Exworthy Educational Resources
Storytelling Activities and Lesson Ideas- This site contains a collection of great language arts lesson plans to support speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Outta Ray's Head- This is an interesting, large, and complete collection of lessons, with handouts, for numerous topics related to literature, library skills, poetry, and writing.
The Linguistics Fun Page- Here are links to fun and educational language/linguistic pages, great for classroom teachers.
Comenius English Language Center- Teachers of ESL will use this site complete with English writing courses, use of Fables, idiom collections, and more.
Similes, Metaphors- This page describes similes and metaphors.
Language and Reading Resources for Teachers
NEA's Read Across America- Students are invited to enter in the Celebration of Dr. Suess's birthday.
Readability Assessment Graph- Use this formula to check the readability of a piece of writing.
Technology Assisting Literacy Knowledge- Great! Classroom teachers can find specific practical activities, organized by software application, to use in the classroom or in the lab with a whole class, small groups or individual students.
Critical Reading: A Guide- This is a guide to what high school teachers might look for in analyzing literature, particularly poetry and fiction- very complete.
Critical Thinking: Reading/Writing- This wonderful resource explores and provides examples related to inferences, critical thinking, and more.
Teacherís Resources- Bantam Double Day Publishing maintains this wonderful site for teachers. It contains a multitude of resources useful in the classroom. Find new ways to teach award winning books, teacher's guides to teaching thematic units, or find links to top literature/ education associations. Search for your favorite piece of literature, too!
StoryPlus- Here are lots and lots of books, searchable by genre, subject, reading level, and author. Most are free or very, very cheap!! Order for your classroom.
Web English Teacher- This is a wonderful collection of resources covering all areas of reports, literature, critical thinking, drama, ESL, grammar, journalism, yearbook, media, mythology, phonics, poetry, Shakespeare, speech, vocabulary, and reading!!
Score- Language Arts- Teachers will find language arts resources, California language standards, and cyberguides, supplementary complete units of instruction centered on core works of literature. This is a great resource.
English Online- Here are Language Arts related units, organized by grade level.
Cyberguides- California presents this outstanding collection of supplementary, standards-based, web-delivered units of instruction centered on core works of literature. Each CyberGuide contains a student and teacher edition, standards, a task and a process by which it may be completed, teacher-selected web sites and a rubric, based on California Language Arts Content Standards
Storytelling- This site has information, webquests, and lessons related to storytelling.
ReadingLady.com- This is an online resource for educators seeking to interact with other educators as they expand their understanding of literacy teaching.
The Children's Literature Web Guide- This is a full resource for parents and teachers that offers tons of information and links associated with children's literature. It's a great site.