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 The websites below are links to websites outside of the East Penn School District. The Harcourt links will provide you with information about our district's Language Arts series. As always, please make sure your child is supervised when visiting the world wide web.

Harcourt Storytown Resources

On the Harcourt Storytown site you will be able to access the reading book and other assignments. 

  • www.thinkcentral.com (click on this link after reading the directions below)
  • Click on the reading/language arts option
  • Enter the Storytown website
  • Select state Pennsylvania, district East Penn, and school Lincoln Elementary School  
  • Student login: student5 
  • Password: reading 
  •  Click on Library and select your resource.
  • You are ready to go!

Harcourt School Publishers-Company Website

Harcourt Schools-Storytown Parent Resources

Harcourt Storytown-Storytown Series Information & Guide


Theme 1: Finding a Way

Plot: Conflict and Resolution
Sentences: Complete, Declariative, Interrogative, Imperative, Exclamatory, Interjections

Character's Motives

Subjects and Predicates, Complete and Simple Subjects and Predicates

 

Theme 2: Common Goals

Sentences: See Above

  • Sequencing Fun - Many to select from
  • Dr. Stripp - Reading Ring - Put the comic strips in sequence, then answer questions about the comic strip
  • Reference Sources-definitions and multiple-choice practice quizzes

Subject and Predicate: See Above
 

 

Theme 3: Go with the Flow

Compare and Contrast

Singular and Plural Nouns

Common and Proper Nouns

  • Rats!- Catch the correct type of nouns in a basket
  • Noun Dunk- Decide if the word is a common or proper noun or not a noun

Possessive Nouns

Pronouns and Antecedent

 

Theme 4: Dare to Be Great

Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions

Subjective and Objective Pronouns

Possessive and Reflective Pronouns

Story Theme

Adjectives and Articles

Main and Helping Verbs

  • Verb Phrases - Find the complete verb phrase
  • Verb Practice - Many student tasks and online tests practicing verb usage
  • Linking Verbs - Identify types of verbs in this online quiz
  • To Be - Present and past tense online quiz
  • Be - Verb usage online quiz
  • Irregular Verbs - Jeopardy type game for two players

 

Theme 5- Making a Difference

 Morse Code Translator: Lesson 19

Author's Purpose

Literary Devices (Reading Rocket and Test Tutor from Harcourt)

Answering Questions
Action and Linking Verbs

Verbs: Present Tense, Past Tense, Future Tense

Forms of Be

Irregular Verbs

Perfect Tense

Subject and Verb agreement

 

Theme 6- Feats of Daring

 Summarize and Paraphrase (Reading Rocket and Test Tutor from Harcourt)

Fact and Opinion (Reading Rocket and Test Tutor from Harcourt)

Irregular Verbs- see above 

Contractions

Adverbs

 

 

 

 

 

Harcourt StoryTown Websites:
The following websites are available to help you become more familiar with the Harcourt program as well
as provide your child with additional resources to practice literacy skills.
Harcourt Schools (StoryTown Guide)
Harcourt School Publishers (StoryTown Publisher)
Harcourt Schools (Parent Resources)
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