I've been focused on Appendix B and the Exemplar texts.
A few weeks ago I did a post about Exemplar Read Aloud Texts for the Common Core.
I thought I'd do a post about the other Exemplar texts... the ones that are recommended for the children to read on their own.
If you're familiar with these texts, you'll notice there's quite a variety of reading levels as well as content, but they all have one thing in common: they're great stories. My favorite story as a child is here (My Father's Dragon) and one of my favorite stories that has been published more recently is also here (Tops and Bottoms).
I guess that's why they got the title "Exemplar Texts"! What other stories for this age group would you recommend?