LANGUAGE ARTS LINKS

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Google Lit Trips
National Council of English Teachers
Newseum - front pages of newspapers from around the US
The Literacy Shed - great ideas and resources for teaching visual literacy
Teaching Literature
Read, Write, Think - Student
Starfall - primarily designed for first grade
Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
Book Trailers for Readers - "spotlighting great books for kids and teens"
The Gold Scales - folk tales and legends
To Kill a Mockingbird
Vocabulary Games
Echoes and Reflections - resources on the Holocaust
In Their Own Words - BBC Archives of interviews with remarkable modern writers
Vocabulary Activities
KidsSpell - spelling lessons and activities, make custom spelling lists too
Knoword - fun word recognition game
Vocabulary.com - learn words to improve your vocabulary
Paper Rater - free online paper grader (grammar, spelling, word choice and more)
Lexipedia - where words have meaning
Shmoop - literature study guides
Internet4Classrooms - math and language skills
Youth Voices - discuss global issues with other youth
Word Hippo - online dictionary/thesaurus
MASK - Drama Techniques
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POETRY
The English Room - 30 days of poetry
Romeo and Juliet - wiki acting project
Teacher Planet - World Poetry Day resources

READING
Aesop's Fables
Jean de la Fontaine - fables
Read Me Resources - Boys' literacy
Storyline Online - books read by members of the Screen Actors' Guild
Reading Rockets - teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle
Grimm Fairy Tales - listen to your favourites while reading along
60 Second Recap - videos to explain important aspects of books
Why Read Aloud - W. Collin, wiki
Children's Book a Day Almanac
What Should I Read Next
Author Web Sites
ManyBooks - free ebooks
Children's Books Forever - free children's books in pdf, notebook, or powerpoint format

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COMIC PROGRAMS
ToonDo
BitStrips for Schools


MEDIA
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