Percipio Percepi Perceptum


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

Downloadable workbooks

1st grade packet- some pages can be repeated will variety of books

ELA workbook-1st unit 1

ELA workbook-1st unit 2

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages with Test Questions-Free Reading Comprehension assessment passages for 2nd Grade with answer keys and targeted reading comprehension tutorials. Main Idea & Details, Fact & Opinion, Inference, Context Clues, and Compare & Contrast


Khan Academy READING BETA- recently created and added 2nd- 8th grade. Free but you will need a free account to track progress.

Downloadable Reading books-  These resources are provided for teachers to help students with severe disabilities participate in the general curriculum. Please limit the use and distribution of these materials accordingly.
(R & G) Internet 4 classrooms
quizzes/games/interactive work connected to ELA skills
Page by Page Books-online books free
(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.

One Act pays- read for free

(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!!!

Edinburg Library- scroll down and click on Tumble books- great read out louds and video books

Cinderella Story Interactive- covers setting, characters, sequence, Conflict, Climax etc.

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

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.

Whooo's Reading:- teacher or parent will need to set up the free account but as great comprehensive questions to be used on any book your child is reading.  

FREE Reading Activities- site offer downloadable decodable passages,lesson plans,word list generator,picture cards,toolkit,

BeatingDyslexia- Everybody who works for is dyslexic. This website was created so we could share all the information and techniques that have helped us to overcome our literacy difficulties. We have also found tons of other useful stuff, and it’s all free.

Do2Learn-- while it has some items for purchase does offer a lot of FREE materials and activites for students as well.

ReadWrite Think- INTERACTIVE -select grade and reading skill

Study Skills - Study Skills for Students with Dyslexia

Natural Reader-you can drag an drop text and it will read it for you

                               Reading Games

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

Story Online- stories read by celebrities

 (R) Starfall-learn to read with phonics
FACT OR OPINION?- GAME Read the statements given and determine if they are facts or opinions.


McGraw Hill Youtube videos- explains various reading skills

KidsEduc for reading comprehension skills

KidsEduc -pk-k

Jack Hartman Kids Music Channel- learn letters etc through music. (pk-1)