ELA and Reading


Reading Street

Reading Street Unit Projects

 

Grade 3:

https://sites.google.com/a/fallriverschools.org/grade-3-research-endangered-animals/

http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html

https://worldwildlife.org/species/directory?direction=desc&sort=extinction_status

http://www.earthsendangered.com/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/endangered.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endangered_species

 

Grade 4:

Locate potential resources, gather information online/print

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/weather/?ar_a=1

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/stories/spacescience/freaky-forces-of-nature/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Severe_weather

http://www2.ucar.edu/news/backgrounders

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-climate.htm

 

 

Grade 5:

https://sites.google.com/a/fallriverschools.org/grade-5-research-young-inventors/

Click on one of the following sites for information to help you with your research:

http://www.inventivekids.com/category/young-inventors-2/

 http://www.nmoe.org/gallery/

 http://www.inventorsdigest.com/archives/3230

Reading Street Website

Carl's Corner-Links to many reading activities and resources

Mrs. Waltke's Literacy Page

Falmouth Public Schools Reading Street Resources

 

 

 Wacky Web Tales

Create funny tales using various parts of speech.

 


 

Letter Writing

Teaching Resource Center
http://www.trcabc.com/resources/friendly-letter-template-and-lesson-plan/

http://www.joelson.addr.com/letterwriting.htm

http://www.k6edu.com/6thgrade/language_arts/friendly-letter-template.html

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/letter-generator-30005.html


 

Grades K - 5 Activities

 

Lots of activities to practice phonics, reading, spelling, poetry, and comprehension. Links to various websites using popular characters such as Arthur.
http://www.newton.k12.ks.us/tech/second_grade_internet_links1.htm

Jan Brett Activity Pages


Verb Games

http://www.softschools.com/language_arts/grammar/verb/balloon_game/
http://www.funbrain.com/verb/index.html
http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/games/viper/viper.html
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/grammar1.htm#
http://www.learningplanet.com/act/rats/rats3.htm?rats_nounverb

Whiteboard Grammar Activities

Adjective Game

Sheppard Software Adjective Game


Powerpoints about Similies & Metaphors

Similies & Metaphors

More Similies & Metaphors

Contraction Activity


Contraction Concentration


Multiple Meaning game


Interactive games, all subjects-Crickweb

 

Poetry Sites


Fun poetry for children, read, write, act
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

Shape Poems
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/shape/

Aesop's Fables
Website for large collection of Fables
http://www.aesopfables.com/

UMass Site - Animated Fables
http://www.umass.edu/aesop/index.php


Fables retold by Heather Forest
http://www.storyarts.org/library/aesops/index.html

 

 

Read, Write, Think Website

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

Click on Student Materials for collection of Interactive Tools.

Meanings of root words

Chart of English Language Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes

Root words
 

 

 

Biography Topics

Ideas on activities to do with biographies
http://www.kathleenkrull.com/bio38.html

 

 

Spelling Games


Missing Letters Game

Jan Brett Compound Word Activity

 

 

 

Reading Comprehension Practice

http://www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html


Reading comprehension passages, Jefferson Lab (non-fiction)
http://education.jlab.org/reading/index.html



http://gamequarium.org/dir/Readquarium/Comprehension/

 

Genres

Fairy Tales
Listen to Fairy Tales & play games
http://www.grimmfairytales.com/en/main

Fables
Website for large collection of Fables
http://www.aesopfables.com/

Poetry
Hotlist of Poetry Sites and Activities
http://www.kidskonnect.com/Poetry/PoetryHome.html

Poems and Poetry activities for K-8
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

Mystery
Short Mysteries/Chillers to read online
http://kids.mysterynet.com/

 

Capitalization and Punctuation

Grammar Blast Game


Rags to Riches Game 1

Rags to Riches Game 2

 

Parts of Speech & Reading Activities

Harcourt Learning Site - All Subjects

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Listen to Fairy Tales & play games
http://www.grimmfairytales.com/en/main

Nouns
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/la/activities/nouns.html

Interactive Reading Websites
http://www.jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-read.htm

http://www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html

http://resources.kaboose.com/games/read2.html

Main Idea
http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/mainideap24.cfm

 

Dogs

Great site for kids on rescue dogs.
http://www.jcsda.com/kids1.htm

Enchanted Learning Site - Balto, Rescue Dogs and Iditarod Race
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/alaska/iditarod/

Government Rescue Dogs Website
http://www.fbi.gov/kids/dogs/search.htm

Search and Rescue Dog Foundation
http://www.searchdogfoundation.org/98/html/index.html

Story of Balto, the Rescue Dog
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sleddogs/balto.html