Five Senses

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Five Senses
             Five Senses


Writing for Parents
            A Taste of Things to Come (letter)

Reading Comprehensions
     Winning Tastes
     A Taste Nightmare (Grades 1-3)
     How Do We Taste Things? (Grades 3-5)
     Your Sense of Taste (Grades 3-5)
     A Taste for Gold, Part 1 (Grades 4-6)
     A Taste for Gold, Part 2 (Grades 4-6)
     A Taste for Gold, Part 3 (Grades 4-6)
     Tasting Sunlight (Grades 4-6)
     Sense of Taste (Grades 5-7)

Literature Book Units
     A Taste of Blackberries (Grades 4-8)

Read and Color Books
            The Terror of Tinkerton
            The Yummiest Nut
            Help for Hannah's Cookies (December 2)
            Butterscotch Pudding in Space (September 19)
            Jack's Delicious Rocks (November 4)
            Different Kinds of Smoke
            Mom's Birthday

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     P. T. Barnum
     Samuel F. B. Morse

(no assigned grade level)
     Oceans of the World
     Reading a Food Label
(Grades 1-2)
     Apples to Eat
     Come to the Reef
     How the Rattlesnake Got Its Poison
     Irina's Icicle Island
     Pine Cone Garland
     Sensory Poetry
     Snow Cream
     The Grey Pression
     Uncle Fred's Cigar
     What Do You Eat?
     Why Bears Have Short Tails
(Grades 3-5)
     A Shepherd's Snack
     Advertising: Fact or Opinion?
     Amanda's Special Salad
     Apple Pie
     Autumn Apples
     Avoiding Alcohol
     Blackfoot Raiders, Part 1
     Campout Cooking
     Carmen the Camarasaurus Gets Her Wish
     Chemistry by the Numbers: Acids and Bases
     Dangerous Products for Dogs
     Eating Healthy - Eat Right, Feel Good!
     Fancy Writing and Other Islamic Art
     Frozen Meals
     Gila Monsters
     Go Wash Your Face!
     Grandma's Magic Liquid
     Greenland Sharks
     Hanukkah Symbols (nonfiction)
     How Do We Smell Things?
     How to Say No to a Friend
     Is It Still Safe to Eat?
     Karl's Kitchen
     Life On the Trail
     Marco Splashes in Acid Rain
     Marie's Race
     Matter Is...
     Meeting My World
     Milking Time
     Minty's Christmas Surprise
     Mom, Can I Drink Salt Water?
     My New Sister
     Pam Plans a Picnic
     Papa's Apple Tree
     Pearls of Wisdom
     Rachel Interviews Lorna the Ladybug
     School Lunches
     Shining Sea, Come Back
     Speaking on My Feet
     Takeout Foods
     Taking Care of Leftovers
     Teesha Drinks Clean Water
     The Best Valentine’s Day Ever
     The Best Vegetables in the World
     The Boer War
     The Deli
     The Five Senses
     The Ice Storm
     The Nose Knows
     The Peasant and the Apple Tree
     The Secret Life of Seeds
     The Sense of Smell: Get a Whiff of This!
     The Sense of Taste: Mmm!
     The Sioux
     Tips on Using a Coffee Maker
     Tobacco in the Americas
     Tuna Fish Valentine
     Using a Restaurant Menu
     Using a Toaster Oven
     Water Power
     Wendy's World- Let's Make a Map
     Whales and Dolphins
     What Did You Touch?
     What Should I Feed My Dog?
     What Would We Eat Without Plants?
     Woodlands Indians
     Your Body
     Your Nervous System
     ~NAME2s~ Apple
(Grades 6-8)
     A Brief History of Pizza
     Accidental Discoveries: Saccharin
     Acids and Bases
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     An Afghan Girl Goes to School
     An African Girl Drinks Clean, Fresh Water
     And Not a Drop to Drink
     Balance - It's a Balancing Act!
     Be a Comparison Shopper
     Bell's Palsy
     Business Booms During the Renaissance!
     Changes: Physical or Chemical?
     Cuddly Koalas
     Different Kinds of Cells Make Up Our Bodies
     Dinner Will Be Served at Noon
     Egg Allergy Nutrition
     Ellis Island - Gateway to America, Part 1
     Endangered Animals!
     Escaping Terrorism in the Philippines
     Eye Identify!
     Food As Fuel
     Food Scientist
     Fungi - Friends or Foes?
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 1
     Gross But Edible Foods
     Hermit Crabs
     Home Sweet Home for an Immigrant
     How Does Baking Work?
     How Plants Defend Themselves
     I'm your tooth
     Identifying Minerals
     Immigrant Cooking in America
     Indian Food and a Short History of Spices
     It's Not Silly...It's Bee-utiful!
     Keeping Your Nervous System Healthy
     Kicking Back Cowboy Style - A History of Rodeos
     Kitchen Chemistry
     Life in a Refugee Camp
     Life with a Skunk
     Market Incentives, Substitutes, and Complements
     Matter, Elements, Molecules, and Compounds
     Melting Arctic Ice
     Melting Pot, Salad Bowl, or Ethnic Stew?
     Metric Pizza
     Mexican Moles
     Milk Nutrition
     Mood or Tone
     More Gross but Edible Foods
     On the Road with Burma Shave - Advertising in the Fifties
     Our Sense of Hearing
     Panic, Preparation, Practice, and Panache, Part 4
     Pitohuis and Ifritas
     Red or Green, Some Like Them Hot
     Safety in the Lab
     Sand Mandalas
     Science and Technology in Ancient India
     Sense of Touch
     Smokeless Tobacco
     Smoking Hot Basketball
     Snack Attack for Older Kids
     Studying "Sense-ably"
     Sugar Substitutes
     Sweets for the Sweet
     The Brain
     The Colonial Navy
     The Diet of a Cystic Fibrosis Patient
     The Endangered Species Act
     The Mysterious Fever
     The Mystery of the Hidden Photograph, Part One
     The Nervous System
     The Nutrition of a "Picky-Eater" Toddler
     The Orchestra versus the Band
     The Pilgrims' Real Thanksgiving Menu
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     Thomas Ponders Genetically Engineered Food
     What Goes Into Real Mexican Food?
     What's a Preschooler to Drink?
     Wholly Mole!
(Grades 9-12)
     Breaking Up the Soviet Union
     Gadgets, Gizmos, and the Great Unknown
     The Brain
     The Nature of Science, Part 1
     The Wet Treatment, Part 1
     Where's the Party? - Prohibition and the Mood of the Roaring Twenties

(Grades 3-5)
     Amish Barn-raising
     Midnight Harvest
     Vacation at the Beach

(Grades 6-8)
     Prairie Dogs

(no assigned grade level)
     Chinese Culture
(Grades 3-5)
     Land Ahoy!
     The Great Molasses Flood of Boston
(Grades 6-8)
     Hey, Kool-Aid
     Nigeria - History
     Norway - Daily life
     The Bahamas - Culture

Finish the Story
     Wishing Seeds (Grade 2-3)
     One Hundred Items in a Pocket (Grade 2-4)
     Trouble in the Lab (Grade 2-4)
     Turkey-Lurkey (Grade 3-4)
     Spring Season (Grade 3-4)
     Gingerbread Cowboys (Grade 3-4)
     Prisca and Jimitty (Grade 3-4)
     The Stew (Grade 3-5)
     Got (Chocolate) Milk? (Grade 3-5)
     Persuasion Is Better Than Force (Grade 3-6)
     The Girl Who Loved Candles (Grade 3-6)
     Who Ate All My Cereal? (Grade 4-6)
     Inspector Butterfly (Grade 5-6)
     Virtual Thanksgiving (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Gift Clothes (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     We See Shapes Everywhere (Grades 1-2)
     Buying Fruits at the Farmers' Market (Grades 1-3)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     Girls in the Kitchen (Grades 2-3)
     Mr. Bear and His Grapes: An African-American Tale (Grades 2-3)
     The Snow Is Falling! (Grades 2-3)
     Stirring the Pot (Grade 3)
     Stylin' (Grades 3-4)
     Tactful Tori (Grades 3-5)
     Todd and the Apple Tree (Grades 3-5)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     A Fruity Picnic (Grade 4)

Reluctant Reader Books
     The Story of an Apple (Grade 1-3)
     A Message from Fluffy (Grade 2-3)
     Emperor Penguins (Grade 2-3)
     Munchable Mysteries: Busting Food Myths (Grade 2-3)
     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grade 2-3)
     P.U. Plants (Grade 3-4)
     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grade 3-4)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grade 3-6)
     Amazing Sharks (Grade 4-5)
     Meat Munching Plants (Grade 4-5)
     Meet Dave the Bug Eater (Grade 4-5)
     Out-of-This-World Facts About Astronauts and Life in Outer Space (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grade 4-5)
     You and Your Favorite Color (Grade 4-5)
     Your Dog's Baffling Behavior (Grade 4-5)
     IL is for Illinois (Grade 4-6)
     Rex's Delectable Food Phrases (Grade 4-6)
     Amazing Spiders (Grade 5-6)
     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grade 5-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grade 5-6)
     Let's Eat: Unusual Foods! (Grade 5-8)
     Pizza (Grade 5-8)
     Plants on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)

Five Senses
             Five Senses


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