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Read and Color
            What Is Teacher Appreciation Day?
            Teacher Conference Kit


Bulletin Board - Teacher's Helpers
            Teacher's Team


Reading Comprehensions
     Teachers (Grades 1-2)
     The Teacher and Her Dino (Grades 2-3)
     The Mystery of the Smart Teacher (Grades 3-5)
     Susie Baker - Black Teacher (Grades 4-6)
     How to Handle Your Teacher (Grades 5-12)


Finish the Story
     Expert Teacher (Grade 3-4)
     A Surprise from Your Teacher (Grade 3-5)
     Teacher for a Day (Grade 3-5)
     A Special Book for a Special Teacher (Grade 3-6)
     Math Teacher for a Day (Grade 4-6)
     Teacher Appreciation Week (Grade 5)


What Would You Do?
     Teacher Swap Day (Grade 3-6)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Meet My Teachers (Grades 4-6)


Literature Book Units
     A Day in the Life of a Teacher (Grades 1-3)
     Alone in His Teacher's House (Marvin Redpost 4) (Grades 2-4)
     My Teacher is an Alien (Grades 3-5)
     The Teacher's Funeral (Grades 4-8)
     Teacher's Pet (Grades 5-8)


Read and Color Books
            Solphie Goes to School in America
            What is a Good Citizen?
            Billy the Bully
            Apples
            Freddy's First Day of School
            A Funny Kind of Bean (April 22)
            A Shocking Surprise (January 9)
            Labor Day (September 4)
            Community Helpers Read and Color
            The Hailstorm


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Maria Montessori and Her Method

Miscellaneous
(Grades 1-2)
     Far, Far Away
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bicycle for Jake
     A New Friend
     A Sticky Situation
     A Tale of Health Care
     ABCs and ZZZs
     Alexander McCall Smith
     An Artist I'm Not
     An Earth Day Song
     Andrew Clements
     Apples Aren't Always Red
     Avi
     Back to School Writing Assignment
     Barbara Robinson
     Battle with Fighting
     Behavior - It Is a Choice!
     Being Polite - Do You Have Good Manners?
     Beverly Cleary
     Boiling Over
     Can You Touch the Ceiling?
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Commitment - Stick it out!
     Crisis in Zambia: Mulindwa's Story
     Dad in Class
     David A. Adler
     Dealing with High Pressure to Achieve
     Debbie Dadey
     Dots and Dashes
     George Stanley
     Gertrude Chandler Warner
     Hearts and Flowers
     Helping - Be a Good Helper
     Iran
     Job Lost and Found
     Kayla Hates Green
     Kevin Henkes
     Let There Be Light
     Louis Braille, Reading With Your Fingers
     Lunar Rainbow
     Lunar Swap
     Making a Calendar
     Making a Calendar
     Making Music, Bringing Joy
     Meeting My World
     Monkey See, Monkey Do
     Moving Day for Monica
     My New Sister
     On The Night Before School Starts
     On Top of the World
     One Hundred Days of School
     Paula Danziger
     Pretending - Oh, the Places We Go
     Problem Solving - Figuring Things Out
     Progress - Slowly Making Progress
     River Rats
     Roald Dahl
     Scully the Guide Dog Helps Scott
     Sharing - Should You Share Everything?
     Skier Lara Gut: A Winner in Any Language
     Small Sparrows
     Stop!
     Thanks and Cheer
     The Far Side of Weird
     The Rhyme Comes First - Backwards Poetry
     The Runaway Gingerbread Cookie Mystery
     The Story of Irgiz in Romania
     The Trouble With Teasing
     Torn Apart and Back Together
     Trust - Are You Trustworthy?
     Truth - Tell the Truth
     Virginia Lee Burton
     Vision - How Your Eyes Handle Light
     Walter Dean Myers
     Weasel's Measles
     What Are Emotions?
     What's My Job?
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 1
     Where's Robbie?, Chapter 5
     Working Together, Part 1
     Would You Fly If You Could?
     Zach and His Little Red Wagon
(Grades 6-8)
     A Montessori School
     Alex Flinn
     Ally Carter
     America's First Women Dentists
     An Exciting Discovery: The Nag Hammadi Library
     Annie Edson Taylor: Queen of the Mist
     Avi
     Barbara Park
     Barbara Robinson
     Benjamin Bloom
     Buoys
     Caroline B. Cooney
     Charlotte Hawkins Brown
     Cindy Neuschwander
     Community - A Place to Belong
     Consider the Consequences
     Courage - Ain't I a Woman?
     E. L. Konigsburg
     Elephants Never Forget Animal Cruelty
     Emma Hart Willard
     Encouragement - Break a Leg!
     Eoin Colfer
     Four-Legged Help: Guide Dogs for the Blind
     Gender Disparity in Togo: Celine's Story
     Gentle Judo
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 2
     Happy President's Day
     Initiative - Do You Show It?
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Etiquette, Part 2
     Javed in Pakistan: A Problem with Illiteracy
     Javed's Schooling in Pakistan
     Jerome Bruner
     John Coy
     John Dewey
     Karen Hesse
     Katherine Paterson
     Laura Bush
     Llama Love
     Lunar Apples
     Lyndon Johnson
     Making Healthy Food Choices
     Markus Zusak
     Mary Lyon
     Mulindwa Experiences the Crisis in Zambia
     My New Red Shoes
     Mystery of the Brilliant Student
     Nicole's Story: Dealing with Scoliosis
     On The Last Day of School
     Overbooked, Overtired
     Patience - Can You Wait Patiently?
     Paul Fleischman
     Permanent Human Colony
     Phi-lan-thro-py
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 2
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     Research - The Big Move
     Robert Newton Peck
     Romania: The Story of Irgiz and the Abandoned Children
     Ryan Says, "Clean Water for All!"
     Sharon Draper
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Sinead and John Kerr: Ice Dancers with Big Dreams
     Square Root Day
     Starting the Day on a Good Note
     Stripes That Stick Together
     Taekwondo
     The Important Role of Women During World War II
     The Paper Clips Project
     The President's Staff
     The Scientific Method
     There Is No Such Thing as a Stupid Question
     Transitions - The Way You Move...
     Valentine's Day Around the World
     Valentine's Day Potpourri
     Walter Dean Myers: Urban Storyteller
     What Is NASA?
     What Is Pi?
     Why Waste? - A Change In Habits
     Will Hobbs
     Writing a Complete Sentence
     Writing Short Answers
     Zilpha Keatley Snyder
(Grades 9-12)
     A Dream Come True: ICODA
     Eoin Colfer
     Ernest J. Gaines
     J.D. Salinger
     Janet Bode
     Kate Chopin
     Lorraine Hansberry
     Olive Ann Burns
     Ralph Ellison
     Ray Bradbury
     Robert Cormier
     Robert Lipsyte
     Ron Jones
     Samuel Beckett
     Seamus Heaney
     Sharon Creech
     The Marva Collins Story: "A Brilliant Child Inside Every Student"
     Thornton Wilder
     Write Blank Verse

Stories
(Grades 3-5)
     Piano Man

Geography
(no assigned grade level)
     A Visit to Roger Williams Park Zoo
     The Mystery of the Cave
(Grades 3-5)
     Helen Keller
     Old Hickory
     Springtime Trail Ride
     The World of Jazz
(Grades 6-8)
     Born Free – Mary McLeod-Bethune
     Chile - Culture: Pablo Neruda
     Galileo
     NASA
     Pennsylvania
     Ramona Quimby's Creator
     Russia - Holidays
     Supreme Court Justice – Thurgood Marshall
     Thomas Alva Edison
     Uruguay - Culture: Horacio Quiroga


Finish the Story
     New Kid in the Math Class (Grade 2)
     It Is Art! (Grade 2-3)
     A World without Trees (Grade 2-3)
     Back to School in a Time Machine (Grade 2-3)
     Wishing Seeds (Grade 2-3)
     Space Talk (Grade 2-4)
     A Belly Full of Butterflies (Grade 2-4)
     One Hundred Items in a Pocket (Grade 2-4)
     Reading Troubles (Grade 2-5)
     100 Days and Counting (Grade 3)
     A Super Year for Superheroes (Grade 3-4)
     Can Fire Strike Twice? (Grade 3-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Healing Hearts (Grade 3-4)
     Save the Music (Grade 3-4)
     Cat Inspired (Grade 3-4)
     Pizza Project (Grade 3-4)
     Wishful Thinking (Grade 3-4)
     Sailing into Danger (Grade 3-4)
     An Olympic Dream (Grade 3-4)
     We the People (Grade 3-4)
     The New Class Clown (The Monkey and the Camel) (Grade 3-5)
     The Wet Flag (Grade 3-5)
     Flakey Starts to Melt! (Grade 3-5)
     Who Sent This Valentine? (Grade 3-6)
     Twelve Different Days of Christmas (Grade 3-6)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     New School (Grade 4)
     Save the Animals (Grade 4-6)
     Whodunit? (Grade 4-6)
     A Trip to the Rainforest (Grade 4-6)
     A Place in Women's History (Grade 4-6)
     A Cushy Job? (Grade 4-6)
     Last Day of School (Grade 4-6)
     Groundhog Day? (Grade 4-6)
     The Disappearance of Fuzzy Frank (Grade 4-6)
     Grouchy Grindall Gives Thanks (Grade 4-6)
     Piano Girl (Grade 5)
     Self-interest Alone Moves Some Men (Grade 5-6)
     Europe or Summer School? (Grade 5-7)
     Valentine Stress (Grade 6)
     I Got It (Grade 6-8)
     Seize the Day (Grade 6-8)
     Independence Day (Grade 6-8)
     The Great American Smokeout (Grade 6-8)
     Veterans Day (Grade 6-8)
     Valentine's Day (Grade 6-8)
     Love Is in a Balloon? (Grade 6-8)
     Groundhog Day Celebration (Grade 6-8)


What Would You Do?
     A Sweet Choice (Grade 2-4)
     Sheila's Sharing Day: Truth or Consequences? (Grade 2-4)
     I Wish... (Grade 2-4)
     Bully for You (Grade 2-4)
     That's What Friends Are For (Grade 3-5)
     To Tell or Not? (Grade 3-5)
     Pop Goes the Easel (Grade 3-5)
     To Lease or Not to Lease (Grade 3-6)
     Help With Homework (Grade 3-6)
     What Happened to Hanna's Hat? (Grade 3-6)
     Last Day of School Blues (Grade 3-6)
     A Pencil Thief or Not? (Grade 3-6)
     Being the Best (Grade 3-6)
     A Uniform Change (Grade 3-6)
     Making the Grade (Grade 3-6)
     A Tacky Situation (Grade 3-6)
     Shredding My Reputation (Grade 3-6)
     Jackie and the Kickball Game (Grade 3-6)
     Pressured into Running for Election (Grade 3-6)
     Your Nose is Growing (Grade 4-5)
     A Note-able Change (Grade 4-6)
     Do I Have to Do a Recital? (Grade 4-6)
     April Fools (Grade 4-8)
     Homework Horror (Grade 4-8)
     Peppered Fingers (Grade 5-9)
     The Chosen One (Grade 5-9)
     A New School (Grade 6-8)
     My Friend, the Entertainer (Grade 6-8)
     Quit Band? (Grade 6-8)
     No One Does Homework (Grade 6-8)
     Drama Queen (Grade 6-8)
     No Time for Homework (Grade 6-8)
     Everyone Else Has a Computer (Grade 6-8)
     E-mail Dilemma (Grade 7-9)


Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Can You Guess the Job? (Grades 1-2)
     Let's Play "I Spy" in Our Classroom (Grades 1-2)
     Puzzling for Puzzles (Grades 1-2)
     What's for Lunch? (Grades 1-2)
     Apples for Everyone! (Grades 1-3)
     Dinosaur Survival School (Grades 1-3)
     Netiquette Nelly Saves the Day (Grades 1-3)
     Nutty Ned (Grades 1-3)
     Job Challenges (Grades 2-3)
     Merry Meerkats: Life in the Meerkat Colony (Grades 2-3)
     The Classroom Mystery (Grades 2-4)
     The Traffic Accident (Grades 2-4)
     We're Going Back to School (Grade 3)
     A Variety of Jobs (Grades 3-4)
     Community Helpers (Grades 3-4)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     The School Concert (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     Learning in Class (Grade 4)
     Sibling Cleaning Team (Grade 4)
     King Sejong and His Alphabet: A Korean Tale (Grades 4-5)
     School Employees Appreciation Day (Grades 4-6)
     Classroom Conduct (Grades 4-7)
     Good Communication (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Theft (Grades 4-7)
     Making Good Choices (Grades 4-7)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)
     Accepting Responsibility (Grades 6-7)
     Punctuality (Grades 6-7)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Annie's Best Day (Grade 1-2)
     Time to Learn (Grade 1-3)
     Goodies for Good Friends (Grade 2-3)
     I Love Winter (Grade 2-3)
     Oh Man, Stan! (Grade 2-3)
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     The Sun Stands Still (Grade 2-3)
     Brave Ruby Bridges (Grade 3-4)
     Dream a Little Dream...What Does it Mean? (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 3-4)
     Meet Miley (Grade 3-4)
     Peace with Pizza (Grade 3-4)
     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grade 3-5)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Taylor Swift (Grade 3-5)
     Marculus Gets his License (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Visits Earth (Grade 3-6)
     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grade 3-6)
     Awesome Inventions (Grade 4-5)
     Back to School All Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Early Years of a Leader (Grade 4-5)
     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grade 4-5)
     The Magic in Room 127: Isabella's Story (Grade 4-5)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     How to Lose Friends and Annoy People (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     Machu Picchu: The City in the Clouds (Grade 4-6)
     So You Want to Paint Your Room! (Grade 4-6)
     Making Money: a Rewarding Experience (Grade 5)
     Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King! (Grade 5-6)
     Extreme Sports: Going to Extremes (Grade 5-7)
     Science Solves Video Games (Grade 5-7)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)


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Fractions
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Time and Calendar
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Earth Day
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Following Directions
Listening
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Dinosaurs
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