Valentine's Day

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Valentine's Day
             Valentine's Day


Short Readers
     The Rose Bowl Game: "The Granddaddy of Them All" (Short Reader; Grade 7-9 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Tournament of Roses Parade (Grades 2-4) (Grades 2-4)
     Rivers on the Rise (Grades 4-6)
     The Rise and Fall of Water (Grades 5-6)
     The War of the Roses (Grades 5-7)
     The Rise and Fall of the Beatles (Grades 5-7)
     America's New Year Celebration: The Tournament of Roses (Grades 6-8)
     Rising from the Ruins The Burning of Washington, Part 2 (Grades 7-9)
     The Great American Newspaper War, Part 1 - Rise of the Giants (Grades 7-9)

Finish the Story
     Early Rising Surprise (Grade 3-4)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     The Blue Rose (Grades 4-6)
     Rising to a Challenge (Grades 4-7)

Literature Book Units
     The Tiger Rising (Grades 4-6)
     Kneeknock Rise (Grades 4-7)
     Esperanza Rising (Grades 4-8)
     The Lottery Rose (Grades 5-8)

Read and Color Books
            Moon Walking
            The Fairies' Gift (February 28)
            Stacy Spreads Smiles (January 22)
            A Little Help for Sam (April 8)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     A Day on the Farm
     Russ 0212
     There Goes Seth
(Grades 3-5)
     A Horse Named Lady
     A Hound From The Pound
     A Letter from Laysan
     A Pricey Penny
     An E-mail from Charlie Cloud
     An E-mail from Hector the Hurricane
     An E-mail from William Weather
     Being Safe in a Thunderstorm
     Blackfoot Raiders, Part 2
     Bryce Canyon National Park
     Clouds and Weather
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 4
     Earth Hour Power
     Edgar's Adventure
     Guadalupe Mountains National Park
     Hot Springs National Park
     How Volcanoes Make Islands
     Igneous Rocks
     Lumpy Rug Day
     Manatee Life
     Rainy or Fair?
     Revolving for the Seasons
     Scientists Study the Melting Arctic Ice
     Seahorses Are Not Horses That Live in the Sea!
     Summer in the Country
     The Disappearing Puddle
     The Earth's Four Seasons
     The Flyer Colony
     The Montgolfier Brothers and the Hot Air Balloon
     The Wonderful Wind
     Todd the Arctic Fox
     Toss that Pizza Dough!
     Using a Map
     Water Moves in a Circular Motion
     What Is His Name?
     What Is Weather?
     What Makes Wind?
     What's a Hurricane?
     What's a Map?
     What's Wrong in Alaska?
     What's Your Address?
     Why Does Weather Change?
     Wind Energy
     You Can Write Blank Verse
     Your Lungs: Simple or Simply Amazing?
(Grades 6-8)
     Air Plants
     Al Gore Wins the Nobel Peace Prize
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     Animal Cells: Cells Without Walls
     Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 2
     Arches National Park
     Black Blizzards and the Dust Bowl
     California Condors
     Coffin Ship to America, Part 2
     Deadwood, South Dakota: Legendary Black Hills Landmark
     Denali National Park
     Does Anybody Know What Time It Is?
     Easter Symbols
     Effigy Mounds National Monument
     Election of Pope Benedict XVI
     Everyday Life in Victorian England
     Extreme Fashions
     Galileo Tours Io
     Grand Teton National Park
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     Growing Up in the White House
     H. G. Wells
     How Do Ants Build Colonies?
     How Do Coral Reefs Form?
     How Do Hot Air Balloons Work?
     How Do Hydroelectric Dams Work?
     How Do Jellyfish Move?
     How Do Windmills Produce Energy?
     How Does a Hurricane Work?
     How Does a Submarine Work?
     How Does Baking Work?
     How Water Changes Earth's Surface
     Human Genome Project
     Hybrid Cars Update
     Isle Royale National Park
     It's Free!
     Jawahir Suffers in Somalia
     Jimmy Carter
     Lewis Carroll
     Life in the English Countryside
     Live Earth Concert 2007
     Mammoth Cave National Park
     Mapping the Earth's Surface
     Mary Lyon
     Melting Arctic Ice
     Melting Glaciers
     Mischief Night (Historical Fiction)
     Mountain Biomes
     Napoleon Bonaparte
     Napoleon's Wars
     Noise Pollution Near Home
     Pencils and More Pencils!
     Perfume - The Science of Smell
     Phil's Big Day
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America
     Plains, Mountains, and Plateaus
     Plant Cells: Cells With Walls
     Plate Tectonics Theory
     Polar Bears and Global Warming
     Population Three Hundred Million
     Poverty in America
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 1
     Shishmaref: A Tale of Global Warming
     Starting the Day on a Good Note
     State of the Union
     Steam Power
     The Apache Kid: Outlaw Legend of the Southwest, Part 1
     The Civil War and Inflation
     The Corn Laws
     The Cottage
     The Dream Catcher
     The Golden Touch of Goldsmithing
     The Heat Meter
     The Mystery of the Newspaper Bandit
     The Prairie Schooner, AKA the Covered Wagon
     The Reason for the Seasons
     The Science of the Sun
     Tom Thomson: Canada's First Great Expressionist
     Tornadoes, Nature's Twisters
     Urban Planning
     Urban Planning
     Valentine's Day Around the World
     Victorian Gardens
     Weather Fronts
     What Are Hurricanes?
     What Are Literary Elements?
     What Can You Do About Global Warming?
     What Causes Weather?
     What Is a Tsunami?
     What's Under the Ocean Waves?
     Why Do We Have Earth Day?
     Words from the Past, Part 1
     Young Immigrants and Crime in Germany - What Is the Connection?
(Grades 9-12)
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Arizona Is a Natural Wonderland
     Crime and Young Immigrants in Germany - What is the Connection?
     Flannery O'Connor
     Henrik Ibsen
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005
     Irene Hunt
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     Pharaoh Ramses II
     Ron Jones
     Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of World War I
     The Long Island Express: The New England Hurricane of 1938
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia
     Write Blank Verse

(Grades 3-5)
     Aunt Jenny's Wedding
     Dinosaur Expedition
(Grades 6-8)
     Field Trip!
     Rachel's Day in Court
(Grades 9-12)
     Mrs. Little's Discovery

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     Ancient Egypt - History
     The Battle of Lexington Reenactment
     The Little Snout
(Grades 3-5)
     Bolivia - Geography
     Huya's Apprenticeship
     Jordan - Geography
     Nepal - Geography
     The Ohio State Symbols Game
     The Teddy Bear
(Grades 6-8)
     Norway - History
     Russia - Geography
     South Africa - History
     The Big Burp
(Grades 9-12)
     Ancient Greece - History
     Madagascar - History

Finish the Story
     Running Deer Sees a White Man (Grade 2-3)
     What Color Luck Do You Want? (Grade 2-4)
     Spring Has Sprung (Grade 3-4)
     A Cry in the Dark (Grade 3-4)
     Up, Up, and Away (Grade 3-5)
     Under the Sea (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     East or West? Which Home is Best? (Grade 3-6)
     The Bottle on the Beach (Grade 3-6)
     Megan Bakes Zucchini Bread (Grade 3-6)
     Just One Puff (Grade 3-6)
     The Salmon Run (Grade 4-5)
     My Grandmothers Are Missing (Grade 4-7)
     A New Thanksgiving (Grade 5-6)
     It's Not My Cigarette! (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     The Copycat Costume (Grade 3-6)
     Homework Horror (Grade 4-8)
     Can I Copy Your Homework? (Grade 6-8)
     Transport Yourself Into the Future (Grade 7-9)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     I Need to Get Ready, Too! (Grades 1-2)
     A Veteran's Day Celebration (Grades 1-3)
     Mr. Bear and His Grapes: An African-American Tale (Grades 2-3)
     How Mr. Snail Lost His Eyes (Grades 2-4)
     Living in the Sahara Desert (Grades 3-4)
     Spilled Milk (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     Family Reunion (Grade 4)
     Sister to Sister [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)

Reluctant Reader Books
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     Can You Believe it? Wild and Wacky Truths from Around the World (Grade 3-4)
     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grade 3-4)
     P.U. Plants (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Alex's X-Ray Vision (Grade 3-4)
     Stormy Weather (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Has Pet Problems (Grade 3-6)
     Bigfoot: Truth or Tale? (Grade 4-5)
     Extreme Floods (Grade 4-5)
     Glaciers (Grade 4-5)
     The Titanic: The "Unsinkable Ship" that Sank (Grade 4-5)
     Want to be an Astronaut? (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     E Is for Easter (Grade 4-6)
     GA is for Georgia (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     Let's Go Fly a Kite! (Grade 4-6)
     M Is for Map (Grade 4-6)
     May Day (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     NV is for Nevada (Grade 4-6)
     OR is for Oregon (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Scarlet Tiara Loves Red (Grade 4-6)
     SD is for South Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Tropical Rainforests (Grade 4-6)
     TX is for Texas (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     A Mythic Order Adventure (Grade 5)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 2: The Escape (Grade 5)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Vampires (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Lighthouses (Grade 5-8)
     Stonehenge (Grade 5-8)
     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grade 6-8)
     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grade 7-9)

Valentine's Day
             Valentine's Day


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