Excellent Language Arts online resources
for teachers and students:
reading sites,
writing sites,
fun learning activities,
interactive games, and more!
Plus a yummy recipe website!
NEW! Click on:
Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth - TeachersPayTeachers.com
to purchase/download printables/reproducibles.
Also, visit The Write Town (www.thewritetown.wordpress.com
for quirky writing exercises. 
For teachers: How to use foamies to make handy document belts and pennants:
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/  (great reading resource)
www.teacher.scholastic.com  (look for student activities)
www.merlynspen.org  (teen publishing site)
www.teeninc.com (teen publishing site)
www.readwritethink.org  (multiple & varied L.A. resources)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com (grammar and reading resources)
www.jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-la.htm  (list of interactive L.A. websites)
www.discoveryeducation.com  (multiple & varied L.A. resources)
www.funbrain.com  (look for words games)
www.theteacherscafe.com  (multiple & varied L.A. resources)
www.chompchomp.com  (grammar activities)
www.freerice.com  (vocabulary game)

www.grammaropolis.com/index.php (parts of speech and more)
www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=530 (6th grade student samples)
www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=526 (7th grade student samples)
www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=531 (8th grade student samples)
www.cookingwithkids.com  (yummy stuff!)
Resources for writing essays:
www.thewritesource.com/studentmodels/  (exemplars for various writing modes)
www.internet4classrooms.com/lang_write.htm  (various resources - click on Expository Essay Rubric)
www.creativewriting-prompts.com  (various resources - click on Essays and scroll down and click on The Persuasive Essay for great graphic organizers)
www.readwritethink.org (various resources - search for Essay Map, Persuasion Map, and Persuasion Rubric)

More resources:

www.thewritesource.com (>click here for updated write source resources >student resources (Grammar Practice Park has online learning games suitable for 6th graders, students who need help with grammar, SPED students, and ELLs)    

www.k12reader.com (check out the main idea worksheets and the grammar printouts)   

www.ereadingworksheets.com (lots of worksheets for grades 6-12)   

www.abcteach.com (>directory >popular categories >reading comps >middle/high school - options: fictional, informational)   

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/(great high-level site)   

http://kellygallagher.org/resources/articles.html (high-level -- check out the article-of-the-week archive)  

http://www.grammarcheck.net (an editing resource with a great blog)

On plagiarism:

http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/plagiarism.html# (basic child-friendly information on plagiarism)

http://cdn1.hubspot.com/hub/222136/Plagiarism_Infograph.pdf (great infograph on when to cite and when not to cite)

(a list of resources/websites)

Formative Revision Assessment:
5x5 Revision Game (PDF — 93 KB)
5x5 Mentor Text (PDF — 212 KB)
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