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  • A Harry and Emily holiday story for New Year's Eve.
  • Follow Biscuit and the little girl as they make a very special present for Grandma and Grandpa--a Christmas photo album filled with all of their favorite Christmas memories! Use this unit to enhance vocabulary and spelling from the story.
  • Review vocabulary and facts featured in Mary Pope Osborne's 12th Magic Tree House book (most of this lesson can be used without the book). Also on abcteach.com: crossword, word search, and word scramble.
  • Comprehension and vocabulary questions to review Natasha Wing's Easter re-telling of "The Night Before Christmas."
  • Enhances the "Harry & Emily Adventure" tale of an Easter Egg project gone horribly wrong.
  • Enhances Harriet Ziefert's story about an Independence Day parade.
  • [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 in a band.
  • Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary for Arnold Lobel's classic short stories.
  • Enhances the book from Arnold Lobel's well-loved series.

  • "Graduation is the perfect time to look back on a wonderful year at school." This unit enhances the Alyssa Satin Capucilli book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
  • [member-created with abctools] From "already" to "trudged". These vocabulary building word strips are great for word walls. Vocabulary words from Julie Danneberg's witty story of first day nerves.
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this series of stories about a young frog.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this charming story of a young frog on Valentine's Day.
  • 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.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension of Eric Carle's story of a ladybug who didn't say "please" and "thank you".
  • "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.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Alyssa Satin Capucilli's popular "Biscuit" series. The little girl knows just what needs to be done to get ready for Christmas.
  • Simple question worksheets and writing prompts to review Tomie dePaola's telling of the legendary giant of Knockmany Hill.
  • "It's a new school year, and everything is different. Junie B. Jones has a new class, a new teacher, and even some new friends. She also has a new problem: she might need to get glasses!" This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
  • Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Alyssa Satin Capucilli's popular "Biscuit" series. See the surprise Biscuit and the little girl have in store for Mom.
  • "It was the night before Christmas and Froggy was dreaming of snow..." This unit enhances the Jonathan London book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
  • 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.
  • Word search, crossword puzzle, story sequencing, multiple choice comprehension questions, and spelling practice to review Jean Little's story of a magical winter and magic boots.
  • A packet of activities for use with Marc Brown's book Arthur's Halloween (primary) includes both a crossword puzzle and a wordsearch.
  • Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for Teddy Slater's book about telling time.
  • 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.
  • Three activity pages designed to accompany Joseph Slate's story of a kindergarten teacher and her first days of class.
  • Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary with this book unit, which accompanies Jonathan London's story about a frog celebrating Halloween.
  • A unit of activities for the Nicola Davies book "One Tiny Turtle." Includes completion questions, writing activity, true/false questions, vocabulary unscramble, cut and paste activity on sequencing.
  • Enhance vocabulary and comprehension of this book from Norman Bridwell's popular "Clifford" series with a word scramble, word search, cloze exercise, comprehension questions, and true/false review.
  • A mini-unit to go along with Paul Galdone's version of this classic story.
  • Reinforces comprehension of Jannell Cannon's popular story of a bat who tried to act like a bird.
  • A nine page unit of comprehension and vocabulary exercises for Alyssa Satin Capucilli's book, Biscuit Takes a Walk.
  • Lesson with writing prompts to accompany Eric Carle's winter counting story.
  • 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.
  • "All the children in Room Nine are excited when they get their bright white graduation gowns, but Junie B. Jones wants to open her gown early..." This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.