• Reading Units of Study by Grade Level
    Grade 2:
    • Second-Grade Reading Growth Spurt (September/October)
    • Becoming Experts: Reading Nonfiction (November/December)
    • Studying Characters and Their Stories (January)
    • Bigger Books Mean Amping Up Reading Power (February/March)
    • Reading Nonfiction Cover to Cover: Nonfiction Book Clubs (March/April)
    • Series Book Clubs (May/June)
    Grade 3:
    • Building a Reading Life (September)
    • Mystery: Foundational Skills in Disguise (October/November)
    • Reading to Learn: Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures (November/December)
    • Character Studies (January/February)
    • Building stamina during reading (March)
    • Research Clubs: Elephants, Penguins, and Frogs, Oh My! (April/May)
    • Learning Through Reading: Countries Around the World (May/June)
    Grade 4:
    • A User's Guide for Interpreting Characters: The Heart of the Story (September/October)
    •  Reading the Weather, Reading the World (October/November)
    • Historical Fiction Clubs (November/December)
    • Interpretation Book Clubs (January/February)
    • Building Stamina in Reading (March)
    • Reading History: The American Revolution and Bringing History to Life (April/May)
    • Nonfiction Book Clubs: Author Studies (May/June)
    Grade 5: 
    •  Narrative Craft, Character Studies, and Interpretation Book Clubs (September/October)
    • Tackling Complexity: Moving Up Levels of Nonfiction (October/November)
    • Argument and Advocacy: Researching Debatable Issues and the Research-Based Argument Essay (November/December)
    • Author Study: Reading Like a Fan (January/February)
    • Building Stamina in Reading (March)
    • The Lens of History, Reading in the Content Area and Westward Expansion in Social Studies (April/May)
    • Fantasy Book Clubs: The Magic of Themes and Symbols (April/May)