Social Studies Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers by Penelope J. Fritzer; Ernest Andrew Brewer
Publication Date: 2009-02-13
Are you feeling a little rusty with your social studies content knowledge? This brief primer, Social Studies Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers, Second Edition, is just what you need. It provides a helpful overview of both U.S. and world history, in addition to basic knowledge in geography, economics, and civics. The wide history coverage will allow you to see historical events in overall context, provides an overview for planning, and will help you answer student questions confidently. Geography, economics, and civics concepts are clearly explained, so the book will be helpful when used in writing lesson plans. Check out the resources lists that include relevant Websites, student literature, . major subject area organizations, museums, and U.S. government sites. Finally, an extensive index allows you to look up subjects and answers at a glance.
Algebra and Geometry by Simon Basher (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2011-06-21
Basher Science: Algebra and Geometry created and illustrated by Simon Basher: The best-selling author of Math and Punctuation now turns his attention to the fun and funky characters in Geometry and Algebra. Meet Polygon and Plane, Reflection and Rotation, Odd Number and his buddy Even Number and the three amigos Sine, Cosine and Tangent. Discover the secrets of their world and how they like to throw their numbers about. Bringing his charming manga-style artwork and tongue-and-cheek approach to explaining the basics, Basher brings a whole new spin to the world of highermath.
Language Arts & Reading
Grammar by Simon Basher (Illustrator); Mary Budzik
Publication Date: 2011-06-21
Basher Basics: Grammar created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Mary Budzik: It used to be that learning grammar was one of the most boring exercises ever, but not anymore! Using his trademark personality-based approach, Basher illustrates each grammar basic - from parts of speech to sentence components to groupings and agreements - with its own character, who explains exactly what makes them tick and how they are used. Plenty of practical advice will help everyone unravel the rules and regulations of the English language. The book's cutting edge design and innovative approach will make it perfect reference for linguists of all ages who struggle to remember the difference between a preposition and pronoun.
Science Saurus, Grade 6 by Great Source Education Group; Great Source Education Group Staff (Prepared for Publication by)
Publication Date: 2005-05-03
Rocks and Minerals by Simon Basher (Illustrator); Dan Green
Publication Date: 2009-09-29
Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, BASHER SCIENCE: ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through charming and adorable illustrations and pairs them with basic information told from a first person perspective. He develops a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: rocks, gems, crystals, fossils and more. And what's more, he makes it understandable, interesting, and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer.
Chemistry by Simon Basher (Illustrator); Dan Green
Publication Date: 2010-07-06
Basher Science: Chemistry, Getting a Big Reaction created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green: Discover the secrets of chemistry, and learn about the properties of matter and the ways in which they interact, combine and change.Chemistryis a compelling guide to a community of characters who make up everything around us.
Physics by Simon Basher (Illustrator); Dan Green
Publication Date: 2008-04-29
Basher Science: Physics, Why Matter Matters! created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green: Imagine physics as a community full of wacky characters--the building blocks of the universe each with a unique personality. This book throws open the doors and welcomes you into their amazing world. From gravity to the theory of relativity, this unique book provides visual interpretations of complex concepts, designed to make learning physics easier and a whole lot more fun!