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Middle/Upper Grades

  • Make algebra more approachable for struggling students with these practice problems, definitions, clear examples, tips, and references!The instructions in Algebra Practice are designed to simplify difficult concepts such as:
    • number systems
    • exponential expressions
    • square roots
    • radical expressions
    • graphing
    • linear functions
    • quadratic functions.
    This book supports NCTM standards and includes an assessment section with an answer.
    Features:
    • Answer Key
  • Plenty of practice problems and clear instructions to simplify difficult concepts will help make geometry skills and concepts second nature to struggling students.Perfect for students in grades 7 and up, Geometry Practice covers geometry basics such as:
    • triangles
    • polygons
    • quadrilaterals
    • circles
    • congruence
    • similarity
    • symmetry
    • coordinate and non-coordinate geometry
    • angles
    • patterns
    • reasoning
    This 128-page math resource book supports NCTM standards and includes examples, problem-solving strategies, and an answer key.
    Features:
    • Answer Key
  • Facilitate a smooth transition from arithmetic to algebra for students in grades 7 and up using Helping Students Understand Algebra. This 128-page book includes step-by-step instructions with examples, practice problems using the concepts, real-life applications, a list of symbols and terms, tips, and answer keys. The book supports NCTM standards and includes chapters on topics such as number systems, properties of numbers, exponents and expressions, roots and radicals, algebraic expressions, graphing, and functions.
  • Facilitate a smooth transition from arithmetic to pre-algebra for students in grades 7 and up using Helping Students Understand Pre-Algebra. This 128-page book includes step-by-step instructions with examples, practice problems using the concepts, real-life applications, a list of symbols and terms, tips, and answer keys. The book supports NCTM standards and includes chapters on topics such as basic number concepts, operations and variables, integers, exponents, square roots, and patterns.
  • Designed for middle-school history curriculum, independent study, or tutorial aid, the American History series provides challenging activities that enable students to explore history, geography, and social studies.Perfect to supplement your social studies curriculum, activities in Industrialization through the Great Depression include critical thinking, writing, technology, and more!This 128-page social studies resource book includes topics such as:
    • early American factories
    • Morse code
    • Henry Ford
    • the roaring ’20s
    • the New Deal program
    Vocabulary words, time lines, maps, and reading lists are also provided.Meets NCSS standards and is correlated to state, national and Canadian provincial standards.Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.
  • Give students grades 4 and up daily opportunities to explore new energy technologies, such as:
    • solar energy
    • geothermal energy
    • biomass fuels
    • hydroelectricity
    • other types of alternatives to fossil fuels
    Each reproducible activity page in Jumpstarters for Energy Technology: Short Daily Warm-Ups for the Classroom contains five lessons or warm-ups—one for each school day of the week!These activities are ideal for starting off or wrapping up science lessons. Answer keys and suggestions for use are also included.
    Features:
    • Answer Key
  • This language arts tutorial book engages middle school students while they refine important skills.Language Arts Tutor: Grammar, Capitalization, and Punctuation for fourth–eighth grades helps students master the following concepts:
    • parts of speech
    • capitalization
    • punctuation
    This Mark Twain language arts book uses stories, games, and riddles to appeal to students at various learning levels.Language Arts Tutor: Grammar, Capitalization, and Punctuation focuses on one skill at a time to help students build proficiency and confidence. Each page includes clear definitions and examples to explain the concept being reinforced. Written for teachers, parents, families, and students, you can use this Mark Twain middle school book as a full unit of study or for individual lessons to supplement other books.Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects, including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.
  • Interactive Notebooks: Language Arts for grade 6 is a fun way to teach and reinforce effective note taking for students. Students become a part of the learning process with activities about making inferences, improving writing, pronouns, active and passive voice, Greek and Latin roots, and more! --This book is an essential resource that will guide you through setting up, creating, and maintaining interactive notebooks for skill retention in the classroom. High-interest and hands-on, interactive notebooks effectively engage students in learning new concepts. Students are encouraged to personalize interactive notebooks to fit their specific learning needs by creating fun, colorful pages for each topic. With this note-taking process, students will learn organization, color coding, summarizing, and other important skills while creating personalized portfolios of their individual learning that they can reference throughout the year. --Spanning grades kindergarten to grade 8, the Interactive Notebooks series focuses on grade-specific math, language arts, or science skills. Aligned to meet current state standards, every 96-page book in this series offers lesson plans to keep the process focused. Reproducibles are included to create notebook pages on a variety of topics, making this series a fun, one-of-a-kind learning experience.
  • Interactive Notebooks: Language Arts for grade 7 is a fun way to teach and reinforce effective note taking for students. Students become a part of the learning process with activities about plot structure, conflict, clauses, misplaced and dangling modifiers, connotation, allusion, and more! --This book is an essential resource that will guide you through setting up, creating, and maintaining interactive notebooks for skill retention in the classroom. High-interest and hands-on, interactive notebooks effectively engage students in learning new concepts. Students are encouraged to personalize interactive notebooks to fit their specific learning needs by creating fun, colorful pages for each topic. With this note-taking process, students will learn organization, color coding, summarizing, and other important skills while creating personalized portfolios of their individual learning that they can reference throughout the year. --Spanning grades kindergarten to grade 8, the Interactive Notebooks series focuses on grade-specific math, language arts, or science skills. Aligned to meet current state standards, every 96-page book in this series offers lesson plans to keep the process focused. Reproducibles are included to create notebook pages on a variety of topics, making this series a fun, one-of-a-kind learning experience.
  • Interactive Notebooks: Language Arts for grade 8 is a fun way to teach and reinforce effective note taking for students. Students become a part of the learning process with activities about textual evidence, literary devices, theme, analyzing argument, revision and editing, verb moods, and more! --This book is an essential resource that will guide you through setting up, creating, and maintaining interactive notebooks for skill retention in the classroom. High-interest and hands-on, interactive notebooks effectively engage students in learning new concepts. Students are encouraged to personalize interactive notebooks to fit their specific learning needs by creating fun, colorful pages for each topic. With this note-taking process, students will learn organization, color coding, summarizing, and other important skills while creating personalized portfolios of their individual learning that they can reference throughout the year. --Spanning grades kindergarten to grade 8, the Interactive Notebooks series focuses on grade-specific math, language arts, or science skills. Aligned to meet current state standards, every 96-page book in this series offers lesson plans to keep the process focused. Reproducibles are included to create notebook pages on a variety of topics, making this series a fun, one-of-a-kind learning experience.
    • Durable cotton duck fabric & sturdy shelves last for years of use
    • Adjustable to 2 shelves for half-height lockers
    • Side pockets hold smaller loose items
    • Hangs from shelf, rod, or 2 hooks (brackets can be placed in alternate sleeves for uneven hooks)
    • Sewn in the USA and measures 38” Long x 5.5” Wide x 9” Deep
    • The Locker Ladder is a durable hanging set of shelves perfect for storing various items such as textbooks, folders, binders, and loose items. The Locker Ladder, originally patented by Del Designs and sewn in the USA, fits in most types of lockers and closets, hanging from a shelf, two hooks or a pole. It is 38 inches long by 5.5 inches wide by 9 inches deep. Each shelf is at least 12 inches high. The Locker Ladder is adjustable to 27” for use in half height lockers and there are pockets on the side of the top and middle shelf to hold smaller loose items such as pencils, journal, cell phone, and more.
    • Durable cotton duck fabric & sturdy shelves last for years of use
    • Adjustable to 2 shelves for half-height lockers
    • Side pockets hold smaller loose items
    • Hangs from shelf, rod, or 2 hooks (brackets can be placed in alternate sleeves for uneven hooks)
    • Sewn in the USA and measures 38” Long x 5.5” Wide x 9” Deep
    • The Locker Ladder is a durable hanging set of shelves perfect for storing various items such as textbooks, folders, binders, and loose items. The Locker Ladder, originally patented by Del Designs and sewn in the USA, fits in most types of lockers and closets, hanging from a shelf, two hooks or a pole. It is 38 inches long by 5.5 inches wide by 9 inches deep. Each shelf is at least 12 inches high. The Locker Ladder is adjustable to 27” for use in half height lockers and there are pockets on the side of the top and middle shelf to hold smaller loose items such as pencils, journal, cell phone, and more.
  • Promote success in the classroom and beyond with real-world math practice. Math for College and Career Readiness for grade 6 provides background information for specific careers and offers essential practice while strengthening students’ problem-solving skills. Designed by leading educators, this series helps students understand and apply the math skills needed for real-world situations and lifetime success. For each career, your students will strengthen fundamental math skills while gaining background information and becoming proficient problem solvers.Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.
  • Promote success in the classroom and beyond with real-world math practice. Math for College and Career Readiness for grade 7 provides background information for specific careers and offers essential practice while strengthening students’ problem-solving skills. Designed by leading educators, this series helps students understand and apply the math skills needed for real-world situations and lifetime success. For each career, your students will strengthen fundamental math skills while gaining background information and becoming proficient problem solvers.Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.
  • Promote success in the classroom and beyond with real-world math practice. Math for College and Career Readiness for grade 8 provides background information for specific careers and offers essential practice while strengthening students’ problem-solving skills. Designed by leading educators, this series helps students understand and apply the math skills needed for real-world situations and lifetime success. For each career, your students will strengthen fundamental math skills while gaining background information and becoming proficient problem solvers.Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.
  • Interactive Notebooks: Math for grade 6 is a fun way to teach and reinforce effective note taking for students. Students become a part of the learning process with activities about absolute value, ratios, evaluating expressions, one-variable equations and inequalities, surface area, and more! --This book is an essential resource that will guide you through setting up, creating, and maintaining interactive notebooks for skill retention in the classroom. High-interest and hands-on, interactive notebooks effectively engage students in learning new concepts. Students are encouraged to personalize interactive notebooks to fit their specific learning needs by creating fun, colorful pages for each topic. With this note-taking process, students will learn organization, color coding, summarizing, and other important skills while creating personalized portfolios of their individual learning that they can reference throughout the year. --Spanning grades kindergarten to grade 8, the Interactive Notebooks series focuses on grade-specific math, language arts, or science skills. Aligned to meet current state standards, every 96-page book in this series offers lesson plans to keep the process focused. Reproducibles are included to create notebook pages on a variety of topics, making this series a fun, one-of-a-kind learning experience.