Carol Hurst's Children Literature Site A collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics
Cyberguides Web-delivered units of instruction centered on core works of literature. Each CyberGuide contains a student and teacher edition, standards, a task and a process by which it may be completed, teacher-selected web sites and a rubric
Dositey Fun games and exercises involving interactive lessons for Math and Language Arts
English Online Materials for teaching and learning. Includes links to creating online quizzes and activities.
Every Day Edits Timely paragraphs with ten built-in errors of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, or capitalization.
Free-Reading.net Features a complete set of activities for a typical 40-week core program or specific activities and downloads.
Google LitTripsUses Google Earth to guide readers through the geography of books set in places around the world.
Houghton Mifflin Reading Classroom activities, helpful links, and bibliographies, that support and extend the themes found in Houghton Mifflin Reading for Grades K – 6.
PBS KIDS Island Games and resources for kids, parents, and teachers that guide children through seven different literacy-building levels, including rhyming, letter identification, alliteration, phonics, letter sequencing, phonemic awareness and reading/vocabulary. Requires users to sign up for free account.
Understand Scoring (formerly NCS Mentor) Includes a description of the scoring for grade 5, 8, and high school writing assesment along with anchor papers that students can score and compare to actual scoring.
Vocabulary Videos Provides word and representative images for SAT words, plus video and audio for showing the word being used in context
Reader's Theater Editions Free scripts for reader's theater adapted from stories by Aaron Shepard and others - mostly humor, fantasy, and world tales from a variety of cultures
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