Hey there, Lemme Teachers! Need some new ideas for your Daily 5: Listen to Reading? Try these links! All you need is a computer with Internet access and a set of headphones, and you are set! Did you know you can log out of your account on your computer and log in as student, and the kids can use the computer without accessing or damaging your files?
Storyline Online: Brought to you by the Screen Actors Guild. This is a great collection of well known picture books, all read aloud by actors.
Koljr: Part of Aol Kids, Koljr offers a selection of picture books. Their books are categorized by: animals, fairy tales, rhyming stories, family & Arthur.
Meegenius: Free audiobooks for kids K-3. Great for Daily 5! All books come with audio playback and word highlighting, and can be personalized just the way you like them.
TumbleBooks: Brought to you free by the Iowa City Public Library. An online collection of animated, talking picture books, audiobooks and ebooks for children. Includes picture books in Spanish and other languages. TumbleBooks can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection. No password is necessary. You must go through the library website to access TumbleBooks.
And of course, the granddaddy of all literacy sites: Starfall.com.
Do you have any great sites to add to this list? Leave a comment and I will add your link to my list! Happy surfing!