Ireland Elementary

Reading & Language Arts Links
 
 

 

Storyline Online - Famous actors read great children's stories on video.

 
 
 
Research shows that skilled readers use a set of learning strategies that help them make meaning from text. Into the Book provides you with tools to help elementary students learn to use these strategies in reading, the arts, and across the curriculum.


Starfall.com

A wonderful site for beginning readers that helps students gain reading fluency through reading fun stories with games and multimedia.

BookPALS Storyline Online

Streaming video program featuring famous people reading children’s books aloud.
http://www.storylineonline.net/

PBS Teachers
PBS Teachers is PBS' national web destination for high-quality preK-12 educational resources. Here you'll find materials suitable for language arts in a range of grade levels.
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/readlanguage/

Children's Storybooks Online
Many wonderful free children’s books are available to read at Children's Storybooks Online. Stories span age ranges from preschool, young children, teens. http://www.magickeys.com/books/

Pre-K
The Pre-School Library
The StoryPlace Pre-school Library is full of great activities for you to explore. Choose a theme to start the fun!
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/other.asp

Elementary School
Games
Matching game of letters and sounds (picture of an apple matches with a picture of the letter A)—best suited for first graders or younger.
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/abcmatch/

Matching game where you can sort words by their first letter sound, their short vowel sound, or their long vowel sound—best suited for students in grades 1-3.
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/picturematch/

Website that has a variety of games for students in grades 3-5 to practice various aspects of grammar.
http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/preview/harcourt_language/grammar_park.html

Game where you flip two chips over to create a word (that is made up of a root plus a prefix or a suffix) and then decide where in the paragraph the word fits—best suited for upper elementary students or early middle school students.
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/flip/

Time for Kids Homework Helper – Language Arts
Included are the best Language Arts websites. To see the best sites in a more specific topic, like Biographies or Books & Authors, click on a subtopic.
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/hh/rapidresearch/0,19469,73175,00.html

Bookhive
In the Zinger Tales section you can watch online videos of professional storytellers like Jackie Torrence, Doc McConnell, Tony Tallent, and Donna Washington telling traditional folk tales. Provided by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County.
http://www.bookhive.org/
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