Category Archives: language arts

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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Inklewriter – write and publish free interactive stories

This site is for teachers at all grade levels and any subject area. Students can write their story and create interactive components, then publish it. Inklewriter

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Visuwords – graphical online dictionary

Teach meaningful vocabulary with this online graphical dictionary. Look up a specific word or choose a random word and watch as the diagram forms to reveal definitions, synonyms, and more. Visuwords

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ReadWorks.org

If you haven’t already discovered this awesome site, you need to check it out! “ReadWorks is committed to solving the nation’s reading comprehension crisis by giving teachers the research-proven tools and support they need to improve the academic achievement of … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps from ReadWriteThink

ReadWriteThink is a well-respected site developed by the International Reading Association and the NCTE.It is also part of the Thinkfinity consortium.  While they’ve provided wonderful, standards-based reading and language arts resources for many years, they now have apps for both … Continue reading

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Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International Toastmasters International offers several short free videos of tips and instructions for public speaking. You can watch tips to help you manage your fear, do a job interview, engage your audience, and more. Go to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Memrise

Memrise This is an educational website to help students learn anything that requires them to memorize it. It has already prepared lessons or you can make your own. They have foreign languages, history, science, math, geography, arts, and literature.

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