Educators Say:

"Curriculum Companion is a great resource for our K-6 teachers! Powerpoint presentations that support their lessons are built in. Links to pertinent web sites make it easy to integrate technology into the Language Arts curriculum. Graphic organizers and student Internet activities are ready to use. The video tutorials for teaching with technology are especially useful. And best of all, on the rare times we have had a problem with the site, we get a fast, helpful response, and great technical support!"

-- Kathryn Odell,
Lodi USD

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Welcome to Curriculum Companion Lite!

Welcome to Curriculum Companion Lite, a free resource designed for the busy classroom teacher to support Open Court, Houghton Mifflin, McDougal Littell, and Holt English Language Arts adopted textbooks with easy to use technology resources.

Easy to use Curriculum Resources

TechnologyCurriculum resources include custom designed Powerpoint presentations, Inspiration graphic organizers, age and content appropriate Internet web sites, and titles of Discovery Education Streaming and Learn360 video clips, all of which are aligned directly to the lessons and activities in the Open Court, Houghton Mifflin, McDougal Littell, and Holt English Language Arts textbooks. Curriculum Companion Lite is an excellent teacher resource for new teachers, Title 1 schools, and schools in Program Improvement because of this close connection to the English Language Arts textbook content.

Professional Development, 24/7!

In addition to teacher curriculum resources for English Language Arts, Curriculum Companion Lite offers free teacher professional development for integrating technology into the English Language Arts curriculum. The Teacher Explorations and Online Workshops provide direct instruction and practice while the Technology Tutorials support teachers for "just in time" learning. This anytime, anywhere access allows teachers to participate in ongoing, relevant professional development when it is most convenient for them.

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Curriculum Companion LogoAt Curriculum Companion Lite, we offer the first unit, theme, chapter, and cluster for Open Court, Houghton Mifflin, McDougal Littell, and Holt English Language Arts for free. Visit Curriculum Companion for the rest of the curriculum resources to support the Open Court, Houghton Mifflin, McDougal Littell, and Holt English Language Arts. In addition to more curriculum resources for your grade level and English Language Arts adoption, you will find a complete library of Teacher Explorations and Technology Tutorials as well as several archived Online Workshops.

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