers. Buckner's fourth-grade students use reader's notebooks as a place to document their thinking and growth, to support their thinking for group discussions, and to explore their own ideas about a text without every entry being judged as evidence of their reading progress. Buckner describes her model as flexible enough for students to respond in a variety of ways yet structured enough to provide explicit instruction. Notebook Connections leads teachers through the process of launching, developing, and fine-tuning a reader's notebook program. Teacher-guided lessons in every chapter help students create anchor texts for their notebooks using various comprehension and writing strategies. As students become more proficient, they grow more independent in their thinking and responses and will begin to select the strategies that work best for them. In the process, the notebook becomes a bridge that helps students make connections between ideas, texts, strategies, and their work as readers and writers. Notebook Connections, filled with lesson ideas and assessment tips, provides a comprehensive model for making reader's notebooks the centerpiece of your reading workshop.

The Library Media Specialist In The Writing Process

Author: Marge Cox
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1586833669
Size: 70.74 MB
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Collaborate with classroom teachers on strategies to teach the writing process in the K–12 library and classroom. This well-organized and easy-to-follow resource is all you need to teach your students to write well. Includes reproducible posters and lessons to use immediately. This book explains the writing process, offers collaborative curriculum connections, and includes a treasure trove of teacher/librarian collaborative writing lessons.

No Talking

Author: Andrew Clements
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416909842
Size: 18.46 MB
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The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School challenge the equally loud fifth grade girls to a "no talking" contest.

First String Future

Author: Kat Corbett
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469749602
Size: 42.42 MB
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Tori Baylor is a dancer and an animal lover. Or is she an animal lover and a dancer? On the first day of school, she discovers that her class will dissect a frog this year, and she gathers her courage to tell the forbidding Mrs. Stengle she doesnt want to take part. The new science teachers rudeness comes as a shock, and Tori wishes she had a close friend to laugh it off with. Dance classes six days a week, however, leave little time for friends. Tori wonders if she should forget her dream of a ballet career and plan to work with animals instead. Her mothers arthritis is worsening, and Tori feels guilty seeing her limp off to work to pay for her lessons. Shed love to be an animal rights activist, if she could be brave enough. But not to dancehow could I bear it? she asks herself. Her mother, who once hoped to become a dancer, has always told Tori and her sister, Be sure to have a second string to your bow, meaning a second career choice. I do have two strings, Tori thinks, dance and animals. But which should be my first-string future?