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8th Grade Core Skills 6-Subject Basic Homeschool Package

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CORE SKILLS 6-SUBJECT HOMESCHOOLING PACKAGE (2014 EDITION)
 
Core Skills offers comprehensive skills practice in a reproducible workbook format. Varied lessons target specific skills in key curriculum areas. Units and lessons break subject areas into manageable pieces, and ample practice ensures mastery. Ideal for classroom or home use, Core Skills is aligned to state and national standards. Some books are aligned with Common Core and have been indicated. All books include ANSWER KEYS!

Language Arts
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Designed to develop and reinforce language skills, the simple-to-use targeted practice pages in this series encourage learners to communicate effectively. The workbook format presents only one skill per page, beginning with the grammatical rule and specific examples that model the activities to follow. 140 pages.
• Varied exercises present skills in different contexts
• Comprehensive resources cover all areas of language arts
• Ideal as an overall review or as targeted practice of a specific skill
• More than 100 lessons per book

Writing
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Writing is a key to success in school and in life, but many writing programs fail to engage students and encourage them to think and write clearly, apply a wide range of strategies, and critique their own work. This book reaches out to writers of all abilities with a light tone and an approach that allows students to "see" their writing in a new light. Targeted lessons focus on specific writing skills, and extension activities encourage students to write creatively by applying the skills they have learned. 128 pages.
• Includes the seven traits of writing
• Guides students through the writing process through the four units (Laying the Foundation, Building Sentences, Building Paragraphs, and Writing Forms)
• Graphic organizers are provided to help students organize their thoughts before writing and to evaluate their writing
• Clear explanations, bulleted hints, and helpful questions enable students to actively review and improve their writing
• The program helps prepare students to succeed on the writing portion of standardized tests
• A scoring rubric makes it easy to analyze student writing


Reading Comprehension
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Meaningful practice actively involves students in reading while engaging and developing reading comprehension skills. Each reading selection features scenarios to which students can relate. Following the reading passages are exercises to apply comprehension skills in context while improving vocabulary. 122 pages.
• Multiple-choice exercises build test-taking skills
• Exercises include 35 skills covering all aspects of reading comprehension
• Short, age-appropriate reading selections engage reader's interest

Science
This engaging series covers the basics of science instruction for grades 1-6. It provides informative readings and worksheets on a wide variety of topics in earth, life, and physical science. Activities are logically sequenced, transitioning smoothly from basic comprehension of concepts to higher-order thinking skills. Aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards Disciplinary Core Ideas. 140 pages.
Worksheets include activities that target:
• Scientific Vocabulary: Activities challenge students to show their understanding of scientific terms by a variety of methods, such as differentiating between words, and using them in meaningful sentences.
• Reading Skills: Comprehension questions ascertain that students understand what they have read and develop reading skills that pertain to science.
• Scientific Inquiry Skills: Students will learn the basic skills of scientific inquiry, including hypothesizing, observing, experimenting, and classifying data.
• Critical Thinking: Activities increase students' ability to synthesize, analyze, and evaluate scientific information.
• Test Prep Questions: Science questions in standardized-test format help students in grades 3-6 prepare for state exams.
 
Math
**COMMON CORE ALIGNED. Build math skills through meaningful practice and problem solving. 154 pages.


Test Preparation
Provides an authentic test-taking experience as well as refreshing basic skills, familiarizing students with test formats and directions, and teaching test-taking strategies for standardized tests. Features test questions and models covering basic concepts in reading comprehension, math and language arts. 132 pages.
 
SHIPPING: Ships UPS to a physical address. Cannot ship to PO Boxes.
   
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  1. EXCITED!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Sep 2016

    Excited for the year! My son is loving the workbooks! I love having the answer keys for quick correction! Thanks for such easy ordering and quick delivery! We'll definitely be back next year!


  2. Autumn Boyd- core skills review 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Nov 2015

    I love this curriculum and the package the only thing I wish is that it came with social studies!! That is a big must. Other than that I love it!


  3. Review 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Jun 2015

    The only thing I don't like about this package is that is does not have social studies with it. Other than that the product is excellent.


  4. Awesome curriculum! Easy to use, answers included, fabulous layout! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Mar 2015

    Awesome curriculum! Easy to use, answers included, fabulous layout! My son does his work with no arguments now because it is all laid out what he is to do, and he knows what to expect.


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