Read - Write - Think Established in April 2002, is a partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Marco Polo Education Foundation.
ReadingOnline From the International Reading Association. This site contains peer-reviewed articles, practice and research from literacy leaders worldwide, ideas and information about applying technology in literacy instruction ... and lots more.
GigglePoetry This fun site contains information on poetry contests for children in grades 2-6, has poetry helpers, tells how to write a limerick, and has some silly read-aloud poems.
Poetry and Verse for Children Poetry and songs for children.
Poetry Links From Eduscapes. Many great resources here!
Poetry Tiles In this interactive site students can arrange tiles to create their own poetry. An electronic version of "Magnetic Poetry".
Rhyme Zone Type in a word and find every word with which it rhymes.
Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder Contains roots, prefixes, suffixes, as well as quizzes.
Rhyme Zone Type in a word and find every word with which it rhymes, plus find its synonym, antonym, and definition.
Spelling Lesson Plans The Educational Resources Information Center provides lessons and games you can use with your students to strengthen spelling skills.
Vocabulary.com Fun puzzles for all ages.
The Wacky World of Words Fun activities with Rhyming Buddies, AZ Lists, Anagrams, Similes, Oxymorons, Mystery Word, and many others.
Words and Word Play Numerous activities using words.
Word-A-Day Users sign for a daily email message that contains a special word, its definition, voiced pronunciation, usage in context example, and other interesting tidbits.
Infotrac Kids by Gale Group (Sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Education) THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE, all in one resource - 800 magazines, reference, criticisms, primary sources and more! The content is built upon award winning literary, science, history, and biographical databases, and it is a safe environment for students' use. Your child will need a password provided by his/her teacher.
Know Why? This site contains several reference materials on one page which makes research efficient.
Library Spot Good site for research. It contains online libraries of all kinds, a reference desk, a reading room, and other resources.
Merriam-Webster Online Contains The Language Center and Vocabulary Builder with several vocabulary building tools.
Newspapers Online Find newspapers listed alphabetically from every continent in this free, extremely comprehensive database. Search by country and continent.
Online Reference Materials Many resources here
Oxford English Dictionary Oxford English Dictionary is available in 20-volume print or in CD-Rom format, highlighting the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.
Reference Materials Many links to reference materials here! Check it out.
Roget's Thesaurus This site has a nice interface & arranges words according to the ideas represented as in a printed Roget's.
USA Newspapers This site connects to newspapers in all 50 states.
Word-A-Day Sign up for a daily email message that contains a special word, its definition, voiced pronunciation, usage in context example, and other interesting tidbits.