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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

Grade 3, Theme 1: Off to Adventure!


Reading-Writing Workshop: Personal Narrative

Reading-Writing Workshop: Personal Narrative aligned to Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

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

Writing Help - A+ Papers: Model paper, graphic organizer, and checklist from TIME Kids for writing a personal narrative.

Idea Game for Kids: An idea generator for writing a personal narrative from WritingFix.

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

Discovering Language Arts: Grades 03-05: Writing (clip on Prewriting Skills)

How to Write a Report and Personal Letter

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Prewriting Houghton Mifflin Third Grade Theme 1 Writing Resources

Organizing and Planning, page 53B: Who? Where? When? What? Chart for planning personal narrative can be created with graphic organizing software and then turned into an outline and transferred to a word processing program Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Publishing Houghton Mifflin Third Grade Theme 1 Publishing Resources

Publishing and Evaluating, page 53G

Depending upon computer and software availability, personal narratives can be published using illustrated word processing software (Storybook Weaver Deluxe or Sunbuddy Writer or Media Weaver) or regular word processing software (AppleWorks, Word, etc.) with scanned images or images from a digital camera) or multimedia software (PowerPoint, HyperStudio, Kidpix Slideshow) with student narration of stories in addition to text and graphics.