Language Homework and Reinforcment IdeasCurriculum Vocabulary/General Language WebsitesHarcourt Resources - Complete and thorough resources for StoryTown CurriculumthinkCentral - Additional resources for StoryTown Curriculum. Website will read stories to your child, provide additional vocabulary comprehension opportunities, provide some graphic organizers.- Use for following directions, sequencing, explaining procedures, and vocabulary.LiketoRead.com - Comprehensive and wonderful resource regarding reading comprehension and many language components such as: Story retelling, summariazing, inferences, answering questions, and determining important information.
- An online elementary classroom with lessons in Geography, Science, Language Arts, and more.
English Activities - Homonyms, verb tenses, contractions, parts of speech and more.
Grammar Crackers -Grammar Games by Lonn Swanson
Have Fun Headquarters by Tracy Gefroh Boyd - Synonyms, antonyms, idioms, categories, grammar, rhyming, and analogies.
Idioms and Figurative LanguageCambridge Dictionary of Idioms - Worksheets you can download for your students. Preview these before using...Some mature languageVocabulary
Mrs. Casserly's More Fun with Speech and Language Page. This is a new page I'm currently working on for additional language practice with my students. It has been useful in class as well as at-home practice for those students who have internet access.
Crossword Express- Online crossword puzzles. (Number puzzles available too!)
Discovery School- Look under their teaching tools for the vocabulary quiz whiz tool and make up a vocabulary quiz for any words you are working on in no time at all.
Online Games and Activities at Syvum proverbs. If you like them, you can order more. - Here you will find activities for synonyms, antonyms, comprehension, plurals, defining, past tense, spelling, etc.
Have Fun Headquarters by Tracy Gefroh Boyd - Synoyms, antonyms, idioms, categories, grammar, rhyming, and analogies.
Vocabulary University - Vocabulary tasks for upper elementary through adult ages.
World of Words-Vocabulary games by Lonn Swanson
Word Central- Merriam-Webster's online dictionary for kids. Great for working on defining skills. I also like the "Daily Buzzword".
Words at Random - Random House website with dictionary games and quizzes.Sequencing
Sequencing Activities by Tracy Gefroh Boyd Have students sequence steps to explain a procedure. A mystery picture is revealed for a correct response.
Listening Skillshttp://www.fisherprice.com/us/littlepeople/clubhouse/games.asp?section=animalsounds&gameID=LP_AnimalSounds - The Fisher Price Animal Sounds Game – listen to animal sounds and match to their pictures
http://www.manythings.org/ac/- audio concentration games
http://pbskids.org/lions/games/ears.html- Listening to sounds to form words – also a great phonemic awareness activityhttp://www.mnsu.edu/comdis/kuster4/part88.htmlDo you hear what I hear – Great resource for listening sites.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/in_the_bag/index.html- Follow clues to figure out “What’s in the Bag!”http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/games/tina2/tina2lo.htmlFollow directions with Talking Tina