(Kindergarten/DRA 2) Jungle Spots is a book showing young children that spots can show up just about anywhere, even on animals.
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(Kindergarten/DRA 2) Read aloud for Hands, Hands, Hands. This book shares information about our hands.
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This read aloud is for the book, "Furry," which is a (kindergarten/DRA 2)
A sweet book about a panda bear. If you like Pandas, you'll love this book.
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Kindergarten/DRA 1) Read Aloud for Milk
This is a very popular book with fun and lively text for young children. A king and queen along with their knights visit a pub asking the waiter for MILK! A follow-up activity involving sequencing is available for FREE at
A young boy is performing some magic tricks using a hat. This read aloud is great for teaching young children the difference between real and fantasy. Children may use their thinking map to draw a line down the middle. One side they draw/write something that could happen in the story and on the other, something that could not. There is a lesson plan to teach comprehension strategies available as part of a bundle at this link:
A great book for introducing adjectives to young children. In addition, there is a lesson plan for this book to promote comprehension found in a lesson plan bundle for FREE at
This nonfiction book (kindergarten/DRA 1) is about things found at a beach. A FREE categorizing graphic organizer is available at