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Students have spent the first nine weeks reflecting about themselves, their friends, and their families. They are now ready to go beyond themselves and discover the world around them. The Discovery Unit includes the continuation of autumn with book titles about scarecrows and Thanksgiving. The unit also includes the season of winter and Christmas.



  • Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett
    A sassy little gingerbread goes in search of friends. The beautifully detailed  illustrations by Jan Brett enhance the story.
  • Snow What Fun! When Snowmen Come to Life on Christmas Eve by Cheryl Hawkinson
    Snowfolk on a mission to help Santa meet for their once-a-year rendezvous.
  • Christmas Cookies Bite-Size Holiday Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthtal
    Start a new classroom tradition and get your students and parents involved.
  • The Christmas Humbugs by Colleen Monroe
    Not even the Humbugs can diminish the Christmas Spirit!
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
    What better way to teach author’s message than by reading this classic.
  • Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas by Julia Rawlinson
    Lovable Fletcher is back! He is gathering his friends on a mission to guarantee that Santa Claus will find the bunnies in their new home.
  • The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
    The young reader gets carried away on a magical journey.
  • Snowmen All Year by Caralyn Buehner
    What would you do with a snowman who stayed with you all year? This book has an added feature of hidden illustrations for students to search on each page.
  • Grinch Math
    How many ornaments are left after the Grinch steals away with 4? Watch the students get engaged and be successful at solving word problems!
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