Reading WIKI
Storyline Online
ttp://www.storylineonline.net
Storyline features actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children’s books. Each story comes with a free Activity Guide and can be viewed on YouTube or SchoolTube. Rainbow Fish, Wilfrid Gordon Macdonald Partridge, and To Be a Drum are just a few of the books available.

Read to Me
ttp://readtomelv.com
Read to Me also features popular children’s books being read by famous performers. There are activity guides with hands-on ideas, discussion questions, and lesson plans that can easily be adapted to the Common Core State Standards.

We Give Books
ttp://wegivebooks.org
A Pearson Foundation Initiative, We Give Books offers students a unique opportunity to read for social good. Each book that is read results in a book that is donated to a charity for children. While the books are not read aloud, they allow students to practice “Read to Self” with a good fit book anytime. There are books for children in preschool through fourth grade.

Starfall
ttp://starfall.com
While some areas of Starfall are part of their premium service, they have many early reader stories available for free. Students can follow along as the story is read to them and can, in some instances, help create their own story. The website is highly engaging and a favorite of young readers.

Online Storytime by Barnes and Noble
ttp://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/online-storytime-books-toys/379003588/
From The Kissing Hand read by author Audrey Wood to Pinkalicious read by Victoria Kann, Barnes and Noble’s Online Storytime has popular children’s books read out loud. While there are no supplemental materials to accompany the stories, this free site is perfect for listening skills.
Note: The first story begins right away when the page opens so be sure that your volume is adjusted accordingly before clicking the link.

ABCya!
ttp://abcya.com
Children can listen to short stories read aloud to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. ABCya! has a variety of educational games in addition to the featured stories. Free resources and materials are available for grades K through 5.

Storynory
ttp://www.storynory.com/
Storynory features a collection of original, fairytale, and classic children’s audio stories. Students can follow along with the story as it is read to them, as the text is also included on the site. There are also some great features available that give you the option of downloading the audio to your computer, listening to “catch phrase” explanations, translating text into different languages (especially helpful for your ELL students!), and more.

National Geographic Young Explorers
ttp://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html
National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first-grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. It is a great way to bring interesting non-fiction stories into the lives of children.

Oxford Owl
ttp://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/
After registering for a free account, you have access to over 250 children’s audio books that can be used. The book text is not part of the presentation, so students will not be able to follow along as it is read to them.