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The Road Not Taken

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Every time you make a choice, it prevents another option from taking shape. Spend some time analyzing "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost with a reading activity that includes four discussion questions that recall evidence from the text.
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Rattlesnakes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
John Muir may be a friend to the natural world, but as a short reading passage confirms, he is no friend to rattlesnakes. As young readers learn about Muir's encounters with the dangerous creatures, they answer four comprehension...
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The Man and His Two Wives

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Challenge pupils by reading a fable about a husband that becomes a victim of his wives' opposite wishes. An audio version of Aesop's fable "The Man an His Two Wives" makes for a great station within a rotation or material for a flipped...
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The Lion in Love

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What would a lion do for love? The lion in this Aesop fable willingly removes his teeth and claws to marry a beautiful maiden. 
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Water/Ways: The Poetry of Science

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Water is the source of life. It appears in poetry in both peaceful and torrential descriptions; it appears in earth science in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states. Combine these interpretations of our planet's most precious and...
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The Four Oxen and the Lion

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Long before Benjamin Franklin advocated for standing together against the British, Aesop warned about the dangers of a group divided in his fable "The Four Oxen and the Lion." An audio retelling of the story describes a quarreling herd...
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Cogheart and Moonlocket

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Peter Bunzi takes readers to the Victorian era with two stories, Coghaert and Moonlocket. Accompany the literary time warp with a companion packet that offers a plethora of exercises. Learning opportunities include activities for before,...
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The Brave Little Tailor

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 16-minute audiobook features the classic Brothers Grimm tale "The Brave Little Tailor." After slaying seven flies with one blow, a clever tailor continues to prove his strength by outsmarting a unicorn, a princess, and a giant.
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The Dragon and His Grandmother

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Three soldiers destined for a future of servitude outsmart a cunning dragon with the help of a kind grandmother. Discover how with the 17-minute audio retelling of "The Dragon and His Grandmother," originally by the Brothers Grimm.
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Old Sultan

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Sultan is an old dog, but his friendship with a wolf saves him from a tragic ending. Find out how with a seven-minute audiobook featuring the Brothers Grimm tale, Old Sultan. 
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The Golden Goose

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 15-minute audiobook features the Brothers Grimm tale "The Golden Goose." A young boy who often finds himself at the center of jokes discovers a golden goose that helps him to gain respect and a happy ending. 
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The Elves and the Shoemaker

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A six-minute audiobook features the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Elves and the Shoemaker." It describes a fateful Christmas when a group of elves decided to help a husband and wife shoemaker team, and received fancy clothes in return.
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The Six Swans

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 13-minute audiobook features "The Six Swans," a Brothers Grimm fairy tale in which a princess rescues her six transformed swan-brothers. All the while, the princess is accused of a crime she did not commit.
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The Wheelie People

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Do you believe in soulmates? You may after listening to the Greek story of "The Wheelie People," which depicts the mythological change from double-people creatures who are split into two beings, forever doomed to scour the earth for...
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Rapunzel

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Follow along as an engaging narrator reads the story of "Rapunzel." A 12-minute audiobook adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairy tales features a young girl trapped in a tower, where the only means to gain entrance is to climb her long...
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Andromeda and Perseus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What happens when the ugliest monster, the most beautiful princess, and the most heroic son of Zeus meet in a Greek myth? There's adventure—and tragedy—abound in an audio version of "Andromeda and Perseus" that details the rescue of...
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The Labours of Heracles Part 2

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
There's not much that the half-mortal, half-god Heracles can't do, but Hera plans to put him to the test! Listen to an audio retelling of the second half of Heracles's trials, including riding the Mares of Diomedes, procuring the Belt of...
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The Labours of Heracles Part 1

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Heracles—or Hercules as he was known in Rome—was put to work on 12 impossible tasks by the jealous and vengeful Hera. Listen to his heroism over the Nemean Lion, the Lernaean Hydra, the Cretan Bull, and others with an engaging audio...
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The Frog Prince

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 12-minute audiobook features the Brother Grimms version of the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Frog." Previously transformed into a frog, the prince returns to his human form thanks to a kind, yet reluctant, young princess.  
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The Sleeping Beauty

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Listen to "The Sleeping Beauty," one of the most romantic and chivalrous fairy tales ever written. The story of love and heroism comes in an audiobook format, which provides a classically narrative presentation.
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Little Red Riding Hood

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
What big plot twists you have! Listen to the classic tale of"Little Red Riding Hood" with a twist to the ending. Will Little Red Riding Hood survive the trickery of the wolf in the woods?
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Rumpelstiltskin

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Follow along to a 10-minute audiobook featuring the story "Rumpelstiltskin" by the Brothers Grimm. A miller's daughter finds herself in a sticky situation only to receive help from Rumpelstiltskin; however, the man's help does not come...
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The Three Dogs

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Adapted from a German tale, a 14-minute audio retelling of"The Three Dogs" details the adventure of an innocent shepherd who finds himself in jail, but thanks to three small dogs, escapes and seeks justice. 
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Pygmalion

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Listen to an audio retelling about a man who carved a statue to escape Aphrodite's demands—and ended up falling in love with his creation. A version of the Greek myth "Pygmalion" provides the story's text so readers can follow along with...