The resources on this page are based on the theme Could It Really Happen? in Grade 4 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 Could It Really Happen?.

Kids Go Wild: Wild Animal Facts
Come and visit this fun site that includes very interesting and unusual information about a variety of animals.
Amazing Animals
This fun and informative site is based on the popular children's book “Amazing Animals” from the Disney Channel television show. Hosted by an animated lizard, each episode features a different animal characteristic, and includes sound and video clips.
Jumanji on the Web
Sometimes things are not what they seem! Welcome to Jumanji on the Web, based on the book, Jumanji, by Chris Van Allsburg. This site, created by Magnet Interactive Communications, LLC, has information on the new movie, including behind the scenes photos. Enter the Jumanji contest if you dare.