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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

Grade 2, Theme 1: Silly Stories


Silly Stories Theme Opener with Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

Houghton Mifflin Reading Web Resources Houghton Mifflin Second Grade Theme 1 Web Resources

Silly Books: Students can have animated silly books read aloud as they follow along.

Silly Stories and Poems: Click on the arrows to move through the stories or click on one at a time.

Internet Guide Sheet for the above resources WORD / PDF

Wacky Web Tales: Create silly stories as a class on the Eduplace site.

It’s My Life: Create a Story: Fill in the blanks to create a silly story to read to the class.

Silly Songs for All: Download any of 15 silly songs and play with Real Player.

Yahoo! Kids Jokes: Page includes the joke of the day as well as archived jokes submitted by children.

Houghton Mifflin Reading Audio and Video Resources Houghton Mifflin Sixth Grade Theme 1 Video Resources

Search for Humor (clip on Exaggeration and Surprise) and Humorous Verse (clip on Drumming Up Ideas for Humorous Verse)

Learn 360: Search for:

Silly Stories (audio file on I Love You Because You’re You

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell!) and Silly Songs (audio file on Silly Pizza Song)

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