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Language Arts Links

 

Discover Writing, with Barry Lane. Lesson plans for teachers.

The Five Paragraph Essay page. "At this site, you will find the information you need to learn how to write the essay as well as some writing prompts to help you develop skill."

An on-line game where you match words with the correct part of speech.

Loads of neat grammar and punctuation activities at ProTeacher! At this same site you can find activities and lesson plans on the following topics: primary reading, intermediate literature, listening and speaking, writing, books and reviews, thematic units, special needs and teaching practices.

At the Guide to Grammar and Writing you can get help on all sorts of grammar issues. There is information on grammar at the sentence, paragraph and essay level, as well as FAQs and quizzes.

Lessons at fifth grade level under the broad topics of spelling, writing, grammar, and general language

Education Planet has an enormous selection of lesson plans and activities covering topics such as book reports, journalism, literature, phonics, poetry, writing, vocabulary, and grammar.

About has a collection of lesson plans on Grammar/Usage; Ideas/Lessons; Literature; Reading/Phonics; Spelling/Words and Writing.

Reading and Language Arts Resources on the Net is an annotated directory of reading and language arts sites found on the World Wide Web.

The ERIC Clearinghouse for Reading, English, and Communication is dedicated to providing educational materials, services, and coursework to everyone interested in the language arts.

The Internet School Library Media Center (ISLMC) contains the Children's Literature and Language Arts index page which focuses on children's literature in education. Teachers, library media professionals, parents and students will find information on children's literature and associated language arts here.

Here's a page which has rubrics for speaking and writing.

Discovery has loads of rubrics as well as some interesting report card comments!

Common Errors in English starts by explaining approximately 400 common errors, then looks at a bunch of interesting topics including 'The Curmudgeon's Stylebook', 'Non-sexist language', and 'Dr NAD's Prig Page'. There is also a spelling test you can take!

ABCs of the Writing Process has links to 34 sites concerned with writing, covering the general topics of 'general writing process links', 'prewriting', 'revising', 'editing', 'publishing', and 'for teachers'.

Try the Language Arts site at Education World. It covers books, Literature Circles, grammar, and writing to name but a few.

Teachers Helping Teachers has a Language Arts section with eight different lesson plans. (Link takes you to the Language Arts section)

Rebecca Sitton's spelling method is outlined at this site. It also has some activities for you to download.

Middleweb has an Language Arts site full of links to lessons and activities in reading, writing and English.

Word Play is a site that has links to dozens of sites which 'play with words'. Lots of fun to be had here!