Level Two: 3-5 Grades

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


    Week 1:  In My Self



    Suki’s Kimono

    Chieri Uegaki

    The Batboy and His Violin

    Gavin Curtis

    Henry Aaron’s Dream

    Matt Tavers

    Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Osofu Yeboah

    Laurie Ann Thompson


    Week 2:  In my Family



    This is the Rope: A Story of the Great Migration

    Jacqueline Woodson

    Follow the Drinking Gourd

    Jeanette Winter

    Tashi and the Tibetan Flower Cure

    Naomi C. Rose


    Week 3:  In my Community



    The Can Man

    Laura E Williams

    On the Town: A Community Adventure

    Judith Casely

    Kid Caramel Private Investigator Case of the Missing Ankh

    Dwayne J. Ferguson


    Week 4:  In my Country



    America is Under Attack: September 11, 2011: The Day the Towers Fell

    Don Brown

    In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

    Alan Schroeder

    Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine (On My Own History)

    Eiken Lucas

    As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King, Jr., and Abraham Joshua Herschel’s Amazing March toward Freedom

    Richard Michelson


    Week 5:  In my World



    Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

    Duncan Tonatiuh

    Gandhi: A March to the Sea

    Alice B. McGinty

    The Three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Nuria B. Roca

    Giant Steps to Change the World

    Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee


    Week 6:  With Hope, Education and Action



    Ron’s Big Mission

    Rose Blue

    Cowboys (Reflections of a Black Cowboy)

    Robert H. Miller

    Hiromi’s Hands

    Lynne Barasch

    Tomas and the Library Lady

    Pat Mora