Weekly Reader Connections

Teacher Guide: Unit 4

The Weekly Reader Connections feature on Kids' Place Houghton Mifflin Math provides children with additional information about the topics that appear in the Curriculum Connection feature in their textbooks.

Have children read the article “Is Pluto a Planet?” on their own and then complete the Word Wise activity, which is made up of multiple-choice questions about the vocabulary words in the article.

The Data Hunt activity asks children to to compare Earth to Pluto in a written list. Check children's work.


Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 2