READING:


http://www.cybrary.org/author.htm
A huge collection of interactive reading activities and linkshttp://thelearningpad.net/readersworkshop.html Reader's workshop ideas
Reading worksheets and resources K-6: http://www.busyteacherscafe.com/printables/reading.html

Reading Strategies

Making Predictions: http://www.tv411.org/lessons/cfm/reading.cfm?str=reading&num=11&act=3&que=1
Scanning when Reading: http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading/techniques/scanning/flash2.shtml - a fantastic detective game (Year 6 boys loved this)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading/techniques/scanning/index.shtml factsheet, worksheet, quiz, game
http://www.bbc.co.uk/raw/money/express_unit_small_print/ Factsheet, worksheet, quiz, game
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading/techniques/skimming/index.shtml Skim reading: factsheet, worksheet, quiz, game

Cause and Effect:
http://www.orland135.org/schools/high_point/staff/mwrzesinski.asp#cause_and_effect
Cause and Effect Online Test:
http://www.mytestbook.com/worksheet.aspx?topics=Reading%20Cause%20and%20Effect&subject=LanguageArts&grade=3&test=750

Fact or Opinion: http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading/fact_and_opinion/index.shtml Factsheet, worksheet, quiz

Figurative Language: http://www.sturgeon.k12.mo.us/elementary/numphrey/subjectpages/languagearts/figuresofspeech.html Contains a list of web addresses for each kind of FL

Rhetorical devices in sound
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/rhetoricaldevicesinsound.htm


http://www.rhlschool.com/reading.htm Reading comprehension worksheets for several of the strategies

Author's Purpose:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading/typesoftext/index.shtml Types of text: Factsheet, worksheet, quiz, game

Summarising: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REjJxKJwBvE Students can summarise what happens in this humorous clip (unable to embed clip)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading/summarising/index.shtml Factsheet, worksheet, quiz, game

Book Club

http://www.epals.com/forums/101.aspx An online, global book club for primary and secondary students

http://www.channel4learning.com/sites/bookbox/home.htm Book Box has games, book details and activities

Novel/Text Study

http://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature-study-guides/cramcasts.html Podcasts on novels

Holes: http://www.louissachar.com/HolesBook.htm

http://www.allenandunwin.com/teaching/trholes.asp
http://www.mce.k12n.net/reading39/holes.htm



Literature Circles









http://lessonplancentral.com/lessons/Language_Arts/Literature_Circles/index.htm Contains links to pdf lit circles activities



Shakespeare

Glossary: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/Section/Shakespeare-Glossary.id-305499,articleId-30084.html

http://teachers.guardian.co.uk/ViewLesson.aspx?id=5199& Shakespeare introductory lesson for students








Reading genres posters: http://hill.troy.k12.mi.us/staff/bnewingham/myweb3/genres.htm