Check out these Great Reading Websites!
This is a list assembled by teachers across the state. FRA is
passing this information on for you to use.
Big Chalk www.bigchalk.com
The Reading Lady www.readinglady.com
Summer Reading Lists on the Web www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr244.shtml
Kid's Bookshelf (has a game room) www.kidsbookshelf.com/
Riverbank Review www.riverbankreview.com/thanks.html
Kid's Lit www.kid-lit.com/search.htm
Teaching With Books www.teachingbooks.net/
The Reading Corner www.carr.org/read/
Literature Learning Ladders www.eduscapes.com/ladders/
MI Kids www.mikids.com/
Cyberguides: Teacher Guides and Student Activities www.sdcoe.k12.co.us/score/cyberguide.html
Book Links What's New? www.ala.org/BookLinks/whatsnew.html
To create a classroom website:
Brain Research/Layered Curriculum www.brains.org
Florida Center for Instructional Technology (FCIT). The FCIT, located at the University of South Florida, contains a searchable database of over 225 technology-related lesson plans developed by Florida teachers for grades 4-12. The collection, known as T'NT (Technology 'Nformation for Teachers), includes plans for a variety of subject areas including language arts. Teachers can search for lesson plans by grade level, subject, or keyword.
Jan Brett's Home Page. Jan Brett's Home Page provides a number classroom resources for the primary grades. Piggybacks for Teachers contain lesson plans and projects to accompany Jan Brett's popular books, the alphabet sheets can be printed and displayed together as a letter line or used separately as flash cards, and the activities folder offers a collection of coloring pages for use with her books.
Teacher's Lounge. Teacher's Lounge contains a collection of over 25 teaching guides (lesson plans) for elementary school children's books published by Simon and Shuster. Each printable guide includes discussion questions, writing exercises, and research projects
A to Z Teacher Stuff. A to Z Teacher Stuff features a collection of lesson plans submitted by teachers for grades K-12. To find over 500 online lesson plans for children's literature arranged by book title, click here. To find over 400 online units organized by theme, click here or organized alphabetically, click here. For a collection of lesson plans submitted by teachers, click here, and for pages to go with the lessons as well as links to sites with printable pages, click on reproducibles.
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