Websites:

abcya.com

ixl.com

kidzone.ws

magickeys.com/books/

k12reader.com

readworks.org

readwritethink.org

graphic organizers

Children's books authors and illustrators (links to their websites)

graphic organizers for reading comprehension

the best children's books.org

 

Reading Resources for parents:

How can you tell if a book is a "good fit" book for your child to read?

Tips for parents

A to Z text leveling resource to find books at your child's level or check to see what level a book is.

Scholastic Wizard - another resource to find leveled books or check a book's level

 

Figurative Language - Metaphors, Similes, Hyperboles, Idioms. Alliteration, Personifications and Onomatopoeias

Videos:

Figurative Language Rap Song

Figurative Language - Mr. Sato 411

Simile

Hyperbole

Alliteration

onomatopoeia

metaphor

personification

Websites:

Examples of Figurative Language - Your Dictionary

Time for Kids - Figurative Language Homework Helper

 

Context Clues - how to figure out words using the clues in the sentence or paragraph

Videos:

Context Clues Clara O'Neal

Websites:

Tune Into Learning - Context Clues 3 activities

Rags to Riches

Examples/Types of Context Clues

Practice with Context Clues

Lots of links to Context Clues activities and games

 

Main Idea - What is the book, passage, text or poem mainly about?

Videos:

Flocabulary - Main Idea

Main Idea and Supporting Details

Main Idea with help from finding the topic

Websites:

Main Idea online game

Main Idea Hamburger Game

Main Idea Quiz

 

Author's Purpose - Why is the author writing this book, article, passage, or text?

Videos:

Author's Purpose with P.I.E.

Flocabulary Song - Author's Purpose

Websites:

Author's Purpose Super Shoot

Author's Purpose with Short Passages

 

Cause and Effect

Videos:

Song about Cause and Effect

Websites:

Cause and Effect - Rags to Riches

 

Fact vs. Opinion

Videos:

Fact vs. Opinion for Kids

How to Identify Fact vs. Opinion in Writing and Research

Websites:

Fact vs. Opinion Quia game

 

Summary

Videos:

 

Websites:

 

Reading Jeopardy Game

 

Vocabulary

Websites:

vocabulary learning for kids

Vocabulary

Flocabulary - third grade word list