English Language Arts Grades K-6
Where to find books for children ...
Plymouth District Library Booklists Lists of books you might want to read organized by grade and by interests.
Book Adventures Book Adventure (by Sylvan Learning) is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.
Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
Tumblebooks & Tumblereadables (available in the library or with a Plymouth Library card)
Reading | Spelling | Writing | Book Reports
Learning to Read
ABCs & Phonics For preschool through 1st grade) Fun crafts and online activities with letter sounds, phonics, and ebooks.
Tumblebooks Interactive audio books for elementary school children with audio and word highlights, includes reader quizzes and other activities.
Tumblereadables Interactive audio books for middle school and high school students with audio and word highlights, includes reader quizzes and other activities.
Reading Planet Interviews with authors, games, and stories.
Learning Express Grades 4 -12. Reading comprehension and vocabylary. Take tests and learn about your reading strengths and where you need to learn more.
Kids Spell Type in your assigned spelling words and then play games that use those words. A fun way to practice and learn.
Kids' Dictionaries Check out Word Central for Miriam-Webster dictionary, thesaurus and word games. Fact Monster has links to dictionaries and lots of homework subjects.
Elements of a Story Takes familiar stories and shows how the elements (setting, characters, plot) work together.
How to Write(Grades 1-12) Tips on picking a topic and examples of other students work categorized by grade level.
Writing Help from TIME The professional writers at TIME magazine give expert tips on how to write compare/contrast, news reports, personal narratives, biographies and lots more. Includes a writers toolbox with online dictionaries, maps, and clip art.
Grammar Blast (Grades 2-5) Multiple choice quizes & games to test your grammar know-how.
Grammar and Writing Exerices (Grades 4-12) Writing and grammar practice with tests and results to help you improve.
How to Write a Book ReportFrom the Lakewood Library in Ohio. Tips on choosing a book, reading it , and writing from outline to final draft.
Corey Green's Book Report WizardTips from author, Corey Green, on book reports.