Below is a chart of the big books that we read with the content that is covered


Shared Reading Selection

AugustGradual EntryRules/Procedures/Friends
SeptemberMrs. Bindergarten Gets Ready for KindergartenRules/Procedures/Friends
The Gingerbread Man"Gingerbread" books (various versions)
I Love My Family Family
In the MirrorSelf/Body
OctoberI Like the RainWeather
I Went WalkingColors
The Seasons of Arnold's Apple TreeApples/Fall
Pumpkin, Pumpkin/The PumpkinPumpkins/Fall
NovemberThe Farm ConcertFarm
Mrs. Wishy WashyFarm
Wishy Washy DayFarm
Thanksgiving Books (2 days)Thanksgiving
DecemberDan the Flying ManWinter Holidays
Quiet in the LibraryWinter Holidays
Birthdays Winter Holidays
The Polar Express (3 days)Winter Holidays
JanuaryWinter's GiftWinter
The MittenWinter/animals/Jan Brett
Bear FactsWinter/Bears
The Jacket I Wear in the SnowWinter Clothes/Healthy Habits
FebruarySing a SongDental Health/100th Day
Our Tree HouseConstruction
To TownTransportation
MarchDr. SeussDr. Seuss
Grandpa, GrandpaWater Transportation/Ocean/Sea Animals
Dan Goes HomeTransportation
Various BooksOviparous animals/Easter/Eggs
AprilThe JigareeSpace
One Stormy NightSpring/Weather/Sounds
The SeedSeeds/Flowers/Life Cycles
Frog on a LogFrog/Life Cycles
MayWhat is an Insect?/Are You a Ladybug?Insects/Life Cycles
The Very Hungry CaterpillarButterflies/Life Cycles
Let's Have a SwimZoo Animals
End of YearMove OverMemory books, Summer, etc.
 Dishy Washy
 Cats, Cats, Cats