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    Reading Rocks!

    Our reading program is McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders.
     
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    Popcorn Sight Words

    Popcorn words are words that "pop" up frequently in reading and writing. It is critical that readers and writers develop automatic recognition of popcorn words, a skill that leads to fluency.  
     
    I included a complete sight word list, flashcards and additional activities to help your child learn new words.

    Wonders Kindergarten Sight Words

    Wonders Kindergarten Sight Words (plus additional words)

    Sight Word Videos

    Sight Word Ideas on Pinterest

    Sight Word Practice

     

    Recommended Books for K-2 graders

    List of 100 Books to Read in Kindergarten

    K-2 Recommended Booklist 

    A Boy, A Dog, and A Frog or other titles by Mercer Mayer 
    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst 
    Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman 
    Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird 
    Arthur and D.W. titles by Marc Brown 
    Bright Eyes, Brown Skin by Cheryl Hudson 
    Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin 
    Cam Jansen series by David Adler 
    Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkin 
    Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams 
    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 by Bill Martin Jr. 
    Color Zoo and other titles by Lois Ehlert 
    Corduroy by Don Freeman 
    Curious George series by H. E. Rey 
    Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! And titles by Mo Willems 
    Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins 
    Eating Fractions by Bruce McMillan 
    Five Little Monkeys with Nothing To Do by Eileen Christelow 
    Foot Book and other titles by Dr. Seuss 
    Freight Train and other titles by Donald Crews 
    Frog and Toad series by Arnold Lobel 
    Go, Dog, Go by P. D. Eastman 
    Good Boy, Fergus! and No David! by David Shannon 
    Goodnight, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann 
    Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown 
    Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion 
    Henry and Mudge series by Cynthia Rylant 
    If You Give A Mouse a Cookie and other titles by Laura Numeroff 
    Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear by Nancy White Carlstrom 
    Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park 
    Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse and other titles by Kevin Henkes 
    Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey 
    Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag 
    Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten and other titles by Joseph Slate 
    Miss Nelson books by James Allard 
    Miss Spider series by David Kirk 
    Mitten and other titles by Jan Brett 
    Moon Bear series by Frank Asch 
    Mouse Count and Mouse Paint by Ellen Walsh 
    Napping House by Audrey Wood 
    Nate the Great series by Marjorie W. Sharmat 
    Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann 
    Olivia series by Ian Falconer 
    Owl Moon by Jane Yolen 
    Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats 
    Swimmy by Leo Lionni 
    Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig 
    Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrice Potter 
    Ten Apples Up On Top by Theo LeSieg 
    Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang 
    Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins 
    Three Billy Goats Gruff and Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens 
    Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto 
    Very Hungry Caterpillar and other titles by Eric Carle 
    We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen 
    Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak