My List of Awesome Language Arts Resources

June 28, 2010


Asalaam ‘Alaikum,

I’ve already shared my list of Awesome Mathematics Resources – I have more, but have to organize them first (who knows how long that will take?!?)

However, I thought it high time I shared some of my favorite Language Arts Resources. You may not find everything in that list (there may be many other fine materials available) but this is what I have been using for quite some time now – and insha’Allah you and your family will benefit from them as we have.

ALPHABET RECOGNITION

Lesson Plans
Pre-3 DLTK-Teach Lesson plans, Activities
Pre-3 Carls Corner Alphabet activities & Lessons
Pre-5 Letter of the Week Letter Recognition
Pre-5 KidZone Alphabet Lessons & Books,
Pre-5 SoftSchools Alphabetize;
Pre-6 Apples 4 the Teacher Alphabetize, Letter Recognition, Coloring Pages & Activities,
K-1 Student Activities Letter Recognition
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Alphabet;
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
K-5 Stairway to Reading Reading Lessons
K-3 Compact for Reading Lesson Plans
K-3 Between the Lions Lesson Plans
Worksheets
Pre-5 TLS Books Alphabet Recognition
K-3 Beginning Reading Letter Recognition worksheets
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Printable Alphabet Recognition
K-3 Education.com Printable Alphabet Worksheets
All TLS Books All LArts Worksheets
Printable Materials
Pre-3 DLTK-Teach Print Bingo Games, Dominoes, Memory Cards
Pre-3 Carls Corner Alphabet Materials & Worksheets
All Education.com Alphabet related activities
All KizClub All Printable Materials
Online Learning
K-5 Road to Reading Learn the Alphabet
K-5 Starfall Learn the Alphabet
All Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
PreK-1 Literacy Center Education Learn the Alphabet Online
All Beginning Reader Alphabet Search Online
Online Games
K-3 Between the Lions Games
Pre-1 Create a Reader Letter Recognition, Letter Sounds, Rhyming
Pre-5 MeddyBemps Letters; Writing Practice;
K-5 Read-Write-Think **Make Your Own**

Awesome List of things &

Crossword Puzzles

K-5 British Council Games & Stories
K-5 Literactive Games & Stories
All ICT Games Awesome games!

PHONICS

Lesson Plans
Pre-1 Beginner Phonics Phonics Lessons to view online
Pre-3 Carls Corner Phonics activities
Pre-5 Letter of the Week Sound Recognition
Pre-5 KidZone Phonics Lesson Plans & Materials
Pre-5 SoftSchools Phonics
K-1 Student Activities (K-1) Literacy Activities
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Alphabet; Writing;
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
K-5 Stairway to Reading Reading Lessons
1-4 Beginner Phonics Word Structure Lessons
Worksheets
Pre-5 KidZone Phonics
Pre-5 TLS Books Phonics
K-3 Beginning Reading Phonics Worksheets, Print Books
K-3 Learning Target All Phonics Worksheets
K-3 Education.com Printable Phonics Worksheets
All Zaner-Boser Phonics Worksheets
All SchoolExpress Phonics Worksheets
All TLS Books All LArts Worksheets
Pre-5 SoftSchools Phonics
Printable Materials
Pre-3 Carls Corner Phonics Games
All Education.com Phonics related activities
All KizClub Phonics Activities
All KizClub Phonics Flashcards
Online Learning
K, 1 Starfall Different levels

Guided Reading

K, 1 Literactive Different levels

Guided Reading

Games

K-5 Road to Reading Learn Phonics & Reading
All Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
All Free Reading Online Reading Program
All Beginning Reader Online Phonics (Listen & Learn)
All Beginning Reader Online Phonics (Word Families)
All Beginning Reader Online Phonics (Homophones)
Online Games
K-3 Between the Lions Games
All Scholastic Computer Lab Fun online games
Pre-1 Create a Reader Rhyming
K-5 British Council Games & Stories
All Knowledge Adventure Games
All I Know That! Games
K-5 Literactive Games & Stories
All ICT Games Awesome games!

GRAMMAR

Lesson Plans
Pre-5 SoftSchools Plurals; Nouns; Verbs;
Pre-3 Carls Corner Grammar Lessons
K-3 Compact for Reading Lesson Plans
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
Worksheets
Pre-5 TLS Books Grammar;
K-3 Learning Target Grammar Worksheets
K-3 Education.com Printable Grammar Worksheets
All SchoolExpress Grammar Worksheets
All TLS Books All LArts Worksheets
Printable Materials
K-3 Between the Lions Games
All Education.com Grammar related activities
Learn Online
All Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
All Fact Monster Online Reference
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
All Grammar Blast Grammar Questions for review
Online Games
K-3 Between the Lions Games
All Scholastic Computer Lab Fun online games
K-5 British Council Games & Stories
All I Know That! Games
All ICT Games Awesome games!
All Grammar Practice Park Cool games for practice!
Reference Materials
***** Donna Young Printables Grammar Rules
***** Fact Monster Grammar Rules
All McGraw-Hill Workbooks – all levels

Literature, Spelling, Grammar

READING

Lesson Plans
Pre-3 Carls Corner Sight Words; Reading; Word Families; Word Study
Pre-5 KidZone Reading Practice
K-1 Student Activities (K-1) Literacy Activities
2-3 Student Activities (2-3) Literacy Activities
4-5 Student Activities (2-3) Literacy Activities
K-3 Compact for Reading Lesson Plans
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Literature Centers Materials
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Reader’s Workshop Materials
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Poetry Reading Materials
k-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Shared Reading
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
1-5 Learning Target Vocabulary Lessons
1-5 Learning Target Reading Comprehension Lessons
All Mc-Graw Hill Awesome Lessons
All Literature Treasure Chest Learn Literature
Worksheets
Pre-5 KidZone Phonics
Pre-5 TLS Books Phonics, Rhyme
K-3 Learning Target Reading Worksheets
K-3 Education.com Printable Reading Worksheets
All FCRR Student Center Activities & Worksheets
All SchoolExpress Sight Word Activities
All TLS Books All LArts Worksheets
Printable Materials
Pre-3 Carls Corner Games
1-5 Scholastic Word Wizard **Make Your Own**

Dictionary & Vocabulary Quiz

K-5 Read-Write-Think **Make Your Own**

Awesome List of things

& Crossword Puzzles

All Education.com Reading related activities
All Mc-Graw Hill Awesome Lessons
All Graphics Organizers Graphics Organizers for Reading
All Graphic Organizers Graphics Organizers – All Types
Learn Online
K, 1 Starfall (Learning to Read) Different levels

Guided Reading

2-3 Starfall (I’m Reading!) Read for fun!
Pre-K Learn to Read Pretty Simple
All Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
All Literactive Online Learning Program
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
All Literature Treasure Chest Learn Literature
All FAIR Search Tool Search Lessons on Video
All Free Reading Online Reading Program
Online Games
1-5 Sight Word Games Matching; Sight Words; Sentence Building; Fridge Magnets;
K-5 British Council Games & Stories
K-5 Reading is Fundamental Games & Stories
All ICT Games Awesome games!
Resources
All Read Literature Online & Read

Waldorf & Ambleside Online Curricula

Read books related to their curriculum.
All Project Gutenburg Read older literature online.
All Read Print Read literature online.
All InfoPlease (Literature) Resource for all things Literature
All InfoPlease (Poetry) Resource for all things Poetry
All McGraw-Hill Workbooks – all levels

Literature, Spelling, Grammar

All FAIR Search Tool Search Lessons on Video

SPELLING

Lesson Plans
Pre-3 Carls Corner Spelling Activities
Pre-5 Letter of the Week Spelling Curriculum
K-3 Compact for Reading Lesson Plans
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Lesson Ideas & Materials
All Mc-Graw Hill Awesome Lessons
All Spelling Lists Themed Spelling Lists
All Free Reading Vocabulary Builders
Worksheets
Pre-5 TLS Books Spelling
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Lesson Ideas & Materials
K-3 Education.com Printable Spelling Worksheets
All Mc-Graw Hill Awesome Lessons
All Zaner-Boser Phonics Worksheets
All TLS Books Dolch Word List Coloring Pages!
All TLS Books Spelling Worksheets
Printable Materials
K-5 Read-Write-Think **Make Your Own**

Awesome List of things

& Crossword Puzzles

Pre-5 SoftSchools **Make Your Own**

word search & word scramble

K-5 SuperKids ** Make Your Own **

Word search, Word Scramble, Hangman Games

All Education.com Spelling related activities
All Mc-Graw Hill Awesome
All Free Reading Prefix/Suffixes
Online Learning
All Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
All Fact Monster Online Reference
All Scholastic Make Word Search / Scrambled Words
All Literacy Center Education Learn spelling for colors, words & shapes
Online Games
All Kid Spell **Make Your Own**

Awesome Games

1-6 Spelling City **Make Your Own**

Spelling Practice, Games, Etc.

K-5 Read-Write-Think Awesome Games Online
All Scholastic Computer Lab Fun online games
1-5 Kid Zone Sight Word Games
All Fact Monster Spelling Games
All Knowledge Adventure Spelling Games
All ICT Games Awesome games!
All Spelling Match Online Spelling Game
All Houghton Mifflin – Spelling Crossword Puzzles
All Houghton Mifflin – Spelling Word Finds
All Word Builder Awesome spelling practice
All Word Sort Awesome spelling practice
All Houghton Mifflin – Spelling 2 Word Finds
All Harcourt Brace Spelling Game
Spelling Fluency Practice
All Word Builder Awesome spelling practice
All Word Sort Awesome spelling practice
All Spelling Match Online Spelling Game
All Houghton Mifflin – Spelling Crossword Puzzles
All Houghton Mifflin – Spelling Word Finds
Reference Materials
***** Donna Young Printables Spelling Rules
All McGraw-Hill Workbooks – all levels

Literature, Spelling, Grammar

HANDWRITING

General Materials
***** Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
***** Donna Young Printables Watch online writing examples
**** Miss Meacham’s Class Handwriting practice
**** Handwriting Wizard Handwriting worksheets &

** Create Your Own **

*** Literacy Center Education Watch writing online
**** Zaner-Boser Handwriting worksheets

** Create Your Own **

*** SchoolExpress All Handwriting Practice
*** TLS Books All Handwriting Practice
*** Free Reading Handwriting Practice
**** Beginning Readers All Handwriting Practice & Blank
Pre-Writing
*** KidZone Pre-Printing Practice
**** Literactive Pre-Writing Practice Worksheets
K-3 Education.com Printable Writing Worksheets
All Education.com Printable Writing activities
**** Handwriting Wizard Handwriting worksheets
Manuscript
****** MeddyBemps Practice Writing Letters Online
***** Donna Young Printables Writing Practice worksheets & viewer
***** Literactive Writing Practice Worksheets – capitols
***** Literactive Writing Practice Worksheets – lower case
**** Starfall Writing Worksheets
**** Beginning Reading Letter Writing worksheets
**** DLTK Teach Dynamic Writing Pages
*** Learning Page Alphabet Writing Practice
*** TLS Books Alphabet Writing
*** Mrs. Meacham’s Class Alphabet; Handwriting;
Carls Corner Handwriting Worksheets
KidZone Writing Practice
SoftSchools Writing Practice
K-3 Education.com Printable Writing Worksheets
All Education.com Printable Writing activities
**** Handwriting Wizard Handwriting worksheets
**** Zaner-Boser Handwriting worksheets

** Create Your Own **

Cursive Writing
***** Donna Young Printables Writing Practice worksheets & viewer
KidZone Cursive Worksheets
Education.com Printable Writing Worksheets
Education.com Printable Writing activities
**** Handwriting Wizard Handwriting worksheets
**** Zaner-Boser Handwriting worksheets

** Create Your Own **

CREATIVE WRITING

Lesson Plans
Pre-3 Carls Corner Writing Activities
Pre-5 Letter of the Week Journal Ideas
Pre-5 KidZone Creative Writing Ideas
K-3 Compact for Reading Lesson Plans
K-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Shared Writing Lessons
k-3 Mrs. Meacham’s Class Writing Workshop Mini-Lessons
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
All Scholastic Writing Lessons
All Education.com Printable Writing activities
All McGraw-Hill Additional Writing Lessons
All Free Reading Writing Lessons
Worksheets
Pre-5 KidZone Writing
K-3 Education.com Printable Writing Worksheets
All Shape Book Patterns Patterns for shape books
All TLS Books Writing Worksheets
Writing Prompts
***** Imagination Prompts Prompts for writing
***** Picture Prompts Picture Prompts
***** Writing Fix Journal Prompts & More
***** Children’s Books Forever Picture books for inspiration!
***** SchoolExpress.com Awesome Writing Ideas
**** IDCL Read first part of book and have them finish the ending!
*** DK Images Picture Prompts
*** Chateau Meddybemps Journal Writing Pages to Print
1-5 Primary Journal Ideas Journal Writing Ideas
All Scholastic Writing Lessons
All Story Starters Writing Prompts
All Wacky Web Tales Fun fill in the blank stories
All Ideas for Writers Writing Ideas
***** Gratitude Writing Writing what you are grateful for
**** The Story Starter Jr. Writing Prompts
**** PicLits Picture Writing Prompts
Online Learning
All Free World U Online Flashcard Learning
K-5 Read-Write-Think Lesson Plans
All Character Scrapbook Analyze a character from a book
All Poetry Idea Engine Poetry Learning & Ideas
All Kristine George Learn Poetry Online
All Shel Silverstein Learn Poetry Online
All Evaluation Station Awesome – evaluate your writing!
Online Games
All Scholastic Computer Lab Fun online games
K-3 Reading Planet Games, Stories, Book lists
K-5 Read-Write-Think **Make Your Own**

Many tools for writers

1-5 Sight Word Games Sight Words; Sentence Building; Fridge Magnets;
All ICT Games Awesome games!
Reference Materials
All InfoPlease Great Reference for Writing!

POETRY

Lesson Plans
*** Kristen George Read, Hear, & Write Poetry

LITERATURE RESOURCES

Author Websites
K-3 Teaching Books Links to author websites
Reading Lists
All Scholastic Reading Lists – any topic!
All Reading is Fundamental Book Lists
All Book Adventure Books Lists – make your own!
All Mixing in Math Recommended Math Texts
Online Literature
All Online Literature Project Read older literature online.
All Project Gutenburg Read older literature online.
All Read Print Read literature online.
All Houghton Mifflin – Science Awesome short non-fiction articles.
All Houghton Mifflin – History Awesome short non-fiction articles.
Literature Reviews
**** Amazon Literature reviews
**** Barnes & Noble Literature reviews
*** Read Kiddo Read Book reviews
*** Children’s Literature Network Literature reviews, authors, books, etc.
*** Scholastic Store Books to browse!

Insha’Allah this list will get you started. If you have anything to add – please let me know. We are always on the lookout for other great materials available, insha’Allah.

Asalaam ‘Alaikum,
Sumayyah Umm SAA

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One Response to “ My List of Awesome Language Arts Resources ”

  1. Nakia on July 5, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    As salaamu ‘alaikum,

    JazakILLAH Khairin for the links – that is one extensive list!

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