Activities in red are great for flex lab time, or use with the SmartBoard!ReadingList of leveled books to read aloud or listen toS. Foresman online stories with questionsWOW! Into The Book uses fun online activities to teach reading strategiesBook Report alternatives- #3N.Y. Times current event activities. Printable activities to use with current events from their online newspaper.Study guides/discussion questions for many elem. novels.Word Studya whole page of working with words activitiesword games, inferencing, choose the verb, cloze, and more.Lexipedia- visually webs syn/antonyms, definitions, pts. of speech, and more descriptive alternative words for any word you type in!Writing
Bunches of story starters!
Spin a story starter!
Easy Essay-demos how to expand an essay topic- online acct. is free!
Wonderful graphic organizers- KWL, word webs, cone, idea wheel, etc.
Short PPT. on writing Hooks.
Writing helpers, poem formats, punctuation practice, activities and journal ideas.
15 Minutes of Fiction is a great Writing Site-- provides a daily writing prompt, and other activities. Students (or teachers) can create a free acct. and submit stories, read things by peers, etc.
More options than you'll ever need for "book reports".
Create online thinking maps- you don't need an account if you don't plan on saving it- just click Start
Check out these online poetry activities, formats, and "magnets".Other useful websites: