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Bulletin Board
            May Mystery Bulletin Board


Read and Color
            Mystery in the Sky


What is it?
            What Is It? Animal Mystery Book


Hidden and Ponder the Picture for May
            Ponder the Picture - Mystery May in Mexico


Very Quick Readers
     A Little Camping Mystery (Very Quick Reader; Grade 1-3 Readability)
     It's a Mystery! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-4 Readability)
     A Mythical Mystery Creature (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     It's a Mystery! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 4 Readability)


Short Readers
     The Mystery of Tyrannosaurus Rex's Short Arms (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     A Labyrinth Mystery (Short Reader; Grade 4-5 Readability)
     The Mystery of the Cottingley Fairies (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     The Mystery of the Cave
     Kitty Mystery (Grades 1-2)
     The Mystery of Friendship (Grades 2-3)
     Barn Mystery (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Bone that Grew (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Missing Children and Babysitter (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Floating Boy (Grades 2-4)
     Mystery of the Missing Birthday (Grades 2-4)
     The Mystery of the Missing Coin (Grades 3-4)
     The Runaway Gingerbread Cookie Mystery (Grades 3-4)
     The Mystery of the Missing Jewel (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Big Balloon (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Missing Puppy (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Wild Thing in the Kitchen (Grades 3-5)
     Mystery of the Letter (Grades 3-5)
     The Mystery of the Smart Teacher (Grades 3-5)
     Mystery of the Almost All Black Puppy (Grades 3-5)
     River Bank Mystery (Part 1/3) (Grade 4)
     River Bank Mystery (Part 2/3) (Grade 4)
     River Bank Mystery (Part 3/3) (Grade 4)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 4 (Grades 4-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 1 (Grades 4-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 2 (Grades 4-5)
     Plantation Mystery, Part 3 (Grades 4-5)
     The Mystery of the Open Window (Grades 4-6)
     Art Mystery, Part 1 - The Mystery Painting (Grades 4-6)
     Art Mystery, Part 2 - The Museum (Grades 4-6)
     Art Mystery, Part 3 - The Artist's First Initial (Grades 4-6)
     Art Mystery, Part 4 - Signatures and Soup Cans! (Grades 4-6)
     Art Mystery, Part 5 - A Letter and an Answer (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Strand of Pearls, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     Mr. Pool and the Hot Tub Mystery (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Missing Ticket (Grades 4-6)
     The Cherry Cheesecake Mystery (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Newspaper Bandit (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Two (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part Three (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Multiplying Chocolates (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Diary Entry (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Brilliant Student (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Two (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Three (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Four (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Happy Pooper Scoopers (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Missing Riding Crop (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Glowing Wolf, Part One (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Glowing Wolf, Part Two (Grades 4-6)
     The Tattoo Mystery (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Eye Pad (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery in Sweetheart Subdivision (Grades 4-6)
     The Mystery of the Red Dandelions (Grades 4-6)
     Unsolved Mystery - Bigfoot (Grades 5-6)
     The Cornucopia Mystery (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part One (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Two (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Three (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Four (Grades 5-7)
     The Mystery of the Man in the Dark (Grades 5-7)
     Alger Hiss and the Pumpkin Patch Mystery (Grades 6-8)
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes (Grades 6-8)
     Christopher Marlowe, Man of Mystery (Grades 6-8)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grade 3-4)


Finish the Story
     Maggie's Museum Mystery (Grade 2-3)
     Pine Cone Mystery (Grade 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Old House (Grade 3-6)
     Mystery of the Forgotten Face (Grade 4-6)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     The Classroom Mystery (Grades 2-4)


Literature Book Units
     Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery (Grades 1-3)
     Cam Jansen - The Snowy Day Mystery (Grades 1-3)
     Mystery of the Golden Pinecone (Grades 1-3)
     Nancy Drew: The Chinese New Year Mystery (Grades 1-3)
     The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster (A Jigsaw Jones Mystery) (Grades 1-4)
     The Case of the Christmas Snowman (A Jigsaw Jones Mystery) (Grades 1-4)
     The Case of the Secret Valentine (A Jigsaw Jones Mystery) (Grades 1-4)
     Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Haunted House (Grades 2-3)
     A to Z Mysteries #2: The Bald Bandit (Grades 2-4)
     A to Z Mysteries #3: The Canary Caper (Grades 2-4)
     Boxcar Children #3 - The Yellow House Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     Boxcar Children #4 - Mystery Ranch (Grades 2-4)
     Boxcar Children #5 - Mike's Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     Boxcar Children #6 - Blue Bay Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     Boxcar Children #7 - The Woodshed Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     Boxcar Children #8 - The Lighthouse Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     The Camp-Out Mystery (Boxcar Children #27) (Grades 2-4)
     The Mystery at the Dog Show (Boxcar Children #35) (Grades 2-4)
     Ghost Train (Cascade Mountain Railroad Mysteries) (Grades 4-6)
     Mystery of the Dark Tower (American Girl) (Grades 4-6)
     The Clue at the Bottom of the Lake (Cabin Creek Mysteries) (Grades 4-6)
     Lucy Long Ago: Uncovering the Mystery of Where We Came From (Grades 4-8)
     Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery (Grades 0-2)
     Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones (Grades 3-4)
     The Black Stallion Mystery (Grades 5-8)


Read and Color Books
            Unsinkable Molly Brown
            The Book Sleuth (April 21)
            A Rainforest Mystery (October 18)
            The Moon is Gone! (September 22)


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Dreaming up Stories
(Grades 6-8)
     Alan Turing
     Chris Van Allsburg - He Does It All
     Mata Hari, Exotic Spy?
(Grades 9-12)
     Robert Ballard, Discoverer of the Wreck of the Titanic

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Sunglasses Hunt

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Our Solar System
     What Ever Happened to Amelia Earhart?
(Grades 1-2)
     The Mysterious Thing-a-ma-jig
     Whose Valentine?
     Yoko Yodels
     Yuri has a Yo-yo
(Grades 3-5)
     Barbara Robinson
     Best Friends Come in Assorted Flavors
     David A. Adler
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 2
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 4
     Gary the Goat?
     George Stanley
     Gertrude Chandler Warner
     How to Find a Fiction Book
     Jake and Jackie Learn About Thank You Notes
     Neptune
     Ohm in the Circuit
     Petra, Jordan
     Rainforest in Daylight
     Soap and Popsicle Stick Art
     The Art of Melting Clocks
     The Case of the Masked Bandit
     The Far Side of Weird
     The Missing Socks
     The Mysterious Colossal Squid
     The Space Ghost, Part 3
     Water Power
(Grades 6-8)
     "Tips of the Slung" - Having Fun with Spoonerisms
     A CAT Scan of Earth
     A Little Conflict
     A One-Ton Guinea Pig in a Box!
     Adventurous Women
     Africa
     African Praise Poetry
     Ally Carter
     An Exciting Discovery: The Nag Hammadi Library
     Autumn Migrations
     Avi
     Barbara Robinson
     Basking Sharks
     Cherie's Mysterious Talent
     Choose Your Own Ending
     Communication is the Key
     Crop Circles
     Edward Everett Hale - A Boy's Life in New England
     Euclid: Father of Geometry
     Flag out of Time
     Gravity
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Inca 101
     Infer or Not To Infer
     Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks
     Leonardo da Vinci's Paintings
     Life with a Ferret
     Life with a Hamster
     Magnetic Mapping of the Ocean Floor
     Making Sense from a Computer
     Maya 101
     Mesa Verde National Park
     Mood or Tone
     Moon 101
     Native American Masks
     Native American Totem Poles
     New Orleans
     Old Glory
     Optics - The Study of Light
     Peter Francisco: The Virginia Giant
     Petra, Caravan Central
     Pharaoh Tutankhamun
     Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
     Pocahontas
     Pyramids
     Ready, Set - The Space Race Begins
     Remember the Maine! - Causes of America's War with Spain
     Response to a Slave Rebellion - Nat Turner's Rebellion
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sea-Floor Spreading
     Sense of Touch
     Sharon Draper
     Spending Time in the World of Harry Potter
     Stonehenge
     Taking a Ride into Space
     Tavern Keeper
     Teeth
     Terek's Revenge
     The Bermuda Triangle
     The Case of Peculiar Remembrances
     The Case of the Missing Cat's Eye
     The Case of the Missing Deed
     The Case of the Porcelain Doll
     The Case of the Woman with the Red Scarf
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Loss of the Honeybees
     The Magic of Houdini
     The Ohm 500
     The Oreo Is Here to Stay
     The Path of Resistance
     The Piltdown Man Hoax
     The Pueblo People
     The Rise and Fall of the Beatles
     The Road to Publication
     The Scientific Method
     The Secret of the Code Breakers, Part 1
     The Tower of Babel and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
     The Unbelievable Sport of Toe Wrestling
     Tom Thomson: Canada's First Great Expressionist
     Unicorns
     What Do Earth Scientists Do?
     What Is Religion?
     What Is Sculpture?
     What Is Surrealism?
     Where Have the Honeybees Gone?
     Who or What Is an Epidemiologist?
     Write a Found Poem
     Writing List Poetry
(Grades 9-12)
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Amelia Mary Earhart
     Attila the Hun
     Cleisthenes
     Earth Lab: The Matter
     Ebooks: Fad or Future?
     From the Far Out to the Right On - Science and Fiction in the Fifties
     Geoffrey Chaucer
     Indus Valley Civilization
     Jean Ferris
     Jigsaw Puzzle Earth
     Lao Tzu
     Life During the Cenozoic Era
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     Mineral Detectives, Part I
     Mineral Detectives, Part II
     Neptune
     Samuel Beckett
     Sean Stewart
     Sharon Creech
     Slips of Salvation and Other Printed Miracles
     The Gupta Dynasty
     The Phoenicians' Purple Passion
     Unbirthday Parties and Other Celebrations from Children's Books
     What is Earth Science?
     What is Religion?
     William Shakespeare

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     The Baby Goes Bump

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Arctic Terns
     Cells
     Earthworms
     Migration
     Tasmanian Devils

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     Chile - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Indonesia - Culture
     Kenya - Traditions and Daily Life
     The Auroral Lights
     The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island
(Grades 9-12)
     Angola - History


Finish the Story
     Library Book Lost...and Found? (Grade 3-5)
     A Big Foot (Grade 3-5)
     Falling into an Adventure (Grade 3-5)
     The Magic Library Card (Grade 3-6)
     Don't Sit There! (Grade 3-6)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Munchable Mysteries: Busting Food Myths (Grade 2-3)
     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grade 3-4)
     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grade 3-6)
     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grade 4-5)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     The Giants of Easter Island (Grade 4-6)
     Wild and Wacky Dinosaur Facts (Grade 5-6)
     Stories from the Bermuda Triangle: Flight 19 (Grade 6-7)
     Crop Circles (Grade 6-8)
     The Bermuda Triangle (Grade 6-8)


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