Kids Practice Reading With Ancient Folktales
Reading Search, In Search of the Lost Folktales, helps bolster children's reading comprehension levels by teaching and testing skills in vocabulary, plot, characterization, setting, meaning and ideas. Designed for ages 7-12, the software contains over 60 authentic folktales from ancient cultures that stress aesthetic, ethical and cultural issues. Students collect artifacts and solve reading problems to find lost folktales for SEARCH, the Society to Explore and Archive Really Cool History. Graphics, sound and animation complement the story lines. Great Wave Software, Scotts Valley, CA, (408) 438-1990. WM
This article originally appeared in the 10/01/1995 issue of THE Journal.