Posts Tagged ‘ Reading – Literature ’

Jan Brett’s Videos and Activities

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Jan Brett’s Videos and Activities

With over thirty six million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation’s foremost author illustrators of children’s books. Her books are known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from Scandinavia to Africa. Her best-known titles include The Hat, The Mitten, The Three Snow...
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We Make Stories

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We Make Stories

We Make Stories, a story-creation site, owned by the children’s paperback publisher Puffin Books, lets kids ages 6-11 make their own storybooks, comic books, pop-up books, and treasure maps for Pirate Island, Deep Sea World or Outer Space. There’s only one free game, the rest are accessible for a one-time fee of $9.99, but...
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WordXpress

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WordXpress

WordXpress is a unique educational software program and a high-speed vocabulary builder that will grow the vocabulary and dramatically improve writing skills. The unique features contained in the program, together with an amazing array of searchable reference dictionaries, provide a concentrated exposure to descriptive words – words you will not generally find in text...
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Encyclopedia Britiannica

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Encyclopedia Britiannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica offers over 120,000 articles, an updated world atlas, thousands of images and videos, an online dictionary and thesaurus, over 300,000 articles from respected magazines and journals, news headlines, a guide to the Web’s best sites, -and much more, with articles and media developed especially for children aged 9 to 14, with research...
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Aesop’s Fables

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Aesop’s Fables

Created by John R. Long, this truly comprehensive, family-oriented archive contains hundreds of texts (and many images and RealAudio recordings) of a huge collection of Aesop’s Fables, indexed in table format, with the morals listed, and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the subtle humor, insight, and timeless wisdom of short tales such as...
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Free-Ed.net

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Free-Ed.net

Free-Ed.net is “the world’s largest, fastest growing, most highly regarded source of totally free education. Serving the education needs of a global community since 1997. No tuition, no books to buy, no hidden fees It’s free … all of it!” Free-Ed is geared primarily toward adults seeking to continue or supplement their education, but...
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Homespun Games

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Homespun Games

Bring out your favorite board game—Pictionary, Monopoly, Snakes and Ladders, Aggravation! You already have fun playing it. Now it can be the stimulus for an even greater learning experience. Imagine your whole family gathered together around the kitchen table, laughing and sharing as you redesign that game to make it truly yours. You will...
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ABCya!

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ABCya!

ABCya! is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children’s educational computer games and activities were created or approved by certified teachers. ABCya! educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for...
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Starfall

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Starfall

The Starfall learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service, and the Starfall site, for beginning and early readers, is a completely self-directed program. The site owners explain: “Reading is a vital part of life and we feel that no child should be left behind. That is why we are offering this on-line...
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ABC Teach

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ABC Teach

ABC Teach is a user-friendly educational site that provides quality printable materials for immediate use by teachers, education majors, and parents. A free educational website, ABCTeach offers outstanding materials for preschool through eighth grade, currently over five thousand documents (from simple worksheets to full ten-page units) on the free site, with new materials being...
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