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Children's Lit

Here is a list of the 234 childrens picture books on video offered on Discovery Education, play the video on your SMARTboard so that all of your students can follow along. Most have closed captioning, so your students can read along, too!

i Teach With Technology: Picture Books on Video

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How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan: The text "looks" like a narrative story, but it has the language that's the hallmark of "how-to" writing combined with transitions to keep the story moving along. Embedded within the text are obvious "how-to" pieces (tips and lists) such as "Snacks for a Grandpa," "How to Entertain a Grandpa," and "How to Wake Up a Grandpa." (Would support your work with the Common Core Standards for writing.)

How to Babysit a Grandpa

Seven Blind Mice Video Book

Westwood-Bales: CHARACTER COUNTS! Trustworthiness ACTIVITIES

Westwood-Bales: CHARACTER COUNTS! Trustworthiness ACTIVITIES

I love Enemy Pie! It's a cute story about how to handle relationships and conflict. I always use this book at the beginning of the year but it fits nicely into the curriculum ANY time of the year! $

Enemy Pie: Math and ELA Activities

Crafts and activities for our favorite Laura Numeroff books - plus a linky full of more activities from the virtual book club for kids!

Addresses dyslexia, bullying, a GREAT classroom read! A must read for elementary teachers AND their students.

Gifts from the Enemy: And unexpected person demonstrates moral courage in repeated acts of kindness to a young boy during his imprisonment by the Nazis. (Trudy Ludwig, Craig Orback)

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER, now a New York Times bestseller, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his siste

2012 Newbery Honor This book was awarded the 2012 Newbery Honor! In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values and beliefs. IL: 5-8 RL: 5.7