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Read and Color
            Finish Frankenstein Game
            The Olympic Games


Christmas Activities
            Sort the Santas Game


Valentine's Day Game
            "Delivery Dilemmas" Valentine's Game


Summer Games
            The Perfect Picnic Game


Activity Pages
            Olympic Games Activity Book


Game
            Careful Campers (A Fire Safety Game)
            Seaside Senses (A Science Game)


Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
            Ponder the Picture: Soccer Game


Halloween Activities
            Costumes and Candy (Halloween Game)
            Windows With Werewolves (Halloween Game)
            Gasping Ghosts (A Halloween Game)


Christmas Game
            Santa Selection (A Christmas Game)


Fall Football Game
            Fraction Football (A Fun Fall Game)


Reading Comprehensions
     Ancient Greece - Olympic Games (Grades 6-8)
     The Ohio State Symbols Game (grades 3-4)
     A Good Game
     Bee and Fly at the Baseball Game
     Where Am I? A Five Senses Game (Grades 2-3)
     What Is This? A Five Senses Game (Grades 2-3)
     Miss Brenda's Good Table Manners Game (Grades 2-3)
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 1 (Grades 3-5)
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 2 (Grades 3-5)
     Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Part 3 (Grades 3-5)
     The Rules of the Game (Grades 3-5)
     The Baseball Game (Grades 3-5)
     Fun and Games in Ancient Egypt (Grades 4-5)
     Pac-Man Meets Game Boy (Grades 5-7)
     Milton Bradley and the Checkered Game of Life (Grades 6-8)


Reluctant Reader Books
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     A New Game Show on Planet Pearth! (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Science Solves Video Games (Grade 5-7)


What Would You Do?
     Jackie and the Kickball Game (Grade 3-6)
     A Game of Gossip (Grade 6-8)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Grandpa Learns a New Game (Grades 1-3)
     We Lost the Game (Grades 1-3)
     Amare and the Game Board: An Ethiopian Tale (Grades 2-4)
     Game Manners (Grades 4-6)


Literature Book Units
     The Westing Game (Grades 4-7)
     The Egypt Game (Grades 5-6)
     Ender's Game (Grades 5-8)
     The Hunger Games (Grades 5-8)
     The Most Dangerous Game (Grades 7-12)
     Asterix at the Olympic Games (Grades 3-8)


Read and Color Books
            Solphie Goes to School in America
            Pigs
            Billy the Bully
            Eight
            Timmy the Turkey
            September
            A Surprising Playmate (August 7)
            Brittany's Best Friends (June 8)
            Up, Up, and Away! (April 12)
            Sam Takes a Silly Walk (March 7)
            Something is Fishy about this Pizza! (November 12)
            The Great Sandwich Swap (November 3)
            Lake Day
            Introduction to March
            Helping Hands
            Opening Day of the Winter Olympic Games for Animals (PDF file)
            Ancient Greece Read and Color (PDF File)
            Going for the Gold (PDF file)
            Who Will Win Today? (PDF file)


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     A Pilgrim Child's Life
     I Live at a Shelter
     The Shape of Things
     What Can I Do With My Soda Cans?
     Why Did I Do That?
(Grades 3-5)
     A Fairy Treat (National Cotton Candy Day)
     A Father's Day to Remember
     A Good Gang!
     A Halloween Letter
     A Sport with a Funny Name! Curling
     A Teddy Bear's Wish
     A Wild Ride: Equestrian Vaulting
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     An Artist I'm Not
     Autumn Preparation
     Back to School Writing Assignment
     Baseball Cap Collection
     Being Safe in a Thunderstorm
     Can Children Live in the White House?
     Can Children Live in the White House?
     Cards for Mother's Day
     Child Soldiers All Over the World
     Clara Hughes
     Curling
     Dancing Dressage Horses
     Dealing with High Pressure to Achieve
     Dinosaur Eggs
     Disc Golf Cap
     Family Reunion
     Far Away Friends
     Field Day
     Follow the Leader...Arctic Wolf Style!
     Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
     Ice Hockey
     Iran
     It Glows in the Dark!
     Job Lost and Found
     Keith Interviews Mei, the Giant Panda
     Making a Big Splash with Water Polo!
     Megan Makes the Bowling Team
     Mr. Penguin, Watch that Egg!
     Olympic Food: Feeding the Athletes
     Pen Pal Poetry Party!
     Persuasion - Feeling the Urge to Change
     Ping Pong Goes the Ball!
     Problem Solving - Figuring Things Out
     Shaun White, Snowboarder
     Shooting Skeets!
     Special Shoes
     Staying Close to Home for Vacation
     Staying Close to Home for Vacation
     Take Me for a Jump!
     Thanks and Cheer
     The Champ
     The Exploration of a Report
     The Hiding Place, Part 2
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew
     The Mystery of the Wild Thing in the Kitchen
     The Plaque on the Wall
     The Wonderful Wind
     Torn Apart and Back Together
     Traditional Pots
     Up or Down
     Vegetables in a Pouch
     Wall Scribbles
     What a Ride! Cisco Competes in Three-Day Eventing
     What Is an Olympic Village?
     What's My Job?
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 4
     Why Am I so Tired?
     William Taft
     Working Together, Part 1
     You Can Write a Lune
(Grades 6-8)
     "Egg"cellent Traditions
     2000 Summer Olympics
     2002 Winter Olympics
     A President's Day
     A Short History on Marathon
     A Sport that Sounds Fun - Ping Pong!
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     Accidental Discoveries that Changed the World: Super Glue
     Acid Rain, Go Away!
     Aksel Lund Svindal: Alpine All-Star
     Alcohol Abuse: A Tale of Destruction
     America's New Year Celebration: The Tournament of Roses
     Andrea's Fins
     Avi
     Backyard Bowling
     Baseball Cards
     Beijing's Preparation for the 2008 Olympics
     Benjamin Bloom
     Billy Demong: Skier with an Odd Tattoo
     Caroline B. Cooney
     Celebrating a New Year
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Dan Gutman
     Davey Barr, Ski Cross
     Diego and His Parents Learn to Deal
     Easter Symbols
     Entertainment - Relax a Little
     Florence Griffith Joyner: World's Fastest Woman
     Football or Soccer?
     Gary Schmidt
     Gaslights
     Gentle Judo
     Get Moving!
     Groundhog Day Across the Country
     Happy Hanukkah!
     Hayley Wickenheiser: Commander of the Ice
     Heather Moyse: Bobsleigh Racer
     Home Inventions
     How Do People Protect Plants and Animals?
     How Does a Savings Account Work?
     How Does Wii Work?
     How to Play Checkers
     How to Play Chess
     It's Free!
     Jake and Jackie Organize Their Own Olympics
     John Coy
     Jumping, Leaping Horses!
     Landmines: Watch Your Step!
     Lanny Barnes, U.S. Biathlete
     Laura Amy Schlitz
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Leap Year 2008
     Leisure Time
     Making the Mark with Archery
     Michael Scott
     Missing Childhood: The Plight of Child Soldiers
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     New Year's Day Traditions
     Noise Pollution Near Home
     Olympic Express
     Olympic Swimming: Katie Hoff and Michael Phelps
     On Guard! The Sport of Fencing
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Peregrine Falcons
     President Carter's Mission of Peace
     Scavenging Fun
     Shaun White
     Skeet Shooting
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Strategies for Studying Vocabulary
     Stripes That Stick Together
     Taekwondo
     Tanith Belbin's Story: May I Have this Ice Dance?
     The "Witches" of Salem, Massachusetts: Part 1
     The 2010 Winter Olympics
     The Art and Sport of Dressage Horseback Riding
     The Great Zamboni
     The Hatfield and McCoy Feud
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Three
     The Northern Lights
     The Purloined Web Page, Part 1
     The Ride of a Lifetime: Equestrian Vaulting
     The Wild World of Water Polo
     Track and Field Beijing Olympics 2008
     Turkeys
     Twist and Shout: A Tornado is Coming!
     Victorian Dances
     What Is One Hundred?
     When Friends Gossip
     Write a Haiku
     Writing on the Wall
     Zilpha Keatley Snyder
(Grades 9-12)
     Anton Chekhov
     Autumn Across America
     Fighting For Their Livelihoods-Labor Wars of the 1890s
     Ray Bradbury
     Ron Jones
     Sean Stewart
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     The Rose Bowl Game: "The Granddaddy of Them All"

Stories
(Grades 3-5)
     A Truly Good Sport
     Another Neighborhood
     Grapefruit Bowling
     Pizza Town
     The Butterfly Project
     The Research Project
(Grades 6-8)
     A Hunger for History

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     A Visit to Roger Williams Park Zoo
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     Italy - Culture
(Grades 3-5)
     Ancient Greece - Traditions and Daily life
     Jamie's week at Camp Habitat
     Tournament of Roses Parade
(Grades 6-8)
     Brazil - Traditions and Daily Life
     Jackie Robinson
     Larry Bird – "The Hick from French Lick"
     NASA
     Norway - History
     The Big Burp


Finish the Story
     Better than Video (Grade 2-3)
     My First Thanksgiving Dinner (Grade 2-3)
     A Hat of Many Colors (Grade 2-4)
     A Sport Unlike Any Other (Grade 2-4)
     Sneaky, Slithering Sam (Grade 2-4)
     Space Talk (Grade 2-4)
     Hop In or Hold Tight? (Grade 2-4)
     Good Luck or Bad? (Grade 3-4)
     Cat Inspired (Grade 3-4)
     Great-Grandma Betts (Grade 3-4)
     Gingerbread Cowboys (Grade 3-4)
     Off Limits (Grade 3-4)
     The Mouse and the Ant (Grade 3-4)
     The Mischievous Spider Monkey (Grade 3-5)
     Library Book Lost...and Found? (Grade 3-5)
     Bradley the Brave Country Mouse (Grade 3-6)
     The White Fence (Grade 3-6)
     Niki's Totem Animal (Grade 3-6)
     The Last Home Run (Grade 3-6)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     Persuasion Is Better Than Force (Grade 3-6)
     Win or Lose? (Grade 3-6)
     Just One Puff (Grade 3-6)
     A Special Book for a Special Teacher (Grade 3-6)
     Thankful Coach (Grade 4)
     Meeting Martin (Grade 4-5)
     Road Trip (Grade 4-5)
     Mousetrap (Grade 4-6)
     Last Day of School (Grade 4-6)
     Are You In? (Grade 4-6)
     Groundhog Day? (Grade 4-6)
     A Memorable Weekend is Coming (Grade 4-6)
     Built BFFs (Grade 4-6)
     Thrillsville (Grade 4-6)
     A President's Day Surprise (Grade 4-6)
     I Won a Week at Skateboarding Camp! (Grade 5-6)
     The Young Poet (Grade 6-8)
     Let's Find Out (Grade 6-8)
     Tryouts (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     A Bad Day to Strike Out! (Grade 1-3)
     Last Second Shot (Grade 2-3)
     A Sweet Choice (Grade 2-4)
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grade 2-4)
     That's the Brakes (Grade 3-4)
     Sneak a Peek (Grade 3-5)
     Doggy Duty (Grade 3-5)
     Party Pleaser (Grade 3-5)
     Be a Sport! (Grade 3-6)
     Will Sue Get A Spare or Strike Out? (Grade 3-6)
     Plan Ahead, Don't Gamble With Your Future (Grade 3-6)
     To Share, or Not to Share? (Grade 3-6)
     To Play or Not to Play (Grade 3-6)
     Up in Smoke! (Grade 3-6)
     A Broken Spring Break (Grade 3-6)
     An Extra Circus Ticket (Grade 4-5)
     Is this Gift Good Enough? (Grade 4-6)
     Shopping - What Would You Do? (Grade 4-6)
     The Poor Sport (Grade 4-6)
     Father's Day Without Dad (Grade 5-7)
     Do You Smell Smoke? (Grade 5-7)
     Skin Deep (Grade 5-7)
     How Could She? (Grade 6-8)
     Emergency (Grade 6-8)
     Boycott the Olympics? (Grade 6-9)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     A Talking Bear Learns about Manners (Grades 1-2)
     At the Park (Grades 1-2)
     Can You Guess the Job? (Grades 1-2)
     Let's Go On a Picnic! (Grades 1-2)
     Let's Play "I Spy" in Our Classroom (Grades 1-2)
     Tact at Layton's House (Grades 1-2)
     The Perfect Place (Grades 1-2)
     There's Good Money in the Laundry (Grades 1-2)
     Netiquette Nelly Saves the Day (Grades 1-3)
     To Grandma's House We Go (Grade 2)
     Grandparents Are Great! (Grades 2-3)
     I'm Bored with School! (Grades 2-3)
     Which Sport for Me? (Grades 2-3)
     Breaking the Bank (Grades 2-4)
     How Raven Got the Sun: A Native American Legend (Grades 2-4)
     Leo the Lion and Tiny Mouse (Grades 2-4)
     How About Hat? (Grade 3)
     We're Going Back to School (Grade 3)
     Constitutional Cathy Pays a Visit (Grades 3-4)
     Stylin' (Grades 3-4)
     We'll Keep You Safe (Grades 3-4)
     What Is Your Favorite Winter Holiday? (Grades 3-5)
     King Sejong and His Alphabet: A Korean Tale (Grades 4-5)
     Good Communication (Grades 4-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     A Message from Fluffy (Grade 2-3)
     Earth Hour Sleepover (Grade 2-3)
     Make Me a Mummy (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Philly's Dream Come True (Grade 2-4)
     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grade 2-4)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     All in the Family: The Manning Brothers (Grade 3-4)
     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Letters from Griffin (Grade 3-4)
     Life on a Tour Bus (Grade 3-4)
     Oops! More Wild and Wacky Sports Injuries (Grade 3-4)
     Pass it Peyton! Peyton Manning (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Freddie Can Fly! (Story #2) (Grade 3-4)
     Star Athletes and Their Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Crazy Facts about Food (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Sports (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     Wild and Wacky Athlete Injuries (Grade 3-4)
     Collecting For a Collection (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)
     Joey Roo and Something New (Grade 3-6)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grade 3-6)
     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grade 3-12)
     Play Hard, Stay Safe (Grade 4-5)
     Shaquille O'Neal (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Soccer's Superstar: David Beckham (Grade 4-5)
     The Making of a Mummy (Grade 4-5)
     Weird and Wild Sports from Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Bear Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Your Dog's Baffling Behavior (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     E Is for Easter (Grade 4-6)
     Gooaalllll! (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     MS is for Mississippi (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     NJ is for New Jersey (Grade 4-6)
     OH is for Ohio (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     PA is for Pennsylvania (Grade 4-6)
     SC is for South Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     The ABCs of Geometry (Grade 4-7)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Extreme Sports: Going to Extremes (Grade 5-7)
     The History of Computers (Grade 5-7)
     The National Baseball Hall of Famers: The First Ten (Grade 5-7)
     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grade 5-8)
     Amazing Mazes (Grade 5-8)
     Chichén Itzá (Grade 5-8)
     Frisbees (Grade 5-8)
     The Northern Lights (Grade 5-8)
     The World of Skateboarding (Grade 5-8)
     Inside The National Baseball Hall of Fame (Grade 5-9)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)
     The History of the Circus (Grade 6-8)
     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grade 6-8)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)


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Back to School
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Fractions
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Time and Calendar
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Earth Day
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Following Directions
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Dinosaurs
All About Me

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