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  1. 1. Audio Books
  2. 2. What is an Audio Book? <ul><li>A recording of an oral reading of a book, often in abridged form. </li></ul><ul><li>Abridged forms such as audiocassettes, CDs, MP3, etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples Upper Elementary Audio Clip Teen Audio Book Clip
  4. 4. What are the differences in reading strategies for audio books as opposed to print? <ul><li>Audio books help auditory learners. </li></ul><ul><li>If an audio book is used with the paper copy of the book as well it targets auditory and visual learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Having these two options increases the ability to help most learners. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Can students increase their reading capabilities with audio books? <ul><li>Yes. </li></ul><ul><li>They give all readers more confidence in themselves by allowing them to read books above their own level of reading. </li></ul><ul><li>They help them by having </li></ul><ul><li>students be read aloud to </li></ul><ul><li>which helps them with </li></ul><ul><li>comprehension.   </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pros for Use with Teens <ul><li>Important for Adolescents with busy lives </li></ul><ul><li>Good for struggling, blind, disabled, visually impaired readers </li></ul><ul><li>Gain and improve vocabulary and communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the book and see the words at the same time </li></ul><ul><li>Makes interest and confidence go up </li></ul><ul><li>It is like being read to aloud so comprehension goes up </li></ul><ul><li>Allows struggling readers to hear books above their reading level </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitudes for readers because they are then involved in class discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Helps with clarity and the ability to keep up with the class </li></ul><ul><li>It is also a different resource to be used in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits every student in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Don't be afraid to use in the classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>List provided by Kaylene Beers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Where to find the best audio books and how to keep up to date <ul><li>http://www. librivox .org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download and preview audio books, many for free </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio books for young adults top ten list </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Go to your nearby library book store to find new releases and older audio books </li></ul>
  8. 8. Research Articles & Web Sites <ul><li>www. audiobookone .com/ audiobook -articles.html </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website containing articles about audio books and related topics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www. nytimes .com/2008/03/03/business/media/03audiobook.html </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Article by New York Times (2008) titled: Publishers Phase Out Piracy Protection on Audio Books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www. rfbd .org/ ResearchFlyerReprint _R2%208-07. pdf </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RFB&D’s article on Learning Through Listening and Eight Benefits of Using Audio Books </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Two Techniques from Beers <ul><li>Paired Reading (Listening) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Let students pick a partner or purposefully pair a strong reader with a weak one </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Readers theater </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows a small group of students to perform a text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beers pp. 199 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Top 3 Audio Book Resources <ul><li>http://www. audiobookshelf .com/listen.html </li></ul><ul><li>Contains information about the use of audio books for teen readers written by Kylene Beers, a database of audio books searchable by title, author, or grade level, curricular connections, and links to other websites and further reading material connected to the audio book.  </li></ul><ul><li>2. mgrps / divs / yalsa / </li></ul><ul><ul><li>booklistsawards / amazingaudiobooks / audiobooks . cfm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each year 20 fiction audiobooks and 1 non-fiction audiobook are chosen for teens age 12-18.  The website has the lists from 1999-2009.  Much more information can be found on this website including:  Top Ten picks by teens, technology info, and quick pick book choices.  </li></ul><ul><li>3. </li></ul><ul><li>Contains audio books you buy, rent, download, and trade </li></ul>
  11. 11. Access to audiobooks, free, public library, purchase <ul><li>www. starfall .com reads outloud to children </li></ul><ul><li> can rent or buy audibooks </li></ul><ul><li>www. librivox .org can dowload audiobooks for free </li></ul><ul><li>www. recordedbooks .com/school </li></ul><ul><li>Many public libraries have audio books that children and adults can check out as well often for a week or longer at a time </li></ul>
  12. 12. Websites and Other Useful Links <ul><li>www. wiredforyouth .com/books/index. cfm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lists popular audio books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>kids. learnoutloud .com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>has actual educational audiobooks that can be downloaded (most cost money, but some are free) organized by 8 and under, 9-12, and teens </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Our Five Favorite Audio Books <ul><li>Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis -Selena </li></ul><ul><li>The First Part Last by Angela Johnson -Brie </li></ul><ul><li>The Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes -Rachael </li></ul><ul><li>Identical by Ellen Hopkins-Jessica </li></ul><ul><li>Joyful Noises by Paul Fleishman -Katie </li></ul>
  14. 14. This Presentation was Created by: <ul><li>Jessica </li></ul><ul><li>Brie </li></ul><ul><li>Selena </li></ul><ul><li>Katie </li></ul><ul><li>Rachael </li></ul>