Resources for “Marven of the Great North Woods”


This week, we are reading Marven of the Great North Woods 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 e-Word Game to practice the vocabulary words.

Click on Crossword Puzzle to download,  print, and complete a puzzle.

Click on PowerPoint to download a Powerpoint to help you prepare for the vocabulary and reading comprehension test.

Click on Reading Test to take a test on Marven of the Great North Woods.

Click here for more activities related to Marven of the Great North Woods.


About Martha Rankin

I'm an educator for Newport-Mesa USD. I want to continually see things in new ways. I find inspiration in Gandhi's challenge: "You must be the change you want to see in the world."

37 responses »

  1. I learned that Kathryn Lasky was born and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. When she was in school, she was labeled a “reluctant reader.” The label was only half right, as she explains: “The truth was that I didn’t really like the kind of books they had you reading at school — the ‘See Dick, see Jane’ books.

  2. I learned that as a child, Kevin Hawkes already loved to draw and paint, as well as play with modeling clay and dig in the dirt. In art class he tried all kinds of projects, including sculpture with clay, plaster, wire, and papier-mâché.

  3. Did you know that the author did not even like the books that they read in school? She actually liked the books that her mom read to her for example Peter Pan and The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz.

  4. I have learned that Kevin Hawks really loved to draw and paint,as well as play with modeling clay and dig in the dirt.That is what I have learned about Kevin Hawks.

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