96 pages , PRUFROCK PRESS INC. , 2007-07-01 Powers, a book in the Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grades 6-8, continues man's search for power by looking at the multiple meaning and uses of power. The books in Prufrock's new Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kits employ a differentiated, integrated curriculum based on broad themes. This all-in-one curriculum helps teachers save planning time, ensure compliance with national standards, and most importantly, pique their students' natural excitement and interest in discovery. By participating in the wide variety of activities in the Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grades 6-8, students will discover the powers around them and gain a lifelong desire to learn. Students will learn about persuasion and discover how to prepare for and participate in a debate setting. Students also will research alternative forms of power and discover opportunities to create new sources of power. The investigation continues when students analyze the power of nature, and scrutinize and debate the power of media.