Monthly Archives: May 2011

Resources for “Salmon Summer”

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This week, we are reading Salmon Summer in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  Here are some resources to increase your comprehension and enjoyment of this reading selection.

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

Click on Spelling List for this week’s spelling words.

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

Click on Vocabulary Matching Game to practice your Summer Salmon vocabulary words.

Click on Word Search for a Summer Salmon word search.

Can you label the parts of a salmon?  Click on Label a Diagram to give it a try.

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Resources for “Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man”

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This week, we are reading Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  Here are some resources to increase your comprehension and enjoyment of this reading selection.

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

Click on Spelling List for this week’s spelling words.

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

Click on “Luckiest Man” speech to listen to and watch Lou Gehrig’s speech.

Click on  Lou Gehrig Letters video to learn about the correspondence between Gehrig, his doctor and his wife during his illness.

Click on Quiz to take a reading comprehension quiz on the story.