The resources on this page are based on the theme Get the Giggles! 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 Get the Giggles!.
This colorful, well-crafted service aims to provide current, easy-to-access information about all areas of family life, including departments for family activities, computing, education, entertainment, food, health, and travel. The informative and engaging articles offered here are a cut above standard web fare. Also worth noting is the regional map of other family-related Internet resources in the USA. Check this site out!
The Children Stomping Ground
This site includes postal and free e-mail pen pals, tongue twisters, jokes, and games for kids. The site also offers links about school information.