ELA Resources for Students

This collection features resources for students to build and solidfiy their literacy skills. 

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10 Writing Graphic Organizers
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Includes:
-essay planner
-events planner for story writing
-sandwich paragraph planner
-narrowing a topic
-poetic devices
-responding to literature
-sensory observation chart
-writing project planning web

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Subject:
English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Chad Manis
Date Added:
09/18/2018
220 Writing Prompts for Kids to Spark Student Creativity
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Writing prompts for kids help students:
- Express themselves and their creativity
- Grasp lifelong literacy skills and concepts
- Tell their own stories and build self-confidence
- Develop a growth mindset when it comes to their writing skills
- Writing is like a muscle — it takes practice to build up skills. Luckily, we put together a list of over 200 writing prompts to help your students get started.

Contents include:
- Creative writing prompts
- Fun writing prompts
- Persuasive writing prompts
- Social emotional learning journal prompts
- Math writing prompts

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Maria Kampen
Prodigy
Date Added:
03/23/2021
Beginning Reading Instruction
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Beginning Reading Instruction (BRI)/Advanced Reading Instruction (ARI) is a highly researched, and simple reading program that helps children learn to decode.

A teaching guide, along with the three sets of books, and the booster set (extra practice) are all you need to begin teaching a child to read. Additional materials, such as tests to make sure a child has mastered the skills after they complete each set, and ways to keep track of progress are included.

Each book set offers a drop down menu featuring the book, suggestions for looking through and discussing the book and story questions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Teach My Kid to Read
Date Added:
09/20/2022
Beyond Decodables - Free Books for Kids
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This site offers free Research-Based, Teacher-Approved Texts for supporting decoding and beyond.

How it works:
- Beyond Decodables aim to support young readers success in reading by allowing children the chance to decode words in a meaningful context.
- Use the "Beyond Decodables Scope and Sequence" chart to pick the right text for your student(s).
- Most texts are available in digital editions (projectable PDFs) and printer-friendly editions.

Sets of texts:
- CVC Words
- Consonant Digraphs
- Consonant Blends
- Long Vowel Patterns
- CVCe Words
- Multisyllabic Words

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Beyond Decodables
Julia B. Lindsey
Date Added:
09/20/2022
Book Creator
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Book Creator is a simple tool for creating awesome digital books. This site is a great way to bring creativity to your classroom or home. Students create, read and publish using a set of tools that is simple to use. Features include:
- 50 hand-picked fonts to choose from
- Add images or take your own photos
- Drop in video or music, or even record your voice
- Use the pen tool to draw or annotate
- Use shapes, arrows and emojis to express your ideas
- Portrait, square, or landscape book layouts

Students combine text, images, audio and video to create:
Interactive stories
Digital portfolios
Research journals
Poetry books
Science reports
Instruction manuals
‘About me’ books
Comic adventures

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Book Creator
Date Added:
04/22/2020
Bookopolis
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Bookopolis is a social network for kids that lets them log books and connect with other readers gr 1-8+. By creating an account, students create a virtual bookshelf and join a community of young readers who can discover new books, share book reviews and track their reading with a digital reading log. The site offers book recommendations ("Bookopolis Picks" and "What's Popular Right Now"), the opportunity to explore book reviews by other young readers, a featured book of the week, the opportunity to earn points and badges, plus the option to find books by grade (1-3, 3-6, 6-8, 8-12). You can sign in as an educator, a student or a parent. Choose the online version or download the app from your app store.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Author:
Bookopolis
Date Added:
03/23/2021
CK-12 Foundation
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"CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing access to high quality educational materials for K-12 students all over the world. We offer free high-quality, standards-aligned, open content in the STEM subjects. By providing these free resources, CK-12 is working toward educational equity for all."

Subject:
Education
Math
Computer Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Date Added:
03/16/2020
CK-12 The Smarter Way to Learn (K-12 Math, Science & Much More!)
Unrestricted Use
Public Domain
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100% Free, Personalized Learning for Every Student!

*FlexLets that allow you to catch up on math and science classes and give you the essentials
*Great for Math & Science (lessons and interactive activities!) K-12
*Click "Subjects" from the top menu to see what is available
*Spelling & Writing as well
*6 languages

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Educational Technology
English Language Arts
Health & Fitness
Math
Calculus
Photography
Science
Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physical Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Date Added:
09/09/2018
Classroom Cereal
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Classroom cereal is a fun and easy way to practice grammatical exercises daily. How does it work? Print out free short stories — find the errors which help students can build their proofreading skills and become aware of what it takes for clean and precise writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Classroom Cereal
Date Added:
03/18/2020
CommonLit: Free Instructional Literacy Materials for Grades 3 to 12
Only Sharing Permitted
CC BY-NC-ND
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"CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 3-12. Our resources are:
Flexible;
Research-Based;
Aligned to the Common Core State Standards;
Created by teachers, for teachers.
They believe in the transformative power of a great text, and a great question. That’s why we are committed to keeping CommonLit completely free, forever." (CommonLit site)

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
11/16/2022
Copyright & Creativity : K-12 Teaching Resources on Copyright and Fair Use
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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Copyright & Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens is a full K-12 suite of resources for teaching copyright, fair use, public domain, and Creative Commons. They have free resources for educators, which include:
• in-class lesson plans
• plug-n-play lesson slides
• independent learning videos
• visual aids
• a professional development course for teachers
All resources were developed on a nonprofit basis with input from independent educators, academic copyright experts, and online civil liberties advocates.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Primary Source
Author:
Copyright & Creativity
Date Added:
01/16/2020
Creative Storytelling App: Toontastic by Google
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With Toontastic 3D, you can draw, animate, and narrate swashbuckling adventures, breaking news stories, science reports, and all your other wacky ideas.

Future authors, directors, musicians, inventors, and anyone else who wants to turn their brilliant ideas into 3D cartoons.

Here at Google we want to give storytellers of all ages a megaphone to share their creativity with the world.

FREE!

Works on iOS and android!
No login required!
Works offline!
Easy to export!

Use to make: school reports, buddy films, social lessons, sci fi, fan fiction, documentaries, memes, historical films, Etc.

Design characters, plot your story, animate and narrate, mix your soundtrack and save and export!

You will need to download the app from Google Play or The Apple Store to get started!

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Google
Date Added:
09/28/2018
Elementari - Create & Share Interactive Stories
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Easily create and share beautiful stories.

One collaborative platform to promote arts through storytelling.

Teachers can create one class account with 30 students for free.

"Create and share Interactive stories for free! Elementari promotes arts and literacy through their platform that allows users to easily write, collaborate, and publish interactive stories for free. Educators can create a free classroom of up to 30 students and have access to Elementari’s curriculum guide. Students can write and illustrate digital stories that allow for voice recorded narration. In addition, students can also animate their stories using basic coding functions." (AASL)

Subject:
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Elementari
Date Added:
09/11/2019