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)
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.
- Spelling Bee
- 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.