Literature

Free-Reading Resources

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Finding a list of books that fits your value system is difficult.  Then, you have to worry about reading level.  The following lists are compiled from lots of folks “good stuff” lists and organized by author and then by reading level.  Some lists are first organized by author, so scroll down and the list will […]

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Out-of-Print KGRD Story Collections

KGRD

  Here are the pictures of Stories that Never Grow Old and Chimney Corner Stories. Sometimes, we moms wonder if we shouldn’t hunt down those out-of-print titles.  I thought you’d like to see these so you can decide for yourself. Many of these stories are repeated in the BOV and fairy tale selections I have scheduled […]

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Second Grade Reading Lists

2GRD

The MODG website updated and now the 2GRD fiction booklists are public like the rest.  So no more having to email me for anything except the Liturgical year planner.  YAY! Bennet Supplement 2GRD – Sheet2 Read-Aloud-Schedule-for-Second-Grade Second Grade Reading Practice  

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50 Famous Stories Images

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  If you use 50 Famous Stories Retold or the comparable version in The Book of Virtues, here are the images for those stories. A guide with wiki links and questions to answer:  HERE Alexander, Alfred, Caesar, Canute Stories 1-4, 29, 34 Diogenes, Gilbert, Goldsmith, Gotham, Grace Darling, Henry i, Henry ii, Horatius 4- 5, 10-11, 15, […]

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Minn of the Mississippi Images

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  I can’t tell you HOW LONG it took me to find all the spots on the maps for Minn!  Let me give you the short hand version: 1) She spends a LONG time in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  2) She blasts through the rest of the country in the same amount of time. Minn of […]

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Literacy: Picture Books For Fluency

Literature

There is a big push to get kids out of picture books and into chapter books.  As a picture book writer, I can tell you that’s silliness.  Picture books are not just for babies!  Since they are designed to be read BY AN ADULT, the language can be quite challenging.  Plenty challenging to assign to […]

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