Houghton Mifflin Reading

Special thanks to Mrs. Rios



Shopping from Dragon Gets By by Dav Pilkey

Dragon Gets By


Consonant Practice


Vocabulary Word Game


Making Words - Short A and Short I


Online Word Sort for short A and I


Beginning Letter Sound Practice


Short A and Short I Sound Sort


Meet the Author


Dav Pilkey Website


Teaching Your Students about Nutrition


Food Pyramid Game


Vocabulary Game




Spelling Practice




-an Word Families


-at Word Families



Julius by Angela Johnson



Vocabulary Word Game


Making Words - Short O


Making Words - Short E


Making Words - Short U


Online Word Sort for short 0, U and E


Meet the Author


Short O, E and U Sound Sort


Vocabulary Game


Julius Website page by illustrator Dav Pilkey




-et Family


-og Family


-ug Family


Compound Words


Short e


Short o


Spelling Practice


Vocabulary Practice



Mrs. Brown Went to Town by Wong Herbert Yee

 Mrs. Brown Went to Town


Vocabulary Word Game


Online Word Sort for Long A and I





Short and Long I flip book


Wong Herbert Yee's Homepage


Silent e


Long a


Silent e


Long i Silent e


Silent e


Silent e


Spelling Practice


Vocabulary Practice




Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant   

Henry and Mudge



Nature WalkTheme Opener


Alternative Theme 2 Opener PPT




Online Word Sort for Long E, O and U


Long E / Short E Picture Sort


Long O / Short O Picture Sort


Compound Word PPT


Compound Boogie PPT by  RoseAnn Patenaude


Cause and Effect PPT by Dianna Burke


Long 0


Long o Story


Long u Story


Long o Practice


Long u Practice


Spelling Practice






 Exploring Parks with Ranger Dockett by Alice K. Flanagan

Exploring Parks with

Ranger Dockett


Vocabulary Word Game


Online Word Sorts for Consonant Clusters


Online Words Sort for Two Sounds for C


Story Resources


Vocabulary Cards


Fact and Opinion Sort


Smokey's Kids





Around the Pond: Who's Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George

Around the Pond:

Who's Been Here?


Vocabulary Word Game


Online Word Sort for Double Consonants


Story Resources 


Categorize and Classify Worksheet by Marcia Goudie


Pond Life Picture Cards


Make your own virtual pond!




Word Review




Spelling Practice


Vocabulary Practice







Chinatown by William Low




Online Word Sort for Digraphs


Story Resources


Vocabulary Picture Cards


Digraph Resources from Carl's Corner website




ch Practice


sh Story


th Practice


wh Story




Spelling Practice




Word Practice



A Trip to the Firehouse by Wendy Cheyette Lewison

A Trip to the Firehouse

Online Word Sort for ai, ay

Online Word Sort for Compound Words

Story Resource  Pages

Vocabulary Cards

Virtual Firehouse Tour

Fire Safety for Kids 

Fire Safety Unit Ideas



Big Bushy Mustache by Gary Soto


Big Bushy Mustache


Online Word Sort for Suffixes


Story Resources


Reader's Theatre


More about Gary Soto


SCORE Guide to other Gary Soto Short Stories


Spelling Practice


Vocabulary Practice





Jamaica Louise James by Amy Hest

Jamaica Louise James

Online Word Sort for ee, ea

Plurals Lessons

Plurals Memory Game






Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann


Officer Buckle and Gloria


Online Word Sort for AR words


Online Word Sort for OR, ORE


-or Game

About Peggy Rathmann

-or Make A Word

-or Booklet

-or Word Builder

-or WordBuilder #2 

Meet the Author

Vocabulary Game




Ant by Rebecca Stefoff




Online Word Sort for -nd, -ng, -nk, -nt, -mp


Story Resources


Online Resources



The Great Ball Game by Joseph Bruchac

The Great Ball Game


Online Word Sort for ow and oa


Story Resources


Guided Reading Lesson




Brothers & Sisters by Ellen B. Senisi

Brothers and Sisters


Guided Reading Lesson


-er Game


oa Poem


oa Game


Meet the Author


Vocabulary Game





Jalepeño Bagels by Natasha Wing

Jalapeo Bagels


Vocabulary Game


Contraction Bingo


Online Word Sort for Contractions


Contraction Jeopardy PowerPoint


About the Author


Contraction Game


Contraction Game


Contraction Game


Contraction Game


Contraction Jeopardy PowerPoint


-er Practice



Carousel by Pat Cummings



Online Word Sort for Prefixes


Homophone Game #1


Homophone Game #2


Homophone Game #3


Homophone Game #4


Y as a Vowel


Vocabulary Match


About the Author





Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco

Thunder Cake


Online Word Sort for -ed, -ing #1


Suffix Game  


Sequencing Game


The Water Cycle


Patricia Polacco's Website


kn Game






The Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola

The Art Lesson


Online Word Sort for OO


Reader's Theatre


About the Author


OO Game



Moses Goes to a Concert by Isaac Millman

Moses Goes to a Concert


Online Word Sort for -igh, y, and long I


Practice -gh words


Meet the Author


San Francisco Symphony for Kids


Making Music Game


Vocabulary Game 



The School Mural by Sarah Vázquez

The School Mural


Online Word Sort for -ed,-ing #2


Vocabulary Game


Meet the Author