This online resource is a video dictionary. It is a collection of short videos devoted to defining words by showing various example scenes illustrating a word's meaning and presenting the text of the word itself in a visually meaningful way.
Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children's books. Each story comes with a free Activity Guide and can be viewed on YouTube or SchoolTube. Rainbow Fish, Wilfrid Gordon Macdonald Partridge, and To Be a Drum are just a few of the books available. This resource was developed by The Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
This website provides a daily video update to current events as well as archived stories organized according to different categories. Each video clip includes a transcript which can be used to build comprehension and vocabulary.
Create videos quickly and easily with this online tool. It is a great way to retell a story or create movie trailers about books. It is a great way for students to show what they know about a variety of topics.
This amazing resource is like YouTube for schools. It has videos organized in channels that include authors reading books aloud, music videos for educational use and many more. You can also create an account and upload videos for sharing with students, parents and the community.
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