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Brain Quest thinks outside the box! Announcing Brain Quest WorkBooks, the smart, sleek, rich, friendly, and altogether fun new series of workbooks from Americaand#8217;s #1 educational bestseller with over 28 million copies in print.
Echoing Brain Quest's lively design and unique silhouette, each workbook is a bright, kid-friendly invitation to delve into schoolwork with pleasure. The books are jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises, games, and challenges in every subject, but with a special emphasis on the core competencies of math and language skills. They're clear, they're interactive, colorful, and varied. Information is layered throughout the text. Kids will write, draw, solve, connect, add hands to the clocks' faces, and color in the fractional shapes. Six new titles comprise the series, Pre-k through Grade 4; each is a substantial 320-page, full-color book. In addition, each title comes with a pull-out poster, more than 200 stickers, and 100 all-new Brain Quest questions and answers. Even the posters are keyed into the curriculumand#8212;in second grade, children study the U.S. states, so the Grade 2 poster will be of the U.S.A., with all capitals, state flags, and state facts.
The primary author for each workbook is an education writer with extensive experience in activity-based learning materials. Additionally, each title is written in consultation with an award-winning teacher from the Brain Quest Advisory Panel specializing in that grade level and its core curriculum.
Itand#8217;s Fun to Be Smartandreg;and#8212;and it's even more fun to get smart!
Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Grade 1 Workbook reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbook's lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it's written to help parents follow and explain key concepts. Includes phonics, spelling, vocabulary, find the rhyme, addition, subtraction, skip counting, time, money, maps, science, brain boxes, and much, much more.
Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Grade 4 Workbook reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbook's lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it's written to help parents follow and explain key concepts. Includes language arts, word searches and crosswords, idea clusters, multiplication and division, story problems, geometry, graphs, time lines, Brain Boxes, and much more.
With 320 pages, reward stickers and a certificate of achievement in each book, our Achieve! series is chock full of educationally rich, kid-friendly activities that are all aligned to current state and national standards. This vibrantly illustrated workbook helps first graders develop an understanding of key math and reading concepts, setting them on the path to school readiness and achievement and instilling in them a lifelong curiosity for learning. Children will learn: Sounds in Words, Letter Sounds Vowels, Spelling, Sentences Comprehension, Adding and Subtracting, Shapes, Sorting and Graphing, Time, Money Measuring Achieve! Workbooks are never-ending to allow your child to completely master a concept! Each workbook includes a code to gain unlimited access to the workbook pages, allowing kids to repeat their favorite activities and practice even more. They are also supplemented by fun online activities that extend learning and the practice of core concepts and topics. Each workbook includes full color pages of teacher-designed activities, unlimited PDf copies of the entire workbook, free access to online learning games, and motivational tools including Certificates of Achievement and Reward Stickers.
Curiosity leads to learning! Curious George Adventures in Learning is a researched series for early learners. It was designed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a global leader in education serving 60 million students worldwide. Each workbook features 12 new mini-stories that provide context for math, reading, and science practice. These stories give children authentic learning experiences that naturally inspire curiosity. Children are more motivated to ask, learn, and retain information when they learn through stories. In the Grade 1 workbook, your child will practice and solidify math, literacy, and science skills. Extend counting to 120, add and subtract within 20, tell and write time, and distinguish between long and short vowel sounds.and#12288; The workbooks also integrate social and emotional activities to support whole child development. And theyand#8217;re mapped to the Common Core, providing valuable reinforcement of the concepts they learn in school.
and#160;This photo-based workbook series was designed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a global leader in education serving 60 million students worldwide.and#160;Achieve!
offers a comprehensive curriculum with a funny bone. Vibrant photographs form the center of each activity: math, reading, science, and social studies. The bookand#8217;s central character is Cosmo. Cosmo appears on selected activity pages to help extend ideas to every day life. Whether itand#8217;s used as a summer refresher or for weekend reinforcement, itand#8217;s the perfect tool to nurture kidsand#8217; natural interest in the world and how it works. In the Achieve! Grade 1
workbook, kids have hundreds of opportunities to practice Common-Core aligned math, literacy, science, and social studies skills. Count to 120, add and subtract within 20, tell and write time, distinguish between long and short vowel sounds, and explore model citizenship.
About the Author
The Learning Company, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has been a leader in making fun and engaging learning products for over 30 years, and publishes across all platforms, including MAC/PC, online, Facebook, mobile, tablets and consoles. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is the world's largest provider of materials for pre-Kand#8211;12 learning, leading the way with innovative solutions and approaches to the challenges facing education today. With origins dating back to 1832, the Company also publishes an extensive line of reference works and award-winning literature for adults and young readers. For more information, visit www.hmhco.com.