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Readers' Theater: How to Put on a Production
Each guide includes each character's ATOS levels, printable props, a Readers' Theater Rules poster, and tips for Adapted Readers' Theater props, makeup, and costumes—everything you need to enhance your Readers' Theater production.

Download The Negro Baseball Leagues teachers' guide and activities now!

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Baseball is a huge part of American culture, and the Negro Baseball Leagues covers a dynamic time in American history. Engage sports enthusiasts by framing lessons on US history, social studies—including civil rights, integration & segregation, and racism—and more with this high-interest topic. Use our guide for ideas to help teach these and related themes & topics to your students!
Download the Graphic Horror, Graphic Classics, & Black Lagoon teachers' guides now!
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Graphic Horror – 12 books

This guide includes publication history and research, book vs. movie vs. graphic novel, shared reading and fluency practice, scary horror stories, create a ghost story, work with your library, and activities for each book.
  • Graphic Horror Teachers' Guide – The Creature from the Depths, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Mummy, Werewolf, Dracula, The Invisible Man, Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Phantom of the Opera, The Picture of Dorian Gray, & The Tell-Tale Heart

Graphic Classics – 6 books
This guide includes publication history and research, book vs. movie vs. graphic novel, shared reading and fluency practice, work with your library, and activities for each book.

Black Lagoon

This guide includes compound words, acting out words, making words, character review, sequencing, word search, crossword puzzle, labeling Mr. Smith, connections, write your version or sequel, & for the teacher math enrichment.


Download the graphic novel teachers' guides below!
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Each Teacher's Guide includes a character graph activity for guided research, a trivia activity for online research, two creative writing projects, vocabulary reference lists of all 5th grade and older words with their definitions for each book, vocab matching activities, and vocab sheets for dictionary practice.


The Avengers – 8 books with 318 vocabulary words
  • Set 1: 154 vocab words – Finding Zemo, The Leader Has a Big Head, The Masters of Evil, & The Replacements
  • Set 2: 189 vocab words – Doll Winners Squad, Don't Follow the Leader, Ms. Isaacson's Third Grade Field Trip, & Which Wish?

Hulk – 8 books with 258 vocabulary words

Indiana Jones – 22 books with 1,117 vocabulary words
  • Set 1: 381 vocab words – Indiana Jones and the Golden Fleece: Vol. 1-2 & Indiana Jones and the Spear of Destiny: Vol. 1-4
  • Set 2: 318 vocab words – Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Vol. 1-4 & Indiana Jones and the Tomb of the Gods: Vol. 1-4
  • Set 3: 583 vocab words – Indiana Jones and the Arms of Gold: Vol. 1-4 & Indiana Jones and the Sargasso Pirates: Vol. 1-4

Iron Man – 12 books with 854 vocabulary words

Star Wars
– 30 books with 1,297 general vocab words and 287 Star Wars specific terms

Star Wars – 24 books
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – 6 books
Star Wars Characters and Terms only! – 287 Star Wars specific terms as well as bios of the characters. A perfect teacher resource!

Treasure Island – 6 books with 469 vocabulary words

Wolverine: First Class – 6 books with 290 vocabulary words
  • Wolverine: First Class The Buddy System, Citadel, The Last Knights of Wundagore (Part 1), The Last Knights of Wundagore (Part 2), Little Girls, & Surprise!!

X-Men – 12 books with 423 vocabulary words

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