Leveled Books Database  - for K-2 teachers

Lexile Framework for Reading  - for grades 3-12 teachers

Houghton Mifflin Education Place

Write Source: Writing Topics

Book Discussion Guides - from the Multnomah County Library

Center for The Improvement of Early Reading Achievement

Children's Picture Book Database  - Indexes abstracts of over 4,000 picture books for children.

Creative Writing for Kids  -- a multitude of links! A few categories include copyright issues, editing help, submitting pieces, teaching poetry, and details for stories.

Dositey.com - K-8 interactive lessons, exercises and more in language arts and math.

EDSITEment  - Online resources for teaching the humanities (English, history, art history and foreign languages).  From the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Educator's Reference Desk: Language Arts


Emergent Literacy Links  -- from the ProTeacher site.

FreeReading - Teacher created K-3 resource that includes vocabulary, comprehension, morphology, writing lesson ideas and graphic organizers.

Gloria's Web Site  - Online teacher's workshop on implementing the writing process in the classroom.

International Reading Association

Into the Book

KidBibs  - Teaching and parenting resource to support children's reading, writing and learning.

Kids and Reading

Linda's Links to Literature - 5500 links to activities and lesson plans for children's and young adult literature.

Literacy Matters

Literacy Rules! Teacher Resources

The Literacy Web -Contains links to literacy resources and is organized by grade.  Topics include assessment, content area literacy, connecting to writing, effective teaching, literacy standards, multicultural literacy; and links to research, online discussions, a newsletter, and more.

McREL: Language Arts Resources and Standards

Mosaic Listserv Tools - literacy assessments, lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations and more!

Ms. Smith's English Page  -- This is a resource page for Ms. Smith's eighth grade English classes in Weymouth, MA.

National Academy of Sciences' Compact for Reading Materials

National Council of Teachers of English

On-Line Books Page

Online Poetry Classroom - Education initiative from the Academy of American Poets.

Outta Ray's Head  - This site contains a variety of lesson plans.  For example, here you will find ideas for blending art and writing, and a 16-week unit that culminates in an electronically published autobiography.

PBS TeacherSource Arts & Literature

Read Write Think

Reading a-z.com  - Provides educators with over 150 downloadable guided reading books.

Reading Comprehension - These original stories, poems, essays, and articles teach main idea, inference, and word meanings from context.  For elementary and intermediate.

Reading Online  - A professional journal from the International Reading Association.

SCORE CyberGuides - Units of instruction centered on core works of literature.

Starfall For K-2 teachers and students.  Rhyming games and high interest books that teach phonemic awareness.

Teach 21 Strategy Bank - Topics include: Activating Prior Knowledge, Vocabulary Development, Comprehension Strategies, Summarization Techniques, Writing across the Curriculum.

Teachers Helping Teachers - Language Arts  - Classroom activities on figurative language, book sharing, interpreting proverbs, and more.

Textmapping Project - reading comprehension, writing and study skills.

Thinkfinity Literacy Network - Free online literacy resources for teachers, parents, adult learners, tutors, and volunteers.

Web English Teacher

Wisconsin State Reading Association Recommended Links

Writing Fix