The resources on this page are based on the theme Meet the Challenge 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 Meet the Challenge.

Idea Box
This is a site for early childhood education where you can find activities, seasonal games, music and songs, recipes, and crafts. The site also organizes a monthly contest, online stories, and links for children.
The Children Stomping Ground
This site includes postal and free e-mail pen pals, tongue twisters, jokes, and games for kids. The site also offers links about school information.