Open Court Theme:

Grade 5 - Unit 3 - Heritage

Available Resources for Heritage Unit:

(tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)

Discussion Board
(ask a question, network with other OCR teachers)

Common Core Source.com

Comprehension Activities:

Drawing Conclusions for Second Read by Stephanie Beebe
Comprehension Questions (2002)
by Pamela Von Eschen

Concept Question Board


Fluency Timer for Mac OS

General Open Court Resources
(not grade level specific)

Graphic Organizers:

Tree Map: Land I Lost by Geri Renswick

Independent Work Time.com

Lesson Plans

Links for Research

Literacy Coaches



Brooklyn Ave. Heritage Podcasts Volume 1 | Volume 2


Reader's Theater

Recommended Literature

Related Open Court Units

Fourth Grade - A Changing America
Second Grade - Our Country and Its People

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad

Submit Resources

Spelling Activities

Story Summaries:

Love As Strong as Ginger by Stephanie Beebe
The West Side by Stephanie Beebe
The Land I Lost by Stephanie Beebe
The Night Journey by Stephanie Beebe

Study Guides

Unit Opener Ideas

Vocabulary Activities

Word Knowledge Boards

Heritage 2000 Word Knowledge
Heritage Word Knowledge Doc
All Word Knowledge Boards 2002-2005

Writing Activities

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