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  • This five page book unit builds vocabulary and comprehension skills via the book by Mir Tamim Ansary. The unit can be used without the book, as well.
  • Use this 'Book: Meet Samantha (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Meet Samantha (elem/upper elem)'. This book unit, based on the first "Samantha" book from the popular "American Girls" series, features reading comprehension questions and writing prompts, as well as vocabulary building exercises such as a word search, crossword puzzle, and more. One of several book units for this series on the abcteach member site.
  • Use this 'Book: A Running Brook of Horror (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: A Running Brook of Horror (upper elem/middle)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Book: A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus (elementary)'. A six page book unit of activities that enhances vocabulary and comprehension for David A. Adler's picture book biography of the famous explorer. Includes character map and book report exercises in addition to vocabulary and comprehension work.
  • Use this 'Book: Tom Sawyer (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Tom Sawyer (upper elem/middle)'. This fantastic unit guides students through one of America's best loved stories and offers the opportunity for a deeper understanding of Mark Twain's classic. Chapter-by-chapter work on vocabulary, setting, history, and other relevant topics; news writing; comprehension review, short answer questions and essay prompts for the whole book... and more!
  • Use this 'Book: Charlotte's Web, the beginning (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Charlotte's Web, the beginning (elem/upper elem)'. This sample from our Charlotte's Web unit features a close look at the opening sentence of E.B. White's famous book, as well as comprehension questions for the first two chapters. The complete unit is available for abcteach members.
  • Use this 'Book: Out of the Dust (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Out of the Dust (middle school)'. Comprehension and vocabulary questions and writing prompts to review Karen Hesse's Newbery-winning (1998) free verse novel about a girl growing up in the 1934 Dust Bowl. The book is great for exploring the personal side of American history and for learning about free verse... this unit is great for checking comprehension and understanding.
  • Use this 'Book: Happy Birthday, Samantha! (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Happy Birthday, Samantha! (upper elem)'. Reviews this book from the popular "American Girls" series with reading comprehension questions and writing prompts, as well as vocabulary building exercises such as a word search, crossword puzzle, and more. One of several book units for this series on the abcteach member site.
  • Use this 'Book: Amelia Bedelia (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Amelia Bedelia (primary/elem)'. "'You do just what the list says,' said Mrs Rogers." Amelia does, and that's when the trouble starts. Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary with this book unit, designed to be used in conjunction with Peggy Parish's popular tales of a vocabulary-challenged housekeeper.
  • Use this 'Book: Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia (primary/elem)'. Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary with this book unit, designed to be used in conjunction with with Peggy Parish's tale of a literal-minded housekeeper who fills in for a sick player on the baseball team.
  • Use this 'Book: Dr. Seuss' The King's Stilts (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Dr. Seuss' The King's Stilts (primary/elem)'. Imagine yourself in a house in Binn! Write your own history of the strange island protected from the sea by the roots of its Dike Trees! This unit features comprehension exercises, a word search, and more.
  • A very full twenty page unit, which can be used as a whole or in parts. Each act of the play is summarized in simple language; the most famous quotes ("Alas, poor Yorick!") are listed and explained; the story is related to its historical setting ("What is the Ptolemaic system?") and to modern times ("Label the map of Europe"); plus comprehension, vocabulary, and essay questions. Common Core: ELA: RI.5.1-3

  • This mini-unit reviews many of the basic the rules of baseball, with a particular emphasis on vocabulary from "batting" to "uniform". This unit works well with or without Gail Gibbons' "My Baseball Book".
  • Use this 'Book: Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (primary/elem)'. "Amelia Bedelia has never been camping in the great outdoors before." Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary with this book unit, designed to be used in conjunction with Peggy Parish's popular tale of a literal-minded housekeeper on a camping trip.
  • This unit, featuring a word unscramble, a word search, a crossword puzzle, and comprehension questions, works as a stand-alone lesson or as a great enhancement to Gail Gibbons' book "Fire! Fire!"
  • Use this 'Book: Thank You, Amelia Bedelia (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Thank You, Amelia Bedelia (primary/elem)'. Review comprehension and enhance vocabulary with this book unit, designed to be used in conjunction with Peggy Parish's tale of a literal-minded housekeeper preparing dinner.
  • Use this 'Book: Froggy Learns to Swim (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Froggy Learns to Swim (primary)'. Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this book about a young frog learning to swim.
  • Use this 'Book: Froggy Plays in the Band (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Froggy Plays in the Band (primary)'. Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this book about a young frog in a band.
  • Use this 'Book: Froggy's Baby Sister (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Froggy's Baby Sister (primary)'. Book unit and vocabulary lesson corresponding with this series of stories about a young frog.
  • Use this 'Book: Jack and the Leprechaun (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Jack and the Leprechaun (elem)'. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this unit that enhances vocabulary and comprehension of this book from the book by Ivan Robertson.
  • Comprehenison and vocabulary questions to review Karen Gray Ruelle's story of a mysterious backyard monster.
  • Use this 'Book: Zomo the Rabbit (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Zomo the Rabbit (primary)'. This unit reviews Gerald McDermott's tale of an African rabbit. Good story sequencing practice, a word search, and more.
  • Una unidad suplemental con varias actividades para celebrar el día de San Valentín, incluyendo un mini libro, un buscapalabras, unas rimas, una tarjeta de San Valentín, una comprensión de lectura y matemáticas.A suplemental unit to celebrate Valentines's Day, including a mini-book, a word search, rhymes, a card a reading comprehension and math.
  • Use this 'Book: Miss Rumphius (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Miss Rumphius (primary/elem)'. Writing and drawing prompts to review Barbara Cooney's popular story of a woman who wanted to make the world a more beautiful place. This ties in nicely with Earth Day or with a citizenship unit.
  • Reinforces vocabulary and comprehension for Bonnie Pryor's story of 300 years of history.
  • Use this 'Book: A Turkey for Thanksgiving (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: A Turkey for Thanksgiving (elementary)'. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Eve Bunting's holiday book.
  • Use this 'Book: Martin's Big Words (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Martin's Big Words (elem/upper elem)'. Enhances the Martin Luther King, Jr. biography by Doreen Rappaport.
  • Use this 'Book: Strega Nona (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Strega Nona (primary/elem)'. Enhances comprehension and vocabulary for Tomie dePaola's retelling of an Italian folktale; Caldecott Honor Book.
  • Use this 'Book: The Snowy Day (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Snowy Day (primary)'. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Ezra Jack Keats' 1963 Caldecott winner.
  • Use this 'Book: Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt (elementary)'. Vocabulary and comprehension exercises supplement Lisa Campbell Ernst's story of a man who discovers he enjoys sewing.
  • Use this 'Book: Germs Make Me Sick! (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Germs Make Me Sick! (elementary)'. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Melvin Berger's book about germs and health.
  • Use this 'Book: Even Steven and Odd Todd (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Even Steven and Odd Todd (primary/elem)'. This mini-unit helps understand the differences between EVEN and ODD numbers. Can be used with Kathryn Cristaldi's "Even Steven and Odd Todd," or separately.
  • Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for the book by Stephanie Calmenson.
  • Use this 'Book: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (primary/elem)'. Imagine yourself in the Truffula forest... Wonder what the Once-ler thinks of all his money... Finish verses with your own Seussian nonsense names... Enjoy the Lorax word find. You'll find these activities and more in this accompaniment to Dr. Seuss's cautionary classic, "The Lorax"!
  • Use this 'Book: C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - vocabulary (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - vocabulary (elem/upper elem)'. Review the more challenging vocabulary in the book, both in context and by dictionary definition. Arranged by chapter. This lesson includes a detailed answer sheet. A complete set of "The Chronicles of Narnia" lessons is available on our member site.
  • Use this 'Book: Clifford at the Circus (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Clifford at the Circus (primary/elem)'. Everyone's favorite big red dog gets a job at the circus! Enhances vocabulary and comprehension of this book from Norman Bridwell's popular "Clifford" series.
  • Use this 'Book: Clifford's First Halloween (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Clifford's First Halloween (primary/elem)'. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension of this book from Norman Bridwell's popular "Clifford" series.
  • Use this 'Book: Clifford and the Big Parade (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Clifford and the Big Parade (primary/elem)'. "Clifford wanted to join the bicycle obstacle race. He couldn't ride a bike, so..." Enhances vocabulary and comprehension of this book from Norman Bridwell's popular "Clifford" series.
  • Use this 'Book: Apples and Pumpkins (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Apples and Pumpkins (elementary)'. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for the book by Anne Rockwell.
  • Use this 'Book: Bathtime for Biscuit (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Bathtime for Biscuit (primary)'. 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.