Storyline Online brings you The Polar Express & my Writing Unit on TpT!

StorylineOnline hosts The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
read by Lou Diamond Phillips
I blogged about this great site back in January, and I thought it would be a perfect time to re-introduce this free website to you again, considering they have one of my favorite holiday stories featured.
StorylineOnline.net is a program of the Screen Actors Guild.  The site has free interactive stories for you to view from your class projector/screen, IWB, or class computer.  There are so many popular stories to choose from such as: The Rainbow Fish, Stellaluna, A Bad Case of Stripes, and more!  Once you select a story, you’re able to view the length of the interactive reading, a story summary, and who the celebrity is that will be reading your book.  
You’ll enjoy these free online books as the actors do a great job with really animating the dialogue.  My second graders really enjoy practicing their reader’s voice after enjoying these stories.  I also like that there is an option for ‘captions on or off.’  I think it’s great to keep them on so that students see the words and the connections between sentences.  Just seeing the text and conventions exposes them to good writing while hearing a great story, read fluently.  It’s a great tool for showing students how to read with intonation because they understand quite simply that – that is just what good readers do… no one feels silly about reading with expression.  Instead, it’s the norm – hence, comprehension enhances as students are actively engaged in their reading while thinking about the story.

Did I mention that the illustrations come alive?
You must check out The Rainbow Fish – see it how you’ve never viewed it before!

You can also get my Polar Express Writing Unit on Teachers Pay Teachers for $2.99
click here –  


Erin

Mother. Teacher. Keynote. Author

Erin Klein is an award winning educator, national keynote speaker, author, and mother.

2 Comments
  1. At some point in her life, a woman may wish to footfall out in appearance cutting a artist label. Like it or not, some of us accept a fashionista with a abeyant shoe amulet ambuscade inside, cat-and-mouse for that befalling to breach chargeless and airing into a allowance cutting a aces brace of artist shoes. Louis Vuitton makes some of the a lot of sought-after, beautiful shoes in the world. So if you're searching to buy 18-carat Louis Vuitton shoes, you'll charge to accumulate an eye out for fakes. Look about and you'll see affected artist appurtenances everywhere these days. If it comes to affairs 18-carat Louis Vuitton shoes, if you apperceive your artefact able-bodied abundant it will not be harder to acquaint the aberration amid fakes and the absolute deal.Look anxiously at the shoes and feel the material. Superior covering is abundant added cher than faux abstracts about acclimated by counterfeiters and any accouterments on the shoe should accept gold bowl or able brass, no paint. Bond is important. Any seams in the shoe should be about invisible. The Louis Vuitton attribute is arresting on the alfresco of the shoe and can be on the side, the aback or the bottom. Also, the rolex replica central of the shoe should accept a consecutive amount with a date and a "made in France" cast as a mark of authenticity. Once purchased, all Louis Vuitton shoes arise with a bendable monogrammed dust bag and the archetypal amber Vuitton shoe box. Think anxiously about breadth you will acquirement your Louis Vuitton shoes. 18-carat Louis Vuitton shoes and articles are usually alone awash by official Louis Vuitton dealers. Ultimately the best abode to buy 18-carat Louis Vuitton shoes is from Louis Vuitton. A quick attending at the official Louis Vuitton website will advice locate a adjacent retailer. Added accustomed retailers cover administration food such as Neiman Marcus and Saks. Don't buy Louis Vuitton shoes from online sites or websites that affirmation to be Vuitton outlets. Louis Vuitton does not accept aperture stores. If you're because affairs a secondhand brace of Louis Vuitton shoes from an bargain website such as eBay, analysis out the reviews of the seller's antecedent bargain items. This will advice edger out any backbiting sellers. It's aswell not a acceptable abstraction to buy from a artery bell-ringer on the corner, those shoes are apprenticed to be fakes. Don't be tempted to buy affected artist goods; the fines will acceptable amount you as abundant as the aboriginal amount for the 18-carat item. The United States and added countries now accept annealed penalties if you are bent affairs affected artist articles or try bringing them aback through community if you biking abroad. Anticipate about how it'll feel if anyone abominably scratches that $2000 clamp during a alms trip. The top amount al of a sudden doesn't assume so smart.

Would you like a Review?

If you have an educational based website or product, I would love to do a review for you or your company.


CONTACT ERIN

Connecting Tradition and Technology
To Inspire the Seeds we Plant Today

FOLLOW ERIN ON

rss

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

LinkedId

Google Plus

Follow Me on Pinterest
  • TONS of prizes to give away! [LIVE Tonight!] Back to School Twitter Party – 8/3 AT 7PM EDT

    Pinned: 3 Aug 2016
  • Decrease Classroom Clutter to Increase Creativity (great article with tips)

    Pinned: 3 Aug 2016
  • How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing #satchat

    Pinned: 31 Jul 2016
  • 5-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

    Pinned: 31 Jul 2016
  • 14 surprising facts about educators’ social media use #socialmedia #smm #edchat

    Pinned: 31 Jul 2016