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Literacy Help

 

 

Letters/Sounds/Alphabet games
Most Used:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/words/dgi.shtml   (rhyming, beginning sounds, ending sounds)
Other Recommended Sites:
http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/ (games and resources for parents – all grades)
Phonics/Reading Games
Most Used:
www.starfall.com – (very good! Interactive reading and phonics games)
http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/ (games and resources for parents – all grades)
Other Related Sites:
http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/demo/blender.htm (make new words with a spinning machine)
http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html (great high interest material, good for grades 2-3)
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/student-activities (variety of activities from scholastic)
http://www.fun4thebrain.com/English/magice.html (interactive game : read the words to save the princess)

 
Sight Word Games
Most Used:
http://www.k5stars.com/t/sight_words_games_list1.php (Pay site, but very good sight word activities)
 
Other Related Sites:
http://www.dolchword.net/dolch-pre-primer-memory-game-1.html (all the Dolch sight words we practice in gr 1-3)
http://www.storyit.com/magnets/index.htm (build sentences with high frequency words)

 

  

 

Ipad Apps
1.      Bitsboard                     -word building, word matching/families
2.      Sentence Magic          -cut up sentences
3.      ABC touch                   -letter recognition game
4.      Hooked on Phonics
5.      Sight Word Tough
6.      Sight Word Speller
7.      Fun Phonics
8.      Fun Rhyming