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Short Readers
     Storm Chasers (Short Reader; Grade 6-8 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     An E-mail from Dharma the Dust Storm (Grades 1-3)
     Storm Safety (Grades 2-3)
     The Storm (Grades 3-4)
     A Brachiosaurus Rain Storm (Grades 3-4)
     Storm Chasers and Spotters (Grades 3-5)
     The Ice Storm (Grades 4-5)
     The Monster Storm (Grades 4-5)
     The 1993 Storm of the Century (Grades 6-8)
     Desert Storm (Grades 6-8)
     The Greatest Storms on Earth, Part I (Grades 6-9)
     The Greatest Storms on Earth, Part II (Grades 6-9)
     Storms (Grades 7-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Storm Chasers: Into the Storm (Grade 4-6)

Finish the Story
     Into the Storm! (Grade 3-6)
     Storm Brewing (Grade 4)

Literature Book Units
     The Littles and the Big Storm (Grades 2-4)
     Magic School Bus #14: Electric Storm (Grades 2-5)
     Storm in the Night (Grades 3-4)

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Oceans of the World
     The Ever-Changing Surface of the Earth - Part 1: Erosion
     The Sun-Earth's Closest Star
(Grades 1-2)
     Save Our Trees
     The Apple Tree
     The Shell Necklace
(Grades 3-5)
     A Coral Reef
     An E-Mail from Blair the Blizzard
     An E-mail from Hector the Hurricane
     An E-mail from Sarah Sleet
     An E-mail from Tommy the Tornado
     An E-mail from William Weather
     Being Safe in a Thunderstorm
     Big, Black Blizzards!
     Clouds and Weather
     Do It Yourself Forecasting
     Goodness Gracious, Great Bolts of Lightning!
     Hardscrabble Christmas III
     Hayly the Arctic Hare
     I Am an Immigrant
     I Hate My Life!, Part 1
     Icy Weather
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 1
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 2
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 3
     Jake and Jackie Nurture a Nature Trail
     Jamie's Dream
     Kenai Fjords National Park
     Liang in a Chinese Cancer Village
     Marco Splashes in Acid Rain
     Mr. Penguin, Watch that Egg!
     Pet Care in a Disaster
     Preventing Fires While Fishing
     Race to the Moon!
     Rainy or Fair?
     Romulus and Remus
     Sand and Gravel
     Standing Up & Sitting In
     Sukkot Surprise
     Thank a Farmer!
     The Best Catch
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 2)
     The Old Woman and Her Wish
     The Pilgrimsí First Feast
     The Stormy Shore
     The Thunderbird
     Tidal Pool
     Tuna Fish Valentine
     Wavelength, Crest, and Trough
     Wendy's World
     Wendy's World- Where Am I?
     What's a Hurricane?
     What's In a Name - Maybe a Hurricane!
     Why Does Weather Change?
     Winter Kitten, Part 1
     You Can Write a Ballad
     You Can Write Blank Verse
(Grades 6-8)
     A Guatemalan Girl Gets Enough to Eat
     A Short History on Marathon
     Acadia National Park
     Acid Rain, Go Away!
     African Praise Poetry
     Air Pressure and Wind
     Al Gore Wins the Nobel Peace Prize
     Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt: Working for a Living in the 1890s, Part 2
     Backwoods Thanksgiving I--Elk Trouble
     Black Blizzards and the Dust Bowl
     Captain Maher's Job: Is the Hudson River Safe?
     Children on the Mayflower
     Clouds and Precipitation
     Collecting Weather Data
     Crop Circles
     Daniel Defoe
     Do Meteorologists Study Meteors?
     Do Not Stand Idly By
     Do You Want To Visit Jupiter?
     Down by the Seashore
     Driving Along the Ocean Floor, Part 1
     Earth Movers - Wind
     Elian Gonzalez
     Emperor Penguins
     Finding History in the Ice
     Gary Paulsen
     Glacier Movements and Effects on Climate
     Global Warming
     Grand Gothic Architecture
     How Annah's Big Ears Saved the Day
     How Do Coral Reefs Form?
     How Do New Species Form?
     How Does a Hurricane Work?
     How Does a Nor'easter Work?
     How Does a Tornado Work?
     Hurricanes of History
     Icy Weather Conditions
     Inside the Hurricane
     John Manjiro- Accidental Visitor
     Kathleen Karr
     Landslides: On the Road of Destruction
     Ler Shee's Story: Myanmar Cyclone Relief
     Life in China's Cancer Villages
     Natural Disasters: Disasters or Blessings?
     North Cascades National Park
     Ocean Motions, Part 1 - Tides and Waves
     Outta Here
     Predicting the Weather
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 1
     Resources from the Land
     Rivers on the Rise
     Sedna, Goddess of the Sea
     Sharon Draper
     Ship in the Mist, Part 1
     Shishmaref: A Tale of Global Warming
     Sports Heroes Who Were Immigrants
     Submarine Earthquakes, Part II
     Terek's Revenge
     The 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
     The Christmas Tree Ship Disaster
     The Dust Bowl
     The Fox Learns a Lesson: Start With Yourself
     The Gas Effect, Part 2
     The Gas Giant Planets
     The Great Exhibition
     The Iliad and the Odyssey, Part 1
     The Iliad and the Odyssey, Part 2
     The Lost Wig
     The Meteorologist's Tool Box
     The Mystery of the Man in the Dark
     The Mystery of the Open Window
     The Pilgrims' Life in the New World
     The Polaroid Camera
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Rocky Planets
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Sago Mine Disaster
     The Slave Trade
     The Tri-State Tornado of 1925
     The Weather Outside Is Frightful
     Tornadoes, Nature's Twisters
     Tsunami in the Indian Ocean
     Warrior's Heart, Part 2 - Ira Hayes
     Water Pollution in the Hudson River: Captain Maher's Story
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     What Are Hurricanes?
     What Are Sunspots?
     What Can You Do About Global Warming?
     What Is Meteorology?
     What Is Realistic Painting?
     What Is Shinto?
(Grades 9-12)
     Apolo Anton Ohno
     Earth Science in Your Life
     Hurricane Hunters
     Hurricane Katrina, August 2005
     Hurricanes: The Damage Left Behind
     In the Path of a Hurricane
     Kate Chopin
     Myanmar Cyclone Relief: Ler Shee's Story
     On The Road With Alice Ramsey
     The Dr. Jekyll - Mr. Hyde Molecule and the Case of the Vanishing Ozone
     The Long Island Express: The New England Hurricane of 1938
     The Movement of Soil, Part 1
     The Wet Treatment, Part 1
     Write a Ballad
     Write Blank Verse

(Grades 3-5)
     Thanksgiving Program

(Grades 3-5)
     India - Geography
     Moving the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
     Nepal - Geography
     Norway - Geography
     The Charter Oak Tree
     The Charter Oak
     The Great Molasses Flood of Boston
     Yellowstone National Park
(Grades 6-8)
     "You're Doing Fine, Oklahoma!"
     France - History
     France - Traditions and Daily life
     New York State
     The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

Finish the Story
     Gingerbread Men, Unite! (Grade 2-4)
     Where's Molly? (Grade 2-4)
     Sailing into Danger (Grade 3-4)
     Cattle Drive (Grade 3-4)
     A Dark and Stormy Night (Grade 3-5)
     A Tale of Two Raindrops (Grade 3-5)
     Snowflake Fairies (Grade 3-6)
     Snowflake Magic (Grade 4-5)
     Plans Can Change (Grade 4-6)
     Mousetrap (Grade 4-6)
     The Secret Artist (Grade 4-6)
     Domingo's Voyage (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     What Will the Weather Be? (Grades 1-3)
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)
     The Hidden Pi (Grades 2-4)
     Question Mark Seeks Answers about Presidential Inaugurations (Grades 5-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Clowning Around (Grade 2-3)
     Stormy Weather (Grade 3-4)
     Dry as Dust (Grade 4-5)
     Extreme Floods (Grade 4-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Lost at Sea (Grade 4-5)
     FL is for Florida (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     More Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 4-6)
     TX is for Texas (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     The Bermuda Triangle (Grade 6-8)


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