Wonderful Websites!

Here are a variety of websites to use to promote positive reading behaviors. Happy reading (and playing)!Smile


Language Arts Websites

http://www.starfall.com/ – interactive reading activities

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ - practice typing skills

http://www.kbears.com/ - interactive reading activities and games

http://dictionary.reference.com/ - online dictionary and thesaurus; provides multiples languages and word of the day  

http://www.merriam-webster.com/ - online dictionary and thesaurus; English/Spanish dictionary

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/RayLec/spell.htm – Ray’s Spelling and Word Games – downloadable through this website; interactive spelling activities

http://www.abctooncenter.com/  - interactive reading and problem-solving activities

http://www.bookadventure.org/ - book lists available, students can take comprehension quizzes on books, printable activities; Free membership User name: aversboro  Password: owls 

http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/worksheets - allows you to create own handwriting worksheets and print for handwriting practice

http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/magictreehouse/ - interactive and printable reading and writing activities based around The Magic Tree House series

http://www.gigglepoetry.com/ - read a variety of poetry; gain ideas on writing your own poetry

http://www.readwritethink.org/ - lesson ideas for all aspects of language arts

http://www.tumblebooks.com/ - allows you to listen to stories online; subscription needed

www.dolch-words.com  - allows you to create your own worksheets using dolch words (sight words)

http://www.kidsreads.com/index.asp  -  links to author websites and a variety of children's book


Science and Social Studies Websites

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ - social studies and science content area reading and writing, science experiments

http://www.crayola.com/ - science experiments, card and certificate maker, craft lesson ideas


Websites including all subject areas

http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/ - all subject areas, printable worksheets, lesson plans and ideas

http://www.abcteach.com/ - all subject areas, printable activities

http://www.gamequarium.com/readquarium/ - all subject areas, links to author websites, interactive activities  

http://www.tlsbooks.com/ - printable and interactive activities in all subject areas; book reviews  

http://www.rhlschool.com/ - printable reading and math activities

http://www.kindersite.org/ - interactive online games and activities for reading, math, art, music, and problem solving  

http://www.familyeducation.com/home/ - all subject areas; printable handouts, lesson ideas and activities  

http://school.familyeducation.com/ - all subject areas; printable handouts, lesson ideas and activities

http://kids.discovery.com/ - a variety of interactive activities incorporating all subject areas

http://kids.discovery.com/fansites/readysetlearn/readysetlearn.html - early learning interactive games; math, music and art

http://www.brainpopjr.com/ - all subject areas; interactive activities and resources; subscription needed to watch related movies

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/ - all subject areas; printable activities; subscription needed for some resources  

http://www.canteach.ca/ - - all subject areas; lesson ideas and activities; links to a variety of additional resources

http://edhelper.com/ – all subject areas; printable worksheets; subscription needed for some activities


Websites based around television show characters

http://atv.disney.go.com/playhouse/index.html - stories and games about Disney characters

http://www.noggin.com/ - preschool reading activities based around Nick Jr. characters

http://www.nickjr.com/ - reading activities based around Nick Jr. characters

http://www.nick.com/ - activities based around Nickelodeon characters

http://pbskids.org/ - activities based around PBS Kids characters

http://disney.go.com/index - activities based around Disney characters

http://www.sesamestreet.org/home -  activites basaed around Sesame Street characters


Websites with literacy products available for purchase

http://www.learningtoday.com/ - a service that provides educational software

http://www.kindergarden.com/ - provides links to resources available for purchase

http://www.thereadinghelper.com/ - a product available for purchase to help readers follow along with text  

http://www.amazon.com/ - books available for purchase through this website

http://src.scholastic.com/ecatalog – provides a database of Scholastic books for purchase or to check the level of the book


Disclaimer: These websites are not endorsed by Aversboro Elementary but are a collection of suggested websites by teachers and families. Use at your own discretion.