This preview site contains examples of electronic resources available
for our new basal reading series.
This site has links to short synopses of fables and lesson plans.
This site features learning resources for all subjects for ages 4-16+.
Beverly Cleary Page
Multinomah County Library in Portland, Oregon
Haiku show us the world in a water drop, providing a tiny lens through
which to glimpse the miracle and mystery of life. Combining close observation
with a moment of reflection, this simple yet highly sophisticated form
of poetry can help sharpen students' response to language and enhance
their powers of self-expression.
Extensive, high-quality lessons and units for popular Children's Books.
English Saves the
Day Interactive Grammar Game
Some of the "correct" answers are not counted as correct because the computer
has another one in mind, but students will be able to learn from this
with Fables Webquest
This site includes an activity called "dial a fable," in which
students write their own fables.
for the Grammar Gold
Harcourt School Interactive Grammar games for grades 1-5
Students will become confident, accurate users of English through clever,
enjoyable games and activities. There is a game for each skilló24 games
per grade. (Grades 3-5)
A fun game to practice spelling. Even though it's called "hangman," the
students are actually creating a face. No one is hanged, so there is no
violence of any kind in this version.
Brace Spelling Exercises
Excellent Interactive Exercises--Grade 5
There's lots to do at this web site! Tackle brain teasers alone or with
a group of friends or classmates. Play games such as GeoNEt, FakeOut!,
Wacky Web Tales, and Web Word Find. Go on a scanvenger hunt! Read new
books on-line and talk to other kids about the books you've read!
Games and writing contests written for kids by kids
Wilder Author Study
Excellent, in depth lesson plan using the Internet on Laura Ingalls Wilder
Cover Write and Check
Students practice their spelling by having the word displayed, then covered
up. They must then type the word to see if they can type it correctly.
Excellent spelling and typing practice. (Ambleside CE Primary School)
This site is from Toftwood School, and it is equally good, but the words
can be easier, so the grade level can be moved down to grade 2. Students
practice their spelling by having the word displayed, then covered up.
They must then type the word to see if they can type it correctly. Excellent
spelling and typing practice. (Toftwood School) (Grades 2-5)
Students and parents will be able to review grammar usage, and mechanics
at school and at home through animated graphics that make concepts come
alive from Harcourt School Publishers for grades 1-5.
Guide: Shades of Gray
Full lesson plan, Adobe Acrobat Reader guide, web site links from Omaha
This web site takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic
Worksheets (Grades 1-5)
ReadWriteThink, established in April of 2002, is a partnership between
the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers
of English (NCTE), and the MarcoPolo Education Foundation. NCTE and IRA
are working together to provide educators and students with access to
the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts
instruction through free, Internet-based content.
Interactive spelling games for intermediate grades (Grades 3-5)
Students will have fun with these songs that teach concepts such as homophones,
vowel sounds, and consonant sounds.
of Being Verbs
Here is a little story to help you learn about the eight state-of-being
verbs. Learn about action, helping and main verbs, then take the verb
Teaching with the Web
A list of activities for grades 3-5 from Jerrie S. Cheek Educational Technology
Center - KSU Kennesaw, GA
Created by sixth grade CLUE students at Grahamwood Elementary School,
Memphis, Tennessee-- Follow their original path to creativity by being
On Your Toes to Odes and In Step with Idioms.
of the Swan Activities
Wacky Web Tales
Students practice parts of speech as they fill in the blanks of stories
for wacky results.
This is a beautiful, interactive site for writing stories and poems.
Includes Book Reports, Letters, Poetry, Writing Forms, and Writing Skills
Humorous writing about nouns, adverbs and verbs