Resources for “A Very Important Day”


This week, we are reading “A Very Important Day in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  Here are some resources to increase your understanding and enjoyment of the story.

Click on “Meet the Author” to learn about the author.

Click on “Meet the Illustrator” to learn about the illustrator.

Click on “A Very Important Day ” PowerPoint to prepare to read the story.

Click on Vocabulary Powerpoint to learn the vocabulary words.

Click on e-Word Game to practice the vocabulary words.

Click on Spelling Words to access this week’s spelling list.

Click on Quiz to take a 25-question quiz that tests your comprehension of the story, the vocabulary, and the grammar.

Click on “An Interactive Tour of Ellis Island” to tour Ellis Island, enjoy photos, listen to audio, and watch videos.


14 responses »

  1. Did you know that Maggie Rugg Herold finished collage in Ohio ,she saved money to travel oversea to Jordan, Turkey, and Greece.

  2. I read about the author. Did you know that she calls these travels ”an eye-opening experience” because she learned firsthand about culture very different from her own.

  3. I read about “Meet the Illustrator.” Did you know in her career as an illustrator and writer of children’s books, she has continued to travel all over the world?

  4. I read “Meet The Author.” After Maggie Rugg Herold finished collage in Ohio, she saved money to travel overseas to Jordan, Turkey and Greece.

  5. I read about “Meet The Author”. did you know that Maggie Rugg Herold remembers being a storyteller at an early age!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Great Job, Kids!! Keep up the good work! By the way, did you know that Wednesday, February 16th is the 100th day of school this year? I wonder if you will write about it? I am having my class do a poem about 100 thinks they could do, eat, not do, etc.

    Take Care,
    Mrs. Auwarter

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