New VITAL Materials

New arrivals added to our VITAL Materials in the last 7 days

View all on one page

Sign up for new VITAL Materials emails

Title Date addedsort icon
The complete book of maps & geography. Grades 3-6. by

The complete book of maps & geography. Grades 3-6.

"Step-by-step map skill building ; state, regional, and global geography ; comprehensive review pages ; hand-on activities"--Cover.

Jul 22, 2014
Painless speaking by Mary Elizabeth (Mary Elizabeth Podhaizer)

Painless speaking

Discusses oral communication from the mechanics of speaking, through effects of culture, to conversational speech, reading alone or aloud, memorized or extemporaneous speaking, and more.

Jul 22, 2014
Painless reading comprehension by Jones, Darolyn.

Painless reading comprehension

"This book--for junior and senior high school students--asks students meaningful questions about their reading preferences and difficulties and helps them discover what type of reader they are and how to improve overall comprehension. Guided by the author, who is an experienced teacher, students will gain important and useful techniques and exercises to learn how to read with ease, and to comprehend what they are reading. Most important, they discover how to transform a once-arduous task into a

Jul 22, 2014
On-the-job math mysteries - real-life math from exciting careers by Tyler, Marya Washington.

On-the-job math mysteries - real-life math from exciting careers

"The math problems are tied to NCTM standards, and students will use skills such as selecting an operation, determining place value, using fractions and decimals, working with geometry, applying measurement skills, estimating, and recording and analyzing data to solve them."--Pg.4 of cover.

Jul 22, 2014
The nonfiction now lesson bank, grades 4-8 - strategies & routines for higher-level comprehension in the content areas by Akhavan, Nancy L., author.

The nonfiction now lesson bank, grades 4-8 - strategies & routines for higher-level comprehension in the content areas

Jul 22, 2014
More stories to solve - fifteen folktales from around the world by Shannon, George.

More stories to solve - fifteen folktales from around the world

Fifteen brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented.

Jul 22, 2014
Math stories for problem solving success - ready-to-use activities based on real-life situations, grades 6-12 by Overholt, James L.

Math stories for problem solving success - ready-to-use activities based on real-life situations, grades 6-12

This second edition offers updated true-to-life situations designed to motivate teenagers to use math skills for solving everyday problems. It features short stories followed by sets of problems related to the stories that are correlated to the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.--[book cover].

Jul 22, 2014
Math projects by Stulgis-Blalock, Joyce A.

Math projects

"Math projects correlates to NCTM standards and specific math concepts, helping teachers to coordinate exciting group and individual projects for their students"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2014
The math of homes and other buildings by Martin, Hope.

The math of homes and other buildings

Jul 22, 2014
Mastering grammar by Muschla, Gary Robert.

Mastering grammar

Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for students grades 6-8 to expand their grammar and vocabulary skills.

Jul 22, 2014
The ins and outs of prepositions by Yates, Jean.

The ins and outs of prepositions

Jul 22, 2014
Fireworks & festivals- U.S. holidays and culture for English language learners. by Fues, Gretchen.

Fireworks & festivals- U.S. holidays and culture for English language learners.

Jul 22, 2014
Stories to solve - folktales from around the world by Shannon, George.

Stories to solve - folktales from around the world

Brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented.

Jul 22, 2014
True lies - 18 tales for you to judge by Shannon, George.

True lies - 18 tales for you to judge

Presents a collection of eighteen brief folktales in which the reader is asked to explain how the folk character lied and told the truth at the same time.

Jul 22, 2014
Real-world math by Rhodes, Genene.

Real-world math

Gives the teacher workbook materials to help students relate their math skills to the problems they will encounter in adult life, such as personal budgeting, major purchases, figuring discounts, balancing a checkbook, etc.

Jul 22, 2014