Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources
Grade 4, Theme 1: Journeys
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
Iditarod Race Across Alaska: Information about the race, the dogs, and Alaska from Scholastic.
Balloon Race Around the World: Nova's site dedicated to the Hot Air Balloon Trip around the world.
Transcontinental Railroad: Information from PBS that documents the Transcontinental Railroad.
I Survived the Titanic: Read the story of an 18 year old girl, Anna Turja, who survived the sinking of the Titanic.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race: Official website of the Iditarod race.
Sled Dogs: An Alaskan Epic: Information, pictures and an animation from PBS.
RMS Titanic, Inc.: The official website of the Titanic with photos and historic and current information about the ship.
Ocean World: Icebergs: Pictures and information about icebergs.
International Ice Patrol: Official home page of the International Ice Patrol from the Coast Guard.
Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History: Pictures of the Transcontinental Railroad.
Welcome to the Braille Bug Site: Information about Braille and blindness for kids from the American Foundation for the Blind.
Blindness: Information for kids about blindness from a visually impaired teacher.
Houghton Mifflin Reading Video Resources
Search for Rafting Alaska’s Wildest Rivers (clip on Alaska’s Rivers: The Last Great Frontier)
Learn 360: Search for Blindness (video clip on Helen Keller: The World I See); search for Iditarod (clip on Dog Sled Racing); and search for Titanic (clip on Titanic: Flashbacks)
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