Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa is an incredible true story about a woman living in Kenya who realized she needed to save her land when thousands of trees were cut down with no new ones planted.
Stick and Stone is a cute book about friendship that has many idioms and themes. It's also a great book to teach inferring.
That Book Woman is a wonderful story based on real events. It's about a boy who lives way up in the mountains with his family. No one is nearby, including schools. A woman rides on a horse to bring the family new books every two weeks, and from her long journeys, the boy discovers joy in reading.
3 Books and Lessons to Teach Theme
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Posted by Out of This World Literacy on Monday, August 8, 2016
For 20 different comprehension questions in 3 formats based on theme that you can use with any text, click on the image below.