Teacher's Guide to Using Storia
Helpful advice, inspiring ideas, and e-reading resources for using Storia in the classroom
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
This guide will help you incorporate the Storia eReading App into your classroom and the instruction you are already doing by providing tips, ideas for activities, and e-reading resources you can download and use with your students.
- What is Storia and how do I get started? (5)
- How do I use the Storia dictionary and other features in the classroom? (4)
- How can I use Storia for different kinds of instruction? (11)
- How will the Storia assessment and reports tools help me? (2)
- How do I communicate with parents about Storia? (1)
- Where can I find worksheets, graphic organizers, and other resources to use with Storia? (2)
What is Storia and how do I get started?
Storia is constantly improving and adding features. Among the latest enhancements are these eight features that make using Storia at school even more effective.
Discover the new e-reading app from Scholastic and how you can use it to motivate your readers. Plus, see how Storia is aligned to standards.
A quick guide to the many ways you can use Storia in the classroom -- and how integrating Storia into your reading program will benefit your students and you.
Best practices for managing your Storia program, including tips for setting up bookshelves and managing Storia's tools through those bookshelves
How do I use the Storia dictionary and other features in the classroom?
How to use the Storia dictionary with picture and chapter books, plus four dictionary activities that enhance instruction
Integrating the Storia notes feature into meaningful reading instruction
How to use highlighting for instructional purposes and to help students find deeper meaning in their books
How can I use Storia for different kinds of instruction?
The benefits of using Storia's read-to-me feature for read-alouds, as well as quick tips and lists of books that work well in read-aloud settings
Tips for using Storia for shared reading with both beginning and fluent readers
Tips for using children's literature in Storia to inspire and support your students' writing
Tips for using Storia to incorporate informational texts into your content-area lessons
Suggestions for using Storia with small groups and in guided reading
The benefits of using Storia in an e-book club, plus what to do before, during, and after book club gatherings
How to pair students to promote collaboration and peer-assisted learning as they read with Storia
Strategies for using Storia for independent reading, ideas for reading response, and a mini-lesson on choosing "just right" e-books
Strategies and tips for using Storia to engage the reluctant and struggling readers in your classroom
Thirteen ways you can address the individual needs of your ELL students using the Storia eReading App
How will the Storia assessment and reports tools help me?
How to gain insightful information about your readers through reading inventories, writing in response to reading, and other assessment strategies
Where can I find worksheets, graphic organizers, and other resources to use with Storia?
All of the graphic organizers, worksheets, and other downloadable teaching resources featured in the Teachers Guide to Using Storia
Choose from graphic organizers, charts, reading response sheets, and other donwloadable e-reading resources that can be used with Storia books. Plus download flyers for parents, bookmarks, and an activity sheet for handing out at back-to-school night!