Open Court Theme:

Grade 5 - Unit 6
Journeys and Quests

Available Resources for Journeys and Quests Unit:

Additional Literature Recommendations

(tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)

Common Core

Comprehension Questions (2002) by Pamela Von Eschen

Concept Question Board

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

Fluency Timer for Mac OS

General Open Court Resources
(not grade level specific)

Independent Work Time

Literacy Coaches


Lewis and Clark Student Animated Film
How to Download Youtube Movies



The Search (02) by Megan Davis

The Story of Jumping Mouse by Ann Soto

The Story of Jumping Mouse Vocab by Beth Kreunen

The Story of Jumping Mouse Phonics by Beth Kreunen

Trapped by Ice by Sandra Naranjo

Apollo 11 by Sandra Naranjo

Reader's Theater

Recommended Literature

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad


The Story of the Jumping Mouse by Sandra Householder

Study Guides:

The Story of the Jumping Mouse by Sandra Householder

Apollo 11 by Sandra Householder

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Unit Openers:

Journeys and Questions Unit Opener Idea by Beth Kreunen

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Corps of Discovery by Evelyn Martinez
Historical Forts by Emily Rosa-Jones

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