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Reading Comprehensions
     Free Verse
     Born Free – Mary McLeod-Bethune (Grades 4-6)
     Sengbe and the Amistad - "Give Us Free!" (Grades 2-3)
     Squish! The Best Free Present (Grades 2-4)
     It's Free! (Grades 5-6)
     Yearning to Breathe Free — Immigration in the 1890s, Part 1 (Grades 6-8)
     Leader of the Free World (Grades 6-8)
     Write Free Verse (Grades 9-12)


Finish the Story
     Right to Be Free (Grade 5-8)


What Would You Do?
     Free Money (Grade 6-8)


Literature Book Units
     Amos Fortune Free Man (Grades 6-8)


Read and Color Books
            Independence Day
            Coming To America
            Cinco de Mayo
            A Slave Girl Named Harriet
            The Cheerful Chicken
            Timmy the Turkey
            Introduction to February
            Women Who Led the Way
            Our President Read and Color
            Memorial Day History Read and Color
            Happy Birthday America - Read and Color


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Maria Montessori and Her Method

Miscellaneous
(Grades 3-5)
     Andres Is Kidnapped in Colombia
     Apples, the Perfect Snack
     Avi
     Battle with Fighting
     Betsy Byars
     Beverly Cleary
     Carnivorous Plants?
     Crisis in Zambia: Mulindwa's Story
     Dealing with a Heavy School Load
     Disc Golf Cap
     Dominique Needs a Job
     Fourth of July Sister
     Gertrude the Goose Gets a Surprise
     Keith Interviews a Dragon
     Keith Interviews Carla Condor
     Kids Konnected
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Library Beginnings
     Oh Say Can You See....and Sing: The National Anthem
     Olympic Food: Feeding the Athletes
     Papa Wood Duck's Gift
     Paratrooper, Part 1 - First Jump
     Potatoes
     Rachel Interviews Gene the Grasshopper
     Rediscovering Mom
     Solar Energy
     Spring Cleaning!
     Squanto
     The Best Salesman in the World
     The Excretory System
     The Fox and the Crow
     The Hiding Place, Part 1
     The Lion and the Mouse
     The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
     The Mysterious Colossal Squid
     There's a Cow on the Corner!
     Too Many Puppies and Kittens!
     Truth - Tell the Truth
     Venture Smith
     Walter Dean Myers
     You Can Write a Lune
     You Can Write a Villanelle
     You Can Write Blank Verse
(Grades 6-8)
     You Tube Begins
     A Brief History of Hygiene
     A Little Mountain Escape
     Abraham Lincoln
     Adélie Penguins
     Africa
     Alcohol Abuse: A Tale of Destruction
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     Annie Edson Taylor: Queen of the Mist
     Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 2
     Avi
     Beijing's Preparation for the 2008 Olympics
     Ben Franklin: Founding Father and Inventor
     Bessie Coleman: "World's Greatest Woman Flyer"
     Call Before You Dig!
     Captured by Girls
     Casey and Marie Share a Room
     Celebrating Freedom
     Chief Quanah Parker: Last Chief of the Comanches
     Controversy at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Torch Relay
     Courage - Ain't I a Woman?
     Don't Litter: Fix Your Pets!
     Elections in Iraq, 2005
     Elephants Never Forget Animal Cruelty
     First a Poem For Kids, Now a Pledge to the Flag
     Freedom's Journal
     Gary Schmidt
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Gray Whale Migration
     Happy President's Day
     Holidays
     Honor - Mount Rushmore
     How Do Guide Dogs Do Their Job?
     How Do Solar Cells Work?
     How Does a Checking Account Work?
     How Does a Savings Account Work?
     How Does GPS Work?
     Hydropower
     Indian Territory Becomes the State of Oklahoma
     Initiative - Do You Show It?
     Jake and Jackie Organize Their Own Olympics
     James Monroe
     Javed in Pakistan: A Problem with Illiteracy
     Javed's Schooling in Pakistan
     Jimmy Carter
     John Coy
     Jon Bohmer: The Kyoto Box
     Karen Cushman
     Karen Hesse
     Katherine Paterson
     Kathleen Karr
     Kidnapping in Colombia
     Krill
     Let Freedom Ring: The Liberty Bell
     Life with a Skunk
     Lincoln Memorial
     Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
     Live 8 Concert
     Lunar Apples
     Making a Difference
     Mitch Albom
     Mulindwa Experiences the Crisis in Zambia
     Niagara Falls
     Not Just Soldiers
     Ohio's Most Unique Music Festival
     Olympic Express
     Olympic Swimming: Katie Hoff and Michael Phelps
     One Symbolic Seal
     Patriotism - Wear Your Colors Proudly
     Phillis Wheatley
     Pitohuis and Ifritas
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     Savannah, Georgia: A City of Firsts
     Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
     Sherman's Neckties
     Sinclair Lewis
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Song of the Cicada
     Tanith Belbin's Story: May I Have this Ice Dance?
     The Ant and the Chrysalis
     The Apache Kid: Outlaw Legend of the Southwest, Part 2
     The Crittercam
     The History of Red Ribbon Week
     The Legend of Stingy Jack
     The Liberty Bell
     The Liberty Bell
     The Oath of Office
     The Picture of a President
     The President's Staff
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Serpent and the Eagle
     The Sooner State
     Thomas Jefferson
     Trail of Tears, Part 1
     Trail of Tears, Part 2
     Trevor Ferrell: A Story of Brotherly Love
     Velma Bronn Johnston - Wild Horse Annie
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     Wikipedia
     Write a Bio Poem
     Zilpha Keatley Snyder
     Zizou Corder: A Mother-Daughter Team
(Grades 9-12)
     Anton Chekhov
     Fighting For Their Livelihoods-Labor Wars of the 1890s
     Lune: the American Haiku
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     Robert Lipsyte
     Roger Williams: Founder of Providence, Rhode Island
     Sonnet Writing Made Easy (or Easier)
     Stephen Crane
     The American Appaloosa: State Horse of Idaho
     The Ave Maria Grotto: "The Scenic Shrine of the South"
     The Brooks and Baxter War
     The Old Swamp Fox: General Francis Marion
     Write a Portrait Poem
     Write Blank Verse

Stories
(Grades 3-5)
     Dinner Out
     Great-aunt Felicia's Favorite Movie
     Medieval Banquet
     Thanksgiving Program
(Grades 6-8)
     A Hunger for History

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     Geronimo!—The Last Apache Warrior
(Grades 3-5)
     Delaware and the Underground Railroad
     Kenya - Geography
     New Jersey
     Nigeria - Geography
     Russia - Traditions and Daily Life
     The Star-Spangled Banner
(Grades 6-8)
     Ancient Greece - Olympic Games
     Angola - Culture
     Croatia - Traditions and Culture
     Hungary - History
     India - History
     Ireland - Celts
     Lithuania - Culture
     Mongolia - History
     New Jersey
     Paraguay - Culture: Camilo Soares Machado
     Pennsylvania
     Poland - History
     South Africa - History
     Suriname - Culture
     Thomas Alva Edison
(Grades 9-12)
     Bulgaria - History
     Cote d'Ivoire - History
     Germany - History
     Guyana - History
     Lebanon - History
     Madagascar - History
     Suriname - History
     The Bahamas - History
     Uruguay - History


Finish the Story
     Bone Diggers (Grade 2-3)
     Runaway Horse (Grade 2-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Spring Season (Grade 3-4)
     Like the Mountains of Home (Grade 3-4)
     When Is Quitting Okay? (Grade 3-6)
     Lacey's Recycling Contest (Grade 3-6)
     Fourth of July Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Great Escape of Harry the Hermit Crab (Grade 3-6)
     What If The Dinosaurs Came Back? (Grade 3-6)
     The Shoemaker (Grade 3-6)
     Mardra's Escape (Grade 4-5)
     I Have a Dream (Grade 4-6)
     A Place in Women's History (Grade 4-6)
     The End-of-School Prank (Grade 4-6)
     Colonial Times: Violet Considers Freedom (Grade 5-6)
     Nothing Better'n Pizza! (Grade 6-8)
     The Young Poet (Grade 6-8)
     Independence Day (Grade 6-8)
     Tryouts (Grade 6-8)
     Rainbow Buttons in the Elevator! (Grade 6-8)
     An Athlete's Life (Grade 7-9)


What Would You Do?
     Leave Those Eggs Alone! (Grade 3-6)
     Zoo or No Zoo? (Grade 4-8)
     Time Is Money? A Dog Grooming Dilemma (Grade 6-8)
     Which Job Will You Choose? (Grade 6-8)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Veteran's Day Celebration (Grades 1-3)
     Half-Chick: A Tale from Spain (Grades 2-3)
     Penguins of Antarctica: All About Adelies (Grades 2-3)
     The Ram and the Pig (Grades 2-3)
     The Wonderful World of Whales (Grades 2-3)
     Leo the Lion and Tiny Mouse (Grades 2-4)
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     The Pear Tree (Grades 2-4)
     All About Mardi Gras (Grades 3-4)
     Maui Tames the Sun: A Hawaiian Legend (Grades 3-4)
     The Kite and the Cloud (Grades 3-4)
     The Uninvited Guest (Grades 3-4)
     Why the Carabao Moves So Slowly: A Filipino Tale (Grades 3-4)
     Ant and Chrysalis (Grades 3-5)
     The Class Project (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     Discover the Truth: The Legend of El Dorado (Grade 4)
     Camels Can't Dance (Grades 4-5)
     Fine Feathers (Grades 4-6)
     Good Communication (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Brother to Brother [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     Let's Meet Harriet Tubman (Grade 2-4)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     Letters from Griffin (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     Sleep Tight. Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite! (Grade 3-4)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grade 3-4)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Harriet Tubman (Grade 4-5)
     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grade 4-5)
     Meet President Obama (Grade 4-5)
     Stop the Car! Wild and Wacky Road Trip Sites (Grade 4-5)
     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grade 4-5)
     The Myth of the Man-eating Monster (Grade 4-5)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     IL is for Illinois (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grade 4-6)
     Let's Go Fly a Kite! (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     TX is for Texas (Grade 4-6)
     VT is for Vermont (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grade 5-6)
     Fun Facts about America's First President (Grade 5-6)
     Rainbows (Grade 5-6)
     Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King! (Grade 5-6)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)
     Famous Cemeteries in the U.S. (Grade 6-8)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grade 6-8)


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