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1st Edition

Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit
Primary



ISBN 9781593633080
Published August 10, 2007 by Routledge
480 Pages

USD $199.00

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Book Description

The Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grades 1-3 provides students with exciting and interesting activities and lessons about topics such as cycles and patterns, discoveries, cultural diversity, and the concepts of symbols and gifts.

The books in the Differentiated Curriculum Kits employ a differentiated, integrated curriculum based on broad themes. This all-in-one curriculum helps teachers save planning time, ensure compliance with national standards, and most importantly, pique their students' natural excitement and interest in discovery. By participating in the wide variety of activities in the Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grades 1-3, students will discover the world around them and gain a lifelong desire to learn.

The books in this series of Multiage Differentiated Curriculum for Grades 1-3 include Cycles, Discoveries, Faces, Gifts, and Symbols. Each book contains detailed lesson plans, reproducible activity sheets, and assessment tools.

Cycles allows students to discover various cycles and patterns in time and calendars as students explore the impact that these patterns have on everyday life. Discoveries takes students on adventures ranging from the Gold Rush to the many uses of crayons, all while exploring how discoveries are made and how they influence the past and future. All kinds of faces are categorized, examined, and created in the Faces curriculum, giving students an introduction to concrete facades, cultural diversity, and geometric relationships. In Gifts, students explore the concepts of value and worth as they discover sentimental, personal, historical, and symbolic gifts in the world around them. Symbols provides a look at the origins and use of various symbols, with a discussion of the universal acceptance of both concrete and abstract symbols.

Teachers and students alike will enjoy this kit of exciting multiage curriculum. Not only will these books save teachers time and ease their minds by meeting and exceeding national gifted education standards, they will challenge and expand students' minds with enjoyable hands-on activities.

Grades 1-3

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Biography

Debbie Keiser is author or coauthor of more than two dozen books, including Solving the Research Puzzle, Earth Central, Ph.D.: Doctor of Sciences, and several titles in the popular Differentiated Curriculum series. She was the cofounder of former publishing house, McGee-Keiser Academic Enrichment Programs, based in Plano, TX.

Angie Harrelson is coauthor of Ph.D.: Doctor of Sciences, Thinking Outside the Bean: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Mexican Jumping Beans and More, and several titles in Prufrock Press' Differentiated Curriculum and Multiage Curriculum series.