Basic Not Boring

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  1. Basic Not Boring Set of 23

    Do basic skills have to be boring? Absolutely not! This series uses exciting adventures and delightful characters to help teach fundamental skills and provide a foundation for learning. The books address specific content areas; present tasks that grab the attention and curiosity of students; contain clear directions to the students; ask students to use, remember and practise basic skills and; challenge students to be creative and analytical.

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  2. Basic Not Boring Series: Study and Research 5-8

    This resource introduces middle years students to study and research. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises, which will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun. Study and research is appropriately centred around a detective theme. Students will enjoy the activities and develop an understanding about research and how it works.

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  3. Basic Not Boring Series: Reading Comprehension 5-8

    This book is designed for primary or middle year students and uses interesting reading selections to develop reading and thinking skills. Students can try high interest, appealing exercises that will help them with new skills, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. The skills include how to; identify main ideas, distinguish between facts and opinions, summarise a story, predict outcomes, interpret charts and graphs, identify figurative language, evaluate ideas and form conclusions or opinions.

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  4. Basic Not Boring Series: Spelling 5-8

    This resource introduces middle years students to spelling. Each page invites the student to try appealing exercises which will help with a new skill, reinforce a skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. Students will develop an understanding about spelling, words and the way they function. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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  5. Basic Not Boring Series: Problem Solving 5-8

    The activities contained in Problem Solving are based on a sports theme in which students find solutions to unique dilemmas: which skier will win the most gold medals, how deep in debt a scuba diver gets buying new equipment and how many pizzas the cross-country team can eat after a race.  This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun and surprising. Students will cultivate numerous skills including how to: identify and define a problem, eliminate excess information, create diagrams, charts or graphs, translate problems into equations, solve problems using statistical data, select appropriate operations for solving problems, choose and use formulas to solve problems, solve consumer problems involving interest and discounts, use logic to solve problems and check the accuracy of problem solutions.

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  6. Basic Not Boring Series: Fractions and Decimals 5-8

    Fractions & Decimals is based on a sports theme, so students learn critical maths skills by working out problems based on bobsledding and rollerblading. Students will sharpen numerous skills, including how to:name fractional parts of a whole or set, read and write fractional numbers and mixed numerals, identify factors, prime factors, and composite factors and multiples, identify common factors and greatest common factors, identify and write fractions in lowest terms, compare and order decimals and mixed numerals, identify place value in decimals, change fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions, understand, read, and write percents, write decimals as percents and percents as decimals.

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  7. Basic Not Boring Series: Earth and Space Science 5-8

    How many rings does Jupiter have? Will people one day live in outer space? Interesting facts about the world intrigue students and make Earth and Space Science fun to learn. Students will sharpen numerous skills, including how to: compare characteristics of each planet, define weather and climate and describe factors that contribute to them, diagram and describe characteristics of the ocean floor and list and define characteristics used to identify rocks and minerals.

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  8. Basic Not Boring Series: World Geography 5-8

    This book introduces students from middle years to World geography. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises that will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. The activities in World Geography take students around the world. On an exciting trip to the Australian outback and on an African adventure, students learn about the world around them. Students will enjoy and develop an understanding about the world around them. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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  9. Basic Not Boring Series: Whole Numbers and Integers 5-8

    This book introduces students from the middle years to whole numbers and integers. Each page invites the  learner to try  high interest, appealing exercises that will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. Whole Numbers and Integers is based on a sports theme, so students use critical maths skills while learning interesting facts, such as how much can be earned collecting baseball cards or how much new tennis shoes cost.  Students will enjoy and develop an understanding about numbers and how they work. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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  10. Basic Not Boring Series: Geometry and Measurement 5-8

    The activities in Geometry & Measurement are based on an Olympic theme, so students discover interesting facts about Olympic athletes from the first Olympic runners to Michael Johnson while they learn how to solve maths problems. Students will sharpen numerous skills, including how to: identify points, lines and planes, identify and name angles, identify properties and parts of a circle, determine the circumference of circles, identify similar and congruent figures, identify congruent triangles and other polygons, recognise and define space figures, identify and use units of measurement and find perimeter, area and volume.

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  11. Basic Not Boring Series: Map Skills 6-8

    This book introduces students from middle years to map skills. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises that will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun and surprising. Students will join the hunt for a bank robber, help a lost miner find water in the desert, crack a worldwide Internet spy network and look for lost ruins. Students will enjoy and develop an understanding about maps and the way they function. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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  12. Basic Not Boring Series: Graphing Statistics & Probability 5-8

    Basic Not Boring maths skills have been developed to sharpen skills and raise achievement. There are a number of interesting adventures students can explore as they celebrate basic maths skills with graphing, statistics, and probability. Sharpening maths skills while enjoying wild adventures of extreme sport and wacky adventures. Each page invites the students to practice high interest maths, while making good use of thinking skills as they step into the world of dare devil activities and wild fun.

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