4th and 5th Grade Level Reading Books

Here is a short list of reading books at the 4th and 5th grade level. I’ve listed the grade level that is listed on the Scholastic Book Wizard as well as the Lexile Level and a link to the book at Amazon so you can see inside the book. These…

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Literature Selections

My oldest son is moving toward literature analysis this school year.  We are using the book Figuratively Speaking to guide our literature choices.  This is his reading list this year: Poetry Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Autumn Within Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – The Rainy Day Edgar Guest – Home Ralph Waldo Emerson…

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Experiencing the 10 Plagues of Egypt

We are studying the ancient Hebrews in history right now and we just experienced the ten plagues of Egypt.  We came through unscathed, but the activities will hopefully help my children remember the plagues.  Someone had listed activities to do for each plague here.  I used some as written and…

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List of Reading Books – 2nd – 4th grade level

I’ve compiled a list of books for my younger son to read this coming school year.  You will notice that the first part of this list coincides with Sonlight Grade 2 readers.  Last year we read many of the Sonlight Grade 2 readers so we are picking up where we…

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Dutch Blitz Game Review

Despite its simple appearance this fast paced card game is loads of fun. Dutch Blitz is for age eight and up, but can be adapted for younger players. My boys are five and seven and both are able to play this game. This game isn’t just fun. It gives your…

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