Resourceful Educator

 

Resource books for classroom & home/school educators ~ Grades 1 - 3

 

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featuring resource material to:

  • use in the crucial early stages of reading,
  • build literary reading skills,
  • build writing skills,
  • establish early understanding of mathematic fundamentals,
  • prepare students for assessment in reading and math,
  • develop a well-organized classroom.
  • Most titles are offered at discounted prices that will save you as from 50% to 75%
    Language Arts for Elementary Math & Science for Elementary
    Grade level: Beginning Reader

    first word book by chrysalis books 
    First Word Bank

    by Chrysalis Books
    Page count: 64
    Library binding
    With over 1,000 words and fun, colourful illustrations, this first word book will help children aged five and over to extend their vocabulary and improve their spelling skills. It is also a useful book for the older, less able reader and for children for whom English is a second language.
    Regular price $19.95
    NOW $10.00


    Grade level: K-1

    basic phonics  
    Basic not Boring Language Arts: Phonics & Word Recognition

    by Incentive Publications
    Page count: 64
    Developed by a team of experienced educators, these books include high-interest exercises.
    List price, $10.00.
    NOW $5.00.


    Grade level: Elementary school

    writing language literacy
    Writing: Language Literacy Lessons

    by Incentive Publications
    Page count: 80
    Paperback
    Includes imaginative activities designed for student practice of essential literacy skills. National Language Arts Standards are correlated to each activity.
    Regular price $17.00
    NOW $5.00




    Grade level: Pre-K - 1

    getting ready to read  
    Getting Ready to Read: Independent Phonemic Awareness Centers for Emergent Readers

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 144
    Paperback
    Includes 40 independent center activities that will help students learn how to apply the five levels of phonemic awareness. Activities are presented pictorially for children to follow and in written form for parents to use at home for extra practice.
    Regular price $18.00
    NOW $5.00 each


    Grade level: Beginning Reader

    exploring word families  
    Exploring Word Families: Using Word Patterns to Build Beginning Reading Skills

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 32
    Paperback
    A collection of fun activities and games that encourage recognition of letter patterns. Includes spinners, dice, word cards, and a pull-out poster.
    Regular price $10.00
    NOW $5.00

    Grade level: K - 1

    sight word books  
    Sight Word Book 2

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 144
    Paperback
    This book includes 30 cross-curricular mini-books with fun, predictable text that students personalize to make their very own set of beginning readers. Great for boosting comprehension skills, improving fluency, and expanding vocabulary.
    Regular price $17.00
    NOW $8.50 each

    Sight Word Book 2


    Grade level: Beginning Reader

    chrysalis books start reading vowels 
    Start Reading: Vowels

    by Chrysalis Books
    Page count: 32
    Library binding
    Uses phonic methods to introduce young readers to vowel sounds. More than 300 different words are highlighted and presented in clever illustrations and activities that young readers will love.
    Sixteen Fleecy Sheep: a book about vowels
    Regular price $15.95
    NOW $8.50


    Grade level: Beginning Reader

    first thesaurus 
    First Thesaurus

    by Chrysalis Books
    Page count: 64
    Library binding
    An easy-to-use thesaurus for younger children, offering alternatives to many over-used words in children's writing. Each section demonstrates, through illustrations, the context in which each word is used. The introduction explains how to use conjunctions, adverbs, collective nouns, and more.
    Regular price $19.95
    NOW $10.00


    Grade level: K - 3

    reading first  
    Reading First: Unlock the Secrets to Reading success with Research-Based Strategies

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 176
    Paperback
    A comprehensive resource for understanding the five essential areas of reading instruction-phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. Plenty of ready-to-go activities and time-saving reproducibles.
    Regular price $19.95
    NOW $5.00


    Grade level: 1

    Developing Reading Fluency   
    Developing Reading Fluency. Using Modeled Reading, Phrasing, and Repeated Oral Reading: Grade 1

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 96
    Paperback
    Help student improve both reading fluency and comprehension.This series includes a variety of activities that help meet district, state, and national reading standards. Activities included will help students read with expression, intonation, and a natural flow.
    Regular price $14.00
    NOW $5.00


    Grade level: Grades 2-3

    ecs get writing
    Get Writing

    by ECS Learning
    Paperback
    Writing lesson plans for the entire school year. Includes daily writing activities and weekly, monthly, and one-year plans.
  • Get Writing: Sentences & Mechanics for grades 2-3
  • 128 pages
    Regular price $15.95 / NOW $5.00
  • Get Writing: Sentences & Paragraphs for grades 2-3
  • 160 pages
    Regular price $17.95 / NOW $5.00


    Grade levels: Grades 2-3

    power practice word games  
    Power Practice: Word Games

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 128
    Paperback
    Over 100 ready-to-use activity pages with: •Word scrambles • Crossword puzzles • Category games • Analogies • Word searches •
    Regular price $12.50
    NOW $5.00


    Grade levels: Grades 3-4

    nonfiction reading comprehension
    Power Practice: Nonfiction Reading Comprehension

    by Creative Teaching Press
    Page count: 128
    Paperback
    Over 100 ready-to-use activity pages with: • Using context clues • Summarizing • Making inferences • Using graphic organizers • Determining cause and effect
    Regular price $12.50
    NOW $5.00


    Grade level: Grade 2

    advantage reading 
    Advantage Reading for grade 2

    Page count: 112
    The wide range of activities in this series are shaped by current research in literacy instruction grounded in the Reading First initiative. Each of the five units in an activity book features phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. The K-2 books also feature phonemic awareness.

    List price, $9.00
    NOW $5.00.



    TestSmart language arts
    TestSmart/Language Arts

    Available for grades 3,4,5,6,7,8
    Page count: 128
    Features: practice in sentence structure, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and usage.
    List price, $16.95.
    NOW $5.00.


    TestSmart/Reading

    Available for grades 2, 6, 7
    Page count: 128
    Features: practice in word analysis, vocabulary, comprehension, and study skills.
    List price, $16.95.
    NOW $5.00.


    Grade level: Early learning, Elementary

    teachers plan book for early learning
    Teacher's Plan Book Plus!
  • Plan Book: Early Learning
  • Plan Book: Elementary
  • by Incentive Publications
    Page count: 96
    Paperback
    A good plan book is every teacher's lifeline. From Week-at-a-Glance pages to End-of-the-Year activities, these plan books combine creative ideas, facts, and humor with ample space for recording information
    Regular price $13.95
    NOW $5.00 each


    Grade level: All

    celebrations
    Celebrations!

    by Incentive Publications
    Page count: 320
    Paperback
    The ultimate calendar book of official holidays, unofficial holidays, remembrance days, historical events, inventions, discoveries, firsts and lasts, birthdays, and accomplishments. Celebrate over 2,500 holidays and events from ordinary to extraordinary, traditional to wacky, historical to hysterical. Teachers, librarians, parents, scout leaders will love this collection of activities.
    Regular price $29.95
    NOW $14.50


    Grade level: Elementary

    chrysalis books start science
    Start Science

  • Earth & Space
  • Forces & Motion
  • Minibeasts
  • Plants
  • by Chrysalis Education
    Page count: 32
    Library-bound
    Students learn through investigation with simple and fun activities that offer a fundamental understanding of the world and its inhabitants and forces.
    Full-color illustrations. Glossary, index.
    Regular price $16.95
    NOW $8.50 each


    Grade level: Early learner

    Creative Math Experiences for the Young Child

    creative math experiences for young child

    by Incentive Publications
    Page count:128
    Paperback
    An outstanding introduction for young children to fundamental math concepts, such as telling time, counting money, measuring
    Regular price $14.95
    NOW $5.00


    Grade level: Elementary

    chrysalis books fun with math   
    Fun with Math

  • Math Team & Great Race: time & position
  • Math Team has a Party: patterns & shapes
  • Math Team in the Jungle: measuring & sorting
  • Math Team to the Rescue: capacity & fractions
  • by Chrysalis Education
    Page count: 32
    Library-bound
    Vibrant picture books with wonderfully humorous pictures that reinforce number skills, such as counting in tens, doubling and halving, and telling time. Handy hints, questions and answers, and activity ideas are included.
    Regular price $16.95 each
    NOW $8.25
    each


    Grade level: Elementary

    chrysalis books start math  
    Start Math

  • Aliens & Astronauts
  • Explorers on Safari
  • Knights in Armor
  • Pirates at Sea
  • by Chrysalis Education
    Page count: 32
    Library-bound
    Humorous illustrations introduce early number skills. Each book features an important math concept, such as counting, measuring, or time.
    Regular price $16.95 each
    NOW $8.25
    each


    Grade level: Elementary

    math graphic organizers
    Math Graphic Organizers & Rubrics

    by Incentive Publications
    Page count: 128
    Paperback
    This resource will help teachers engage their elementary-level students in active learning tasks and authentic assessment meeting diverse standards-based needs and leading to increased achievement levels.
    Regular price $15.95 each
    NOW $5.00



    Grade level: Grade K - 2

    yellow umbrella books math  
    Math Set A

  • What's Zero
  • Odd & Even Numbers
  • Looking at Shapes
  • Everyone Uses Math
  • Can You Eat a Fraction
  • Adding it Up at the Zoo
  • by Yellow Umbrella
    Page count: 16
    Library-bound
    Engaging books that explore beginning math skills in a grade-appropriate text format. Full-color, photo-illustrated. Includes word list.
    Regular price $12.00 each
    NOW $6.00
    each



    Grade level: Grade K-2

    yellow umbrella books math  
    Math Set B

  • Let's Graph
  • Look at Both Sides
  • Making Shapes
  • Money Math
  • Parts of a Whole
  • Can You Guess
  • by Yellow Umbrella
    Page count: 16
    Library-bound
    Engaging books that explore beginning math skills in a grade-appropriate text format. Full-color, photo-illustrated. Includes word list.
    Regular price $12.00 each
    NOW $6.00
    each



    Grade level: Grade K-2

    yellow umbrella books math   
    Math Set BB

  • Counting Many Ways
  • Graph It!
  • It's about Time
  • Time to Estimate
  • by Yellow Umbrella
    Page count: 16
    Library-bound
    Engaging books that explore beginning math skills in a grade-appropriate text format. Full-color, photo-illustrated. Includes word list.
    Regular price $12.00 each
    NOW $6.00
    each


    TestSmart/Math Concepts

    Available for grades 3, 4, 5
    Page count: 128
    These books address topics such as number concepts, mathematical relations, functions, and other algebraic concepts, geometric properties and relationships, measurement concepts, and probability and statistics
    List price, $16.95.
    NOW $5.00.


    We're closing out our teacher resource materials. Although some of the publishing dates are old, they are filled with valuable aides for the classroom. Add some of these books to your order - supplies are limited, so don't wait too long!