Language Arts

Language: Usage, mechanics, spelling, definition, pronunciation, sentence structure
  1. Parts of Speech - Identify and use adjectives (i.e., descriptive, comparative, superlative), nouns (i.e., common and proper, singular and plural, possessive), pronouns (i.e., substitution for nouns), and verbs (i.e., past and present tense, action and linking, regular and irregular, subject-verb agreement) correctly.
  2. Capital Letters - Use capital letters correctly (i.e., first and last names, pronoun I, proper nouns, first word of a sentence).
  3. End Punctuation - Identify and use correct punctuation at the end of declarative, exclamatory, and interrogative sentences.
  4. Contractions - Form contractions correctly.
  5. Sentence Definition - Understand that a sentence is a group of words that has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought.
  6. Complete Sentences - Identify and write complete sentences correctly.
  7. Commas in Series - Use commas correctly in a series.
  8. Spell - Spell simple words using developing phonetic knowledge, sounds of the alphabet, and simple consonant/vowel patterns.
  9. Vocabulary Growth - Show evidence of expanding language through vocabulary growth.
  10. Phonemic Awareness - Maintain phonemic awareness by adhering to the following; New Words, Sound Stretching, Sound Blending, Segment Words, Rhyming Words, Same Sounds, Syllables, and Change Words.
  11. Generalizations - Apply phonics generalizations in order to decode words in the following ways: R-Controlled Words, Syllabication, Letter-Sound, Parts of Words, Vowel Rules, Sounding Out, and Decode Words.
10 Peoms(BBC)
The ABC Game (Primary Games)
ABC Match(Read Write Think)
ABC Order Learning Planet)
ABCD Watermelon (PBS Kids)
Adjectives (Harcourt School)
Adjectives for Size and Number; Articles (Harcourt School)
Adjectives That Compare (Harcourt School)
Alien Scavenger Hunt(Earobics)
Alien Scavenger Hunt II (Earobics)
Alien Scavenger Hunt III (Earobics)
Alphabet (Fun Brain)
Alphabet
Alphabet (Starfall)
Alphabet (Dositey)
Alphabet Action (Learning Planet)
Alphabet Antics
Alphabet Bang! (Kiddies Games)
Alphabet Bears (Earobics)
Alphabet Book(Play Kids Games)
Alphabet Falls (PBS Kids)
Alphabet Fun! (Billy Bear 4 Kids)
Alphabet Coloring Posters (DLTK)
Alphabet Goop(TVO Kids)
Alphabet Ideas (DLTK)
Alphabet Match (ABCya)
Alphabet Soup (Sesame Street)
Alphabetical Order (Roy the Zebra)
Alphabetical Order (TLS Books)
Alphabetical Order (ABCya)
Alphabetical Order(Crick Web)
Alphabuddies Alphabet Section
Angie's Ant Hill (Harcourt School)
Animal Labeling(Crick Web)
Animal Muddle(BBC)
Animals(Fun Brain)
Around Your Home(Crick Web)
Basic Resources (Student Zone)
Bear's Skateboard Park (PBS Kids)
Beginning Letters
Bembo Zoo
Big Bird's Letters (Sesame Street)
Bicycle Signs (Traffic Sign)
Bike Safety
Blast the Rocket (BBC)
Blending Bowl(PBS Kids)
Blends (Sadlier-Oxford)
Bloople's Colors (Sheppard Software)
The Book of Pooh(Disney)
Breaking Down Compound Words (TV 411)
Capitalization (ESL Quiz)
Capitalization and Punctuation (Eduplace)
Capitalization/Punctuation (Quia)
Capitalization Worksheet With A Vacation Theme
Cat and the Words From the Hat (Dositey)
Catastrophes of Apostrophic Propostion (Grammar)
Chicken Coop (Professor Garfield)
Chicken Stacker (PBS Kids)
Circus Builder (Sadlier-Oxford)
Classroom Labeling(Crick Web)
Color Match(A Kids Heart)
Color Me Online(A Kids Heart)
Colors of Traffic Signs
Color the Rainbow(Story Place)
Come, Run, Give and Joining Sentences (Harcourt School)
Common Sight Words (Student Zone)
Comparatives and Superlatives
Compound Word Characters (TV 411)
Compound Words (Jan Brett)
Compound Words (Kid Port)
Compound Words (TLS Books)
Compound Words (ABC Teach)
Compound Words Just for Kids Only)
Compound Words (Study Zone)
Concentration (Scholastic)
Connect the Dots (Fun Brain)
Connect the Dots With Letters of the Alphabet
Construct A Word (Read Write Think)
Contraction Game (Oswego)
Contractions (eThemes)
Contractions (Manatee)
Contractions (School Express)
Contractions (Sadlier-Oxford)
Contractions Practice (English-Zone)
Crazy Compound Words
Digby Mole's Word Game (BBC)
Digraphs (Sadlier-Oxford)
Digraphs (Sadlier-Oxford)
Drag and Spell (BBC)
Easy Readers (Professor Garfield)
End Sounds Game (BBC)
English Language Exercises (PDictionary)
ESL Quiz
Exercise in Plurals and Possessives (Grammar)
Fairy Tale Homophones
Farm Labels(Crick Web)
Fearless Frieda(Earobics)
Fearless Frieda - Big Kahuna (Earobics)
Find a Word in the Dictionary (TV 411)
Find the Rhymes
Find the Complete Subject Quiz (Soft School)
Find the Shapes and Colors (Boowa Kwala)
Folktales and Fables (PBS Kids)
Fridge(Cartoon Critters)
First Sounds Game (BBC)
Fishing With Phonics (Professor Garfield)
Fixing Sentence Problems (Harcourt School)
Forming Compound Words (TV 411)
Forms of Be (Harcourt School)
Forms of Have (Harcourt School)
Free Phonics Worksheets
Free Worksheets (Beginning Reading)
Frog's Rhyming Machine (PBS Kids)
Fruit(Fun Brain)
Fruit Labeling (Crick Web)
Fruits(Fun Brain)
Fun Blaster (Fun School)
Fun Fonix
Fuzzy Lion Ears (PBS Kids)
Go, Do, and See, and Commas in Place Names and Dates (Harcourt School)
Grab Bag (PBS Kids)
Grammar Blast (Eduplace)
Grammar Gold (Harcourt School)
Grammar Review (ESL)
Gus and Inky's Underwater Adventures
Handwriting for Kids
The Hay Loft (Professor Garfield)
Headsprout Early Reading
Hedgie's Alphabet (Jan Brett)
Helping Verbs (Harcourt School)
High Frequency Words (Sadlier-Oxford)
Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographes (Spelling City)
Homophones (BBC)
Homophones Quiz (BBC)
How the Alphabet Got Its Order (Starfall)
If You Give A Mouse a Cookie: Games
Interactive Grammar Quizes (Grammar)
Internet Picture Dictionary (Pdictionary)
Irregular Plurals 1 (Many Things)
Irregular Plurals 2 (Many Things)
Irregular Plurals of Nouns
Jim's Whirlyword Machine (BBC)
Kangaroo Confusion (Earobics)
Keyboard-O-Rama (Sesame Street)
Kids Printable Coloring
Language Arts Index(Kid Port)
Lanolin's Greenhouse (Professor Garfield)
Learn About Counting(AAA Math)
Learn To Read(Starfall)
Learn to Write(My Moon Drops)
Learn Your Letters (Kids)
Leo Loves To Spell!(Scholastic)
Lesson Sense
Letterella(TVO Kids)
Letter Blends (Kid Port)
Letter Choice
Letter Match(Scholastic)
Letter Maze(Kid Port)
Letter Recognition
Letter Recognition 2
Letter Recognition 3
Letters and Pictures (Kid Port)
Letters to Big Bird (Sesame Street)
Letter TV Brick Wall(Letter TV)
Literacy Center
Look Cover(Amble Side Primary)
Looking Up a Word (TV 411)
Loosey Goosey Rhymes(TVO Kids)
Long Vowels (Sadlier-Oxford)
Lug and the Giant Space Storks (BBC)
Machine(ICT Games)
Machines(Fun Brain)
Magic Pencil (BBC)
Magnetic Chat (Woodland)
Magnetic Rhymes (Snaith Primary)
Make a Word (Scholastic)
Make a Word (Starfall)
Make a Word (Starfall)
Match Mystery (Professor Garfield)
Match Upper-Case and Lower-Case Letters Game (ABCya)
Matching Rhyming Words
The Missing Letter Game (Billy Bear 4 Kids)
Missing Letters (Dositey)
Missing Letters in Words (Kid Port)
Missing Letters of the Alphabet
Monkey Business (Earobics)
More Adjectives (Harcourt School)
Multiple-Meaning Words (Manatee)
Multiple-Meaning Words (Harcourt School)
Musical Worms Spelling (Kids)
Noun Dunk (Harcourt School)
Nouns (Harcourt School)
Oral Blending and Segmentation Activities (Scholastic)
Parts of a Sentence (Harcourt School)
Parts of Speech 1
Parts of Speech
Past-Tense Verbs (Harcourt School)
The Patchworker (BBC)
Penguins On Ice(BBC)
Phonemic Segmentation
Phonic Endings Level 1 (Dositey)
Phonic Endings Level 2(Dositey)
Phonic Endings Level 3(Dositey)
Phonics (Dositey)
Phonics (Sadlier-Oxford)
Phonics(Kiddo Net)
Phonics Desk Worksheet (Tampa Reads)
Phonic Fighter (ICT Games)
Phonics Works
Picture Match (Read Write Think)
Picture Hunt (Starfall)
The Pig Waller(Professor Garfield)
Pig's Perfect Pizza (PBS Kids)
Playground(Learn English Kids)
Plural and Possessive Nouns
Plural Nouns (Harcourt School)
Plural Play (Harcourt School)
Plurals Rules (BBC)
Poems (BBC)
Pop and Spell(PBS Kids)
Possessive and Irregular Plurals: Quiz (Grammar)
Possessive Nouns (RHL School)
Possessive Nouns (Wisc-Online)
Possessive Pronouns and Adjectives
Pounce(PBS Kids)
Power Proofreading (Eduplace)
Power Proofreading (Eduplace)
Practice Reading Comprehension (ELC Study Zone)
Prefixes (BBC)
Present-Tense Verbs and Combining Sentences With Verbs (Harcourt School)
Professor Garfield(Professor Garfield)
Pronouns (Harcourt School)
Proper Nouns (Harcourt School)
Pumpkin Patch (Professor Garfield)
Punctuation (Harcourt School)
Put It On The Shelf(The Kidz Page)
The Quiet Machine (PBS Kids)
Quiz of Comma Usage (Grammar)
Rags to Riches(Quia)
Railroad Safety
R-Controlled (Sadlier-Oxford)
Reading Rover (Brain Connection)
Real Sentences (RHL School)
Reggie Loves to Rhyme (Scholastic)
Rhyming Game(BBC)
Rhyme Bot
Rhyme Time(Fun School)
Rhyme Time(TVO Kids)
Rhyming Words Activities
Road Markers(Route Markers)
Rooting Out Words (Fun Brain)
Root Word
Root Word Quiz (BBC)
Safe Walking
Safety(Kidz Club)
Sail for Sale (Education)
Sand Castle Quiz (BBC)
Sassy Seals(Earobics)
School Bus and School Zones
Scrambled Sentences Mrs. McGowan)
Scrambled Sentences (Ms. Ross)
See 'N Spell (Primary Games)
See 'N Spell (Primary Games)
Sentence Clubhouse (Harcourt School)
Sentence Fragments (ESC)
Shapes (Student Zone)
Shapes(Fun Brain)
Shapes and Colors(Giraffian)
Shapes of Traffic Signs
Short Vowels
Sight Words
Sight Words
Signs Shapes and Colors
Ski Lodge Vacation (Sadlier-Oxford)
Special Names (Harcourt School)
Spell Bound (BBC)
Spellits (BBC)
Spelling Rules for Students
Smart Crossword
Snap It (BBC)
Snowman Builder (Sadlier-Oxford)
Sound Alike (Spelling City)
Sound Buttons(Kent Trust Web)
Sound Isolation (Teams)
Sound Match (Scholastic)
The Sound Monster (BBC)
Sound Substitution
Sorting (Starfall)
Space Station (Sadlier-Oxford)
Spell Check (Fun Brain)
Spelling City
Spelling Test(Net Rover)
Spelling Units
Spring Bee(Play Kids Games)
Stanley's Alphabet
State Abbreviations (Activities for Kids)
Stories Online (Teachers)
Storynory
Syllables (English)
Syllables Games (BBC)
Syllable Segmentation (Learns)
Syllables Quiz (Soft School)
Syllables Quiz (BBC)
Syllable Rules (Created By Teachers)
Syllablication (My School House)
Synonyms (Harcourt School)
Adventure(Disney)
Stories(Kiz Club)
Suffixes (BBC)
Teddy Bear's Picnic
Three Little Plays(Starfall)
Tom's Color Game(Roy the Zebra)
Tools(Fun Brain)
Tracer Pages(DLTK)
Traditional Story Labels(Crick Web)
Transport Labeling(Crick Web)
Troublesome Words (Harcourt School)
Type of Contraction (ESL)
Unscramble the Words(Kid Port)
Using Commas with Coordinating Conjunctions (Grammar)
Using Commas With Introductory Phrases (Grammar)
Using Nouns and Pronouns Correctly (Harcourt School)
Using Verbs Correctly and Contractions (Harcourt School)
Vocabulary (Reading Key)
Wack A Mole! (Play Kids Games)
Wall Of Words (Family Ed)
Warning Signs(Traffic Sign)
Welcome to the Alphabet Zoo
What's a Root? (TV 411)
What's My Job? (HUD)
What's the Word? (Fun Brain)
Which Word (Spelling City)
The Whirlyword Machine (BBC)
Wild Word Round-Up (Get Ready to Read)
Wizard and Pigs(Earobics)
Wonder Word Match-up(PBS Kids)
Word Builder (Harcourt School)
Word Families (Enchanted Learning)
Word Blender(BBC)
Word Family Booklets (Hubbards Cupboard)
Word Family Phonics (Kid Zone)
Word Family Sort(Read Write Think)
Word Formation
Word Jumbler (BBC)
Words and Pictures (BBC)
Words(Fun Brain)
Word Wizard (Read Write Think)
Write a Postcard(BBC)
Writing Sentences With Naming Parts (Steck Vaughn)
Writing Sentences With Telling Parts (Steck Vaughn)
Vegetable Labeling(Crick Web)
Vowel Save the Day! (Starfall)
Zara's Capital Letter Game (Roy the Zebra)

Communication Standards

  1. Listening Skills - Use appropriate listening skills (e.g., do not interrupt, face speaker, ask questions).
  2. Listen Attentively - Listen attentively to speaker for specific information.
  3. Follow Directions - Understand and follow multi-step oral directions.
  4. Summarize - Summarize what has been heard using the logical sequence of events.
  5. Rules for Conversation - Use rules for conversation (e.g., raise hands, take turns, and focus attention on speaker).
  6. Speak Clearly - Speak clearly, properly, and politely, and recognize the difference between formal and informal language.
  7. Give Directions - Give multi-step oral directions.
  8. Group Discussions - Participate in group discussion. Work productively in group discussion for a particular purpose (e.g., respond to literature, solve a problem). Ask and respond to questions from teacher and other group members.
  9. Retelling - Retell a story, describing the plot, characters, and setting.
  10. Recite - Recite poems, stories, and songs.
1,2,3 (Scholastic)
A Neighborhood Story (PBS Kids)
Alphabet Ideas (DLTK)
Baa, Baa Black Sheep (Enchanted Learning)
Baking Bread (Kiz Club)
Books For Young Children (Magic Keys)
The Butterfly Trail(BBC)
Children's Songs (Kididdles)
Clifford's Interactive Storybooks (Scholastic)
Coaching Conversation Skills (Children's Disabilities)
Copy Cat Jack! (Kids Play Park)
Country Mouse and City Mouse (Kiz Club)
Creative Problem Solving with Ezra Jack Keats (Read Write Think)
The Fox and The Crow (Kiz Club)
Folktales and Fables (PBS Kids)
Fairy Tales Theme (First School)
Fairy Tales and Stories
Find Our House
Following Directions on the Telephone
Fraser the Eraser (BBC)
Good Listening Rules
Having a Conversation (Speak Up Texas)
How Well Do You Follow Directions? (Education World)
Humpty Dumpty (Enchanted Learning)
I Can Wash Dishes (Econ Ed Link)
I Will Not Take A Bath (Story Place)
Kazounds(Fun School)
Kindergarten Rhyme Time (Hubbards Cupboard)
Listening: Clothes Shopping
Listening to Phone Numbers
Listening to Phone Numbers 2
Listen Up(Ready Web)
Loosey Goosey Rhymes (TVO Kids)
Mighty Book
The Missing Pencil (BBC)
Monkey Business (Earobics)
The Mouse and The Lion (Kiz Club)
Nursery Rhymes (Apples 4 the Teacher)
Nursery Rhymes(The Virtual Vine)
Polite Conversation (Speak Up Texas)
The Perfect Pet (Story Place)
Question/Inferring
Questioning Mini Lesson (Mandy Gregory)
Read Along Nursery Rhymes
Sequencing Fun (Quia)
Sequence of Events (Beacon Learning Center)
Song and Poems (Can Teach)
Stories(Light Up Your Brain)
Stories 1 (Kiz Club)
Stories 2 (Kiz Club)
Stories 3 (Kiz Club)
Storyline Online
Story Scramble (PBS Kids)
Sum It Up (Reading Quest)
Talking With a Friend (Speak Up Texas)
Teaching Children Conversation Skills (Boys Town Pediatrics)
Tina's World 2(Earobics)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
The Three Bears (Kiz Club)
The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Kiz Club)
Three Little Pigs (DLTK)
Three Little Plays (Starfall)
Toon Book Reader (Professor Garfield)
Understanding Written Directions (Study Zone)
Understanding Written Directions: Lesson (Study Zone)
Understanding Written Directions: Lesson (Study Zone)
Ways to Increase Communication and Language (Sandbox-Learning)
When It's Time To Talk (Speak Up Texas)
The Wishing Tree
Writing Directions (Study Zone)
The Yellow Gorilla (Story Place)

Writing Standards

  1. Purpose - Write to describe, entertain, and inform.
  2. Various Styles - Write in response to literature (e.g., create a new ending to a story, create class books, summarize a story), compose a variety of written works (e.g., friendly letters, journal entries, reports, experience stories) and begin to compose narratives (with a beginning, middle, and end).
  3. Brainstorm Ideas - Brainstorm ideas with teachers and peers, use graphic organizers (e.g., webs, charts, Venn diagrams) independently and/or in group, and use a variety of resources to gather information.
  4. Classroom Resources - Utilize classroom resources to support the writing process (e.g., word walls, picture dictionaries).
  5. First Drafts - Compose first drafts using the appropriate parts of the writing process with an emphasis on planning and self correcting.
  6. Temporary Spelling - Use temporary/creative spelling to spell independently while beginning to transition to standard spelling.
  7. Sequential Order - Arrange events in a logical and sequential order when writing.
  8. Descriptive Words - Continue to add descriptive words and details to writing.
  9. Write Clearly - Create legible documents for reading by forming legible lower case letters utilizing correct spacing and by writing from left to write and top to bottom.
  10. Evaluate - Evaluate own and others' writing through small group discussion and shared work.
  11. Use Suggestions - Incorporate suggestions from teachers and peers.
  12. Rubric - Use a simple rubric to evaluate writing.
  13. Illustrations - Incorporate photographs or illustrations in written work.
Adjectives (BBC)
Author's Purpose (Study Zone)
Author's Purpose (FCAT Explorer)
Basic Handwriting (Handwriting For Kids)
The Big Green Monster (Read Write Think)
Bio-Cube (Read Write Think)
Characters (PBS Kids)
Character Trading Cards (Read Write Think)
Cheese Sauce
Choose the Clues (Harcourt School)
Clean Up Your Grammar (Scholastic)
Compare and Contrast (Castle Technology)
Concept Maps (Archive)
Cup of Tea
Dear Author Printables (Teacher Vision)
Did You Know? (Study Zone)
Draw a Math Story (Read Write Think)
Essay Map (Read Write Think)
Exclamations and Commands (Harcourt School)
Finish-a-Story (Goodnight Stories)
Follow the Clues (Scholastic)
Friendly Letter (Harcourt School)
Friendly Letter Maker (ABCya!)
Graphic Organizers (Enchanted Learning)
Graphic Organizers (Eduplace)
Graphic Organizer (Graphic)
Graphic Organizer (Lexicon)
Graphic Organizer
Graphic Organizers (Vermilion Parish)
The Great Big Fancy Word Game (Nick Jr.)
Guidelines for Rubric Development
Handwriting Practice (Teach-nology)
Handwriting Worksheets (Spelling City)
Handwriting Worksheets Wizard (Writing Wizard)
Harold and the Purple Crayon (HBO Family)
Holt Interactive Graphic Organizer (Holt)
How-To Paragraph (Harcourt School)
Illustrating Student Writing (Education World)
Interactive Circle Plot Diagram (Read Write Think)
Interactive Graphic Organizer (Vermilion Parish)
Interactive Venn Diagram (Read Write Think)
Invented Spelling
Kinds of Concept Maps (Archive)
Kung-Fu Sentences (BBC)
Letter Generator (Read Write Think)
Lifesaver Descriptive Writing Lesson (A to Z Teacher Stuff)
Manuscript Handwriting (ABC Teach)
Monkey Business (Earobics)
Note Taking (Interactives)
Parts of a Sentence (Harcourt School)
Personal Story (Harcourt School)
Picture Sentences (Teach-nology)
Picture Sentence Worksheets (Teach-nology)
Prompts with Pictures (Harcourt School)
Report (Harcourt School)
Sentences (Harcourt School)
Sequence of Events (Beacon Learning Center)
Sequencing (Study Zone)
Sequencing Fun (Quia)
Sight Words
Spelling Set (Pumaland)
Statements and Questions (Harcourt School)
Story (Harcourt School)
StoryBoard (Scholastic)
Story Mapping (Read Write Think)
Story Pyramid (Tooter 4 Kids)
Story Scramble (PBS Kids)
Story Starter (Scholastic)
Story Starters (Meddy Bemps)
Story Summary (Study Zone)
StoryTime (Harcourt School)
Tips for Selecting Words to the Word Wall (Brunswick)
Tracing Paper (My Moon Drops)
Types of Text (BBC)
Using Excel for Concept Mapping (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Using Inventive Spelling
What Will Happen Next? (Scholastic)
Word Family Sort (Read Write Think)
Word Pictures (Harcourt School)
Word Mover (Read Write Think)
Word Wall Activities (Teaching First)
Write a Postcard(BBC)
Writing A Friendly Letter
Writing A Friendly Letter (ABC Teach)
Writing An Invitation (ABC Teach)
Writing Detective (Harcourt School)
Writing Poetry with Rebus and Rhyme (Read Write Think)
Writing Workshop (Study Zone

Research Standards

  1. Narrow a Topic - Narrow a topic so that the research process is manageable.
  2. Sources - Determine three sources to answer research question.
  3. Family - Use the family and community as sources of information.
  4. Library - Visit the library as a source of information for research.
  5. Various Resources - Recognize and identify a variety of print and electronic resources available for information (e.g., books, newspapers, technology, magazines, graphs).
  6. Reference Material - Understand the purpose of reference materials (e.g., table of contents, glossary, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, encyclopedia).
  7. Write Report - Write a simple research report that demonstrates a gathering of information.
Animal Study: From Fiction to Facts
Community Resources
Composing Cinquain Poems (Read Write Think)
Creating Question and Answer Books Through Guided Research (Read Write Think)
Family History Interviews
Family Ties (Read Write Think)
Fifty Questions for Family History Interviews (Genealogy)
How to Interview Your Family (eHow)
Interview a Relative (Genealogy)
Interviewing Your Family (Family Education)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book
(Study Zone)
Library Media Resources (Study Zone)
Look It Up (ALA)
Look It Up! (Childs)
Make Your Own Book (Think Quest)
Making Connections
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Me (Read Write Think)
Merpy Stories (Merpy)
Narrowing Your Research Topic (Homework Tips)
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Little Kids
Newspaper (Study Zone)
Note Taker (Read Write Think)
Online Magazines and Newspapers for Kids (Gamequarium)
Oral Presentations
Parts of a Book (Discovery Education)
Question and Answer Insect Book
Research Video (Mud Bubble)
Ranger Rick
Story Place
Tomie dePaola
Topic Mini-Research Lesson Plan
Using a Variety of Sources (Study Zone)
Using Community Resources
Using References to Locate Information (Study Zone)
Using A Variety of Sources (Study Zone)
Using A Variety of Sources (Study Zone)
Using A Variety of Sources
Using An Index for Information
Using the Parts of a Book (Teach-nology)
Visit the Library
We All Grow and Change
Whatever the Weather
Writing Reports in Kindergarten? Yes!
Writing Workshop (Read Write Think)

Logic Standards

  1. Fact/Opinion - Distinguish between fact and opinion.
  2. Sequence - Given a sequence of events, choose from a list of possibilities the appropriate conclusion.
  3. Cause and Effect - Identify cause-effect relationships.
  4. Compare and Contrast - Compare and contrast information and ideas.
  5. Sequential Reasoning - Apply sequential reasoning to a variety of written and oral contexts
A Fishy Tale (Scholastic)
Adverb Clauses (ESL)
Aesop's Fable
And Then.... (Scholastic)
A Special Christmas Present (Study Zone)
Binky's Story Scramble (PBS Kids)
Binky's Facts and Opinions (PBS Kids)
Boom Town Fact and Opinion (Quia)
Cause and Effect Book List (Teachers)
Cause and Effect Worksheets (Super Teacher Worksheets)
Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect (Study Zone)
Cause and Effect Paragraph
Cause and Effect Book List (Teacher Net)
Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer (Education Oasis)
Character Comparison Sheet (Scholastic)
Cheese Sauce
Cocoa Ice (Harcourt School)
Compare and Contrast (Harcourt School)
Compare and Contrast Tutorial (Manatee)
Compare and Contrast WebQuest
Compare and Contrast Worksheets
(Teach-nology)
Compare/Contrast (Study Zone)
Comparison-Contrast Organizer (Muskingum)
Comparing and Contrasting Story Elements (Study Zone)
Cup of Tea
Dig It! (Harcourt School)
The Day Jimmy's Boa Taught Cause and Effect (Read Write Think)
The Enormous Turnip (Harcourt School)
Exploring Compare and Contrast Structure in Expository Text (Read Write Think)
Fact or Opinion
Fiction: Description (Scholastic)
Flippy's Adventure (Harcourt School)
How to Build A Snowman
I Can Wash Dishes (Econedlink)
Make Inferences (Harcourt School)
Make Inferences (Harcourt School)
Monkey Business (Earobics)
Nasreddin and the Beggar (Study Zone)
Nasreddin and the Pot (Study Zone)
Nasreddin the Ferry Man (Study Zone)
Nasreddin and the Smell of Soup (Study Zone)
Nasreddin Goes Shopping (Study Zone)
Nasreddin's Visitor (Study Zone)
The New Addition (Scholastic)
Order of Events Worksheets (Teach-nology)
Practice with Cause and Effect
Practice with Comparison and Contrast
Problem-Solution (Reading Quest)
Sequence (Harcourt School)
Sequence of Events (Beacon Learning Center)
Sequencing (Study Zone)
Sequencing Fun (Quia)
Story Scramble (PBS Kids)
Time Sequence Game (Do 2 Learn)
Two Sisters and the Cat (Study Zone)
Using Cause and Effect Transitions
Wall of Words
What's the Order? (Fun School)
What Will Happen Next? (Scholastic)
Writing for Kids

Informational Text Standards

  1. Follow Directions - Follow simple multi-step directions in informational texts to complete a specific task.
  2. Main Idea - Identify and state the main ideas and supporting details of informational texts.
  3. Various Texts - Explore various forms of informational texts (e.g., charts, books, newspapers, magazines, daily announcement sheets).
  4. Text Features - Recognize and use text features to comprehend informational texts (e.g., time lines, graphs, charts, maps, illustrations).
A Neighborhood Story
Animal Study
Can You Follow Directions?
Captions Help Tell A Story
Character (Read Write Think)
Copy Cat Jack (Kids Play Park)
Fishing Bears (Harcourt School)
Follow Directions (Study Zone)
The Frog Beyond the Fairy Tale
Get the Idea (Beacon Learning Center)
Graphic Organizers Maker (Teach-nology)
I Can Wash Dishes (econedlink)
Identify Main Idea (Study Zone)
Interpreting Chart Information (TV 411)
It's Bath Time! (Story Place)
How To Bend Water (eHow)
How To Make a Rain Gauge (eHow)
How Well Do You Follow Directions? (Education World)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book
Locate Information (Harcourt School)
Main Idea (Harcourt School)
Main Idea Tutorial (Manatee)
Making Predictions (Teach)
Newspapers (Study Zone)
Online Magazines and Newspaper for Kids (Gamequarium)
Our Timelines
Picture Sentences (Teach-nology)
Prediction (Harcourt School)
Ranger Rick (NWF)
Reading Charts and Graphs (TV 411)
Reading Percentages in Charts (TV 411)
Rocky Road Frozen Sandwiches (Busy Cooks)
Story Summary (Study Zone)
The Tales of Peter Rabbit
Time Line Maker (Teach-nology)
Thinking Maps (Map the Mind)
Tina's World (Earobics)
Understanding Supporting Details (Study Zone
Understanding Written Directions
Understanding Written Directions
Using an Index for Information
Using A Table of Contents (Teach-nology)
What's My Job? (HUD)

Media Standards

  1. Main Idea - Understand the main idea in a visual message (e.g., pictures, cartoons, posters).
  2. Various Media - Experience and respond to a variety of media (e.g., books, audio tapes, video, film, computer, illustrations).
  3. Libraries - Visit libraries/media centers and regularly check out materials.
  4. Use Technology - Begin to utilize technology to publish and present writing.
Animal Study (Read Write Think)
Best Practices of Technology Integration (REMC)
Bio-Cube (Read Write Think)
Book Sorting (Read Write Think)
Creating Question and Answer Books Through Guided Research (Read Write Think)
Get the Idea (Beacon Learning Center)
Helping Out (Harcourt School)
Information and Critical Literacy
Let's Use the Library!
Letter Generator (Read Write Think)
Letter Poems (Read Write Think)
Save The Library!
Shape Poems (Read Write Think)Storynory
Story Place
Online Classroom Audio (Florida Memory)
Online Practice Reading Test
Technology Supported Online
Storynory
Story Place
Online Classroom Audio (Florida Memory)
Online Practice Reading Test
Technology Supported Online Lessons (Ed Tech)
Welcome to Zinger Tales!
What's My Job! (HUD)
Word Processing in Teaching (Ed Tech)
Visit the Library (Mud Bubble)
Visit the Library

Writing Reports in Kindergarten? Yes! (Read Write Think)

Literature Standards

  1. Read - Read fables, folk tales, fairy tales, poetry, nonfiction, short stories, and chapter books.
  2. Parts of a Book - Identify parts of a book (e.g., front cover and back cover, table of contents, index, glossary, title page, author, illustrator).
  3. Real or Make Believe - Distinguish between fiction and nonfiction and fantasy and reality.
  4. Preview Words - Preview words necessary for understanding a reading selection.
  5. Graphic Organizers - Participate in the creation of graphic organizers (KWL charts, diagrams).
  6. Derive Meaning - Derive meaning while reading by employing the following strategies: ask questions, participate in discussions, predicting what will happen next, creating mental images, using illustrations to gain meaning, answering the Five W + H questions, and relate knowledge from personal experience.
  7. Shared Reading - Participate in shared reading and small group guided reading.
  8. Simple Texts - Read simple text containing familiar letter-sound correspondence and high frequency words.
  9. Read Orally - Read orally with fluency and accuracy, using appropriate pacing and expression.
  10. Story Elements - Identify the characters, plot, and setting of a story.
5 W's Pumpkin Poems
A Neighborhood Story (PBS Kids)
Am I Real or Imaginary? (Oswego)
And Then
Animal Muddle
Animal Study (Read Write Think)
A Twist on an Old Tale WebQuest
Bab Books
Between The Lions (PBS Kids)
The Big Green Monster Teaches Phonics in Reading and Writing (Read Write Think)
Books For Young Children (Magic Keys)
Book-Pop: Virtualibrary
Brementown Musicians
Building A Matrix for Leo Lionni (Read Write Think)
The Butterfly Trail
But That Wasn't the Best Part (Meddy Bemps)
The Cartoon Factory (National Geographic)
CBeebies Stories (BBC)
Character Trading Cards (Read Write Think)
Children's Books Forever!
Children's Story Books Online
Cinderella
Cinderella Stories
Compare and Contrast WebQuest
Concept Maps (Archive)
Country Mouse and City Mouse (Kiz Club)
The Day Little A Ran Away (RIF)
Developing Different Types of Questions
Dig It! (Harcourt School)
Dr. Seuss Unit (Tiger)
Easy Readers (Professor Garfield)
Elementary Library (Story Place)
End the Story (Scholastic)
The Enormous Carrot (Kiz Club)
Essay Map (Read Write Think)
Fact and Fiction (Harcourt School)
Family Ties (Read Write Think)
Fantasy or Reality
Fiction and Nonfiction (Starfall)
Fiction vs Nonfiction Jeopardy
Fiction vs Nonfiction (Study Zone)
Five W's Chart (Edu Place)
Follow the Clues (Scholastic)
Fractured Fairy Tales (Read Write Think)
Free Arthur Online Stories (Kids AOL)
Folktales and Fables (PBS Kids)
Follow the Clues (Scholastic)
Graphic Organizers (Graphic)
Graphic Organizers (Enchanted Learning)
Graphic Organizers
Graphic Organizers
High Frequency Words (Sadlier-Oxford)
High Frequency Words (Sadlier-Oxford)
Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers (Holt)
I Can Read (Scholastic)
I Can Wash Dishes (EconedLink)
Identify Realistic Story Elements (Study Zone)
Identifying Character Traits (Read Write Think)
Inkless Tales: Stories
Interactive Circle Plot Diagram
Interactive Graphic Organizer (Lexicon)
Interactive Venn Diagram (Read Write Think)
It's Bath Time! (Story Place)
Kinds of Concept Maps (Archive)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Know How to Locate Parts of a Book (Study Zone)
Legend and Lore
Letter Poems (Read Write Think)
Literature Circle Structure
Literary Elements Maps (Read Write Think)
The Little Animals Activity Centre
Little Blue and Little Yellow (Scholastic)
Loosey Goosey Rhymes (TVO Kids)
Make Your Own Book (Think Quest)
Making Bread (PBS Kids)
Making Connections
Making Connections
Making Connections (Reading Lady)
Making Predictions (Teach)
Making Questions (Study Zone)
Making Quiz Maker (Word Symth)
Mall Safety Song (Do 2 Learn)
Martin Luther King Jr. and Me
Merpy Stories
Mighty Book: Story Books
Mighty Book: Short Classic Songs (Mighty Book)
The Missing Pencil (BBC)
The Mouse and the Lion (Kiz Club)
Mr. Bump Loses His Memory (Kinder Site)
My Aunt Came Back
My Brother the Robot (Lil' Fingers Storybooks)
My Personal Connections (Read Write Think)
Native American Lore
Parts of a Book (Discovery Education)
Passage Picker (Study Zone)
The Playground
Picture Sentences (Teach-nology)
Poetry (Starfall)
Poetry Portfolios (Read Write Think)
Princess and the Pea (Story Plus)
Questions to Clarify (Study Zone)
Quick Reference Shared Reading Book List (Hubbards Cupboards)
Read Along Nursery Rhymes (Northumberland)
Read Along Stories and Songs (RIF)
Read and Remember
Read and View Imaginative Texts (Study Zone)
Read/Write/Sing Lesson Ideas (Hubbards Cupboards)
Reading Activities
Reading Clinic (Scholastic)
Reading Fluency Lesson
Reading Picture Books (Learn)
Reading Room
Rebus Roundup (Highlights Kids)
Recognize the Differences Among Stories and Plays (Study Zone)
Reggie Loves to Rhyme (Scholastic)
Rhyming Game (BBC)
Rhyme Time (TVO Kids)
Rhyme Time (Fun School)
Ring-Ling Jokes (Might Book)
Sebastian Swan
Setting (Study Zone)
Sight Words
Spelling City
Star Words (BBC)
Stories 1 (Kiz Club)
Stories 2 (Kiz Club)
Stories 3
Story Board (Scholastic)
Story Mapping (Read Write Think)
Story Starter (Scholastic)
Storyline Online
Storynory
StoryTime (Harcourt School)
Take Notes (Read Write Think)
The Tales of Peter Rabbit
Three Little Plays (Starfall)
Tina's World (Earobics)
Tina's World (Earobics)
Tips on Reading Aloud
Title and Story Pictures (Teacher Vision)
Tracable Vocabulary Words
Understanding Biographes (Study Zone)
Using A Table of Contents (Teach-nology)
Using An Index for Information (Teach-nology)
Using Excel for Concept Mapping (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Using Illustrations (Hannibal)
Using The Parts Of A Book (Teach-nology)
Visualizing (Reading)
Vivid Mental Images (Scholastic)
Webbing Tool (Read Write Think)
What to Read Aloud?
What Will Happen Next? (Scholastic)
What's My Job? (HUD)
The Wishing Tree (BBC)
Wizard and Pigs (Earobics)
Woodpecker Knocking (Mighty Book)
Word Shape Worksheets (A to Z Teacher Stuff)
Word Wall Professor Garfield)
Your Turn to be a Poet (BBC)
Zoo Animal Poetry