Teachers, Parents, and Guardians! It’s storytime! We’ve put together a series of FREE read alouds for your K-2 students/children to enjoy. Our Thinking Like a Citizen (K-2) readers are designed to introduce children to civics, economics, geography, and history. Assign them as added reading activities or use them as writing prompts. Watch them FREE below and download the accompanying support materials for each video.

1. The Spectacular Spectacles

In this book, Ms. Stanton and her class learn about seeing things from different viewpoints.
Download the GLASSES template, RESPONSE form, and PDF version of the book to follow along >

2. Whose Swing Set Is It, Anyway?

In this book, Ms. Stanton and her class learn about solving playground disputes and seeing things from different viewpoints.
Download the GLASSES template, RESPONSE form, and PDF version of the book to follow along >

3. What Color Am I?

In this book, Ms. Stanton and her class learn about genealogy, race, ethnicity, and seeing things from different viewpoints.
Download the GLASSES template, RESPONSE form, and PDF Version of the book to follow along >

4. It’s None Of Your Business

In this book, Ms. Stanton and her class learn about how to deal with uncomfortable experiences and seeing things from different viewpoints.
Download the GLASSES template,  RESPONSE form, and PDF VERSION of the book to follow along >

5. Why Do We Have To Learn This?

In this book, Ms. Stanton and her class learn Presidents Day about seeing things from different viewpoints.
Download the GLASSES template,  RESPONSE form, and PDF VERSION of the book to follow along >

6. Why Can’t I Say That?

In this book, Ms. Stanton and her class learn about respectful language and seeing things from different viewpoints.
Download the GLASSES template,  RESPONSE form, and PDF VERSION of the book to follow along >

 

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Brittany Larson

Brittany Larson

Manager, Social Studies

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