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Summer Reading With Accessible Videos

Develop a summer reading program for all ages using DCMP's accessible videos! Captions, audio description, and ASL can help improve literacy and comprehension skills for all ages, and you can always expect high quality with DCMP's videos. At home, turn on the captions and every viewing experience will become a learning opportunity.

DCMP has resources to help your students improve their reading skills. These videos will get you and your students off to a good start.

Read Out Loud

Still image from: Read Out Loud: "Ping Meets Pang"
Read Out Loud
Episode 1
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Recently Added
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "Tails"
Read Out Loud
Episode 2
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "Bubblegum Princess"
Read Out Loud
Episode 3
7 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "No Kimchi for Me"
Read Out Loud
Episode 4
10 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: Robing Newman Reads "Hildie BItterpickles Needs Her Sleep"
Read Out Loud
Episode 5
5 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs"
Read Out Loud
Episode 6
7 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "Mama's Belly"
Read Out Loud
Episode 7
3 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "No Peacocks"
Read Out Loud
Episode 8
4 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "Mary Had a Little Glam"
Read Out Loud
Episode 9
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Recently Added
Still image from: Read Out Loud: "Grandma's Purse"
Read Out Loud
Episode 10
3 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Literature

The bank of a river, lake, or stream with driftwood and bright green ferns.
9 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Black and white photo of woman in a white gown looking at a bed. Caption. Mr. Rochester wishes you to come downstairs, dear.
1 hours 3 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Color illustration. Trixie sits with her arm around Knuffle Bunny at airport. Dad sleeps next to her. Caption. Woman on P, A as Narrator. Attention, passengers.
Knuffle Bunny
Episode 2
13 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Color illustration of a senior fisherman with a boy in a hat at his side from, The Old Man and the Sea. Caption. I have seen lions on the beaches in the evening.
25 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman in 1800s farm clothes walking down the front steps of a home. Boy holds a horse's reins. Caption. He said his name was Gitano, and he's come back.
1 hours 41 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Lone tricycle parked on a sidewalk in front of a grass lawn. Caption. Sound of chimes.
11 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

Grammar

Man stands in front of a wall of guitars. Caption. Knowing when to use capital letters is important.
Great Grammar
Episode 14
17 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Medium shot of a man seated in the concave section of a small desk with several sheets of pale yellow paper laid out in front of him. Caption. Gareth as narrator. Put his writing desk at the right angle.
Creative Reading & Writing With Roald Dahl
Episode 1
14 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Closeup of a child's hand writing on a lined notepad. Caption. Your writing may reflect your life, just going and going.
Great Grammar
Episode 4
19 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Woman in coat using a megaphone. Caption.They plan on doing it again.
12 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Magazine open to a 2 page article titled, "Amazing Science." Caption. Boy as narrator. Identify all of the nouns in each sentence.
Great Grammar
Episode 2
22 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Young woman holds a red book in her lap, looking off with a pleasant expression. Behind her, an illustrated backdrop of a sofa chair that's made to look like she's sitting in it. Caption quote. To keep them away from the flame in the early stages.
Creative Reading & Writing With Roald Dahl
Episode 3
14 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Students at circular tables in a classroom setting. Caption. And don't forget that homework you owe me for the next week, guys.
12 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Sports action shot of women playing basketball on a court. Text on image reads, "Fast players are good at intercepting the ball." Caption. Therefore "are" can be called the linking verb.
Great Grammar
Episode 1
18 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9

Reading Skills

Cartoon of a green alien with a large, round head, a yellow collar, and 2 black antenna smiling and looking at a purple cat. Caption. Using synonyms can make us better writers and speakers.
Vocab Lab: Exploring Vocabulary with Xylo and Coz
Season 0 / Ep 2
11 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
White text on screen that reads, "The teepee, or tent, is very tall," is above a drawing of a yellow teepee next to a gray wigwam next to 3 figures labeled, "tribe." Caption. Don't know the meaning of the word 'teepee'?
Vocab Lab: Exploring Vocabulary with Xylo and Coz
Season 0 / Ep 4
12 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Closeup of a cartoon purple cat wearing a yellow hat and black over-the-head headphones. Black antennae from aliens are visible on either side of the cat. Caption. Which you can usually find by sounding the word out.
Vocab Lab: Exploring Vocabulary with Xylo and Coz
Season 0 / Ep 5
14 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Cartoon of a sandy beach in front of palm trees. A large purple clam shell on the beach is slightly open, and a bright green oval has green light shooting out of it. Caption with elongated word. Zap.
Vocab Lab: Exploring Vocabulary with Xylo and Coz
Season 0 / Ep 3
17 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Cartoon of horse, bear, lion, giraffe, ram, monkey, and pig running. Caption. In a flash, every beast in the zoo was stampeding.
9 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3

ASL Storytime Videos

Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of a green chameleon on a green leaf and a yellow chameleon on a yellow leaf. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman uses sign language in front of a drawing of a baby wearing red pajamas crawling toward a small white cat. They are in a white circle, with black and white polka dots around that.
Baby's Very First Black and White Book
Episode 1
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Smiling woman with an image overlay of a cartoon dinosaur and 2 ducks holding sleds by a snowy hill.
5 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing. Behind her is a 2-page view of a storybook with an illustration of a pink pig with a curly tail. Text on image reads, "Pig."
1 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman smiles and gestures with pointer fingers up. Illustration of a leaning tower and pig in a yellow hat climbing a ladder in background. Text reads, "Maybe I could climb a tall ladder to rescue someone stuck in a very high place."
2 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing in front of an image of bare trees at twilight. Next to her is a cartoon of a little boy in a superhero costume. Text on image reads, "Superhero."
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Cartoon drawing of the front of a dump truck that has eyes looking upward and its mouth open. Text on drawing reads, "Burrrp!"
6 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman with long brown hair in a braid uses sign language in front of a cartoon of a brown deer covering its eyes with its hooves. Text on screen reads, "Peekaboo! Who's there?"
Peekaboo!
Episode 1
1 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing in front of 2-page view of storybook with an abstract painting of an apple core next to a red apple.
1 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of a black and white cow next to a green spider making a web. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Man signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook with a little boy in red pajamas walking up a ramp into a bed. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
2-page view of a storybook. Illustration shows a small green dinosaur wobbling on top of a brown egg with a shocked expression. Story text appears on screen.
3 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

Kid Lit With ASL Pop-Up

Color illustration in a picture book. Small brown dog with perky ears sits beneath a pink castle resting in the clouds. In the next image the brown dog floats amid bubbles. Story text appears on screen.
6 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a boy holding a magnifying glass to his eye and looking down with a dog next to him. Caption: And is that a little green?
7 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of a smiling little boy raising his arms in a meadow in front of a lake and mountains, with rays of sun shining through some clouds onto the boy.
6 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
An adult mama bear with hands on hips and a frown. A child bear wearing a skirt, holding a human child and saying, Caption: Squeaker is gonna be the best pet ever!
8 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Illustration of a dalmatian sleeping on the floor, upper body visible. Caption: Dot the fire dog lives in the firehouse
9 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Color illustration. 2 adult and 2 baby woodchucks look at cracked egg with goose emerging.
6 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Color illustration. Orange plate with 2 green-yoked eggs and green ham stuck with a carving fork. Title card reads, " Green Eggs and Ham."
8 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Color illustration of a white dog with black spots laying down outside with head resting on an object. Caption. And buried it in the backyard.
9 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Color illustration. Baby tiger crawls through flower bushes towards an adult tiger crouching down. Caption. Leo's father watched him for signs of blooming.
7 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Color illustration. 2 children looking down and smiling at a dog wearing a bright green sweater and looking at its reflection in the mirror. Caption. He'd ever seen.
11 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Cartoon illustration. Child holds out a piece of paper with several splotches of paint. Caption. If I can make little dots, I can make big dots.
7 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Color illustration of a Pigeon with wings up and beak open as if shouting. Title text reads, "Pigeon has (emphasis on has) to Go to School!" Caption. Come on!
8 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
2-page view of a storybook illustration of a smiling boy in a red shirt extending his arms outward and looking up at a yellow butterfly with grass and a stream in the background. Story text appears on the illustration.
8 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5


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