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Seesaw. Solving the Reading Comprehension Crisis. Connect - Free Sentence Structure Activities. Localingual: listen to the voices of the world. Digital Flashcards - Teach Your Monster To Read. Newswordy: Words. Spoken™ - Where the world finds a voice. No Nonsense Grammar. The Electric Company. Over thirty years ago, an educational television show dared to speak to youth in the voice of their generation.

The Electric Company

The Electric Company turned on the power of possibility for kids by showing them that learning to read can be fun. In 2009, the power surged back with the all-new The Electric Company. The show aims to entertain children between 6 and 9 while simultaneously teaching the following four crucial areas of literacy that are challenging for struggling readers: 1. Decoding: Children will increase their ability to manipulate sounds in spoken words and map the words to print. 2. 3. 4. Discover The Electric Company community events across the nation! Play "Prankster Planet. " The Poem Farm: Line Breaks and White Space in Poems.

White Space Photo by Amy LV After a year of daily poems and strategy ideas.

The Poem Farm: Line Breaks and White Space in Poems

I will be revisiting one strategy/technique for each day of April. Today's thought is: pay attention to line breaks and white space when you read and write poems!

Writing activities

Twine / An open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. Commonlit. Newspaper Map. PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software. Storybird - Artful Storytelling. Inklewriter. Toasted Calendar.

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New K-12 Poems and Question Sets

English news and easy articles for students of English. English news and easy articles for students of English. Reading Bear: free phonics & vocabulary...learn to read for free! Play and Learn English Language Games. Passages for Building Reading Stamina. Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister The Solution to Reading Comprehension Search form ReadWorks Passages for Building Reading Stamina Share now!

Passages for Building Reading Stamina

Print 2nd Grade "Making Piano Fun" Word Count: 1231 Lexile: 560.

Letter Writing

PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative. StoryMap JS - Telling stories with maps. E-Books from Bill Zimmerman. Words I Wish Someone Had Saidto Me As a Kid I wrote this book of encouraging words to help young people as they make their way in the world.

e-Books from Bill Zimmerman

Every girl and boy needs to hear such words. I know I did. You see, I lost my father when I was very young and missed hearing the words that a child needs to hear from his or her dad. Growing up, I tried hard to imagine the things he would have said to guide me if he were around. Writing the letter helped me that day and I continued to write more letters in the voice of a father talking to a child. If you’re a young person reading this book, think of each page as a personal letter of caring words from me to you, like the ones an older friend or relative might say to you.

Research Skills

Graphic novel/comic creators. About. Comic Master. Language Arts. Could you win the National Spelling Bee? Storyboard That: The World's Best FREE Online Storyboard Creator. The Electric Company. The Magical World of Russian Fairy Tales: Baba Yaga. Five Sentence ChallengeFive Sentence Challenge. The 100 WC prompt is published on Sundays.

Five Sentence ChallengeFive Sentence Challenge

The 5SC prompt is posted every two weeks on Thursday evenings. Children write their pieces in class These are posted to the class blog The URL of the POST (not the blog URL) is linked to the for that prompt. Please make sure you link to the right prompt! Spell Up. Namez. Quadblogging - Sign up. MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Program. Hemingway. Synonyms Dictionary at Trend Watch - Merriam-Webster Online. Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippo. Book Recommendations (USA)

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Google Lit Trips for Young Readers

Reading About Reading Kind Words Site Map Site Search Videos About GLT Make Way for Ducklings Sunday, March 9, 2014 BUILT WITH“This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time... Read more... Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Bud (like a plant, not short for 'Buddy', as he determinedly tells everyone) is a motherless boy on... Number the Stars by Lois Lowry Thursday, May 16, 2013 “Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war....

Lost! Wednesday, April 10, 2013 When a small boy on his way to school, befriends a lost bear, they wind up on an incredible journey... Sam Patch, Daredevil Jumper written by Julie Cummins Illustrated by Michael Allen Austin Thursday, January 31, 2013 “Folks say that when Sam Patch was born, he jumped right into his mother's arms.

MyReadingMapped™ Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans in History, English, Science for High School, Middle School, Elementary, Home School. The We Do Listen Foundation. Your Road to Better Grammar. Word Sense. Things to Think About.