Free Standards Based Resources in the Elementary Grades

Common Core Standards - Internet sites mapped to the core: http://www.core-standards.org/ELAMapK5

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Composition

 

Internet Resources – Language Learning Standards # 1-3

Listening and Speaking Skills.

 

Guidelines for good listening - Teacher tools

Listening for young learners - Teacher tools

Mystery Pictures: Following Oral Directions - Lesson plan

Listening and Following Directions: Lesson Plan

Show and tell and other activities - Teacher tools

Theater for elementary grades - Teacher tools

Language development in the elementary grades - Teacher tools

Improving Children's Listening Skills - Teacher tools

Story Telling Lesson Plans - Lesson plans

 

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Internet Resources – Standard #4  

Advanced Reading Vocabulary  

 

Vocabulary Lesson Plans - Lesson plans

Vocabulary Resources - Teacher tools

Ohio ESL - Vocabulary - Teacher tools

Language arts links elementary - Teacher tools

Root words - Lesson plan

Dictionaries - Students

Thesaurus - Students

Vocabulary builders - Students

Reading vocabulary lists - Teacher tools

Word find - Students

 

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Internet Resources – Standard #5  

Grammar and Language Structure Sites for Kids

 

Grammar Directory - Teacher tools

Daily Grammar Email Quizzes - Teacher tools
Interactive Grammar - Students
Grammar Bytes - Students
Grammar Lessons - Lesson plans
Reader's Digest Word Power - Students
Grammar Blast - Students  
Language Arts Projects   - Teacher tools
Word Central! Kid friendly dictionary site - Students
Language Arts fun    - Students
Kids' Spot place for kids to publish their writing. - Students

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Internet resources – Standard #6 Oral Dialects  

 

Amerispeak - Growth of American English - Students
Regional dialectics - Teacher tools
Organization of dialect diversity - Teacher tools
Slang, U.S., U.K., Australia - Lesson plan
Atlas of North American English - Teacher tools
Slang Lessons - Lesson plans

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Standard #7  

How English developed and has been influenced by other languages. Word Origins.

 

Etymology Resources - Teacher tools

Huge list of word origins - Students

Learn Word Origins - Students

Word Wizards - Teacher tools

Root Words, Latin and Greek - Students

Greek and Latin Roots, suffixes, prefixes - Teacher tools

All word websites in one directory - Teacher tools

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Standard #8

Decoding and understanding words in context.  

 

Phonemic awareness in beginning reading - Teacher tools
It's fun to read - interactive reading (K-3) - Students
Cloze - Teacher tools
Reading sites for kids - Students
Primary reading - Lesson plans
Printable activities - Teacher tools
Reading sites - Teacher tools
Dolch lists - Teacher tools
Phonics interactivities - Students

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Standard #9

Identifying basic ideas in reading selections.  

Drawing conclusions - Teacher tool
Graphic organizers - Teacher tool
Organize ideas - Teacher tools
Identify main idea - Student quiz
Main idea - Quizzes
Following directions - Lesson plan
Process activities - Teacher tools

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Standard #10 Identifying Genres 

 

Teacher’s Search Engine - Teacher tools

Book Spot - Teacher tools

Science Fiction genre - Students

Children’s literature web guide - Teacher tools

Children’s Literature Associations - Teacher tools

American Library Association - Teacher tools

Children’s book authors - Students

Book lists by genre - Students

Literature on the Internet by genre - Students (directory)

The Gutenberg Project: works in the public domain - Teacher tools

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Standard #11 Identifying Theme in Literature   

What is theme? - Students

Themes in children’s literature - Teacher tools

Theme definition - Students

Folktale Themes - Teacher tools

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Standard #12

Structure and Elements of Fiction  

 

Literary terms - Students

Elements of fiction - Teacher tools

Elements of a successful story - Teacher tools

Children's Literature web guide (Canada) - Students

Children's fiction links galore - Students

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Standard #13

Structure and Meaning: Non-Fiction (Research)

 

Drawing conclusions - Teacher tool
Graphic organizers - Teacher tool
Organize ideas - Teacher tools
Identify main idea - Student quiz
Main idea - Quizzes
Following directions - Lesson plan
Process activities - Teacher tools
American Association of School Librarians - Teacher tools
Research for a Science Fair Project - Students
Big Six Research Skills - Teacher tools
Big Six for Kids - Students
Research skills worksheets - Teacher tools
Kids Guide to the Dewey Decimal System - Students
Library Skills Instruction - Lesson Plans
Web searching techniques for kids - Students
Google search tip posters - Teacher tools
Evaluating web pages - Teacher tools
Internet search tools - Lesson plan
Information Please fact monster - Students
Wikipedia - Everyone

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Standard # 14 Poetry

 

Poetry lesson plans for busy teachers - Lesson plans

Yahooligans poetry links - Students

Poetry lesson plans from teachers - Lesson plans

Magnetic Poetry - Students

Kid-Friendly Poetry Sites - Teacher tools

Edward Lear - Students

The Art of Haiku - Students

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Standard #15 Imagery

 

Mrs. Dowling’s imagery page

Visit this page for sensory inspiration

Tips on sensory writing

Language arts lesson plans

Literary analysis terms and definitions

Creative Writing for Kids and More

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Standard # 16 Myths

 

Myths and Legends

Myths and other resources from India

Bulfinch's Mythology complete text

Geography of mythology

Egyptian mythology

Mythology links rated

Myths and legends of Native Americans

        

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Standard # 17 Finding Meaning in What You Read

 

Literactive - Teacher tools
Compare and contrast - Students
Compare and contrast - Students
Language Arts resources - Teacher tools
Point of view - Lesson plan
Reading plans - Lesson plans

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Sites for Composition Standards #19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

 

Writing Processes

“Neverending Tale” – Choose Your Own Adventure - Students

The Neverending Tale Classroom Edition - Teacher tools

Writing Lessons  - Lesson plans

Writing skills lessons -  Lesson plans

Writing Resources - Teacher tools

Process writing with computers - Teacher tools

Interactive English Activities - Students

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Writing Applications

Writing prompts - Students

Letter writing - Students

Email exchange, an article - Teacher tools
Kidlink: linking children throughout the world through email - Teacher tools
Writing template - Students
Students write and post their own stori es here. - Students

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Writing Conventions

Elementary writing instruction resources - Teacher tools
Handwriting for kids - Students
Handwriting worksheets - Teacher tools
Spelling lesson plans - Lesson plans
Spelling lists - Teacher tools
Interactive quizzes - Students
Fact Monster punctuation - Students

 

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Math Resources: Listed by Strand: A list of strands and standards can be found here.

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Interactive Math Frameworks         Problem Solving Resources

General Lesson Plan Links - Teacher tools

Ask Eric Database of Lessons - Lesson plans

Virtual Manipulatives - Teacher tools

Interactive activities - Students

Number, Number Sense and Operations

Very basic counting skills - Students
Activities for number sense and operations - Students
Easy Lessons in number sense (some Spanish) - Students
Ask Dr. Math - Lesson plans
Teacher made tests in math and more - Teacher tools
Number Sense - Lesson plans
Education Planet, general math Teacher tools
Lesson Plans - Lesson plans
Using Calculators in the primary classroom - Teacher tools
Frank Potter's Math - Teacher tools

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Strand Two, Patterns, Relations and Algebra

All about patterns Annenburg Project - Teacher tools

Unit and Lessons on Patterns - Lesson plans

Patterns and Relations - Teacher tools

Patterns in math - Teacher tools
Patterns and Picture Books - Teacher tools
What comes next? - Students
Print your own graph paper - Students
Let a calendar teach algebra - Students
Easy Algebra Equations (interactive) - Students
Algebra Interactive - Quizzes

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Strand Three, Geometry 
Intro to Geometry for young children - Teacher tools
Geometry Lessons - Lesson plans
Basic Understanding  - Teacher tools
More lessons - Lesson plans
Interactive Geometry - Teacher tools
Tesselations - Teacher tools
All about measurement - Students
Illustrated lessons - Students
Fact Monster measurement quiz - Quiz
Metric measurement - Quizzes

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Strand Four: Measurement

 

Elementary Measurement - Lesson plans

Can you fill the containers with liquid? - Students

Measurement Game - Students

Tangrams and other games - Students

Measurement lessons  - Lesson plans
Primary Measurement Lessons - Lesson plans
Teaching the metric system - Teacher tools
Elementary teacher's math page - Teacher tools
Elementary math by strand - Teacher tools

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Strand Five - Data Analysis and Probability

 

Census: Statistics for Kids - Students

Baseball Statistics - Students

Easy Probability - Students

Data Analysis Learning Units - Teacher tools

Probability, statistics printables - Teacher tools

Probability lessons - Lesson plans

Probability games - Students

Probability game - Students

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Problem Solving

Mathematical Processes
Problem solving skills - Teacher tools
Problem solving worksheets - Teacher tools
Graded math problem solving printables - Teacher tools
Word problem solving - Students
Webmath - Students
Word problems - Students

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Common Core Standards site: http://www.core-standards.org

 

 

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