The Story: An inspirational story that suggests many different and fun ways to exercise and by moving and playing with friends.  On the final page, friends create a human pyramid to celebrate their collective strength.

Bonus Quizzes:  Get Strong!” includes quizzes for students to practice core vocabulary and build comprehension.   Stars with points are collected and a final result displayed at the end. 

Language support: “Get Strong!” is narrated by a native speakers in Mandarin, Spanish or English.  Every word or word phrase is highlighted when spoken so it is easy for the reader to follow along.  Switch easily between languages on any page. 

Extra language scaffolding:  Every word in the story is also clickable!  Click the word once to hear it in the target language.  Double-click the word to hear and read the translation.  At the end of the story, every word clicked is saved in an interactive vocabulary list for review.

Teacher to Teacher: “Get Strong!” introduces language learners to fundamental vocabulary about various ways to play and exercise as well.  Clear illustrations provide clear visual clues to support core vocabulary and comprehension.

Extension:  Use “Get Strong!” to start an in-class discussion about various ways students exercise or play. For example, “What do you do with your friends to be strong?”


Levels (Lexile)
English: BR
Spanish: 70
Mandarin: NA
Pages: 13
Word count: 37

Grammar: Present tense
Focus Vocabulary: Ride, Kick, Jump, Run, Dance, Play

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