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Harcourt Trophies
This preview site contains examples of electronic resources available for our new basal reading series.

Aesop's Fables
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

Can You Haiku
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.

Cyberguides, Grades 4-5
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 game.

Fun with Fables Webquest
This site includes an activity called "dial a fable," in which students write their own fables.

Go for the Grammar Gold
Harcourt School Interactive Grammar games for grades 1-5

Goals/Evaluations/, Portfolio Covers
From abcteach

Grammar Practice Park
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)

Grammar Skill Sheets
From abcteach

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.

Harcourt Brace Spelling Exercises
Excellent Interactive Exercises--Grade 5

Kids' Place
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

Language Worksheets (Grades 1-5)

Laura Ingalls Wilder Author Study
Excellent, in depth lesson plan using the Internet on Laura Ingalls Wilder

Look 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) (Grades 4-5)

Look, Cover, Write, Check
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)

Multimedia Grammar Glossary
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.

Novel Guide: Shades of Gray
Full lesson plan, Adobe Acrobat Reader guide, web site links from Omaha Public Schools.
This web site takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic paragraph.

Reading Comprehension 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.

Spelling Worksheets (Grade 5)

State 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 test.

Teaching with the Web
A list of activities for grades 3-5 from Jerrie S. Cheek Educational Technology Center - KSU Kennesaw, GA

Tracking Creativity
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.

Trumpet of the Swan Activities
From abcteach

Vocabulary Worksheets (Grade 5)

Wacky Web Tales
Students practice parts of speech as they fill in the blanks of stories for wacky results.

Writers' Window
This is a beautiful, interactive site for writing stories and poems.

Writing Worksheets
Includes Book Reports, Letters, Poetry, Writing Forms, and Writing Skills (From abcteach)

Words at Work
Humorous writing about nouns, adverbs and verbs

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