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Putting the WOW Back in the Classroom
Now Available! Focus on Writing: Making Craft Fun
A very out of the box examination of strategies for teaching writing in the classroom.
A new book from Max Ray and Dr. Bill Van Dyke. This book explores the work of Jesus as the ultimate fulfillment of Jubilee. The authors also examine how legalism has diminished the restoration movement plea of New Testament Christianity. $12.99 Retail. Print. $4.99 Kindle Version
The Search for Truth-Keith Pruitt's 10th book
This book contains a series of questions and answers first posted on Facebook. In this book, the author will expand the answers in a search for the truth found in God's word. Traditional teachings can often take on the aire of authenticity; when we fail to question the source, we open up the grounds for false teachings to creep into the church. In this study, Keith Pruitt wishes to examine popular teachings among those in the churches of Christ to see what the scriptures actually teach regarding these matters. The open discussion/study method is employed allowing for a very thorough examination of truth. $8.99 Retail. Print. $3.99 Kindle Version
Making Magic in the Middle, Vols. 1 and 2
Motivating Adolescent Readers Using Fluency and Prosody Instruction is written by Dr. Marta Whittington and details methods of instruction that may be used in teaching fluency and prosody to adolescent readers. The book not only deals with the research giving the strategies firm footing, but also delivers powerful strategies teachers may instantly use in the classroom complete with multiple websites. $8.59 Retail. Kindle Version available.
Teaching for Academic Success by Targeting Vocabulary Instruction., written by Keith Pruitt, the book is based on the 8 step methodology Pruitt developed for teaching academic language in the classroom and is based on the very popular presentation that has been presented around the country. Now available at Amazon.com in both print and Kindle version. The print version is $6.99 and the Kindle version is $1.99.
Sharpshooter: The Life and Times of Tilman Manus
The story of Tilman Manus is compelling. Born in the middle Tennessee hills in 1835 when Andrew Jackson was President, he learned early the meaning of hard work. Leaving Cannon Country to transport the Wallace family to Shreveport, Tilman and Uncle James decide to seek a future in the fertile Mississippi River land of Union County, Illinois. An eyewitness to some of the greatest events of history, Manus attended a Lincoln-Douglas debate, fought for the Union in the Civil War under Grant, helped lay the tracks for the railroad, and was a farmer who found the secret of a long life in simple living. Nearing the age of 106, Tilman lived to see the Roosevelt New Deal and the great depression. He was a remarkable man and quite the storyteller. In this historical fiction novel, Keith Pruitt, a kinsman, relates the remarkable nature of a bygone era. Available at Amazon.com retail price $8.99 Kindle version $3.99
Building Meaning Through Words, K, A, B
Contains 16 complete lessons based on popular Read Aloud selections (not included). Teachers will have an affordable and systematic tool for teaching vocabulary. Contains words, explanations, method, puzzles, graphic organizers, and assessment. Available exclusively from CreateSpace, Words of Wisdom, or through Amazon.com. 16.99
It's All About Words is the 3rd edition, revised complete with word lists, websites, and much more. This is the book that explains the researched based method of teaching vocabulary taught all over the nation. Pruitt also examines best practices in the classroom and what we should not continue to do if we wish to get good results.
The Words is to help create schema containing 300 original pictures and words from vocabulary tiers 2 and 3. This book is like a catalog and your students will love working with the pictures. Photographed by Keith and Rebekka Pruitt. Plenty of white space to work with the words with sentences, explanations, etc.
The Zoo is Vol. 2 of our continuing series to help develop schema containing 244 animal pictures taken from around the country. Photographed by Keith and Rebekka Pruitt. This large volume has plenty of room to work with words.
The World is Vol. 3 of our continuing series to help develop schema containing some 322 pictures from daily life. Photographed by Keith and Rebekka Pruitt, this book contains all original photographs with plenty of room to work with the words.
The Letter of Christian Liberty: Studies in Galatians by Ken Green- Available for $15.99 from Amazon.com. Now also available in Kindle Version $6.99. This sizable study contains essays on each verse of the Galatian epistle and is well referenced. Green has done a remarkable job of making this book so understandable as he writes about Paul’s instructions regarding salvation by grace apart from the works of the Law.
Max Ray's book examining the method by which we understand the scriptures. Is the Command, Example, Necessary Inference how God wishes for us to establish biblical authority or should we read the bible as story. A compelling book. Available at Amazon.com in both print ($16.59) or Kindle ($6.99) versions.