for Finding Recommended Links for Children
Reading and Language Art Sites
Reading & Language Art Sites
Authors and Illustrators
RESOURCES FOR FINDING RECOMMENDED LINKS FOR CHILDREN
-A web guide for kids!
Ask Jeeves for Kids
-Ask Jeeves for Kids(tm) is the fastest and easiest way to find
answers to questions. Ask Jeeves for Kids allows you to ask
a question in plain English and, after interacting with you to confirm
the question. Ask Jeeves for Kids takes you to one and only
one web site that answers your question.
READING AND LANGUAGE ART
WEB SITES FOR LEARNERS
Literature Site -This
is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, and ideas of
ways to use them in the classroom. This site also has collections
of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas,
themes and professional topics.
site contains: Books to Read, Sounds, Riddles, Maze, Coloring Book,
-Contains: Kids Connect, Fun & Games, Creative Works,
Cyberviews, Launchpad, Learning Center, Shopping
Cyber-Seuss -world of Dr. Seuss.
Art Education -Many activities for parents, educators,
Exploratorium's Literature and Drama Site -Many
resources for teachers. Covers many subjects and has other links
to educator sites.
Lit -Welcome to the KidLit WebSite, designed for
kids (mostly) and for adults interested in quality children's literature
The Magic School Bus -Scholastic's The Magic School
Seussville -The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am,Horton and
the Whos, and the rest of the Seuss characters welcome you to Seussville.
Kay E. Vandergrift's Special Interest Page -This
website is a means of sharing ideas and information with all those
interested in literature for children and young adults.
Wacky Fairy Tales -These Wacky Web Tales are geared
for grades 3 and above.
READING AND LANGUAGE ART
WEB SITES FOR TEACHERS
Ask the Author
-Learn about some of your favorite authors, plus read their
answers to questions that kids like you asked.
House Resources for Teachers and Librarians -Contains
a resource center packed with teachers guide's, thematic and interdisciplinary
indexes, reader's companions, author and illustrator biographies
The Children's Literature Web Guide -Internet
resources related to books for children and young adults!
News Stories and Lessons -These web pages focus on
utilizing current news stories for educational purposes. Teachers
can use the lessons for group activities and students can work at
their own pace for individualized learning. The "Featured Story"
is an abbreviated news story of a current event, outlined and edited
for easier reading.
English Language Center -The
Comenius Group developed this site so that students, teachers and
speakers of English from around the world can have on line access
to relevant materials, lessons and products.
Reading Association -The International
Reading Association seeks to promote high levels of literacy for
all by improving the quality of reading instruction through studying
the reading process and teaching techniques; serving as a clearinghouse
for the dissemination of reading research through conferences, journals,
and other publications; and actively encouraging the lifetime reading
The Newbery Medal -Each year the Newberry Medal is
awarded by the American Library Association for the most distinguished
American children's books published the previous year.
Teachers Helping Teachers -This is a free, non-profit
service. It costs nothing to access the information, and no money
is made from teachers who contribute. Material on this service is
updated weekly during the school year.
AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS
Celebrate Children's Authors
Chris Van Allsburg