Reading Resources for Kids
Reading and LA Resources
This site contains a list of reading and language arts practice and learning sites for grades kindergarten through fifth by specific skill.
https://ep-storytown.wikispaces.com/1st_Grade Star Fall: Learn to Read The Starfall reading program is designed to be fun, exciting, and to instill confidence in young children as they learn to read. The website and companion printed materials are clear and effective tools for implementing proven teaching methods. Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade. http://www.starfall.com/n/level-a/learn-to-read/load.htm?f BBC Schools: Words and PicturesThe interactive games and print off activities on this site address phonological awareness, word recognition and sight high-frequency words and other familiar words. Be sure to incorporate the Print and Do activities with each lesson and/or activity. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml Interactive Phonics and Word Study Center
Phonics and Word Study Practice for Pre-K to 6th grades. There are also links to many other reading-related sites. The Sadlier-Oxford Phonics and Word Study web pages offer free online interactive games, challenges, and links for students, information, resources and links for teachers, and guidance for families of children learning new phonics and word study skills.
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm I Know That: Phonics
Three different games provide practice with long and short vowels, blends, dipthongs, diagraphs, and various other phomenes. Be sure to click on the Language Arts button to access vocabulary skills, sentence structure and punctuation practice for older kids.
http://www.iknowthat.com/com/Search?Search=phonics Higher Order Thinking Skills Tutor and Practice
Students get practice in analyzing data, critical thinking, reading in the content area, communication skills, and literacy skills through the social studies subject area.
http://www.phschool.com/curriculum_support/ss_skills_tutor/# Between The Lions: Kids Site
Online and Off Line Activities to practice reading skills such as: phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Click on the Between the Lions Logo to access e-stories.
http://pbskids.org/lions/parentsteachers/site/guide.html Word Build and Bank
Using Word Build & Bank, students generate words by adding a beginning letter or blend to a word ending. This engaging tool helps students with letter-sound correspondence.
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/student_material.asp?id=3 Dolch (Sight Words) Activities
Printable flashcards for Pre-School - Third Grade with accompanying ideas for using the flashcards.
http://www.kidzone.ws/dolch/index.htm Mrs. Perkins First-Grade Dolch Page
Provides the sight words in several formats: lists, flashcard, and Power Point presentation by grade level.
http://www.mrsperkins.com/dolch.htm Wall of Words
Sentence Construction....Drag words to build a sentence (Grades1-4)
http://fen.com/studentactivities/WallOfWords/wow19.html The Magic Key
The Magic Key website is aimed at children aged 5-6 years and covers sentence and text level work in a new and imaginative way. The games provide practice in punctuation, capital letters, making sentences and more.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/index.shtml Literacy Activities for Primary Students
Includes Phonics, Rhyming Words, Alphbetical Order, Spelling, Pronouns, Conjunctions, Synonyms, Punctuation, and Sentence Structure. Printable follow-up activities accompany each exercise.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/literacy/ Power Proofreading
Provides spelling, grammar and punctuation practice in a proofreading format for grades 2-5. Online help is available. Very good!
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/proof.htm Proofreading Makes Perfect
Students are required to read passages in order to find mistakes in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage.