Harcourt Reading/ Storytown Links

Ms. Brunetti's Reading Links


Theme 1 - Facing Challenges


Theme 2 - Getting the Job Done


Lesson 6: On the Banks of Plum Creek

Lesson 9: Weaving a California Tradition

Theme 3- Natural Changes

Lesson 11: Mimicry and Camouflage

Animals that use Camouflage
Camouflage Field Book Interactive from Harcourt

Write your own Animal Adaptation Report
Seeing Through Camouflage Interactive Game
Animal Adaptation
Printable Activity
Design your own Trickster Butterfly

Douglas Florian Paintings
Meet the Author Douglas Florian
Write Your Own Animal Poem
Camouflage Art Lesson

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Lesson 12: Mountains

Mountain Maker Earth Shaker
Volcano World
National Geographic-Mount Everest
Animation of the Birth of the Himalayan Mountains
Volcano Internet Field Trip
Mountains: A Drama Exploration

Mt. Everest Facts and Quick History
National Geographic Kids

EP Storytown Links 


 Lesson 13: Fire Storm

Jean Craighead George Author Website
Salmon River Whitewater Rafting Experience
Hans Christian Anderson's story of Phoenix Bird
Illustrator Wendell Minor Website
Smoky Bear Forest Fire Information Page

Protective Firefighter Clothing
Fire Call: A Woodland Firefighter Speaks
Write your own creative article about a fire incident 

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Lesson 14: The Stranger





Lesson 15: The Adventurers



Theme 4: Imaginiation at Work

Lesson 16: So You Want to Be an Inventor?

Illustrator David Small Biography & Artwork
Inventors Hall of Fame
Interactive Technology Timeline
Internet Scavenger Hunt over Inventors and Inventions
Enchanted Learning Inventors
Invention Games

EP Storytown Links 


Lesson 17: Just Like Me

Links to all the Artists Featured
Create Your Own Self-Portrait
How do Draw Portraits
Andy Warhol: Pop Art

EP Storytown Links 


Lesson 18: Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life

Jerdine Nolen't Official Website
Jack and the Beanstalk Mural w/ Story Online
Imagine how small you would be in the Anderson house

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Lesson 19: Juan Verdades: The Man Who Couldn't Tell a Lie

Joe Hayes Biography and More
Describe your Apples

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Lesson 20: The Case of the Too-Hot Apple Cider

Illustrator Chris Buzelli's Online Gallery
MysteryNet's Kids Online Short Mysteries
Mystery Writing-Cooperative Groups
Scholastic's Writing with Writers
Recipe for Hot Apple Cider

EP Storytown Links 


Theme 5 - A New Home

Lesson 21: Because of Winn-Dixie