Weekly Reader Connections

Teacher Guide: Unit 6

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 student books.

The article “History of the Teddy Bear” tells children about the history of the teddy bear. Have children read the article on their own and then complete the Word Wise activity. The Word Wise activity asks children to write a paragraph using each of the words given. Check children's work.

The Data Hunt activity has children design a new line of teddy bears and decide how much the bears will need to cost to make a certain amount of money. Have children work on this activity in groups.

Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 2