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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

 

Grade 5, Theme 1: Nature's Fury

 

Teacher Read Aloud: Hurricanes: Weather at its Wildest

Teacher Read Aloud: Hurricanes: Weather at its Wildest

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

 

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

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

Flying Into the Eye of a Hurricane: Pictures, video and information about hurricanes from National Geographic for Kids.

Hurricanes: Site from Kidstorm contains photos, charts and satellite images.

Stephen Kramer: Information about the author of "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley" from Eduplace.

eWord Game: An interactive word game to reinforce the Key Vocabulary for "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley."

Eye of the Storm: Story questions in an interactive student activity from Quia.

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

Discovery Education Streaming:

Search for Weather Smart: Hurricanes

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

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

Build background for "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," page 54A:

Hurricanes: Information and pictures of hurricane damage from FEMA.

Flying Into the Eye of a Hurricane: Pictures, video and information about hurricanes from National Geographic for Kids.

Eye in the Sky: Hurricane video, images and information from National Geographic.

Writer's Craft Lesson, Suspense, page 61 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Challenge Handbook page 1-3 #1: Emergency!

Groups and agencies that respond to emergencies at the community level, state level, federal level, and others:

Welcome to the Ohio EMA Kids Site: One state’s emergency preparedness site for kids.

American Red Cross: Official website of the American Red Cross.

Challenge: Organize Information Visually, page 71: Challenge students can create a graphic organizer to display at-a-glance storm chase information for May 5, 1993 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF