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Parent Night Packet
            Parent Night Packet
            More Mixed Printables (for kids and parents)
            Parent Night Packet (Grades 5 and 6)


Parent Night Door Decor
            Parent Night Door Decor


Bulletin Board
            "Welcome Parents!" Bulletin Board


Reading Comprehensions
     Dealing With Losing a Parent (Grades 4-8)
     Parents Demand Schools! (Grades 5-8)
     Diego and His Parents Learn to Deal (Grades 5-8)


What Would You Do?
     Parent Conference (Grade 6-8)
     No Parents at the Party (Grade 9-12)


Literature Book Units
     My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (Grades 1-3)


Read and Color Books
            Unsinkable Molly Brown
            Felix Faces His Fears (PDF file)
            Paul Practices Patience
            Steve's Perfect Ride (February 16)
            A Perfect Pumpkin


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     A Toy That Can Be Read
     Funny Lady

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     A Trip Down Under
     Aaron's Ears
     Chimney Sweeps
     Gina's Father
     Shana's Song
     The Great Can Stomp
     Tinkertoys and Tiddly Winks
(Grades 3-5)
     "Heigh-ho"
     "Larry Bird Ball"
     "Manfish"
     "The Georgia Peach"
     "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
     "Yabba Dabba Doo!"
     A Kid's Captain
     A Sports Great
     Alita Becomes a Citizen
     Anne's Voice
     Around the World
     Artistic Math
     Attitude
     Baby Queen
     Bathtub Time
     Born to Play Football
     Choosing Names
     Daria's Job
     Diana, Princess of Wales
     Doing Teshuvah
     Ear Protectors
     Full of Dreams
     Game Over!
     Girl Power!
     Happy New Year Japan!
     Helen's Teacher
     Her Special Touch
     Honest Abe
     I Love Trains
     Kewpies
     Kyle Wants to Help
     Laura Lane Welch Bush
     Letís Clean Up!
     Marla Paints
     More Than a Wrinkle
     Mr. "Spruce Goose"
     Mr. Spud
     Naming a Hamster
     Never-ending Ideas
     Pass the Ketchup
     Puppets of Oz
     Queen of Light
     Shichi-Go-San
     Simple?
     So Raven
     Sweetness
     The Babe of Baseball
     The Golden Rule
     The Red Sweater
     The Smallest One
     The Tale of the Pied Piper
     The Wizard's Wizard
     Time with Danny
     Underground Freedom Fighter
     What Is Respect?
     Wild Thing
     Word Wizard
     Working Together for Children

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     A Pilgrim Child's Life
     Me Llama Pablo
     Nosebleeds
     Pete's Pirate Party
     Reuse, Reduce, Recycle
     Rotten Rose
     Seven by Seven with Ladybugs
     The Homemade Band
     Timmy Turtle
     Victor and Vanessa
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bicycle for Jake
     A Good Gang!
     A Hairy Invader
     A Kid's Best Friend
     A Treat for Trudy the Troodon
     Anna Goes to Camp
     Annabelle from Uganda Fights HIV
     Barn Mystery
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Child Soldiers All Over the World
     Eat Healthy, Grow Strong
     Far Away Friends
     First Day at a New School
     Fourth of July Sister
     Garon's Gecko
     Hector Learns About Helpfulness on a Horse
     Helping a Little
     Hockey Girl
     Immigrants All
     Landmines: Deadly Surprises
     Little Loon Learns a Lesson
     Liz Overcomes Homelessness in America
     Lots of Boxes!
     Lynn Babysits for the First Time
     Marie's Race
     Milo's Mittens
     Olga Learns About Organization on an Ocean Liner
     Omega Owl and the Scary Night
     Patty the Pizza Princess
     Percy the Pterosaur's First Flight
     Pine Cone Walk
     Potato Latkes
     Prin the Rockhopper
     Puppy in the Road
     Robby and the Rodeo
     Save Our Wetlands
     Scrambled Eggs
     Staying Close to Home for Vacation
     Staying Close to Home for Vacation
     Stinky Air, Get Away from There!
     Stories in Our Head
     Stories in Our Head
     Storm Safety
     Summer in the Sand
     Supply and Demand
     Thanks-Living
     The Best Salesman in the World
     The Case of the Masked Bandit
     The Flying Panzer
     The Heart
     The Tale of ~NAME0~ Who Never Listened
     Too Many Puppies and Kittens!
     Welcome to America
     Wendy's World - Columbus Day
     Wendy's World- Guilty or Not Guilty?
     Wendy's World- Migration
     Wendy's World- Monuments
     Wendy's World- The Irish
     Wendy's World- The Pledge of Allegiance
     Wendy's World- Thomas Edison
     Wendy's World- Visitors from Japan
     Wendy's World- What is a Leader?
     Wendy's World- What Your Money Does in a Bank
     Where Do You Live?
     Why Do We Estimate?
     Wish for Fireworks
     You Like Him Best!, Part 2
     You Like Him Best!, Part 4

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     A Dog For Jennie
     Art For Sale
     Moose Cottage

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     Hawaii
     Helen Keller
     Jamie's week at Camp Habitat
     Nothing Like Family
     Old Hickory
     Pennsylvania
     Statue of Liberty
     The Columbus Day Weekend Trip


Finish the Story
     A World without Trees (Grade 2-3)
     Gingerbread Men, Unite! (Grade 2-4)
     Nervous About the Notes (Grade 2-4)
     Sneaky, Slithering Sam (Grade 2-4)
     Space Talk (Grade 2-4)
     Camping, or Not Camping (Grade 3)
     A Super Year for Superheroes (Grade 3-4)
     Halloween Giving (Grade 3-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Save the Music (Grade 3-4)
     Pizza Project (Grade 3-4)
     Spring Season (Grade 3-4)
     Small Inventor Big Invention (Grade 3-4)
     Expert Teacher (Grade 3-4)
     Harvey (Grade 3-4)
     A Whale on the Beach (Grade 3-4)
     Cynta of Underhill (Grade 3-4)
     The Corn Maze (Grade 3-4)
     Surviving Summer Camp (Grade 3-5)
     A Big Foot (Grade 3-5)
     A Growing Goldfish! (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     Smoke! (Grade 3-6)
     An Adventure in Time (Grade 3-6)
     Journey into the Human Body (Grade 3-6)
     The Mystery of the Old House (Grade 3-6)
     A New Land (Grade 3-6)
     Just One Puff (Grade 3-6)
     Don't Sit There! (Grade 3-6)
     A Special Book for a Special Teacher (Grade 3-6)
     Meeting Martin (Grade 4-5)
     The Barrel Racer (Grade 4-5)
     Cinco de Mayo Mistake (Grade 4-5)
     Spring Hike (Grade 4-5)
     The Communication Project (Grade 4-5)
     A Penchant for Trouble (Grade 4-5)
     A Teddy Bear Picnic (Grade 4-5)
     A Smokeless World (Grade 4-6)
     Where Are the Fireworks? (Grade 4-6)
     Are You In? (Grade 4-6)
     Help Homelessness (Grade 4-6)
     A New Day, a New Life (Grade 4-6)
     Thrillsville (Grade 4-6)
     A Different Christmas (Grade 5-6)
     The Legend (Grade 5-6)
     I Saw the Inaugural Parade (Grade 5-6)
     Europe or Summer School? (Grade 5-7)
     A Musical Problem (Grade 5-8)
     Trying Out (Grade 6-8)
     Grandma and Grandpa's Farm (Grade 6-8)
     Crisis in the Snow (Grade 6-8)
     Dr. King (Grade 6-8)
     The Rescue Squad (Grade 6-8)
     Pioneers (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     A Sweet Choice (Grade 2-4)
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grade 2-4)
     That's the Brakes (Grade 3-4)
     Saving for the Summer (Grade 3-5)
     To Lease or Not to Lease (Grade 3-6)
     Mom, Can We Keep Him? (Grade 3-6)
     Share and Share Alike (Grade 3-6)
     Foreclosure in Our Family? (Grade 3-6)
     There's No Place like Home (Grade 3-6)
     The Birthday Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     Surprise, I Already Knew (Grade 3-6)
     Susan's Secret (Grade 3-6)
     The Sleepover (Grade 3-6)
     A Lost Little Boy (Grade 3-6)
     To Share, or Not to Share? (Grade 3-6)
     If You Traveled West in a Prairie Schooner (Grade 3-6)
     The Spooky Koops House (Grade 3-6)
     Up in Smoke! (Grade 3-6)
     New Neighbor Blues (Grade 3-6)
     I Lost My Money! (Grade 3-6)
     What They Don't Know... (Grade 3-6)
     A Uniform Change (Grade 3-6)
     A Tacky Situation (Grade 3-6)
     A Broken Spring Break (Grade 3-6)
     The Food Fight (Grade 3-6)
     Where Will Frisky Stay? (Grade 3-6)
     R.S.V.P.? (Grade 3-6)
     Your Nose is Growing (Grade 4-5)
     A Note-able Change (Grade 4-6)
     An Awkward Ride (Grade 4-6)
     One Last Puppy (Grade 4-6)
     Will You Watch My Puppy? (Grade 4-6)
     Neither a Borrower nor a Lender Be (Grade 4-6)
     Reaching Out to Jada (Grade 4-6)
     Are You a Man or a Mouse? (Grade 4-8)
     Home Alone (Grade 5-6)
     Grandpa's Giving (Grade 5-6)
     Skin Deep (Grade 5-7)
     Have a Puff (Grade 5-8)
     Halloween Dilemma (Grade 5-8)
     A New School (Grade 6-8)
     How Could She? (Grade 6-8)
     Quit Band? (Grade 6-8)
     From Your Nigerian Benefactor (Grade 6-8)
     How will You Spend Your Money? (Grade 6-8)
     Time Is Money? A Dog Grooming Dilemma (Grade 6-8)
     Witness to Bullying (Grade 6-8)
     BB Gun (Grade 6-8)
     It's Only Beer (Grade 6-8)
     It's Not Easy to Return Something (Grade 6-8)
     No Time for Homework (Grade 6-8)
     Recycled Fun or Not (Grade 6-9)
     Going to the Movies (Grade 6-9)
     Accused of Stealing (Grade 9)
     The Bark that's as Bad as a Bite (Grade 9-12)
     How Will You Get Home? (Grade 9-12)
     I Need a Ride Home (Grade 9-12)
     Keep that SAT Score? (Grade 9-12)
     Dressing Well on a Budget (Grade 9-12)
     Would You Like a Side Dish of Advanced Placement with That? (Grade 9-12)
     The Minivan Is Not Cool! (Grade 10-12)
     College Dorm or Stay at Home? (Grade 11-12)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Chinese Zodiac or Chinese Zoo? (Grades 1-4)
     Grandparents Are Great! (Grades 2-3)
     Handling the Phone (Grades 2-4)
     A Variety of Jobs (Grades 3-4)
     Building a New Park (Grades 3-5)
     Filling in the Yearly Planner (Grades 3-5)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     The Talking Salmon (Grades 3-5)
     Sibling Cleaning Team (Grade 4)
     Meet My Teachers (Grades 4-6)
     School Employees Appreciation Day (Grades 4-6)
     Classroom Conduct (Grades 4-7)
     Good Communication (Grades 4-7)
     Making Good Choices (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Picking on the New Kid (Grades 4-12)
     Accepting Responsibility (Grades 6-7)
     Kids in a Cabin - a Lesson in Responsibility (Grades 6-8)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Beyond Cats and Dogs: Athletes and Their Animals (Grade 2-3)
     Giant Pandas (Grade 2-3)
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     I Love Winter (Grade 2-3)
     Oh Man, Stan! (Grade 2-3)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     Brave Ruby Bridges (Grade 3-4)
     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grade 3-4)
     Emma's Eyes (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miley (Grade 3-4)
     Percy the Penguin (Grade 3-4)
     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Alex's X-Ray Vision (Grade 3-4)
     Sleep Tight. Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite! (Grade 3-4)
     Star Athletes and Their Pets (Grade 3-4)
     All-Terrain Vehicles (Grade 3-5)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     Taylor Swift (Grade 3-5)
     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grade 3-6)
     The Ghost at Cave-in-Rock (Grade 4)
     Back to School All Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor (Grade 4-5)
     Busting Bad Luck Myths (Grade 4-5)
     Early Years of a Leader (Grade 4-5)
     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grade 4-5)
     Harriet Tubman (Grade 4-5)
     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grade 4-5)
     Meet Dave the Bug Eater (Grade 4-5)
     Meet President Obama (Grade 4-5)
     Shaquille O'Neal (Grade 4-5)
     How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Find Your Hidden Talent (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Paint Your Room! (Grade 4-6)
     The Magic Shower Stall, Book Three (Grade 4-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Derek Jeter (Grade 5-6)
     Jennifer Hudson (Grade 5-6)
     President Barack Obama (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: DNA Evidence (Grade 5-7)
     Extreme Sports: Going to Extremes (Grade 5-7)
     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grade 5-7)
     Madam C.J. Walker (Grade 5-7)


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Back to School
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Fractions
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Time and Calendar
Money
Earth Day
Solar System
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Following Directions
Listening
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Dinosaurs
All About Me

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