Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources
Grade 6, Theme 1: Courage
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Houghton Mifflin Reading Web Resources
Rosa Parks Pioneer of Civil Rights: Pictures and information about Rosa Parks.
Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand: Read a biography of Gandhi (all text) from Wikipedia.
The Endurance: Photography of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s expedition by Frank Hurley.
Courage Quotes: Quotes that are related to the idea of courage.
Rosa Parks Bus: Pictures and information about Rosa Parks.
Race to the Moon: Information about the Apollo 11 mission and the astronauts from Scholastic.
Eleanor Roosevelt: Video clips, family tree, FBI files, and other information about Eleanor Roosevelt’s life and work from PBS.
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton: Learn about the expedition.
The Flight of Amelia Earhart: Read about Amelia Earhart from Scholastic
The Life Love and Death of Amelia Earhart: A text-based site that includes information and links about Amelia Earhart. (Submitted by Kristi Nichols)
I Was the First to Conquer Everest: Photos, information, and an interview with Sir Edmund Hillary from Scholastic
Houghton Mifflin Reading Video Resources
Search for Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement (clips on 1955: Rosa Parks, The Bus Boycott, and MLK is Arrested: 1956: Bus Segregation Becomes Illegal)
- Learn 360: Search for Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Movement.
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