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Earth's Land

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Earth's Land
             Earth's Land

Read and Color
            Tales of the Mountain Men
            More Than Mountains

            Our Countin' Mountain Bulletin Board

Very Quick Readers
     Volcanic Mountains (Very Quick Reader; Grade 5-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     Guadalupe Mountains National Park (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     Fault-block Mountains (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)
     Mountain Goats (Short Reader; Grade 4-5 Readability)
     Rocky Mountain National Park (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)
     Dome Mountains (Short Reader; Grade 5-6 Readability)
     Lindsey Vonn: Queen of the Mountain (Short Reader; Grade 5-8 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Smoky Mountains (Grades 4-6)
     Mama Hog - The Mother of the Three Little Pigs
     "Fire Mountain" (Grades 3-4)
     Lewis and Clark Cross the Rocky Mountains (Grades 3-5)
     "Sweet Song" - The Mountain Dulcimer (Grades 3-5)
     All Mountains Are Not the Same (Grades 3-5)
     How a Mountain Got its Name - The Legends of Jenny Jump (Grades 4-6)
     Mountain Biking and Unicycling (Grades 4-6)
     Mountain Biomes (Grades 4-6)
     Plains, Mountains, and Plateaus (Grades 4-6)
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America (Grades 4-6)
     The Rocky Mountains (Grades 4-6)
     The Appalachian Mountains (Grades 4-6)
     Folded Mountains (Grades 5-6)
     Battling the Bitterroots: Mountain Battle (Grades 5-7)
     Plateaus and Erosional Mountains (Grades 5-7)
     A Little Mountain Escape (Grades 6-8)
     Fault-Block Mountains and Valleys (Grades 6-8)
     Folded Mountains (Grades 6-8)
     Mountains Formed by Magma (Grades 6-8)
     Rails across America - CP Conquers the Mountains (Grades 7-9)
     The Old Man of the Mountain (Grades 7-9)
     Pebbles to Mountains (Grades 8-9)
     Growing Mountains (Grades 8-9)
     A Mountain of Garbage (Grades 8-10)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grade 4-6)

Finish the Story
     Like the Mountains of Home (Grade 3-4)
     The Mountain Adventure (Grade 4-5)

Literature Book Units
     The Bears on Hemlock Mountain (Grades 1-3)
     Escape From Fire Mountain (Grades 3-6)
     Ghost Train (Cascade Mountain Railroad Mysteries) (Grades 4-6)
     My Side of the Mountain (Grades 5-6)
     The White Mountains (Grades 6-10)
     Saving the Ghost of the Mountain (Grades 4-8)

Read and Color Books
            The Quail Has Quite a Family
            Yancy Yak from Yakima
            Make Earth Feel Better (PDF File)
            Introduction to January
            Hal's Happy Hippos
            Tundra Tales

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 3-5)
     A Halloween Letter
     A House for Birds
     A Model of Earth
     Alpine Skiing
     Big Bend National Park
     Bighorn Sheep
     Crater Lake National Park
     Dall Sheep
     Devils Postpile National Monument
     Disc Golf Cap
     Don't Bathe in the Holy River, Bapu!
     Earth's Next Door Neighbor
     Fun in the Sun...California Style!
     Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
     Glacier Bay National Park
     Glaciers: Moving Rivers of Ice
     Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
     Hot Springs National Park
     How Volcanoes Make Islands
     James K. Polk
     Keith Interviews Mei, the Giant Panda
     Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!
     Meet Maya From Mexico
     Olympic National Park
     Sedimentary Rocks
     Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
     Shenandoah National Park
     Snow Leopard
     There's Nothing "Ho-Hum" About the Himalayas
     What Are Earthquakes?
     What Are Glaciers?
     What Do You Know About the Moon?
     What Is a Volcano?
     What Is Geography?
     Where Does Sand Come From?
     Who Was Sacagawea?
(Grades 6-8)
     "I Will Fight No More Forever"- Chief Joseph
     Acadia National Park
     Aksel Lund Svindal: Alpine All-Star
     Alcohol Abuse: A Tale of Destruction
     An Exploration Discovery
     Autumn Migrations
     Black Blizzards and the Dust Bowl
     Breckenridge, Colorado, Part of Colorado's Playground
     Carlsbad Caverns National Park
     Clues to Earth's Past
     Cross-Country Skiing
     Davey Barr, Ski Cross
     Earth's Blanket
     Earth's Tectonic Plates
     Glacier Movements and Moraines
     Glacier National Park
     Grand Canyon
     Grand Teton National Park
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Great Basin National Park
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 2
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 3
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 1
     Hoary Marmots
     How a Bicycle Works
     How Do Ants Build Colonies?
     How Do Hydroelectric Dams Work?
     How Do Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs?
     How Does a Tornado Work?
     How Does a TV Work?
     How Water Changes Earth's Surface
     Hydrothermal Vents
     James Ramsey Ullman
     John Christopher
     Landslides: On the Road of Destruction
     Lassen Volcanic National Park
     Llama Love
     Mass Wasting: Slip-Sliding Away
     Melting Glaciers
     Mount Rainier National Park
     Mount Rushmore
     Mr. Pool and the Hot Tub Mystery
     Natural Disasters: Disasters or Blessings?
     North Cascades National Park
     Olympic Cycling
     Olympic Express
     Paricutin, a Very Unusual Volcano
     Plate Tectonics Theory
     Rainbow Trout
     Robert Newton Peck
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacred River, Dirty River
     Shaun White
     South America
     The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The 2010 Winter Olympics
     The Apache Kid: Outlaw Legend of the Southwest, Part 1
     The Apache Kid: Outlaw Legend of the Southwest, Part 2
     The Chinese Exclusion Act
     The Legacy of the Snowman
     The Race to Nome: The 1925 Alaska Serum Run
     The Reason for the Seasons
     The Space Needle: A Washington Landmark
     The Two Fellows and a Bear
     Three Kinds of Volcanoes
     Trail of Tears, Part 1
     Two Kinds of Weathering
     Water, Water Everywhere: Furious Floods
     What Causes Weather?
     What Is a "Tar Heel"?
     What Is Shinto?
     What's Under the Ocean Waves?
     Will Hobbs
     Wilson Rawls
     Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
(Grades 9-12)
     A Lost World Found
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Ambrose Bierce
     Arizona Is a Natural Wonderland
     Irene Hunt
     Kate Thompson
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     Missouri State Nicknames
     The Loss of Domestic Animals: A World Problem
     The Natural Wonders of Virginia
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 1
     Thomas Fitzpatrick, AKA Broken Hand, Part 2

(Grades 3-5)
     Courage and Victory

(Grades 1-2)
     Ancient Greece - Hercules
(Grades 3-5)
     Argentina - Geography
     Armenia - Geography
     Bolivia - Geography
     Bulgaria - Geography
     Chile - Geography
     Cote d'Ivoire - Geography
     Croatia - Geography
     Devil's Lake Fishing
     France - Geography
     Georgia - Geography
     Germany - Geography
     Greece - Geography
     Guyana - Geography
     His Name Was "Buffalo Bill"
     India - Geography
     Indonesia - Geography
     Jordan - Geography
     Kenya - Geography
     Kit Carson
     Mongolia - Geography
     Mount Rushmore A Sight to Behold
     Nepal - Geography
     Netherlands - Geography
     Norway - Geography
     Pakistan - Geography
     Peru - Geography
     Springtime Trail Ride
     Thailand - Geography
     The Columbus Day Weekend Trip
     The Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The Louisiana Purchase
     The Space Needle
     Ukraine - Geography
     Venezuela - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Argentina - History
     Armenia - History
     Breaking the Sound Barrier
     Driving in the Big Sky
     Kenya - Traditions and Daily Life
     Nepal - Culture
     Norway - Daily life
     Peru - Culture
     Peru - History
     Russia - Geography
     Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
     Skiing the Slopes
     The Big Burp
     The History of Colorado
(Grades 9-12)
     Bolivia - History
     Chile - History
     Lebanon - History
     Russia - History

Finish the Story
     Western Move (Grade 3-4)
     Eastern Escape (Grade 3-4)
     Surviving Summer Camp (Grade 3-5)
     To Cruise or Not to Cruise (Grade 3-6)
     How Pandas Got Their Colors (Grade 3-6)
     A New Land (Grade 3-6)
     The Legend (Grade 5-6)
     A Holo Summer (Grade 6-7)
     Icy Adventure (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     Winter Woes (Grade 3-6)
     Can I Copy Your Homework? (Grade 6-8)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Let's Go On a Picnic! (Grades 1-2)
     We Like to Have Fun (Grades 1-2)
     The Four Dragons (Grades 2-3)
     The Ungrateful Wolf: A Tale from the Pacific Northwest (Grades 2-3)
     Amare and the Game Board: An Ethiopian Tale (Grades 2-4)
     Big Turtle: A Native American Story (Grades 2-4)
     Maui Tames the Sun: A Hawaiian Legend (Grades 3-4)
     The Story of the Stone Lion (Grades 3-4)
     David and the Wolf (Grades 3-5)
     The Great Rain: A Native American Legend (Grades 3-5)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)
     King Sejong and His Alphabet: A Korean Tale (Grades 4-5)
     The Lake of Miracles: An Incan Legend (Grades 4-6)

Reluctant Reader Books
     The Wonder of Winter (Grade 1-2)
     Giant Pandas (Grade 2-3)
     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grade 2-3)
     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grade 3-4)
     Extreme Snow (Grade 3-4)
     Stormy Weather (Grade 3-4)
     Desert Habitat (Grade 3-5)
     How a Bicycle Works (Grade 3-5)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grade 3-6)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Glaciers (Grade 4-5)
     Home Sweet Home: Wild and Wacky Houses around the World (Grade 4-5)
     Save the Giant Pandas (Grade 4-5)
     Shaun White: Action Sport Superstar (Grade 4-5)
     Showtime for Punxsutawney Phil (Grade 4-5)
     Snakes (Grade 4-5)
     Stop the Car! Wild and Wacky Road Trip Sites (Grade 4-5)
     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grade 4-5)
     The Myth of the Man-eating Monster (Grade 4-5)
     Welcome to Army Ranger School (Grade 4-5)
     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Bear Attack (Grade 4-5)
     AK is for Alaska (Grade 4-6)
     AR is for Arkansas (Grade 4-6)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     GA is for Georgia (Grade 4-6)
     Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grade 4-6)
     ID is for Idaho (Grade 4-6)
     L is for Landforms (Grade 4-6)
     Landmarks of the United States (Grade 4-6)
     M Is for Map (Grade 4-6)
     Machu Picchu: The City in the Clouds (Grade 4-6)
     MN is for Minnesota (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     MT is for Montana (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     NC is for North Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     NM is for New Mexico (Grade 4-6)
     NV is for Nevada (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     PA is for Pennsylvania (Grade 4-6)
     SC is for South Carolina (Grade 4-6)
     The Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth (Grade 4-6)
     TN is for Tennessee (Grade 4-6)
     UT is for Utah (Grade 4-6)
     VA is for Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     VT is for Vermont (Grade 4-6)
     WA is for Washington (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     WY is for Wyoming (Grade 4-6)
     My, Oh, My! Mummy Tales From Around the World (Grade 5-6)
     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grade 5-6)
     Extreme Destinations (Grade 5-7)
     Extreme Sports: Going to Extremes (Grade 5-7)
     El Camino de la Muerte: The Road of Death (Grade 5-8)
     Endangered Animals (Grade 5-8)
     Nessie and Friends: Famous Lake Monsters (Grade 5-8)
     Stonehenge (Grade 5-8)
     Castles: Magnificent Palaces (Grade 6-8)
     Glaciers in Alaska (Grade 6-8)
     The History of the Circus (Grade 6-8)

Earth's Land
             Earth's Land

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