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Nonfiction

The Snake That's Eating Florida

Deadly pythons are taking over a beautiful park. Can we stop them?

The Snake That's Eating Florida

Lexile Level: 690L

Guided Reading: O

DRA Level: 34

 
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Paired Texts

Hottest/Coldest Places

Two fascinating articles compare the world's most extreme environments.

Hottest/Coldest Places

Lexile Level: 550L

Guided Reading: P

DRA Level: 38

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Poetry

September

Pencils march and chalk skates in this delightful back-to-school poem.

September

Pencils march and chalk skates in this delightful back-to-school poem.

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Paragraph Power

This Cracker Survived the Titanic

And someone paid a lot of money to own it!

This Cracker Survived the Titanic

Learn about a surprising piece of Titanic history while practicing writing!

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Fiction

The Big One

Nobody understands why Joe loves fishing. But one day, he catches something very special.

The Big One

Lexile: 370L

GRL: O

DRA: 34

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Debate

Are Trampolines Too Dangerous?

They seem like tons of fun, but a lot of kids get hurt on them.

Are Trampolines Too Dangerous?

They seem like tons of fun, but a lot of kids get hurt on them.

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One Word Three Ways

One Word, Three Ways: Fair

The word of the month is fair. It can mean “following the rules,” “carnival,” or “pale.”

One Word, Three Ways: Fair

The word of the month is fair. It can mean “following the rules,” “carnival,” or “pale.”

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Play

Stone Soup

Hungry strangers bring a small village a big surprise.

Stone Soup

Lexile Level: n/a
Guided Reading Level: P

DRA Level: 38

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Grammar Cop

Manners Around the World

Practice capitalization as you learn some fun facts about eating in other countries!

Manners Around the World

Practice capitalization as you learn some fun facts about eating in other countries!

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A Powerful Language-Arts Resource

Produced by the same award-winning team that for more than 20 years has created Storyworks—the ELA resource that reaches more than 1 million upper-elementary students—Storyworks Jr. features thrilling and rich content across the genres, with an emphasis on engaging nonfiction.

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  • Activity Sheets and Quizzes
  • Video
  • Audio

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