Second Grade Read Aloud Banquet

Songs for January

I Had a Little Nut Tree

The Four Presents

Little Man and Maid

The Jolly Tester

The Rain

The rain is raining all around,

It falls on field and tree,

It rains on the umbrellas here,

And on the ships at sea.

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Week 3 Geppetto Returns Home To Make a Puppet from Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi King Canute on the Seashore from Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin Another Snowball from The Seasons: Winter by Jane Marcet Girl-go-with-the-Goats Loses House Room from The Girl Who Sat by the Ashes by Padraic Colum The Flight of Pompey from On the Shores of the Great Sea by M. B. Synge Aunt Harriet Has a Cough (Part 3 of 3) from Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher The Story of a Wedge of Gold from Hurlbut's Story of the Bible by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
Olaf's Farm from Viking Tales by Jennie Hall Juncos (Part 3 of 3) from Outdoor Visits by Edith M. Patch The Young Crab and His Mother from The Aesop for Children by Milo Winter I See Much of the World from Robinson Crusoe Written Anew for Children by James Baldwin Diana and Actaeon from A Child's Book of Myths and Enchantment Tales by Margaret Evans Price Prickly Porky Makes Friends from The Adventures of Prickly Porky by Thornton Burgess The Launching Story from The Sandman: His Ship Stories by Willliam J. Hopkins
Snow in Town by Rickman Mark The Land of Story-Books by Robert Louis Stevenson There Was an Old Person Whose Habits by Edward Lear The Wind and the Moon by George MacDonald Mrs. Earth by Walter de la Mare A Farewell by Charles Kingsley Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Jane Taylor
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The Aesop for Children  by Milo Winter

The Crow and the Pitcher

In a spell of dry weather, when the Birds could find very little to drink, a thirsty Crow found a pitcher with a little water in it. But the pitcher was high and had a narrow neck, and no matter how he tried, the Crow could not reach the water. The poor thing felt as if he must die of thirst.

Then an idea came to him. Picking up some small pebbles, he dropped them into the pitcher one by one. With each pebble the water rose a little higher until at last it was near enough so he could drink.

In a pinch a good use of our wits may help us out.