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Language Arts

  • Starfall - (K-2) Phonemic awareness, phonics, reading
     
  • Story Place - (PreK - 4) A great online reading site. Animated and personalized stories!
     
  • Roy, The Tale of the Signing Zebra - (K-2) A great site for early literacy.
     
  • Spelling City - A GREAT site for spelling practice and testing!
     
  • Storynory- A fantastic resource for K-6 literature based podcasts.
     
  • Bookwink - (3 +) Bookwink connects kids in Grades 3 through 8 with books that will make them excited about reading. The videos are approximately 3 minutes long and are updated monthly. Each video booktalk is about a different topic, and additional read-alikes can be found on the Bookwink website. You can look for books by subject, grade level, author or title. Bookwink is constantly updating the booklists with our newest favorite books.
     
  • MadLibs - (2 +)
     
  • Charlotte's Web Learning Games (3rd) - Activities aligned with the favorite 3rd grade novel study.
     
  • Tumblebooks - Online collections of books, read-along books, and online audio library (school subscription needed)
     
  • Kids Spelling Games - Free spelling games designed to improve students ability to learn and retain spelling words. Spelling lists can be computer generated or custom.
     
  • BBC Literary Resource - Activities are age divided and designed to increase student’s English language skills.
     
  • Bookadventure - Sylvan Learning created site to motivate kids to learn. This site will help students find appropriate reading, help them make booklists and quiz the books students have read
     
  • GrimmFairytales - Folk and fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. Read and hear interactive, narrated, animated stories. Children's literature and folklore classics featuring animals, princesses, magic, and fabulous creatures!
     
  • Storylineonline - This site offers on-line streaming video programs featuring celebrities reading children’s books aloud. Each book includes activities and lesson ideas
     
  • Anthology of Poetry - Have your short story or poetry published! The Anthology of Poetry, Inc. champions the written word in all of its forms
     
  • Poetry Templates and Examples - (2 +) Instant Poetry for Students. Templates and examples for over 50 types of poetry.
     
  • Suggested Summer Reading - Suggested summer reading
     
  • TeachingBooks.net TeachingBooks.net is an online collection of K12multimedia author and book resources
     
  • California Young Reader Medal Websites
     
  • Children's Online Literature
     
  • Author's Fair Websites
     
  • Book Hive - Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Public Library find-a-book resource
     
  • Story Place - (Pre K-3) The ultimate Children's Digital Library. Explore their pages full of stories and activities for young children and old.
     
  • Writers' Window-  Writers' Window is a site for school aged young writers (aged from 5 to 18) to publish their writing.