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Insects
             Insects



Animals
             Animals



Read and Color
            Five Green Bugs


Spring Bugs Art Project
            Bug Basics


Graph Drawing Challenge Puzzle
            Bug Graph Puzzles


Color by Numbers
            Color By Number "Busy Bugs"


Very Quick Readers
     The Stick Bug (Very Quick Reader; Grade 1-2 Readability)
     Summer Lovin' Lightning Bug Style (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)


Short Readers
     Pill Bugs (Short Reader; Grade 1-3 Readability)
     Boxelder Bugs (Short Reader; Grade 4-5 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Jamal Has Big Trouble from a Bug Bite (Grades 1-3)
     Rachel Interviews Sylvia the Stick Bug (Grades 1-3)
     A Big Bug - A Monument to Diversity (Grades 3-4)
     Protect Yourself from the Food Bugs (Grades 5-7)
     Keep Bad Bugs Away (Grades 5-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Bug Off! Bizarre Bugs From Around the World (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Dave the Bug Eater (Grade 4-5)


Literature Book Units
     Horrible Harry Bugs the Three Bears (Grades 2-3)


Read and Color Books
            Robin and Rodney Red Breast
            Leaping Lizards


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Al Capone
     Ferdinand Porsche
     Henry David Thoreau
     Leo Lionni
     Matthew Henson
     Mel Blanc - the Man with 1,000 Voices
(Grades 9-12)
     Emma Thompson
     Frederick E. Church, Landscape Artist Extraordinaire
     Leonardo da Vinci, the Renaissance Multitasker

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Eating Bugs
     The Watermelon Thump
     The Wooden Egg
(Grades 3-5)
     A Frog's Eye View
     A Rosy Day
     And It Is Free!
     Anna's Sister Problem
     Attracting Birds
     Chicken and Eggs
     History of Honey
     Pigs
     Screech for a Skink
(Grades 6-8)
     A Button Day Field Trip
     Note A Republic
     Occupation: Funmaker — Steven Spielberg
     Tricia's Top-Notch Presents
     Unlucky Friday
     Wassup, Doc?

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Driven To Dream
(Grades 1-2)
     A Mosquito Bite
     A Tick Bite
     Garbage Garden
     June's Trip
     Ladybug Life Cycle
     Seven by Seven with Ladybugs
     Six by Six with Socks
     The Wetlands
     Wetlands
     Whose Valentine?
(Grades 3-5)
     A Box of Worms
     A Girl Named Claudia
     A Girl Named Claudia
     A Home for El Gaucho, Part 1
     A Little Camping Mystery
     A Long Way from Home — A Story of the Spanish American War, Part 3
     A Long, Orange Finger
     A New Friend
     Allergies
     An Aquarium from the Age of Fishes
     Apples Aren't Always Red
     Armadillos: Mammals with Armor
     Bats...Helpful or Harmful?
     Biff for President
     Birthday Present
     Bob's Big Ride
     Carl the Worm Wrangler
     Colonial Clothing
     Crustaceans
     Dangerous Products for Dogs
     Declare Germ Warfare!
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 2
     Duckling Summer
     Freddy for President
     Frogs and Toads
     Frogs
     Gary for President
     Going Batty
     Greenland Sharks
     Hayly the Arctic Hare
     How We Hear
     In Winter
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 1
     Ladybugs
     Lisa for President
     Maize
     Making a Constitution
     Manners in a Doctor's Office
     Marie's Race
     Mosquitoes
     Mosquitoes: You Can Run From Them, But You Cannot Hide
     Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
     Open Wide!
     Opossum Surprise
     Paulo's Forest
     Rachel Interviews Aaron the Desert Locust
     Rachel Interviews Baron the Brine Fly
     Rachel Interviews Bruno the Rhinoceros Beetle
     Rachel Interviews Fred the Flea
     Rachel Interviews Gene the Grasshopper
     Rachel Interviews Hasan the Hissing Cockroach
     Rachel Interviews Jimmy the Yellowjacket
     Rachel Interviews Lorna the Ladybug
     Rachel Interviews Mandy
     Rachel Interviews Molly the Mosquito
     Rachel Interviews Tad the Termite
     Rachel Interviews Wendy the Water Strider
     S-l-o-w Sloths
     Seeing Stars — The Battle of Fort McHenry, Part 1
     Seeing Stars — The Battle of Fort McHenry, Part 2
     Snifflesnort
     Soil
     Stag Beetles
     Summer in the Country
     Surprising Shrimp at the Burgess Shale
     Taking Care of the Lawn
     Teller of Secrets
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics
     The Mystery of the Missing Jewel
     Tickling Our Funny Bones with Computer Art
     Tobacco in the Americas
     Tree House Triumph
     Vanessa for President
     What are They Doing to My Food?
     ~NAME0s~ Paint Problem
(Grades 6-8)
     African Praise Poetry
     Al "Scarface" Capone
     Alyssa's Giant Pumpkin
     Amazing Water
     Apple Harvest
     Arthropods
     Banana Spiders
     Carlsbad Caverns National Park
     Cat-Scratch Disease
     Cellulitis
     Children on the Mayflower
     Cinquain
     Everglades National Park
     Everyday Crafts
     Fireflies
     Fireflies
     Five a Day
     Home Sweet Home - Life in Hooverville
     How Do Spray Cans Work?
     How Do You Make Your Popcorn?
     How Is Tabasco Sauce Made?
     How to Model an Insect Using an Orange
     How to Model an Insect Using an Orange
     Impetigo
     Life with a Chameleon
     Life with a Hedgehog
     Life with a Salamander
     Life with Creepy, Crawly Pets
     Meat Eating Plants
     Mixtures, Solutions, and Compounds
     More Gross but Edible Foods
     Native Americans of the Plateau and Great Basin Area
     Over the River, Through the Woods
     Picking the Right Pet
     Pitohuis and Ifritas
     Planting a Garden
     Recycling
     Rotavirus
     School’s Out! What Will We Do?
     Snowbiking
     Stalactites and Stalagmites
     The Fast and Fearless Life of a Jockey
     The Humorous Approach
     The Mystery of the Open Window
     The Outlaw Sheriff of Montana, Part 1
     Thomas Ponders Genetically Engineered Food
     What Is Computer Art?
     What is Hinduism?
     What Stinks? Animals that Reek
     Where Have the Bats Gone?
     Working in the Lowell Mills
     WWW: The Wonderful World of Webs
     Y2K
     Y2K
     Yuck, That's Gross!
(Grades 9-12)
     Bootleggers, Rumrunners, and Moonshine - The Business of Prohibition
     Experimenting with Electricity
     GMOs and the Environment, Part 2
     Health Care Is Important
     Just When Math Got Organized, Chaos Popped Up!
     Libraries:The Memory of Mankind
     Louis Pasteur
     Rainforest Plants
     Stephen Crane
     The History of Judaism
     The Need for Speed - The Age of Computers

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     Bee and Fly at the Baseball Game
     The Bee and the Ladybug
     Three Kind Mice
(Grades 3-5)
     Dr. Cadabra's Expedition (Part 2)
(Grades 6-8)
     The Chauffeur's Tale
(Grades 9-12)
     The Puffed Up Princess

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Dragonflies
     Mosquitoes

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     Lithuania - Geography
     Nigeria - Geography
     The Day I Touched a Lobster!


Finish the Story
     The Noise Outside the Tent (Grade 2-4)
     The Turkey Hunt (Grade 3-4)
     An Olympic Dream (Grade 3-4)
     Itchy Witchy and the Giant Pumpkins (Grade 3-4)
     The Bat House Project (Grade 3-4)
     Surviving Summer Camp (Grade 3-5)
     So Many Kinds of Scientists! (Grade 3-5)
     The Frogs and the Fish (Grade 3-5)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Chinese Zodiac or Chinese Zoo? (Grades 1-4)
     Hunting for Treasure in the Rain Forest (Grades 2-4)
     Life in the African Savanna (Grades 3-5)
     Grady Grasshopper and Archie Ant (Grades 4-6)
     Picking on the New Kid (Grades 4-12)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Dear Diary, What a Year! (Grade 2-3)
     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grade 2-4)
     Crazy Cars: Wild and Wacky Rides (Grade 3-4)
     Sleep Tight. Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite! (Grade 3-4)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     Big, Bigger, and Biggest Animals (Grade 4-5)
     Busting Bad Luck Myths (Grade 4-5)
     Meat Munching Plants (Grade 4-5)
     Showtime for Punxsutawney Phil (Grade 4-5)
     KS is for Kansas (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Goes to Summer Camp (Grade 4-6)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)


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