Synopses & Reviews
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 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.
Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Grade 2 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, how to build a sentence, story starters, addition and subtraction, first fractions, tic tac total, time, geography, science, Brain Boxes, and much, much more.
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! Gradeand#160;2 workbook, kids have hundreds of opportunities to practice Common-Core aligned math, literacy, science, and social studies. Add and subtract within 100, work with time and money, recognize and decode prefixes and suffixes, and explore marketplace concepts.and#12288;
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.