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Storyline Online: The Elves & the Shoemaker

The story is a simple one, of a poor shoemaker and his wife who suddenly find they are getting help from a mysterious source. They discover their helpers…  learn more

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Education.com Learning Library

A website for Pre-school thru 8th grade. You will find lesson plans, a worksheet generator, guided lessons, a progress tracker, and many more activities in all subject areas.  learn more

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A Free Library of Classic Books & Novels

A wide range of books and novels for all ages. Includes short stories, poems, children's literature, and novels.  learn more

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Fun English Games for Kids

Welcome to Fun English Games for Kids! Find a wide range of free teaching resources that are perfect for students learning English, ESL classes and teachers looking for…  learn more

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Teaching Packs

Teaching Packs offers downloadable packs of quality teaching materials, including child-friendly eBooks, differentiated activity resources and classroom display materials covering a wide range of subjects and topics.  learn more

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English Lang Arts & Reading

A variety of English, Language, Arts, and Reading (ELAR) elementary teaching resources to use when teaching ELAR concepts. Available in this extensive collection are resources to use when…  learn more

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Khan Academy: ELA 2nd-9th

A personalized learning resource for all ages Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace…  learn more

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Read Write Think Unit Plans

Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best…  learn more

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ELA Classroom: 20 Meaningful Vocabulary Activities for Every Grade

We Are Teachers Learning new words is like adding to your writing wardrobe. Your writing becomes so much more interesting and engaging when you have more options available.…  learn more

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Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry4Kids

The funny poetry playground of children’s author Kenn Nesbitt. Here you will find lots of funny poems for kids, classic children’s poems, games, poetry lessons and activities, plus…  learn more

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Informational Text Projects That Build Thinking and Creativity

Ideas for helping you move student work from ordinary knowledge to extraordinary thinking. New demands for literacy instruction require an emphasis on both literature and informational text. But…  learn more

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WILD Wordsmyth

WILD facilitates teaching foundational digital-literacy skills for K-2 students while capturing their interest and imagination. It is built for educators to teach these skills both through modeling and…  learn more

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Read Write Think: Classroom Resources

Dive into a sea of resources, knowledge, and inspiration for all your literacy needs. With thousands of standards-based resources for teachers and students, you can be confident your…  learn more

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Storybird

Storybird is a unique language arts tool focused on visual storytelling. Storybird lets anyone make visual stories in seconds. We curate artwork from illustrators around the world and inspire writers…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Poetry Lessons & Worksheets: Gallery of Activities (Grades 3-5)

Poetry is an ideal way to help students with fluency and to appreciate the beauty of words. Use these activities to help your poets create and flourish.  learn more

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The Friendly Teacher: TEACHING POETRY IN 3RD GRADE

Students have heard about poems before, but they may not know all the elements or types. What you will do to introduce this concept is tell the students…  learn more

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Read Write Think: Poetry

Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering…  learn more

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National Poetry Month Themed Packet for Elementary

April is National Poetry Month! This themed packet was designed for elementary students, and includes a variety of activities including a close-reading graphic organizer, an exercise focused on…  learn more

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Spelling & Language Arts Games Online

Improving the grammar and English language arts skills of children is crucial to their educational development. When we at RoomRecess.com built our language arts games online page, we…  learn more

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Carol Hurst's Children's Literature

Carol Hurst's site, in addition to book reviews, integrates books with themes, including math and science, and provides links for professional development.  learn more

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English Language Topics

Focus on specific English language topics and enjoy some great ideas for ESL lesson plans. Find a wide range of interactive games, classroom activities, printable worksheets, instructional videos,…  learn more

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How Animal Research Can Inspire Elementary Students’ Writing

Teachers can assess young students’ literacy skills and knowledge by encouraging them to produce books based on animal facts. Students started independently reading complex nonfiction texts about animals,…  learn more

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50 Reading & Writing Websites

Language arts, which include reading, writing, listening and speaking, may seem daunting if it’s been a long time since you’ve conjugated a sentence or written an expository essay.…  learn more

MightyOwl: Language Arts

Fun and engaging Our videos, quizzes and worksheets prepare and support learners in a truly fun and engaging way Mighty and serious Our materials are developed by teachers…  learn more

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Busy Teacher for Busy English Teachers

Browse our database of 17,300 free printable worksheets and lesson plans for teaching English. No matter if you teach kids or adults, beginners or advanced students - BusyTeacher…  learn more

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Literary Term Infographics

Use these printable infographics to help with literary terms and usage. Infographics can help you to retain information, by telling a visual story. The Learning Exchange (TLE), funded…  learn more

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Nonfiction Text Features: Books and Lesson Ideas

Nonfiction text features can be a lot of fun to teach, but they can also feel a bit overwhelming because there is just so much information. Teaching students how to utilize all…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Five Elements of a Plot

Five elements of a story's plot (introduction, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution) provide the structure for this graphic organizer. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF…  learn more

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WordGameTime: Free Word Games

Word Game Time is your destination for the best language arts games and homework help online. Our games are FREE, fun, trustworthy and approved by educators. Word Game…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Central Issue

Graphic Organizer. Students determine the similarities and differences of central issues in a story with this chart. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs…  learn more

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KWL Chart (Version 2)

This KWL Chart will help students organize what they know, want to know, and will learn by following a lesson. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching…  learn more

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Elementary Nest Free Lessons

Here is a collection of free resources that you can sign up to check out my RL units closer. Please click only the grade level you need! Each…  learn more

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YMI Language Arts Archives

Young Minds Inspired educational outreach programs tap into popular culture to create a dynamic learning experience. Browse by subject through our library of free study guides and online…  learn more

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101 Exciting 4th Grade Writing Prompts for 2023 (Free Printable!)

Fourth grade is a time for students to continue to hone their writing chops as they put to use the skills they’ve learned and gain confidence in their…  learn more

Five-Sentence Paragraph

Use this picture organizer of a hand outline to teach your students how to write and organize 5-sentence paragraphs. Makes a great introductory lesson to writing or a…  learn more

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English Teaching Worksheets

Welcome to English Teaching Worksheets! This website provides a variety of free, printable worksheets for teaching English. These worksheets can be used by teachers, tutors, or students. They are suitable…  learn more

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55+ Metaphor Examples, Plus Clever Ideas To Teach Them

Writers use figurative language like metaphors to bring their writing to life. But what exactly is a metaphor (and how is it different from a simile)? Learn more…  learn more

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How to Help Students Build Research Skills

Do you want to support students at your school as they conduct research this year? You can help students build research skills starting in elementary school. One of…  learn more

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Halloween Worksheets

Kids all know that Halloween is associated with downright spooky. It is time to draw out the pumpkins and pick a costume. Halloween is derived from Samhain, a…  learn more

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Wordville: Phonics, Spelling and Vocabulary Educational Word Games

Have fun improving spelling and expanding vocabulary! Pick a title below to play or a button above for more fun word games in areas such as Grammar or…  learn more

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Elementary Veterans Day ELA Activities Packet

Use this activity pack to help students understand what Veterans Day is and why we celebrate this holiday each year. A range of activities, including a fun flip…  learn more

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42 Creative Book Report Ideas for Students

Inspire your students to share their love of books. Responding to what you read is an important literacy skill. Reading about other people’s experiences and perspectives helps kids…  learn more

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Kid Thesaurus

Kid Thesaurus is a kid-friendly thesaurus that allows students to find synonyms easily. If you’ve used another online thesaurus then you have realized how difficult they can be…  learn more

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Language Arts Arcademics

Arcade + Academics = Fun Learning We make multiplayer educational games - free math games, free language arts games, and more for K-8 students. With Arcademics Plus, teachers…  learn more

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Best Ideas for Kids: Christmas Art Activities and Crafts

Christmas is the perfect holiday for art and crafting! These fun activity ideas help keep children entertained during the holiday break and also make beautiful handmade gifts.  learn more

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Louisa May Alcott Biography: A Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up

In this nonfiction printable, students read a short biography on Louisa May Alcott and answer reading comprehension questions.  learn more

120+ Winter Words for Writing, Vocab, and More (Free Printable)

Wintertime brings all sorts of new words for kids to learn. Use our huge list of seasonal vocabulary to make a winter word wall, for vocabulary or spelling…  learn more

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35 Best Aesop’s Fables (Free Printables)

For thousands of years, people have been sharing Aesop’s fables to prove a point or teach a moral. Find our favorite tales to share with students, plus get…  learn more

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Writing A-Z

Writing A-Z delivers online writing lessons, resources, and tools to meet the needs of every student, at every learning level. Lessons and resources to teach writing Interactive online…  learn more

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Vocabulary Spelling City

Effortlessly reinforce vocabulary and spelling instruction to help students keep up, catch up, or stay ahead! Effortlessly reinforce vocabulary and spelling instruction to help students keep up, catch…  learn more

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18 Enchanting Horse Books and Series for Kids of All Ages

Do you know a budding equestrian or a child otherwise fascinated with horses? Have you ever been in the company of a child when passing or driving by…  learn more

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11 Tips for Pairing Fiction With Nonfiction in Grades K–5

Pairing fiction with nonfiction is a great way to explore a content area from different points of view. In the early grades, it can help students learn and…  learn more

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39 Delightful Winter Poems for Kids of All Ages

The days are shorter, cooler, and darker, and there’s a chill in the air. As we settle into these cold-weather months, there are many ways to warm our…  learn more

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Winter Word Scramble: Free Printable Worksheet Plus Answer Key

In a word scramble activity, students must rearrange the mixed-up letters of a word to identify the original word. In our winter-themed version, students can see all of…  learn more

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PBS Literature

Literature explores the main themes of written language. Young readers can use the REACH collection to study main ideas and compare and contrast central characters of a story.…  learn more

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Title and Story Map

Students review a story by filling in the title and a problem in this graphic organizer. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs by…  learn more

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Elements of a Story Interactive

Elements of a Story is an interactive Web site where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story. After watching and listening to an interactive…  learn more

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PROMOTING STEM THROUGH LITERATURE

These materials help educators use literature to get students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by actively involving them in the design thinking process. Each title shares…  learn more

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Main Idea and Supporting Details Web

An essential tool for language arts classes! This graphic organizer will help students identify the main idea of a story and the details that support it. This printable…  learn more

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Title, Character, Problem

Use this graphic organizer to create all the elements of a story or write about a book. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs…  learn more

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Grammar Worksheets for Grades 2–3: Free Download

Antonyms, synonyms, homophones, contractions … if you’re a 2nd or 3rd grader, it’s enough to make your head spin! Using correct conventions is essential to written communication. But that doesn’t…  learn more

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Thrifty in Third Grade

Discover engagingresources that align with the standards you need to cover.  Explore engaging curriculum for teachers in grades K-5 in ELA, Math, & Science Cassie Smith  learn more

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MARCH MADNESS ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR CLASSROOM

March Madness, the NCAA college basketball tournament, is an exciting time. While you might not be able to take your students to the Final Four, you can bring…  learn more

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Free Book Report Templates: Printables for Grades 3-5 for Fiction or Nonfiction Books

Building lifelong readers is one of the most important things we can do in our classrooms. The benefits of reading are wide-ranging, from improving vocabulary skills to boosting…  learn more

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13 Ways to Integrate Literature and Technology

Even the literary types can enjoy the benefits of technology. Check out how you can integrate literature and technology seamlessly. Here are tips, tools, and resources for teaching…  learn more

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How to Write a Book Report (+ Book Report Example)

Write better book reports using the tips, examples, and outlines presented here. This resource covers three types of effective book reports: plot summaries, character analyses, and theme analyses.…  learn more

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Easter Activities: Printable Packet for Elementary

Get hands-on with this themed packet of Easter activities for elementary which explore the history, traditions, and symbols of Easter, including the Easter story and origins of the…  learn more

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58 Captivating Haiku Examples for Kids (and Adults!)

Written in a 5/7/5 syllable count, traditional Japanese haiku are three-line poems that date back to the 13th century. Often incorporating images from nature, haiku became a direct…  learn more

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The Big List of K–2 Literacy Centers

Having a cache of go-to literacy activities that are meaningful, flexible, and able to be completed by students independently is a teacher necessity. The best literacy centers build…  learn more

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Free Printable Spring Writing Paper Plus 10 Spring Writing Prompts

Add a little festive flair to your notes and journaling with our free printable spring writing paper! This adorable set includes flowers, the sun, birds, and butterflies! Plus,…  learn more

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60 Beautiful Earth Day Poems for Kids of All Ages

Dating back to the beginnings of the environmental movement in 1970, Earth Day is an annual reminder to treat our amazing planet with love, respect, and kindness. As…  learn more

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DIGITAL READING TOOLS FOR K-5 READERS

Teach reading in grades K-5? You may be looking for digital apps and resources to support your young readers. Research emphasizes how important it is to encourage reading…  learn more

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Poetry Appreciation: Free Lesson Plans, Activities and Resources

April is Poetry Month and William Shakespeare's Birthday is April 23rd. Use this curated collection of free poetry lessons to engage preK-12 students in expressing their feelings during--or momentarily escaping…  learn more

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10 Nonfiction Text Features To Teach Your K-5 Students

Nonfiction reading is both powerful and essential for students of all ages. It’s also been historically underrepresented in elementary classrooms, according to research reviewed by the National Council of…  learn more

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Teaching Ideas Native American Heritage

Acknowledge and celebrate the Indigenous peoples of North America through their stories. While every November is Native American Heritage month, you can incorporate Native American titles and resources…  learn more

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SEVEN READY-TO-USE STORY BIN STEM ACTIVITIES

“Have you heard of STEM Bins?” Peggy Reimers said. “No, I haven’t,” I replied. In a moment, I’d fallen off the plank, submerged into a sea of learning.…  learn more

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30 Grammar Games That Make Learning Fun

Teaching grammar can be loads of fun! There are so many active, hands-on ways to engage your learners while at the same time reinforcing important concepts. Here’s a…  learn more

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Teaching English Resources

Here you can find a wide range of full lesson plans to use in your primary classroom. All of our lessons are designed around common themes from primary…  learn more

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Google Lit Trips

Google Lit Trips, is an educational technology project of GLT Global ED. The site is not part of Google, but integrated Google Earth into it's presentations. Their goal…  learn more