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Practice Your Reading/Typing Skills!

 

 

Type of Activity

Name of Activity

Phonics

Letter sounds, letter identification

 

Starfall ABCs

 

Alphabet skills

(Find it in list of games on left)

 

PBSkids: ABCD Watermelon

 

Upper and lower case letter identification

 

Kangaroo Confusion

 

Identifying beginning sounds (drag upper and lower case, beginning letters)

 

Leo the Letter Loving Lobster

 

Matching pictures with same beginning sounds

 

Clifford’s Sound Match

 

Type missing short vowel

 

Kidport - Missing letters

 

 

Blending sounds into words; reading short stories

 

Starfall main index

 

Matching written to spoken word

 

Pounce

 

Short Vowel sounds in words

 

Chicken Stacker

 

Short Vowel sounds in words

 

Name the Picture

 

Consonant Blends

 

Blending Bowl

Sight Words

Type missing letters in sight words; select from 20 lists of words

 

Missing Letters

Punctuation

Find and correct capitalization and punctuation errors

Sentence Clubhouse

 

Select the proofreading skills to work on (skill varies by story)

Power Proofreading

Parts of Speech

Identify nouns, verbs, adjectives

 

Grammar Gorillas

 

Identify parts of speech (choose grade range)

 

Rats!

Extension activities

Reading Resources – correlates with Reading text book

 

Eduplace

 

Listen to online stories

 

Speakaboos

Comprehension

learn and practice specific reading strategies

Into the Book

 

Write poetry online

Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutzky

Spelling

Study your spelling words online

 

Spelling City

Vocabulary

Find rhymes, antonyms, synonyms, definitions, etc. for a word

 

Rhyme Zone

 

Synonyms

 

Synonym Sam’s Lab

 

Play crossword, word find, hangman, etc.

Learning Vocabulary can be Fun

 

Practice vocabulary or grammar while donating rice to needy people

 

FreeRice.com

TYPING SKILLS

“Trick or Type”, “Desert Typing”, “Keyboard Triathlon” etc.

Typing Games

 

online Typing Tests – select from Lessons #2 - 8

Typing Test

 

 

Fun, colorful site introducing typing skills to children

Dance Mat Typing