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Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
            Ponder the Picture: Slumber Party


Quick Reading
            A St. Patrick's Day Party


Finish the Story
            A Pilgrim Party


Very Quick Readers
     Valentine's Party (Very Quick Reader; Grade 4 Readability)


Short Readers
     The Grand Old Party (Short Reader; Grade 6-8 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     The New Year's Eve Party (Grades 4-5)
     A Big Party for the Party
     The Missed Party
     Pete's Pirate Party (Grades 1-2)
     The Sledding Party (Grades 2-3)
     The Cider Party (Grades 3-4)
     Jake and Jackie Plan a Party (Grades 3-4)
     Pen Pal Poetry Party! (Grades 3-4)
     Lisa Plans a Party (Grades 3-5)
     Going to a Party (Grades 3-5)
     The Boston Tea Party (Grades 4-5)
     The Boston Tea Party (Grades 4-6)
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party (Grades 5-6)
     The Boston Tea Party (Grades 6-8)
     The Nazi Party (Grades 6-8)
     Where's the Party? - Prohibition and the Mood of the Roaring Twenties (Grades 7-9)
     The Know Nothing Party (Grades 7-9)
     The Know Nothing Party (Grades 7-9)
     Unbirthday Parties and Other Celebrations from Children's Books (Grades 9-12)
     The History of Political Parties in the United States (Grades 9-12)
     Function of Political Parties (Grades 9-12)
     Pete's Pool Party (grade 1) (Grades K-1)


Finish the Story
     Halloween Party (Grade 2-3)
     Pajama Party! (Grade 3-4)


What Would You Do?
     Party Pleaser (Grade 3-5)
     No Parents at the Party (Grade 9-12)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Party Preparation (Grade 3)
     Preparing for a Party (Grades 3-4)


Literature Book Units
     Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-Made Catastrophes (Grades 2-5)
     Revolution is Not a Dinner Party (Grades 4-8)


Read and Color Books
            Independence Day
            Cinco de Mayo
            A Well-Dressed Guest (January 15)
            Hello around the World (November 21)
            Introduction to February


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Mata Hari, Exotic Spy?
     Terry Fox

Miscellaneous
(Grades 3-5)
     A Halloween Letter
     Ada Blackjack: Heroine of the Arctic
     An E-mail from Sarah Sleet
     Avoiding Alcohol
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Blackfoot Raiders, Part 1
     Child Soldiers All Over the World
     Dinner with Fred
     Far Away Friends
     Frozen Meals
     Gangs in Jamaica: Eduardo's Tale of Two Worlds
     Gettysburg Address
     Halloween Costume under the Sea
     Happy Birthday To You!
     How Is Thanksgiving Celebrated in Other Countries?
     How to Say No to a Friend
     Jake and Jackie Have an Argument
     Jake and Jackie Learn About Thank You Notes
     Jamie's Dream
     Jennifer and Diane's Costume Ideas
     Job Lost and Found
     July the 4th
     Kisses for Kaeden
     Magazines and Cards
     Making Music, Bringing Joy
     Mike's Phonecakes
     Mikey Two Eggs
     Mormons
     Moving Day for Monica
     National Night Out
     New Year's Eve
     Not Again!
     Ping Pong Goes the Ball!
     Preventing Fires While Fishing
     Putting on a New Face with Face Painting
     Rachel Interviews Hasan the Hissing Cockroach
     Restaurant Seating
     Summer Movie Spectacular, Part 2
     The Deli
     The Milkmaid and Her Pail
     The Monkey and the Camel
     The Quebec Separatists
     The Quiet Revolution
     The Runaway Gingerbread Cookie Mystery
     Ulysses S. Grant as President
     Visiting Katie
     What's That On Your Head?
     Who Put Paprika on the Potatoes in the Pot?
     Why President Lincoln Grew a Beard
     William Taft
     Wrapping a Gift
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
(Grades 6-8)
     A President's Day
     A Sport that Sounds Fun - Ping Pong!
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 1
     Backyard Bowling
     Battle of Little Bighorn
     Binge Eating Disorder
     Birthday Traditions Around The World
     Calories
     Celebrating a New Year
     Eduardo's Tale of Two Worlds: Gangs in Jamaica
     Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady of the World
     Election of 1864
     Elections in Iraq, 2005
     Emergency? Call 911!
     Famous Immigrants
     First Battle of Bull Run
     Halifax's Deadly Explosion
     Halloween Can Be Frightfully Fun
     Hernando Cortes
     Hillary Rodham Clinton - Path to the White House
     Ice Age Mammals: The Uintatherium
     Inaugural Balls
     Jean Registers to Vote
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 3
     Jubilee Celebration
     Kathleen Karr
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Leap Year 2008
     Lee Chew - Chinese-American
     Leisure Time
     Lester Pearson
     Lewis Carroll
     Life in China's Cancer Villages
     London
     Low Voter Turnout
     Mackenzie King
     Markus Zusak
     Matt, the Entrepreneur
     Minimum Wage in Germany
     Missing Childhood: The Plight of Child Soldiers
     Mood or Tone
     Mouseketeer Annette
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     My New Red Shoes
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message
     Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House
     Nancy Pelosi, Lady of Power
     New Year's Day Traditions
     Noise Pollution Near Home
     Nominating the Presidential Candidates
     Oseola McCarty: The Wisdom of a Washerwoman
     Parabatics - Skydiving with Flair
     Patience Wright: American Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy
     Peer Mediation
     Pierre Trudeau, Part 1
     Pierre Trudeau, Part 2
     Pocahontas
     Pompey the Great
     President George W. Bush
     Presidential Appointments
     Punctuality
     Quebec's Quiet Revolution
     Rainforest Logging Banned in New Zealand
     Roadkill Raptors: Turkey Vultures
     Robert Borden
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Scavenging Fun
     Sharon Draper
     Sinclair Lewis
     Sir Wilfrid Laurier: Unifying Canada
     Soft Money
     Starting Your Own Business
     State of the Union
     The Art of Face Painting
     The Campaign for the 2008 Presidential Election
     The Celebration Continues
     The Fourth of July
     The Great Depression
     The Inauguration of a President
     The Oath of Office
     The President's Role in Passing Laws
     The Presidential Inauguration
     The Purloined Web Page, Part 2
     The Quebec Separatists
     Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too
     Train Bombing in Madrid
     Two Earth Days?
     Valentine's Day Around the World
     Victoria Woodhull
     Wernher Von Braun
     What Goes Into a Political Poll?
     What You Can Do to Save the Earth
     Why Do We Have Earth Day?
     William Henry Harrison
     Ying Chang Compestine
     Zlata Filipovic
(Grades 9-12)
     Anton Chekhov
     Autumn Across America
     Kate Chopin
     Lorraine Hansberry
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     The Brooks and Baxter War
     The Prom: From Dream to Reality
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 2
     Who Wanted to be the First Female Vice-President?

Stories
(Grades 1-2)
     No Fun Tonight
(Grades 3-5)
     (E)state of Contentment
     Medieval Banquet
     Rolando's Daring Adventure
     What it Means to Be a Prince

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     A Little Planning Makes All the Difference
     Harry S. Truman
     Mexican Culture
     The River with Two Names
(Grades 3-5)
     Ancient Greece - Traditions and Daily life
     Nicaragua - Geography
     Old Hickory
(Grades 6-8)
     America's Wealthiest Man
     Bolivia - Culture
     Brazil - Traditions and Daily Life
     Canada - Daily Life
     Cuba - Culture
     Kenya - Traditions and Daily Life
     Madagascar - Culture
     Minnesota
     Paraguay - Culture: Camilo Soares Machado
     Vietnam - Culture
(Grades 9-12)
     Angola - History
     Chile - History
     Cote d'Ivoire - History
     Georgia - History
     Germany - History
     Guyana - History
     Madagascar - History
     The Bahamas - History
     Uruguay - History
     Vietnam - History


Finish the Story
     The End of the Rainbow (Grade 2-4)
     Halloween Giving (Grade 3-4)
     Good Luck or Bad? (Grade 3-4)
     The Costume Contest (Grade 3-4)
     Still Friends (Grade 3-4)
     A Voyage to Remember (Grade 3-5)
     Trouble on Valentine's Day (Grade 3-5)
     An Unusual Gift (Grade 3-5)
     What Should I Play? (Grade 3-6)
     The Most Fantastic Pizzas! (Grade 3-6)
     A Piņata for Cinco de Mayo (Grade 3-6)
     Storm Brewing (Grade 4)
     Plans Can Change (Grade 4-6)
     And the Winner Is... (Grade 4-6)
     A Place in Women's History (Grade 4-6)
     A New Day, a New Life (Grade 4-6)
     My Grandmothers Are Missing (Grade 4-7)
     Valentine Stress (Grade 6)
     Grandma and Grandpa's Farm (Grade 6-8)
     Independence Day (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     Sneak a Peek (Grade 3-5)
     Winter Plans (Grade 3-5)
     Sleepover, But Not a Lot of Sleeping (Grade 3-5)
     Carla's Confused Calendar (Grade 3-6)
     The Birthday Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     Surprise, I Already Knew (Grade 3-6)
     The Sleepover (Grade 3-6)
     To Share, or Not to Share? (Grade 3-6)
     A Valentine's Day Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     Thank You, I Really (Don't) Love It! (Grade 3-6)
     Trick or Treat? (Grade 3-6)
     R.S.V.P.? (Grade 3-6)
     Is this Gift Good Enough? (Grade 4-6)
     What Do You Say? (Grade 6-8)
     Can I Copy Your Homework? (Grade 6-8)
     It's Only Beer (Grade 6-8)
     Old Friend, Outworn Interests (Grade 6-8)
     Please Lie for Me! (Grade 6-8)
     Recycled Fun or Not (Grade 6-9)
     You Are the Witness (Grade 7-9)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     We Like to Have Fun (Grades 1-2)
     We See Shapes Everywhere (Grades 1-2)
     Let's Go Shopping! (Grades 1-3)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     Imagine Hispanic Heritage! (Grades 2-4)
     Let's Bake a Cake (Grades 2-4)
     Setting the Table (Grades 2-4)
     T.J. Tortoise and Howie Hare (Grades 2-4)
     Turtle Goes on the Warpath: An Iroquois Tale (Grades 2-4)
     Formally Needed (Grade 3)
     How About Hat? (Grade 3)
     All About Mardi Gras (Grades 3-4)
     Beginning of the New... (Grades 3-4)
     The Uninvited Guest (Grades 3-4)
     Filling in the Yearly Planner (Grades 3-5)
     Spilled Milk (Grades 3-5)
     The North Wind and the Sun Compete (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     Camels Can't Dance (Grades 4-5)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Attack on the High Seas (Grade 2-3)
     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grade 2-3)
     If I Lived at the White House... (Grade 2-3)
     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grade 3-4)
     Peace with Pizza (Grade 3-4)
     Presidential Pets (Grade 3-4)
     Groundhog Day: The History and the Holiday (Grade 3-5)
     History of Hip Hop (Grade 3-5)
     H Is for Halloween (Grade 3-6)
     RI is for Rhode Island (Grade 3-6)
     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grade 3-12)
     A Trip to the International Space Station (Grade 4-5)
     How to Have a Green New Year's Eve (Grade 4-5)
     Escape from the Vampire (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     MI is for Michigan (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to be a Superhero (Grade 4-6)
     Types of Video Games (Grade 4-6)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grade 5-6)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)


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