The resources on this page are based on the theme Creepy Crawlies in Grade 1 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 Creepy Crawlies.

Entomology Index of Internet Resources
This master index offers more insect information, graphics, quicktime movies, and other bug stuff than you can shake a stick at. Browse or use the keyword search engine. The index is compiled by L. B. Bjostad (Colorado State University) and J. K. VanDyk (Iowa State University) and hosted on the Iowa State University WWW Server.
Global Entomology Agricultural Research Server
The Global Entomology Agricultural Research Server (GEARS) is a fantastic site devoted to bees. GEARS is updated monthly and covers all sorts of apiary related info, including bee research, myths, graphics, sounds, instructional movies, and an “internet classroom” for both adults and K-12 students. GEARS also has a good set of links to other entomology related sites. This resource is sponsored by the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.