Watch the Cricket in Times Square Video Companion
Our video companion DVDs help students build comprehension and explore the meaning of the books they read in class. The DVDs feature book club members and a teacher discussing the book.
Why is comprehension important?
Good comprehension leads to success in school and a lifelong love of reading.
How does this program improve comprehension?
- Increased fluency and speed will improve your child’s ability to focus on understanding and enjoying books.
- Guided discussions help students identify main events, reflect on character development, setting, plot, and story structure.
- Students learn to enter into the world of the book, identify with characters and create mental pictures of the story.
- Video Companion DVDs build comprehension and help students explore the meaning of books they read in class.