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The newly updated Reading Comprehension 4 is a collection of short, captivating readings designed to take your students’ comprehension . . .
The all-new Teacher Edition includes basic Comprehension Assessment.
Literary Enrichment questions deepen students’ understanding of the text.
Graphic organizers help students analyze text structures and characters as well as interpret figurative language.
Activities encourage students to think critically about the text.
New selections acquaint students with a variety of types of literature: narrative, informative, and poetic!
Teaching notes and enrichment activities promote guided class discussion.
Thought Provokers encourage personal application of critical thinking skills and biblical worldview.
Bible Applications encourage students to interpret literature through a biblical worldview.
The newly updated Reading Comprehension 4 is a collection of short, captivating readings designed to take your students’ comprehension skills to a whole new level!
Questions included with each reading evaluate recall of plot, characters, and setting . . . but new features challenge students to go beyond basic comprehension to apply literary concepts and think critically about what they read.
With the all-new Teacher Edition, you’ll be well-equipped to guide your students to a deeper understanding of the stories they read and help them discover spiritual applications along the way.
Like archaeologists searching for treasure, your students will discover truths and practical applications . . .
Review of Bible lessons for comprehension
Develop consistency with daily Bible reading and prayer
Personal biblical application to practice in real life
Creative Writing and Profile Drawing provide opportunities for creative expression of biblical worldview
Decorative verse pages to color for creative outlet and review
Complete Assemblage Analysis like archaeologists to recap the most important takeaways from each series
Like archaeologists searching for treasure, your students will discover truths and practical applications as they explore the Old and New Testaments with the Bible 4 Journal. Designed to help students dig deep into Scripture, this brand-new book will reinforce what is being taught in Bible class. Students will learn from godly examples and biblical principles portrayed in the lessons and be challenged to think from a biblical worldview and make personal applications in weekly entries.
Prompts for regular Bible reading and prayer will help students develop a daily reliance on God. As they dig into the Word of God, your students will learn to depend on it for the answers to life’s questions and challenges.
With this updated version of God’s Gift of Language 4, your students will develop effective communication skills . . .
Characters Todd and Adina explore with students how to communicate effectively
Concise information boxes highlight key concepts
Practical instruction and application using the writing process
Easy to find homework section for purposeful reinforcement and intentional spiral review
Simple glossary for easy access to key concepts
With this updated version of God’s Gift of Language 4, your students will develop effective communication skills—they will learn not only grammar and punctuation, but also how to research and write for assignments in manageable steps. Lessons are unified by engaging themes that will intrigue and motivate your students to keep learning. Language concepts will guide students in a logical flow from the known to the unknown.
The thinking skills and communication ability your students will develop in your fourth grade language class will benefit them for a lifetime.
Thought-provoking questions and activities
Ideas for enrichment activities and games
Guidance for guiding students through application of language concepts
List of language skills practiced and applied on each page
Inset student page with answer spot
Digital Teaching Aids are available for flexibility in teaching, reviewing, and applying concepts
The thinking skills and communication ability your students will develop in your fourth grade language class will benefit them for a lifetime.
With your new God’s Gift of Language 4 Teacher Edition, you’ll be thoroughly equipped to guide your students through the valuable process of analyzing each part of a sentence and then applying that insight to improve their own writing.
You’ll love how helpful and flexible this book is: whenever you need a new idea or want another way to explain a concept, you’ll find a variety of teaching tips, activities, and games ready to help you succeed.
Ignite your students’ imagination with the new, colorful edition of Writing with Purpose 4.
Learn important character traits while practicing penmanship
activities increase creativity
historical figures during practice
organizer to craft paragraphs and essays
Spark imagination with creative writing prompts
Ignite your students’ imagination with the new, colorful edition of Writing with Purpose 4. Exciting practice activities improve their cursive and creative writing skills. You’ll find that assignments tie learning together with cross-subject integration. And by the end of the year, your students will gain the confidence to write better and express their imagination through writing.
Help your students develop speed and comprehension skills as they read about children and missionaries from faraway places . . .
Develop accuracy in comprehension and retention while increasing reading rate
Comprehension quiz for each story
Track relational progress of speed and comprehension on the “My Great Adventure” chart
Thought Provokers promote critical thinking and class discussion
Free words-per-minute timer at abeka.com/downloads
Help your students develop speed and comprehension skills as they read about children and missionaries from faraway places in Adventures in Other Lands.
Each weekly selection assesses reading speed and includes a corresponding comprehension quiz. Critical thinking discussion questions, combined with stories from around the world, will help fourth graders understand different cultures and will inspire them to be missionaries wherever they are.
Once upon a Story is a brand-new reader featuring Build on It activities and a variety of talented authors.
An abundance of information and special features available in the Teacher Edition
Emphasis on developing a biblical worldview (in student book and Teacher Edition)
Introduction of new literary concepts and review of previous literary concepts
Added activities correlating with a literary concept or skill to develop critical thinking
Focus on understanding the narrative text structure
Once upon a Story is a brand-new reader featuring Build on It activities and a variety of talented authors. Because of the story selection and writing quality, it’s fun to read! At the same time, it helps you teach important skills and truths. You’ll also see a focus on literary terms, with review including symbolism, moral, and plot. Narrative text structure and point of view will be introduced and reviewed to build students’ understanding.
In Once upon a Story’s shrunken-page Teacher Edition, you’ll find so many teaching helps—including critical thinking questions and spiritual application.
Pilgrim’s Progress: Christiana’s Journey is a new addition to the fourth-grade reading program!
Meaningful discussions practicing biblical principles for daily living
Symbolic elements explained in the Teacher Edition
Both factual and inferential questions included
Christiana’s Journal activities added to the student text
Added silent reading
Themes emphasized throughout Teacher Edition
Added focus on developing reading skills and fluency—reading to learn
Pilgrim’s Progress: Christiana’s Journey is a new addition to the fourth-grade reading program! The story has been redeveloped at grade level to better encourage students to understand the realistic elements of living a victorious Christian life. Activities and questions help make students see the story for what it is, rather than just an adventure.
In the shrunken-page Teacher Edition, you’ll find so many teaching helps—including critical thinking questions and spiritual application.
In this fascinating new reader, your students will develop an appreciation for the wonderful, diverse world God has created . . .
Selections focus on each continent
Biblical worldview clearly presented
Students learn to notice elements of descriptive text structure. . .
. . . and sequential text structure
Build on It features reinforce literary concepts
Audio file links and background information in Teacher Edition
Critical thinking activities
True missionary stories
Suggested Enrichment Activities
Silent Reading to increase independence and comprehension
In this fascinating new reader, your students will develop an appreciation for the wonderful, diverse world God has created as they strengthen their reading skills. Selections organized by continent show God’s hand in many cultures and lands by exploring wildlife, geography, folk tales, language, and more with missionary stories demonstrating God’s hand as He works through His people around the globe.
The Teacher Edition contains all the help you’ll need to ignite your students’ excitement and deepen their knowledge. From downloadable audio files to critical thinking activities to optional enrichment projects, you and your students will enjoy seeing the world held lovingly in God’s hands.
The student text has been updated and features new art to illustrate the well-loved story of Hilda.
End-of-book critical thinking activities added to the student text
Added chapter reviews
Added chapter summaries
Thought-provoking questions introduced
The student text has been updated and features new art to illustrate the well-loved story of Hilda. New end-of-chapter activities keep your students engaged and thoroughly prepare your students to write a book report.
Flip open the new Song of the Brook Teacher Edition for comprehension questions, character themes, enrichment ideas, spiritual application, critical thinking questions, and activities. You’ll have everything you need to reinforce learning through review and assess students’ progress.
Explore the eastern half of the U.S. with the Jacksons, a Canadian family taking a road trip east of the Mississippi River.
Travel through the eastern U.S. with the Jackson family
Analyze compare-contrast text structure
Author and illustrator spotlights
Literary elements such as meter and rhyme scheme
Practical critical thinking activities
Track My Trip—fun facts and unique places to visit
Four U.S. regions highlighted
Questions to inspire critical thinking
Clear biblical worldview
Explore the eastern half of the U.S. with the Jacksons, a Canadian family taking a road trip east of the Mississippi River. Students will enjoy the ride: meeting inspiring characters, reading exciting stories, and discovering the rich heritage of four regions.
With this cohesive and delightful theme, students will be motivated to dig deeper into each selection as they evaluate text structure, analyze literary elements, engage their critical thinking, and develop their own writing skills.
Teachers will find a wealth of facts, ideas, and activities that make it easy to steer their students through this journey of fun and learning.
Travel west of the Mississippi River with the Daniels family as they explore four regions of the western United States.
Travel through the western U.S. with the Daniels family
Literary elements such as dialect and cause and effect text structure
Build on It features explore literary concepts
Discussions focused on biblical worldview
Author’s Pen—practical examples and exercises to improve writing skills
Questions encourage comprehension, retention, and critical thinking
Four western U.S. regions highlighted
Guided activities encourage critical thinking and creative collaboration
Travel west of the Mississippi River with the Daniels family as they explore four regions of the
western United States. Visit breathtaking landmarks, read exciting western tales, and meet
prominent people along the way in this exciting new student reader.
Through these western-themed selections, students will learn to recognize literary concepts,
improve their writing skills, and apply a biblical worldview.
Teachers will find examples, activities, and questions in the Teacher Edition designed to guide
their students through this learning experience.
The new Fables and Folktales reader includes a wide variety of selections to engage your students’ interest . . .
Questions move beyond basic comprehension to application of literary concepts
Students learn to analyze new literary elements, such as metaphor
Students are introduced to different forms of literature and related terms, such as cast and stage directions
Discussion points encourage critical thinking skills and point students toward a biblical worldview
“BUILD ON IT” activities expand knowledge beyond the basics
Graphic organizers help students organize their thoughts as they analyze the selection
Students exercise critical thinking through inference, evaluation, and personal application
Enrichment Activities help students analyze characters for deeper meaning and personal application
The new Fables and Folktales reader includes a wide variety of selections to engage your students’ interest and promote a love for reading. Students will enjoy invaluable lessons from Proverbs and parables along with practical applications from legends, fables, folktales, poems, and plays—each piece carefully selected to improve reading comprehension skills and further develop knowledge of literary concepts.
Comprehension questions, discussion opportunities, and write-in activities prompt critical thinking and encourage students to develop a biblical worldview as they compare literary morals to biblical truth.
The Teacher Edition includes a copy of the student text along with teacher helps in the side margins. With this Teacher Edition, you’ll be well equipped to lead students to a deeper understanding of literary concepts and creative writing techniques. But most importantly, you’ll be prepared to emphasize critical thinking as you encourage students to evaluate literature from a biblical worldview.
Be inspired by Ty Baxter as he develops new gadgets to help his friends in this exciting new student reader.
Analyze literary elements such as first- and third-person points of view or problem and solution text structure
Build on It activities inspire critical thinking and problem and solution skills
Biblical worldview clearly presented through God’s handiwork
Compare past and present inventions with the help of Ty and his gadgets
Flash Forward features compare famous inventions to modern technology
Students learn to determine the purpose of text while gathering information and details
Enrichment Activities help students analyze the text
Be inspired by Ty Baxter as he develops new gadgets to help his friends in this exciting new student reader. Along the way, students will enjoy comparing famous historical inventions to modern technology—learning how the study of God’s creation led to innovation that would benefit mankind.
While reading these inspirational stories, students will learn to apply scriptural principles, exercise critical thinking, apply literary concepts, and comprehend literature on a higher level.
Activity suggestions to encourage collaboration, discussion, and application in the Teacher Edition allow teachers to deliver quality lessons with less prep time.
The new Spelling, Vocabulary, and Poetry 4 offers many improvements—starting with the size.
Greater variety of activities
Increased focus on Bible integration and application
Added creative writing opportunities
Word building with prefixes, suffixes, and roots
Inclusion of synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
Added exercises that encourage critical thinking
The new Spelling, Vocabulary, and Poetry 4 offers many improvements—starting with the size. It’s now 8 ½” by 11”, just as customers requested. And just as customers requested, more application activities have been added.
You’ll also find improved word lists, now arranged by spelling rule, phonics focus, challenge words, and vocabulary words (instead of arrangement by theme). Since the rule/pattern is taught as the “hook” followed by the spelling words, students don’t have to try to remember a string of letters; they can focus on the reason why a word is spelled as it is. Rather than coaching memorization, this improvement will help you teach spelling.
This new teacher edition of Spelling, Vocabulary, and Poetry 4 is as helpful as a book could possibly be!
Sample sentences for every spelling and vocabulary word
Helpful ideas for presenting word lists
Scope and Sequence
Poetry teaching helps
Comprehension Questions for poetry
Words to Know help students understand poetry
Emphasis on figurative language
Sentence Bank, Spelling Hints, Teaching Tips, and Discussion Starters provide practical suggestions to connect with students and make spelling exciting and effective. Teacher Information supplies helpful suggestions for teaching spelling, vocabulary, and poetry while integrating critical thinking and biblical worldview.
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