The resources on this page are based on the theme Big and Little in Grade 1 of Houghton Mifflin's Invitations to Literacy program.


Here is a bibliography of supplementary books that include cross-curricular connections and books that meet individual needs. Click here for the latest update


Help yourself to these extension activities. You can print them out and use them in your classroom.


Here are some links to sites on the Internet that relate to Big and Little.

Global Skylines of the World
Visit this site and share skylines with children from all over the world. Children draw their skylines and talk about what they see from their windows. This site is maintained by the University of Central Florida Department of Computer Science, they created an electronic magazine called MidLink for kids all over the world. This site has some other great places to link to that are worth taking a look at.