LAST UPDATED 10/1/17: EXTRA HELP OR ENRICHMENT WHEN YOU NEED IT!

LANGUAGE ARTS LINKS

Analogy Practice:  Practice analogies at the following:

  • Vocabulary.Co.il for free.  http://www.vocabulary.co.il/analogies/
  • Internet4Classrooms: http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/analogies_language_arts_sixth_6th_grade.htm

AM or a.m., PM or p.m.: Do I Capitalize AM and PM? http://writingexplained.org/am-or-a-m-pm-or-p-m-do-i-capitalize-am-and-pm

Bibliography/Works Cited Maker: Easybib http://www.easybib.com

Book Cover Maker: Presentation shows effort and it's fun. Make a book cover for your story. Available courtesy of NCTE (National Council of Teachers). http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/bookcover/

Comics:  Writing Comics:  A site where students can create their own comic strip using a set of characters and their own word bubbles. http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/

Fable:  How to write a fable...slide show http://www.slideshare.net/lolaceituno/how-to-write-a-fable

Grammar: English Daily http://www.english-daily.com/

Grammar: Everything Guide to Grammar and Writing http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm

Grammar: Commas: Save the Comma! http://www.savethecomma.com/

Grammar Practice: Crazy Tales http://www.rinkworks.com/crazytales/

Grammar: Interactive Quizzes on Everything http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quiz_list.htm

Grammar: Sentence Diagramming http://drb.lifestreamcenter.net/Lessons/TS/diagram.htm

Grammar:  The Student's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation https://www.scribendi.com/advice/students_guide_to_grammar_and_punctuation.en.html

Grammar: Editing Practice http://www.englishchick.com/grammar/

MLA Sample Paper:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/13/

Parts of Speech: Daily Grammar Lessons http://www.dailygrammar.com/

Parts of Speech: English Zone http://english-zone.com/grammar/index.html

Parts of Speech: Fun Brain Games http://www.funbrain.com/funbrain/grammar/

Parts of Speech: Grammar Bytes http://www.chompchomp.com/

Parts of Speech: Abiator's Interactive English http://www.berghuis.co.nz/abiator/lang/lcz/lczindex.html

Parts of Speech Practice: Mad Libs: Tolkien http://www.tolkientrail.com/madlibs.shtml

Parts of Speech: Quizzes http://www.eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR/POS/pos.htm

Parts of Speech: Self-study Grammar Practice http://a4esl.org/q/h/grammar.html

Persuasive Essay Lessons http://www.geocities.com/fifth_grade_tpes/persuasive.html

Persuasive Writing Presentation: Endangered Species Clips http://www.arkive.org.

Poetry Projects: Can I Have a Word?: Poetry Enrichment http://www.barbican.org.uk/canihaveaword/

Poetry: 30 Days of Poetry http://www.msrogers.com/English2/poetry/30_days_of_poetry.htm

"Punctuation Guide" https://custom-writing.org/blog/punctuation . There you can find out how and when to use colon, semicolon, apostrophe, comma, exclamation point, question and quotation marks. 

Read Kiddo Read - James Patterson's website that is a great resource for book reviews. It has suggestions for every reader! Check it out! http://www.readkiddoread.com/home

Read Write Think Notetaker - Need Help Taking Notes.  Do it online.  http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=722&title=

Read Write Think Printing Press: Create your own newspaper, brochure, booklet, or flyer. Available courtesy of NCTE (National Council of Teachers Of English. http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=110&title=

Rhyme Zone: Need help finding rhyming words. Get it here! http://www.rhymezone.com/

Rubistar: Rubric maker:  Make a rubric here. http://rubistar.4teachers.org/

Quizlet: Simple free learning tools like flashcards but it's interactive.  Use for any subject! http://quizlet.com/browse/

Similes and Metaphors http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1poe.htm

Spell It! This site focuses on about 1150 words, divided into sections by language of origin. Studying language of origin will enable you to learn and remember several important rules, tips, and guidelines for successfully spelling words in English—the most challenging language of all for spellers! http://myspellit.com/

Storybird:  students can write, illustrate, and download their own stories. Storybird uses pre-made picture sets to illustrate the stories. http://storybird.com/

Storyjumper:  students can write, illustrate, and download their own stories. Storyjumper allows students to choose their own scenes, characters, and props. The illustration portion of this site can be time consuming, but it allows for a lot of creativity. http://www.storyjumper.com/

Surveymonkey: students create surveys that can be taken by anyone with Internet access and a computer. A nice digital twist on the paper survey.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/

Syllable Counter & Word Count: Having trouble with counting syllables for poetry or counting words for your word count. Use this free service to help. Be sure to check off what you want to count. http://www.wordcalc.com/

Thesaurus.com http://thesaurus.reference.com/

Typing Help: Peter's Online Typing Course http://www.typing-lessons.org/

Typing Help: Typingweb - Learn how to type free! http://www.typingweb.com/

Typing Help: Free Typing Game - Games to help you practice typing. http://www.freetypinggame.net/

Typing Help : BBC - Dance Mat Typing http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Typing Help: FunSchool - Games to increase typing speed http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/games/game_super_hyper_spider_typer.html

Writing Exercise:  Story Starters:  http://www.thestorystarter.com/jr.htm

Vocabulary.com http://www.vocabulary.com/

SOCIAL STUDIES LINKS

National Geographic/Cengage: https://www.myngconnect.com/login/chooseMainUI.spr 

Parts of Speech: Mad Libs: Social Studies Theme:  http://www.neferchichi.com/madlibs.html

Social Studies Text Book Access: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/

Social Studies Global News:  http://www.ourlittleearth.com/

Social Studies Primary Source Site: Zoom-in:  http://zoomin.edc.org/


 

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