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Read and Color
            Squeaky Clean Hygiene


Short Readers
     How Does a Vacuum Cleaner Work? (Short Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)
     Cut? Then Clean and Cover! (Short Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)
     Spring Cleaning! (Short Reader; Grade 3 Readability)
     Are Your Hands Clean? (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Teesha Drinks Clean Water (Grades 1-3)
     The Cleanest Boy in Mill City (Grades 1-3)
     Keeping Blood Clean (Grades 2-4)
     Cleaning the Floor (Grades 3-4)
     Cleaning the Living Room (Grades 3-4)
     Cleaning the Refrigerator (Grades 3-4)
     Cleaning the Bathroom (Grades 3-4)
     Cleaning Your Bedroom (Grades 3-4)
     Keeping the Kitchen Clean (Grades 3-4)
     Keeping Your Yard Clean (Grades 3-4)
     Jake and Jackie Clean the House (Grades 3-4)
     Good Clean Earth (Grades 4-5)
     Ryan Says, "Clean Water for All!" (Grades 4-6)
     Cleaning Supplies (Grades 4-6)
     An African Girl Drinks Clean, Fresh Water (Grades 4-7)


Finish the Story
     A Spring Cleaning Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Easter Cleaning (Grade 4-5)
     The Superheroes Clean up the Earth (Grade 4-6)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Cleaning the Utility Room (Grades 1-3)
     Clean Up! (Grades 2-3)
     Cleaning Out a Closet (Grades 2-3)
     Cleaning the Bathroom (Grades 2-4)
     Cleaning the Bathroom (Grade 4)
     Sibling Cleaning Team (Grade 4)
     Cleaning Another Bathroom (Grades 5-6)


Read and Color Books
            Felix Faces His Fears (PDF file)
            Treasure Your Teeth (PDF file)
            Buzzy Bee and the Sweet Honey Tree
            Jack the Javelina
            Boredom Buster!
            What's For Dinner? (June 10)
            A Surprise at the Dentist's Office (June 2)
            Sam Takes a Silly Walk (March 7)
            Tiffany Forgives Mommy (March 18)
            A Well-Dressed Guest (January 15)
            Stacy Spreads Smiles (January 22)
            Battle of the Bubbles (October 7)
            Community Helpers Read and Color
            Make Earth Feel Better (PDF File)
            The King of Kangaroos
            The Mean Queen


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     "Louis, the Yard Teacher"
(Grades 6-8)
     Sir Alexander Fleming
(Grades 9-12)
     Peter Paul Rubens, Prince of Baroque Painters

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     A Day on the Wild Side
     Cookies for the Neighbors
     No Cleaning Today!
(Grades 3-5)
     "Yabba Dabba Doo!"
     A River of Bubbles!
     A Schedule and a Chart
     Attic Full of Fun
     Buddy Bear
     Clean Out That Fridge!
     Clean Teeth
     Diligent Housekeepers
     Flowers and Memories
     Grandma's Treasures
     Happy New Year Japan!
     He's Coming Home!
     How Will They Remember You?
     If These Shoes Could Talk
     Keep America Beautiful for All of Us!
     Kids Over-bored!
     Melody's Own Dog
     Rock Collection
     Sitting the Farm
     Sudeana Sullivan's Guide to How to Make the Best Peanut Butter Sandwich
(Grades 6-8)
     A Visit to the Hospital
     Clean Your -No- MY Room
     I'm a Proud American!
     It's Not Just for Your Teeth
     The Cleanup Crystal River Project

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Lindsey's Cooking Lesson
     Pollution Management
     Skin and its Care
     The New Foal
(Grades 1-2)
     Fifteen Days of the Chinese New Year
     Pretty Is as Pretty Does
     School Is Ending
(Grades 3-5)
     A Hard Choice
     A Trip to the Hospital
     A Visit to a Ghost Town
     A Visit to the Dentist
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 3
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     Another Kind of School
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Being Angry
     Campout Cooking
     Can I Nuke This?
     Cards for Mother's Day
     Cookies for Mom
     Cooperation - At the Dentist and Elsewhere!
     Coupons
     Declare Germ Warfare!
     Fire Safety at Home
     Garon's Garage Sale
     Gran's New Year
     How Does Soap Work?
     Ibis
     Igneous Rock
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Poisonous Plants
     Jose - A New Start
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Locks of Love
     Make Your Own First Aid Kit
     Marci's Mean Mom, Part 1
     Michael Helps Ben at the Food Bank
     Milking Time
     Mopping the Floor
     On The Night Before School Starts
     Parts That Make a Whole
     Poison Control Centers
     Roman Bathhouses
     Runoff
     Tears
     The Hiding Place, Part 1
     The Mystery of the Missing Jewel
     The Mystery of the Missing Puppy
     The Old Woman and Her Wish
     The Real Toy Story
     The Saturday Project: Learning to Give
     The Truth About Inhalants
     Using a Job Aid
     Washing Windows
     Where Has Our Water Gone?
     Youth Unite to Build Houses
     ~NAME0~, the Husky With a Heart
     ~NAME0~, The Procrastinating Opossum
(Grades 6-8)
     A Burglary, a Scandal, and a President
     A Day in the Park
     Art Mystery, Part 2 - The Museum
     Art Mystery, Part 5 - A Letter and an Answer
     Audiologists
     Blood Glucose Meter
     Blood
     Building a Better Mousetrap, Part 1
     Carrie Berry's Civil War Diary
     Casey and Marie Share a Room
     Castles
     City Life
     Cookie Cutter Farms
     Day of the Dead
     Dental Hygiene
     Destruction - The Dirty Thirties
     Electricity Safety
     Environmental Protection Agency
     Escaping Terrorism in the Philippines
     Everyday Life in Victorian England
     EWWW -- Gross Art: The Pike Place Gum Wall
     George Washington's Teeth
     Gotcha!
     Hepatitis
     Hoovervilles
     How Do Allergies Work?
     How Do Hydroelectric Dams Work?
     How Does a Cast Work to Heal a Broken Bone?
     How Does a Zamboni Work?
     How Is Paper Money Made?
     I'm your tooth
     Igneous Rocks - Don't Just Take Them for Granite
     Illegal Immigrants
     Infectious Diseases
     Life with a Dog
     Medical Thermometers
     Mucus, Boogers, and Snot - How GROSS!
     Not If I Can Help It!
     On The Last Day of School
     Origami
     Oseola McCarty: The Wisdom of a Washerwoman
     Piranha
     Preserving the Shining Sea from Ocean Pollution
     Raccoon Paws: What Handy Hands!
     Renaissance Guilds
     Respiratory System
     Richard Allen - The AME Church
     Secretary of Energy
     Simple Machines
     Slave Life
     Smokeless Tobacco
     Styes
     Teeth
     Texting RULES!
     The Bone Fires, Part 1
     The Boston Massacre
     The Exxon Valdez Brings Danger to the Environment
     The Good Word: A Few Important E-mail Rules to Follow
     The Great Zamboni
     The Hubble Space Telescope
     The Important Role of Women During World War II
     The Kidneys
     The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
     The Urinary Bladder and Urethra
     Understanding Body Odor: No Sweat!
     United States Citizenship
     Valley Forge - Winter of 1777-1778
     Votes for Women, Part 2 - Abigail's Powerful Pen
     Water, Water, Everywhere
     Wetlands
     What Substances Are In Tobacco Smoke?
     What's the Invention You Couldn't Live Without?
     Writing on the Wall
     Your Health and Your Pets
(Grades 9-12)
     Lather Up
     Myanmar Cyclone Relief: Ler Shee's Story
     Peace Corps
     Sarah and the Henhouse Guest II
     The Dr. Jekyll - Mr. Hyde Molecule and the Case of the Vanishing Ozone
     The History of Hinduism
     The Houseboat
     The Wet Treatment, Part 1

Stories
(Grades 3-5)
     Dino-Store
(Grades 6-8)
     Cabin Fever
     Decisions, Decisions
     Difficult Decision, Part One
     The Marmalade War
(Grades 9-12)
     Lifeguard Practice
     Unexpected Inspiration

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Clown Fish
     Dung Beetles
     Giddyup, Equus!
     Horseshoe Crabs
     Platypuses
     Symbiosis (Symbiotic Relationship)

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     Ukraine - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Panama - Culture
     The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island
(Grades 9-12)
     Lebanon - History
     Nicaragua - History


Finish the Story
     Labor on Labor Day (Grade 2-3)
     Finding Pete (Grade 2-4)
     Message in a Bottle (Grade 2-4)
     Something New for Dinner (Grade 2-4)
     Sneaky, Slithering Sam (Grade 2-4)
     The Disappearing Snowball (Grade 2-4)
     The Wrong Ingredient! (Grade 2-4)
     The Goose that Laid the Unusual Egg (Grade 2-4)
     A Super Year for Superheroes (Grade 3-4)
     Good Luck or Bad? (Grade 3-4)
     Healing Hearts (Grade 3-4)
     Spring Has Sprung (Grade 3-4)
     The Okie Camp (Grade 3-4)
     Harvey (Grade 3-4)
     Jordan Joins the Circus (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     A Surprise from Your Teacher (Grade 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grade 3-5)
     Library Book Lost...and Found? (Grade 3-5)
     Smoke! (Grade 3-6)
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Bottle on the Beach (Grade 3-6)
     I Am Thankful For... (Grade 4-6)
     Where Are the Fireworks? (Grade 4-6)
     The Secret Artist (Grade 4-6)
     A Special Gift for Mom (Grade 5)
     The Perfect Summer Job (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grade 2-4)
     Get Your Own Idea (Grade 3-5)
     Winter Plans (Grade 3-5)
     Susan's Secret (Grade 3-6)
     Mind Your Manners (Grade 3-6)
     The Food Fight (Grade 3-6)
     The Hungry Lawnmower (Grade 4-6)
     The Compliment (Grade 4-6)
     Confidential Information (Grade 6-8)
     The Problem with Sharing (Grade 6-8)
     No Time for Homework (Grade 6-8)
     Summer Job Schedule (Grade 9-12)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Surprise Breakfast (Grades 1-2)
     All of Me (Grades 1-2)
     Can You Guess the Job? (Grades 1-2)
     I Need to Get Ready, Too! (Grades 1-2)
     Oh, No! It's Saturday? (Grades 1-2)
     Waiting for a Flight (Grades 1-2)
     What Would We Do Without Them? (Grades 1-2)
     What's for Lunch? (Grades 1-2)
     A Typical Day (Grades 1-3)
     What Not To Do (Grades 1-3)
     Won't You Like Us? (Grade 2)
     Chalkboard and Paintbrush (Grades 2-3)
     Merry Meerkats: Life in the Meerkat Colony (Grades 2-3)
     Penguins of Antarctica: All About Adelies (Grades 2-3)
     Some Like it Cold (Grades 2-3)
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)
     To Zoo or Not to Zoo (Grades 2-3)
     Busy Bees: Life in a Honeybee Hive (Grades 2-4)
     Mr. Fox and Miss Crow (Grades 2-4)
     Turtle Goes on the Warpath: An Iroquois Tale (Grades 2-4)
     Party Preparation (Grade 3)
     Stirring the Pot (Grade 3)
     A Variety of Jobs (Grades 3-4)
     Community Helpers (Grades 3-4)
     Frog and Turtle Conversation (Grades 3-4)
     Preparing for a Party (Grades 3-4)
     The Cuckoo: A Siberian Story (Grades 3-4)
     Amazing Ants: Life in the Colony (Grades 3-5)
     Life in the African Savanna (Grades 3-5)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     The King With Dirty Feet (Grades 3-5)
     The Donkey's Tale (Grades 3-6)
     We're Moving! (Grade 4)
     Forgiveness Rapped Up (Grades 7-8)


Reluctant Reader Books
     A Dollar a Day (Grade 1-2)
     Clowning Around (Grade 2-3)
     Goodies for Good Friends (Grade 2-3)
     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grade 2-3)
     Can You Believe it? Wild and Wacky Truths from Around the World (Grade 3-4)
     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Good Luck Symbols from Around the Globe (Grade 3-4)
     In the Pit...With the Crew: A NASCAR Pit Crew (Grade 3-4)
     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Oil in the Gulf (Grade 3-4)
     P.U. Plants (Grade 3-4)
     Watch Out! It's a Wolfsnail! (Grade 3-4)
     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grade 3-6)
     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grade 3-6)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Awesome Inventions (Grade 4-5)
     Getting to Know the Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Home Sweet Home: Wild and Wacky Houses around the World (Grade 4-5)
     How to Have a Green New Year's Eve (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Bear Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Snakebite (Grade 4-5)
     Your Dog's Baffling Behavior (Grade 4-5)
     CSI: Blood Clues (Grade 4-6)
     How About a Corn Snake for a Pet? (Grade 4-6)
     How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grade 4-6)
     Marculus Gets a Job (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Find Your Hidden Talent (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grade 6-8)


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