NYS ELA Module Materials Grade 3

Module 2A (Units 1, 2 & 3)

What is available?

For each module, we have all of the required central texts. We also have many of the recommended texts (in many cases, not all). Information found on Engage NY.

Central Texts:

Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle (350458)

Deborah Dennard; Lexile: 720L; multiple books, PI, 2002

Bullfrog is ready to find a spot of his own where he will use his deep, croaking song to attract a mate. On his search Bullfrog is alert for danger but still faces many challenges along the way. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Watch your children have a blast reading and learning about the animals that live in an American backyard!


All the Small Poems and Fourteen More (350454)

Valerie Worth; Lexile: NONE; multiple books, PIJ, 1994

Valerie Worth's gifted use of words transforms everyday objects and animals into poetic pictures of delightful simplicity for young readers. All four Small Poems books in one volume plus fourteen new poems "every bit as worthy as their predecessors"


Poison Dart Frogs UP CLOSE (350351)

Carmen Bredeson; Lexile: 580; multiple books, PIJ, 2009

Why are they called poison dart frogs, anyway? Learn the answer to this question and more in this exciting installment in the Zoom In On Animals! series. Colorful, up-close photos of these beautiful, tiny frogs in their native habitats give readers a stunning view of these fascinating creatures.


Everything you need to know about FROGS and other slippery creatures (350358)

multiple books, PIJ, 2011

Everything You Need to Know about Reptiles and Amphibians looks at the lives and times of the amazing world of our cold-blooded friends from all angles.

A fascinating read packed with information on habitats, breeding habits, as well as oddities, shocking facts and anatomy, this information is presented through close ups, quizzes, games, engaging text and innovative, high quality design, making it perfect for in depth research or a quick dip for fast facts.


Deadly Poison Dart Frogs (Small But Deadly) (350403)

Lincoln James; Lexile: 700L; multiple books, PI, 2011

Poison dart frogs are cute and tiny. They come in many eye-catching colors. These colors, however, arent meant to make them attractive. The bright colors tell other animals that they shouldnt try to eat them. These vibrant amphibians are covered with a deadly poison that makes predators very sick. Its so strong that some Native American tribes even used it to make poison darts for hunting. Readers will surely enjoy getting up close to these small but deadly poison dart frogs.


Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs (350402)

Douglas Florian; Lexile: N/A; multiple books, PI, 2001

From transparent glass frogs and ravenous rattlesnakes to sticky geckos and stressed-out skinks, this slithery spectacle showcases once again Douglas Florian's incomparable skill for making poetry informative, fun--and irresistible!

Grade 3 Module 2A, Unit 1: Recommended Texts

Everything you need to know about FROGS and other slippery creatures (350358)

multiple books, PIJ, 2011

Everything You Need to Know about Reptiles and Amphibians looks at the lives and times of the amazing world of our cold-blooded friends from all angles. A fascinating read packed with information on habitats, breeding habits, as well as oddities, shocking facts and anatomy, this information is presented through close ups, quizzes, games, engaging text and innovative, high quality design, making it perfect for in depth research or a quick dip for fast facts.

Grade 3 Module 2A, Unit 2: Recommended Texts

Deadly Poison Dart Frogs (Small But Deadly) (350403)

Lincoln James; Lexile: 700L; multiple books, PI, 2011

Poison dart frogs are cute and tiny. They come in many eye-catching colors. These colors, however, arent meant to make them attractive. The bright colors tell other animals that they shouldnt try to eat them. These vibrant amphibians are covered with a deadly poison that makes predators very sick. Its so strong that some Native American tribes even used it to make poison darts for hunting. Readers will surely enjoy getting up close to these small but deadly poison dart frogs.


Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs (350402)

Douglas Florian; Lexile: N/A; multiple books, PI, 2001

From transparent glass frogs and ravenous rattlesnakes to sticky geckos and stressed-out skinks, this slithery spectacle showcases once again Douglas Florian's incomparable skill for making poetry informative, fun--and irresistible!

Grade 3 Module 2A, Unit 3: Recommended Texts

Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle (350458)

Deborah Dennard; Lexile: 720L; multiple books, PI, 2002

Bullfrog is ready to find a spot of his own where he will use his deep, croaking song to attract a mate. On his search Bullfrog is alert for danger but still faces many challenges along the way. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Watch your children have a blast reading and learning about the animals that live in an American backyard!

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