Welcome to Story Central!

Where imagination, creativity, and learning come alive

 

Story Central is a beautiful six-level series in American English that fosters a love of language and learning through storytelling, critical literacy, and critical thinking.

 

Key features include:

  • original stories at the heart of every chapter
  • a Reader for every level
  • integrated development of 21st Century skills
  • Teacher’s Presentation Kit with integrated Oral Storytelling Videos, Music Videos and ASL Vocabulary Videos
  • Cambridge English: Young Learners test-style activities

 

Each chapter covers key language and includes a feature story, a grammar corner, CLIL content, and a project lesson.

 

The setting is the Story Central club where kids hang out with their friends and read great books. They also share ideas and stories, plan events, do homework and drink milkshakes. In Story Central, children can explore, discover, learn, research, and interact. It’s the sort of place kids really want to be. Children will also love getting to know the fun characters who hang out in Story Central.

 

 

For Students

  • Student Book
  • Reader
  • Activity Book
  • Student’s Practice Kit (downloadable)
  • Student’s App
  • Student eBook
For Teachers
  • Teacher Edition
  • Class Audio CDs
  • Teacher’s Presentation Kit (downloadable)
  • Teacher’s Resource Center
  • Student eBook

 

 

About Story Central

Each level contains a Student Book, a Reader to develop students’ reading skills, and an Activity Book with CE:YL-style practice activities. Chapters are enriched with CLIL content from subjects such as social sciences, math and art, covering a broad base of topics ensuring students develop skills for life.

 

Story Central products - American English

 

Levels 1-6. Authors: Viv Lambert, Mo Choy, Angela Llanas, Libby Williams. Meet the authors.

 

Critical thinking, critical literacy and storytelling are at the hub of this beautiful new six-level course. With a rich literacy strand the course exposes students to a variety of storytelling styles through the Reader. Students critically examine stories, working together to find meaning. Every chapter (unit) covers key language and includes a feature story, a grammar corner, CLIL content and a project lesson. 

 

All levels contain a Student Book, a Reader to develop students’ reading skills, and an Activity Book with Cambridge English: Young Learners-style practice activities.

 

Chapters are enriched with CLIL content from subjects such as social sciences, math and art, covering a broad base of topics ensuring students develop skills for life. 

 

The Presentation Kit offers an extensive collection of video including Oral Storytelling Videos and Music Videos to enhance your lessons and help students to retain their learning. Levels one and two also include American Sign Language Videos. The Student App consolidates vocabulary through highly motivating games. The new Student eBook with interactive audio is a page-faithful, electronic version of the print Student Book for use on a laptop, PC or tablet.

 

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Content samples

Take a look at the Student Book Contents and sample materials.

Level 1

Use the links below access the content samples for Level 1.

Contents
Class Audio CDs 1 Sample Story
Activity Book 1 Sample Chapter
Reader 1 Sample Chapter
Student Book 1 Sample Chapter
Teacher Edition 1 Sample Chapter
ASL Vocabulary Video 1 Sample (01.07)
Music Video 1 Sample (00.47)
Oral Storytelling Video 1 Sample (02.18)

Level 2

Use the links below to access the content samples for Level 2.

Contents
Class Audio CDs 2 Sample Story
Activity Book 2 Sample Chapter
Level 2 Workbook
Reader 2 Sample Chapter
Student Book 2 Sample Chapter
Teacher Edition 2 Sample Chapter
ASL Vocabulary Video 2 Sample (01.23)
Music Video 2 Sample (01.12)
Oral Storytelling Video 2 Sample (02:22)

Level 3

Use the links below to access the content samples for Level 3.

Contents
Class Audio CDs 3 Sample Story
Activity Book 3 Sample Chapter
Reader 3 Sample Chapter
Student Book 3 Sample Chapter
Teacher Edition 3 Sample Chapter
Music Video 3 Sample (00.56)
Oral Storytelling Video 3 Sample (01.57)

Level 4

Use the links below to access the content samples for Level 4.

Contents
Class Audio CDs 4 Sample Story
Activity Book 4 Sample Chapter
Reader 4 Sample Chapter
Student Book 4 Sample Chapter
Teacher Edition 4 Sample Chapter
Music Video 4 Sample (01.31)
Oral Storytelling Video 4 Sample (01.49)

Level 5

Use the links below to access the content samples for Level 5.

Contents
Class Audio CDs 5 Sample Story
Activity Book 5 Sample Chapter
Reader 5 Sample Chapter
Student Book 5 Sample Chapter
Teacher Edition 5 Sample Chapter
Music Video 5 Sample (00.44)
Oral Storytelling Video 5 Sample (02.52)

Level 6

Use the links below to access the content samples for Level 6.

Contents
Class Audio CDs 6 Sample Story
Activity Book 6 Sample Chapter
Reader 6 Sample Chapter
Student Book 6 Sample Chapter
Teacher Edition 6 Sample Chapter
Music Video 6 Sample (01.06)
Oral Storytelling Video 6 Sample (01.34)

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