ELA

911 Writers Block

http://www.webook.com/911writersblock

Online help when you are stumped for character details, opening lines, verbs,
settings, and dialogue.
Between the Lions

http://pbskids.org/lions/

Contains stories, videos, games and more to encourage beginning readers.
Bookadventure

http://bookadventure.org/

A reading motivation program for students grades K – 8.
 
Crazy Libs

http://rinkworks.com/crazylibs/

Select various words and parts of speech to fill in the blanks, then read the story…
makes for humorous tales.
 
The Dialectizer

http://rinkworks.com/dialect/

Take text and change the dialect to Redneck, Elmer Fudd, Jive or Pig Latin!
Digital Book Talk

www.digitalbooktalk.com

Website sponsored by the University of Central Florida showcasing book trailers
made by students.

Fun Brain

http://www.funbrain.com 

Interactive games for early learners of math and language arts.

Fun with Words

http://rinkworks.com/words/

Unique trivia that celebrates the English language.
Giggle Poetry

http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

A variety of humorous poems for classroom use.
Glogster

www.edu.glogster.com

Online poster/blog – great for book summaries and as an alternative to other
traditional project
s.
Google Lit Trips

http://www.googlelittrips.org/

Use Google Earth to teach literature.
Grammar Book

http://www.grammarbook.com

Free grammar tools such as rules, commonly confused words and grammar and
punctuation videos.
Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips

http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/

Written in a manner that is easy for teens to relate, offers tips for better writing.
Also, available via podcasts
.
Interactives

http://www.learner.org/interactives/

Cross-curricular online activities in a variety of subject areas, grades 2 – 12.
Make Beliefs Comix

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com

Create digital comics, excellent for creative writing activities.
Newseum

http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/

Showcases the front pages of daily newspapers from around the world in its
original form.
Newspaper Clipping Generator

http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp

Allows you to write your own “make-believed” newspaper article and “publish it”.
New York Times Learning Page

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/index.html

News summaries, “on this day”, word of the day and more.
Poetry 4 Kids

http://www.poetry4kids.com

Rhyming dictionary, poetry samples, games and lessons.
Read, Write, Think

http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp

Student materials of interactive games to supplement a variet
y of lessons.
RIF Reading Planet

http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/

Created by Reading Is Fundamental, offers games, activities and animated books.
Schooltime Games

http://schooltimegames.com/index.html

Variety of online games to supplement instruction in various subjects.
Smithsonian Educators

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/index.html

Tons of educational resources on many topics supported by the Smithsonian
Center for Education and Museum Studies.
Spelling City

http://www.spellingcity.com/

Uses your own spelling words to practice.
Starfall

www.starfall.com

Beginning reading activities and games.
Student News

http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

Recap of today’s CNN headlines appropriately created for kids.
The Week in Rap

http://www.theweekinrap.com 

A week's worth of news, rapped. New every Friday.
Tikatok

http://www.tikatok.com/

Website allows kids to write and illustrate stories. Story creation is free.
Toon Doo

www.toondoo.com

A comic creation website, great for creative writing.
Up to Ten

http://www.uptoten.com

Coloring, storybooks and games.
Visuwords

http://www.visuwords.com

Online graphic dictionary – very cool!
VozMe

http://vozme.com/index.php?lang=en

Changes typed text to an audio file.
Word Central

http://www.wordcentral.com/

Created by Merriam-Webster’s, offers daily buzzword, build your own dictionary
and games.
Wordle

http://www.wordle.net/

Create word clouds, great for spelling or vocabulary.
Writing Fix!

http://www.writingfix.com/

Interactive prompts, lessons and resources to encourage writing.
Zimmer Twins

http://www.zimmertwins.com

Great website for writing prompts! Gives you a snippet of animation action
followed by a question.