Teacher Created Materials (TCM) has spent over 40 years making learning more fun and effective by capturing students’ attention with innovative and imaginative products. TCM has become known and trusted by educators for providing materials that empower students to become lifelong learners. All TCM books are leveled by Lexile® and Fountas and Pinnell.
How can TCM help you support your students?
TCM ignites students’ desire to solve real-world problems through hands-on STEAM challenges created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. This series features high-interest leveled readers and career advice from Smithsonian staff working in STEAM professions.
This opportunity to design, fail, redesign, and improve helps learners build a set of invaluable life skills. It is so exciting to see students developing and refining these skills over time. These young students will be the people who change the world as we know it. It is our job to provide them with the skills to do so!
— Sally Creel, Ed.D, STEM & Innovation Supervisor, Professional Development Consultant
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Grades K-5 • Available in English and Spanish
Featuring content from TIME FOR KIDS®, these dynamic nonfiction books are designed to keep both gifted and striving readers engaged. Perfect for hi-lo projects and improving reading skills, this series features trios of leveled books.
These leveled [books] entertain while filling a curricular need. Conversational text and absorbing layouts with plenty of sidebars, questions to consider, facts, graphics, and color photos will entice even the most reluctant of readers.
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Engage middle school students to develop their higher order thinking skills and vocabulary with relevant, age-appropriate topics featuring TIME content. Each book includes special features, including Think Link, Dig Deeper! and Try It, to prepare students for college and career readiness.
This series of leveled readers is written with the middle school student in mind. These short paperbacks...[provide] resources for students to explore, a problem-solving activity, and a reader’s guide... Fact boxes throughout support the text with interesting information that will engage readers.
— School Library Connection
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Grades K-5 • Available in
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Grades K-3 • Available in
Develop confidence in emergent readers while they learn to recognize the most frequently used words in multiple contexts with these fun, colorful books featuring rebus pictures. These books focus on Fry’s First 100 Words, so students can practice reading while developing vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills.
I love that the books are nonfiction and that my students can read them independently. The topics are kid-friendly and cover all content areas.
– Kindergarten Teacher, Texas