English Skills


Sites for Grades PreK-2

Literacy Center.net - an early childhood language learning site. Includes French, Spanish, and German.

Starfall.com- Reading instruction and reading games for students in Pre-K-1. It's hard to believe this site is free.

ReadTodayJoin the reading revolution! Teach a child to read.

Continent song Good for students learning the names of the continents.

Reading is Fundamental.This site has many stories for Pre-K-2 students.*

Storyplace.org -a site with online stories and activities. Grades pre-K-Kindergarten.*

Kiz ClubStories about a variety of topics for grades 1-3

Online Story Time-This site is more for teachers but has many online stories.

Martha Speaks.This site is good for beginning ELLs in grades k-2. It is advertised as a pre-school site but the stories are suitable forK-1 students.

British Council Stories -This site has many stories that are read aloud. Check for spelling and pronunciation differences.

Games on PBS Kids - Games for K-2. "WordPlay" can be used for students in grades 3-4.

Arthur -Sequencing activity where students hear a story and put pictures in order.

Storyline Online -A terrific site with stories read by actors from the ScreenActors' Guild. Grades 1-4.*

Reading-A-To-Z - This is a commercial site with free books that you can download and print. Grades 1-4.

Raz-kids.com-Reading and listening activities for elementary age students.*

Tumblebook Library - Click on "stories." A large collection of stories from the Los Angeles Public Library. All grades.

Clifford - Activities pre-K-2.Try the reading and writing section with students in grades 2-3.

Videos - Short Clifford videos. Click on "See and Hear." Grades K-2.

Berenstain Bears Games and Songs - Great activities for young children including word games, songs and puzzles. Grades K-2.

Game Goo - Learning that sticks - Great learning games for young children. Grades K-2.

The Reading Lady Includes short plays for students in grades 1-2.*

Enchanted learning Printable books and for students in grades K-4.

Discover Science Simulations Science content from Houghton Mifflin Science Series.

Sites for Grades 3-5

MadLibs for Advanced Beginners in Grades 3-5

KidsKnowit Network - Learning videos for students is grades 3-6.

Reading is Fundemental. Look at the writing activities for students in Grades 2-5.

Grammar Gorillas for Advanced Beginners in Grades 3-5

Stories for Kids for Advanced Beginners in Grades 3-5

Kiz ClubStories about a variety of topics for grades 1-3

Bookhive.com -This site has multicultural children's stories told by famous storytellers. Be sure to click on "Listen to a story." For Grades 2-5

Songs for Kids - Grammar songs for students in Grades 2-5.

Postcards from Buster - See Buster�s adventures from various places in the U.S. Each city has video, audio, map skills and games. Grades 3-5.*

Arthur -Games from Arthur. Grades 2-5.

Captain Underpants - Make a comic. Grades 2-4

Scholastic - A program for kids to make flashcards. Grades 3-8.

Surfing the Net with KidsSite with games and puzzles in different subject areas.

Write a book report - Students make a book report sandwich. Grades 4-8.

Literactive This site has great oral stories and games for grades 1-12.

Spelling Wizard - Use spelling words to make a word search or sentence scramble. Grades 3-6.

The Story Starter, Jr. - Select a story starter for students in grades 4-12.

Tumblebook Library - Online stories read from the Los Angeles Public Library. All grades.

Poetry - Gives examples of different types of Poetry.

Science vocabulary - Label pictures using science vocabulary. Grades 4-8.*

Songs and Rhymes- Songs for students in all grades.

Songs for ELLs with words.* Grades 3-12.

Word Game Intermediate students in grades 5-8.

Owl online This is a good grammar site for 6-12

FunBrain reading Intermediate students in grades 5-8.

Zoom - Games, activities and science experiments from the TV Show Zoom. Grades 4-6.

U.S. Symbols - U.S. Government information from Ben's Guide. Grades 3-5.

Social Studies Vocabulary Games - Vocabulary from U.S. government. Grades 3-5.

Spiders. Spider activities for kids. Gr. 3-6.

Sites for Grades 4-8

Listening Activities - Designed for older students but pronunciation and listening activities could be used for students grades 4 and up.*

iKnowthat This link takes you to map and social studies activities for grades 5-12.

BrainPop-This site has some free sections to teach grammar. Look up "nouns" and watch the video. Grades 5-8. Grades 3-8. *

Multicultural Stories -Stories from around the world by Nick Jr. Grades 3-8

Brainteasers, Puzzles and Riddles - Kids' page from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Grades 5-8

Translation Site - Students can bookmark this site to translate words from English to their native language. Grades 3-12.

Interactive games and activities- Social Studies Games from Ben's Guide to the U.S Government. Grades 5-8.

Audio Comprehension - An audio concentration game for Grades 4-12.*

Homophone game - Match homophones in this concentration game.* Grades 4-8.

Wordsearches - Wordsearches on U.S. Presidents. Grades 4-8.

Movie Trailers Listening activities using movie trailers for Grades 5-12.

Vocabulary Vocabulary games - From Interesting Things For ESL Students, aa collection of vocabulary games for Grades 6-12.

WordBuilderGreat site for phonics practice. Grades 4-12