37 Themed Books & Writing/ Comprehension Extension Packs for Special Education

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K - 5th
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This pack includes 37 themed books and 37 writing/ comprehension extension packs (one for each book). There are 3 worksheets for each themed book (all worksheets are differentiated in 3-4 levels) for students to work on writing, vocabulary and comprehension. The pack now includes digital comprehension questions! This pack is great to use in the classroom or during distance learning!


37 Themed books/ stories:

  • Books are related to the themes of the week (below)
  • All books have REAL photos!
  • Each book has a communication/ matching board included
  • Each book includes 4 comprehension questions (2 yes/ no questions and 2 "wh-" questions), each question is differentiated in TWO levels!

Extension Pack/ Worksheets included for each book:

  • Vocabulary writing (differentiated in 4 levels: students trace the words, copy the words with boxes, copy the words from a word bank with boxes or copy from a word bank)
  • Comprehension worksheet (differentiated in 3 levels: students trace the answers, pick the answer from a field of 2, or write the answers).
  • Comprehension worksheets include working on:
    • filling in the blank/ completing sentences
    • identifying the main idea & key details
    • answering direct recall questions
    • identifying unfamiliar vocabulary 
    • making inferences 

  • Writing sentences worksheet (differentiated in 3 levels: students trace 2 sentences using the vocabulary words, students dictate 2 sentences to a teacher and then copying the sentences, students write 2 sentences with a word bank

Digital Comprehension Questions:

  • The comprehension questions from the worksheets have now been made digital! Students can now answer the comprehension questions digitally using a computer or tablet via Google Forms™.
  • This will help you to taking comprehension data in the classroom or during online/ distance learning!

Important note: This pack includes the themed books AND extension worksheets for the 37 books. Do not purchase this pack if you already own my circle time/ morning meeting curriculum! If you already own my circle time curriculum, then you already have the books- you can purchase the extension worksheets separately here.

The themes for the books include:

· Emotions/ feelings

· Summer

· Mammals

· Reptiles

· Birds

· Amphibians

· Community Helpers

· Bodies/ Health

· Farm

· Fall/ Apples

· Halloween/ Pumpkins

· Australia

· Africa

· North America

· Asia

· Europe

· Antarctica

· Winter Holidays

· South America

· The Ocean

· Valentine’s Day/ Friendship

· The Desert

· Plants & Seeds

· Spring

· Bugs & Insects

· Earth Day/ Recycling

· Night/ Day/ Time

· The Solar System

· Transportation

· Camping

· The Circus



  • You will need to be able have access to Google Drive™ to use this part of the product.
  • You will not need to edit any part of the Google Forms™ but you will need to share links with families/ students.


  • After purchasing, you’ll get access to a PDF that includes links and that walk you through setting up the Google Forms™.


  • Please note, I do not and cannot provide technology support for Google Slides or any other platforms. If you aren’t comfortable with navigating Google Drive and making simple edits to Google Slides, please to not purchase this product.

If you'd like a free sample of the extension packs, you can get my Life Cycle of a Frog book and extension pack for free here.

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