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  • This unit uses the popular children's book, Rosie's Walk (by Pat Hutchins) to improve sight word vocabulary, reading comprehension, and creative writing and thinking skills.
  • Run, run, run, to catch this great lesson to enhance the classic children's story. Sight-word recognition, past tense practice, and more.
  • Reinforces Eric Carle's popular story of a very, very hungry caterpillar.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Alyssa Satin Capucilli's popular "Biscuit" series. A little yellow dog wants one more thing before he'll go to sleep.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Marc Brown's popular "Arthur" series. Arthur is the only one in his class who hasn't lost a tooth yet. Will one ever come out?
  • [created with abctools] Chapter-by-chapter review of vocabulary from "Dinosaurs Before Dark" by Mary Pope Osborne.
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this book about a young frog learning to swim.
  • 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.
  • Simple question worksheets and writing prompts to review Tomie dePaola's telling of the legendary giant of Knockmany Hill.
  • "One of Junie B. Jones's top front teeth is loose! Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this development. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And what's all this tooth fairy business?" This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
  • Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for Teddy Slater's book about telling time.
  • Enhances Julie Danneberg's witty story of first day nerves. Combine with our Back to School Unit activities in our Theme section.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this book about a young frog getting dressed when he's supposed to be hibernating.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Alyssa Satin Capucilli's popular "Biscuit" series. Biscuit celebrates a hundred days of school.
  • Four worksheets (comprehension, vocabulary in context, counting, and word problmes) to accompany Beatrix Potter's fun story of a naughty kiten.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for the book by Rosemary Wells.
  • Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for Mary Packard's story about losing a tooth.
  • 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
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for the first installment in Cynthia Rylant's delightful "Henry and Mudge" series.

  • Word scramble, word search, cloze, short answer comprehension questions, true/false and a short writing prompt review Marion Dane Bauer's factual story about snow.
  • Eight vocabulary words to practice for Michael Bond's picture book, Paddington. Created with abctools® Includes ABC Sort, Crossword Puzzle, Word List, Unscramble, and Word Search.

  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Catherine Walters' book about a restless bear cub who can't wait for spring.
  • Vocabulary enhancement to accompany Arthur Dorros's book explaining the causes and effects of wind. Caution: this book may be hard to find.
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this charming story of a young frog on Valentine's Day.
  • This unit helps develop comprehension and vocabulary skills to enhance Eve Bunting's tale of two hibernating bears who wake up for a special day.
  • A nine page unit of comprehension and vocabulary exercises for Alyssa Satin Capucilli's book, Biscuit Takes a Walk.
  • A colorful board game that follows Paddington's paw prints through story events. Includes game board, cards, character pieces, and instructions for game play. Laminate for a fun, reuseable classroom game.

  • Enhances the Kate McMullan book with vocabulary and comprehension exercises.
  • This unit helps develop comprehension skills and enhances the vocabulary found in Harry and Wendy Devlin's story of a man who never got a Valentine...and his secret admirer.
  • 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.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Ezra Jack Keats' 1963 Caldecott winner.
  • It's Valentine's Day and Biscuit and the little girl have a lot of special deliveries to make. But when Biscuit smells a treat that silly puppy just can't seem to help himself. How will the little girl show Biscuit how much she loves him? Use this book unit with the story to increase students' comprehension and enhance vocabularies.
  • Use this fun book report form as a reading log or simple report of weekly or monthly reading.
  • [member-created with abctools] Book with pumpkin border to be used with word walls/word families
  • Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this unit that enhances vocabulary and comprehension of this book by Rebecca Gomez.
  • Dr. Seuss wrote over 60 books for children. Choose one and answer these questions.
  • Printable activities to enhance comprehension and vocabulary skills for the book by Angela Shelf Medearis.
  • 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.
  • Missing letter page, word search, cloze, story sequencing, and true/false questions to review Wendy Wax's story of a valentine delivery.
  • Comprehension and vocabulary work to accompany Karen Gray Ruelle's "Harry and Emily" holiday story.