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Walton County School District

Literacy Links

ELA Links

ELA Website Description
America Achieves Lesson videos, editable lesson plans, and links to great CCSS websites!
Beacon Learning Center Lesson plan library: filled with easy to implement lesson plans for every grade level and subject!
Book Source Classroom Organizer FREE digital classroom library/book organizer, book trader, etc
Flocabulary
Online library of hip-hop songs, videos and activities for supplementing instruction in grades K-12.
Hello Literacy Literacy blog…GREAT stuff here!
Laura Candler's Literacy Strategies Variety of teaching methods for reading instruction and FREE PRINTABLES
Library of Congress Access to primary documents
Literacy Circles Resource Center LITERATURE CIRCLES!! K-5 Great resources!
Literacy Design Collaborative Template-based approach to literacy demands of literacy instruction…awesome ELA, Science & SS tasks and modules!
Literacy Tools for Teachers CCSS Writing prompt builder and text complexity meter
Lit2Go Free online collection of stories and poems in MP3 format
National Science Teachers Association Free science resources (grades 3-4)
Newsela Innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing.” News articles that connect content to reading level.
Ohiorc.org FANTASTIC site- virtual bookshelf (sorted by strand or theme), reading strategies, reading and writing resources.
Only2clicks Web-based bookmarking tool.
Plickers Interactive formative assessments
ReadWorks Free lesson plans
readwritethink Standards based lesson plans, interactive tools, apps, and printables.
Rewordify Levels any text and converts text into easier to read version.
Scholastic Book Expert FREE searchable database provides information about text, including lexile level, grade level, and other measurable indicators!
Student Treasures FREE student publishing company
Thomson Gale

Magazines on Thomson Gale database that include full .pdf issues

Contact your literacy coach or Sharie Smith for password information.

Tween Tribune Great resource for informational text- student/kid-friendly articles for any topic you are teaching!
Vale Middle School Articles of the Week Articles are available online and can be printed.
Visual Thesaurus VocabGrabber analyzes any text you're interested in using, generating lists – Tier 3 down to Tier 1.
Wonderopolis Jump start students’ critical & creative thinking skills & get an idea of their interest level (for motivating informational text selection.)
Wordsmyth Comprehensive dictionary: gives definitions in kid-friendly terms, vocabulary activities, and more!
Wordsmyth Kids Illustrated kid dictionary: K-3 readers!
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