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BSD: Biography Maker

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Great site to enabling students to write a great biography using the following steps:To create an exciting biography, you will now follow these steps: 1. Questioning | 2. Learning | 3. Synthesis | 4. Story-Telling Six Traits of Effective Writing


Myths and Legends from E2BN

Welcome to Myths and Legends. This site is for pupils, teachers and all those who enjoy stories and storytelling. The British Isles is rich in myths, folktales and legends. Almost every town, city and village in Britain has its own special story, be it a Celtic legend, Dark Age mystery, strange happening or fable.

Kids' Lab Reading Workout

Great site for grades 1, 2, 3 for reading. Click the dropdown button to select the grade level.

Hamburger Paragraph

Great online tool for creating the hamburger paragraph! Fill in the sections then Save as Webpage which can then be opened in MS Word, or for the more adventuresome, embedded directly in a blog. Be sure to create a folder to save the files as the page contains an image

LINKS Learning for Kids: Reading: Audio Stories

Eleven different stories with audio narration Most of us like stories. We like to hear an exciting story, read one, or even write one. And there are many different kinds of stories. In this section, you will find a collection of stories, most of which involve animals. The stories can be called character stories. They help us learn about ourselves, about others, and about how we behave. You can listen to the stories, read them, or do both. You might also enjoy sharing them with your brothers, sisters, or parents. As you read them, think about the following questions: Who were the characters in the story? Which character did you like best? Why? What problems arose? How did the characters solve the problems? How did the story end? Have you had experiences like the ones in the story? What did you do?

SlideShare » Native American Stories

Original storeies created by elementary school students using slideshare.

Primary Resources for Math, Literacy, Science & more

Free teaching resources, lesson plans, teaching ideas & worksheets for primary and elementary teachers. Many different formats:pdf, doc, flash, ppt, and web pages. Lots of problem solving resources in the math section.

Teacher Tap: Magnet Poetry, Stories, & Mad Libs: Writing Fun On The Web

Whether creating poems with electronic magnets or choosing words for a Mad Lib, kids of all ages are attracted to humorous forms of writing. The web provides many opportunities to explore words.

MapMyWord Graphic Dictionary & Thesaurus - The Free Vocabulary Builder Tool

MapMyWord is an interactive graphic dictionary and thesaurus, which dynamically draws color-coded representation of words, relationships (16 types), and meanings in radial clickable graphs. The g, s, t superscripts denote words suitable for GRE, SAT, and TOEFL levels, respectively. Special editable features include Pronunciation, Wordlist Difficulty Setting, Next Word Randomization, Spelling Suggestions, Sample Usage mini-Messages, and Clickable Nodes and Words. Where can I use MapMyWord?


The Printing Press

From the Read-Write-Think website, create a brochure, newspaper, booklet, or flyer online. Specifically designed for primary students. As always, teachers should evaluate before starting a project with students.

Word Chess

You must try to change a given word into another word by changing ONE letter at a time. Example: Change DRY to WET in 6 moves. Every time you change a letter, the new word you make must also make sense! There are hints available both for the position of the letter to change and the definition. This is a solid word play game and appropriate for gr5 and up

Dragon Tales | PBS Kids

This bright and colourful website uses dragon characters to lead the students through the site. One interesting activity is an interactive story that incorporates Spanish language into it. Activities enable the dragon or child to read the story in English, which incorporates different sentences and words in Spanish, into the story and the background scene. Students can click on words in the scene or the text to hear them spoken in Spanish. It is very different to other sites in that it cleverly incorporates another language. Suitable to middle primary.

The BookHive

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BookHive is a web site designed for children ages birth through twelve, their parents, teachers or anyone interested in reading about children's books. Providing reader's advisory service, this site contains hundreds of recommended book reviews in a variety of reading levels and interest areas.

Handwriting Practice Denelian

Create your own personalized worksheet and print out for your class!


Tracing paper for writing practice

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Simple fun activity lets students type their name, single words, or simple sentence. Creates tracing paper which can then be printed.