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    INTERACTIVE LESSONS FOR STUDENTS!
     
    Grade level lessons incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first grade activities are equipped with sound to enhance understanding.
     
    MAKE ELA PRACTICE FUN!
     
    IXL's ELA skills are aligned to the 2011 Massachusetts Curriculum Framework (Common Core). IXL automatically tracks student progress and displays proficiency scores in the state standards reports. These reports allow you to quickly evaluate student aptitude and identify trouble spots.

    ALPHABET ORGANIZER:
    http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/alphabet/

    Create your own alphabet charts for your classroom and/ or bulletin boards with this online tool. Choose from several options and then print out the results.

    CATCH THE SPELLING THIEF!
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/home_y6flash.shtml

    Kate and Nadim must investigate stolen jewels and solve the crime, but the only way they are going to get it done is to take on some spelling challenges in this online game. "Y" endings, double consonants, plural nouns, prefixes and suffixes, and apostrophes are all included.

    GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS:
    http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/

    This site has it all covered for any number of graphic organizers for classroom use. Try an Inverted Triangle, a Garden Gate, an Ice Cream Cone, or how about the Idea Wheel?

    READING ONLINE:
    http://www.starfall.com/

    This site offers reading selections online for levels from preschool through second grade, on a wide variety of topics. Click on the Snowman for an interactive story where students get to dress the snowman.

     

    WORD WALL STORIES:
    http://pbskids.org/lions/

    Print and cut out these words for your students to create a story, using as many of the given words as they can incorporate. You can also implement this activity with any of your weekly word walls, reinforcing word recognition, spelling, and writing skills as well.

    PHONICS ONLINE:
    http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm

    Have your students practice phonics skills several of these online learning games, covering PreK through sixth grade. From memory picture matching, to alphabet practice, long vowels, r-controlled words, digraphs, contractions, or context clues, there are a wide variety of challenges to hone spelling and reading skills.

    Student Resource

    FREE STUDENT RESOURCES BY DISCOVERY EDUCATION:
    http://www.discoveryeducation.com/students/index.cfm?campaign=flyout_students

    Discovery Education offers free student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to take a look at our interactive games, videos, contests, virtual labs and activities designed to help you dive deeper into a topic —and have fun too!

    LANGUAGE ARTS INTERACTIVE SITES:
     
     
     
    All of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place!
     
    VOCABULARY LEARNING:
    Vocabulary.co.il is a leading vocabulary website worldwide with the best flash online word games. The vocabulary games include an online word search, an online crossword puzzle, and hangman online (our version is called HangMouse). Users choose the vocabulary list that the online word game will use in the word game. The vocabulary games are popular for word games to build vocabulary skills in classrooms.
    LETTERS, NUMBERS & MORE:
    http://www.abcya.com/

    All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.
     
    Grammar Ninja is a cool and a fun game that helps you practice parts of the speech. You can choose among three different levels to work. In the game, you choose the correct parts of the speech as you read each sentence. - See more at: http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5736#disqus_thread