Weekly Reader Connections

Teacher Guide: Unit 5

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

The article “You've Got Mule Mail” discusses the town of Supai, Arizona, where postal deliveries arrive by mule. Have students read the article on their own and then complete the Word Wise activity. Check students' stories to be sure they are using each of the Word Wise terms correctly.

The Data Hunt activity presents students with three multiple-choice questions about fractions.

Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 5