Language ArtsWriting ResourcesRead.Write.Think Student Interactives- Writing tools such as timeline makers, poetry tools and more!Figment- A community where you can share your writing with others!Teen Ink- A magazine, website and books written by teens for teensChateau Meddybemps- Young Writers WorkshopZigZagZine- An Electronic magazine for and by kids!Reading Resources
Lit Pick-LitPick provides free electronic books to students in grades 4-12. Students take on the role of a book critic, reading books, developing and posting reviews anonymously on the LitPick site where other students can read them. Members can also participate in the LitPick threaded discussion forum with authors, publishers, publicists, and parents who are interested in learning about YA literature.
Youngzine is a child-centered website that provides articles, images, and videos about world news, science and technology, society and arts, movies, and books. School-age children are encouraged to respond to the content and may submit articles, short stories and book reviews. All content is reviewed by Youngzine’s editors and updated every two weeks. Grades K-8.Book Crossing- Find books, share books, and meet fellow book loversProject Gutenburg- Free EBOOKS to downloadThe Internet Database of Fiction- Book reviews and more!Biography.com- Famous Biographies
Poetry4kids- This is Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry Playground. You can find funny poems, games, contests, lessons, a rhyming dictionary, and links to other poetry sites.
The Poem Machine- There are blanks that allow a person to type in various parts of speech and then choose a type of poem to be created. Similar to Madlibs.
The Poem Machine
Reading Matrix- This database includes interactive online reading activities from around the Web.
Kaboose- Fun for Kids! Online Games with Reading.
Gamequarium- Phonics and phoneme activities.
Spin and Spell- A site which provides an enjoyable way to spell for children everywhere!
Spin and Spell
Storyline Online- The screen actors guild association provides you with an online streaming video program of books read aloud.
Giggle Poetry- Lots of funny poems, poetry contests and more! Ideas for educators on teaching poetry in fun and interesting ways.
4th/5th grade Figurative Language Session links: