Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources
Grade 2, Theme 1: Silly Stories
Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:
- Houghton Mifflin Reading Powerpoint Webpage HTML
- Houghton Mifflin Reading Powerpoint Handout PDF
- Houghton Mifflin Reading Powerpoint Slide PDF
Houghton Mifflin Reading 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.
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
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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