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In this blockbuster instalment of the bestselling Middle School series, Rafe and all the favourite characters from James Patterson's books for kids get caught up in a hilarious adventure – together for the first time!
Rafe and Jimmy, two misunderstood troublemakers, are finally up to something good. They're in charge of a huge celebration of books and reading – but when a small issue snowballs into a big problem that threatens to derail the whole event, they need to work fast to keep things on track!
And the best part? Rafe and Jimmy are joined by the funniest storytellers they know, including Jamie Grimm from I FUNNY, Jacky Ha-Ha, the Kidd family of TREASURE HUNTERS, super-genius Max Einstein – everyone's favourite characters from James Patterson's bestselling series for kids!
Nisa Qamar is 10 years old, living in Johannesburg, South Africa with her single mum, Zainab, her little sister Aisha and their 3-year-old twin brothers, Ali and Isa. Nisa loves books, ice cream, bicycles and hanging out with her bestie. She also has a special bond with her grandmother who tells her wonderful stories from the past. Gran teaches her the importance of prayer and The Verse of the Throne ie aayat ul qursi.
Written as an adventure with the thematic elements of good triumphing over evil, Nisa uncovers a plot to take over her school by the evil TroubleMaker. In a race against time she has to figure out who she can trust on this quest or lose the game to the Master of Jinniaville.
This story is the first in the series and actively promotes the idea that even a young child can make a difference by keeping the heart clean and making the choice to do good over evil.
Mastering Public Speaking equips students with a firm grounding in the "hows" and "whys" of public speaking by providing an ideal balance of theory and skills while placing important emphases on critiquing, ethics, and critical thinking. Written in a casual, lively style and clearly organized, the Eighth Edition of Mastering Public Speaking builds on its previous success. The first public speaking book to devote an entire chapter to ethics, the Eighth Edition continues its popular and distinctive emphasis on the ethical contract between speaker and listener. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning-MySpeechLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. With tools such as MediaShare (our video upload and commenting tool), MyOutline, and self-assessments in MyPersonalityProfile, MySpeechLab works with students and instructors to personalize the learning experience and make it more effective. Improve Skill Development and Application- "Key Points" boxes, chapter outlines, marginal glossary entries, and bulleted chapter summaries reinforce instruction and aid student review. "Theory into Practice" (TIP) features in every chapter help students understand and apply concepts and strategies of public communication to enhance their speaking competence. Engage Students- "Speaking with Confidence" features throughout the Eighth Edition have students explain in their own words how various aspects of the speech process help build confidence. Furthermore, the Eighth Edition of Mastering Public Speaking is more streamlined and user-friendly, has more bulleted lists and new bulleted summaries that make it easier for you to find the chapter content you are looking for, and is formatted in a smaller trim size that makes it easier to carry and use in class. ExploreExamples of a diversity of speakers and occasions: student and professional speakers; classroom and contest student speeches; speeches by two-year, four-year, and graduate school students; informative, persuasive, and special occasion speeches (Ch. 15, 17, 18 & Appendix). Emphasize Learning Outcomes - Learning outcomes appear on the chapter-opening spread and correspond to the important concepts covered in each chapter. Additionally, online tools in MySpeechLab, such as MediaShare, provide a strong assessment tool for measuring students' mastery of your course's learning outcomes through their speeches. Understand Theory and Research - The Eighth Edition provides a current guide to student research using databases, academic search engines, and Internet sources, with an updated emphasis on how to evaluate Internet sites and a new discussion of the use of Wikipedia. In addition, two solid chapters on persuasion highlight persuasive theory and application and types of argument, and include a discussion of logical fallacies. Students also can access Pearson's MySearchLab where students can get extensive help on the research process as well as can access four databases of credible and reliable source material (for details, please see www.mysearchlab.com ). MySearchLab also contains an AutoCite feature that assists students in the creation of a Works Cited document (using APA, MLA, or Chicago formats), as well as Pearson's SourceCheck, which encourages students to accurately document and cite their sources. Support Instructors- Strong supplements package along with activities and assessments in MySpeechLab. ClassPrep, located within MySpeechLab, contains videos, lectures, classroom activities, audio clips, and more.
A gripping middle-grade mystery from internationally best-selling author Astrid Lindgren. For most the summer holidays in a small Swedish town would be spent swimming, fishing, or sailing. But a super sleuth like Kalle Blomkvist is always looking for the next case to crack. So when a mysterious stranger arrives in town he finds the perfect excuse to start an investigation, one that will draw him and his friends into a thrilling case of theft and deception. The first of three thrilling detective stories for readers of 9+, perfect for fans of character led mystery book such as Murder Most Unladylike and Ruby Redfort.
Quiz your family at home with crosswords, puzzles and games. Run your own pub quiz with 500 brand new general knowledge quizzes. With 10,000 questions arranged in easy, medium and difficult categories, you can set the pace as quiz master for your friends and family, or pit yourself against the Collins Quiz Master in a battle of wits. Q: What's inside this book? A: 500 quizzes covering everything from pop stars to death stars. Each round is a mixture of themes and potluck, with the questions heading from friendly teasers to ones that will scramble even an egghead's brains. Q: Who is it for? A: You, your mum, your dad, your family and friends, the man down the road and two halves of the crowd at your local. Each quiz provides good clean fun for all. The answers are quick and easy to find so that anyone can pick this up and become the ultimate quiz master!
Study & Master Life Skills has been specially developed to support the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The comprehensive Learner's Book: * provides activities that develop learners' knowledge and understanding of each of the topics covered in the Life Skills curriculum * contains Weekly Readings especially developed for the series * offers current and relevant content set out according to the curriculum document * gives clear, illustrated instructions for Physical Education and Creative Arts activities. It also has an innovative Teacher's Guide with CD-ROM.
When we last left our hero, Max Crumbly, and his trusty sidekick, Erin, they had just foiled the plans of three bumbling burglars. In the depths of a smelly, dangerous Dumpster of Doom, the two pals hid from the vengeful thieves - and the police! Now, Max and Erin face foes old and new as their misadventures continue. Can the two friends avoid detection - and detention! - while keeping South Ridge Middle School safe from bullies and criminals?
This fantastic unofficial Minecraft title lets modellers of all ages make their own amazing dinosaur creations. Minecraft Master Builder: Dinosaurs is a step-by-step player's manual for building incredible models of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. With Minecraft continuing its reign as the world's favourite digital construction tool, it's the perfect time to get into building some of the world's most fearsome primeval animals, including Diploocus, Allosaurus, Pterodactyl, and Archaeopteryx... not to mention the terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex.
In this blockbuster installment of the bestselling Middle School series, Rafe and the other favorite characters from James Patterson’s books for kids join forces for the first time in a hilarious adventure!
Rafe and Jimmy, two misunderstood “troublemakers”, are finally up to something good. They’re in charge of a huge celebration of books and reading — but when a small issue snowballs into a big problem that threatens to derail the whole event, they need to work fast to keep things on track!
And the best part? Rafe and Jimmy are joined by the funniest storytellers they know, including Jamie Grimm from I Funny, Jacky Ha-Ha, the Kidd family of Treasure Hunters, and super-genius Max Einstein — everyone’s favorite characters from James Patterson’s bestselling series for kids!
Exam Board: WJEC Level: GCSE Subject: Mathematics First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2017 Maximise your students' grade potential with a step-by-step approach that builds confidence through topic summaries, worked examples and exam style questions. - Identify areas of improvement to focus on through diagnostic tests for each topic. - Develop exam skills and techniques with skills-focused exam-style questions and exam advice on common pitfalls. - Build understanding and confidence with clear explanations of each topic covering all the key information needed to succeed. - Consolidate revision with 'two weeks to go' summaries for each topic.
There is a world of content to explore in Roblox, and Carlton's brand-new Master Gamer's Guide has everything you need to find, beat and even create the best games. This book contains info on the hottest Roblox games like Jailbreak and Hide and Seek Extreme, plus top tips to get you to the top of the leader boards, earn Robux, and impress your mates. There's even an easy-to-follow guide to start making your own games, plus crucial info on how to stay safe and have fun when you're playing online.
Become a Minecraft master builder with this incredible step-by-step guide to creating 15 amazing Minecraft masterpieces! There are Quick, Intermediate and Master builds - specially created just for this book - plus tricks and tips from expert Minecrafters to help you improve your construction skills. From igloos to aircraft carriers, rollercoasters to sky fortresses, this truly interactive guide will inspire every Minecrafter to stretch their imagination to the limit!
The Ditty Photocopy Masters provide children with additional practice in reading short sentences and texts that contain Set 1 (and some Set 2) Speed Sounds. They also include short and simple writing and comprehension activities. The first set of ditties can be used as a gradual introduction to short groups of words before children read the Red Ditty Books. The second set of ditties can be used after the children have read the Red Ditty Books for further practice. The third set of ditties can be used for children who have read Set 1 Green Storybooks and Set 2 Purple Storybooks but need more practice reading words with ay, ee, igh, ow, oo before reading Set 3 Pink Storybooks. This Handbook is part of the Read Write Inc. Phonics programme, developed by Ruth Miskin. The programme is designed to create fluent readers, confident speakers and willing writers. It includes Handbooks, Sounds Cards, Word Cards, Storybooks, Non-fiction, Writing books and an Online resource. Read Write Inc. is fully supported by comprehensive professional development from Ruth Miskin Training to ensure its easy implementation.
Minecraft Master Builder: Dragons is a step-by-step player's manual to help children aged 9+ - as well as 'kids of all ages' (i.e. mum and dad) - build incredible masterpieces inspired by monsters from ancient legend, as well real-life dragon-like creatures. There's even information on all kinds of dragons, including pictures, facts and mythology. Featuring everything from cockatrices to dragonets, komodo dragons to ice dragons, this fun and interactive guide will inspire readers to build amazing monstrous Minecraft models. Each build is rated a Quick, Intermediate, Master or Supreme Master Build; a list of materials is provided for each project, plus guidance on how long each build will take.
From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Junko Tabei, the first female climber to summit Mount Everest. Junko is bad at athletics. Really bad. She struggles in gym class and on short hikes. Other students laugh because they think she is small and weak. In fourth grade, her teacher Watanabe-Sensei takes her class on a trip to a mountain. It's bigger than any Junko's ever seen, and she's determined to make it to the top. After the trip, Junko becomes a mountaineer in body and spirit. She climbs snowy mountains, rocky mountains, and even faraway mountains outside of her home country of Japan. She joins climbing clubs and befriends fellow climbers as passionate as she is. Then, Junko meets her biggest challenge yet: the tallest mountain in the world.
'Happy Street' can be used after an oral/aural course such as 'Happy House', or as a first English course which includes reading and writing from the beginning. The characters from Happy House, Polly and Jack, take young learners outside the context of the house and help them to explore the neighbourhood.
A first-of-a-kind addition to the Minecraft market, Minecraft Master Builder World Tour is an incredible step-by-step guide to creating your own amazing Minecraft masterpieces. Full of fascinating Minecraft facts, figures and trivia, this is a step-by-step player's manual to help children aged 9+ build incredible masterpieces from around the world. From theatres and bridges, to monuments and palaces, this fun and interactive guide will inspire readers to use their imagination to build the impossible. Simple-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for 15 constructions that have been specially created by expert Minecrafters for this book, divided into five continents. Also, each build is rated as Quick, Intermediate or Master Build; a list of materials is provided for each project, plus guidance on how long each build will take.
Exam Board: WJEC Level: GCSE Subject: Mathematics First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: Summer 2017 Welsh language edition Provide structured support and extra practice with differentiated questions that focus on reasoning and problem-solving, building the exam skills needed to succeed in the new GCSE specifications; developed by a team of expert authors with examining experience. - Develop confidence and support independent learning with graduated exercises for each unit. - Build fluency, problem-solving and reasoning skills with exam-style questions that build on previous learning. - Provides full coverage of the three tiers with three books - matching the student books - meaning that content is focused at the right level for each student.
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