The ABC Quick Check

NHTSA Bibliography: ABC Quick Check. (n.d.). Retrieved 2015, from http://search.usa.gov/search?utf8=✓&affiliate=dot-nhtsa&query=ABC quick check&searchCommit=Search Flesch–Kincaid 3.9 Description The text is a page in length (Which could be turned into a poster for class) guide describing how to check a bike to assure it is in working order before use.  It goes over the basics, and is not […]

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One Hundred Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know: Math Explains Your World

Barrow, John D. Barrow, J. (2009). 100 essential things you didn’t know you didn’t know: Math explains your world. New York: W.W. Norton &. Flesch–Kincaid 7.8 Description John D. Barrow begins the book by emphasizing the presence of math all around us and encouraging the reader to use the book to become more aware of […]

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The Math Instinct

Devlin, Keith Devlin, K. (2005). The math instinct: Why you’re a mathematical genius (along with lobsters, birds, cats and dogs). New York, N.Y.: Thunder’s Mouth Press. Flesch–Kincaid 9.1 Description Keith Delvin begins the book by referencing studies showing that babies as young as four months old understand the basics of addition and subtraction. From these […]

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A Perfectly Fitted Bicycle Helmet

Virginia Department of Health Bibliography: Virginia Department of Health. (n.d). A Perfectly Fitted Bicycle Helmet [Brochure].  Publisher: Reprographic and Design. www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/prevention/   Flesch–Kincaid 4.1 Description This text is a informational pamphlet that was created by the Virginia Department of Health specifically for helmet safety. I received it when I was learning how to teach bicycling in the […]

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Drug Abuse and prevention

Drug Abuse and prevention Overview This text-set is composed of ten items related to the topic of drug abuse and its associated negative effects. Its intended use is to expand learning and differentiate instruction by complementing the traditional textbook with further reading selections related to the topic of drug abuse. This set of texts encompasses […]

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Two-Wheeled Steed

Two-Wheeled Steed Overview A seventh grade physical education class is the target audience for this text set.The text set of the Two-Wheeled Steed is focused on bicycle safety. The information includes how to properly fit a helmet, checking main bike components before a ride, road rules, bunny hop, quick stop, bike parts, and mechanical adjustments for […]

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Dancing Home

Ada, Alma Flor Publication date: 2011 Publisher: Atheneum Book, New York Flesch–Kincaid 5.7 Description This is a fiction book about Margie and Lupe are two cousins living in different countries. Both have Mexican parents but Margie being born in the United States is proud to be American and always tries to fit at school. When […]

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The shining

King, Steven Publication date:June 26, 2012 Publisher: Mass Market Paperback Flesch–Kincaid 9.2 Description The Shining is a Steven King novel about a young boy, his mother, and his father. They are watching a ski lodge up on a mountain all by themselves. As time passes the father possessed either by ghost or by madness attempts to […]

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