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K-2
grade 4
grade 5
grade 6
grade 7
grade 8
grade 9
grade 10-12
Postsecondary Math

LA & Journalism Club

Free Writing Worksheets

https://www.time4writing.com/writing-resources/free-writing-worksheets/

Scholastic - http://www.scholastic.com/home/

Wikibooks on Literature - http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Subject:Literature

 

LA Worksheets (free)

Grammar Lessons and Worksheets

Super Teacher Worksheets - Comprehension, Grammar, Editing, etc.

Teachnology - http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/language_arts/

 
Alberta Education Language Arts

AB English Language Arts

Learning and Teaching Resources

Recommended Books by AB Ed.:

English Language Arts Authorized Novels and Nonfiction Annotated List — Grades 4 to 12 (2005) 

 

 

LA Activities Websites (elementary students)

Kerpoof (unfortunately closed its doors...)

Pixton - organizing a story as a cartoon - great for preparing the storyline for advanced writing.

LA interactive game (various ages) - Digger and the Gang - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Activities and quizzes - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/secondlevel/literacy_and_english/

 

Working on Your Spelling (elementary students)

Spelling Quiz - hear the word and submit the spelling: http://www.merriam-webster.com/spell-it/index.htm?&t=1393269501

AAA Spell - http://www.aaaspell.com/spelling/1 choose your grade, click on a Spelling list link, we recommend the "Hear and Spell" category.
                                       for example grade 3 lesson1 Hear and Spell: http://www.aaaspell.com/lists/10103/exercises/1, press the Start button.

 

Working on Your Typing Skills (elementary students)

BBC Dance Mat Typing - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

 

Other Resources

Teach with Picture Books

How to Write a Good Introduction

Free books online and reading programs:

Gutenberg Project - download books (over 42,000 free eBooks)

Librivox - audio books

Sparknotes, short stories study guide - http://www.sparknotes.com/short-stories/

Sparknotes, literature - http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/

Sparknotes, Shakespeare - http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/

Reading Programs K-Grades - 6: http://freereadingprogram.com/?p=curriculum

 

 

 

BBC: Top 100 stories that shapes the world

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180521-the-100-stories-that-shaped-the-world

   
 
 

Writing

 
 

ESL

ESL (English as a Second Language)

 

Dictionaries

Wiktionary

 

Merriam-Webster

         - see also word of the day email subscription on that page.

         - provides sound for pronunciation. 

         - this is a good website but unfortunately quite slow because of the ads they are running on it. Press the "Skip this Ad" link where available.

 

Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

 

Pronunciation

http://www.howjsay.com/

 

Recommendations

Use your public library to borrow children's audio books. Listening skills are very important, especially when you are just starting to speak a new language.

 

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