Five Senses

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Five Senses
             Five Senses

Touch Activity
            Touch to Tell

Very Quick Readers
     Look, but Don't Touch! (Very Quick Reader; Grade 2-4 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     The Day I Touched a Lobster! (Grades 3-4)
     Can You Touch the Ceiling? (Grades 3-4)
     What Did You Touch? (Grades 3-5)
     The Golden Touch of Goldsmithing (Grades 4-6)
     Sense of Touch (Grades 6-7)

What Would You Do?
     Good Touch? Bad Touch? (Grade 3-6)

Literature Book Units
     The Chocolate Touch (Grades 3-7)
     Touching Spirit Bear (Grades 6-10)

Read and Color Books
            Felix Faces His Fears (PDF file)
            Harry the Harlequin

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Johanna Spyri

(no assigned grade level)
     Skin and its Care
(Grades 1-2)
     Come to the Reef
     Honoring the Dogs
     Sensory Poetry
     The Shape of Things
(Grades 3-5)
     A Coral Reef
     A Halloween Letter
     Alice's Spring
     All By Myself!
     Amber Pumpkins
     An E-mail from Foster Fog
     An E-mail from Tommy the Tornado
     Are Your Hands Clean?
     Bats: Furry, Flying Mammals
     Beating Bird Flu
     Chemistry by the Numbers: Acids and Bases
     Dancing Dressage Horses
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 4
     Donald's Tale of the Coral Reefs
     Finding Rainbows
     Fire Safety at Home
     Fish of the Reef
     Fishing Spiders
     Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross
     George Selden
     Germs Make Us Sick
     Gettysburg Address
     H1N1 or Swine Flu
     Happy Birthday, Knut!
     Hot! Hot! Hot!
     How Do Toasters Work?
     How Do We Taste Things?
     How to Catch (or Not to Catch!) a Cold
     If You Give a Manatee a Cookie...
     Is It the Hair, or What You're Doing With It?
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Poisonous Plants
     Life in a Tide Pool
     Louis Braille, Reading With Your Fingers
     Meeting My World
     Moving Day for Monica
     My Ears
     My New Sister
     My Skin
     Not Again!
     Open Wide!
     Rachel Interviews Baron the Brine Fly
     Sea Otters and Manatees
     Summer in the Sand
     Take a Tour of the Skeletal System, Part 1
     The Bee and Jupiter
     The Best Sport
     The Five Senses
     The Flyer Colony
     The Hiding Place, Part 2
     The Hiding Place, Part 3
     Tobacco in the Americas
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 2
     What Does a Globe Show Us?
     What Is Air?
     What You Need to Know About Sexual Harassment
     Winter Kitten, Part 2
     Working Together, Part 2
     Wrapping a Gift
     Your Body
     Your Muscles
     Your Nervous System
     Your Skin
(Grades 6-8)
     9/11 Hero: Father Mychal Judge
     A Brief History of Hygiene
     A Splinter
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     Accidental Discoveries that Changed the World: Super Glue
     Amanda's Story: Dealing with Acne
     An Unstable Fourth, Part 1
     Avoid Electrical Fires
     Balance - It's a Balancing Act!
     Centipede or Millipede?
     Could There Be Water on the Moon?
     Different Ways of Analyzing the Text
     Dog Agility
     Egg Allergy Nutrition
     Electricity Safety
     Emperor Penguins
     Everglades National Park
     Explore Fun Facts about the United States
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Fire in the Kitchen!
     Get Moving!
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 2
     H. G. Wells
     Home Sweet Gingerbread Home
     How Do Batteries Work?
     How Do Penguins Survive the Cold?
     How Does a Piano Work?
     How Does a Refrigerator Work?
     How Does a Refrigerator Work?
     How Does a Seismograph Work?
     How Does a Tornado Work?
     How Does a Venus Flytrap Trap Flies?
     How Does Poison Ivy Work?
     How Plants Defend Themselves
     I'm your tooth
     Ice Age Mammals: The "Terrible Pig" Dinohyus
     It's Not Silly...It's Bee-utiful!
     Jerome Bruner
     Johannes Kepler and the Mystery of Six-Cornered Snowflakes
     Kathleen Karr
     Keeping Your Nervous System Healthy
     Lenora Learns About Italy's Art Issue
     Let's Get Things Started
     Meet My Pet Tarantula
     Mood or Tone
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One
     Nutritional Safety
     Olympic Swimming: Katie Hoff and Michael Phelps
     Our Sense of Hearing
     Paying Your Phone Bill
     Permanent Human Colony
     Poison Dart Frogs
     Pump Up Your Reading
     Raccoon Paws: What Handy Hands!
     Rainy Day Memories, Part 2
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     Rococo Style
     Salamanders Are Amphibians
     Scientists Get Their Ducks in a Row about Bird Flu
     Ship in the Mist, Part 2
     Static Electricity
     Strategies for Effective Reading - Before You Read
     Strategies for Effective Reading - While You Read
     Studying "Sense-ably"
     Texting RULES!
     That Takes A Lot of Nerve!
     The Albatross
     The Art and Sport of Dressage Horseback Riding
     The Best Dog
     The Brain
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Mudpuppy
     The Mysterious Renoir Thief
     The Nervous System
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Scoop on Poop
     The Sense of Touch: Ouch!
     The Sun
     The Two Fellows and a Bear
     Tornadoes, Nature's Twisters
     Twist and Shout: A Tornado is Coming!
     Understanding Body Odor: No Sweat!
     Victoria Woodhull
     Victorian Gardens
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     What Is Scrapbooking?
     What Is Tie-Dye?
     William Wordsworth
     Wood Burning
(Grades 9-12)
     Flannery O'Connor
     George and Ira Gershwin: Musical Teamwork
     How Does a Microwave Oven Work?
     Janet Bode
     Lenora Tries to Help with Italy's Art Problems
     Robert Lipsyte
     The Brain

(Grades 3-5)
     Ms. Moyer, Tour Guide
     Rolando's Daring Adventure

(Grades 3-5)
     Fiji - Geography
     Mount Rushmore A Sight to Behold
     Paraguay - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Argentina - Culture
     Cote d'Ivoire - Culture
     Kenya - Traditions and Daily Life
     Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
     Vatican - Culture
     Vatican - Geography

Finish the Story
     My Story: Growing Up as a Seed (Grade 2-3)
     Attic Challenge (Grade 2-3)
     Mow Swing (Grade 2-3)
     A World without Trees (Grade 2-3)
     A Hat of Many Colors (Grade 2-4)
     A Froggy Surprise (Grade 2-4)
     Trouble in the Lab (Grade 2-4)
     A Real New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Counting Penguins (Grade 3-4)
     Desperate Ride (Grade 3-4)
     Cynta of Underhill (Grade 3-4)
     Minchin and Minuet Go to Mardi Gras (Grade 3-4)
     Adventure in the Clouds (Grade 3-5)
     Appearances Can Be Deceptive (Grade 3-5)
     The Broken Vase (Grade 3-6)
     An Adventure in Time (Grade 3-6)
     Winter Break (Grade 4)
     The Secret of Gingerbread (Grade 4-5)
     Aunt Lou Meets Lily (Grade 4-5)
     Inside the Old Bailey House (Grade 4-6)
     Zip and Zing Take a Vacation (Grade 4-6)
     And the Winner Is... (Grade 4-6)
     The Disappearance of Fuzzy Frank (Grade 4-6)
     Would You Want to Live Forever? (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All of Me (Grades 1-2)
     At the Aquarium (Grades 1-2)
     Preparing for a Party (Grades 3-4)
     The Cuckoo: A Siberian Story (Grades 3-4)
     Not Just about Us (Grades 4-5)
     The Lake of Miracles: An Incan Legend (Grades 4-6)
     How to Handle a Bully (Grades 4-8)

Reluctant Reader Books
     My Dog and Best Friend (Grade 1-2)
     A Message from Rover (Grade 2-3)
     Clowning Around (Grade 2-3)
     Oh Man, Stan! (Grade 2-3)
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     Beyond Sit and Stay: Training Tricks for You and Your Dog (Grade 2-4)
     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grade 2-4)
     Meet Match the Fire Dog (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Sports (Grade 3-4)
     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grade 3-6)
     That's How Ron Rolls: a Skateboarding Story (Grade 4)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Early Years of a Leader (Grade 4-5)
     Home Sweet Home: Wild and Wacky Houses around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Meat Munching Plants (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     The Magic in Room 127: Isabella's Story (Grade 4-5)
     The Making of a Mummy (Grade 4-5)
     How About a Corn Snake for a Pet? (Grade 4-6)
     Oh, the Stories He Wrote! The Life of Dr. Seuss (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book One (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     Soccer History by Mail (Grade 4-6)
     Storm Chasers: Into the Storm (Grade 4-6)
     Underwater Adventure, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     WI is for Wisconsin (Grade 4-6)
     Zephyr's Choice, Book 2: The Escape (Grade 5)
     B Is for Baseball (Grade 5-6)
     CSI: Fingerprints (Grade 5-6)
     Watch Out! I'm Dangerous! (Grade 5-6)
     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)

Five Senses
             Five Senses

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