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  • Further vocabulary and comprehension work of Barbara Park's story of Junie B. Jones at a sleepover party.
  • "It's almost the end of the school year, and Room Nine is taking a field trip to a farm!" This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
  • [member-created with abctools] From "carefully" to "warmth". These vocabulary building word strips are great for word walls. Supplements the book by Audrey Penn.
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this book about a young frog in a band.
  • Three activity pages designed to accompany Joseph Slate's story of a kindergarten teacher and her first days of class.
  • Language lessons to accompany the story of an adolescent frog on a bicycle trip.
  • Review vocabulary and facts featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 9th Magic Tree House book (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Review vocabulary and facts featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 11th Magic Tree House book (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Reviews vocabulary featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 21st Magic Tree House book; includes a "true/false" quiz and short writing prompts. Most of this lesson can be used without the book. Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary for Arnold Lobel's classic short stories.
  • Comprehension and vocabulary work to accompany Karen Gray Ruelle's "Harry and Emily" holiday story.
  • Review vocabulary from Jacqueline Woodson's beautiful book about a lonely girl, her grandmother, and a stray kitten, all waiting for Mama to come back from her work up north.
  • Reviews vocabulary featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 22nd Magic Tree House book; includes a "true/false" quiz and short writing prompts. Most of this lesson can be used without the book. Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Reviews Phoebe Gilman's retelling of this Jewish folktale, with questions tying the story moral to the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • This unit uses the Swahili counting book by Muriel and Tom Feelings as a starting point for comparing cultures.
  • This unit reviews Gerald McDermott's tale of an African rabbit. Good story sequencing practice, a word search, and more.
  • Word search, "I can" prompts, matching pictures, complete the pattern, and more preschool/primary activities to accompany Watty Piper's classic.
  • A six page book unit of comprehension questions, write and draw activities and word puzzles to use with "The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Pets."
  • Vocabulary, comprehension and writing exercises enhance this book by Mary Hoffman about a girl who loves stories.
  • "A mother bird sat on her egg..." Enhances the P.D. Eastman book with vocabulary and comprehension exercises.
  • Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for this retelling of the King Midas story by Pat and Fredrick McKissack.
  • "Remember when it was scary to go to school? 'Cause it was your first day and you didn't know anything. Meet Junie B. Jones, kindergartner. She's so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it's time to go home, she doesn't." This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for this installment in Cynthia Rylant's delightful "Henry and Mudge" series.

  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for this installment in Cynthia Rylant's delightful "Henry and Mudge" series.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension of Eric Carle's story of a ladybug who didn't say "please" and "thank you".
  • Open-ended comprehension questions and prompts to go with Dick Gackenbach's tale of three trees: one used for material, one a Christmas tree, and one left in the forest. A great Earth Day tie-in.
  • Comprehension questions and writing prompts to review Helen Cowcher's story of a rain forest from the animals' point of view. Common Core: ELA - RL5.6, RL4.6
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this book about a young frog learning to swim.
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this charming story of a young frog on Valentine's Day.
  • Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary with this book unit, which accompanies Jonathan London's story about a frog learning about restaurant manners.
  • Reviews vocabulary featured in Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House book "Pirates Past Noon"; includes a "true/false" pirate mythology quiz (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for this installment in Cynthia Rylant's "Henry and Mudge" series.
  • A ten page set of activities for the James Marshall book, "Fox on the Job," that includes true/false and completion questions, word unscramble, writing and drawing prompt, plus a crossword puzzle and word search.
  • An eight page unit of reading comprehension and vocabulary activities based on the Jan Brett book, Annie and the Wild Animals. Includes completion, true/false and short answer questions, drawing and writing prompt, word unscramble, crossword and word search puzzles.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for the book by Rosemary Wells.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Alyssa Satin Capucilli's popular "Biscuit" series. Biscuit the puppy runs away from his bath with his puppy friend, Puddles.
  • "When Mudge the dog gets sick and goes to the vet, both he and Henry share some scary moments." Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for this installment in Cynthia Rylant's delightful "Henry and Mudge" series.
  • Enhances David Shannon's tale of a barnyard that takes to its wheels. Good for farm animal units and ordinal number practice.
  • Featuring vocabulary, and clear color pictures depicting the four Cretaceous dinosaurs featured in Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House book "Dinosaurs Before Dark" (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Featuring vocabulary and color pictures of medieval knights like the ones featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 2nd Magic Tree House book (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach: crossword, word search, and word scramble.