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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

Grade 3, Theme 1: Off to Adventure!

 

Teacher Read Aloud: Davy Lowe

Teacher Read Aloud Presentation: Davy Lowe aligned to Common Core Standards

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

 

Houghton Mifflin Reading: The Waterfall

Build Background Presentation: The Waterfall 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

Greatest Places Virtual Reality: Click on "Iguazu Falls" for Quicktime Virtual Reality shots of waterfalls.

Gates of the Arctic National Park: Official website from the Arctic National Park.

Sheraton Fallsview: Live cams at various places at the falls, includes a link where you can hear the sound of the falls, too.

Niagara Falls State Park: Click on Gallery of the Falls for pictures.

Jonathan London: Information about the author of "The Waterfall" from Eduplace.

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

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

Build background for "The Waterfall," page 92K:

Greatest Places Virtual Reality: Click on "Iguazu Falls" for Quicktime Virtual Reality shots of waterfalls.

Comprehension Skills: Cause and Effect, pages 93C and 121A-B: Cause and effect chart, Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Story Structure, page 101 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Build background for "Camping on the Wild Side!," page 118:

Gates of the Arctic National Park: Official website from the Arctic National Park.

Classroom Management Handbook, page CM 1-9, #2: Picture Postcards

Publish postcards using a postcard template from a word processing program. Postcards can be about a snorkeling adventure ("A Great Day for Snorkeling") or a camping adventure ("The Waterfall").

 

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