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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

 

Grade 5, Theme 1: Nature's Fury

 

Teacher Read Aloud: Making Waves!

Teacher Read Aloud: Making Waves!

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

 

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Volcanoes

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Volcanoes

Presentation resources that include Common Core Standards:

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

Tsunamis: Interesting facts about tsunamis from FEMA for Kids.

Tsunami: Activities for kids about tsunamis from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Volcanoes: Information on predicting volcanic eruptions from Annenberg.

Visit a Volcano: Cascade Range Volcanoes Interactive Imagemap: Map, images and information from the USGS.

Volcano World: Students can learn more about Volcanology, the history and geography of volcanoes, and see up-to-date articles about active volcanoes. Students can also create their own volcano and create different wind patterns to change the eruption. (Submitted by Nichole Harshbarger, San Juan USD)

Seymore Simon: Information about the author of "Volcanoes" from Eduplace.

eWord Game: An interactive word game to reinforce the Key Vocabulary for "Volcanoes."

Become a Weather Whiz: An online field trip where students gather information from various resources about natural events.

Volcanoes: An interactive student activity from Quia.

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

Discovery Education Streaming:

Search for National Parks: Caves of the National Parks: The Wonder Beneath (clip on Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) and Geologist’s Notebook: Why Land Goes Up and Down (clip on Uplifting: Plumes, Volcanoes, and Moving Plates)

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 "Volcanoes," page 82K:

Visit a Volcano: Cascade Range Volcanoes Interactive Imagemap: Map, images and information from the USGS.

Classroom Management Handbook page 1-12 #10: Volcano Facts

Volcano facts for world volcano’s poster (names of dead or active volcanoes with country name, date of last eruption, whether it is active or dead; include images):

Volcano World: Searchable information on volcanoes from the Oregon State University.

Comprehension Skill Focus: Categorize and Classify, page 83C: Category chart from Transparency 1-19 or Practice Book page 39 can be used to chart categories of volcanoes as a comprehension strategy Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Challenge: Make a Time Line, page 87: Challenge students can use graphic organizing software to create an illustrated time line of Mount St. Helen’s recent volcanic history (Reading Card 12) Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Topic, Main Idea, and Supporting Details, page 89 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Text Organization, page 95 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Categorize and Classify, page 97 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Responding: Write a Travel Brochure, page 100:

The travel brochure for a tour of the world’s volcanoes can be published using a brochure template on a word processing or publishing program, with images downloaded from Internet and Word Art for a professional looking publication.

Responding: Create a Poster, page 101:

The poster about volcanoes can be created using a word processing or graphic design program, with images downloaded from Internet and Word Art for a professional looking poster.

Responding: Create a Fact File, page 101:

The volcano fact file can be compiled using a database program, with pairs of students researching volcanoes in various places in the US and entering info into the database.

Information & Study Skills: Using Graphic Aids, page 105D:

Students can display the name, location and height in meters of their assigned volcanoes using a table in a word processor, a spreadsheet program, or graphic organizing software.

 

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