Groups will develop a Reading Guide for each non-fiction resource book for ...
Groups will develop a Reading Guide for each non-fiction resource book for units in science, Social Sciences, and other curriculum areas. Students will identify useful features each book and where the important information will be found. Reviewing non-fiction features of print resources will familiarize the class with material on reserve for the unit. Overviewing and identifying text features will help students determine how to approach the various formats of text relevant to the topic.
Students will use an electronic card catalog to find books by subject ...
Students will use an electronic card catalog to find books by subject using the call number. This lesson was used in collaboration with a third grade thanksgiving unit. As part of the unit students were to find a recipe to prepare and bring to class.
StoryCub helps parents and children discover great picture books for free Dave ...
StoryCub helps parents and children discover great picture books for free
Dave Swerdlick, the multi-award-winning creator of the Kid Friday podcast (#1 Tech Podcast for kids, props from ABC & CBS) is at it again with his latest creation, StoryCub.
We live in an age where videos are often the fastest and easiest ways of keeping kids entertained. StoryCub’s goal is to use the power of fun, free, digital video stories to direct our children's’ attention back to books. They are designed to get the child interested in, and familiar with, the actual story, so that they can look forward to reading a physical copy of it later.
Each StoryCub video is a live person reading a short, children’s book, that includes vibrant illustrations of the book, as well as some time spent on the reader.
StoryCub is a valuable tool not only for helping with children's’ reading skills, but for motivating them to keep reading for the love of the story. There is no better way to get kids excited about reading, than through the interaction between a parent and a child, and StoryCub helps to make this interaction fun, educational, entertaining, and inspirational.
Right now every episode is available at Apple's iTunes Store, where parents can download it for free and share with their children. iTunes rated StoryCub “New & Noteworthy and “What’s Hot”.
Free Downloads: http://bit.ly/freestories
If a child likes a StoryCub video, they'll LOVE reading the book.
"Entertaining Story Segment(s) to Engage Young Children"
-Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (scbwi)
“StoryCub is different from any other program that features children’s books…Coming from a TV production background, I also appreciate the excellent production values.”
-Gerry Renert, Mom’s Choice Gold Award-Winning Children’s Author and 3X Emmy-Nominated Children’s TV Producer
"I Love That This Promotes Real Reading - Bravo For StoryCub"