Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources
Grade 3, Theme 1: Off to Adventure!
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
Greatest Places Virtual Reality: A collection of Quicktime Virtual Reality clips from around the world. Students can click on the thumbnails for Iguaza Falls and Itapu Dam to go on a virtual adventure!
Iguazu Falls: A Wikipedia article that contains information and photos of this South American waterfall.
Poetry Corner: Click on the "Water" link Poems written about waterfalls.
Amazing Adventures: Multimedia stories, poems, and movies.
Coasterville: Information about roller coasters.
World Waterfall Database: Build your knowledge of waterfalls with these interesting facts.
Discovery Kids: Students can explore a wealth of ideas for adventures, as well as find step-by-step directions for many challenging activities from Discovery Kids.
Create Your Own Adventure: Students create their own wild and crazy adventure stories by filling in words that will be incorporated into story frames - click on the "Create Your Own Adventure" graphic.
Houghton Mifflin Reading Audio and Video Resources
Daily Planet: Scientific Cliffhangers (clip on Rock Climbing Techniques from an Expert)