Do you ever get bored when reading? Mary Ellen does! Grampa knows just what she needs, a trip to the bee tree. With half the town following the chase, Mary Ellen and Grampa go off on an adventurethat leads Mary Ellen to make a sweet discovery of her own.Lexile Level: AD680LGuided Reading Level: MGenre: Fiction
Grandpa, also known as the Beeman, and his grandson will delight audiences with lyrical verse and facts about honey bees. Learn all about where bees live, how they make honey, and the tools of the backyard beekeeper. The author also provides factual bee information at the conclusion of the story.Lexile Level: 430L-530LGuided Reading Level: IGenre: FictionPre-Reading
Scout is a little honey bee with a big mission! She needs to find the last flowers of fall to get the sweet nectar that she and her sisters will turn into honey. With winter on the way, honey will provide the food to keep the hive alive until spring. But she’s got some pretty big obstacles coming her way!Lexile Level: AD840LGuided Reading Level: OGenre: Nonfiction
Comprehensive literacy instruction for all students requires the use of tools and strategies that make the instruction accessible. The Unlocking Literacy for Students with Disabilities Modules will build on what you already know about literacy instruction by demonstrating how strategic tools or strategies can make literacy instruction accessible to students with complex communication needs and physical disabilities. Best practices and research-based strategies for literacy instruction, as well as K-2 English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS), will be included throughout all modules. Universal Strategies & Technology ToolsModule 1 will equip educators and parents with foundational tools and universal strategies to improve literacy instruction for students with complex communication needs and physical disabilities. The foundational tools and strategies will be applied within subsequent Unlocking Literacy modules.