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Biography Genre grades 4 to 6 independent grades 6 to 8 independent
Printable response chart for reading a biography. Use for individual notetaking with or without a follow-up report, or make a classroom poster as a generic study guide.
Encyclopedia Mythica grade 5 assisted grades 6 to 8 independent
An encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legend for readers who are advanced, or to supplement curriculum units. Contains over 7200 items about gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world. Searchable.
Fairy Tale/Folk Tale Cyber Dictionary grade 1 assisted grades 1 to 3 independent grade 4 independent
Students retell a fairy tale and compose a class “Fairy Tale/Folk Tale Cyber Dictionary” using each letter of the alphabet, relating the letters to the story. Examples are given along with directions for publishing your own. Site includes a teaching unit designed for third grade that develops concepts of the fairy tale genre.
Learning With Mysteries grades 4 to 6 independent grades 6 to 8 independent
Lesson plans and rationale for teaching mysteries as problem solving. Click on “Sites to Use” for access to mysteries on a page without the MysteryNet messages that appear on the teacher pages. Also winning stories from student writing contests.
Poetry for Kids k assisted grades 1 to 3 assisted grades 4 to 6 independent grades 6 to 8 independent
Fun poetry for kids to read written by Kenn Nesbitt. He also provides instruction for kids on how to write different kinds of poetry, a rhyming dictionary, and word games. Interactive sections include podcast, survey; also discussion forums and contests for members.
SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages grades 4 to 6 independent grades 6 to 8 independent
A collection of annotated fairy tales including related links such as history, illustrations, modern interpretations, and similar tales across cultures. Searchable.
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