Category Archives: Language Arts

Animaps

Make your own informative, animated map or enjoy watching the maps made by others. You do not need an account to watch, but you do need an account to save your own.  To create an account all you need is … Continue reading

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Six Virtual Field Trips to Give Lesson Plans a Boost by Allie Gross

Are you looking for a virtual field trip for your classroom? One or all of these may just fill the bill. Six Virtual Field Trips to Give Lesson Plans a Boost

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Grammar Bytes

Learning grammar is easy and fun on this site full of practice exercises, video lesson, presentations, and quizzes. Grammar Bytes

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Common Core Explorer

Looking for ways to integrate more technology into the Common Core standards? This site will offer lots of possibilities. Multiple web tools and apps are aligned to specific common core standards. Not all tools are free, but they have all … Continue reading

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Open Library

Do you know about this site? Alabama participates in their lending library. They have over 200,000 you can borrow and over 1,000,000 for free download. You can search by subject, keyword,  or author. Once you find a book, you can … Continue reading

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Teacher Channel

Inspired Teaching, Inspiring Classrooms.  Check out this video showcase with high-quality, student appropriate videos. Register for your FREE teacher account and gain access to ELA  & Literacy Common Core resources. In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, you can enter their … Continue reading

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The Epic Ebook Guide

The title says it all. This site will tell you where to find free or inexpensive ebooks, what type you need for each device, how to download, and how to publish your own. The Epic Ebook Guide

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ReadWorks.org (update)

We have highlighted this site before but they have just released 52 brand new reading passages for Earth Day – April 22. There are passages for every grade level K-8th and they have their lexile levels on them. Use this … Continue reading

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Annennberg Learner Interactives

This is a very interesting, useful site. You choose the age level, the subject and the audience. It will then show you a list of interactive sites to use with your students. You will have to see this one. I … Continue reading

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Google Story Builder

We ran across this cool tool that we think both teachers and students will love! It is very simple – you do not login and you cannot save your work to continue later, just create a digital story and share the … Continue reading

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