This preview site contains examples of electronic resources available
for our new basal reading series.
This teacher has created word lists, PowerPoint flashcards, and other
resources that can be used to teach words from the basal reading series,
Beverly Cleary Page
Multinomah County Library in Portland, Oregon
This site features learning resources for all subjects for ages 4-16+.
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. ("Smile" and "frown" are not nouns when
"ball" is a also a choice.)
for the Grammar Gold
Harcourt School Interactive Grammar games for grades 1-5
Grade 3 and 4 Reading
This comes from the site edu4kids.
Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech.
If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana.
And you know a gorilla with a banana is a gorilla with appeal.
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)
This site features letters and pages in all sizes. She also features blank
lined paper you can print out. This is so convenient if you run out of
handwriting paper and need some in a jiffy! She has manuscript, modern
manuscript, italic, cursive and italic cursive. The worksheets have words,
numbers, months, etc. and the individual letters.
Brace Spelling Exercises
Excellent Interactive Exercises--Grade 3
Learning Page: Handwriting
Light Up Your Brain
Here there are free worksheets in basic manuscript and cursive. You really
have an entire workbook of practice sheets here at the cost of your printer
paper and ink
Light Up Your Brain is about inspiration, creativity, and the fun of being
a kid. We have music, stories, games and fun links for kids.
Dolch Sight Words
This section will have various free materials for Dolch sight words. All
the Dolch materials will have a key made of dots to distinguish between
each group of words. The key is as follows and will remain consistent
throughout all the materials for Dolch words. The dots for the levels
are in the lower right hand corner. Preprimer words will have one dot.
Primer words will have two dots. 1st grade words will have three dots.
2nd grade words will have four dots. 3rd grade words will have five dots.
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)
Lots of fun activities await you here.
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.
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)
Lists of Words with online matching games (Grades 1-4)
Memory Game with flashing lights--This game is good for memory as well
as practicing the mouse for students who are having difficulty with hand-eye
coordination. (Grades K-3)
Students will have fun with these songs that teach concepts such as homophones,
vowel sounds, and consonant sounds.
Each story leads into an adventure of related games.
Teaching with the Web
A list of activities for grades 3-5 from Jerrie S. Cheek Educational Technology
Center - KSU Kennesaw, GA
Wacky Web Tales
Students practice parts of speech as they fill in the blanks of stories
for wacky results.