Getting Ahead: Reading and Writing (Grades K-3)

Getting Ahead: Reading and Writing (Grades K-3)

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This four-DVD set is a captivating collection of programs that introduce basic reading and writing skills, and bring beloved storybooks to life.

These delightful short films skillfully employ live-action and animation to enhance letter and word comprehension and spelling skills, and motivate students to read and write creatively. Getting Ahead is a powerful learning tool created by nationally renowned New Dimension Media, a leading provider of classroom media content to more than 100,000 K-12 schools for more than a quarter of a century.

Disc #1: Letters and Reading Beginning readers will have fun learning the alphabet and watching classic storybooks come to life.
  • Letters A-M
  • The alphabet dragon
  • Ira sleeps over
Disc #2: Words and Reading Students will hone their spelling skills and learn about key word types such as verbs and nouns before learning the elements of good stories.
  • Letters N-Z
  • The spelling dragon
  • Storytelling
  • John Henry: American Legend
Disc #3: Letter Combinations and Reading Students will expand their word and sentence skills and enjoy more beloved children's literature.
  • Letter combinations
  • Make a Wish, Molly
  • Sentences that tell and ask
Disc #4: Creative Reading and Writing Students will learn how celebrated author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) created his most memorable stories, and enjoy the Academy Award-winning adaptation of Molly's Pilgrim.
  • Reading rules
  • Context clues
  • Molly's Pilgrim
  • Creative reading and writing with Roald Dahl

Available in DVD format.

Running time: 480 minutes on 4 DVDs

Ideal for grades: K - 3

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