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RESOURCES

 

There are thousands of websites available to students and parents to reinforce and review your Language Arts skills. Here are a few of our favorites!

 

 

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Reading Sites

 

  • Free Flash Games for language, grammar, vocabulary, and phonics practice.

  • Here is a site where you can practice multiple language arts skills. It is highly recommended by students at Valley Charter School: Language Arts Games for Kids 

  • Reading practice for ELL students (Spanish, French, German, Italian, English)

  • KidsReads.com is like a giant online book club for kids. Share favorite books, write reviews, read reviews, talk about favorite books, series, and authors. Sponsored by Disney.

  • Another book club for kids can be found at the RandomHouse website for kids.  Students can participate in book adventures and activities from "the Magic Treehouse", "Junie B. Jones,"  "Nate the Great," and other series.

  • For student practice of Greek and Latin Roots, visit this Quia site.

  • Or visit Scholastic's Go for the Gold: It's Greek to Me  site to practice Greek word roots at two levels.

 

Reading Tools for Parents

 

Grammar Resources

 

  • Stufun.com is a fun site with kid-friendly

  • The lyrics to the Schoolhouse Rock grammar can be found at this site. You can also click on the titles at the bottom of the page to hear the songs.

 

Spelling

 

  • KidSpell.com has multiple resources and activities to improve student spelling.

  • Students can practice spelling at FunBrain.com. Click for links to ALL of their online games, sorted by topic.

  • Vocabulary and Spelling City is a great site where you can practice spelling and vocabulary words.  You can even create flash cards for special vocabulary lists.

 

Writing Contests

 

  • For a page filled with outstanding reading and writing contests for your students, visit the Scholastic Contest page. Students can interact with authors, recommend new story ideas, illustrate new books, or write books, stories and letters to win one of the contests on this page.

 

Reference Tools

 

  • Merriam Webster's online dictionary and thesaurus.

  • One Look allows you to look up words in multiple online dictionaries at once

  • By using the Visual Thesaurus, students can finally see the definition and connotation of each synonym generated. Or students can easily click on any of the synonyms on the screen to open a new search for words that have that specific connotation.

  • For all the poets, be sure to bookmark this rhyming dictionary

  • To create bibliographies for your reports and research papers, you may want to visit Easy Bib, a free online advanced bibliography maker.