Below are some websites that provide free audio stories that you might be able to use for the listening aspect of the Daily 5.

Caution: Preview each site and story before using it!
Note: Many of the Read to Self activities can also be used for Listen to Reading.



Starfall

BBC
Note: Stories are read with a British accent and words are spelled as they are in England. Also, many stories contain different vocabulary then we use (example: trolley for shopping cart).

Story Home Note: These are not animated.
Storyline Note: Stories are read by famous people.Book Pop Note: Students will have to click the listen tab for the story to be read aloud. They will also need to click next page when they are ready to move on.http://disneydigitalbooks.go.com/ Check out the free trial! Interactive Disney books.http://www.readinginaction.org/bookcasts/childrens It does not look like the students will be able to view the story online while listening. http://www.d11.org/DOI/science/audiobooksonscience.htm Nonfiction audio books that can also be downloaded and printed for free. These are seperated by grade level and are science related. http://www.readinginaction.org/bookcasts/childrens podcasts of children's books. Students will see the pictures, words, and be able to listen as the story is read aloud.

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