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:
Questions to ask your child based on type of genre.
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
Figurative Language Rap Song
Figurative Language - Mr. Sato 411
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
Context Clues Clara O'Neal
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?
Flocabulary - Main Idea
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Main Idea with help from finding the topic
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?
Author's Purpose with P.I.E.
Flocabulary Song - Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose Super Shoot
Author's Purpose with Short Passages
Cause and Effect
Song about Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect - Rags to Riches
Fact vs. Opinion
Fact vs. Opinion for Kids
How to Identify Fact vs. Opinion in Writing and Research
Fact vs. Opinion Quia game
Reading Jeopardy Game
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