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Common Core - Basic 1/2 Year Bundle/Kit - 6th Grade *CCS



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8 Subject - Half Year Program

This package provides targeted practice in each subject to SUPPLEMENT your full-year program.

Bundle Includes:

  • Core Skills Math
  • Core Skills Writing  
  • Core Skills Language Arts
  • Core Skills Spelling
  • Core Skills Social Studies
  • Core Skills Science
  • Core Skills Reading Comprehension
  • Core Skills Test Preparation
  • Answer Keys
  • Lesson Schedule

Core Skills offers comprehensive skills practice in a workbook format.
Varied lessons target specific skills in key curriculum areas.
Units and lessons break subject areas into manageable pieces, and ample practice ensures mastery.
English/Language Arts and it's subtopics & Mathematics workbooks are aligned with Common Core Standards

On Core Math program - Each grade-level bundle includes a Student Worktext and Teacher Edition.

Student Edition
The On Core Student Edition Workbook provides two page lessons complete with powerful visual models for each Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

On Core Mathematics can be used with any existing math program to provide complete coverage of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.
This program includes interactive lessons for each and every Common Core Math standard.

Math - 153 pages
Build math skills through meaningful practice and problem solving.
Core Skills: Math provides strategies and an organized approach to problem solving helping children build a thinking-based process to solving math problems.

Language Arts - 122 pages
Designed to develop and reinforce language skills, the simple-to-use targeted practice pages in this series encourage learners to communicate effectively. The workbook format presents only one skill per page, beginning with the grammatical rule and specific examples that model the activities to follow.
-Varied exercises present skills in different contexts
-Comprehensive resources cover all areas of language arts
-Ideal as an overall review or as targeted practice of a specific skill
-More than 100 lessons

Writing - 128 pages
Writing is a key to success in school and in life, but many writing programs fail to engage students and encourage them to think and write clearly, apply a wide range of strategies, and critique their own work.
For writers of all abilities.
Targeted lessons focus on specific writing skills, and extension activities encourage students to write creatively by applying the skills they have learned.
-Includes the seven traits of writing
-Guides students through the writing process through the four units (Laying the Foundation, Building Sentences, Building Paragraphs, and Writing Forms
-Graphic organizers are provided to help students organize their thoughts before writing and to evaluate their writing
-Clear explanations, bulleted hints, and helpful questions enable students to actively review and improve their writing
-The program helps prepare students to succeed on the writing portion of standardized tests
-A scoring rubric makes it easy to analyze student writing

Reading Comprehension - 152 pages
Meaningful practice actively involves students in reading while engaging and developing reading comprehension skills.
Each reading selection features scenarios to which students can relate.
Following the reading passages are exercises to apply comprehension skills in context while improving vocabulary.
-Multiple-choice exercises build test-taking skills
-Exercises include 35 skills covering all aspects of reading comprehension
-Short, age-appropriate reading selections engage reader's interest

Spelling - 129 pages
This research-based, systematic program features word lists built around similar sounds and patterns with varied and relevant exercises.
The lessons provide students with multiple exposures to words through skill lessons that help link spelling to meaning.
-Students learn spelling strategies and common spelling patterns as well as troublesome words
-Lessons include reading comprehension activities, analogies, word origins, and word families
-Engaging vocabulary and context activities encourage students to explore word meanings and use words in meaningful contexts
-Challenge sections present opportunities to enrich vocabulary and extend spelling skills

Science - 132 pages
This engaging series covers the basics of science instruction.
This General Science workbook provides informative readings and worksheets on a wide variety of topics in earth, life, and physical science.
Activities are logically sequenced, transitioning smoothly from basic comprehension of concepts to higher-order thinking skills.
-Scientific Vocabulary: Activities challenge students to show their understanding of scientific terms by a variety of methods, such as differentiating between words, and using them in meaningful sentences.
-Reading Skills: Comprehension questions ascertain that students understand what they have read and develop reading skills that pertain to science.
-Scientific Inquiry Skills: Students will learn the basic skills of scientific inquiry, including hypothesizing, observing, experimenting, and classifying data.
-Critical Thinking: Activities increase students' ability to synthesize, analyze, and evaluate scientific information.
-Test Prep Questions: Science questions in standardized-test format help students in grades 3-6 prepare for state exams.

Social Studies - 124 pages
The Core Skills: Social Studies series engages students with easy-to-understand passages, helping students to build a better understanding of the world around them.
Interactive lessons encourage active participation with the text, including practice with maps, charts, and illustrations. Students are given many opportunities to reflect on the text through higher-level thinking questions.
Unit tests included.
-Addresses history, geography, culture, economics, civics, and government
-Covers a wide range of social studies concepts
-Includes reference maps and glossary of key terms
-Correlates with social studies curriculum across the United States

Test Preparation - 172 pages
Provides an authentic test-taking experience as well as refreshing basic skills, familiarizing students with test formats and directions, and teaching test-taking strategies for standardized tests. Features test questions and models covering basic concepts in reading comprehension, math and language arts.