Painless Writing

Author: Jeffrey Strausser

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438007847

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 2951

Learn how to express your thoughts clearly, enliven your writing with vivid images, avoid the dull passive voice, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Painless Grammar

Author: Rebecca Elliott

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1438068255

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 296

View: 8165

Combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on email communication, editing a school paper, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Painless American Government

Author: Jeffrey Strausser

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438081205

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 6527

Titles in Barron's Painless series are designed for middle school and high school students, helping them excel in subjects they might expect to be either hopelessly boring or excruciatingly difficult. The authors are all experienced teachers, adept at winning the hearts and minds of adolescents, and skillful in adding a light, humorous touch to even the heaviest and grimmest topics. This book opens with a general description of government and a comparison of democracy as practiced by the founding fathers and how it operates in today's America. The author goes on to discuss the Constitution as our basis of government, civil liberties and civil rights, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, elections and political parties, how public policy is created and shaped, and how each citizen can become involved in the process of self-government. The book includes quizzes with answer keys.

Painless English for Speakers of Other Languages, 2nd ed.

Author: Jeffrey Strausser,Jose Paniza

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 1438083793

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 9975

Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. These books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, often employing humor, and always presenting fun-learning exercises that include puzzles, games, and challenging "Brain Tickler" problems to solve. Both ESL students and teachers of ESL courses have found this bookÕs previous edition extremely helpful, especially in the way it anticipates and answers studentsÕ most frequently asked questions about correct American English usage. The new second edition is better than ever.

Painless Junior: Writing

Author: Donna C. Oliverio M.S.

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764181245

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 164

View: 6853

(back cover) Don't be chicken. . . Learning different ways to write is fun! Travel with Sammy Octopus on a reading and writing adventure. You will learn different methods of writing so you can discover for yourself the way that works best for you. You will also learn how to revise and edit what you have written, how to make good word choices, and even to write poems.

Painless Geometry

Author: Lynette Long

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438010397

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 9540

The thought of solving theorems or postulates leaves some students quivering in their boots. . . but not anymore! This must-have guide takes the pain out of learning geometry once and for all. The author demonstrates how solving geometric problems amounts to fitting parts together to solve interesting puzzles. Students discover relationships that exist between parallel and perpendicular lines; analyze the characteristics of distinct shapes such as circles, quadrilaterals, and triangles; and learn how geometric principles can solve real-world problems. Like all titles in Barron's Painless Series, this book presents informal, student-friendly approaches to learning geometry, emphasizing interesting details, outlining potential pitfalls step by step, offering "Brain Tickler" quizzes, and more.

Painless Vocabulary

Author: Michael Greenberg

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438007786

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 314

View: 8539

This fun-filled guide to learning vocabulary replaces the fear with fun! Students will learn the meanings of new words by seeing them used in amusing contexts, find examples of vocabulary for modern technology, learn Greek and Latin word roots, track progress with challenging games, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting state standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. The authors’ main goal is to clear up confusion and pique interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which students can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble. Includes a new appendix.

Painless Reading Comprehension, 3rd edition

Author: Darolyn "Lyn" Jones, Ed.D.

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 1438068271

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

View: 7002

Reading comprehension assignments that first seem confusing become easy when students answer the author's key questions about their own reading habits. For example: "What can kids do to warm up their brains before starting to read?" and "How can they keep the facts they read in their head?" The author offers interesting answers to these and many more questions. Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover most subjects taught on middle school and high school levels, and are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in some cases, just plain boring. Painless Series authors, all of them experienced educators, are experts at clearing up aspects of their subjects that students are likely to find confusing. These books also perk up students' interest by emphasizing the attention-catching ways in which the subjects can be put to practical use. Most Painless Series titles take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, and all of them present fun-to-solve challenges with puzzles, games, and "Brain Tickler" problems. Although Painless Series titles are written primarily for middle school and high school students, older students and adults who need to refresh their skills will also find these books extremely helpful.

Painless Algebra

Author: Lynette Long

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764181184

Category: Mathematics

Page: 100

View: 2798

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Painless Poetry

Author: Mary Elizabeth

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764145919

Category: Poetry

Page: 368

View: 3038

Kids who are convinced that they hate poetry or think it's dull and difficult, are likely to change their opinions when they open this book. Using examples that range from exciting, well-told stories that grip the imagination to song lyrics and slam poetry, the author shows that there is more to poetry than many imagine. This revised and updated edition guides middle school and high school students through poetry created for many purposes and written in many forms, and offers insights, guidelines, and techniques to enable students to read and evaluate poems, as well as to write original poetry. Titles in Barron's Painless series cover a wide range of subjects taught in middle school and high school, presenting each subject in a student-friendly format, and demonstrating that learning can be exciting and mind-expanding.

Painless American History

Author: Curt Lader

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764142314

Category: History

Page: 298

View: 9349

With a narrative style designed for students, this study guide covers major events in American history from ancient times to the present, with timelines and ideas for Internet projects.

Painless Study Techniques

Author: Michael Greenberg

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764140594

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 8737

Suggests ways to stop procrastinating and advice on how to approach such difficult subjects as foreign language textbooks and essay exams.

Painless

Author: Derek Ciccone

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 160844094X

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

View: 8987

When Billy Harper, trying to pick up the pieces of his shattered life, rents a cottage in New Canaan, Connecticut, from Chuck and Beth Whitcomb, he meets their four-year-old daughter, Carolyn. As she thaws his frozen heart, he begins to realize there is something strange about her, something that draws the attention of a rogue military organization called Operation Anesthesia.

Painless Pre-Algebra

Author: Amy Stahl

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764145889

Category: Mathematics

Page: 254

View: 1982

Presents a guide to pre-algebra using word problems and number puzzles, and includes easy-to-utilize methods for solving equations and examples of using pre-algebra in everyday life.

Painless

Author: S. A. Harazin

Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company

ISBN: 0807562904

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 789

David has congenital insensitivity to pain with anhydrosis—or CIPA for short. One of only a handful of people in the world who suffer from CIPA, David can't do the things every teenager does. He might accidentally break a limb and not know it. If he stands too close to a campfire, he could burn his skin and never feel it. When David's legal guardian tells him that he needs to move into an assisted living facility, David is determined to prove him wrong. He creates a bucket list, meets a girl with her own wish list, and then sets out to find the parents who abandoned him years ago. All David wants to do is grow old, beat the odds, find love, travel the world, and see something spectacular. While he still can.

Painless Fractions

Author: Alyece Cummings

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438000008

Category: Mathematics

Page: 264

View: 6640

This book shows students how to play many different fascinating numbers games, such as Dazzling Division of fractions, which makes numbers grow larger when they are divided! Painless Fractions is filled with intriguing “Brain Ticklers” and complemented with humorous illustrations. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover most subjects taught on middle school and high school levels, and are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing—or in some cases, just plain boring. Painless Series authors, all of them experienced educators, are experts at clearing up aspects of their subjects that students are likely to find confusing. These books also perk up students’ interest by emphasizing the attention-catching ways in which the subjects can be put to practical use. Most Painless Series titles take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, and all of them present fun-to-solve challenges with puzzles, games, and “Brain Tickler” problems. Although Painless Series titles are written primarily for middle school and high school students, older students and adults who need to refresh their skills will also find these books extremely helpful. NEW BONUS FEATURE: Printed inside each new title is a code that gives kids FREE access to subject-related apps. They’re arcade games themed to match each book’s Painless subject. The apps can be downloaded on any iPhone, iTouch, iPad, or Android device.

Painless Earth Science

Author: Edward J. Denecke

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764146015

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 4793

Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting state standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring, and may need a little extra help. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, often employing humor, and always presenting fun-learning exercises that include puzzles, games, and challenging "Brain Tickler" problems to solve. This title describes the exciting revolution in our understanding of Earth's processes and changes, focusing on movement of tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and much more.

Painless Pregnancy

Author: Parvesh Handa

Publisher: Vij Books India Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9382573100

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 234

View: 3334

The birth of a baby is a very special event in the life of a woman. Unfortunately, not all the women are educated to prepare themselves for this special occasion. Sometimes fear of pregnancy, its painful effects and other related issues play heavily on the mind of some expectant mothers which makes the whole process from getting pregnant till the actual birth of a baby look horrifying. The book ‘Painless Pregnancy’ by Parvesh Handa would educate all those women going to be mothers for the first time and provide a practical guide to painless childbirth. Care has been taken to help expecting mothers and their partners to learn what they need to make good decisions, adopt techniques for a painless pregnancy and pleasant childbearing period. This book would enhance relationship between expecting mother and her companion gain the information, skill, confidence and active participation in their own care. The birth process follows three stages of pregnancy followed by labour and delivery of a child. All these stages have been very aptly elucidated in the book and precautions to be observed have been described. The book has been written in a very easy to understand language and supported by illustrations where necessary. The will appeal to all those planning to have their first child and help them make the whole period very memorable and painless.

Painless

The Story of Samantha Smith #3

Author: Devon Hartford

Publisher: Devon Hartford

ISBN: 0989769755

Category: Fiction

Page: 425

View: 4528

At last! The exciting, steamy, action packed conclusion to the Story of Samantha Smith! PAINLESS follows Samantha through the remainder of her first year in college at sunny San Diego University. Oh, and what about that hot hunk Christos Manos? When we last left him, his life balanced on the brink of disaster. What is going to happen to him? You’ll have to read PAINLESS to find out! Find out what happens to Samantha, Christos, Romeo, Kamiko, Madison, Jake, and everyone else in PAINLESS, the third and final volume of the series! This book is full of surprises!! WARNING!! Once again, the steam factor in PAINLESS is much higher than in FEARLESS (book 1), but similar to RECKLESS (book 2).

Painless Spelling

Author: Mary Elizabeth

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1438083122

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 880

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