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Pioneer Valley Books with free downloadable lesson plans

Many of our books have free guided reading lesson plans available on our website. Here is a current list of the sets that have lesson plans available. Look for the "Additional Resources" tab that indicates lesson plans are available.

  • Gilbert the Pig Set 1 (Illustrated)

A Snack for Gilbert Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Gilbert the Pig Goes on a Diet Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Gilbert the Pig Goes on an Adventure Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Gilbert the Pig Wears a Dress Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Gilbert the Prize Winning Pig Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Chicks are Hatching Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Gilbert the Pig Set 2 (Illustrated)

Gilbert Goes on a Picnic Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Gilbert the Special Pig Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Lemonade for Gilbert Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Nap Time for Gilbert Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Petting Gilbert Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Where Are the Baby Chicks? Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Fawn Chapter Books

A Wild Animal Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Goldie and the Fawn Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Deer Report Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Fawn Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Spaceboy Set 1

A Birthday Present for Spaceboy Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Adventure in the Purple Forest Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Look Out for Space Monster Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Sleep Tight Spaceboy Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Spaceboy Finds a Friend Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Spaceboy Plays Hide and Seek Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Galaxy Girl Set 1

Reading Budies Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Space Fairy Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Space Monster's Birthday Party Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Stargazers Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Loose Tooth Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Space Fort Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Georgie Giraffe Set 1

Georgie Giraffe, the Detective Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)


Little Dinosaur's Skateboard Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Lost Money Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Missing Earrings Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Van Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

The Water Park Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Little Dinosaur Set 1

A Dinosaur Snack Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

A Picnic Lunch Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Animal Race Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Bully Dinosaur Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)


Little Dinosaur, The Hero Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

Lost in the Jungle Guided Reading Lesson Plan (PDF)

  • Nonfiction Classic Bundle

Nonfiction Collection Resource Center