Great Expectations - Ober - Level 7


Author: N.A
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
ISBN: 9788125022992
Category:
Page: 152
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Great Expectations (1861), one of Dickens s later novels is more mature and serious than his earlier works and less harsh and critical of Victorian society that Dickens is known to caricature. This novel, whose hero Pip is an orphan, reads more like a detective story. The story opens with little Pip meeting an escaped convict in the churchyard on a cold December evening in an almost surreal setting. As the story unfolds, we find Pip asked to wait upon a strange old lady, Miss Havisham, and becoming infatuated with her beautiful ward, Estella. Soon thereafter, Pip inherits a handsome property left to him by an unknown benefactor. He leaves for London, soon forgets his childhood friends and leads a life of leisure. After Pip s twenty-fifth birthday, his benefactor makes himself known and Pip realises the irony of his good fortune. With the unravelling of his own position, Pip grows in moral stature. Great Expectations is the story of Pip s coming of age.

Treasure Island - Ober - Level 4


Author: N.A
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
ISBN: 9788125020929
Category:
Page: 120
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The Orient Blackswan Easy Readers introduce the child to the enchanting world of reading which encouraging him/her to read with little or no external help. These beautifully-illustrated books are carefully graded into seven levels. The series begins at Level 1 and is meant for beginners at the age group of 5 to 7 years. The other levels are: Level 2: 6-8 years, Level 3: 7-9 years, Level 4: 9-10 years, Level 5: 10-12 years, Level 6: 11-14 years and Level 7: 15 years and above. This careful grading is based on age-appropriate vocabulary and structure which enables the reader to progress through the successive levels. The current titles mainly include the classics and titles that suit modern tastes and interests.

Four Stories From Shakespeare - Ober - Level 4


Author: N.A
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
ISBN: 9788125020295
Category:
Page: 96
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The Orient Blackswan Easy Readers introduce the child to the enchanting world of reading which encouraging him/her to read with little or no external help. These beautifully-illustrated books are carefully graded into seven levels. The series begins at Level 1 and is meant for beginners at the age group of 5 to 7 years. The other levels are: Level 2: 6-8 years, Level 3: 7-9 years, Level 4: 9-10 years, Level 5: 10-12 years, Level 6: 11-14 years and Level 7: 15 years and above. This careful grading is based on age-appropriate vocabulary and structure which enables the reader to progress through the successive levels. The current titles mainly include the classics and titles that suit modern tastes and interests.

Call Of The Wild, The - Ober - Level 5


Author: N.A
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
ISBN: 9788125019954
Category:
Page: 68
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The Call of the Wild (1905), considered a classic, is a story of survival and grid. It is the enduring tale of Buck, the half sheepdog, stolen from his comfortable Californian home to work as a sledge dog in the Northland. London creates an imaginative natural universe, where the main character, the dog Buck behaves and thinks with rational dog-logic.

Happy Man'S Shirt And Other Short Plays, The - Ober - Level 4


Author: N.A
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
ISBN: 9788125020301
Category:
Page: 60
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This collection of short plays is an adaptation of traditional stories from around the world. The stories have been selected not only because they have remained favourites over time but also for their creative possibilities in terms of reading aloud, elocution and drama. The happy man's shirt is a story from Europe. From Greece we have the tales of Hercules and the cart-driver, Mercury and the woodcutter and Philemon and Baucis. The paper-maker, a story from China, tells us how the festival of lanterns began. And from Arabia we have the story of The two brothers.

Great Expectations


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publ
ISBN: 9781602918122
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 88
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Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classics will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience.Pip is headed for an apprenticeship at the blacksmith's forge. Then an anonymous donor appears, and sends Pip to London to live as a gentleman. Pip is sure he knows the identity of his secret benefactor. He couldn't be more surprised when he finds that he's been mistaken all along.

Implementation

How Great Expectations in Washington are Dashed in Oakland : Or, why It's Amazing that Federal Programs Work at All, this Being a Saga of the Economic Development Administration as Told by Two Sympathetic Observers who Seek to Build Morals on a Foundation of Ruined Hopes
Author: Jeffrey L. Pressman,Aaron B. Wildavsky
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520053311
Category: History
Page: 281
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Three substantial new chapters and a new preface in this third edition explore and elaborate the relationship between the evaluation of programs and the study of their implementation. The authors suggest that tendencies to assimilate the two should be resisted. Evaluation should retain its enlightenment function while the study of implementation should strengthen its focus on learning.

Mister Pip


Author: Lloyd Jones
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459616359
Category: Authors, New Zealand
Page: 276
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Lloyd Jones' new novel is set mainly in a small village on Bougainville, a country torn apart by civil war. Matilda attends the school set up by Mr Watts, the only white man on the island. By his own admission he's not much of a teacher and proceeds to educate the children by reading them Great Expectations. Matilda falls in love with the novel, strongly identifying with Pip. The promise of the next chapter is what keeps her going; Pip's story protects her from the horror of what is happening around her - helicopters menacing the skies above the village and rebel raids on the ground. When the rebels visit the village searching for any remaining men to join their cause, they discover the name Pip written in the sand and instigate a search for him. When Pip can't be found the soldiers destroy the book. Mr Watts then encourages the children to retell the story from their memories. Then when the rebels invade the village, the teacher tells them a story which lasts seven nights, about a boy named Pip, and a convict . . .

Great Expectations

The Graphic Novel
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Classical Comics, Limited
ISBN: 9781906332099
Category: Fiction
Page: 160
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Charles Dickens' tale of Pip, Miss Havisham and the spiteful Estella is retold here with fresh enthusiasm contained within Victorian ambience.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Author: Stephen R. Covey
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1633533107
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 393
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Stephen R. Covey's the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Interactive Edition explains through infographics, videos and excerpts of teachings the philosophy that has revolutionized life management. For 25 years, Stephen R. Covey’s step-by-step lessons have helped millions from all walks of life lead successful and satisfying lives. A new condensed and transformed interactive edition of Stephen R. Covey’s most famous work, supported with videos, explanatory infographics, self-tests and more, is here to continue those valuable lessons.

Becoming a Dad

The First Three Years
Author: John C. Carr
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402756306
Category: Art
Page: 200
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Guides prospective fathers in parenting from pregnancy to the third year, providing advice for practical and emotional challenges, pinpointing developmental milestones, and detailing the role of a father in a child's life.

High Expectations Teaching

How We Persuade Students to Believe and Act on "Smart Is Something You Can Get"
Author: Jon Saphier
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506356818
Category: Education
Page: 248
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The myth of fixed intelligence debunked For all the productive conversation around “mindsets,” what’s missing are the details of how to convince our discouraged and underperforming students that “smart is something you can get.” Until now. With the publication of High-Expectations Teaching, Jon Saphier reveals once and for all evidence that the bell curve of ability is plain wrong—that ability is something that can be grown significantly if we can first help students to believe in themselves. In drill-down detail, Saphier provides an instructional playbook for increasing student confidence and agency in the daily flow of classroom life: Powerful strategies for attribution retraining, organized around 50 Ways to Get Students to Believe in Themselves Concrete examples, scripts, and classroom structures and routines for empowering student agency and choice Dozens of accompanying videos showing high-expectations strategies in action All children in all schools, regardless of income or social class, will benefit from the strategies in this book. But for children of poverty and children of color, our proficiency with these skills is essential . . . in many ways life saving. Jon Saphier challenges us all—educators, students, and parents—to get started today. About Jon Saphier The author of nine books, including The Skillful Teacher, Jon Saphier is founder and president of Research for Better Teaching, Inc. (RBT), a professional development organization dedicated since 1979 to improving classroom teaching and school leadership throughout the United States and internationally.

Sketches by Boz

Illustrative of Every-day Life, and Every-day People : the Second Series : Complete in One Volume
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: London (England)
Page: 377
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High Output Management


Author: Andrew S. Grove
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 110197236X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. Born of Grove’s experiences at one of America’s leading technology companies, this legendary management book is a Silicon Valley staple, equally appropriate for sales managers, accountants, consultants, and teachers, as well as CEOs and startup founders. Grove covers techniques for creating highly productive teams, demonstrating methods of motivation that lead to peak performance—throughout, High Output Management is a practical handbook for navigating real-life business scenarios and a powerful management manifesto with the ability to revolutionize the way we work. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Mind Over Mind

The Surprising Power of Expectations
Author: Chris Berdik
Publisher: Current
ISBN: 1591846579
Category: PSYCHOLOGY
Page: 274
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We all know expectations matter - in school, in sports, in the stock market. From a healing placebo to a run on the bank, hints of their self-fulfilling potential have been observed for years. But we've never fully understood why. Journalist Chris Berdik offers a captivating look at the frontiers of expectations research, revealing how our brains work in the future tense and how our assumptions - about the next few milliseconds or the next few years - bend reality. We learn how placebo calories can fill us up, how fake surgery can sometimes work better than real surgery, and how even imaginary power can be corrupting. We meet scientists who have found that wearing taller and more attractive avatars in a virtual world boosts confidence in real life, gambling addicts whose brains make losing feel like winning, and coaches who put blurry glasses on athletes to lift them out of slumps. Drawing on psychology, neuroscience, history, and fascinating true stories of expectations in action, Mind Over Mindoffers a spirited journey into one of the most exciting areas of brain research today. 'Explores the far-reaching influence of expectations - and reveals how you can use them to your advantage.' O, The Oprah Magazine 'Berdik delivers an optimistic message with a convincing punch- Understanding the power of imagination can challenge our assumptions about what it means to be human and liberate us from they tyranny of self-fulfilling prophecies.' Collin Ellard, author, You Are Here, and director of the Research Laboratory for Immersive Virtual Environments at the University of Waterloo 'This is a delightful book- a mindbending survey of what scientists are beginning to learn about the remarkable powers of the imagination. Fascinating, illuminating, and full of surprises, Mind Over Mindwill forever change the way you think - about the way you think.' Toby Lester, author, Da Vinci's Ghostand The Fourth Part of the World

Great Expectations

Marriage and Divorce in Post-Victorian America
Author: Elaine Tyler May
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226511702
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 208
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During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the divorce rate in the United States rose by a staggering 2,000 percent. To understand this dramatic rise, Elaine Tyler May studied over one thousand detailed divorce cases. She found that contrary to common assumptions, divorce was not simply a by-product of women's increasing economic and sexual independence, or a rebellion against marriage. Rather, thwarted hopes for fulfillment in the public sphere drove both men and women to wed at a greater rate and to bring higher expectations to their marriages.

Moon Over Manifest


Author: Clare Vanderpool
Publisher: Yearling
ISBN: 0375858296
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 351
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Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.

Essential Questions

Opening Doors to Student Understanding
Author: Jay McTighe,Grant Wiggins
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416615709
Category: Education
Page: 119
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What are "essential questions," and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What's so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are used to stimulate students' discussions and promote a deeper understanding of the content. Whether you are an Understanding by Design (UbD) devotee or are searching for ways to address standards--local or Common Core State Standards--in an engaging way, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins provide practical guidance on how to design, initiate, and embed inquiry-based teaching and learning in your classroom. Offering dozens of examples, the authors explore the usefulness of EQs in all K-12 content areas, including skill-based areas such as math, PE, language instruction, and arts education. As an important element of their backward design approach to designing curriculum, instruction, and assessment, the authors *Give a comprehensive explanation of why EQs are so important; *Explore seven defining characteristics of EQs; *Distinguish between topical and overarching questions and their uses; *Outline the rationale for using EQs as the focal point in creating units of study; and *Show how to create effective EQs, working from sources including standards, desired understandings, and student misconceptions. Using essential questions can be challenging--for both teachers and students--and this book provides guidance through practical and proven processes, as well as suggested "response strategies" to encourage student engagement. Finally, you will learn how to create a culture of inquiry so that all members of the educational community--students, teachers, and administrators--benefit from the increased rigor and deepened understanding that emerge when essential questions become a guiding force for learners of all ages.