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Imagine That! Stories Sampler

A sampling of high-interest and engaging stories from our Imagine That! Stories books. This packet includes 29 fun and informational stories spanning grades K-8. The high imagery series of Imagine That! books, includes Life Science, Earth/Space Science, Fascinating People, Wonders of the Natural World, Anatomy, and Myths and Legends. Books are sold individually and as collections.

 

Imagine Learning Activity Packet

Designed to help students retain and improve their reading and comprehension skills, this reading packet features short stories and 77 activities that kids will love. The packet spans 11 weeks and is geared toward 3rd-6th graders.

 

Inspire Your Heart With Art

This collection of V/V Workbook stories celebrates artists who inspire our hearts through their work. Stories are written at a 4th-6th grade level and are designed to help students create imagery and develop contextual fluency.

 

Celebrate National Reading Month!

We've created some fun bookmarks that feature our favorite quotes about kindness. We hope they serve as a handy reminder to your students that kindness is transformative!

 

Celebrate Women's History Month!

Learn about inspiring women in history with this special V/V® Stories packet. Featuring seven women who changed history, this packet includes short paragraphs and stories to help students develop an imaged gestalt. Each story is high in imagery and is followed by imagery and Higher Order Thinking (HOT) questions to improve critical thinking and reading comprehension.

 

Celebrating National Cat Day!

Celebrate our furry feline friends with this fun lesson packet! Students will get a kick out of these five engaging stories about cats, which are specifically written to develop imagery for language comprehension. In addition to the handful of Imagine That! and Visualizing and Verbalizing stories, students will enjoy vocabulary practice, fun puzzles, and a coloring page.

 
Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day

Help students visualize and learn about some of the amazing creatures that inhabit our planet with this downloadable poster for your classroom!

 
Trails Day Packet

Trails Day Packet

This fun packet includes six high-imagery and engaging stories, vocabulary practice, fun puzzles, and a drawing activity.

 
Inspiring Heroes

Inspiring Heroes!

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. This special lesson packet helps students to visualize the brave acts of several heroes and to comprehend their actions. Six Imagine That! stories are accompanied by HOT questions, vocabulary practice, and puzzles.

 
high flyers

High Flyers!

In honor of Amelia Earhart Day, this lesson packet pays tribute to those who take to the sky! Students will delight in reading about the daring Blue Angels, a pilot who dropped crates of candy for kids during a war, and one of the most famous pilots who ever lived. Stories are engaging and high in imagery in an effort to help students improve reading comprehension skills.

 
Family Fun

Family Fun!

This fun packet includes six high-imagery and engaging stories, vocabulary practice, fun puzzles, and a drawing activity.

 
Imagine That! Life Science

Imagine That! Life Science

Written at a 6th-8th grade level, these challenging, high-imagery life science stories introduce true, fun, and unusual topics.

 

Myths and Legends

Six intriguing stories from our new Myths and Legends book are accompanied by vocabulary practice, Higher Order Thinking questions, and puzzles. Written at a 5th-8th grade level, these high-imagery stories feature heroes, gods, and wonders for students to visualize and interpret.

 

The Rebuilding of America - Sample Chapter

This sample chapter paints a picture of America's "Great Melting Pot" when waves of immigrants were trying to start new lives in the U.S. The Imagine History series is written to develop the imagery-language connection for American history. It can be used specifically with the steps of the Visualizing and Verbalizing program or as a stand-alone resource. This book is written at a 5th grade level.

 

The Birth of America - Sample Chapter

This sample chapter helps students to visualize and understand the important process that led to the drafting of the U.S. Constitution. The Imagine History Series is written to develop the imagery-language connection for American history.

 

The Battle for America - Sample Chapter

This sample chapter takes students on a journey through imagery to meet Aztecs, pioneers, and President Lincoln. The Imagine History series is written to develop the imagery-language connection for American history. It can be used specifically with the steps of the Visualizing and Verbalizing program or as a stand-alone resource. This book is written at a 5th grade level.

 

The Discovery of America - Sample Chapter

Experience the richness of history with imagery to better comprehend it and embed it into memory! This sample chapter from Imagine History: The Discovery of America takes students on a journey through imagery to meet the first Americans. This groundbreaking book can be used specifically with the steps of the Visualizing and Verbalizing program or as a stand-alone resource. Most applicable for grades 3 and above.

 

Oddities of Nature

You've never seen animals like this! You can't imagine how odd these critters really are! Features informational text stories from Imagine That! Stories, vocabulary practice, higher order thinking (HOT) questions, puzzles, and coloring page.

 

Wonders of the Natural World: Penguins!

Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day with this fun packet that helps students visualize and understand these majestic birds. This lesson packet includes: Imagine That! Stories, HOT questions, a writing activity, puzzles and more!

 

Celebrate Constitution Day!

This special "See Time Fly" packet helps students to see an imaged timeline of history with stories focusing on the drafting of the U.S. Constitution and three influential presidents. Stories include passages that are high in imagery, and are accompanied by higher order thinking questions and beautiful illustrations. Readability is 5th grade and up.

 

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