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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources


Grade 5, Theme 1: Nature's Fury


Reading-Writing Workshop: Writing a Description

Reading-Writing Workshop: Writing a Description

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

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

Artistic Elements: Exploring Art Through Descriptive Writing: A lesson from ReadWriteThink for descriptive writing.

Writing with Writers: A site from Scholastic that walks students through the writing process for descriptive writing.

Descriptive Writing: A list of activities and sites to use to support writing a description from the Web English Teacher.

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

Discovery Education Streaming:

Search for Discovering Language Arts: Grades 03-05: Writing (clip on Prewriting Skills), Figurative Language: Polar Penguins, and Writing Strategies (clip on Descriptive Words: All About Dogs)

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

Organizing and Planning, page 53B: Description Web Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF