Literacy Websites READING STRATEGIES Great lessons and sheets especially for literature circles: http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/tools.htm#3 A multimedia resource for reading comprehension P-3: http://reading.ecb.org Read Write Think Website: www.readwritethink.org Teaching that Makes Sense Website – reading, writing and assessment www.ttms.org Instructional approaches and strategies for differentiated classrooms: http://wblrd.sk.ca/~bestpractice/index.html A good for finding read-alouds: http://www.lib.muohio.edu/pictbks/search/ Reading Strategies – interacting with text: http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6- 12/reading/Reading%20Strategies/reading%20strategies%20index.htm Literacy Resources P-12: http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/teachers.htm Teaching Tools, assessment and information for parents: http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/tools.htm#3 Here a few sites for inferencing: This power point has good examples to go over and neat ideas for a quick lesson: http://convention.asha.org/2005/handouts/293_Spector_Cecile_074061_110305103304.ppt #32 Good instructional power point with an exercise at the end: http://www.tcet.unt.edu/weblibrary/itc/files/penn/resources/inferencing_teaching_presenta tion.ppt This is a good quick lesson: http://www.pegasuscharter.org/teacherwebs/cprofitt/humanities/LanguageArts/Inference.h tm Some great lessons here: http://www.sturgeon.k12.mo.us/elementary/numphrey/subjectpages/languagearts/Readingstr ategies/inferences.html Literacy Websites: The following alphabet websites came from Miriam Trehearne when she was here a couple of years ago: 1. ABC Order http://www.learningplanet.com/act/abcorder.htm 2.Haunted Alphabet http://www.funschool.com 3.Alphabet Action http://www.learningplanet.com/act/fl/aact/aact.htm 4.Hidden Letters http://sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet 5.Funschool http://www.funschool.com 6.abc teach http://www.abcteach.com CONTENT AREA: Great interactive website for many subjects and grades: http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th_original.htm Writing in Math: http://www.geocities.com/kaferico/writemat.htm Reading in Science: http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/subject/reading_skills.phtml Literacy in content area: http://www.literacymatters.org/content/intro.htm Math & Science: http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_1st.htm Math Word Problems: www.edhelper.com/WordStories.htm A great graphing one for non-fiction work/and math is: http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/index.asp?flash=true Science: http://w3.rcs.sk.ca/ss/adaptations/science6%20-9.htm Literacy Websites: OTHER INFORMATIONAL SITES Graphic Organizers: http://www.literacymatters.org/lessons/textstructure.htm International Reading Association: www.reading.org Centre for the Improvement of Early Reading Assessment: www.CIERA.org The magic of words: www.wordsmith.org National Association for the Education of Young Children: www.naeyc.org National Institute for Literacy- information for parents: www.nifl.gov Compact for reading - great for primary to three grades and families wanting to know where to help the most for their kids: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/CompactforReading/index.html If ever you want to find a book in your school library and can't access the computer simply go to the Halifax Regional Library and access their listings. The school libraries are set up the same and therefore the call letters are the same. Great time saver but remember to let your librarian know you took the book. http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/ **Note: Mariam Terhearne's books are filled with websites –the 3-6 book is a great resource.