The resources on this page are based on the theme What a Day! in Grade 3 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 What a Day!.

Through the Eyes of Children
This site presents a photographic exhibition made by Costa Rican children, showing different subjects that interested them. The project, organized by Alejandra León Castellá from Costa Rica, started with 360 students, ages 9 through 15, in 60 public primary schools from all over the country.
Today in History
This site provides a factual, updated list of special events in history. Day by day it recounts who was born and what special events occurred on that day in history. Every day can be a new adventure when discovering how every day is a special day. Unison Software has put together this extensive collection of information about significant daily events. Enter your own date and discover something new about a special day.