Elementary Resources to Support Literacy At Home
Prodigy English- Helps students in Grades 1-6 develop reading and language skills
EPIC- Explore over 40,000 books, audiobooks, and learning videos
National Geographic- Encourages students to explore, and learn through animal videos, brain boosters, and educational games
Storylineonline- Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations
Time For Kids- Articles are customized to differing grade-level bands
Starfall- Children’s website which teaches basic reading and writing skills
ReadWorks- Uses articles to support reading comprehension at all levels
This free website is full of learning games for students in kindergarten through grade 8.
Scholastic News for Kids:
A parent section, Family Matters, offers parents tips for using this innovative kids' news site at home to introduce their children to the events, people, and ideas that shape our world.
A good site for kids, parents and teachers. There are many free components as well as a yearly subscription for $25.00. Material is primarily for grades K-6, although they are extending the middle school and high school components. Teachers and parents can join an on-line forum community for specific topics and grade levels related to literacy.
Reading is Fundamental
It promotes the fun of reading, the importance of book choice and the benefits to families of having books at home.