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Curriculum Resources

Sora is your gateway to the best selection of ebooks and audiobooks available to schools, game-changing features to connect more students with more books, and supports your reading objectives in the classroom. We’re here with free books and resources to enhance your curriculum with Sora.

Questions? Contact your Account Manager or fill out this brief form and we’ll connect you with your team.

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Sora offers content aligned with your curriculum

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Content for every curriculum


Note: If you are a current Sora partner, we automatically add these bundles to your collection. Please contact your Account Manager with any questions about content in your collection.

September 1, 2021 – September 1, 2023

Sora Starter Collection

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April 19, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Social & Emotional Learning

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October 1, 2021 – October 1, 2023

Spanish Titles for Young Readers

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Always free

Duke Classics

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Now through August 31, 2021

Diversity Books for Students

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Classroom support

Annotations & Vocabulary

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Classroom support

Read-Along Ebooks

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Classroom support

Exporting Notes

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Classroom support

Track Student Progress

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Social graphics

Sora Starter Collection Graphics

This kit includes 4 social graphics.

Sora Starter Collection Graphics

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Social graphics

Social & Emotional Learning Assets

This kit includes 4 social graphics.

Social & Emotional Learning Assets

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Social graphics

Spanish Titles for Young Readers

This kit includes 2 web graphics, 1 in English and 1 in Spanish.

Spanish Titles for Young Readers

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Social graphics

Remote Resources Kit

This Kit contains 20 evergreen Social Graphics and 1 Sora Getting Started Guide.

Remote Resources Kit

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Printable activities

Student Activities

This Kit contains 5 activities that encourage students to explore Sora.

Student Activities

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Social graphics

Always Available Classics Kit

This kit includes 5 graphics.

Always Available Classics Kit

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Printable & social graphics

Trending Now Assets

Trending Now Assets

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SHORT HOW-TO VIDEOS

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SELF-PACED TRAINING

Sora, Marketplace, and More

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TRAINING KITS

Lesson Plans & Guides

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TRAINING KIT

Sora for PK-3 Readers

This kit contains 1 easy-to-follow elearning module for PK-3 educators on helping younger students with Sora, a PowerPoint presentation to use with students in class, a folder of promotional materials for educators to share with students and parents, and more!

Sora for PK-3 Readers

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Self-Paced Module

Getting Started with Sora – Students

Launch Module

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One-Copy/ One-User and Metered Access

Titles in these models can be checked out by one person at a time.

Consider this model if…

  • you want titles you can rotate between classes
  • you’d like to use this title for several years

This model allows for title assignment.

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One-Copy/One-User content Metered access content

Lending option

Class Set Lending Model

Some publishers offer titles in the Class Set lending model; think of it like a short-term rental.

Consider this model if…

  • you want to try digital for a specific unit
  • you change your title choices often
  • you’re doing literature circles
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Class set lending model

Lending option

Simultaneous Use

With this lending model, you can select titles from specific publishers that can be checked out by an unlimited number of users simultaneously for a set amount of time.

Consider this model if…

  • a large group of students will be reading a title at the same time
  • you’re looking to support classic titles with audiobooks

This model allows for title assignment.

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Simultaneous Use Content

Lending option

Cost per Circulation

With this lending model, you only pay when a student borrows a title.

Consider this model if…

  • you want to find out what content interests your students
  • you’re doing literature circles
  • you’re using the title for just a few weeks
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Cost per Circulation Content