Language Arts Resources

Language Arts Student Resources

Aesop's Fables
http://www.aesopfables.com/
An online collection of Aesop's Fables which includes a total of 655+ Fables, indexed in table format, with morals listed.

American Folklore
http://www.americanfolklore.net/
This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from each and every one of the 50 United States.

Circle of Stories
http://www.pbs.org/circleofstories/
The website uses documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling.

Fluency Resources

Stories:
http://www.ivyjoy.com/fables/index.shtml
online short fables and stories

http://www.storiestogrowby.com/
Multicultural Stories:

FunBrain
http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html
Educational games and quizzes in math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.

Grammar Girl
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/
Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing. Covering the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers, Grammar Girl makes complex grammar questions simple with memory tricks to help you recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Can download/subscribe to the podcasts.

Grimms' Fairy Tales
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/grimm/index2.html

International Children's Digital Library
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
The International Children's Digital Library has nearly 200 titles selected by national libraries, authors, and publishers representing 45 different cultures.

Into the Book
http://reading.ecb.org/

Learn about the comprehension strategies of:  prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, summarizing, evaluating and synthesizing).


Spelling City
http://www.spellingcity.com

Use the ready-made lists or enter your own.  There are 8 games that can be played.