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Reading and Writing
Use these Internet resources to explore ways this can enhance your reading curriculum.

Teacher Resources

Online Lesson Plans/Resources for Books & Writing

The Writing Site
http://thewritingsite.org/
Buddy2 Literacy Backpacks
http://www.buddyproject.org/backpack/theme.asp
S.C.O.R.E.
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html
Children’s Literature Web Guide
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html
Children’s Author and Illustrator Directory
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/authors.html
Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site
http://www.carolhurst.com/index.html
Scholastic.com
http://www.scholastic.com/
Read Write Think
http://www.readwritethink.org/
Librarians' Index to the Internet
http://lii.org/
Book Adventure
http://bookadventure.org/
Lesson Locator
http://www.lessonlocator.org/
ProTeacher: Reading and Language Arts
http://www.proteacher.com/070000.shtml
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Kim's Korner for Teacher Talk
http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/

Online Stories

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/
Aesop’s Fables
http://www.aesopfables.com/
Bedtime Stories
http://the-office.com/bedtime-story/
CandleLight Stories
http://www.candlelightstories.com/
Children’s StoryBooks Online
http://www.magickeys.com/books/index.html
Help for Teaching Fiction in the Classroom
http://www.fictionteachers.com/
Web Time Stories
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/webtime/

Favorite Author/Illustrators/Characters Online

Arthur’s Web Site
http://pbskids.org/arthur/
Peter Rabbit
http://www.peterrabbit.co.uk/
Dav Pilky’s Web Site ‘o Fun
http://www.pilkey.com/
Jan Brett’s Home Page
http://www.janbrett.com/

Online Resources for Poetry

Poetry Express
http://www.poetryexpress.org/
Rhyme Zone
http://www.rhymezone.com/
Poetry Teacher
http://www.poetryteachers.com/
KidzPage
http://gardenofsong.com/kidzpage/

Online Forums and Author Interviews

Scholastic.com
http://www.scholastic.com/
Reading Teacher Listserve
http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/RT/sarah.html
Additional Teacher Mailing Lists
http://www.teachers.net/mailrings/

Caldecott and Newberry

Caldecott Home Page
http://www.ala.org/alsc/caldecott.html
Newberry Home Page
http://www.ala.org/alsc/newbery.html
 

Assessing Student Reading & Writing

Assessing Projects
http://www.tammypayton.net/library/assess.shtml
 

Student Resources

1. Basic operations and concepts

Teaching Searching Strategies
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/search/
Surfing for ABC’s
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/abc/
Do Spiders Live on the World Wide Web
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/storyhour/spiders/
Kids Search Tool
http://www.rcls.org/ksearch.htm

2. Social, ethical and human issues

CyberNetiquette Disney Online
http://disney.go.com/cybersafety/
Disney Online Safety Tips
http://disney.go.com/corporate/legal/safety_tips.html
Safely Surfing on the Internet
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/surf/
Teaching Students Safety on the Internet
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/collab/safety.shtml
Evaluating and Using Print and Media Resources
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/print/

3. Technology productivity tools

Kids Pub
http://www.kidpub.org/kidpub/
Giggle Poetry
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/
Students Publishing Poetry
http://www.dreamagic.com/poetry/children.html
Artic Observations: A Student Writing Project
http://www.arcticobs.org/
Think Quest
http://www.thinkquest.org/library/
Wacky Web Tales
http://www.eduplace.com/tales/index.html
Creating Interactive Information on the Internet
http://www.buddyproject.org/jfy/teachers/interaction.asp
Susan Silverman’s Collaborative Projects
http://kids-learn.org/
Designing a School Web Site
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/design/

4. Technology communications tool

Monster Exchange
http://www.monsterexchange.org/
Mrs. Claus’ Workshop
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/proj/claus/leader.html
Blogging
hhttp://www.blogger.com/start
Google Documents
http://www.google.com/support/writely/
Collaborative Projects
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/collab/

5. Technology research tools

Add “quotes” around title of book, author or illustrator when searching

Buddy2 Sites for Kids
http://www.buddyproject.org/jfy/kids/default.asp
Buddy2 Thematic Ideas
http://www.buddyproject.org/thematic/
Visit Author/Illustrator’s Website
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/authors.html
Something Fishy
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/owl/
Hedgehogs
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/hedge/
Months of the Year
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/month/

6. Technology problem-solving and decision-making

Buddy2 Computer Capers
http://www.buddyproject.org/capers/
Earth Day Groceries Project
http://www.earthdaybags.org/
Charlotte’s Web
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/charlotte/
The Great American Egg Hunt
http://www.marshall-es.marshall.k12.tn.us/jobe/egghunt/info.html