Exworthy Educational Resources

Teaching-Language Arts

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.