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September 11
             September 11



Read and Color
            Not Quite a Hero
            Children's Hero For Peace: Sadako Sasaki
            Ginger's Hero
            Heroes Among Us


Short Readers
     Dicey Langston, Teen Hero of the Revolutionary War (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Wendy's World- Everyday Heroes (Grades 2-3)
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 1) (Grades 3-5)
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 2) (Grades 3-5)
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 3) (Grades 3-5)
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina (Grades 4-5)
     Heroes of September 11 (Grades 4-5)
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina (Grades 4-5)
     The Canine Heroes of 9-11 (Grades 4-5)
     Stuck a Feather in His Cap — Joshua Barney: American Hero, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     Called it "Macaroni" — Joshua Barney: American Hero, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     Louis Riel: Hero or Madman? Part 1 (Grades 6-7)
     Louis Riel: Hero or Madman? Part 2 (Grades 6-7)
     High Flying Heroes - Fighter Planes and Pilots of WWII (Grades 6-8)
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants (Grades 6-8)
     Warriors and Heroes - Native Americans in World War II (Grades 7-9)
     No Ordinary Day - 9/11 Hero Noel Sepulveda (Grades 7-9)
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown (Grades 7-9)
     Warriors and Heroes - How Forbidden Languages Helped Win a War (Grades 9-12)
     The Color of Heroes - The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen (Grades 9-12)


Finish the Story
     Drawn to Olympic Heroes (Grade 3-4)
     Hometown Hero (Grade 6-8)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)


Literature Book Units
     On the Wings of Heroes (Grades 4-8)


Read and Color Books
            Our Flag
            Sergeant Molly
            Henry's Hiccups
            September


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Aleksandr Karelin
(Grades 6-8)
     Abebe Bikila
     Hank Aaron
     Jesse Owens
(Grades 9-12)
     Francis Marion
     Jefferson Davis
     Theodore Roosevelt

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     Back to School
     Far, Far Away
     Snail and Snake
     Thanksgiving Readers’ Theater
(Grades 3-5)
     A Penny for Your Thoughts
     A Woman's Place Is in the West, Part 3
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     Andrew Jackson
     Andrew Johnson
     Angel of the Battlefield
     Barbara Robinson
     Bashful ~NAME0~, the Marble Champ
     Battle of New Orleans
     Be an Informed Consumer
     Dolly Madison Saves George Washington
     Figure Skating
     Firefighters
     It's a Classic
     It's Super Sockeye!
     Lewis and Clark - Little Known Facts
     Lewis and Clark - The journey
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They?
     Lexington and Concord
     Manitoba and Confederation
     Once Upon a School Day - Learning in the Wild West
     Price of a Dare, Part 1
     Ready, Aim, Shoot that Arrow!
     Round, Silly Rococo Art
     Small Sparrows
     Strikes Hit the Nation
     Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders
     The Golden Fleece
     Treaty of Ghent
     Ulysses S. Grant
     Uncle Tom's Cabin
     What a Ride! Cisco Competes in Three-Day Eventing
     What Is His Name?
     Who Cares?, Chapter 5
     ~NAME0s~ Badge of Courage
     ~NAME0~ Learns About Gratitude
     ~NAME1~ Learns About Courage
(Grades 6-8)
     "It's a Joke!" Tom Said Swiftly
     "Lucky Lindy" Takes the Prize, Part 3
     9/11 Hero: Father Mychal Judge
     A Rail Running Soldier (part 1)
     A Shattered Fairy Tale: The South after the Civil War
     A Splendid Little War, Part 1 - The First Battle
     A Sport that Sounds Fun - Ping Pong!
     Along Came the Engine (Part 1)
     Anglo-Saxon England
     Benedict Arnold
     Beowulf
     Bernardo de Galvez - Friend of American Freedom
     Cattle Drives
     China United
     Chinese Kung Fu
     Cold Warriors, Part 2 - U.S.
     Colin Powell
     Crispus Attucks
     Dia de la Raza - Day of the Race
     Discovering America III: 1806 (Return Trip)
     Doughboys and Diggers
     Drama in the Renaissance
     Dwight Eisenhower
     Edith Cavell - A War Heroine
     Famous Everyday People
     Fort Sumter
     Fun Fads of the Fab Fifties
     George H. W. Bush
     Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
     He Walked Softly - Teddy Roosevelt
     Hernando Cortes
     Heron of Alexandria
     How Annah's Big Ears Saved the Day
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs?
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     Ireland
     Ironic, isn’t it
     James Armistead Lafayette
     Jamestown
     John F. Kennedy
     John Glenn
     John J. "Black Jack" Pershing
     Kendall’s Kiteboarding Adventure
     Lanny Barnes, U.S. Biathlete
     Latin American Dance
     Laura Amy Schlitz
     Lorenzo de'Medici
     Making Sense from a Computer
     Making the Mark with Archery
     MarkTwain "Roughing It"
     Marquis de Lafayette
     Masquerade
     Memorial Flags, Part 2
     Michael Scott
     Mount Rushmore Is Completed
     NAACP
     Nathan Hale
     Native American Totem Poles
     On Guard! The Sport of Fencing
     Peter Francisco: The Virginia Giant
     Ralph Bunche
     Reaching for the Moon
     Reconstruction : A "Tag Team" Event
     Remembering September 11th
     Robert E. Lee
     Robin Hood
     Roger Lancelyn Green
     Shadow Plays
     Sharon Draper
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Spending Time in the World of Harry Potter
     Steam Power
     Tadeusz Kosciuszko
     Terek's Revenge
     The Ancient Olympics
     The Assassination of President McKinley
     The Coliseum -- Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
     The Colonial Navy
     The Do’s and Don’ts of Dialogue
     The Election of 1796
     The Epic of Gilgamesh
     The Fast and Fearless Life of a Jockey
     The History of Red Ribbon Week
     The Iliad and the Odyssey, Part 1
     The Iliad and the Odyssey, Part 2
     The Paper Clips Project
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The T-shirt Becomes the Rage
     The War of Spanish Succession
     Theodore Roosevelt
     They're Firefighters and Much More!
     Troy - Did It Really Exist?
     Ulysses S. Grant
     Under Fighting Sail — U.S. Super Frigates
     Valentina Tereshkova - First Woman In Space
     Warrior's Heart, Part 2 - Ira Hayes
     What Are Literary Elements?
     What Is Classical Art?
     What Is Rococo?
     What is Terrorism?
     What Were the Middle Ages?
     William Henry Harrison
     William Wordsworth
     Wilma P. Mankiller: First Woman Chief of an American-Indian Nation
     Writing the Nonhuman Biography
     Yuri Gagarin - First Man in Space
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     "Aye, Captain!" — Old Ironsides' Isaac Hull
     At War with Bigotry - Buffalo Soldiers in the Spanish American War
     Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Doctor
     Ernest Hemingway
     Geoffrey Chaucer
     If at First You Don't Succeed...The Invasion(s) of Canada
     Latin American Freedom Fighters, Part 1 - The Roots of War
     Richard Nixon - The End of a Decade
     Robert Cormier
     Robert Lipsyte
     Say "Uncle!" — The Strange End of the War of 1812
     Sid Fleischman
     The 1920s - How They Roared
     The Old Swamp Fox: General Francis Marion
     Tsunami Miracle
     Up, Up, and Away with Magazines and Comic Books
     War on Disease, Part 1 - Attacking Polio

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     Chinese Fable: Chang'er Flew to the Moon
(Grades 1-2)
     Ancient Greece - Hercules
(Grades 3-5)
     "A Very Special Man..... Who Flies"
     Ireland - Traditions
     Madagascar - Geography
     Mount Rushmore – A Sight to Behold
     Old Hickory
     Tournament of Roses Parade
(Grades 6-8)
     A History of How Connecticut Became a State
     The Little General
     Turkey - History
(Grades 9-12)
     Ancient Greece - History
     Cuba - History
     Uruguay - History
     Vietnam - History


Finish the Story
     Can Fire Strike Twice? (Grade 3-4)
     Living in the Wild, Wild West (Grade 3-5)
     Tales of Tom Turkey (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     Columbus Day Debate (Grade 6-8)
     Dr. King (Grade 6-8)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Pets to the Rescue (Grade 2-3)
     Let's Meet Harriet Tubman (Grade 2-4)
     Letters from Griffin (Grade 3-4)
     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Freddie Can Fly! (Story #2) (Grade 3-4)
     Wild and Wacky Athlete Injuries (Grade 3-4)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grade 3-4)
     That's How Ron Rolls: a Skateboarding Story (Grade 4)
     Getting to Know the Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Harriet Tubman (Grade 4-5)
     How I Survived the Pirate Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Pet Power: Animals to the Rescue (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Lost at Sea (Grade 4-5)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     Escape from the Vampire (Grade 4-6)
     Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)


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