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Reading Comprehensions
     Great-aunt Felicia's Favorite Movie
     Summer Movie Spectacular, Part 1 (Grades 3-4)
     Summer Movie Spectacular, Part 2 (Grades 3-4)
     Let's Go to the Movies (Grades 3-5)


Reluctant Reader Books
     My Movie Moment (Grade 3)
     My Movie Audition (Grade 4-5)


What Would You Do?
     Going to the Movies (Grade 6-9)
     3D Movies are a Pain in the Eye (Grade 9-12)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Manners Mayhem at the Movie Theater (Grades 4-5)


Read and Color Books
            Grandma Forgot My Birthday! (November 29)
            A Handful of Violets
            Mud Pies and Fireflies


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Johanna Spyri

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     Back to School
(Grades 3-5)
     A Hairy Invader
     A New Friend
     Are You Afraid?
     Bats...Helpful or Harmful?
     Be an Informed Consumer
     Best Friends Come in Assorted Flavors
     Budget Blues
     Can Children Live in the White House?
     Can Children Live in the White House?
     Color Me Blue
     Crickets
     Dealing with a Heavy School Load
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 2
     Dominique Needs a Job
     Doug and Darcy Learn About Stepfamilies
     Far Away Friends
     Finding Inexpensive Things to Do
     George Selden
     Gerald McDermott
     Gerald McDermott: Tale Spinner
     Gila Monsters
     Great White Sharks
     How Do 3D Glasses Work?
     How the Cat Began
     I'm So (yawn) Tired!
     Library Beginnings
     Liz Overcomes Homelessness in America
     National Night Out
     Never Again
     Pay Yourself First
     Penguins Are Built for Swimming
     Petra, Jordan
     Pop Goes Art!
     Putting on a New Face with Face Painting
     Rachel Interviews Hasan the Hissing Cockroach
     Rediscovering Mom
     Saving Money on Groceries
     Slinky: The Dropped Spring
     Sticks and Swords: The Art and Sport of Fencing
     Stories in Our Head
     Stories in Our Head
     The Dionne Quints
     The Power of Music
     The Scary Sleepover
     Uncle Tom's Cabin
     Val is Visual, Part 1
     Val Is Visual, Part 2
     What's a Penguin?
     What's In a Name?
     What's in The White House?
     Why Am I so Tired?
(Grades 6-8)
     You Tube Begins
     A Beautiful Stain - Stained Glass
     A Sport that Sounds Fun - Ping Pong!
     Absolute-Age Dating
     Alberto Tomba - Italian Ski Champion
     Alcohol Abuse: A Tale of Destruction
     Ally Carter
     An Exciting Discovery: The Nag Hammadi Library
     Announcer
     Appendicitis
     Avi
     Behind the Camera
     Bessie Coleman: "World's Greatest Woman Flyer"
     Bill Pickett, "The Bull-Dogger"
     Brain Power
     Captain William Bligh
     Castles
     Cave Diving
     Chief Quanah Parker: Last Chief of the Comanches
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children in the White House
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Chilling Out with Ice Sculptures
     China United
     Choking Out Smoking
     Consideration
     Dealing With Losing a Parent
     Decisions, Decisions!
     Decisiveness
     Diego and His Parents Learn to Deal
     Digging into the Past, Part 2
     Entertainment - Relax a Little
     Extreme Skiing
     Fame Can Be Found in Many Ways
     Famous Immigrants
     Finland's Winter Olympic History
     Grand Gothic Architecture
     Gravity
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Homelessness in America
     How Does a TV Remote Control Work?
     How Does a Vending Machine Work?
     James Howe
     Karen Cushman
     Katherine Paterson
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Life with a Skunk
     Making a Budget
     Market Incentives, Substitutes, and Complements
     Markus Zusak
     Michael Scott
     Mitch Albom
     Mouseketeer Annette
     Mr. Pool and the Hot Tub Mystery
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     On Guard! The Sport of Fencing
     Paintball
     Passive Versus Active Learning
     Paying Your Cable Bill
     Phi-lan-thro-py
     Photographer
     Piranha
     Pump Up Your Reading
     Robert Newton Peck
     Ronald Reagan
     Savannah, Georgia: A City of Firsts
     Scavenging Fun
     Seeing Through the Smoke
     Shadow Plays
     Shopping for School Supplies
     Sinead and John Kerr: Ice Dancers with Big Dreams
     Skydiving
     Spending Time in the World of Harry Potter
     Steve Irwin Killed by Stingray
     Storm Chasers
     Strategies for Effective Reading - Before You Read
     Summarizing
     Séance - fiction
     Taekwondo
     The Art of Face Painting
     The Black Hills
     The Crittercam
     The Dionne Quints
     The Gang's All Here!
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Language of Sound
     The Mysterious Renoir Thief
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One
     The Real Fat Albert Kid
     The Space Needle: A Washington Landmark
     The Winner of the Best Dressed Award
     Trevor Ferrell: A Story of Brotherly Love
     Understanding Point of View
     Unemployment in France
     What Is Opera?
     What Is Pi?
     What Is Pop Art?
     What Is Surrealism?
     What Is Wicca?
     What Motivates You?
     What's an Orchestra?
     Who Invented UPC Bar Codes?
     Why Do Immigrants Come to the United States Today?
     Wilson Rawls
     Zorbing
(Grades 9-12)
     Earthquakes
     Ernest J. Gaines
     F. Scott Fitzgerald
     Ishmael Beah
     Joseph Heller
     Olive Ann Burns
     Ray Bradbury
     Robert Cormier
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     The Brain
     The History of Hinduism
     The Marva Collins Story: "A Brilliant Child Inside Every Student"
     The Sound of Their Music: Biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Stories
(Grades 3-5)
     Acting Like Angels
     Pizza Town

Geography
(Grades 1-2)
     Ancient Greece - Hercules
(Grades 3-5)
     "A Very Special Man..... Who Flies"
     India - Traditions
     Madagascar - Geography
     Mongolia - Geography
     New Jersey
     Punxsutawney Who?
     Spain - Geography
     The State that is "Round on the Ends and ‘HI' in the Middle" (O-HI-O)
     Tournament of Roses Parade
(Grades 6-8)
     Additional Project - "A Giant Conestoga Wagon" or "The Wagon Stops Here!"
     Argentina - Culture
     Armenia - Culture: Aram Khachaturian
     Brazil - Traditions and Daily Life
     Georgia - Culture
     Hawaii
     John Grisham - Author
     Thailand - Culture
     The Queen of Talk Shows
     Thomas Alva Edison


Finish the Story
     A Real New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Pajama Party! (Grade 3-4)
     Living in the Wild, Wild West (Grade 3-5)
     The Race to the Other Side (Grade 3-5)
     Where Shall We Go? (Grade 3-5)
     The Hidden Locket (Grade 3-5)
     Eye See You! (Grade 3-5)
     The Pocket Door (Grade 3-7)
     Winter Break (Grade 4)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     Cinco de Mayo Mistake (Grade 4-5)
     Mom's Choice (Grade 4-6)
     Back to School, a New Me (Grade 4-6)
     Having the Flu and a House Guest during Spring Break (Grade 4-6)
     A Special Gift for Mom (Grade 5)


What Would You Do?
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grade 2-4)
     That's What Friends Are For (Grade 3-5)
     See a Penny, Pick it Up! (Grade 3-6)
     The Sleepover (Grade 3-6)
     What They Don't Know... (Grade 3-6)
     Will You Watch My Puppy? (Grade 4-6)
     To Call or Not to Call (Grade 4-6)
     Home Alone (Grade 5-6)
     How Could She? (Grade 6-8)
     How will You Spend Your Money? (Grade 6-8)
     I'm Scared. (Grade 6-8)
     Please Lie for Me! (Grade 6-8)
     Truth or Consequences (Grade 7-12)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Tact at Layton's House (Grades 1-2)
     An Instrumental Wish (Grades 1-3)
     Grandparents Are Great! (Grades 2-3)
     What Is a Hero? (Grade 4)
     Grady Grasshopper and Archie Ant (Grades 4-6)
     Making Good Choices (Grades 4-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     If I Lived at the White House... (Grade 2-3)
     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grade 2-4)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miley (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grade 3-4)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grade 3-4)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grade 3-6)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     Punk'd at the Prom (Grade 4)
     Busting Bad Luck Myths (Grade 4-5)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Snakebite (Grade 4-5)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     CA is for California (Grade 4-6)
     Cameras (Grade 4-6)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     How We Play Recorded Music (Grade 4-6)
     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Oh, the Stories He Wrote! The Life of Dr. Seuss (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     Roller Coasters (Grade 4-6)
     The History of Pop Music (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     Werewolves (Grade 4-6)
     The ABCs of Geometry (Grade 4-7)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     Classical Music 1750-1820 (Grade 5-7)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     The History of Computers (Grade 5-7)
     Pirates: Fact or Fiction? (Grade 5-8)
     Inside The National Baseball Hall of Fame (Grade 5-9)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)
     The History of the Circus (Grade 6-8)


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