Reading Resources

District Reading Program: Houghton Mifflin

Reading Themes (in the order we teach them)

Theme 1: Off to Adventure!

  • Selection 1: Cliff Hanger
  • Selection 2: The Ballad of Mulan
  • Selection 3: The Lost and Found
  • Monitoring Student Progress: Radio Rescue & Sybil Ludington's Midnight Ride

    Theme 2: Celebrating Traditions

    • Selection 1: The Keeping Quilt
    • Selection 2: Grandma's Records
    • Selection 3: The Talking Cloth
    • Selection 4: Dancing Rainbows
    • Monitoring Student Progress: Miss Rumphius & Celebrating Chinese New Year

      Theme 3: Incredible Stories

      • Selection 1: Dogzilla
      • Selection 2: The Mysterious Giant of Barletta
      • Selection 3: Raising Dragons
      • Selection 4: The Garden of Abdul Gasazi
      • Monitoring Student Progress: Fugitives on Four Legs & Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo

      Theme 5: Voyagers

      • Selection 1: Across the Wide Dark Sea
      • Selection 2: Yummi and Halmoni's Trip
      • Selectoin 3: Trapped of the Ice!
      • Monitoring Student Progress: The Island-below-the-star & A Wild Ride

      Theme 6: Smart Solutions

      • Selection 1: Pepita Talks Twice
      • Selection 2: Poppa's New Pants
      • Selection 3: Ramona Quimby, Age 8
      • Monitoring Student Progress: Helen Keller & Prairie School

      Theme 4: Animal Habitats

      • Selection 1: Nights of the Pufflings
      • Selection 2: Seal Surfer
      • Selection 3: Two Days in May
      • Monitoring Student Progress: Alejandro's Gift & The Living Desert