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Short Readers
     Why Is New York City Called "The Big Apple"? (Short Reader; Grade 5-7 Readability)
     Avery Island, Louisiana, Also Known As "Bird City" (Short Reader; Grade 7-9 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Welcome to Crescent City
     The Cleanest Boy in Mill City (Grades 1-3)
     Countries, States, Cities, and Towns (Grades 3-4)
     Summer in the City (Grades 3-4)
     Growing Cities (Grades 4-5)
     Cities, Plains - Middle Atlantic Region (Grades 4-6)
     Savannah, Georgia: A City of Firsts (Grades 5-7)
     City Life (Grades 5-8)
     Virginia City - A Boom Town (Grades 6-8)
     How an Olympic City is Chosen (Grades 6-8)
     Experience the Renaissance in Vatican City (Grades 6-8)
     Huntsville, Alabama, The Rocket City (Grades 6-8)
     Mt. Vesuvius and the City of Pompeii (Grades 7-9)
     American Terrorist - The Oklahoma City Bombing (Grades 7-9)
     City Manager (Grades 9-12)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Machu Picchu: The City in the Clouds (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)


Literature Book Units
     The City of Ember (Grades 4-8)
     Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City (Grades 0-3)
     A Tale of Two Cities (Grades 9-12)


Read and Color Books
            Going Up? The Invention of the Elevator
            Coming To America
            A Happy Christmas Flower
            Someone to Thank


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Parents of Curious George

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     9-11 Search Dogs
     Call Me Dan
     Ellis Island Family History Day
     Just Right
     Morningeagle
     Not Even a Blizzard
     Susie's Sixth Birthday
     The Cow Chip Contest
     The Great Can Stomp
     The House of Ruth
     The New Girl
     The Rumor
     Trail of Tears
     VFW Day
     Yuck!
(Grades 3-5)
     "Livestrong"
     "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires"
     "Wonder-Child"
     Goosebumps Give Goosebumps
     A Frog's Eye View
     A Hot Time in the Old Town
     Adrian's Worst Day
     Anne's Voice
     Circles, Squares, and Lines
     Do Not Pass Go
     Eiffel's Tower
     Girl Power!
     Goooaaal!
     Happy Birthday!
     Happy Bologna Day!
     Happy New Year Japan!
     Honest Abe
     I Have an Idea--for You!
     It's Not Easy Being Green
     Johnny Unitas
     Kentucky
     Land of Ice
     Liberty Rings
     Light My Way
     Magic in the Air
     More Than a Wrinkle
     New Name Fun
     Number Please
     One Scoop or Two?
     Onions, Onions, Onions
     Peace Bridge
     Pigs
     Princess Pru's Party
     Quick Feet
     Robbie's Paws
     Skyscraping Tower
     Sweetness
     Swimming Star
     Talk Like a Pirate
     The "Hammer"
     The "Lone Star" Is Not Lonely
     The Brickyard
     The Dictionary Mouse
     The Golden State
     The Greatest Show
     The Wizard's Wizard

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     Baker, Baker, Donut Maker
     City Cat
     Clancy Clown
     Growers of Food
     Mikey's Wild Ride
     Trash Men
     Yoko Yodels
     Yuri has a Yo-yo
(Grades 3-5)
     A Presidential Project - Mt. Rushmore
     A Visit to a Ghost Town
     Arches and Concrete in Ancient Rome
     Baby Talk Art
     Bears in Disguise
     Broad Stripes and Bright Stars — Song for a Flag
     Football and Skiing?
     Freddy and the Freight Train
     Hudson Bay Furs
     Introduction to the Brain and Nervous System
     July the 4th
     Pick a Perfect Pet
     Pop Goes Art!
     Rails, Roads, and Water
     Ring Around the Olympics
     Save Our Wetlands
     Talented Greek Architects
     Wendy's World - A Man With a Dream
     Wendy's World- Natural Resources
     Why Do We Need Laws, Anyway?

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     Arthur's Dreams

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     1893 – The Year of the Fair
     Arrowhead Found!
     Bolivia - Geography
     Croatia - Geography
     Fiji - Geography
     Finland - Geography
     Greece - Geography
     Hungary - Geography
     India - Geography
     Kenya - Geography
     Madagascar - Geography
     Nepal - Geography
     Norway - Geography
     Peru - Geography
     Poland - Geography
     Springtime Trail Ride
     Statue of Liberty
     The Race of All Races
     The Space Needle
     The World of Jazz
     Turkey - Geography
     Ukraine - Geography
     Vietnam - Geography


Finish the Story
     The Apple Cart (Grade 2-3)
     Dippers Full of Stars (Grandpa Story part 1) (Grade 2-3)
     Back to School in a Time Machine (Grade 2-3)
     Where's the Fire? (Grade 3)
     A World of Bikes (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     Under the Sea (Grade 3-5)
     So Many Kinds of Scientists! (Grade 3-5)
     The Broken Vase (Grade 3-6)
     Felicia's Fantastic Invention (Grade 3-6)
     Cinco de Mayo Mistake (Grade 4-5)
     Road Trip (Grade 4-5)
     The Superheroes Clean up the Earth (Grade 4-6)
     A New Holiday to Celebrate (Grade 4-6)
     Crossing the Ocean to America (Grade 4-6)
     Evil Wishes, Like Chickens, Come Home to Roost (Grade 4-6)
     A New Day, a New Life (Grade 4-6)
     Right to Be Free (Grade 5-8)
     The Perfect Summer Job (Grade 6-8)
     Penguins (Grade 6-8)
     Inauguration Day (Grade 6-8)
     Saving Jaguars (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     The Copycat Costume (Grade 3-6)
     To Play or Not to Play (Grade 3-6)
     If You Were An Immigrant in 1893 (Grade 6-8)
     Drama Queen (Grade 6-8)
     Joining a Gang (Grade 7-9)
     Transport Yourself Into the Future (Grade 7-9)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Owls (Grades 2-3)
     Pretty Inside (Grades 2-3)
     Puppies for Adoptions (Grades 2-3)
     All About Mardi Gras (Grades 3-4)
     Cheng and Jian: The Story of Two Chinese Brothers (Grades 3-4)
     Round Magic: A Japanese Tale (Grades 3-4)
     Discover the Truth: The Legend of El Dorado (Grade 4)
     Manners Mayhem at the Movie Theater (Grades 4-5)
     The Gift of Gold (Grades 4-6)
     Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 5)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Laws (Grade 2-3)
     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Life on a Tour Bus (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     Desert Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     Groundhog Day: The History and the Holiday (Grade 3-5)
     HI is for Hawaii (Grade 3-5)
     History of Hip Hop (Grade 3-5)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     S Is For St. Patrick (Grade 3-5)
     Taylor Swift (Grade 3-5)
     Grammar Zoo Train (Grade 3-6)
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grade 3-6)
     RI is for Rhode Island (Grade 3-6)
     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grade 3-12)
     Extreme Floods (Grade 4-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Home Sweet Home: Wild and Wacky Houses around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Justin Bieber (Grade 4-5)
     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Showtime for Punxsutawney Phil (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     Underground Treasure: The New York Gold Vault (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     AZ is for Arizona (Grade 4-6)
     CA is for California (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     Crime Scene Investigation (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     Dog Mushing (Grade 4-6)
     FL is for Florida (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     IL is for Illinois (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     KS is for Kansas (Grade 4-6)
     KY is for Kentucky (Grade 4-6)
     LA is for Louisiana (Grade 4-6)
     Landmarks of the United States (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     Many Faces of Rock Music (Grade 4-6)
     MD is for Maryland (Grade 4-6)
     MI is for Michigan (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     NJ is for New Jersey (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     NV is for Nevada (Grade 4-6)
     NY is for New York (Grade 4-6)
     OH is for Ohio (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     PA is for Pennsylvania (Grade 4-6)
     SC is for South Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     The Greatest Spectacle in Racing (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     TX is for Texas (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     Veterinarian (Grade 4-6)
     WA is for Washington (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     The Legend Behind the Poem (Grade 4-7)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 1 (Grade 5)
     Baboons on the Loose (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)
     My, Oh, My! Mummy Tales From Around the World (Grade 5-6)
     So You Want to Be a Fashion Model? (Grade 5-6)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Fossils From Bone Cabin Quarry, 1898 (Grade 5-7)
     Science Solves Video Games (Grade 5-7)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Pirates: Fact or Fiction? (Grade 5-8)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)
     The World of Skateboarding (Grade 5-8)
     Haiti Then and Now (Grade 6-7)
     Stories from the Bermuda Triangle: Flight 19 (Grade 6-7)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)
     Castles: Mighty Fortresses (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries in the U.S. (Grade 6-8)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)
     The Bermuda Triangle (Grade 6-8)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)


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