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Literature Reading Online Games

Read Alouds – Aesop Fables

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

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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Math and Reading Online Games

Sum Dog – Free educational games that motivate your students to practice math and Reading – while you have full control over what they learn. Students play educational games against others worldwide, while teachers control what they learn. It uses a learning engine which understands each student, tailoring questions to their individual needs. Set up…

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Read Alouds – Actors Read Page-by-Page Picture Books

Storyline Online – A literacy program of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. SAG Foundation’s Storyline Online inspires a love of reading in children around the world. Actors read children books of all kinds.  Includes free activity guides for each book. CCSS.ELA-Literacy – English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » K-5 Can cover all CCSS…

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Read Alouds – Online Reading

My Online Reading – Dozens of elementary of short stories for kids to read.  Mostly for the primary grades, but some intermediate. Very colorful, turns page-by-page with mouse. Some informational text mixed in the stories. English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » K-5 Can cover all CCSS ESL standards so that students gain adequate…

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Character Motives Lesson

Character Motives Lesson –  This lesson covers the Literature standards for domain Key Ideas and Details. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings).  It is good for displaying…

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