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 – Rechenka’s Eggs by Patricia Polacco – An injured goose rescued by Babushka, having broken the painted eggs intended for the Easter Festival in Moskva, lays thirteen marvelously colored eggs to replace them, then leaves behind one final miracle in egg form before returning to her own kind.
Art From an Egg – Your students will gain a new appreciation for the egg in art as LeVar decorates eggs and finds objects that are egg-shaped.
Meet Patricia Polacco – This author demonstrates the traditional Ukrainian egg-painting art, pysanky. Ms Polacco also shares how drawing has been important to her, especially since she was learning disabled.
Egg Strength – LeVar does an experiment to show the strength of an egg, by standing on top. of 8 eggs. He also narrates a montage of animal eggs hatching.
Book Reviews – The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San Souci; I Made It Myself by Sabine Lohf; Stefan & Olga by Betsy Day.
All the software you need to run the CD-ROM, including simple installation instructions.
Interactive activities to enhance learning opportunities:
1) Egg Art - By answering questions, you create an egg face.
2) Egg Jump - Try solving this interactive puzzle.
- Language Arts Teacher Guide
- Math Focused Activities
- Science Focused Activities
- Integrated Curriculum Activities
- Supplemental Book List
- Family Activities
Author: Patricia Polacco