Tech News #7
Term 2, 2015
These links can be used for reading group activities with many of the sites containing audio books that the children can listen to or read-along.
Books Should be Free
Books Should Be Free provides teachers with a wealth of opportunities to allow students to listen and view and read classic children's books. Download or stream the audio version or download the ebook version to display on your IWB. They can also be downloaded in text form. A great way to expose students to passages from a wide range of different text types.
Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.Some stories and poems also have student activity ideas that can be downloaded as PDFs.