As a supplement to her article about multimodal reading in the October/November 2013 issue of Reading Today, IRA President Maureen McLaughlin offers the following resources for literacy educators:
Carle, E. (2006). The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories - DVD (2006). Roger McGough (Actor), Juliet Stevenson (Actor), Andrew Goff (Director) Buena Vista Home Entertainment / Disney. (The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Very Quiet Cricket, The Mixed-Up Chameleon, and I See a Song)
Martin, M., & Carle, E. (2008).Brown Bear & Friends CD Audiobook CD – Audiobook, CD, Unabridged. Gwyneth Paltrow (Reader). New York, NY: Macmillan Young Listeners.
The Magic School Bus
The Magic School Bus: The Complete Series - DVD (2012) – 8 discs. Lily Tomlin (Actor), Daniel DeSanto (Actor), Larry Jacobs (Director), Charles E. Bastien (Director) – 52 episodes of the animated science-adventure series.
Magic School Bus Videos available from United Streaming – 20 titles – http://baucomes.wcpss.net/magicschoolbus/index
Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
Frost, R. (2005). Stopping by woods on a snowy evening. In E. Paschen (Ed.), Poetry speaks. .. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Mediafusion. (Frost reading this poem and others)
Frost, R. (2001). Stopping by woods on a snowy evening. New York, NY: Dutton Juvenile. (picture book)
Barron, D. (Producer), & Branagh, K. (Director). (1996). Hamlet [Motion picture]. USA: Warner Bros. (film)
Grant, S. (2009). Classics illustrated #5: Hamlet (classics illustrated graphic novels). New York, NY: Papercutz. (graphic novel)
Shakespeare, W. (2005). Hamlet. New York, NY: BBC Audiobooks America.
Maureen McLaughlin is the president of the International Reading Association and the chair of the reading department and a professor at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania,firstname.lastname@example.org. She is the author of Guided Comprehension in Grades 3–8 (with Mary Beth Allen), Guided Comprehension in the Primary Grades (2nd ed.), and Guided Comprehension for English Learners, as well as a series of professional development books on the Common Core with Brenda J. Overturf.
This article is an addendum to an article from the October/November 2013 issue
of Reading Today. IRA members can read the interactive digital version of the magazine here. Nonmembers: join today!