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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many people are familiar with the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland, but long before it was an animated movie, Lewis Carroll's story was a beloved book. An eBook gives readers access to an early edition of the story. The text...
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The Boy Who Flew Too High

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Young readers won't fly too close to the sun after reading an engaging retelling of the story of Icarus, Daedalus, and their ill-fated wings. Class members use a written transcript to follow along to an audio reading of "The Boy Who Flew...
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How the Camel Got His Hump

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What happens when an animal doesn't have enough to do? Don't ask the camel! An audio retelling of Rudyard Kipling's "How the Camel Got His Hump" takes learners though the classic tale of how a grumpy camel earned his hump.
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Part One

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The classic tale of cat-and-mouse becomes mongoose-and-cobra with Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." An engaging audio retelling takes listeners through the harrowing tale of Nag, Darzee, Nagaina, and of course, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Part Two

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Literature has hosted many epic battles, but none so fierce and vengeful as Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Finish the story with an audio recording of the second half, complete with mighty conflict and bested cobra.
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Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
An engaging narrator tells the tale of the Greeks and Trojans in a 19-minute audiobook that details the happenings of the Trojan War in a child-friendly manner.
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Helen of Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Helen of Troy is one of the most prevalent figures in poetry, mythology, and literature. Discover how the Trojan War began with her journey to Troy with an engaging audiobook accompanied by a written background and transcript. 
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The Homecoming of Odysseus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The winding, incredible, seemingly never-ending adventure of Odysseus can be overwhelming to young readers. An engaging audio version of Homer's Odyssey introduces listeners to the fundamentals of the story without Homer's elevated...
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The Wooden Horse

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
One of the greatest tricks of all time is so well known that it has become its own colloquialism. Introduce elementary readers to "The Wooden Horse," an adaptation of the legendary story from Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid, with a...
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Study Guide for A Wrinkle in Time

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Mrs. Who, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Which would not be so confused if they had a study guide as great as this. Scholars increase their comprehension of A Wrinkle In Time through many supports such as guided questions, background...
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Poetic Devices

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have everything you need to know about the elements of poetry with a nine-page handout. Split into four categories—word sounds, meanings, arrangement, and imagery—budding poets may reference terms, read definitions, descriptions, and...
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A Christmas Carol

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to read an early edition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol? Experience the next best thing with an eBook version of the novel. From the haunting first words to the jolly send-off in the conclusion, the eBook...
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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Include the eBook version of The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm in your next fairy tale unit. Start with the table of contents to discover which tales to read first.
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Lesson Two: The Earth, Introductory Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Determine what young pupils already know about earth science with a brainstorming activity. After class members work together to complete a KWL chart about the Earth, they craft an acrostic poem to demonstrate their understanding.
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10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
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Esperanza Rising

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Accompany a reading of the novel, Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, with a series of lessons that dive deep into the literary world of a young girl and the journey she takes to start a new life. Lessons and their...
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Ivy Smith Grows Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Babies grow at an incredible rate! Demonstrate how to model growth using a linear function. Learners build the function from two data points, and then use the function to make predictions.
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DLTK's Poems: A Little Brother Follows Me

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Here is a website that offers the poem, A Little Brother Follows Me by Anonymous, in digital form, as well as printable copies. Printable copies come with six different font versions to choose from.
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Educator's Guide: Holes

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
You'll be a star at your next grade level meeting with an educational unit on Louis Sachar's Holes. Based on both the novel and film, the lessons include applications to language arts with character studies and movie reviews; social...
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8th Grade Reading Comprehension Success

For Students 8th Standards
Augment your eighth grade language arts curriculum with a thorough set of reading comprehension activities and assessments. Focusing on a variety of skills, including vocabulary in context, text structure, main idea, and author's style,...
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Fireflies

For Students 8th Standards
A short story about a nighttime adventure at summer camp provides readers with a chance to practice their comprehension skills. 
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The Lightning Thief: During Reading Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
After reading up to page 371 of Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, get insight into how Percy felt making a major decision through active discussion strategies that enable both academic and thoughtful...
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The Lightning Thief: Before Reading Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This pre-reading activity will certainly make your class ponder. With five questions to reflect upon, get insight to the moral dilemma Percy faced in the novel Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. 
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The Lightning Thief: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Before you begin reading Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, read over this comprehensive handout that gives you a plethora of information regarding the story's summary, organizational structure, central...