Age 7-9 Year at a Glance
The Age 7-9 level of Moving Beyond the Page is structured around four 9-week concepts. Each of these concepts is made up of three literature units and three science and social studies units. Each unit contains about 10 lessons and a final project.
You will do two lessons each day: one in science and social studies and one in language arts. Start with the first concept. When you finish it move on to the second.
Here is a list of the concepts in the order you will complete them along with the associated books.
Science and Social Studies Units
Concept 1: Environment
The Kids' Book of Weather Forecasting by Mark Breen and Kathleen Friestad
Tornado by Betsy Byars, Doron Ben-Ami
Who Was Helen Keller? by Gare Thompson and Nancy Harrison
Concept 2: Change
Earth Day — Hooray! by Stuart Murphy
The Wump World by Bill Peet
Morning Girl by Michael Dorris
Voices In the Park by Anthony Browne
Weslandia by Paul Fleischman
Adventures in the Middle Ages by Linda Bailey
Starry Messenger by Peter Sis
Concept 3: Cycles
Who Eats What? by Patricia Lauber
The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson
Concept 4: Relationships
Welcome to the Green House by Jane Yolen
Vote! by Eileen Christelow