Category Archives: Language Arts

CommonLit

According to Common Sense Education: “CommonLit’s adaptive reading toolbar makes text accessible for students at a variety of reading levels and language abilities. It’s perfect for English language learners and struggling readers. Every passage — printed in PDF format or … Continue reading

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The Art of Storytelling

Khan Academy is filled with useful tools to help students of all ages learn all types of things. Just this week, a free storytelling class from Pixar was added that many should be able to use: creative writing to digital storytelling. https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar/storytelling

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Grammar Infographic

This infographic will lead you to many useful sites related to English grammar. From basic rules and phrases to hundreds of words to use instead of “very” or “said.” Lots of lists that will be useful to anyone who teaches … Continue reading

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Interactive Language Arts: Analogies

Here’a a whole page of games that teach/review analogies. Intended for middle school age students.         http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/analogies_language_arts_seventh_7th_grade.htm

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Nearpod

Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool for your classroom. The teacher can develop presentations that can contain Quiz’s, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, and direct links to Web Content. Many ready-to-teach lessons are also available. It is great for small-group or … Continue reading

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Kahoot! Game-based Classroom Response System

Kahoot! is a must-have tool for classrooms that are BYOD or 1:1. Sign up for your FREE account, then create your quiz, discussion, or survey using any device – laptop, iPad, iPhone, Chromebook, or Android. Participants join your Kahoot! without … Continue reading

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History Resources

If you teach history from any period of time, you need to check out the extensive list from Internet4Classrooms. Some of the sections include: Black History, American History, World & Ancient History and even Jewish History. http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_history.htm

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Thanksgiving Resources

Internet4Classrooms has compiled a collection of resources for learning about and celebrating Thanksgiving. The picture is from Scholastic’s “The First Thanksgiving” and yet another site will teach you how to “talk like a pilgrim.” There are many other resources that … Continue reading

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OpenEd

OpenEd  Free resource with”world’s largest collection” of  videos and games aligned to Standards. Parent and teachers can easily search by standard to find resources for their students. It also has a large question item bank sorted by standards. You can … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in use since 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 … Continue reading

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