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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

Grade 3, Theme 1: Off to Adventure!

 

Teacher Read Aloud: Spy Run

Teacher Read Aloud Presentation: Spy Run aligned to Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

 

Houghton Mifflin Reading: The Ballad of Mulan

Build Background Presentation: The Ballad of Mulan 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

Revolutionary Period (1764-1789): Historical information from America's Story at The Library of Congress.

American Revolution: Brief article with a color map from AcademicKids Encyclopedia about the American Revolution.

All About China: Facts, printouts, and information about China from Enchanted Learning.

Hua Mulan: Information about Hua Mulan the historical figure from the story as written in Chinese and then translated into English at Wikipedia.

Song Nan Zhang: Information about the author of "The Ballad of Mulan" from Eduplace.

eWord Game: An interactive word game to reinforce the Key Vocabulary for "The Ballad of Mulan."

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

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

Genre Lesson, Legend, page 59 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Making Judgments, page 65 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Making Inferences, page 67 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Challenge Handbook, page CH 1-3, #1: Mulan: The Play

Students can film performances of the play with a digital video camera. Edit with video editing software, if time permits.