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BOOKS I'VE READ SMART BOOKMARKS (McK1153)
Here's a fun way for students to keep track of the books they've read. One side of these bookmarks provides space for writing fiction titles. The other side provides space for writing nonfiction titles. 36 bookmarks per pack.
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BOOKS WE'VE READ COLOSSAL POSTER (McV1602)
The spines of the books on this giant bookshelf are left blank in order to allow students to record the titles of their favorite books. Each shelf holds a different genre. The poster is over 5 1/2 feet tall. The teacher's guide presents information about each of the genres and contains student activities that will reinforce and expand students' understanding of those genres.
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BOOKSHELF OF THE CLASSICS BRAINY BORDER, 4-9+ (McY1520)
Great for bulletin boards, bookshelves, or anywhere in your classroom or library, these strips display students' favorite books, old and new. The package contains twelve 2 1/4" x 39" strips, totaling 39 feet of border. Check out our matching Bookshelf of the Classics Chalkboard Topper (McA020).
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BOOKSHELF OF THE CLASSICS CHALKBOARD TOPPER (McA020)
This colorful shelf is packed with students' favorite books, old and new.  It's 8 1/2 inches high and over 14 feet long. Be sure to check out the matching Bookshelf of the Classic Brainy Border (McY1520).
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BRIGHTEN YOUR VOCABULARY BRAINY BORDERS
This eye-catching border lists interesting alternatives for worn-out words students often use. The package contains twelve 2 1/4" x 39" strips, totaling 39 feet of border. Check out our matching Brighten Your Vocabulary Chalkboard Topper (McA1358).
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BRIGHTEN YOUR VOCABULARY CHALKBOARD TOPPER
Here’s a terrific tool to help your students focus on and improve their word choice when they write. These bright paint cans list interesting alternatives for 24 boring and overused adjectives and verbs. The colorful display is 8 1/2 inches high and over 14 feet long. Be sure to check out our Brighten Your Vocabulary Brainy Border (McY1508).
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BRIGHTEN YOUR VOCABULARY POSTER SET (McP133)
These posters encourage students to brighten their writing by replacing overused adjectives and verbs and avoiding the words “said” and “very.” The package includes four reproducible activity sheets and a teacher’s guide.
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BUILDING VOCABULARY REPRO. BOOK, 6-9 (McR261)
These activities expand students' vocabulary and improve their ability to identify the meanings of new words. Each pages focuses on words with common characteristics, including synonyms, antonyms, Greek roots, Latin roots, prefixes, suffixes, compound words, homophones, homographs, irregular plurals, and analogies.
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Price: $4.99
CHECK OUT THESE CLASSICS SMART BOOKMARKS
Encourage your students to read great literature with this terrific bookmark that lists the titles and authors of dozens of books that have stood the test of time.
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CHOOSING A BOOK COLOSSAL POSTER
This huge poster (over 5 1/2 feet tall) helps readers choose just the right book.  It displays 10 helpful book-choosing hints, ranging from considering the reason for reading to checking the difficulty of the text.  The teacher’s guide contains additional information and related activities.
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CITING EVIDENCE & MAKING INFERENCES POSTER SET
These bright posters teach students the steps to follow in order to identify key text information and form opinions or conclusions about what they read. The teacher’s guide is packed with terrific extension activities to reinforce these important reading skills. Supports Common Core State Standards.
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CITING EVIDENCE & MAKING INFERENCES SMART BOOKMARKS (McK1206)
These colorful bookmarks will help your students effectively cite evidence and make inferences. Each side explains a skill and shows key phrases students can use when practicing that skill. 36 bookmarks per pack.
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Price: $3.99
CLASSIC BOOKS COLOSSAL POSTER (McV1697)
Furnish your classroom with this colorful bookshelf packed with dozens of books generations of students have read and enjoyed. The teacher’s guide contains information about what makes a book a classic and presents a variety of activities students can complete after reading one of these timeless titles.
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COMPREHENSION SKILLS POSTER SET (McP081)
Improve students' comprehension skills with these illustrated posters that clearly explain four important skills: distinguishing fact from opinion, identify main ideas and supporting details, identifying cause and effect, and determining point of view. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a teacher's guide.
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CREATIVE THINKING REV-UPS, 4-8
Students “think outside the box” as they devise improvements or unusual uses for everyday items, think of new ways to do common tasks, respond to unusual situations, and more.  Each of these 192 activities is designed to rev up students’ creative-thinking skills.
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Price: $7.99
CREATIVE THINKING SPINNER SET (McSS2101)
Get students’ brainpower and imaginations in gear with these creative prompts. Each pack includes a heavy-duty 8" x 8" acrylic spinner and six interchangeable cards. The cards focus on inventing new ways to do everyday tasks, responding to what-if questions, identifying creative uses for ordinary items, devising new inventions to do everyday tasks, and more.
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CREATIVE THINKING WRITE-ABOUTS, 4-8 (McW2028)
Students can create thousands of great writing starters as they flip through these pages to form fun, thought-provoking questions. Each combination is designed to give students' creative thinking skills, as well as their creative writing skills, a workout.
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DESCRIPTIVE WRITING PEN PALS, 4-8 (McE1801)
Strengthen students' writing skills with these 94 prompts that require students to describe a person, place, or thing. The prompts are excellent as journal topics, writing center assignments, writing warm-ups, or as practice prompts for state writing assessments.
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Price: $5.99
DISCUSSING LITERATURE COLOSSAL POSTER (McV1696)
Students can use the prompts on this poster to facilitate communication and engage in a variety of reading strategies during classroom literature discussions. The package includes a teacher’s guide and related activities.
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DURING & AFTER READING SMART BOOKMARKS (McK1152)
One side of these colorful bookmarks identifies important behaviors students can do to improve their comprehension as they read. The other side lists a variety of post-reading activities that allow students to demonstrate their comprehension. 36 bookmarks per pack.
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EDITING WRITING BRIGHT IDEAS, 4-8 (McC934)
This book contains hundreds of activities to help students refine their editing skills. Students use their knowledge of grammar, spelling rules, usage, and more to correct a writing sample, and then they engage in a fun follow-up activity.
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Price: $6.99
EDITOR'S MARKS CHALKBOARD TOPPER (McA1348)
Playful pencils point out the meanings of important marks students need in order to edit and improve their writing. Look for our matching Editor’s Marks Brainy Border (McY1546.)
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EDITOR'S MARKS COLOSSAL POSTER (McV1613)
Decorate and educate with this display of the marks commonly used by young writers as they complete the editing step of the writing process. It's over 5 1/2 feet tall. The teacher's guide contains a variety of creative extension activities.
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ELEMENTS OF FICTION POSTER SET (McP213)
Teaching the elements of fiction has never been easier! These posters clearly present information about plot, theme, setting, mood, characterization, conflict, and figurative language. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a teacher's guide.
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Price: $9.99
ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE BRAINY BORDER (McY1525)
This bright border shows clear, concise definitions of plot, setting, theme, characterization, mood, conflict, style, and point of view. The package contains twelve 2 1/4” x 39” strips, totaling 39 feet of border.
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Price: $3.99
ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE CHALKBOARD TOPPER (McA1343)
Teach students important elements of literature with this colorful display that defines plot, setting, theme, characterization, mood, conflict, style, and point of view.  It's 8 1/2 inches high and over 14 feet long.
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ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE CHATTER CHARTS
We’ve combined words and illustrations to create eight 11” x 17” posters that focus on key terms related to important elements of literature: plot, theme, characterization, setting, conflict, mood, tone, and point of view.
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ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE COLOSSAL POSTER (McV1658)
This huge, colorful poster clearly defines nine important elements of literature: plot, theme, setting, characterization, conflict, mood, style, tone, and point of view. The teacher's guide contains additional information about the elements, teaching suggestions, and related instructional activities.
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ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE SMART BOOKMARKS (McK1163)
The colorful bookshelves on these two-sided bookmarks define important elements of literature students should know. 36 bookmarks per pack.
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Price: $3.99
EVERYDAY READING CHALKBOARD TOPPER (McA009)
These charming scenes of young people engaged in everyday reading activities help students see the importance of strong reading skills.  It's 8 1/2 inches high and over 14 feet long.  Be sure to check out our Read Brainy Border (McY1535).
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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE & ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE TEAR-OFFS
Each page in this colorful 28-page pad focuses on an important form of figurative language or an element of literature, such as a simile, a metaphor, imagery, personification, plot, theme, setting, characterization, and much more. Each strip along the edge of a page contains a fun-to-write-about prompt based on that form or element. The teacher chooses the concept; a student selects, tears off, and writes about a related prompt.
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Price: $8.99
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE CHALKBOARD TOPPER (McA1351)
Here are clear definitions and charmingly illustrated examples of eight important types of figurative language: metaphors, similes, hyperbole, personification, idiom, onomatopoeia, understatement, and alliteration.
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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE COLOSSAL POSTER
This giant poster focuses students’ attention on important forms of figurative language, including similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, symbols, and more. It’s over 5 1/2 feet tall! The teacher’s guide activities reinforce students’ understanding of the forms and give students practice creating effective examples of them.
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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE POSTER SET
These bright posters clearly define and provide illustrated examples of the following forms of figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, understatement, idiom, personification, alliteration, and onomatopoeia. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a helpful teacher’s guide. Supports Common Core State Standards.
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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE REPRO. BOOK, 6-9 (McR276)
These pages explain the forms of figurative language used in poetry and prose, including imagery, similes, metaphors, idioms, irony, and more. Students analyze forms in other writers' works and then create figurative language to add interest and meaning to their own writing.
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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE SMART BOOKMARKS
These bright, two-sided bookmarks clearly define several important forms of figurative language, including metaphors, similes, personification, alliteration, imagery, and more. 36 bookmarks per pack.
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Price: $3.99
FINDING THE MAIN IDEA REPRO. BOOK, 6-9  (McR273)
Build students' reading comprehension skills with activities involving locating topic sentences, identifying details, and outlining. The activities focus on interesting topics such as ant colonies, kites, cobras, bees, and more.
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FORMS AND ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE REPRO. BOOK, 6-9 (McR242)
These super activities review the main forms of fiction and nonfiction and focus on important literary elements, including plot, theme, characterization, setting, figurative language, and more.
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FOUR TYPES OF WRITING CHALKBOARD TOPPER
This large strip explains and identifies the key components of descriptive writing, persuasive writing, narrative writing, and expository writing.  It’s 8 1/2" high and over 14' long.
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FOUR TYPES OF WRITING POSTER SET (McP118)
These bright, colorful posters define expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing. They also identify common elements and everyday examples of each type of writing. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a teacher's guide.
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Price: $9.99
GRAMMAR & PUNCTUATION STUDY SLIDE, 6-8 (McX1258)
This set contains a card holder and ten cards students can use to review basic grammar and punctuation. The cards focus on capitalization, double negatives, contractions, possessives, pronouns, usage, subject-verb agreement, punctuation, adjectives and adverbs, and plurals.
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GRAMMAR BASICS POSTER SET (McP082)
Charming illustrations of sea creatures bring life to these posters that focus on parts of speech, punctuation rules, capitalization rules, and grammar rules. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a teacher’s guide.
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GRAMMAR DOS AND DON'TS POSTER SET
Help your students master four grammar skills that often challenge young writers: using pronouns correctly, creating possessives, forming contractions, and avoiding double negatives. Package contains 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a teacher's guide.
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Price: $9.99
GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS POSTER SET (McP178)
This colorful set will help you explain the function and usefulness of some of the most commonly used graphic organizers, including graphs, Venn diagrams, webs, storyboards, and many others. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a teacher's guide.
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Price: $9.99
GREEK & ROMAN MYTHOLOGY REPRO. BOOK, 6-9 (McR296)
These fascinating passages and challenging activities will turn your students into experts on the heroes, creatures, gods, and goddesses of Greek and Roman mythology.
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HIGH-INTEREST NONFICTION REPRO. BOOK, 6-9 (McR272)
These nonfiction passages and corresponding activities are designed to reinforce important comprehension skills, including using context clues, identifying the main idea and supporting details, sequencing, drawing conclusions, and recalling facts.
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INFORMATIONAL TEXT STRUCTURES POSTER SET
This set focuses on five common structures used in informational text: description, sequence, problem and solution, compare and contrast, and cause and effect. The posters explain each structure, show a common graphic organizer for it, and identify related signal words and questions. These posters are a valuable resource for students whether they are reading or writing text. Package includes 4 posters, 4 reproducible activity sheets, and a helpful teacher’s guide. Supports Common Core State Standards.
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LANGUAGE ARTS JOURNAL BOOKLET, 4-8 (McJ800)
How could you persuade your teacher to switch desks with you? "If you had eyes in the back of your head, how could you use them to your advantage?" These are just two of the 200 fun writing starters in this best-selling Journal Booklet.
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LANGUAGE ARTS REV-UPS, 4-8
These 192 activities teach important language arts concepts and skills.  Students think creatively and critically as they complete activities that focus on literary genres and elements, figurative language, types of writing, and much more.
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LIBRARY & RESEARCH SKILLS POSTER SET
These posters help students make the most of library visits and successfully complete research projects.  They focus on library resources, the Dewey Decimal Classification system, research skills, and how to evaluate online resources.  The set also contains four reproducible activity sheets and a helpful teacher’s guide.
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Price: $9.99
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