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Be an Elf
            Myself as an Elf


Reading Comprehensions
     All by Myself! (Grades 1-3)
     All By Myself! (Grades 1-3)
     All by Myself! (Grades 1-3)


Read and Color Books
            One Hundred Days of School
            Paul Practices Patience
            Farm Fresh Food
            How's the Weather Up There?
            Evan the Emu


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Bill Peet, Author and Artist
     Crescent Dragonwagon
     Dame Catherine Cookson
     Ferdinand Porsche
     George Gordon Byron
     Golden Dreams - the story of Paul Hamm, American Olympian
     Long Live the Queen!
(Grades 9-12)
     Bill Bixby
     Michael J. Fox - A Lucky Man

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     An Elephant's Eye
     Icky and Sticky
     Not Like Yours
     When Can We Eat Beans?
(Grades 3-5)
     A Hop, Twist and a Jump
     A Place of Her Own
     A River of Bubbles!
     A Second Home
     A Surprise for Mom
     Barbershop Quartet Competition
     Days of Pirates, Part 2
     Diligent Housekeepers
     Grandma's Secret Recipe
     In the Red!
     It Warms Your Heart!
     Marielle's Dollar
     My Candy Personality
     New Name Fun
     Please Water Me!
     Sending the Right Message
     Sit Up Straight!
     Stress, What a Mess!
     Sweet or Unsweet?
     The Difficult Side of Friendship
     To Serve and Protect
     What is Insurance?
(Grades 6-8)
     Athletic Thoughts
     Authors Write
     Diets are Not Our Friends
     Fear: Healthy or Unhealthy?
     Forgiveness and Friendship
     If Only I Knew Then What I Know Now
     Rising to the Challenge
     The Labyrinth of New Harmony
     Will You Please Relax?

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     A Dream Car
     Being Safe in the Summer Fun
     English Sonnet
     Fat
     Free Verse
     From Susanna's Journal
     The High Cost of Transportation
     Working Cattle on the Lucky Seven Ranch
(Grades 1-2)
     "I Want" Gets Nothing
     Grandpa's Cane
     Shy Shelley
     Today I Shall Grow
     Too Little, Too Small
     When I Grow Up
(Grades 3-5)
     "Shikata Ga Nai" - That's Just the Way It Is, Part 1
     A Hound From The Pound
     A Long Way from Home — A Story of the Spanish American War, Part 1
     A Most Excellent Esophagus
     A Snow-Good Experience
     An E-mail from Charlie Cloud
     Ann Fills Out an Accident Report
     Are You Afraid?
     Back to School Writing Assignment
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Battle with Fighting
     Boiling Over
     Budget Blues
     Christmas at the Shelter
     Coming Home
     Crandall Farm Hay Rides, Part 2
     Dinosaurs Don't Do Ballet, Pt. 2
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 2
     Family Reunion
     Food Is Not Green
     Get Out the Vote
     Grandma Cannot Do Cartwheels Anymore
     Hardscrabble Christmas I
     I Am an Immigrant
     I Don't Want to Go
     I Hate My Life!, Part 2
     I Resolve
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 1
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 2
     Jake and Jackie Learn to Manage Their Time, Part 2
     K.C.’s Dream (a one-act play)
     Keith and the Otter Brothers
     Keith Interviews His Dog's Cousin
     Kids in Depression Times: Alice - 1934
     Kids in Depression Times: Wally - 1938
     Lisa for President
     Manners at a Restaurant
     Mike's Phonecakes
     My First Trip Down River
     Narrative - Life in London
     Nathan's Spirit Horse, Part 2
     Pay Yourself First
     Pirate Cave Ghost, Part 1
     Rachel Interviews Aaron the Desert Locust
     Rachel Interviews Hasan the Hissing Cockroach
     Rachel Interviews Mandy
     Simon Says, Part 2
     Speaking on My Feet
     Standing Up & Sitting In
     Summer Camping
     Suzette Goes to Mardi Gras
     Thanks-Living
     The Ant and the Grasshopper
     The Case of the Missing Money
     The Champ
     The Far Side of Weird
     The Hares and the Frogs
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics
     Vanessa for President
     Wendy's World- Barter and Trade
     Wendy's World-Communication
     Westward Ho
     What's the Coolest Color?
     Whose Fault?
     Why Am I so Tired?
     Would You Fly If You Could?
     You Like Him Best!, Part 3
     ~NAME0s~ Class Learns a Lesson
     ~NAME0~ Learns About Self Respect
     ~NAME0~ Sets the Table
(Grades 6-8)
     A Christmas Truce
     A Montessori School
     A Screeeech in the Night!
     A Special Thanksgiving
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 2
     Are You Listening? Part 1
     Blind Shots
     Boy Scouts of America
     Captured by Girls
     Charlotte Forten - Early Activist
     Election of Pope Benedict XVI
     Father's Day Fishing, Part 2
     Future Goals
     Grandparents' Cottage
     Gunfight at the OK Corral
     High Flying Heroes - Fighter Planes and Pilots of WWII
     Inaugural Address
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 1
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 1
     Kendall’s Kiteboarding Adventure
     Letter from a Slave Ship
     Life with a Cat
     Living Amongst Dinosaurs
     London
     Our Economy and the U.S. Constitution
     Over the River, Through the Woods
     Politics and Family Values: Do They Mix?
     Renaissance Theatres
     School’s Out! What Will We Do?
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Ship in the Mist, Part 1
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Squanto
     Summer Job
     Thanksgiving Kitchen
     The Bone Fires, Part 1
     The Case of the Porcelain Doll
     The Constitutional Convention
     The Fox Learns a Lesson: Start With Yourself
     The Mayflower Compact
     The Munich Massacre
     The Ozone Layer and You
     What is Taoism?
(Grades 9-12)
     "Go for Broke" - the Nisei Warriors
     America, At Whose Cost?
     Bizarre Body Modification
     Sean Stewart
     Write a Portrait Poem

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     Milk and Broccoli
     The Old Man and the Cat
(Grades 3-5)
     Baseball Legend
     Dinosaur Expedition
     My First Auction
     Pizza Town
     Rolando's Daring Adventure
     Soccer, Smoke, and Steam
     Vacation at the Beach
(Grades 9-12)
     Once Upon a Snowflake

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Introduction to Animal Life in Oceans
     Mosquitoes
     Polar Regions

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     The Concord Coach
     Trip Down the Canyon
(Grades 3-5)
     The Day I Touched a Lobster!
(Grades 6-8)
     "Oglethorpe's Dream"
     Memoir of a Kentucky Thoroughbred
     Skiing the Slopes
     The Little General


Finish the Story
     My Story: Growing Up as a Seed (Grade 2-3)
     Backyard Explorers (Grade 2-3)
     The End of the Rainbow (Grade 2-4)
     The Noise Outside the Tent (Grade 2-4)
     The Wrong Ingredient! (Grade 2-4)
     Tricia's Tropical Vacation (Grade 2-4)
     What Color Luck Do You Want? (Grade 2-4)
     I Live in a Gingerbread House (Grade 3-4)
     Excuse Me, Mr. Dinosaur (Grade 3-4)
     Hats Off to You (Grade 3-4)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     A Dark and Stormy Night (Grade 3-5)
     Hello from Mike (Grade 3-5)
     Teacher for a Day (Grade 3-5)
     A Spectacular Summer Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Leprechauns' Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     The Pocket Door (Grade 3-7)
     A Smokeless World (Grade 4-6)
     A New Holiday to Celebrate (Grade 4-6)
     Back to School, a New Me (Grade 4-6)
     Hats (Grade 6-8)
     The Best Field Trip Ever (Grade 7-9)


What Would You Do?
     Dance Practice Interrupted (Grade 4-6)
     Is this Gift Good Enough? (Grade 4-6)
     Joining a Club (Grade 6-8)
     BB Gun (Grade 6-8)
     Where Can I Buy Some Self-confidence? (Grade 6-9)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Let's Make Dinner (Grades 1-2)
     Clean Up! (Grades 2-3)
     Girls in the Kitchen (Grades 2-3)
     Merry Meerkats: Life in the Meerkat Colony (Grades 2-3)
     Penguins of Antarctica: All About Adelies (Grades 2-3)
     The Brave Pot-Maker: A Tale from India (Grades 2-3)
     The Ram and the Pig (Grades 2-3)
     The Yellow Dragon: Why Some Animals Look the Way They Do (Grades 2-3)
     Why Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth (Grades 2-3)
     Busy Bees: Life in a Honeybee Hive (Grades 2-4)
     How Raven Got the Sun: A Native American Legend (Grades 2-4)
     How the Brave Pot-Maker Helped the Rajah: A Tale from India (Grades 2-4)
     How the Kangaroo Got Her Pouch: An Australian Aboriginal Legend (Grades 2-4)
     Mr. Sparrow and His Big Mouth (Grades 2-4)
     The Hares and the Frogs (Grades 2-4)
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     Turtle Goes on the Warpath: An Iroquois Tale (Grades 2-4)
     Friends and Feelings (Grades 3-4)
     Living in the Sahara Desert (Grades 3-4)
     The Gecko and the Gray Wolf (Grades 3-4)
     The Magic Bowl (Grades 3-4)
     Life in the Amazing and Unique Everglades (Grades 3-5)
     Tactful Tori (Grades 3-5)
     The Origin of Disease and Medicine: A Cherokee Myth (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     The Hearty Animals of the Polar Region (Grades 3-6)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     Discover the Truth: The Legend of El Dorado (Grade 4)
     Manners Mayhem at the Movie Theater (Grades 4-5)
     The Gift of Gold (Grades 4-6)
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)
     Brother to Brother [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Attack on the High Seas (Grade 2-3)
     Goodies for Good Friends (Grade 2-3)
     Make Me a Mummy (Grade 2-3)
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grade 2-4)
     My Movie Moment (Grade 3)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grade 3-4)
     Letters from Griffin (Grade 3-4)
     How I Survived the Pirate Attack (Grade 4-5)
     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grade 4-5)
     Showtime for Punxsutawney Phil (Grade 4-5)
     H Is for Healthy Habits (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)


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