Animalia: The Land Where Literacy Lives, Volume 1.
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Animalia: The Land Where Literacy Lives, Volume 1 collects ten episodes of Animalia, a marvelous computer animated DVD series designed to help teach literacy to elementary school children. Animalia features classsroom and home-based activities unique to the series yet created to uphold the professional Standards for the English Language Arts, as distributed in 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Structured around the key goals of enabling reading, writing, vocabulary, critical thinking, word usage, second language, speech, visual literacy, media literacy, and research skills including library and Internet research, Animalia: The Land Where Literacy Lives is as enriching as it is fun to watch--the amazing rendered creatures, from tigers and lions to apes and reptiles, are sure to keep the attention of young viewers! Enthusiastically recommended for elementary school classrooms, public and elementary school library collections, and as a supplement for home schooling. 10 DVDs, 16.9 widescreen, Dolby Digital 5.1.