Tag: Online Books

Read Alouds – Online Short Stories: K-3

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Online Short Stories – Full color stories, click the word and it reads it to you. These books are used with teachers in teaching story elements. In reading class, students are able to read a story with a definite plot and main idea, and discover even more elements such as similes, metaphors, and other figurative …

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Online Sports Books (Informational Text): Grades 2-5

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Online Sports Books – Learn about the importance of playing sports as well as the histories and rules of the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Golf, Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Volleyball. Key Ideas and Details: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of …

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Online Biographies of Famous People (Informational Text): Grades 2-5


Biographies of Famous People – Several free, color biographies of famous people that students can read, and they are written on a variety of reading levels to meet the needs of all types of readers. Famous people that children enjoy reading about are people from long ago, such as George Washington or Betsy Ross; or …

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School Radio – Animated Stories for Children

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School Radio – Free audio stories with video animation sponsored by the BBC so the standards are the United Kingdom’s National Literacy Strategy framework.  Text is available for students to read before or after.  Stories include: The Tales of Beatrix Potter, Jack and the Giant Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Viking Sagas, Oliver Twist, Tales …

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Online Children’s Books – Fiction & Nonfiction

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We Give Books – A new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don’t have them, simply by reading online. Tons of free fiction and non-fiction (informational text) that can be read online in full color and text. You must sign-up with an …

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Online Children Educational Magazines

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Highlights – The online children’s magazine has many free stories with audio and highlighted  words as it is read for elementary students. Ranger Rick – Monthly articles on animals, forests, and more. CCSS.ELA-Literacy – English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » K-5 Can cover all CCSS ESL standards so that students gain adequate exposure …

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Read Alouds: Children’s Animated Stories

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Mighty Book – Free and paid subscription for books, music, art and games. Hundreds of original stories, songs, games and puzzles, plus scores of classic books, poems and songs including many free. Everything is illustrated, animated and read out loud. Complete lesson plans and quizzes are included with many of the books and songs.   …

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Children’s Classic Books Online

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Children’s Online  Books – Thousands of classic children’s books available free. The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read.  Download and read the real books.  Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Jungle …

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Read Alouds – Aesop Fables

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Aesop Fables – Listen and view four of Aesop’s most famous fables: The Tortoise and the Hare, A Lesson for a Foolish Crow, The Lion and the Mouse, and The Fox and his Shadow.  They are read with a modern interpretation. Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major …

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Children’s Digital Library

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Children’s Library – A free collection of digital books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Many cultures and languages represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children’s literature from the world community.  Books can be searched by title, language or/and by ages.  Registering is optional. …

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Read Alouds – Free Audio Stories for Children

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Light Up Your Brain – Free downloadable MP3s that will play on virtually any audio device. List of the audio stories that we’ve created especially for you, with the words to follow. Click on the story title to visit that story’s page, where you can read along and download the audio file. CCSS.ELA-Literacy – English …

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