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 Saxon Math 7/6 Kit & DIVE CD-Rom, 4th Edition

Saxon Math 7/6 Kit & DIVE CD-Rom, 4th Edition

Get everything you need for a successful and pain-free year of learning math! This kit includes Saxon's Math 7/6 textbook, solutions manual, and tests/worksheets book, as well as the DIVE Math 7/6 CD-ROM. A balanced, integrated mathematics program that has proven itself a leader in the math teaching field, Math 7/6 covers compound interest; functions and coordinate graphing; integers; exponential expressions; divisibility concepts; prime factorization; ratios and proportions; radius, circumference and pi; statistics and probability; and complementary and supplementary angles.

The DIVE software teaches each Saxon lesson step-by-step on a digital whiteboard, averaging about 10-15 minutes in length; because each lesson is stored separately, you can easily move about from lesson-to-lesson as well as maneuver within the lesson you're watching.

System Requirements:

  • Mac OS 10.3.9-10.4.x
  • Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista
  • Quicktime Download Required.

    This Kit Includes:

  • Saxon Math Textbook, 744 pages, softcover
  • Saxon Tests & Worksheets Book
  • Saxon Solutions Manual
  • DIVE CD-ROM
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     Saxon Teacher for Math 7/6, Fourth Edition on CD-Rom

    Saxon Teacher for Math 7/6, Fourth Edition on CD-Rom

    Introduce your middle schoolers to the new concepts they'll need for upper-level algebra and geometry---including functions and coordinate graphing; integers; multiplying decimals and fractions; radius, circumference, and pi; and more. Step-by-step video and audio instruction allows students to move forward or backward within lessons and pause, resume, or skip questions. Five CD-ROMS cover 120 lessons, 12 investigations, and solutions for 23 tests. 128MB RAM; Windows 98/00/ME/XP/Vista, Macintosh 10.2 or higher.

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    First Illustrated Math Dictionary

    • An ideal introduction to numbers and counting, specially designed for children in their first few years at school.
    • Clear and simple explanations with lively illustrations guide children and parents through essential math concepts.
    • Can be used as a dictionary, or to work through to build knowledge and skills step-by-step.
    • Includes internet links to the best interactive websites offering math puzzles, games and practice.

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    Easy Grammar Grade 6 2007

    When Wanda Phillips began teaching 7th grade, she realized the correlation between the textbooks children were using, and resulting lack of grammatical knowledge. Easy Grammar & Daily Grams don't follow the standard textbook approach of teaching and moving on to the next subject with no review of previously learned material. Rather, incremental development is coupled with extensive review and refreshment, and the prepositional approach is utilized for increased retention and ease in identifying parts of speech. Simple and effective, Easy Grammar & Daily Grams have helped hundreds of children to finally understand the technicalities of the English language!

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    Easy Grammar Grades 5 & 6, Student Workbook

    Easy Grammar Grade 6 Workbook 2007

    When Wanda Phillips began teaching 7th grade, she realized the correlation between the textbooks children were using, and resulting lack of grammatical knowledge. Easy Grammar & Daily Grams don't follow the standard textbook approach of teaching and moving on to the next subject with no review of previously learned material. Rather, incremental development is coupled with extensive review and refreshment, and the prepositional approach is utilized for increased retention and ease in identifying parts of speech. Simple and effective, Easy Grammar & Daily Grams have helped hundreds of children to finally understand the technicalities of the English language! Test booklet also available.

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    Easy Grammar Grade 6 Test Book 2007

    Easy Grammar Grade 6 Test Book 2007

    This Easy Grammar Grade 6 Student Test Booklet accompanies the Easy Grammar Grade 6 Student Text. It contains tests with a variety of multiple choice, matching, writing exercises and other types of questions. Pages are perforated for easy removal; answers not included. 48 pages, softcover. Tests are non-reproducible.

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     Bring Classics Life Grade 2, 9 Volumes

    Bring Classics Life, 9 Volumes

    Bring The Classics To Life. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require the student to recall specific details, sequence the events, draw inferences from story context, develop another name for the chapter, and choose the main idea. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. This set contains the following stories:





  • Black Beauty


  • The Call of the Wild


  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame


  • Man Without a Country


  • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood


  • The Prince and the Pauper


  • Tom Sawyer


  • Treasure Island


  • Edcon Study Guide: Silas Marner


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     MCP Spelling Workout Level F (Gr. 6) Student Workbook

    MCP Spelling Workout Level F (Gr. 6) Student Workbook

    Spelling Workout uses a sports theme that gives you and your students the tools you need to be an unbeatable team! Capitalizing on the close tie between spelling and phonics, the program leads students from simple sound-letter relationships to more complex spelling patterns. Teacher's Edition available, below. Paperback, 186 pages. Grade 6.

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     MCP Spelling Workout Level F (Gr. 6) Teacher's Edition

    MCP Spelling Workout Level F (Gr. 6) Teacher's Edition

    Spelling Workout uses a sports theme that gives you and your students the tools you need to be an unbeatable team! Capitalizing on the close tie between spelling and phonics, the program leads students from simple sound-letter relationships to more complex spelling patterns.

    Features: Provides detailed lesson plans for either a 3-day or 5-day plan; offers strategy activities for reinforcing and analyzing spelling patterns; includes dictation sentences for a pre-test and final replay test; suggests tips for meeting the needs of ESL students; and features Take-It-Home masters to help foster home involvement. Softcover, 160 pages. Grade 6.

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    Vocabulary Classical Roots Grade 6

    Vocabulary Classical Roots Grade 6

    A thematically organized vocabulary program based on Greek and Latin roots. Each lesson features 2 roots and 8-10 words derived from these roots with a review lesson after every third theme. Words are presented with dictionary-style definitions, and all words are used in example sentences. Lists of "Familiar Words" and "Challenge Words" are provided for each root to help all students activate prior knowledge and keep advanced students on task.

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    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Gr. 6 Teacher's Guide

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Gr. 6 Teacher's Guide

    This teacher's guide for Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 6 contains step-by-step lesson plans and answers for students questions. Lesson plans include the "key word" box, and introduction, preview of familiar words, activities focusing on different words which helps to reinforce vocabulary, more key words and additional practice. Word list included. 80 pages, softcover.

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     Vocabulary from Classical Roots Blackline Master Test: Grade 6

    Vocabulary from Classical Roots Blackline Master Test: Grade 6

    This test book for Vocabulary from Classical Roots Grade 6 contains the tests for individual chapters and chapter reviews. Questions are multiple-choice; students are asked to choose the word or phrase to best complete each sentence. Most chapter tests are 8 questions long; review tests contain approximately 20 questions. Answers to the tests are included in the back. 42 pages, reproducible for classroom use only.

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     Vocabulary from the Classical Roots 6 Answer Key - Slightly Imperfect

    Vocabulary from the Classical Roots 6 Answer Key

    This has the answers for Vocabulary from Classical Roots, Grade 6.

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    Giggles in the Middle: Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle for Middle School

    Giggles in the Middle gives middle-school teachers the perfect alternative to boring grammar books and dry lectures. With this flexible, proven approach to teaching grammar, usage, and mechanics (GUM) skills and vocabulary, everyone has fun while they learn skills in context.

    You'll find:
    - One continuous story, "The Bizarre Mystery of Horribly Hard Middle School," divided into three parts, each with enough sentences for an entire school year.
    - Classroom-tested writing assignment suggestions, mini-lessons, and teaching tips.
    - "Almost midterm" and final exam tests for each grade, with teacher keys.
    - Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
    - Complete vocabulary lists for words used in each part of the story.
    - For easy reference and duplication, a CD with the Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Guide; the complete, uninterrupted story in narrative form; the midterm and final exam tests; and the Caught'ya sentences. This applies grammar to writing! (Note: While this curriculum is from a public school perspective, I do like the writing concepts taught in this book. Sherri Jones HSAdvisor.com)

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    Handwriting Skills Simplified Level F: Maintaining   Manuscript Writing

    Handwriting Skills Simplified Level F: Maintaining Manuscript Writing

    Handwriting skills are needed in every facet of life, not just in the classroom! Children will be taught legible handwriting through practice and more practice! Handwriting Skills Simplified provides a direct, easy to do, "trace and write" method. Each page provides tracing and writing practice for each letter of the alphabet, along with individual words and sentences. Slant, open/closed loops, positioning, letter height, joining and other aspects of cursive are also addressed. Soon your students will have achieved legible cursive handwriting! 64 pages, reproducible for classroom use. Grade 6, Maintaining Cursive. This book features the new simplified Zaner-Bloser alphabet models.

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    Intermediate Physical Science

    This comprehensive physical science course covers all the National Science Education Standards for physical science through 6th grade. The standard version is presented in a straight forward, easily understood, and hands-on manner. Real life projects built by the student make scientific principles tangible and concrete. Not only do the students learn and retain the information, but they will also find themselves enjoying and succeeding in science. For grades 4th- 6th graders. This course comes complete with the interactive and thorough textbook (on CD) if 36 chapters (120 lessons), a student logbook, teacher's manual, and all necessary materials to complete each project and experiment.

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    Illustrated Elementary Science Dictionary IR

    The Usborne Illustrated Elementary Science Dictionary tells it straight and simple, explaining everything children and parents need in order to understand basic level science. This book will help to lay a firm foundation for confidence and success in science. Readers can dip in for quick explanations or work through by subject to build knowledge step-by-step.

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    A History of US: Eleven-Volume Set: Paperback Set

    Whether it's standing on the podium in Seneca Falls with the Suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath New York City in 1907, the books in Joy Hakim's A History of US series weave together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Readers may want to start with War, Terrible War, the tragic and bloody account of the Civil War that has been hailed by critics as magnificent. Or All the People, brought fully up-to-date in this new edition with a thoughtful and engaging examination of our world after September 11th. No matter which book they read, young people will never think of American history as boring again. Joy Hakim's single, clear voice offers continuity and narrative drama as she shares with a young audience her love of and fascination with the people of the past.

    The newest edition of Hakim's celebrated series is now available in an 11-volume set containing revisions and updates to all 10 main volumes and the Sourcebook and Index.

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     Discovering the World of Geography Grades 5-6 Focus on the United States

    Discovering the World of Geography Grades 5-6 Focus on the United States

    Perfect for supplementing another geography course, social studies or history class, this reproducible activity book contains exercises focuses on the United States. learn about the physical features, climates, Native American cultures, wars, major cities and other features of the U.S. Exercises are in a variety of forms, including many map exercises. 126 reproducible pages, answers included. Softcover, Grades 5 & 6.

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    Children's World Atlas - Internet Linked

    A modern world atlas with 60 pages of maps. An introduction to each continent, highlighting important geographical features. Satellite photography of the Earth’s most dramatic landscapes. Useful information about making and using maps. A gazetteer of facts about the countries of the world. A wide range of recommended websites.

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    The Homeschooler's Journal

    Designed by a homeschooling family, this indispensable journal features a daily (Sunday through Saturday) subject log for over 200 days; field trip logs; check-off list for yearly requirements; calendars; semester objectives/resources pages; and more---plus a jelly-proof plastic cover to keep it safe on kitchen tables! For use with a unit-study curriculum or structured text method. 110 pages, spiralbound softcover from Ferg N' Us.

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