Oral Language Resources

Kindergarten, Book 1

Families

  1. Whose Baby Am I? - My Family and Me
  2. The Picnic at Apple Park - Families Get Together
  3. Peter's Chair - Families Change

Friends

  1. What Do You Like? - Learn About Friends
  2. Friends All Around - What Is a Friend?
  3. Simon and Molly plus Hester - Getting Along

Transportation

  1. The Bus for Us - Getting Around Town
  2. On the Go - Traveling Far and Near
  3. Duck on a Bike - Wheels All Around

Food

  1. Apple Farmer Annie - Where Food Comes From
  2. Our Special Sweet Potato Pie - What's for Dinner?
  3. Yoko - Food Traditions

Animals

  1. Mama Cat has Three Kittens - Animals We Know
  2. Animal Babies A B C - How Animals Change and Grow
  3. Mole and the Baby Bird - Animal Homes

Neighborhood

  1. Russ and the Firehouse - Our Neighborhood
  2. Bus Stops - People and Places
  3. Alicia's Happy Day - Neighborhood Workers

Weather

  1. A Rainy Day - Kinds of Weather
  2. In the Yard - Seasons
  3. Bear Snores On - How Weather Affects Us

Plants

  1. Oak Trees - How Trees Grow
  2. Seed Secrets - Seeds and Plants
  3. Sunflower House - What's In My Garden

Amazing Creatures

  1. Beetles - Interesting Insects
  2. Fish Faces - The Amazing Ocean
  3. If the Dinosaurs Came Back - Animals Now and Then

I Know a Lot!

  1. What Do You Know? - Show What You Know
  2. Warthogs Paint: A Messy Color Book - Art All Around
  3. Turtle Splash! - Let's Count Down!

1st Grade

Book 1, All About Us

  1. Pam and Sam - We Are Special
  2. I Can! Can You? - Ready, Set, Move!
  3. Time For Kids: How You Grew - Growing Up
  4. Pet Tricks - Pets
  5. Soccer - Teamwork

Book 2, Outside My Door

  1. Animal Moms and Dads - Animal Families
  2. Little Red Hen - Helping Out
  3. Time For Kids: A Prairie Dog Home - Where Animals Live
  4. The Fun Kids' Band - Sing and Dance
  5. On My Way to School - Let's Laugh

Book 3, Let's Connect!

  1. Kate's Game - Being Friends
  2. Kids Can Help - Kids Around The World
  3. Time For Kids: Short Shadows, Long Shadows - Me and My Shadow
  4. Smile, Mike! - Our Families
  5. Gram and Me - Family Time

Book 4, Nature Watch

  1. Pelican was Hungry - Birds
  2. June Robot Cleans Up - Recycling
  3. Time For Kids: Stormy Weather - What's the Weather?
  4. Meet Ben Franklin - What Scientists Do
  5. Little Rabbit - Favorite Stories

Book 5, Adventures All Around

  1. Olivia - Express Yourself
  2. The Kite (from Days with Frog and Toad) - Watch It Go
  3. Time For Kids: Kids' Inventions - Kids Inventions
  4. Whistle for Willie - Things We Make
  5. Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds - How Does It Grow?

Book 5, Let's Discover!

  1. Dot Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery - Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!
  2. Blue Jay Finds a Way - Exploring Space
  3. Time For Kids: Cool Jobs - At Work
  4. A Tiger Cub Grows Up - Watching Animals Grow
  5. Sand Castle - Let's Build

2nd Grade

Book 1, Relationships

  1. David's New Friends - School Days
  2. Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea - Making Friends
  3. Meet Rosina - Being Yourself
  4. My Name is Yoon - Coming to America

Book 1, Growth and Change

  1. The Tiny Seed - Plants Alive!
  2. A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up - Animal Rescue
  3. Time For Kids: A Trip to the Emergency Room - A Hospital Visit
  4. Farfallina and Marcel - How Animals Grow
  5. There's Nothing Like Baseball - Staying Fit

Book 1, Better Together

  1. Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia - Telling Stories
  2. Officer Buckle and Gloria - Safety First
  3. Time For Kids: Meet the Super Croc - Creatures Old and Older
  4. The Alvin Ailey Kids: Dancing As a Team - Curtain Up!
  5. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type - On the Farm

Book 2, Land, Sea, Sky

  1. Splish! Splash! Animal Baths - Animal Needs
  2. Goose's Story - Animal Survival
  3. Time For Kids: A Way to Help Planet Earth - Helping Planet Earth
  4. Super Storms - Wild Weather
  5. Nutik, the Wolf Pup - Habitats and Homes

Book 2, Discoveries

  1. Dig Wait Listen: A Desert Toad's Tale - Life in the Desert
  2. Pushing Up the Sky - Play Time!
  3. Time For Kids: Columbus Explores New Lands - Exploration
  4. The Ugly Vegetables - In the Garden
  5. The Moon - Our Moon

Book 2, Expressions

  1. Mice and Beans - Count on a Celebration!
  2. Stirring Up Memories - Creating Stories
  3. Time For Kids: Music of the Stone Age - Worlds of Art
  4. African-American Inventors - Inventions Then and Now
  5. Babu's Song - Other People, Other Places

3rd Grade

Book 1, Our World

  1. First Day Jitters - New Beginnings
  2. Dear Juno - Keeping In Touch
  3. Time For Kids: Whose Habitat Is It? - Building Communities
  4. Penguin Chick - Antarctic Life
  5. The Perfect Pet - Pets

Book 1, Investigations

  1. The Strongest One - Putting On a Performance
  2. Wolf! - Wolves
  3. Time For Kids: What's in Store for the Future? - Past, Present and Future
  4. The Planets in Our Solar System - Out in Space
  5. Author: A True Story - Being a Writer

Book 1, Discoveries

  1. Stone Soup - Food Around the World
  2. One Riddle, One Answer - Riddles
  3. Time For Kids: Saving the Sand Dunes - Ecosystems in Balance
  4. The Jones Family Express - Making Journeys
  5. What Do Illustrators Do? - The Art of Illustrating

Book 2, Determination

  1. Cook-A-Doodle-Doo! - What’s Cooking?
  2. Seven Spools of Thread - Getting Along
  3. Time For Kids: Washington Weed Whackers - Protecting Our Natural Resources
  4. Here's My Dollar - Getting Involved
  5. My Very Own Room - A Place of My Own

Book 2, Challenges

  1. Boom Town - Making Money
  2. Beatrice's Goat - Making a Difference
  3. Time For Kids: A Carousel of Dreams - Motion
  4. The Printer - Heroes
  5. Animal Homes - Animal Architects

Book 2, Achievements

  1. A Castle on Viola Street - Helping Our Neighbors
  2. Wilbur's Boast - Unusual Animals
  3. Time For Kids: An American Hero Flies Again - Good Citizens
  4. Mother to Tigers - Working Together
  5. Home Grown Butterflies - Raising Butterflies

4th Grade, Book 1

Let's Explore

  1. The Mystery of the Missing Lunch - Mysteries
  2. A Walk in the Desert - Adapting to Survive
  3. Time For Kids: Animals Come Home to Our National Parks - Our National Parks
  4. The Astronaut and the Onion - Astronauts
  5. The Raft - Wildlife Watchers

Take a Stand

  1. Mighty Jackie - Baseball
  2. My Diary from Here to There - New Places, New Faces
  3. Time For Kids: Stealing Beauty - Focus on China
  4. How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightening - Bright Ideas
  5. Dear Mr. Winston - Snakes

Making a Difference

  1. Roadrunner's Dance - Friend or Foe?
  2. My Brother Martin - People Who Made a Difference
  3. Time For Kids: Kid Reporters at Work - Kids as Entrepreneurs
  4. Mystic Horse - Great Plains Indians
  5. Snowflake Bentley - Precipitation

Viewpoints

  1. Dear Mrs. LaRue - Man's Best Friend
  2. The Blind Hunter - Creative Solutions
  3. Time For Kids: The Power of Oil - Energy Sources
  4. Adelina's Whales - Whales
  5. At Home in the Coral Reef - The Sea

Relationships

  1. Because of Winn-Dixie - Going to the Library
  2. Ranita, the Frog Princess - Putting on a Play
  3. Time For Kids: Exploring the Undersea Territory - New Territory
  4. Me and Uncle Romie - Artists at Work
  5. Wild Horses - Wild Horses

Discovery

  1. The Gold Rush Game - The Gold Rush
  2. The Cricket in Times Square - Wild Visitors
  3. Time For Kids: Meet a Bone-ified Explorer - Nature's Secrets
  4. My Brothers' Flying Machine - Airplanes
  5. The Life and Times of the Ant - Ants

5th Grade, Book 1

Challenges

  1. Miss Alaineus - School Contests
  2. Davy Crockett Saves the World - American Legends
  3. Time For Kids: Forests of the World - Forests and Great Trees
  4. Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy - Exploring Space
  5. Pipilo and the Roof Dogs - Rescue Dogs

Discoveries

  1. Shiloh - People Helping Animals
  2. Rattlers! - Slithery Snakes!
  3. Time For Kids: Maya Lin, Architect of Memory - Remembering the Past
  4. The Night of San Juan - The Caribbean Islands
  5. Black Cowboy, Wild Horses - Cowboys & Cowgirls

Turning Points

  1. Sleds on Boston Common - The American Revolution
  2. When Esther Morris Headed West - The Right To Vote
  3. Time For Kids: Beyond the Horizon - Protecting the Environment
  4. My Great-Grandmother's Gourd - Desert Habitats
  5. Zathura - Into the Future

Experiences

  1. Goin' Someplace Special - Civil Rights
  2. Carlos and the Skunk - Animal Defenses
  3. Time For Kids: Getting Out the Vote - Democracy
  4. Hurricanes - Extreme Weather
  5. The Catch of the Day, A Trickster Play - Trickster Tales

Acheivements

  1. Spirit of Endurance - North and South Pole
  2. Weslandia - Fantastic Foods
  3. Time For Kids: A Historic Journey - Learning from Nature
  4. The Unbreakable Code - Talking in Codes
  5. The Gri Gri Tree - Whales

Great Ideas

  1. The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring - Fairy Tales
  2. Skunk Scout - Camping Out
  3. Time For Kids: A Dream Comes True - Improving Lives
  4. Up in the Air: The Story of Balloon Flight - Balloon Flight
  5. Hidden Worlds - Scientists at Work