Level One: K-2 Grades

  • All Integrated Reading Lessons and Activities are based on the following Weekly Program Themes and Books:

     

    Week 1:  In My Self

    BOOK

    AUTHOR

    Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match

    Monica Brown

    Enemy Pie

    Derek Munson

    Desmond and the Very Mean Word

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu

    Suki’s Kimono

    Chieri Uegaki

     

    Week 2:  In my Family

    BOOK

    AUTHOR

    A Chair for My Mother

    Vera B. Williams

    When I am Old with You

    Angela Johnson

    Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me

    Daniel Beaty

    Getting’ Through Thursday

    Melrose Cooper

     

    Week 3:  In my Community

    BOOK

    AUTHOR

    Destiny’s Gift

    Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

    Your Move

    Eve Bunting

    Uncle Jed’s Barbershop

    Margaree King Mitchell

    Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash

    Monica Brown

     

    Week 4:  In my Country

    BOOK

    AUTHOR

    Freedom on the Menu: The Greenboro Sit-Ins

    Carole Boston Weatherford

    Richard Wright and the Library Card

    William Miller

    Ruth and the Green Book

    Calvin Alexander Ramsey

    Let the Children March

    Monica Clark-Robinson

    MOVIE DAY

     

    a.     My Friend Martin Cartoon

    b.     The Children’s March Documentary

     

     

    Week 5:  In my World

    BOOK

    AUTHOR

    A Rainbow of Friends

    P. K. Hallinan

    Whoever You Are

    Mem Fox

    Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

    Karen Leggett Abouraya

    Giant Steps to Change the World

    Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee

     

    Week 6:  With Hope, Education and Action

    BOOK

    AUTHOR

    The Secret Olivia Told Me

    N. Joy

    Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

    Janet Halfmann

    The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist

    Cynthia Levinson

    Ron’s Big Mission

    Rose Blue and Corinne Naders et all