This beautifully illustrated student anthology was put together to develop strong readers. It includes rich, authentic literature and content-area reading, student writing models, genre studies, and comprehensive test preparation.
Theme 1: Silly Stories - Shopping (from Dragon Gets By) - Roly Poly - Julius - It's Easy to Be Polite - Mrs Brown Went to Town - Oodles of Riddles - The Surprise (from George and Martha Round and Round) - Hippos -- Focus on Poetry
Theme 2: Nature Walk - Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night - Campfire Games - Exploring Parks with Ranger Dockett - Nature Poems - Around the Pond: Who's Been Here? - Owl Moon - Owls -- Focus on Fables
Theme 3: Around Town - Neighborhood and Community - Chinatown - Make a Tangram - A Trip to the Firehouse - Fire-Safety Tips - Big Bushy Mustache - Family Poems - Jamaica Louise James - Sidewalk Sticks - Grandpa's Corner Store - Barrio: José's Neighborhood
Glossary Acknowledgements Credits
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