This list features books at a variety of levels, each set in one of the fifty states. From "Bird" (set in Alabama) to "Hope Was Here" (Wyoming), this book list will help students "read across America".
The Newbery-winning novel Hatchet (by Gary Paulsen) is a popular book, even among reluctant readers. Expand your reading with a chapter summary sheet, vocabulary expansion exercises, comprehension review, and MUCH more.
Formatted like a standardized test, this 13 page document tests knowledge of spelling, parts of speech, capitalization, punctuation, and more. These are approximately the skills tested in fourth grade, although state standards vary widely.
Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Three Pigs. Following directions, practicing word sounds, reading comprehension, basic graph skills, and more are included in this engaging multitask unit.
Studying snakes? Daniel Mannix's spine-chilling story is a great way to enhance a snake unit...especially in combination with this fantastic 15 page unit, featuring "cause and effect" practice, story sequencing, figurative language, vocabulary development, and more. Caution: This story may be hard to find.
abcteach has an ever-widening selection of book units, specially designed to enhance student reading, with comprehension (story sequencing) and vocabulary building (word scrambles, crossword puzzles) exercises.
Our fairy tale units are perfect for elementary grades.
abcteach has an ever-widening selection of book units,
specially designed to enhance student reading, with
comprehension (story sequencing) and vocabulary building
(word scrambles, crossword puzzles) exercises.