The resources on this page are based on the theme Community Ties 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 Community Ties.

50 States and Capitals
This site includes a map of the Unites States, as well as maps of the 50 states. It also includes information about the state capitals, education, communities, park systems, population and many other interesting general facts.
Global SchoolNet Foundation
The Global SchoolNet Foundation is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the development of educational networking for the K-12 community. This site offers a host of resources for linking classrooms around the world through educational networking, including professionally moderated newsgroups, a variety of collaborative learning projects -- from simple email exchanges to video conferencing, a student ambassador program, articles and workshops on educational networking and more. The Global SchoolNet Foundation is partially supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation.