We have compiled a list of standards-based cross curricular web sites designed to enhance online learning. These are interactive educational tools.

 

This web site takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic essay. Users develop an idea and write their own short essay, consisting of an introduction, a two- to three-paragraph body, and a conclusion. The web site provides questions that help to guide users step by step through pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting, and publishing. Completed essays may be transferred to a word processing program, HTML editor, or e-mail application. To begin, click Start Writing Now. Grades 3-12

 

ReviseWise English Reading, Writing, Spelling & Grammar & games


Mortifying Monday Create your own adventure story. Grades 3-8


Character Scrapbook A
reader’s response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Grades 2-5

 

Paragraph Punch Learn the actual steps of writing a paragraph. The web site provides questions that help to guide users through pre-writing, writing, organizing, editing, rewriting, and publishing. Finished essays may be transferred to a word processing program, HTML editor, or e-mail application. To begin, click Start Writing Now. Grades 3-6

 

Enchanted Learning This is a fun educational site for audiences as young as preschool. Some of the areas covered: science, language arts and geography. (Not all pages are interactive.)
Grades Pre-K-3

 

Writing Fun Using text organizers

 

Read Write Think Interactive tools for reading & writing

 

Make Beliefs Comix Create your own comics

 

bookr Create and share your own photobook using Flickr images

 

Magic Pen Story Starters Useful time-filler activity in which the class creates a story together.

 

SpellBee FREE teacher registration. Choose a partner & play a word game. Grades 2-6

 

Spin and Spell Choose a picture and spell the word. Grades 1-3

 


Spelling Time Grades 1-5

 

Spelling Wizard Type in 10 words, then make a word search or word scramble


Spelling City Free register, upload spelling lists, send kids to practice

 

Literacy Center This site, from the Early Childhood Education Network, provides lots of early literacy learning activities for young children, In order to view the webpages you will need Flash Player. Grades Pre-K-K

 

Enchanted LearningThis is a fun educational site for audiences as young as preschool. Some of the areas covered: science, language arts and geography. (Not all pages are interactive.) Grades Pre-K-3

 

Fun BrainThis site contains a variety of educational abd entertaining activities covering areas of math, language arts, social studies, and science. Grades K-6

 

Online Rhyming DictionaryFind a rhyme in no time online! Useful, fun, and fascinating! Grades 1-12.

 

Magnetic PoetryClick and drag to make a poem. Grades 2-4

 

 

 

Building Language for Literacy Online literacy skill activities. This site appears to be a product advertisement but scroll down to click a character to enter the online practice activities of oral language, phonemic awareness, letter knowledge, or concepts of print Grades K-3

 

The Lord of the Rings Exhibition Teachers’ GuideThe activities in this guide put your students in the director’s chair. They encourage the same sort of creativity and ingenuity that Peter Jackson and his team used in making The Lord of the Rings. Grades 5-9

 

Interactive Language Arts ExercisesIncludes: 35 Vocabulary exercises, 43 Grammar exercises, Reading-comprehension exercises, and more. Grades 4+

 

English Grammar Pronouns provides rules, a simple game, and the “gory details” for using pronouns correctly. Grades 3-5

Sadlier-Oxyford Phonics Interactive Phonics and Word Study provides exciting activities for short vowels, long vowels, diphtongs, homonyms, synomyms, diagraphs, suffixes, contractions, and many more! Grades K-5