Length: 5-15 min.
Kindegarten, 1, 2
Language Arts and Literature
Scholastic ETV Consortium
Scholastic Stories About School Series
This literature series produced by Scholastic Inc. encourages students to read with a greater appreciation for literature. These timeless classics are based upon renowned award-winning books.
1. Chrysanthemum — A little mouse thinks her name is absolutely perfect until she starts school and all the kids make fun of her. Narrated by Meryl Streep. (14:16) Study Guide
2. The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash — Steven Kellogg captures all the fun and excitement when Jimmy brings along his pet boa constrictor on a class trip to the farm. (5:05) Study Guide
3. Miss Nelson Has A Field Day — Everyone at the Horace B. Smedley School is down in the dumps – until the arrival of the notorious Viola Swamp who takes it upon herself to whip the football team into shape for the big Thanksgiving Day game. (12:50) Study Guide
4. Miss Nelson is Back — When the kids in Room 207 find out that their teacher, Miss Nelson, will be away for a few days, they prepare to act up – despite the likely appearance of Miss Viola Swamp, the meanest substitute in the whole world. (12:28) Study Guide
5. Monty — Monty, a dependable and considerate alligator taxi for three children who need to get to school every day, decides that he needs a vacation when their back-seat driving proves more than he can handle. (7:01) Study Guide
6. Owen — When Mrs. Tweezers convinces Owen’s parents that their son is becoming a little too attached to Fuzzy, his beloved yellow blanket, Owen vehemently disagrees. “Can’t bring a blanket to school,” says nosy Mrs. Tweezers. What will Owen’s parents do? Study Guide
Use our classroom videos for every curriculum and every grade level.
These programs have been dropped from the Instructional Resources offerings.
Sign up for our monthly e-Newsletter to learn about new programs, classroom resources, and professional development opportunities!
June - Tri-City Technology Conference in Fargo, North Dakota
June - North Dakota Geographic Alliance Conference in Grand Forks, North Dakota
June 8 - Share a Story event at Rheault Farm from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
June 14 - Midwest Kids at Island Park in Fargo, North Dakota from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
June 25-26 - Prairie Region Teacher Training Institute in Moorhead, Minnesota at Concordia College