ABCya!  Arranged by grade level, this site contains a great set of computer based activities for grades K-5th.  K & 1st grade have oral direction options.  Holiday-oriented choices are included ineach grade level.   http://www.abcya.com/


    BBC’s Bitesize Games: From the BBC, this site provides a number of interactive game options

    including rhyming words, phonics, ABC order, pronouns, punctuation, and more.  Note: audio has British accent.   http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/literacy/


    BBC’s Bitesize English: The next level of English activities includes reading, writing, spelling & grammar.  Each activity includes an interactive learning game, a ―bitesize‖ lesson, and a quiz.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/


    BBC’s Words and Pictures:  For those who have completed Bitesize Games, here are activities for writing, more phonics, sight words, and more. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml


    Dogo News: Kids‘ news articles & current events. http://www.dogonews.com/


    Fun For the Brain: A set of interactive games which can be used on the SmartBoard or learning center.  From the website: ―Learn and review English grammar and early reading skills with these games.    http://www.fun4thebrain.com/english.html


    GB4K (Global Broadcast for Kids): Entertainment, sports, news, and learning channels‘ created by students for students.  http://www.gb4k.com/



    Read-Write-Think: This classic site is a ‗treasure trove of teaching materials‘.  Check out the Student Interactives‘ option under ‗Classroom Resources‘ for a number of interactive teaching tools.  http://www.readwritethink.org/


    Seuss’ Planning Calendar: From the website: ―Welcome to the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss! Here you will find resources to share with your students, news about special events and annual celebrations, and tips on how to incorporate Seuss books into your plans throughout the school year.”  Check out the ‗reasoning‘ option for activities on sequencing.       http://www.seussville.com/Educators/educatorPlanningCalendar.php


    Starfall: This well-known site contains a number of activities for learning ABCs, reading, online stories, and more.   http://www.starfall.com/


    Word Wise:  From FactMonster, this site has several options, including ‗All About Books‘, ‗Grammar and Spelling‘, ‗Speaking the Language‘ (includes idioms & proverbs), Mythology, and more.  Check out the ‗Analogy of the Day‘ as well.

    http://www.factmonster.com/funfacts.html            http://www.factmonster.com/analogies


    The Writing Wizard: Handwriting worksheets (worksheets for math as well) http://www.writingwizard.longcountdown.com/handwriting_practice_worksheet_maker.html


    ReadTheory: Read Theory is a powerful educational tool that offers online reading activities for all ages and ability levels. Our custom web application adapts to students’ individual ability levels and presents them with thousands of skill building exercises that suit their needs.  www.readtheory.org


    Flocabulary: Flocabulary is a learning program for all grades that uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum.  www.flocabulary.com


    ReadWorks: This site provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly.  www.readworks.com


    Grammar Gorilla:  An itnerative webiste to practice grammar skills.  www.funbrain.com/games/grammar-gorillas


    NewsELA: A data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level. Use Newsela to differentiate nonfiction reading.  www.newsela.com


    EReading: This website uses a skill focused approach where each activity targets a specific skill set, but you can also browse the reading worksheets by grade level.