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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

Grade 3, Theme 1: Off to Adventure!


Off to Adventure! Theme Opener with Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

Houghton Mifflin Reading Web Resources Houghton Mifflin Third Grade Theme 1 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.

Internet Guide Sheet for the above resources WORD / PDF

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 Houghton Mifflin Sixth Grade Theme 1 Video Resources

Daily Planet: Scientific Cliffhangers (clip on Rock Climbing Techniques from an Expert)