This Literacy Web Sites Directory is a collection of over 200 literacy related activities that can be used with whole groups, small groups, and individuals. The activities can be used to introduce and reinforce specific literacy skills. They can also be used independently by students in computer Literacy Centers. Each story/activity can be accessed in a few seconds by saving the file to your desktop and clicking directly on its link. Main Categories include: Read to Self, Listen to Reading (Online Stories), Work on Writing, Word Work, Comprehension, and General Literacy Resources. Specific topics and stories are easy to find as they are listed in alphabetical order along with a brief description under subheadings such as Fiction, Non Fiction, Stories Read by Author, Stories Read by Celebrities, Sight Word Recognition, Vocabulary, Phonics and Phonemic Awareness, Grammar and Conventions, Spelling, and Comprehension. Specific concepts and skills include: Alphabet, Consonants, Short Vowels, Long Vowel patterns, Phonograms, Blends, Digraphs, Blending and Segmenting Sounds, Contractions, Compound Words, Suffixes, Prefixes, Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, Homonyms, Idioms, Parts of Speech, Punctuation, Compare and Contrast, Fact or Opinion, Main Idea, Context Clues, Multiple Meaning Words, and more. Motivate students to stay on task by rewarding them with a game the last five minutes of a lesson!
Tags for this item - Back to School, Literacy Websites, Literacy Web Sites, Computer Literacy Centers, Listen to Reading Literacy Centers, Internet Literacy Centers, Word Work Centers, Literacy Web Sites, Phonics and Phonemic Awareness Centers, Sight Word Centers, Reading Comprehension, Daily 5, Interactive Reading, DIBELS practice