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     the letter number is for that lesson.  I will speed up that process. dan.hoffmana@yahoo.com

 

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1st Grade

 

The following stories listed directly below are complete with comprehensive reading and questions

THE FIRST 3 LESSONS ARE DESIGNED TO BE VERY EASY.  LESSONS 4-A AND BELOW ARE MORE ADVANCED.

1

The Cat on the Mat
Focus:  words in the -at family

VIDEO 5  MIN  43 SEC Week 1 Reading Comprehension (A-1). Focus: Words in the -at family. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades.
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2

The Man Has a Can
Focus: words in the -an family.

VIDEO 6 MIN   SEC Week 2 Reading Comprehension (A-2). Focus: Words in the –an family. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades.
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3

Tap on the Map
Focus: words in the -ap family

 

VIDEO   MIN   SEC Week3 Reading Comprehension (A-3). Focus: Words in the –ap family. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades.
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4-A

The Rainforest
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science
 

VIDEO  5  MIN 38  SEC Week 4 Reading Comprehension (B-4). A passage and related questions about plant life cycles. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st and 2nd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades.
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5-A

Raking Leaves
Focus: words and family

 

VIDEO  5 MIN  12 SEC Week 5 Reading comprehension Focus on words and family.
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6-A

Living and Non Living Things
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science
VIDEO 5  MIN 26  SEC Week 6 Reading Comprehension (B-4). A passage and related questions about plant life cycles. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st and 2nd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades.
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7-A

Air, Land, Water
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

VIDEO 6  MIN 30  SEC Week 7 Reading Comprehension (B-2). A reading segment and comprehension questions about pitch and volume. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. .
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8-A

Place Values
Cross-Curricular Focus:
Mathematics
VIDEO 8  MIN  21  SEC Week 8 Reading Comprehension (C-3). A reading passage and questions about the meaning of “Place value” when it is used in mathematics. Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st and 2nd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades.
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9-A

The Incas and Crops
Cross-Curricular Focus:
Physical Science / Life Science

VIDEO  4 MIN  34   SEC Week 9 Reading Comprehension (C-3). A reading passage and questions about " The Incas and Crops” when it is used Physical and Life Science. Cross-Curricular Focus:  This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st and 2nd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades
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10-A

The Water cycle
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science
VIDEO  4  MIN 45    SEC Week 10 Reading Comprehension (C-3). A reading passage and questions about the meaning of “Water cycle”  Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 1st and 2nd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades
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Hide and Seek
NOV. 2013
 

VIDEO   5  MIN  37  SEC
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Hide and Seek
Part 2
NOV. 2013
 

VIDEO  6 MIN  32 SEC
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C

Going to the Super Market
NOV. 2013

VIDEO  5   MIN 41   SEC
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1

The Ride in the Car

 

VIDEO   3 MIN.  17 SEC.
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2

The Boat Ride

VIDEO 3 MIN.  54 SEC.
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3

Feeding Penny

VIDEO   4 MIN.  19 SEC.
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4

The Monkey in a Tree

VIDEO  4 MIN.  25 SEC.
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5

The Supermarket

VIDEO  4 MIN.  55 SEC.
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6

Going to the Grocery Store
Comprehensive
Story with Questions

 
Video  1 Story & Questions  5 min 22 Sec.
Video  2 Answers   1 min 49 sec.
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The Boat Ride
Comprehensive
Story with Questions

Video  1 Story & Questions  5 Min 32 Sec.
Video  2 Answers   2 min  17 Sec.
Worksheet
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8

 The Picnic
by: Carly Huffman

Video    4 Min   6 Sec
Worksheet
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9

The Rainforest
by:  Courtney Lawrence

Video  2  Min 29  Sec
Worksheet
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10

The Weather Report
by:  Shannon Reilly

Video   3  Min 20  Sec
Worksheet
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11

Where is Spot's Ball
by:  Kim Chernisky

Video  2   Min 40  Sec
Worksheet
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12

The Wagon Ride
by:  Melody Stricker

Video  2  Min  49  Sec
Worksheet
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13

Can I Keep Him
by: Jennifer Frankenberry

Video   2  Min 52  Sec
Worksheet
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14

The Beach Story
by:  Lindsay Mays

Video   1  Min  52  Sec
Worksheet
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15

The Scavenger Hunt
by:  MONIQUE RAWLS

Video  4   Min  0  Sec
Worksheet
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16

The Snowman
by:  Cotie Clevenger

Video  2   Min 15   Sec
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2nd Grade

1

USING A TIMELINE
Cross-Curricular Focus: History/Social Sciences

 

VIDEO   7 MIN  39  SEC Week 1 Reading Comprehension (B-1). A reading passage and questions about using timelines to help understand history. Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences.
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The Pitch and Volume of Sound
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

VIDEO  6  MIN  31  SEC Week 2 Reading Comprehension (B-2). A reading segment and comprehension questions about pitch and volume. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 2nd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 420.
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How Things Move
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

VIDEO  6  MIN  25  SEC Week 3 Reading Comprehension (B-3). A comprehension passage about motion and measuring changes in position. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 2nd and 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 610.
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Plant Life Cycles
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science

VIDEO 6  MIN 59  SEC Week 4 Reading Comprehension (B-4). A passage and related questions about plant life cycles. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 2nd and 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 610.
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5

Push and Pull
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

VIDEO 6   MIN  45 SEC Week 5 Reading Comprehension (B-5). Reading passage and questions about force, energy, and strength. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 2nd and 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 650
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Limited Resources
Cross-Curricular Focus: History /Social Science

VIDEO  7  MIN  4  SEC Week 6 Reading Comprehension (B-6). A passage about earth’s limited natural resources. Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 2nd and 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 610.
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Using Land in Different Ways
Cross-Curricular Focus: History /Social Science

VIDEO  7  MIN 7   SEC Week 7 Reading Comprehension (B-7). A short passage and related questions about rural, urban, and suburban communities. Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 2nd and 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 640.
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3rd Grade

1

Forms of Matter
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

 
VIDEO  7  MIN  33  SEC Week 1 Reading Comprehension (C-1). A reading passage and comprehension questions about the different forms of matter. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 780.
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2

Converting Energy to Motion
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

 
VIDEO 6   MIN  57  SEC Week 2 Reading Comprehension (C-2). A passage and questions about how energy can be stored and converted. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 790.
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3

Evaluating in Math
Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics

 
VIDEO  7  MIN 28  SEC Week 3 Reading Comprehension (C-3). A reading passage and questions about the meaning of “Evaluate” when it is used in mathematics. Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 780.
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Waves & Currents
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

 
VIDEO  7  MIN  35  SEC Week 4 Reading Comprehension (C-4). Brief outline describing waves and currents, and how they are related. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 710.
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Sum Difference
Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics

 
VIDEO 6   MIN  22  SEC Week 5 Reading Comprehension (C-5). Reading passage and questions about how addition and subtraction are related to each other. Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 730.
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6

The Product-Quotient Connection
Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics

VIDEO  7  MIN  12  SEC Week 6 Reading Comprehension (C-6). Reading segment describing how multiplication and division are related to each other. Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 700.
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7

Elements & Atoms
Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science

VIDEO 6  MIN  51 SEC Week 7 Reading Comprehension (C-7). Reading passage describing the relationship between elements and atoms. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 730.
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8

Traveling to the Distant West
Cross-Curricular Focus: History/Social Sciences

 
VIDEO  7  MIN 02  SEC Week 8 Reading Comprehension (C-8). A segment and related questions about how people traveled to the west. Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 780.
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9

What Causes Reflections
Cross-Curricular Focus: History/ Physical Science

 
VIDEO 6  MIN  55 SEC Week 9 Reading Comprehension (C-9). passage describing how light waves hit an object to cause reflections. Cross-Curricular Focus: Physical Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 680
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Adapting to Survive
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science

VIDEO 7  MIN 40  SEC Week 10 Reading Comprehension (C-10). A passage about how living things have certain adaptations that allow them to survive. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 730.
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11

The Tundra Biome
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science

VIDEO 7 MIN 29  SEC Week 11 Reading Comprehension (C-11). A description of the cold Tundra biome and animals that live there. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 710.
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12

Habitat Destruction
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science

VIDEO 7 MIN 32 SEC Week 12 Reading Comprehension (C-12). A short passage about human impact on plants and animals. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 820.
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13

Competing for Resources
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science
 

VIDEO 7  MIN  11 SEC Week 13 Reading Comprehension (C-13). A reading passage that describes how plant and animals compete for limited resources. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 760.
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In Danger of Extinction
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science
VIDEO 7  MIN 42  SEC Week 14 Reading Comprehension (C-14). A passage about the Koala and how it faces possible extinction. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 760.
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15

Geometric Shape Names
Cross-Curricular Focus:
Mathematics
VIDEO 8 MIN  44 SEC Week 15 Reading Comprehension (C-15). A reading passage and questions about how geometric shape names use number prefixes. Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 760.
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16

Phases of the Moon
Cross-Curricular Focus:
Earth Science
VIDEO   MIN   SEC Week 16 Reading Comprehension (C-16). Reading comprehension passage about the different phases of the moon. Cross-Curricular Focus: Earth Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 710.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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17

Classifying Triangles
Cross-Curricular Focus:
Mathematics
VIDEO   MIN   SEC Week 17 Reading Comprehension (C-17). Passage and questions about equilateral, isosceles, and scalene triangles. Cross-Curricular Focus: Mathematics. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 750.
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4th Grade

1

Where on Earth are you?
Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Science
VIDEO 7  MIN  50 SEC Week 1 Reading Comprehension (D-1). A reading passage and questions about how to find your absolute location on Earth. Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 3rd and 4th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 810.
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Ecosystems
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science
VIDEO 8  MIN 10  SEC Week 2 Reading Comprehension (D-2). Reading segment about ecosystems, organisms, and communities. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 4th and 5th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 850.
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5th Grade

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From Nomad to Farmer
Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Science
VIDEO 8  MIN  56 SEC Week 1 Reading Comprehension (E-1). A n-fiction passage and comprehension questions about the earliest rth American mads Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 4th and 5th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 870
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What's in Your Cells?
Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science
VIDEO   MIN   SEC Week 2 Reading Comprehension (E-2). This passage describes how living things are made up of cells, and cells have specific structure Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 5th - 7th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 970.
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CUSTOMS & TRADITIONS
Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Science

 
VIDEO 8  MIN 42  SEC Week 3 Reading Comprehension (E-3). Reading passage and questions about the customs and traditions of native American Indian groups in rth America Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences. This worksheet is in line with Common Core Standards for 5th - 7th grade Key Ideas and Details, but may also be used for other grades. The passage's Lexile Level is 970.
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