Readers Theatre for Global Explorers

Author: Doraine Bennett
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598845152
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This exciting compilation of readers theatre scripts for the 4th to 8th grade social studies classroom brings history to life via the adventures of explorers across the globe. * 20 scripts and 10 monologues encompass the lives and adventures of 45 groundbreaking explorers on every continent, underneath the sea, and in outer space * Sections of dialogue taken directly from original documents are noted with quotation marks and sources are provided * Provides a chronological, historical view of exploration from Leif Eriksson to modern space exploration * A bibliography includes both primary and secondary resources and indicates which are appropriate for children and young adults

Multi Grade Readers Theatre

Author: Charla R. Pfeffinger
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598848011
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unlike most readers theatre titles, the 36 scripts in this book introduce young readers to classic authors like Louisa May Alcott and Mark Twain while they have fun and improve their reading fluency.

Piedmont

Author: Doraine Bennett
Publisher: State Standards Pub Llc
ISBN: 9781935884118
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Describes the characteristics of the Piedmont geographic region of Virginia, looking at its various land formations and attractions.

The Explorers Club

Author: Nell Benjamin
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 0822230097
Format: PDF, Mobi
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London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman, and their bartender is terrible. True, this female candidate is brilliant, beautiful, and has discovered a legendary Lost City, but the decision to let in a woman could shake the very foundation of the British Empire, and how do you make such a decision without a decent drink? Grab your safety goggles for some very mad science involving deadly cobras, irate Irishmen and the occasional airship.

Around the World in Eighty Days

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1105107094
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Phileas Fogg bets his fortune he can travel across the globe in eighty days. But the day he leaves on his journey, the Bank of London is robbed, and Fogg is identified by the nefarious Detective Fix as the chief suspect. Fogg races against time and geography to save a princess and prove his innocence." -- cover p. [iv].

Sing Dance Shout

Author: Doraine Bennett
Publisher: Christian Focus
ISBN: 9781845506568
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Through this book we can get to know the wonderful, amazing, faithful God who deserves our praise every day. An opportunity to read some awesome stories from the Bible.

Global Pentecostalism

Author: Donald E. Miller
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520940938
Format: PDF, ePub
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How and why is Christianity's center of gravity shifting to the developing world? To understand this rapidly growing phenomenon, Donald E. Miller and Tetsunao Yamamori spent four years traveling the globe conducting extensive on-the-ground research in twenty different countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. The result is this vividly detailed book which provides the most comprehensive information available on Pentecostalism, the fastest-growing religion in the world. Rich with scenes from everyday life, the book dispel many stereotypes about this religion as they build a wide-ranging, nuanced portrait of a major new social movement.

The Book of Privileges Issued To Christopher Columbus By King Fernando and Queen Isabel 1492 1502

Author: Helen Nader
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1592446752
Format: PDF
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From the moment King Fernando and Queen Isabel sponsored Christopher Columbus's voyage, they began issuing contracts, decrees, and privileges implementing the project. Previous editions of these collected documents, known as the Book of Privileges, have been published. Yet because such editions have ordered the material as Columbus left it, use of these books has proven problematic. The Repertorium Columbianum edition presents these documents in chronological order, providing a continuous historical narrative of the monarchs' and Columbus's enterprise. (The documents also appear, separately, in Columbus's arrangement.) Superbly translated, with historical and philological commentary, this edition of the Book of Privileges is a valuable historical resource.

1421

Author: Gavin Menzies
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448154839
Format: PDF
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On 8 March 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China. The ships, some nearly five hundred feet long, were under the command of Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals. Their mission was 'to proceed all the way to the end of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas' and unite the world in Confucian harmony. Their journey would last for over two years and take them around the globe but by the time they returned home, China was beginning its long, self-imposed isolation from the world it had so recently embraced. And so the great ships were left to rot and the records of their journey were destroyed. And with them, the knowledge that the Chinese had circumnavigated the globe a century before Magellan, reached America seventy years before Columbus, and Australia three hundred and fifty years before Cook... The result of fifteen years research, 1421 is Gavin Menzies' enthralling account of the voyage of the Chinese fleet, the remarkable discoveries he made and the persuasive evidence to support them: ancient maps, precise navigational knowledge, astronomy and the surviving accounts of Chinese explorers and the later European navigators as well as the traces the fleet left behind - from sunken junks to the votive offerings left by the Chinese sailors wherever they landed, giving thanks to Shao Lin, goddess of the sea. Already hailed as a classic, this is the story of an extraordinary journey of discovery that not only radically alters our understanding of world exploration but also rewrites history itself.

40 Days of Dating

Author: Jessica Walsh
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613127154
Format: PDF, ePub
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When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story since it was launched in July 2013. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since. Note: 40 Days of Dating has a special binding that allows it to open very flat by attaching the endpapers to the inside covers.