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.
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