Category Archives: Language Arts

Instant Google Searches

We all love google for finding information – it just turns out that they’ve made some information SUPER easy to find! I mentioned using Google as a “Timer” or “5 minute timer” in a previous post, but this article suggests … Continue reading

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Animoto

If you’ve never checked out this site – you are missing out! Create animated videos from still images. A great collection of popular music is available without worry of copyright violation. Apply for the free educators account. Educators get the … Continue reading

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Unite for Literacy – free digital library

Unite for Literacy gives young readers and families access to an abundance of books in digital format. These books celebrate a variety of U.S. and world languages and cultures with the goal of inspiring a life-long love of reading. Choose … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in usesince 2007. Your students can send rice to needy people while studying art, chemistry symbols, English grammar, geography, French, German, Italian, Spanish, basic math, multiplication tables or more.  They even … Continue reading

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Panoramio for virtual field trips

Share and explore the world in photos with Panoramio from Google. Take your students on a global expedition to China or Chile, or you can even let them explore on their own with this web-based, free-to-use site.

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“Magnetic Poetry” using Google Drawings & Slides

An update to a previous post (see below) features “Winter Magnetic Poetry” with Google Slides: http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/winter-magnetic-poetry-with-google-slides/ I just saw this idea from Shake Up Learning and think it’s great for not only Halloween, but anytime! The basic idea is to … Continue reading

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SAS Curriculum Pathways

SAS focuses on curriculum that is difficult to explain to students. They provide online curriculum resources in all the core curriculum for free to grades K-12th.  They feature over 1500 resources, including interactives and primary sources. Be sure to take a … Continue reading

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Readability Test

As you are looking for resources on the web, wouldn’t it be great to know the readability of the webpage? This tool  will allow you to do just that! It also allows you to paste text and have it evaluated. It provides … Continue reading

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Spelling City

There are over 42,000 words with sentences and definitions already on this site. You can put in your own list or use one of theirs to practice your spelling or Dolch words. It will teach the words, let you play 25 … Continue reading

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ReadWorks.org

We’ve shared this site before, but I don’t want anyone to miss it! They provide Reading passages and associated question sets for all grades K-12 as well as lessons – all aligned with standards! It’s also completely free, so check … Continue reading

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