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Throughout this page you will find  sections for stuff on workbooks, links, and games for reading and poetry.

Downloadable workbooks

(R & G) Internet 4 classrooms
quizzes/games/interactive work connected to ELA skills
Page by Page Books-online books free
worksheet available for use
The Academy of American Poets-American poet on a youtube
(R) Poetry Lover's Page
British/American Poets:Complete Collections of Poems:
Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allan Poe,Robert Louis Stevenson.The Best Of:William Blake, George Gordon Byron, William Ernest Henley,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Robert Service, William Shakespeare, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Russian Poets:Featured:Anna Akhmatova,Alexandr Blok,Nikolay Gumilev,Mikhail Lermontov,Osip Mandelshtam,Aleksandr Pushkin,Marina Tsvetaeva
(R) Acrostic Poems
In this online tool, students can learn about and write acrostic poems. An acrostic poem uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. All lines of the poem relate to or describe the main topic word. As part of the online tool, students brainstorm words to help write their poems and can save their work-in-progress to revise and edit, reinforcing elements of the writing process. Students can also print their finished acrostic poems or proudly show off their work by e-mailing it to a friend
(R)Types of Poetry

Types of Poetry - Examples of Famous Poems
All of the different types of poetry and literary terms can be found on this site together with many examples of the different styles and kinds of poetry. Additional examples of famous different poems and poetry can be found by clicking the above links.We have provided different definitions of poetry and literary terms together with the meaning and examples of different types of poems.The definitions and examples of different types of poetry and poems will also provide a variety of literary terms which can be used for reference as a glossary of literary terms or a dictionary specialising in different examples and types of poem, poetry and literary terms.
(R) One-Act Plays
Resources and information about one act plays and two-person scenes.
(R) Teaching Heart-Readers Theater Plays
Readers Theater is a dramatic presentation of a written work in a script form. Readers read from a "script" and reading parts are divided among the readers. No memorization, costumes, blocking, or special lighting is needed. Presentations can easily be done in a k-3 classroom. Scripts are held by the readers. Lines are not memorized. The focus is on reading the text with expressive voices and gestures. Making comprehending the text meaningful and fun for the student! Once you start Reader's Theater in your classroom you and your students will be loving it!!!
(R) Edinburg Library - Click on Tumble Books for great read out loud video books.
(R) Interactive Cinderalla Story (grades 1-3)-Interactive elements of Cinderella story.
Cinderella, Setting, Characters, Sequence, Exposition, Conflict ,Climax, Resolution
(R) Learning Today
Our reading games and activities are research-based and designed to help build key reading skills in a fun and engaging way. Included are phonemic awareness, phonics, sight words, vocabulary and reading comprehension. Give them a try and let us know what you think.        
Mighty Books-MightyBook helps kids discover the joy of reading with hundreds of animated, read-aloud story books and songs that are as entertaining as they are educational. Sample the books on these pages, and see for yourself.
some of the activities are in both English and Spanish        
NovelGuide: the premier free source for literary analysis on the web
Study Guides and Literature Essays by ClassicNotes -Study guides are offered for free by GradeSaver on novels, plays, poems and films
Tales from Shakespeare: A classic book summarizing the stories of all Shakespeare's plays
Bibliomania- has thousands of e-books, poems, articles, short stories and plays all of which are absolutely free
Family Eudcation -Same Difference-Make pairs out of antonyms or synonyms.
Sadlier-Oxford Reading Skills- (grade k-6) phonics,to prefixes,context clues, etc..

Free books for the beginning reader - Beginning Reader Stories are simple to use. The stories start at Level 1 with just the word I and the number 1. New vocabulary words are added with each new level. A picture of the word is provided if that particular word in the story is not in that level's vocabulary list. The story levels go along well with the lessons found in the excellent first grade reading program called Read Well by Voyager Sopris Learning.

                               Reading Games

Word Mayhem- create as many words as you can with the given letters in under a minute

 (R) Starfall-learn to read with phonics

BBC Words and Pictures - (phonics game)

ReadToMe- has videos of several well known performers reading books

FACT OR OPINION?- GAME Read the statements given and determine if they are facts or opinions.
Fling the Teacher - how print features affect text
Fling the Teacher 2-text features decriptions
Fling the Teacher 3- text features