Woodcock

Author: John Alden Knight

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447489306

Category: Nature

Page: 198

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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A Fall of Woodcock

A Season's Worth of Tales on Hunting a Most Elusive Little Game Bird

Author: Tom Huggler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1629149446

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 242

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“A fall of woodcock into a covert you have either chosen or to which you have been directed is a magic all its own,” Tom Huggler writes in this book devoted to the woodcock and to those who await the return to their favorite coverts each autumn. This book, with a new introduction by Charley Waterman, casts a similar spell as it chronicles Tom’s travels to New England, the Maritimes, Maine, Louisiana, then back to his beloved Michigan in search of a better understanding of the woodcock, and finally, a better understanding of himself. Like the annual migratory flights of the woodcock, A Fall of Woodcock follows no particular line, but rather meanders along the main currents and causeways of Huggler’s life, dropping down here and there in places that both sustain it and give it meaning. It covers his early hunting years, old friends and new ones, four-legged partners, woodcock researchers, and a visit with H. G. “Tap” Tapply. Huggler also traces his evolution from a run-and-gun birder to a slower but surer hunter who sets his own pace and his own bag limits. Those familiar with the magic and mystery of the American woodcock are sure to find a kindred spirit here. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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Woodcock-Johnson IV

Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies

Author: Nancy Mather,Lynne E. Jaffe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118860748

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

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Woodcock-Johnson® IV: Recommendations and Strategies is a guide to understanding and working with the new edition of the W-J®-IV battery, one of the most highly regarded instruments for measuring cognitive ability, oral language skill, and achievement. Written specifically for educators, school psychologists, and clinical psychology professionals, this guide provides a wide variety of educational resources, along with summaries of proven methods and techniques for implementing examiner recommendations. In addition to a clear, concise overview of the use and interpretation of the W-J®-IV, readers gain access to customizable summaries of methods and techniques that are frequently included in the recommendations or diagnostic sections of reports. These summaries may be attached to a report so that teachers, educational therapists, or parents are encouraged to implement the recommended procedures. Woodcock-Johnson® IV: Recommendations and Strategies provide practical, step-by-step instructions for developing evidence-based and RTI-based educational recommendations and reports. Inside, you'll find: Educational recommendations for language, reading, mathematics, memory, attention, and behavior management Strategies for creating measurable goals and objectives based on W-J®-IV results Suggestions for discussing score summaries with parents and family members Customizable technique summaries for use in reporting and record-keeping In addition to comprehensive explanations and recommendations, the CD included with this book provides customizable spreadsheets, worksheets, and report-writing templates that make it easy to work with the new W-J®-IV right away. Woodcock-Johnson® IV: Recommendations and Strategiesis a must-have resource for psychologists, educators, clinicians, and diagnosticians who work with people from age two and up.
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Woodcock-Johnson III

Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies

Author: Nancy Mather,Lynne E. Jaffe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471419990

Category: Education

Page: 516

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A one–of–a–kind resource for evaluators using the Woodcock–Johnson III The Woodcock–Johnson III is one of the most widely used instruments for assessing both cognitive abilities and achievement in children and adolescents. Woodcock–Johnson III: Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies is the only reference to provide valuable guidelines for preparing useful recommendations and writing effective, descriptive psychological and educational reports based on WJ III scores, tasks analysis, and error patterns. Featuring the most up–to–date information available on the WJ III, this essential resource offers an overview of the WJ III scores and interpretive information, along with a review of the clusters, and tests. Numerous examples of diagnostic reports that depict a variety of common student learning problems are included, illustrating applications of the WJ III in both educational and clinical settings. Drs. Nancy Mather and Lynne Jaffe also provide a wide variety of educational recommendations, along with summaries of proven methods and techniques for implementing successful examiner recommendations, which can easily be attached to a report. WJ III examiners will find this volume invaluable in preparing psychoeducational reports about children′s abilities, and teachers and educational therapists will find it helpful in converting recommendations into measurable goals and objectives for monitoring students′ progress.
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Combat Master - Sid Woodcock and Detonics

Author: Allen Chinn

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1105480763

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 134

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If I told you that there was a person that was one of the early 1940s OSS (Office of Strategic Services) operatives and later worked under contract for the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), Atomic Energy Commission, Department of Defense, FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), Secret Service and the Department of Justice; trained at Shaolin during World War II, trained at the Kodokan in Japan after World War II, was a Grandmaster of Chin Na, 8th Degree Black Belt in Shinobi, instructor of units from the U.S. Army Special Forces and U.S. Navy Seal Teams, taught Bruce Lee joint locking techniques; an expert in firearms and explosives, and a watch maker you would think I was crazy or a liar. Sid was all of these things and more. This book is my memoir of my friend Sid Woodcock and Detonics the gun company he made famous. Sid's background insured that the Detonics Combat Master was a pistol fit for impossible missions. Sid and the pistol that he made famous were indeed Combat Masters.
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Sky Dance of the Woodcock

The Habits and Habitats of a Strange Little Bird

Author: Greg Hoch

Publisher: Bureau Oak Book

ISBN: 1609386272

Category: Nature

Page: 196

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Woodcock are one of the oddest birds in North America. They are a shorebird that got lost and ended up in the scrubby parts of the forest, and look like they were put together with the leftover parts of other birds. Oddities aside, each spring they rise to great beauty with their sky dance at dusk. Greg Hoch combines natural history, land management, scientific knowledge, and personal observation to examine this little game bird. Woodcock have a complex life history and the management of their habitat is also complex. The health of this bird can be considered a key indicator of what good forests look like.
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