Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Have You Heard About the Scholastic Dollar Deals?

The dollar deals days are here from Scholastic and you don't want to miss them! August 20-27, 2012 Scholastic is offering tons of their ebooks for just $1!  Check out the sale here:


Yesterday I got some really great books to fill in the holes in our curriculum...actually, I probably didn't need any of them but they were a dollar! How do you pass up a deal like that?

This is a list of what I got yesterday:

1. Super One Page Math Comics
2. Hands-on Explorers
3. Ready to Go Super Book of Outline Maps
4. Literature Guide: The Giver
5. Hands-on Writing Activities that get Kids Ready for the Writing Assessments
6. 40 Funtabulous Puzzles for Multiplication, Division, Decimals, Fractions, and more
7. Real Life Writing Activities Based on Picture Books
8. Teaching Science with Favorite Picture Books
9. Zach the Lazy Zebra
10. 15 Fun and Easy Games for Young Learners: Math
11. Map Skills Made Fun: Neighborhoods and Communities
12. Pre-writing Practice Pages
13. I Like Stripes (level A)
14. Tail Tales (level C)
15. Safety First
16. Amazing Hands-on Map Activities
17. Teaching Elaboration and Word Choice
18. I Can Write my ABCs: Quick and Creative Activities
19. Comic-strip Grammar
20. Spell Well!
21. Awesome Activities to Help Reluctant Writers Succeed!

I have to say, I have looked through most of these and will likely go back and get a few more! I'm very happy with the majority of my purchases so far. :)

We are doing Tapestry of Grace this year as a family so the outline map book is going to be great! I need some maps to work with instead of hunting for free downloads online.  And the math puzzle book will be great reinforcement for my 7th and 4th graders, but especially for the 7th grader who will be working on the basics this year in order to prepare for pre-algebra next year. And those math comics? My older boys are going to just love those!

If you've placed a dollar deals order, what have you picked up? Happy schooling!

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