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    Check Out These Web Sites... 

     

    http://www.spellingcity.com

    This is a terrific website for spelling practice.  It has options for teaching, testing, and playing games with weekly words.  Just click on my name at the top of the page, and select your list, or if your list does not appear, you can type in your weekly spelling list and start to practice.  Click on your list, and you will have the following options:  Teach Me, Test Me, Play A Game.  Give each one a try, and have fun!

     

    http://www.readingrockets.com

    This site offers wide variety of resources.  There is a great section on how to help struggling readers and a fabulous list of children's books and authors. Many different reading topics are covered with links to even more resources! It is a terrific site for parents, but it also offers a "Fun Stuff" tab with Reading Adventure Packs, Downloadables, Web Widgets, Writing Contests, and more.

     

    http://www.magickeys.com/books/

    This is an excellent site for children of all ages.  It offers online storybooks for kids to read and many are interactive.  There are games, puzzles, riddles, and lots more.

     

    http://www.busyteacherscafe.com

    This site is useful for teachers, but it has a terrific Reading section which parents will find helpful because it offers great ideas and even actual templates for book report forms, story maps, vocabulary logs, graphic organizers, and more.

     

    http://www.gigglepoetry.com

    You'll find lots of hilarious poems, poetry contests and more here.  This entire site is geared toward providing children with a place where they can find funny poetry.  Fun features include ask the poet, poetry theater, and read and rate.

     

    http://www.aaronshep.com

    This is author Aaron Shepard's website, and it offers loads of treats and resources for teachers, children, and parents.  He has resources for storytelling, reader's theatre, myths and legends, writing tips, and even a parent page.

     

    http://www.MrsPerkins.com

    This is a helpful site for sight word lists and flashcards to review sight words.  If your child is having difficulty with basic sight words, this site is sure to be a winner.

     

    http://www.scholastic.com

    Scholastic books has a wonderful parent page with quick links, book recommendations, articles, and activities to encourage and enrich family reading time.  For kids, there are games, videos, a blog, and the latest on new book releases and current authors.

     

    http://www.glogster.com/edu

    Kids can get creative and design an interactive poster about the book they are reading - complete with video and sound clips - and share it with their friends!

     

    http://www.funbrain.com

    Funbrain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids in grades K-8.  There are activities for math, grammar, science, spellng, history, and more!  They even offer homework help and parenting advice.

     

    http://www.readwritethink.org

    This site provides teachers and students access to high quality resources in reading and language arts instruction.  It also offers excellent links to a multitude of other reliable sites/resources.

     

    http://www.sightwords.com

    This is a terrific site that has all of the Dolch sight words lists on it. You can print off flashcards or try any of the great variety of games that they have to practice sight words.  They include easy-to-follow directions as well as how-to videos and the parts for the games are a snap to download. 

     

    http://wegivebooks.org

    This site offers e-books that the children can click on and read.  There is a wide variety of books both fiction and non-fiction.  The wonderful thing about this site is that for every book we read, books are donated to students in need. 

     

    http://getepic.com

    This site is similar to wegivebooks.org, but it has many books that are also available in audio form so that the children can listen to the book as they read it.  They also have a terrific selection of books.

     

    This is a fantastic site that we use at school often.  Students can choose from a terrific assortment of fiction and non-fiction books on their independent reading level.  Kids can opt to have the story read to them or to read it on their own, and there are comprehension questions at the end of every story.  Students who see me for Title I Reading can use this site to get their Accelerated Reader points for their language arts classes.  Each of my students has a log-in that can be used at home to access this site.  

     

    http://www.rif.org

    Reading Is Fundamental is a website that provides excellent resources for teachers and parents.  RIF's mission is to provide children with access to high quality literature, enriching literacy resources, and motivational activities.  You can access free e-books, activity calendars and much more!  Many of the activities are geared toward younger children, but they would be great for our middle school students to do with their younger brothers or sisters.   

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

     

     

     
     
     
Last Modified on August 21, 2017