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    • 09/06/13
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    Beauty and The Beast

    A Prince must find a girl who will love him, in spite of his frightening curse. (McGraw-Hill Imagine It!, 2008) This lesson was create…

    Grade 3

    • 09/14/14
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    Ghost Towns of the American West

    This text depicts how the Westward Expansion left a lasting impact on America. The massive migration of people to the American West dur…

    Grade 5

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    Journey to the Moon

    “Journey to the Moon” reflects a huge achievement of landing men on the moon. In 1969, three astronauts (Neil Armstrong, Bu…

    Grade 3

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    Lemons and Lemonade

    This selection is a narrative nonfiction story about supply and demand.  It gives readers information about the basics of starting…

    Grade 3

    • 08/22/13
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    Our Song

    The story tells us about Josie’s relationship with her great-great-grandma. Josie and her family return to their homeland of Sene…

    Grade 5

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    Rugby and Rosie

    In this story, a boy has a dog named Rugby with whom he is great friends. One day a puppy named Rosie joins the family. Rugby does not …

    Grade 3

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    Since Hanna Moved Away

    This poem describes the feelings of a girl whose best friend, Hanna, has moved away. The little girl feels that nothing will be the sam…

    Grade 3

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    Storm in the Night

    “Storm in the Night” is a realistic fiction story that looks at the relationship between a grandfather and grandson.  …

    Grade 3

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    The Great Kapok Tree

    In this fantasy by Lynn Cherry, a man is trying to cut down a kapok tree in the Amazon rainforest.  After a while of cutting the h…

    Grade 4

    • 08/22/13
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    Two Tickets to Freedom

    In this biography, a young couple, William and Ellen Craft, attempt to escape to freedom from slavery in Georgia. They disguise Ellen a…

    Grade 4