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Thanksgiving Activities
            Colossal Cornucopia Collage Art Project


Art
            Cute Card for Mom Teapot Project


Reading Comprehensions
     Zack's Community Service Project
     Sarah's 4-H Honeybee Project (Grades 4-6)
     The Research Project
     The Butterfly Project
     A Presidential Project - Mt. Rushmore (Grades 2-3)
     Additional Project - "A Giant Conestoga Wagon" or "The Wagon Stops Here!" (Grades 4-6)
     The RV Project (Grades 4-6)
     Human Genome Project (Grades 5-8)
     The Paper Clips Project (Grades 5-8)
     Projecting the World (Grades 6-8)
     The Manhattan Project (Grades 8-10)
     Manhattan Project (Grades 8-10)


Finish the Story
     Pizza Project (Grade 3-4)
     The Bat House Project (Grade 3-4)
     The Communication Project (Grade 4-5)
     Project New Year (Grade 4-7)
     The Missing Project (Grade 5-6)
     Oral History Project (Grade 6-8)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     The Class Project (Grades 3-5)


Literature Book Units
     Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-Made Catastrophes (Grades 2-5)


Read and Color Books
            Brittany's Best Friends (June 8)
            Scott's Special Day (March 26)


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Marcel Proust
     Terry Fox

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Race to the Moon
(Grades 1-2)
     Earth Day Art
     Grandpa's Sailboat
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bicycle for Jake
     A Box of Worms
     A Very Special Christmas Gift
     An Artist I'm Not
     Be Realistic About School
     Before You Leave for Home
     Bridging People and Places
     Common Cents
     Crazy Horse
     Dealing with a Heavy School Load
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1
     Garon's Garage Sale
     Good Clean Earth
     How Are You Intelligent?
     Internet Travel
     Job Lost and Found
     John Quincy Adams as President
     Joshua Lionel Cowen: Inventor of Lionel Trains
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 1
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 2
     Laura Helps the Street Children of Ecuador
     Mirtala from Guatemala Gets Enough to Eat
     Myths About Studying
     Nunavut and Confederation
     Papa Wood Duck's Gift
     Progress - Slowly Making Progress
     Railroads
     Spring Cleaning!
     Stan and Jan Berenstain
     The Mood Meter
     The Mood Meter
     The Saturday Project: Learning to Give
     Write a Headline Poem
     You Can Write a Ballad
     ~NAME0s~ Quilt
(Grades 6-8)
     A Day in the Park
     A Guatemalan Girl Gets Enough to Eat
     A Little Mountain Escape
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 1
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 2
     Accidental Discoveries that Changed the World: Super Glue
     Accidental Discoveries: Saccharin
     Annie Wignall's Care Bags
     Announcer
     Benjamin Bloom
     Best Friends Animal Society
     Bonnie Dunbar: From Farm Girl to Astronaut
     Books Tell the Story
     Botticelli
     Brunelleschi's Dome
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Casey and Marie Share a Room
     Castles
     Chilling Out with Ice Sculptures
     Choose Your Own Ending
     Comforting, Cozy Quilts
     Conflict Over the Three Gorges Dam
     Danny, Betsy, and Turkeys 4 America
     Death Smog In Donora, Pennsylvania
     Do Not Stand Idly By
     Donatello
     Echinoderms
     Education in the Renaissance
     Edward Everett Hale - A Boy's Life in New England
     Ellis Island - Gateway to America, Part 1
     Emma Hart Willard
     Experience the Renaissance in Vatican City
     Florence Griffith Joyner: World's Fastest Woman
     Friction
     Fuzzy, Fascinating Tarantulas!
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Giotto
     GIOVE Satellites Pave the Way for Galileo
     Grand Gothic Architecture
     Gratitude
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 2
     How Do Coral Reefs Form?
     How Is Paper Recycled?
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     James Ramsey Ullman
     Johannes Kepler
     John Coy
     Karen Cushman
     Karen Hesse
     Keeping a Monthly Assignment Calendar
     Lady Liberty Gets a Makeover!
     Lead in Toys: Mrs. Cooney Worries
     Lenora Learns About Italy's Art Issue
     Li Bing and Dujianyan
     London
     Lonnie the Late Bloomer
     Lunar Apples
     Macramé
     Making a To-Do List
     Making Healthy Food Choices
     Man Imitates Birds
     Mapping the Earth's Surface
     Matt, the Entrepreneur
     Mosques and Palaces of Islamic Architecture
     Mrs. Cooney Worries about Lead in Toys
     Mrs. Wesley: Learning about Immigration
     My New Red Shoes
     Mystery of the Misunderstood Message
     Nunavut and Confederation
     On The Last Day of School
     Origami
     Our Economy and the U.S. Constitution
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Pencils and More Pencils!
     Pericles
     Permanent Human Colony
     Pick a Medium, Any Medium!
     Puppets
     Qualities of a Good Student
     Railroads
     Ryan Says, "Clean Water for All!"
     Samantha Reed Smith, America's Youngest Ambassador
     Sargent Claude Johnson
     Secretary of Energy
     Sense of Smell
     September 11 Memorials
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Shopping for School Supplies
     Sinclair Lewis
     Sir Francis Bacon
     Stardust Mission
     Stripes That Stick Together
     Sustainable Development
     The Chinese Exclusion Act
     The King James Bible
     The Mystery of the Fifth Window, Part Four
     The Mystery of the Missing Ticket
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Quebec Bridge Disaster
     The Space Needle: A Washington Landmark
     The Street Children of Ecuador
     The Tale of the Taj Mahal
     The Tower of Babel and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
     Trans-Asian Railway
     Tycho Brahe
     Unusual Molecules: Buckyballs
     Using a Calendar
     Wernher Von Braun
     Wetlands
     What Are Pastels?
     What Is a Mir?
     What Is Batik?
     What Is Classical Art?
     What Is Paper Maché?
     What Is Pop Art?
     What Is Tie-Dye?
     What to Do When Friends Disagree
     Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge? The Emily W. Roebling Story
     Why Waste? - A Change In Habits
     Wikipedia
     Wilma P. Mankiller: First Woman Chief of an American-Indian Nation
     Wood Burning
(Grades 9-12)
     A New View of Space
     Arthur Miller
     Caracalla
     Janet Bode
     Lenora Tries to Help with Italy's Art Problems
     Olive Ann Burns
     Ralph Ellison
     The Ave Maria Grotto: "The Scenic Shrine of the South"
     The Leaning Tower of Pisa
     The Romans in Britain: Hadrian's Wall
     The Sound of Their Music: Biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein
     The Vietnam Women's Memorial

Stories
(Grades 3-5)
     Dinosaur Expedition
     President George W. Giraffe
     The Choice
(Grades 6-8)
     Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
     Just Say No

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     Camping in Acadia National Park
     The River with Two Names
(Grades 3-5)
     Christmas in Italy
     Mount Rushmore – A Sight to Behold
     Panama - Geography
     The Ohio State Symbols Game
(Grades 6-8)
     Germany - Culture (Johann Gutenberg)
     Khufu's Great Pyramid
     New Jersey
     Pennsylvania
     Under the Cover of Darkness
(Grades 9-12)
     Cote d'Ivoire - History
     Cuba - History
     Panama - History


Finish the Story
     A Special Teddy (Grade 1-3)
     Advertising Mom (Grade 2-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     President's Day (Grade 3-4)
     Super Grandparents (Grade 3-4)
     A Surprise from Your Teacher (Grade 3-5)
     The Pine Cone Design (Grade 3-6)
     Juan the Artist (Grade 3-6)
     Hannah's History Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Megan Bakes Zucchini Bread (Grade 3-6)
     Felicia's Fantastic Invention (Grade 3-6)
     Mardra's Escape (Grade 4-5)
     Pajamas for a Dragon (Grade 4-5)
     Plans Can Change (Grade 4-6)
     Helping the Animals (Grade 4-6)
     I Am Thankful For... (Grade 4-6)
     Save the Animals (Grade 4-6)
     The Secret Artist (Grade 4-6)
     Teacher Appreciation Week (Grade 5)
     Helping Others Obtain Freedom (Grade 5)
     Self-interest Alone Moves Some Men (Grade 5-6)
     The Most Fantastical Mardi Gras Float (Grade 5-6)
     Planning a Convention (Grade 5-7)
     The Young Poet (Grade 6-8)
     I Got It (Grade 6-8)
     Chinese New Year (Grade 6-8)
     The Best Field Trip Ever (Grade 7-9)


What Would You Do?
     Press on or Pass? (Grade 2-4)
     My Forgotten Day (Grade 3-5)
     Plagiarism: Would You Tell? (Grade 3-6)
     Computer Accident (Grade 3-6)
     What Does the American Flag Mean to You? (Grade 3-6)
     Mind Your Manners (Grade 3-6)
     Sally's Sandcastles (Grade 3-6)
     Do You Smell Smoke? (Grade 5-7)
     A Game of Gossip (Grade 6-8)
     Let Me See That (Grade 6-8)
     Joining a Club (Grade 6-8)
     No Time for Homework (Grade 6-8)
     E-mail Dilemma (Grade 7-9)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Home Work (Grade 2)
     Manners Matter (Grades 2-4)
     Planning Our Days (Grade 3)
     Calendar Conversation (Grades 3-4)
     Thumbling: The Tale of a Tiny Boy (Grades 3-4)
     Classroom Conduct (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Theft (Grades 4-7)
     Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 5)
     The Volcanoes - A Play About Forgiveness (Grades 5-7)
     Organization (Grades 6-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Earth Hour Sleepover (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grade 3-4)
     Give the Earth a Hand! (Grade 3-4)
     Peace with Pizza (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     Collecting For a Collection (Grade 3-5)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     Reaching for the Goal (Grade 3-5)
     Stop the Car! Wild and Wacky Road Trip Sites (Grade 4-5)
     The Magic in Room 127: Isabella's Story (Grade 4-5)
     More Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     Scarlet Tiara Loves Red (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     Baboons on the Loose (Grade 5-6)
     Wet and Wild Water Slides (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Stonehenge (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Mighty Fortresses (Grade 6-8)


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