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Interactive Language Arts Sites for the SMART Board

ABCya! | Story Maker

ABCya! Story Maker is a fun and easy way for children to create and print short stories.

Draw a Stickman: Episode 2

Draw a custom stickman and watch him come to life in this interactive stickman adventure.

Google Lit Trips

Google Lit Trips are free downloadable files that mark the journeys of characters from famous literature on the surface of Google Earth. At each location along the journey there are placemarks with pop-up windows containing a variety of resources including relevant media, thought provoking discussion starters, and links to supplementary information about “real world” references made in that particular portion of the story.
You must have Google Earth or the Google Tour Builder Plugin Installed from the Software Center.
Example: Make Way for Ducklings

Interactive Graphic Organizer

Graphic organizers are an illustration of your thoughts on paper. They can help you brainstorm, organize, and visualize your ideas.
Click on a graphic organizer to download a PDF of it. Once you’ve downloaded an organizer, type in your comments and print it out.
Each graphic organizer below includes Teaching Notes with lessons and tips on how to use graphic organizers in the classroom.

Interactive Learning Sites for Education: Language Arts

These activities work great with your SMARTboard or interactive whiteboard for whole group or small group instruction or use in the computer lab or at home for individual learning. Choose from fun, educational, interactive games and simulations for math, english language arts, science, social studies, brainteasers, music, art, holidays and more!
Example: Making Words (magnetic letters)

JellyBeanScoop

Jellybean Scoop is a new innovative way to engage children in reading. Our wildly entertaining true stories are sure to draw any kid's attention and spark an interest in reading.

New High Interest Stories Added Daily.
4 Reading levels: Starter, Single , Double, & Triple.
Full Audio - A "Read to Me" option for every story.
Comprehension Tests - A quiz for each story checks reading comprehension & listening comprehension.
Vocabulary Builder Games - Vocabulary match games for every story's key words.
Sentence Scramble Games - Unscramble story lines to improve grammar and sentence structure.
Voice Recorder - Record and listen to yourself reading the story!

Language Arts Activities | Interactive Whiteboard Resources | Scholastic.com

Find easy-to-use Interactive Whiteboard teaching tips and make the most of Language Arts Online Activities on your Interactive Whiteboard.
Example: Character Scrapbook

Pearson Digital Path - Word Families

Click the column with the same word family as the picture.

Poetry Idea Engine | Writing with Writers | Scholastic.com

Learn the many ways to write poetry and create your own haiku, limerick, cinquain, or free verse poem with the Poetry Idea Engine.

Spelling & Vocabulary Website: SpellingCity

Teaching spelling and vocabulary is easy with VocabularySpellingCity! Students can study and learn their word lists using vocabulary and spelling learning activities and games. Students can take final or practice spelling and vocabulary tests right on this engaging site. Premium games and automated student record keeping are available to Premium Members.

Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Kids | Scholastic.com

Scholastic's Story Starters kids' writing activity generates creative writing prompts, from general fiction to adventure, fantasy, and science fiction.

Student Interactives - ReadWriteThink

Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals-from organizing their thoughts to learning about language-all while having fun.
Example: Alphabet Organizer