Fifth Grade Lesson Plans

Book Title Suggestions by Months of the School Year

Month Title
Sep Max Goes to Jupiter by Jeffrey Bennett
Sep Subway Story by Julia Sarcone-Roach
Sep What's So Bad About Gasoline? Fossil Fuels and What They Do by Anne Rockwell
Sep House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser
Sep Brontorina by James Howe
Sep You Will Be My Friend by Peter Brown
Sep 14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy
Sep On that Day a book of hope for children by Andrea Patel 158.1 PAT
Sep Teach Encyclopedia Britannica online
Sep The Boy, the bear, the barron, the bard E ROGers wordless picture book-use for inferring
Sep Butterflies in my stomach and other school Hazards E BLOch figures of speech, also a great first day of school story
Sep Sipping Spiders through a staw campfire songs for monsters 782.4 DIPucchio
Sep Frankenstein Takes the Cake 811 REX
Sep Spuds by Karen Hesse
Sep Boy Wonders by Calef Brown
Sep The Boy Who Loved Words E SCHotter
Sep Daniel Boone's Great Escape 976.9 SPRadlin
Sep Max's words E BANks
Sep Flotsam E WIEsner
Sep Say Hello E FOReman
Sep Raining Cats & Dogs A Collectiion of Irresistible Idioms and Illustrations to Tickle the Funny Bones of Young People 428.1 MOSes
Sep Someone for Mr. Sussman by Patricia Polacco
Sep Pale Male Citizen Hawk of New York City by Janet Schulman
Oct Animal Masquerade by Marianne Dubuc (pattern book)
Oct The Day Roy Riegels Ran the Wrong Way by Dan Gutman
Oct Pumpkin Town by Katie McKy
Oct The Orange Shoes by Trinka Hakes Noble
Oct The Widow's Broom by Chris Van Allsburg
Oct Secrets of the Sphinx 932 GIB discuss research needed for the book
Oct Train to somewhere E BUNting
Oct Stella, unleashed : notes from the doghouse by Linda Ashman
Oct A Very Improbable Story E EINhorn; probability
Oct Sneaky, Spinning Baby Spiders 595.44 MARkle
Oct Uncle Bigfoot E OCOnnor; characterization
Oct A.D.D. or XYZ E CANnon: organization
Oct That Summer E JOHnston: death
Nov Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York! by Edie Colon
Nov Today On Election Day by Catherine Stier
Nov 11 Experiments That Failed by Jenny Offill & Nancy Carpenter
Nov The Boy Who Lived With the Seals by Rafe Martin (Native American tale)
Nov Oh No! (or how my science project destroyed the world) by Mac Barnett
Nov Dancing With the Indians by Angela Shelf Medearis
Nov Big George how a Shy Boy Became President Washington by Anne Rockwell B Washington
Nov George VS. George 973.3 SCHanzer Point of view: Encourage readers to tell about a situation they experienced, telling what happened from their point of view. They then present the same situation from a different point of view. Discuss importance of knowing both sides or POVs
Nov Otto Runs for President E WELls class election
Nov What to do about Alice? : how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy! by Barbara Kerley B LONGWORTH
Nov Winter lights 811 HIN
Nov Superhero Christmas E LEE
Nov The Journey stories of migration 591.56 RYL
Nov President Pennybaker E FEIffer, election campaigning, UT orange white house
Nov Duel! Burr and Hamilton's Deadly War of Words by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Nov Owney the Mail-pouch pooch E KERby
Nov A small dog's big life: around the world with Owney E KELly
Nov Jasper's Day E PARker, dog has cancer and is put to sleep: death
Dec The Carpenter's Gift by David Rubel
Dec What Dogs Want for Christmas by Kandy Radzinski
Dec The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: an Appalachian Story by Gloria Houston
Dec The Christmas Day Kitten by E HERriot
Dec I have a dream by King E 305.896 KIN
Dec My Librarian is a Camel How books are brought to children around the world 027.4 RUU/ PS
Dec The Adventures of the dish and the spoon E GREy
Dec We"re off to Look for Aliens E MCNaughton nonfiction and fiction
Dec The Aliens are Coming! E MCN
Dec Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile by Gloria Houston
Dec That book woman E HENson connects with Year of the perfect Christmas tree by Houston
Jan Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs by Michaela Muntean
Jan Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions by David A. Adler
Jan The Adventures of Granny Clearwater and Little Critter by Kimberly Willis Holt
Jan Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks! The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk as told by the giant by Eric Braun
Jan The Month Brothers: a Slavic tale by Samuel Marshak
Jan. Sneeze! by Alexandra Siy
Jan Creature Carnival-draw group animal on folded paper -one draws head, one body, one legs-unfold and see the creature
Jan SOS File FIC Byars: text to self -list things that have happened to you
Jan Coming Home from the life of Langston Hughes
Jan Show Way E WOOds
Jan Chris VanAllsburg books
Jan The Loathsome Dragon 398.2 WIEsner
Jan Can You Feel the Force? Putting the fizz back into physics 530 HAMmond; section on energy that students are learning in curriculum
Jan Tadpole's promise E WILlis
Jan Froggy Fable E LEChner
Jan Frankenstein makes a sandwich and other stories your"re sure to like, because they"re all about monsters, and some of them are also about food. 811 REX
Jan Probuditi! E VANallsburg
Jan Madam President E SMIth covers duties of president
Jan Winning Words Sports Stories and Photographs FIC SMIth, Jr.
Jan Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle by Major Brian Dennis
Jan Where in the World? Around the Globe in 13 Works of Art 709 RACzka
Jan Here a Face, There a Face 612 ALDa
Feb Island A Story of the Galapagos by Jason Chin
Feb Most Loved Doll in all the World by Tonya Hegamin
Feb Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Feb Freedom River by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Bryan Collier
Feb The Faithful Friend by Robert D. San Souci illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Feb Never Forgotten by Patricia C. McKissack
Feb Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Feb Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney: African American author
Feb Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston Weatherford
Feb Our Gracie Aunt by Jacqueline Woodson
Feb Through my Eyes: Ruby Bridges B BRIDGES
Feb Odd boy out B EINSTEIN
Feb Juan Verdades: the man who couldn't tell a lie by Joe Hayes
Feb Book of Bad Ideas E HUL
Feb Phillis's Big Test By Catherine Clinton
Feb Goha the Wise Fool 398.2 JOHnson
Feb Zen Shorts E MUTh
Feb Thanks a Million by Nikki Grimes
Feb Night Running E CARbone with the help of a dog a boy escapes to the other side of the Ohio river to freedom
Feb One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference by Katie Smith Milway
Mar A Strange Place to Call Home: The world's most dangerous habitats & the animals that call them home by Marilyn Singer (poems about habitats)
Mar A Kick in the head an everyday guide to poetic forms 811.008 KIC / P.S. Apr. 2005
Mar A Family of poems: my favorite poetry for children 808.81 FAM
Mar Train of states by 973 SIS
Mar The Animal rescue store 811 SWAdos
Mar Riding the tiger by E BUNting: relate to peer pressure
Mar Alia"s mission saving the books of Iraq B BAKER
Mar Boy of the Three Year Nap 398.2 SNYder
Mar Humpty dumpty climbs again E HORowitz not giving up; wearing proper equipment; fractured nursery rhymes
Mar Help me, Mr. Mutt! : expert answers for dogs with people problems by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel
Mar The Perfect Sword by Scott Goto
Mar Such A Prince by Dan Bar-el
Apr Redwoods by Jason Chin
Apr The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
Apr Pegasus by Marianna Mayer
Apr Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg & Three Cups of Tea by Greg mortenson: earth day, giving back
Apr Submitting student poetry to be published in a book
Apr Now & Ben the modern inventions of Benjamin Franklin 609 BARretta
Apr When I Grow Up: A Young Person"s Guide to interesting & unusual occupations 331.7 LOY
Apr What a Trip! E YORinks other dimensions
Apr The Librarian of Basra a true story from Iraq B BAKER
Apr Gorgonzola a Very Stinkysaurus E PALatine audio recording online, odors, brushing teeth
Apr If Dogs Were Dinosaurs by David M. Schwartz
Apr Seal Surfer E FOReman
Apr Sector 7 E WIEsner wordless picture book idea: write graphic novel style to go with the pictures
Apr Shoeless Joe and black Betsy E BILdner
Apr Thank you Mr. Faulkner E POLacco
Apr Emily by Michael Bedard about Emily Dickinson
Apr Handsprings 811 FLOrian
Apr There was a man who loved a rad and other vile little poems 811.6 ROVetch
Apr Tin Lizzie E DRUmmond cars pollution solution
Apr Tracking Trash Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion 551.46 BURns
May Busy Builders by Roxie Munro (habitats)
May Shoot for the Moon! Lessons on Life from a Dog Named Rudy by Corinne Humphrey
May Chowder by Peter Brown
May It's a book by Lane Smith
May Tadpole's Promise by Tony Ross and A Froggy Fable by John Lechner
May A Chair for Always by Vera B. Williams
May Adele & Simon in America E MCClintock
May Seen Art? E SCIeskzka
May Dirty Joe the Pirate E HARley sisters and brothers
May The Brook Book exploring the smallest streams 577.6 ARNosky covers rocks, insects, fish, birds
May The Sea Serpent and Me by Dashka Slater
May The Searcher and the Old Tree by David McPhail
May It's a Book by Lane Smith
May I Can make a difference a treasury to inspire our children 808.8 I -Marian Wright Edelman: coping
Book Talks Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Book Talks The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
Book Talk Tango: the Tale of an Island Dog by Eileen Beha
Book Talks Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
Book Talks Guan Yu : blood brothers to the end : a Chinese legend by Dan Jolley
Book Talks Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen
Book Talks Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
Book Talks Tall Tales by Karen Day
Book Talks The Teacher's Funeral: a comedy in three parts by Richard Peck
Book Talks Way Down Deep by Ruth White
Book Talk The Ghost's Grave by Peg Kehret
Book Talks The Tail of Emily Windsnap FIC KESsler
Book Talks Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep FIC KESsler
Book Talks Crossing the Wire FIC HOBbs
Book Talks Amelia's 6th-Grade Notebook FIC MOSs
Book Talks I've Already forgotten your name, Philip Hall! FIC GREene
Book Talks Sammy Keyes FIC VAN Draanen
Book Talks Rowen Hood Returns FIC SPRinger
Book Talks The Runaway Princess FIC COOmbs
Book Talks The Million Dollar Putt FIC GUTman + his other books
Book Talks Truth and Salsa FIC LOWery
Book Talks Heat FIC LUPica
Book Talks Redwall FIC JACques
Book Talks Castaways of the Flying Dutchman FIC JACques
Book Talks The Mysterious Mummer FIC FALcone Christmas setting
Book Talks Magyk and Flyte FIC SAGe
Book Talks The Squampkin Patch A Nasselrogt Adventure FIC PETty Halloween setting
Book Talks Horns & Wrinkles FIC HELgerson
Book Talks Ribbajack FIC JACques
Book Talks Gilda Joyce series FIC ALLison
Book Talks Hero of the High Seas B Jones American Revolution
Book Talks Crispin At the Edge of the World FIC AVI
Book Talks Pure Dead series 1-5 (title means extreme in England slang)
Book Talks Kiki Strike Inside the Shadow City FIC MILler
Book Talks Dog Sense FIC COLlard
Book Talks Listen! FIC TOLan
Book Talks Blood on the River James Town 1607 FIC CARbone historical fiction
Book Talks Sixth-grade glommers, norks, and me FIC PAP
Book Talks The Blackout Gang FIC MCCall
Book Talks Wabi A Hero"s Tale FIC BRUchac
Book Talks Magic Nation Thing FIC SNYder
Book Talks Project Mulberry FIC PARk
Book Talks The Last Apprentice FIC DELaney
Book Talks The Misadventures of Maude March FIC COUloumbis
Book Talks The Year my parents ruined my life FIC FREeman
Book Talks Three of Diamonds FIC HORowitz
Book Talks The Time Hackers FIC PAUlsen short enough for a read aloud - great first page
Book Talks The Wright 3 FIC BALliett
Book Talks The Fire-Eaters FIC ALMond
Book Talks Gnat Stokes and the Foggy Bottom Swamp Queen FIC KEEhn / P.S. Aug. 2005
Book Talks Replay FIC CREech
Book Talks TheTime Hackers FIC PAUlsen science fiction
Book Talks Gentle's Holler FIC MADden
Book Talks Whittington FIC ARMstrong
Book Talks Conrad's Fate FIC JONes
Book Talks Inkheart and Inkspell FIC FUNke
Book Talks Magyk FIC SAGe
Book Talks Peter Raven Under Fire FIC MOLloy
Book Talks Raven's Gate FIC HORowitz
Book Talks Wolf Brother FIC PAVer
Book Talks Lara series FIC DUEy
Book Talks Xanadu Adventure FIC ALExander
Book Talks Regarding the trees FIC KLIse
Book Talks The Lightning Thief FIC RIOrdan Bluebonnet 2006
Book Talks From Charlie"s point of view FIC SCRimger
Book Talks Bound FIC NAPoli Chinese Cinderella
Book Talks Ghost Fever FIC HAYes
Book Talks Flush FIC HIAasen
Book Talks My Louisiana Sky FIC HOLt
Book Talks All of the above FIC PEArsall
Book Talks The Truth about sparrows FIC HALe
Book Talks My life of Crime FIC JENnings
Book Talks Weird Wolf FIC CUYler
Book Talks Chasing Vermeer FIC BAlliett
Book Talks Gilda Joyce: psychic investigator FIC ALLison
Book Talks Witch Catcher FIC HAHn
Book Talks Dogboy FIC RUSsell
Book Talks Mary Margaret series FIC MACLean
Book Talks The Clue of the Linloeum Lederhosem FIC ANDerson
Book Talks Whales on Stilts FIC ANDerson
Book Talks Star Passage Honor and Mercy by Clark Rich Burbidge
Book Talks Emil and Karl FIC GLAtshteyn Holocaust story