Open Educational Resources

Grades 2–3

Readings —— These stories include questions to be used for a Shared InquiryTM discussion.

How the Camel Got His Hump
by Rudyard Kipling

Lion and Mouse
by Aesop

The Master Cat
by Charles Perrault

Jack and the Beanstalk
English folktale as told by
Joseph Jacobs

Nail Soup
Serbian folktale as told by
Nada Ćurčija Prodanović

The Rich Man and the Shoemaker
by Jean de La Fontaine

Lesson Plans

Crow Call Sample Unit – This lesson plan includes a copy of the student text, Shared Inquiry activities from the Teacher’s Edition, and instructions on how to lead the activities with your class.

Crow Call Sample Unit (Common Core State Standards Edition) – This lesson plan includes a copy of the student text, Shared Inquiry activities from the Teacher’s Edition, instructions on how to lead the activities with your class, and alignment to the Common Core State Standards.

 

Research

DC-JGB-ResultsClick here to view research measuring the impact of Great Books programs on student performance.

 

Videos

Watch students engaged in Shared Inquiry discussion.