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Language Arts Information
Scholastic’s parent site is a great
place to start when you are looking for information about reading.
Rockets is a PBS site that also gives
parents great tips for helping your child.
Mem Fox is not only a writer of
children’s books, she is a writer that advocates for children. Her website contains family reading
activities, audio of her reading aloud her books, and her writing about the
reading process to help parents understand from a child’s point of view.
ReadWriteThink is a wonderful resource
that provides parents with podcasts, at-home activities, and grade-specific
tips and hints to help your child with their reading and writing skills. To get
started, click on the “Parent and After-school Resources” tab and select your
child’s grade level.
English Dictionary is great for kids who need a definition in kid-friendly
Book Wizard is a fast and easy way to
find book titles that match your child’s independent reading level.
Select the “Search by Reading Level” tab to begin your search.
Seussville is the online home of everything Seuss. The site changes but always includes
information about Dr. Seuss’s books, games that explore the Seuss world, and
information on how adults and children can explore the world of reading.
Games for Kids has a broad collection
of games on topics from the ABC’s to analogies.
This site includes free online games for many subject areas.
Resource is a site where you can
print games that will help your child to learn to read and to learn sound
Tribune is a free educational
resource offered by the Smithsonian for grades K-12 students and teachers. The site is a terrific resource for
informational reading. It includes daily
news with text, photos, and graphics about current events, history, art,
culture, and science.
Scholastic offers on-going opportunities
for students to publish work online.
This link will take you straight to the page where you can review their
guidelines and submit your work.
Grammaropolis is a great site for a quick grammar review. The site gives simple definitions for the
most basic parts of speech. It also
provides simple games and quizzes to help your child review.
IXL provides on-grade-level practice for the grammar your
child will be asked to know. To begin,
choose your child’s grade level and which skill you would like to review.
Rice is a site with two missions: to
help people gain a larger vocabulary and to feed people. This game is simple – choose a synonym for
the challenge word and the site will give you a harder word.