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Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Resources

 

Grade 6, Theme 1: Courage

 

Teacher Read Aloud: Run, Kate Shelley, Run

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Houghton Mifflin Reading: The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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

Kate Shelley: A Wikipedia article about Kate Shelley.

Charlotte Doyle: A list of resources for the novel from Novelinks.

Avi: Information about the author of "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" from Eduplace.

eWord Game: An interactive word game to reinforce the Key Vocabulary for "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle."

Word Find: A word find using vocabulary from the two reading selections.

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

Discovery Education Streaming: Search for:

History of Transportation: Railroads (clip on How Do Railroads Work?)

The Harold Syntax Guide to Grammar Basics: Nouns

Pendemonium: The Ink on the Sphinx

Learn 360: Search for History of Transportation, Nouns, and Writing an Opinion.

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Houghton Mifflin Reading: Reading Houghton Mifflin Sixth Grade Reading Resources

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

Comprehension Skill Lesson, Sequence of Events, page 101 Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Word Work Houghton Mifflin Sixth Grade Word Work Resources

Expanding Your Vocabulary: Motion words, page 115J Inspiration V8 / Inspiration V7 / PDF

Houghton Mifflin Reading: Writing & Language Houghton Mifflin Fifth Grade Theme 1 Writing & Language Resources

Grammar Skills: Common and Proper Nouns; Singular and Plural Nouns, page 115K:

Use the links below as well as the video resources listed above to develop an understanding of this grammar topic:

Nouns: A collection of teacher and student resources on all types of nouns, includes interactive activities and quizzes.

Schoolhouse Rock - A Noun is a Person, Place or Thing: A Schoolhouse Rock video posted on YouTube.com.

Nouns, Nouns Worksheets: A comprehensive list of worksheets to support practice with nouns from Teach-nology.

Nouns: Use WorksheetWorks.com to generate a worksheet for students to practice with nouns.

Word Wise: Nouns: An article from FactMonster.com about noun usage.

Writing Skills: An Opinion, page 115M:

Use the link below to develop an understanding of writing an opinion:

Kids on the Net: All About Me, Opinions: Students can publish their opinions and read the opinions of other students using a simple to use form.

 

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