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ELA Resources

Alphablocks Cartoon Phonics for Kids- (P)

Big and Small Letters Video- Youtube channel, and has more great videos. (P)

Blue Ribbon Readers- These interactive activities are designed to improve word recognition and
encourage reading comprehension in readers in kindergarten through fifth grade. (P) (I)

Children Library of the World The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world. (I) (M)

Cookie- On-line Games for Phonics and Sight Words (P)

FunBrain Reading- lots of interactive lessons for grammar labs, centers, and SmartBoards. (P) (I)

Fun English Games- Use the dictionary to answer these scenarios. (I) (M)

Fun Fonix- Phonics activities and printables. (P) (I)

Grammar Games- Interactive games for lab sessions, centers,  or Smartboards.  (I) (M)

Hoot - A scholastic interactive about the book by Carl Hiaasen. (I) (M)

Into the Book - Practice reading strategies for students, site also links to teacher lessons. (I) (M)
Literature Circles Packet - This resource includes ideas and organizers for literature circles.  (I) (M) (H)

Mrs. Nussbaum - this shares all her great k-6 activities. (P) (I) (M)
No Nonsense Grammar - Short video clips, resources, and activities that focus on grammar. (P) (I) (M) 
RIF Reading Planet- lessons and games for all components from Reading is Fundamental (P) (I) (M)
Reading Comprehension -This site is a goldmine! It has everything a teacher needs to teach comprehension including  Power Points,, games…the works! (I) (M) (H)

Read To Me- Books read by performers. There are activity guides with hands-on ideas, discussion questions, and lesson plans that can easily be adapted to the Common Core State Standards.

Read Write Think- Sponsored by the International Reading Assoc. provides effective research based resources by grade level. (P)(I)(M)(H)

Scholastic - This is a great starting point for the site.  Can lead you to current events, units, and free materials. (P) (I) (M) (H)

Sesame Street-  Interact and learn with Big Bird and his gang. (P)

Shepard Software- interactive games to boost vocabulary (P) (I)

Starfall- This is the free version full of great phonics and sight word activities. (P)

Storybird- Digital Storytelling at its finest.  Write, read, discover, share books you will always remember.

Storyline Online - Books read by celebrities.

StoryNory- free audio books (I) (M) (H)

Toon University- Comprehension game and helps with focus. (P) (I) (M)

Turtle Diary- Great resource for phonics games, digital stories, and grammar. (P) (I) (M)

Wonderopolis- Non-fiction text about various "topics of the day".

Youngzine- On-line newsmagazine of current events. (I) (M) (H) 
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