As Fast As Words Could Fly was selected by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation for its latest read aloud on Storyline Online, an interactive literacy website where well-known actors read popular, award-winning children’s books to help students fall in love with reading.
As Fast As Words Could Fly was written by Pamela M. Tuck, illustrated by Eric Velasquez, and read by actor Dulé Hill now on Storyline Online.
Resources for Teaching After Reading and Watching As Fast As Words Could Fly:
- Family Activity Guide and Teacher’s Guide from Storyline Online
- Teacher’s Guide from LEE & LOW BOOKS
- Interview with author Pamela M. Tuck and illustrator Eric Velasquez
- Interview with author Pamela M. Tuck’s father, Moses Teel Jr.
- Interview with author Pamela M. Tuck on writing
If Youtube is blocked or unavailable at your school, find Storyline Online’s As Fast As Words Could Fly read aloud video at:
Check out LEE & LOW’s Catching the Moon also on Storyline Online!
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- Full list of Black History Month book collections
How have you been teaching and celebrating As Fast As Words Could Fly all these years? What lessons and activities did we miss? Share with us!