The resources on this page are based on the theme Let's Be Friends in Grade K 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 Let's Be Friends.

International Kids' Space
International Kids' Space is a “G rated” Internet site for children of all ages. Its goal is to enhance kids' computer skills and communication skills through participation in and use of the Internet. The Kids' Space provides a colorful, easy-to-use interface with which students can send in their letters, stories, sound files, and artwork, post messages on an online bulletin board, choose pen pals, and do even more. Kids' Space is maintained by Sachiko Oba as a public service to children everywhere. An excellent site for young 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.