K-5 EL Education Language Arts Curriculum: Online Access to Required Text List (Modules 3 & 4)

Note: This is a working document and links to videos and digital print will be added as they are compiled.

Grade

Module

Title

(blue link to video if available)

Author

Resource

K

3

What’s Alive?

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner

Read aloud on YouTube

K

3

The Tree in the Ancient Forest

Reed-Jones, Carol

Read aloud on YouTube

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

K

3

Be A Friend to Trees

Lauber, Patricia

Read aloud on YouTube (begin at 23 secs)

K

3

Are Trees Alive?

Miller, Debbie

Read aloud on YouTube read by L. Sarkissian (Kindergarten Teacher in NYC)

K

4

A Tree for Emmy

Rodman, Mary Ann

Read aloud on YouTube

A Tree for Emmy Lesson Part 1

A Tree for Emmy Lesson Part 2

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

K

4

A Tree is Nice

Udry, Janice May

Read aloud on YouTube

K

4

Gus is a Tree

Babin, Claire

K

4

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Napoli, Donna Jo

Read aloud on YouTube

K

4

Oliver’s Tree

Chase, Kit

Read aloud on YouTube

K

4

We Planted a Tree

Muldrow, Diane

Read aloud on YouTube

1

3

Just Ducks

Davies, Nicola

Read aloud on YouTube

1

3

Birds

Henkes, Kevin

Read aloud on YouTube

1

3

Birds (Scholastic Discover More)

Arlon, Penelope

1

3

Flight School

Judge, Lita

Read aloud on YouTube

1

3

Feathers: Not Just for Flying

Stewart, Melissa

Read aloud on YouTube

1

3

Beaks!

Collard, Sneed

1

3

Little Kids First Big Book of Birds (National Geographic)

Hughes, Catherine

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

1

4

A Place for Birds

Stewart, Melissa

1

4

City Hawk: The Story of Pale Male

McCarthy, Meghan

1

4

Lost and Found

Jeffers, Oliver

Read aloud on YouTube

1

4

Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon: A True Story of Rescue and Rehabilitation

Gove-Berg, Christie

Read aloud on YouTube

1

4

Olivia’s Birds: Saving the Gulf

Bouler, Olivia

1

4

Pierre the Penguin: A True Story

Marzollo, Jean

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

1

4

The Lion and the Bird

Dubuc, Marianne

Read aloud on YouTube

2

3

Plant Secrets

Goodman, Emily

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

2

3

Seed to Plant

Rattini, Kristin Baird

Read aloud on YouTube

2

3

From Seed to Plant

Gibbons, Gail

Read aloud on YouTube

2

3

What is Pollination?

Kalman, Bobbie

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

2

4

A Place for Bats

Stewart, Melissa

Available in digital print on www.getepic.com

2

4

A Place for Butterflies

Stewart, Melissa

Read aloud on YouTube

2

4

Hey, Little Ant

Hoose, Philip, & Hannah

Read aloud on YouTube

2

4

The Little Hummingbird

Yahgulanaas, Michael

Read aloud on YouTube

2

4

The Lizard and the Sun

Ada, Alma Flor

(in process)

2

4

The Ant and the Grasshopper

Marwood, Diane

(in process)

3

3

Peter Pan (Classic Starts)

Barrie, J.M.

An unabridged version is available in digital print on www.getepic.com.

Audio version by for  unabridged version available through librivox here .

Classic Starts edition read aloud on YouTube by individual chapter. Chapter 1 here.

https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/ebooks/peter-pan?fbclid=IwAR051-0JZ-MfAYhJSd_dewnmG9WBmvczvjWkGzOr-VDTxecu188IoKPzc1k

3

4

One Well: The Story of Water on Earth

Strauss, Rochelle

Read aloud on YouTube

3

4

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Kamkwamba, William and Mealer, Bryan

Audiobook on YouTube

Netflix film

3

4

Water Dance

Locker, Thomas

Read aloud on YouTube

4

3

Divided Loyalties: The Barton Family during the American Revolution

Thompson, Gare

Unit 2 Divided Loyalties Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2

U2 L2 Divided Loyalties, Act 1, Scene 3

4

3

Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak

Winters, Kay

Read aloud on YouTube

4

4

The Hope Chest

Schwabach, Caroline

Audiobook on YouTube, poster created separate videos for each chapter

5

3

Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America

Robinson, Sharon

Multiple recordings of text read aloud for each close reading lesson (please do a search on YouTube for specific pages needed)

5

4

Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

Danticat, Edwidge

Read aloud on YouTube (images are unclear)