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9781583408232: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Bright Light at Night

A Bright Light at Night: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Caterpillar Changes into a Butterfly

A Caterpillar Changes into a Butterfly: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Family Tree

A Family Tree: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Look at Our Solar System

A Look at Our Solar System: Teaching Guide

Cover: A New Clue

A New Clue: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Rainy Day

A Rainy Day: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Seed Grows into a Sunflower

A Seed Grows into a Sunflower: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Snowy Day

A Snowy Day: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Sunny Day

A Sunny Day: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Tadpole Grows Up to Be a Frog

A Tadpole Grows Up to Be a Frog: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Train in the Rain

A Train in the Rain: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Trip to Town

A Trip to Town: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Visit to My School

A Visit to My School: Teaching Guide

Cover: A Windy Day

A Windy Day: Teaching Guide

Cover: African Art

African Art: Teaching Guide

Cover: Airplanes and Rainbows

Airplanes and Rainbows: Teaching Guide

Cover: An Ear is to Hear

An Ear is to Hear: Teaching Guide

Cover: An Egg Becomes a Chicken

An Egg Becomes a Chicken: Teaching Guide

Cover: Animal Coverings

Animal Coverings: Teaching Guide

Cover: Animal Habitats

Animal Habitats: Teaching Guide

Cover: Animals Need Water

Animals Need Water: Teaching Guide

Cover: Apples All Around

Apples All Around: Teaching Guide

Cover: At the Park

At the Park: Teaching Guide

Cover: At the Shopping Mall

At the Shopping Mall: Teaching Guide

Cover: Bad Weather

Bad Weather: Teaching Guide

Cover: Bargaining at the Market

Bargaining at the Market: Teaching Guide

Cover: Bees to Honey

Bees to Honey: Teaching Guide

Cover: Big Animals

Big Animals: Teaching Guide

Cover: Big Cats, Little Cats

Big Cats, Little Cats: Teaching Guide

Cover: Big Cities

Big Cities: Teaching Guide

Cover: Big Machines

Big Machines: Teaching Guide

Cover: Biggest, Highest, Longest

Biggest, Highest, Longest: Teaching Guide

Cover: Birds Need Trees-Trees Need Birds

Birds Need Trees-Trees Need Birds: Teaching Guide

Cover: Boats on Big Rivers

Boats on Big Rivers: Teaching Guide

Cover: Boots and Shoes

Boots and Shoes: Teaching Guide

Cover: Bridges

Bridges: Teaching Guide

Cover: Bugs and Beetles

Bugs and Beetles: Teaching Guide

Cover: Buildings

Buildings: Teaching Guide

Cover: Caves

Caves: Teaching Guide

Cover: Clocks

Clocks: Teaching Guide

Cover: Clothes Long Ago

Clothes Long Ago: Teaching Guide

Cover: Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

Deciduous and Evergreen Trees: Teaching Guide

Cover: Dentists

Dentists: Teaching Guide

Cover: Deserts

Deserts: Teaching Guide

Cover: Dinosaurs at the Museum

Dinosaurs at the Museum: Teaching Guide

Cover: Don't Touch

Don't Touch: Teaching Guide

Cover: Earning Your Allowance

Earning Your Allowance: Teaching Guide

Cover: Earth's Land and Water

Earth's Land and Water: Teaching Guide

Cover: Energy from the Sun

Energy from the Sun: Teaching Guide

Cover: Family Fun Outside

Family Fun Outside: Teaching Guide

Cover: Fire

Fire: Teaching Guide

Cover: Firefighters

Firefighters: Teaching Guide

Cover: Flags and Shapes

Flags and Shapes: Teaching Guide

Cover: Flower Colors

Flower Colors: Teaching Guide

Cover: Follow the Road Map

Follow the Road Map: Teaching Guide

Cover: From Plan to House

From Plan to House: Teaching Guide

Cover: Games Around the World

Games Around the World: Teaching Guide

Cover: Gas and Air

Gas and Air: Teaching Guide

Cover: Getting Along at School

Getting Along at School: Teaching Guide

Cover: Getting Around the City

Getting Around the City: Teaching Guide

Cover: Getting Around

Getting Around: Teaching Guide

Cover: Glass

Glass: Teaching Guide

Cover: Hard and Soft

Hard and Soft: Teaching Guide

Cover: Having Fun in Fall

Having Fun in Fall: Teaching Guide

Cover: Having Fun in Spring

Having Fun in Spring: Teaching Guide

Cover: Having Fun in Summer

Having Fun in Summer: Teaching Guide

Cover: Having Fun in Winter

Having Fun in Winter: Teaching Guide

Cover: Having Fun with Matter

Having Fun with Matter: Teaching Guide

Cover: Heavy and Light

Heavy and Light: Teaching Guide

Cover: Helping at Home

Helping at Home: Teaching Guide

Cover: Homes of the Past

Homes of the Past: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Are Oceans and Lakes Alike?

How Are Oceans and Lakes Alike?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Can I Get Fit?

How Can I Get Fit?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Can You Group Animals?

How Can You Group Animals?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Can You Re-Use an Egg Carton?

How Can You Re-Use an Egg Carton?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Can You Use a Computer?

How Can You Use a Computer?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Did the Vikings Come to Canada?

How Did the Vikings Come to Canada?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Did You Move Like That?

How Did You Move Like That?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Do I Move?

How Do I Move?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Do Plants Grow?

How Do Plants Grow?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Do You Measure Rain and Wind?

How Do You Measure Rain and Wind?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Many Parts Do Dandelions Have?

How Many Parts Do Dandelions Have?: Teaching Guide

Cover: How Many Pets Do You Have?

How Many Pets Do You Have?: Teaching Guide

Cover: I Want to Buy a Rabbit

I Want to Buy a Rabbit: Teaching Guide

Cover: Ice to Steam

Ice to Steam: Teaching Guide

Cover: Job Quiz

Job Quiz: Teaching Guide

Cover: Jobs People Do

Jobs People Do: Teaching Guide

Cover: Kinds of Families

Kinds of Families: Teaching Guide

Cover: Kitchen Machines

Kitchen Machines: Teaching Guide

Cover: Kitchen Tools

Kitchen Tools: Teaching Guide

Cover: Landmarks Around the World

Landmarks Around the World: Teaching Guide

Cover: Leisure in the Past

Leisure in the Past: Teaching Guide

Cover: Machines That Go Up and Down

Machines That Go Up and Down: Teaching Guide

Cover: Make a Bottle Garden

Make a Bottle Garden: Teaching Guide

Cover: Make a Color

Make a Color: Teaching Guide

Cover: Make a String Phone

Make a String Phone: Teaching Guide

Cover: Make a Treasure Map

Make a Treasure Map: Teaching Guide

Cover: Map the School

Map the School: Teaching Guide

Cover: Measure the Weather

Measure the Weather: Teaching Guide

Cover: Meat-Eating Plants

Meat-Eating Plants: Teaching Guide

Cover: Mountains

Mountains: Teaching Guide

Cover: Mud

Mud: Teaching Guide

Cover: Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments: Teaching Guide

Cover: My Birthday

My Birthday: Teaching Guide

Cover: My Family

My Family: Teaching Guide

Cover: My Mom

My Mom: Teaching Guide

Cover: My School, Your School

My School, Your School: Teaching Guide

Cover: Nests

Nests: Teaching Guide

Cover: Now and Then Around the Home

Now and Then Around the Home: Teaching Guide

Cover: Nurses

Nurses: Teaching Guide

Cover: Oatmeal and Strawberries

Oatmeal and Strawberries: Teaching Guide

Cover: Ocean Animals

Ocean Animals: Teaching Guide

Cover: Oceans

Oceans: Teaching Guide

Cover: Old Buildings, New Buildings

Old Buildings, New Buildings: Teaching Guide

Cover: On the Farm

On the Farm: Teaching Guide

Cover: Parades

Parades: Teaching Guide

Cover: People Who Help at Car Accidents

People Who Help at Car Accidents: Teaching Guide

Cover: People Who Work for the City

People Who Work for the City: Teaching Guide

Cover: Police Officers

Police Officers: Teaching Guide

Cover: Powerful Plants

Powerful Plants: Teaching Guide

Cover: Pumpkin Time

Pumpkin Time: Teaching Guide

Cover: Pushing

Pushing: Teaching Guide

Cover: Rain

Rain: Teaching Guide

Cover: Red

Red: Teaching Guide

Cover: Riding a Bike

Riding a Bike: Teaching Guide

Cover: Rivers of the World

Rivers of the World: Teaching Guide

Cover: Rivers

Rivers: Teaching Guide

Cover: Road Signs

Road Signs: Teaching Guide

Cover: Roads

Roads: Teaching Guide

Cover: Rough and Smooth

Rough and Smooth: Teaching Guide

Cover: Rules in the Library

Rules in the Library: Teaching Guide

Cover: Rules on the Soccer Field

Rules on the Soccer Field: Teaching Guide

Cover: Sandcastles and Sailboats

Sandcastles and Sailboats: Teaching Guide

Cover: Scooters and Skates

Scooters and Skates: Teaching Guide

Cover: Seahorses and Starfish

Seahorses and Starfish: Teaching Guide

Cover: Seasonal Changes

Seasonal Changes: Teaching Guide

Cover: Shapes All Around

Shapes All Around: Teaching Guide

Cover: Signs

Signs: Teaching Guide

Cover: Sink and Float

Sink and Float: Teaching Guide

Cover: Sleeping

Sleeping: Teaching Guide

Cover: Sparks - Complete Program

Sparks Teacher Resource Package

The literacy skills of vocabulary development, comprehension, phonics, fluency, phonological awareness, and writing are emphasized throughout the program while supporting key curriculum areas. The reading levels used in the lesson plans are provided by Fountas & Pinnell. View →

Cover: Special Occasions

Special Occasions: Teaching Guide

Cover: Spring Plants

Spring Plants: Teaching Guide

Cover: Sun, Sand, and Sea

Sun, Sand, and Sea: Teaching Guide

Cover: Tell Me about the Continents

Tell Me about the Continents: Teaching Guide

Cover: The Life Cycle of a Frog

The Life Cycle of a Frog: Teaching Guide

Cover: The Life of a River

The Life of a River: Teaching Guide

Cover: The Moon

The Moon: Teaching Guide

Cover: Toys Long Ago

Toys Long Ago: Teaching Guide

Cover: Trucks

Trucks: Teaching Guide

Cover: Volunteers

Volunteers: Teaching Guide

Cover: Ways to Cook

Ways to Cook: Teaching Guide

Cover: Ways to Travel

Ways to Travel: Teaching Guide

Cover: We Went on a Vacation

We Went on a Vacation: Teaching Guide

Cover: Weddings Around the World

Weddings Around the World: Teaching Guide

Cover: Wet and Dry Places

Wet and Dry Places: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Are Houses Made Of?

What Are Houses Made Of?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Can You Buy At The Mall?

What Can You Buy At The Mall?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Can You See?

What Can You See?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Color is My Bike?

What Color is My Bike?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do Animals Eat?

What Do Animals Eat?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do Firefighters Do?

What Do Firefighters Do?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do New Clothes Cost?

What Do New Clothes Cost?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do People Do in Winter?

What Do People Do in Winter?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do Plants Need?

What Do Plants Need?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do Police Officers Do?

What Do Police Officers Do?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do These Things Cost?

What Do These Things Cost?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Do You Like To Eat?

What Do You Like To Eat?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Does the Principal Do?

What Does the Principal Do?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Does the Referee Do?

What Does the Referee Do?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Goes Fastest?

What Goes Fastest?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Has a Battery?

What Has a Battery?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Holidays Do You Have?

What Holidays Do You Have?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Is a Mammal?

What Is a Mammal?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Is a Natural Resource?

What Is a Natural Resource?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What is In My Neighborhood?

What is In My Neighborhood?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Is Weather?

What Is Weather?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Keeps Me Healthy?

What Keeps Me Healthy?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Makes it Go?

What Makes it Go?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Makes the Air Dirty?

What Makes the Air Dirty?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Moves Fast?

What Moves Fast?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Season Is It?

What Season Is It?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What Things Did Your Parents Play With?

What Things Did Your Parents Play With?: Teaching Guide

Cover: What to Do When You Are Lost

What to Do When You Are Lost: Teaching Guide

Cover: Wheels Go Around

Wheels Go Around: Teaching Guide

Cover: Wheels

Wheels: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Can A Flood Happen?

When Can A Flood Happen?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Can I Help in the Classroom?

When Can I Help in the Classroom?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Did American Astronauts Explore Space?

When Did American Astronauts Explore Space?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Did People Start to Count?

When Did People Start to Count?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Do I Go To School?

When Do I Go To School?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Do Trees Look Different?

When Do Trees Look Different?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Do You Sleep?

When Do You Sleep?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Does This Tree Grow Best?

When Does This Tree Grow Best?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Does Water Turn Into Ice?

When Does Water Turn Into Ice?: Teaching Guide

Cover: When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up: Teaching Guide

Cover: When Is This a Home?

When Is This a Home?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Am I?

Where Am I?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Animals Live

Where Animals Live: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Can I Find a Good Friend?

Where Can I Find a Good Friend?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Can You Eat This Food?

Where Can You Eat This Food?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Can You Find Hard and Soft Things?

Where Can You Find Hard and Soft Things?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Did My Grandparents Come From?

Where Did My Grandparents Come From?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Do Big Cats Live?

Where Do Big Cats Live?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Do Big Machines Work?

Where Do Big Machines Work?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Do Tall Trees Grow?

Where Do Tall Trees Grow?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Does the Garbage Go?

Where Does the Garbage Go?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Does Used Paper Go?

Where Does Used Paper Go?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Families Live

Where Families Live: Teaching Guide

Cover: Where Is This Astronaut?

Where Is This Astronaut?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Can Save Power?

Who Can Save Power?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Eats Who in a Food Chain?

Who Eats Who in a Food Chain?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Has Ears Like These?

Who Has Ears Like These?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Is in My Community?

Who Is in My Community?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who is This?

Who is This?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Listens to the Weather Forecast?

Who Listens to the Weather Forecast?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Lives Here?

Who Lives Here?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Lives Here?

Who Lives Here?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Lives Near the North Pole?

Who Lives Near the North Pole?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Looks After Your Town?

Who Looks After Your Town?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Should Follow These Signs?

Who Should Follow These Signs?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Uses This Machine?

Who Uses This Machine?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Who Works Here?

Who Works Here?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Are Polar Bears in Danger?

Why Are Polar Bears in Danger?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Are You Having a Party?

Why Are You Having a Party?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Can Plants Grow in the Desert?

Why Can Plants Grow in the Desert?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Do We Celebrate?

Why Do We Celebrate?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Do You Change in Winter?

Why Do You Change in Winter?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Do You Live Here?

Why Do You Live Here?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Does the Moon Look Different?

Why Does the Moon Look Different?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Does This Float?

Why Does This Float?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Is It Expensive?

Why Is It Expensive?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Why Should I Eat Fruit?

Why Should I Eat Fruit?: Teaching Guide

Cover: Wooden Objects

Wooden Objects: Teaching Guide

Cover: Working as a Team

Working as a Team: Teaching Guide

Cover: Working at the Supermarket

Working at the Supermarket: Teaching Guide