Complete Reading Rainbow episode in chapter format!
Reading Rainbow CD-ROMs are a fantastic addition to the classroom. With eye-catching graphics and a friendly interface, students easily navigate the CD-ROM to view popular episodes and discover interactive learning activities with little teacher supervision.
Compatible with Windows (95 – 2000, VISTA) and Mac (OS7.5 or above.)
Feature Book – Hail To Mail by Samuel Marshak – A certified letter is followed in a humorous journey to its intended recipient. The simple act of mailing a letter becomes a trip spanning the entire world in an effort to get the mail on time.
Following a Letter –LeVar shows viewers how Tommy’s letter travels through the mail system to arrive at Grandma’s house.
History of Mail –LeVar shares a film clip of earlier ways of sorting, transporting and delivering the mail.
Stamp Collecting –LeVar introduces us to a 12 year old boy who tells about collecting stamps and where he gets them.
Book Reviews – Trip to the Shining Sea by Vera B. Williams; Message in the Mailbox: How to Write a Letter by Loreen Leedy; The Jolly Postman by Janet & Allen Ahlberg.
All the software you need to run the CD-ROM, including simple installation instructions.
Interactive activities to enhance learning opportunities:
1) Shopping for Stamps - Purchase stamps from a machine, choosing the correct coin amounts.
2) Crack the Code - Decode letters written by kids by cracking the alphabet code.
- Language Arts Teacher Guide
- Math Focused Activities
- Integrated Curriculum Activities
- Supplemental Book List
- Family Activities