Language Arts Links

curric. http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/ela/docs/outcomes/grade5.doc
AMAZING ELA RESOURCE: Into the Book http://www.reading.ecb.org/index.html
list of interactive writing tools online http://www.squidoo.com/multimediamuse


Printing and writing practice pages (customize your own)
http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/
Spelling:
AAA spelling (use own word lists and play games) http://www.aaaspell.com/
solingo word game http://www.freewebarcade.com/game/solingo/
Spelling City (practise our word at home http://www.spellingcity.com/tneufeld/
Adapted level spelling http://www.candlelightstories.com/Games/StellarSpeller.htm
look cover write and check spelling http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html
boggle http://www.wordplays.com/boggle



Writing:
ReadWriteThink peer editing new site? http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/peer-edit-with-perfection-786.html
Houghton Mifflin: writing rubrics, graphic organizers, traits etc. http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hme/k_5/

evaluation station: step by step for persuasive http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/evalstation/5/persuasive/question1.html

Writing Genres: http://www.thewritingsite.org/resources/genre/default.asp
6+1 writing traits powerpoints http://languagearts.pppst.com/6traits.html
writing traits practise-Owl http://www.edina.k12.mn.us/concord/teacherlinks/sixtraits/sixtraits.html
Read Write Think- peer editing lesson plan http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=786
Letter Generator (Read Write Think) http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/student_material.asp?id=5
Direct link to above: http://readwritethink.org/materials/letter_generator/
What do different levels of written work look like? http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/student/2003/answer.asp?QuestionID=2280&AnswerID=9630


Reading:

Inquiry Research project: Find someone who has made a difference in the world. Make a PREZI-tation with your group on that person and present it to the class.
"8 Amazing kids that Make a difference:" http://www.parenting.com/gallery/kids-who-make-difference?page=4
Kids and backpacks: http://www.wickedlocal.com/article/20090825/News/308259476
kids and dogs- bullet proof vests: https://www.google.ca/#q=kids+raising+money+for+canine+police+dog+bullet+proof+vests
8 more amazing kids: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/responsible-living/photos/8-amazing-kids-who-have-changed-the-world/alexandra-alex-scott
Claudette and Rosa: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=101719889
mention- doctor fakes epidemic during ww2 and saves lives, man donates special blood and saves 2 million babies lives



Louis Braille sites for research:
http://braillebug.afb.org/louis_braille_bio.asp
http://www.deafblind.com/braille.html braille alphabet & info
http://www.deafblind.com/display.html braille machine
http://www.deafblind.com/telebrl.html communicating device
http://www.deafblind.com/wilma.html dogs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QiTu26Own0 braille system video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPqu6MKx2Uw braille school video
type and see what braille looks like http://braillebug.afb.org/thenamegame.asp
type and send an email braille message http://braillebug.afb.org/emailmessage.asp



Figure out reading levels of books/ texts: http://www.online-utility.org/english/readability_test_and_improve.jsp
Guided Reading Links http://www.crcs.k12.ny.us/ITR/blworkshop/guidreadlinks.htm

*Author Research online sheet:


Misc:
Create word splashes http://www.wordle.net/
make creative cartoons and story books easily http://www.toondoo.com/toondoo/Home.toon
leveled books database http://registration.beavton.k12.or.us/lbdb/
Picture dictionary http://visual.merriam-webster.com/


POETRY
READING
Giggle Poetry – read and rate poems
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/
Poetry Zone
http://www.poetryzone.ndirect.co.uk/index2.htm

WRITING
Instant Poems
http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm
Fridge Magnet Poetry Boards
http://thepixiepit.co.uk/magnets.htm
Concrete Poetry
http://www.wild-about-woods.org.uk/elearning/concretepoetry/
k/index2.htm