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Language Arts for Grades K-3
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Content Standard
READING
Students use the reading process to demonstrate understanding of literary and informational texts.
  1. ABC Order - Determine what letter comes next
  2. Alphabet Bingo a learning activity for children learning the alphabet. To play children must listen for the animated character to say a letter and then click on the corresponding letter in the grid. Children can select from upper-case letters or lower-case letters.
  3. Alphabetical Adventure - Jump over the keys in alphabetical order to help Molly play a tune. (Medium, Hard, Really Hard)
  4. Aesop Fables From Mighty Books
  5. Aesop Fables
  6. Alpha Bricks Identify letters with Alpha Pig. Uses only lower case, only upper case, or mixed depending on your choice.
  7. Alpha Pig Bingo - Find the letters mentioned to uncover a picture. IWB friendly!
  8. Arthur's Website Hosted by PBS, this is the homepage of Marc Brown's Arthur, the aardvark.
  9. Binky's Facts and Opinions Decide if Francine and Buster are saying facts or opinions
  10. Binky's Story Scramble Help Binky put the story in the right order.
  11. Character Scrapbook Use this reader's response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages.
  12. Clifford's Sound Match Activity - Find the words that begin with the same sound as the picture and put them in the box. Sound is available but not necessary
  13. Comic Creator Interactive site that allows students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
  14. Construct-a-Word provides a simple, engaging way for students to generate dozens of different words by first choosing an ending and then adding a beginning letter or blend.
  15. Does it Make Sense? - Help Wellington clean up the sea by clicking and dragging the words to make a new sentence that makes sense. Also try Game 2, Game 3, Game 4 and Game 5.
  16. Dog's Letter Pit Practice spelling words by matching letters to their sound.
  17. Dr. Stripp Sequencing with comics
  18. Folk Tales and Fables From Between the Lions w/ Mini movies
  19. Fuzzy Lion Ears Finish the word by matching the letter to its' sound.
  20. Jan Brett's Home Page Projects for teachers, activities for kids
  21. The Nick of Rhyme - Help Grover find what is missing with rhymes IWB friendly!
  22. Phonics Fun For Early Readers - Clifford the Big Red Dog has some pictures for you to look at. Find the words that begin with the same sound as the large picture.
  23. Picture Match is designed to give new readers practice with identifying beginning-letter and short- and long-vowels sounds through a simple, fun game.
  24. Plot Diagram Interactive organizational tool to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.
  25. Pounce Choose the correct word based on the sound.
  26. River Rhyming BBC Literacy A fun and interactive animated game to help children at KS1 with rhyming words. IWB friendly!
  27. Sadler Phonics Use your knowledge of letters, sounds, and words as you try out the games and activities Teacher recommended!
  28. Sight Word Bingo Listen to the word the BINGO bug speaks and click on the corresponding sight word on the screen. Get four words correct vertically, horizontally or diagonally to get BINGO and win!
  29. SpeakaBoo Short read-alouds, stories go full screen, many stories are free of charge
  30. Storybook Creator This game is about creating a storybook and learning about sentences and what words mean
  31. Story Map The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
  32. Quiet Machine The beginning sounds machine. Pick the word that begins with the sound provided.
  33. Theo's Puzzles - Click a letter to choose a puzzle. Move the puzzle pieces to the right spot in the puzzle to see a picture that starts with that letter. Also hear other words that begin with that letter.
  34. SEUSSVILLE Based on popular Dr. Seuss books. Fun activities. Games require Shockwave
  35. TES Literacy: Traditional Tales Retell tales: fairy, folk and fables
  36. TES Literacy: Narrative Text
  37. Word Wheel 1 a multimedia tool for pupils to explore and develop their skill at blending phonemes in CVC words.
  38. What's the Story? Help decide the who, what, where, when of your story
  39. Word Rhyme - Practice your skill to rhyme with this game. Click on "Go" to begin and find the word that rhymes with what you land on IWB Friendly!!
  40. Word Wheel 2 a multimedia tool for pupils to explore and develop their skill at blending phonemes in words with clusters.

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Content Standard
WRITING
Students use the writing process and use appropriate strategies to write a variety of expressive and expository pieces.
  1. Arcademic Skill Builders Choose Language Arts for games about Antonyms, Synonyms, Vowels, Spelling, Parts of Speech, Verb tense and more.
  2. Alphabet Organizer Students create an alphabet book or alphabet chart with words for each letter of the alphabet. Or choose just one word per letter and upload an image to help early readers make a visual connection between the word and the beginning letter.
  3. Book Cover Guide Students can use the tool to review the parts of a book cover before analyzing how book covers work or creating their own book covers.
  4. Character Scrapbook Use this reader's response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages.
  5. Comic Creator Interactive site that allows students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
  6. Different Types of Poem for Kids Here are some different types of poems to try in your classroom. This site has great definitions and examples of poetry for kids.
  7. Fractured Fairy Tales Students turn familiar fairy tales upside down and inside out—and to have fun.
  8. Haiku
  9. Kerpoof Use the Kerpoof Picture Maker to allow students to create a picture to write a story about or create Kerpoof scenes for students to use as the basis to write a letter about. Use the Kerpoof Movie Maker to allow students to write and produce their own eMovie. (Free Registration Required)
  10. Letter Generator tool is designed to help students learn to identify all the essential parts of a business or friendly letter, and then generate letters by typing information into letter templates.
  11. Little Bird Tales is a good way for younger students to create fiction and non-fiction digital stories: students can upload their own artwork, record their voice, and add text. Web 2.0. Free registration required.
  12. The Magic Key Fun literacy activities
  13. Pattern Sentences Drag the words around to make the pattern sentence. Whiteboard friendly!
  14. Pinky Dinky Do Make your own story with help from Pinky Dinky Do.
  15. Plot Diagram Interactive organizational tool to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.
  16. Poems: Acrostic In this online tool, students can learn about and write acrostic poems.
  17. Poems: Diamante In this online tool, students can learn about and write diamante poems.
  18. Poems: Shape A shape poem is a poem that describes an object and is written in the shape of the object.
  19. Scholastic Story Starter First generate a creative story starter, pick a format, and print your story!!.
  20. Simple Sentences - Click on the words to put them in the correct sentence formation. Words are said aloud to help learn the correct pronunciation of the words too.
  21. See 'N Spell Have fun with magnetic letters.
  22. Spell a Picture from Kerpoof
  23. Spelling City Input spelling lists for your students to use for free spelling help. Teacher Recommended
  24. Storybird Someone starts a Storybird by writing a few words or grabbing a few images. Then the other person takes a turn, adding more words and pictures. In as little as one or two turns they can finish and share a Storybird. They can do it sitting side-by-side or across the country from each other. Web 2.0, Free registration required.
  25. StoryJumper an online tool that makes creative writing fun for kids. Using our interactive workbook and lesson plans, teachers spark students' interest in developing and writing complete stories.
  26. Story Map The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
  27. Wall of Words - Choose your building blocks (5 words or 7 words) and hit start. Build a sentence with the word blocks by clicking and dragging them in the correct order.
  28. Word Tamer Creative writing help. Interactive flash-based website where you “tame words and train stories”. IWB friendly Grades 2-6
  29. Writing with Writers: Poetry Scholastic offers this poetry resource for grades 1–8. There are tips from authors of children’s poetry, a teacher’s guide, step-by-step workshops, and more.

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Content Standard
SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Students use listening and speaking skills for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  1. StoryPlace: The Children's Digital Library StoryPlace, presented in both English and Spanish, offers children the opportunity to view online stories, participate in interactive activities, and print activity pages. Requires Flash plug-in. K-2

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General Language Arts Resources

BBC Interactives for Reading, Writing and Spelling & Grammar

Interactive White Board Games: Language Arts A collection of interactive whiteboard games from PBS KIDS. Works well on White Boards and for individual students.

Keyboard Zoo a fun and educational activity to help early elementary age students learn the keyboard. Children are encouraged to use their index or pointer fingers to match letters on the screen to their keyboards.

Read Write Think offers a collection of online Student Materials to support literacy learning in the K-12 classroom.

Skoolbo This is a must try site which provides an amazing 3D world which teaches English and math core skills. Players race against two other randomly chosen online players of a similar level. The questions start out very easy and adapt to the performance of the player. The questions are read out and some are displayed on the screen. The player just clicks on the correct multiple choice answer to increase their speed. There is a download for PCs and Macs as well as apps for iPad.

Starfall Make the classroom more fun and inspire a love of reading and writing.

 

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