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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl. Nobody has seen Willy Wonka - or inside his amazing chocolate factory - for years.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl

When he announces plans to invite the winners of five Golden Tickets hidden inside the wrappers of chocolate bars to visit his factory, the whole world is after those tickets! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is perhaps Roald Dahl’s best-known story. The story of Charlie Bucket, the five Golden Tickets, the Oompa-Loompas and the amazing Mr Willy Wonka has become firmly embedded in our culture since it was first published in 1964. Conservative estimates suggest the original book has sold over 20 million copies worldwide; it is now available in 55 languages.

Roald Dahl began working on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 1961 shortly after finishing James and the Giant Peach, but its origins can be traced all the way back to Roald's own childhood. Roald wrote the screenplay for the film release of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka.

Basic reading comprehension exercises - easy texts - elementary level. London Short Fiction: Mud Man. A series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London.

London Short Fiction: Mud Man

A series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London. Out he comes, dredged from the canal. The narrow-boat girls pat him, tend him, talk to him. —Mate. These city boy tossers. Clive has a fitful night with dreams of icy water and miring weeds. The next day, his wife leaves early. 7,000+ Free Audio Books & eBook Downloads - Loyal Books. Read Free Books on mobile. 40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle School. Middle school is a funny place. Students can be mature and insightful one minute, obtuse and petulant the next. Yet even the most resistant scholar will enjoy a good story. The 40 stories below are sometimes surprising, other times hair-raising. They are all guaranteed to raise questions and instigate discussions in your classroom that can lead to meaningful dialogues about what really matters in the lives of your students.

All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury | Short Story Unit | Short Story Unit on TpTAmigo Brothers by Piri ThomasThe Scholarship Jacket by Marta SalinasIcarus and Daedalus by Josephine Preston PeabodyFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeysHarrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.Raymond’s Run by Toni Cade BambaraRules of the Game by Amy TanThe Monkey’s Paw by W.W. Copyright notice: These stories are published on sites other than MrsWatersEnglish.com and NONE of them are excerpted or quoted in MWE-created materials. Related. Classic short stories - 100% FREE. TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids! English Reading Room. Where Reading Is Fun! GrimmFairyTales.com. Storybook - Welcome.

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library. Long long time ago: stories for children. Children's Storybooks Online - Stories for Kids of All Ages. Myths and Legends from E2BN. Tales Of 20th Century London. Short Stories. Tales Of 20th Century London. Short stories at east of the web.

AwesomeStories.com. Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension. 1.

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

Monitoring comprehension Students who are good at monitoring their comprehension know when they understand what they read and when they do not. They have strategies to "fix" problems in their understanding as the problems arise. Research shows that instruction, even in the early grades, can help students become better at monitoring their comprehension. Comprehension monitoring instruction teaches students to: Be aware of what they do understand Identify what they do not understand Use appropriate strategies to resolve problems in comprehension 2. Classic Short Stories. ESL/EFL Reading - 365 ESL/EFL Short Stories. National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - January-February 2009. For ESL English Language Learners.

Bookopolis. Moogie the Messy Beastie. Best Free Audio Books Online. April 2, 2009 LearnOutLoud invites you jump in and listen to 50 of the best free audiobook downloads available online.

Best Free Audio Books Online

For years now we've featured a Free Audio Book every Friday as part of our Free Resource of the Day Emails. From these emails, we've pulled out 50 of our favorites, including ancient classics, Shakespearean drama, key European & Russian novels, important political documents, poetry introductions, and the finest American literature.

Whether you are a student or life-long learner, this selection covers just about everyone from Homer to Jane Austen, to Mark Twain and even an appearance by Sherlock Holmes! Click the titles below to get started on your free literary audiobook journey: 1. This edition of Mark Twain's great American novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the top free audio books on the internet. 2. Listen to one of the all-time great works of American literature: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. 3. 4. Just Books Read Aloud - Home. Bedtime Stories - Beautifully illustrated e-books. Current books - Read to me. Free children’s ebooks for ages 3-11.

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library. Bookopolis. English Short Stories, Level 03, Story 01. Dreamreader.net. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Teaching Ideas and Resources: Read the first paragraph where Christopher discovers the dead dog.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Can you complete the story from that point? The book is a murder mystery novel. Find out other stories in this genre... Are there authors who write lots of murder mysteries? Why is the numbering system for each chapter unusual? Christopher likes to visualise and make plans of places. Christopher has Asperger's, a form of autism. ESL Reading Worksheets - Short Stories - Free. Arbor Day - Marla and Tio plant a tree in the yard.

ESL Reading Worksheets - Short Stories - Free

Breakfast - Jack has high cholesterol and has to stop eating donuts. Bus Driver - Adan wants to retire next year when he turns sixty-two. Camping - Bears take over a campsite! Car Accident - Oh, no! Bob had a car accident, but he's okay. Reading Passages and Exercises - p.1. Short Story - The English Teacher's Friend. Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension. Storyline Online - Where Reading Is Fun! Reading Graphic Organizers and Printables.

English Short Stories, Level 03, Story 01. The go-to place for all our Extensive Reading needs. Classic Short Stories.

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Reading tests. Elementary Reading Comprehension Tests. Reading Comprehension: Worksheets, Free Tests, Strategies, Questions. Free English Reading comprehension tests and exercises online. Reading comprehension is also an important part when you take an English test.

Free English Reading comprehension tests and exercises online

Reading comprehension test can help you to improve vocabulary, grammar, and logical thought ability. Reading Rockets. The Story Museum - 1001 stories from around the world. Online Reading Activities. 11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading. Round Robin Reading (RRR) has been a classroom staple for over 200 years and an activity that over half of K-8 teachers report using in one of its many forms, such as Popcorn Reading.

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

RRR's popularity endures, despite overwhelming criticism that the practice is ineffective for its stated purpose: enhancing fluency, word decoding, and comprehension. Cecile Somme echoes that perspective in Popcorn Reading: The Need to Encourage Reflective Practice: "Popcorn reading is one of the sure-fire ways to get kids who are already hesitant about reading to really hate reading. " Facts About Round Robin Reading In RRR, students read orally from a common text, one child after another, while the rest of the class follows along in their copies of the text.

Several spinoffs of the technique offer negligible advantages over RRR, if any. Popcorn Reading: A student reads orally for a time, and then calls out "popcorn" before selecting another student in class to read. Where Reading Is Fun! 103 Things to Do Before/During/After Reading. PantomimeAct out a scene you choose or the class calls out to you while up there.Dramatic monologueCreate a monologue for a character in a scene.

103 Things to Do Before/During/After Reading

What are they thinking/feeling at that moment? Why? Dramatic monologue Check out Reading Rockets' new summer website, Start with a Book. You'll find a treasure trove of themed children's books, parent–child activities, and other great resources for summer learning.Create a monologue for a character while they are out of the book. ELT stories. Reading (General) TEXT. MES: Games, Free Printables. Robinson Crusoe. Teach the stories - Roald Dahl.

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Orca Book Publishers

“FluencyTutor” Could Be A Useful Tool For Students To See Their Reading Progress. Richard Byrne posted yesterday about an intriguing new site that would be useful for emerging readers and English Language Learners called FluencyTutor For Google. It’s a web app only usable with a Chrome browser that provides a large selection of leveled reading passages that students can read, record, and store on Google Drive. Teachers can then listen at their convenience and correct and note students’ reading fluency. The reading passages provide quite a few supportive features that make them particularly accessible to English Language Learners.

Most of the features are free, but teachers have to pay $99 per year for some “dashboard” services like tracking student progress. Läsa. MysteryNet's Kids Mysteries: mysteries to solve, scary stories, and magic tricks. Teacher Printable Stories for Kids - Short Stories for Teachers. Intermediate 7-9 - WebEnglish.se. Fairy Tales - Storynory - Free Audio Stories for kids. This website uses cookies. Learn more? Ok, Don't show me this message again. ESL Library. Diary of a Wimpy Kid. <a href=" target="_blank"><img src=" width="728" height="90" border="0" alt="click here">click here</a>

Free ESL Stories and Exercises. Home - World Stories. English Books. Michael Cunningham — By NightfallGenre: #contemporary_prose_mb Peter and Rebecca Harris: mid-forties denizens of Manhattan’s SoHo, nearing the apogee of committed careers in the arts—he a dealer, she an editor. With a spacious loft, a college-age daughter in Boston, and lively friends, they are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy.

Then Rebecca’s much younger look-alike brother, Ethan (known in the family as Mizzy, “the mistake”), shows up for a visit. A beautiful, beguiling twenty-three-year-old with a history of drug problems, Mizzy is wayward, at loose ends, looking for direction. And in his presence, Peter finds himself questioning his artists, their work, his career—the entire world he has so carefully constructed.

iStoryBooks - Home. Teacher Printable Stories for Kids - Short Stories for Teachers. Unite for Literacy Library. Books. Read The Biggest and Brightest Light. Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions for Kids « Read Along Stories and Songs. LoudLit.org.

Reading Bear: free phonics & vocabulary...learn to read for free! THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD WITH TEXT. Free English Reading comprehension tests and exercises online. Fairy Tales Collection. Sherlock Holmes. Storm Chasers. The Famous Five - Contents.

Teacher Printable Stories for Kids - Short Stories for Teachers. Just Books Read Aloud - Home. 100 Great Short Stories. 140,000 Free eBooks: SEARCH OPTIONS (165,000+ eBooks, eTexts, On-Line Books, eDocuments) Why not just do a Google search instead of looking here? This is more direct, indexes collections specifically, and won't throw out red herrings. Memphis Univ School Library "...an astonishing number of electronic books...from an equally astonishing number of sources ... impressive. Very impressive... " Lindsay Periera, REDIFF.COM (INDIA) Pick of the Weekend "One major area of difficulty in the electronic book area of publishing has been bibliographic control. This is a big improvement over the sites I've been recommending to students.

Short stories for EFL learners. For ESL English Language Learners. Browse Our Kids' Stories - Speakaboos.