Here Comes the Bus

My Book of the Week

Here Comes the Bus by Anastasia Suen
A Bebop Easy Reader

  • Reading level: Guided Reading™: B DRA: 2 Intervention: 2
  • Paperback: 8 pages
  • Publisher: Bebop Books
  • A Chinese American girl takes the bus to school and greets her friends, one by one, at each stop.

    Also available in Spanish as Ya viene el autobús

    Activities:

    Use the lesson plans from the 91 page Illinois School Bus Safety Program.

    First School has school bus music, coloring pages, crafts, and online games.

    Play the online School Bus Safety Games.

    Visit the Traffic Safety Kid’s Page for coloring pages, puzzles and a word scramble.

    Download Free Bus Safety Presentations in PowerPoint.

    Use these lesson plans with your class.


    See inside the book
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    Booktalk: Mrs. Madoff’s class celebrates St. Patrick’s Day!

    Snippet: On St. Patrick’s Day, I wore my green shirt, green pants, and even my green striped socks. Pablo wore green sneakers.
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    Tails of Spring Break
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    Booktalk: Everyone, it seems, is going somewhere fun for spring break-everyone except Katie Jordan and her family. Even her best friend, Sierra, is going to Hawaii! But then Katie realizes she’s not the only one being left behind-what about all those poor lonely pets? And so Katie sets out to save her spring break with a pet-sitting business. But Katie hadn’t bargained on having a business partner-especially not someone as awful as Claire Plummer!

    Snippet: On the last day of school before spring vacation, it sounded like almost every kid in my fourth grade class was getting away from Oregon. They were going places where the sun was shining. Places like Disneyland and San Diego. Even Hawaii!
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