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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

Grade 2, Theme 1: Silly Stories


Teacher Read Aloud: Seven Sillies

Seven Sillies Powerpoint Presentation aligned to Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

 

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Dragon Gets By

Build Background Presentation: Dragon Gets By aligned to Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

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

Choose My Plate: Information about nutrition and health from the United States Department of Agriculture.

It’s My Life: Food Smarts What’s In It for You?: Site includes videos, interactive activities and lots of text-based information about the food pyramid and making good choices.

Nutrition and the Food Pyramid: See the pyramid created by a first grade class and read their nutrition riddles.

Dav Pilkey: Information about the author of "Dragon Gets By" from Eduplace.

eWord Game: An interactive word game to reinforce the Key Vocabulary for "Dragon Gets By."

Homophones: A short video of singer Brian McKnight singing a pop song about Homophones (from PBS Kids).

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

Discovery Education Streaming: Search for:

Health: Food and Nutrition (clips The Importance of Eating Healthy Foods

The Four Main Food Groups) and Homophones (clip Mystery Word (Homophones) and song Jazz Up: Homophone Blues)

Learn 360: Search for:

Nutrition (Grades PreK-2) (video files on Our Wonderful Body: Eat Well, Grow Well,  The Lunch Lady’s Guide To the New Food Pyramid and audio files The Vegetable Rock,  I’m Feeling Good About Myself, and 5 A Day)

Homophones (clip on Word Power – Principle)

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

Preparing to Read/Key Vocabulary Graphic Organizer Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Cause and Effect, page 27 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Word Work Houghton Mifflin Second Grade Theme 1 Word Work Resources

Expanding Your Vocabulary: Action Words, page 41J Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF