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Videos to help with fraction instruction

Setting Read Alouds

Books that shows significant settings that change over time

Setting Read Alouds

Books that shows significant settings that change over time

Opinion Read Alouds

Books to help with opinion writing unit

Place Value

Movies about Place Value

Citizenship Read Alouds

Read alouds about showing good citizenship

Beginning of School

Read Alouds for the beginning of school

Character Read Alouds

Read alouds about characters

Homemade Lava Lamp

Lava Lamp Experiment showing liquids mixed and a gas created within

Balloon on Bottle Experiment

Use with scientific method or matter

How to Make Slime

Slime DIY used to notice states of matter

Color Changing Flowers Experiment

Experiment that shows how plants take water up their stems to feed the plant

Measure to nearest quarter inches

Using a ruler with nearest quarter inches

Lemonade War: Chapter 14

The end of the novel

The Ant and the Grasshopper

Short film of the fable


Listen to the fairytale.

Lemonade for Sale

Read aloud of Lemonade for Sale

Lemonade War- Chapter 6

Listen to chapter 6-"Underselling"

Fractions on a Number Line

Good visual models for fractions and fractions on a number line

Fractions on a Number Line Explained

Fractions on a number line 0-1

Fractions on a Number Line

Catchy song to show fractions on a number line (parts of a whole)

Multiplying by Multiples of Ten

Learn how to multiply by multiples of ten.

The Wall

Use with Veteran's Day or any time honoring brave Americans.

Too Many Pumpkins

Read aloud for Fall and sequence of events/plot

For the Love of Autumn

Good for a Patricia Polacco author study, plot, or theme!

Storm in the Night

Storm in the Night Read Aloud (good for character change and theme)

I Wanna New Room

Good book for opinion writing/persuasive writing


In My Momma's Kitchen

Read aloud to incorporate with theme.

Under The Lemon Moon

Read aloud a story about Mexican heritage and kindness.

The Rough Face Girl

good book to determine author's message or character traits with evidence

Sophie's Masterpiece

A read aloud of Sophie's Masterpiece

Enemy Pie

A story with a great lesson! (kindness, friendship)


The Can Man

A story that teaches a lesson


How Much is a Million

Read the story to go with place value.

Would you rather?

Introducing opinion writing


Clementine Read Aloud

Clementine chapter book read aloud


Fiction vs. Nonfiction

Comparing genres

Sophie's Masterpiece

A Spider's Tale

The Potato Chip Champ

Discovering Kindness

Compound Word Song

Catchy tune for compound words and some examples

MLK's life

A summary of MLK's life

Martin's Big Words

Use to help spread the message from Dr. MLK Jr.

Squirrels New Years Resolution

A good story for new years and setting goals!

Me on the Map

Use to introduce map skills

Stone Soup Read Aloud

Another version of Stone Soup with a different message

Stone Soup

Read Stone Soup to help determine a theme or message.

The Baboon's Umbrella

A fable to help teach theme, moral, lesson

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons

Use with cause and effect around Thanksgiving time!

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons

Use with cause and effect around Thanksgiving time!

Mr. Peabody's Apples

Read for theme!

Come on Rain

Use Come on Rain with showing not telling during personal narrative (small moment) writing.

Max for President

Read about a boy who runs for class president in his school.

Lillian's Right to Vote

Read about a time in history when women wanted the right to vote.

Yard Sale

A good story to teach theme and about letting go of things

My Name is Sangoel

A story about a refugee boy who comes to America and learns to be proud of who he is and where he came from.

The Youngest Marcher

A story about a young civil rights activist who took a stand and stood up for what she believed in.

Creepy Carrots

Read aloud to teach point of view

Creepy Carrots

Use for teaching point of view

The Crow and the Pitcher

Listen to a fable and discover how the crow problem solved for himself.

The Fox and the Crow

Listen to a fable about a fox and a crow and how they interact. One learns a great lesson.

The Fox and The Stork

Read a fable about two animals who learn a lesson.

The Other Side

Listen to a story about two girls who want to be friends and something gets in the way.

Each Kindness

Read about a new girl in her school and learn about the message the author is trying to portray.

Amazing Grace

Read about a girl who was determined to be who she wants to be.

Charlie Anderson

Read about a cat who helps characters realize something interesting!

For the Love of Autumn

Read what happens to the cat, Autumn and her owner, Miss Parks.

Too Many Pumpkins

Read about how Rebecca Estelle ended up with way too many pumpkins!

Some Birthday!

Read about a family's adventure and a little girl's birthday that she thinks is forgotten.

The House on Maple Street

Read about the history of a house and the land on which it was built. Notice how the setting changes over time.


Read about Polacco's summer days at her Babushka's house.

Wemberly Worried

Listen and read to see how Wemberly worried about everything!

Community Rules and Laws

Communities have rules and laws that need to be followed.

Citizenship in the Community

Learn what it takes to be a good citizen!

What if Everybody Did That?

A story to help lead into citizenship learning

The Giving Tree

Read about how the tree helps the boy over time and gives him what he wants or needs.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Lilly shows many character traits when she shows pride in her purple purse.

I Wanna Iguana

Read a story about a boy trying to persuade his mom he should have an iguana for a pet.

Place Value Introduction

Learn about Base 10 and why place value is important.

The Invisible Boy

This tells a story of a boy who feels invisible like he doesn't have any friends. It shows how one new friend can make a difference and appreciate Brian for who he is.

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

This story shows an example of a girl who never made mistakes and what happens when she does make a mistake.

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun is about celebrating unique differences of each other and accepting others.

Calvin Can't Fly

Read about a bird who is different than his family. He has unique qualities that end up helping his family members and his family helps him with their unique differences.


How Matter Changes in Water Form

This video shows water and how it changes into different states of matter.


Experiments with states of matter

This video shows experiments that can be done to explain the states of matter.


What is matter?

This video explains what solids, liquids, and gasses are.


Multipliciation Division Relationship Video

Multiplication Division Relationship

Mapping Penny's World

Read about Penny and how she maps her world!

Mapping Penny's World

Watch the picture book about Penny and how she maps her world!