The Week In Pictures
Use this as a writing prompt or point of conversation, descriptive writing,
Student dictionary, buzzword vocabulary word of the day; By subscribing to
this website, you obtain a word of the day along with activities to use with
that word (finding the meaning using context clues, word origin). Use for
daily oral language activities.
Web English Teacher
Links to resources for literacy, literature, grammar, Shakespeare, study
guides, poetry, mythology, folklore and more.
These online lessons explain what a biography should be and walk writers
through questioning, learning, synthesis, and storytelling. The site includes
embedded links to relevant Internet resources and tips for effective writing.
Game Goo from Learning That Sticks
Language arts activities with sound including letter recognition, antonyms,
poetry concepts and more.
Good Night Stories
An interactive site where students can write endings to stories, choose
different directions within a story or create “mad lib” silly stories.
Students can create strange animals and describe them or write a story for
oral and written expression. Students can compare and contrast their
creations with real animals and decide what features would be advantageous
and which features would be a disadvantage for the animal. Teachers could
tell students to create an animal that could do specific things or have the
greatest ability in something.
Write haikus, free verse, limericks, and cinquain.
Click on poets to hear them read.
The Listening Booth
Poetry read by poets
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