Monthly Archives: May 2014

Discovering Ancient Cultures ~ The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay


gr6_th4_sel3 This week, we are reading The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  Here are some resources to increase your comprehension and enjoyment of this reading selection.

Click on “Meet the Authors” to learn about the author.  Click on “Meet the Illustrator” to learn more about the creator of the marvelous illustrations.

Download and view this vocabulary powerpoint to introduce our new vocabulary words for this selection.

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

For extra practice at home ~ Click on Flashcards to study our vocabulary words and play games.  1) Start here with Flashcards, 2) Learn, 3) Speller, 4) Test, 5) Choose a game:  Scatter or Space Race.

Click on our Fluency – Royal Kingdoms page to practice your reading fluency and prosody both at home and in school.