Vocabulary Builders

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Haskvitz

These sites provide ways for a teacher to provide lessons to accommodate a variety of reading levels easily. They are especially valuable to ESL students and slower learners who need additional practice outside the realm of the textbook. The large link sites are very useful.

Phonics Links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/phonics.html

Motivating Students

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/motivate.htm

Read Across America links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/reading.html

ESL lessons

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/ESL.html

Downloadable books

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/online-books.html

Help for slow learners

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/slowlearners.html

Strategies for motivating young readers

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/motivating_readers.html

Vocabulary Games
http://www.vocabulary.co.il/>http://www.vocabulary.co.il/
Quizlet
Self made cards for online vocabulary building. Takes a while to master, but allows individualized lessons and provides hints.
http://quizlet.com/

Several lessons about vocabulary games. Simple and of wide range of quality.

http://lessonplancentral.com/lessons/Language_Arts/Vocabulary/index.htm

Using Podcasts to improve vocabulary

http://languagestudy.suite101.com/article.cfm/podcasting

Very large link site

http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edeng.htm

Teacher designed lessons

Basic, but a good variety

http://www.teachersdesk.org/spell_plans.html

Spelling and vocabulary links page

http://www.teachersdesk.org/spell_plans.html

Free technology lessons

Use the Internet to help with vocabulary

http://freetech4teachers.blogspot.com/2008/05/word-games-to-improve-writing-and.html

Everyday Vocabulary Anagrams

Lots of them.

www.aitech.ac.jp/~itesls/anagrams/

Reading novel studies on over 20 books.

Check the list. This is a great site for better readers and helps them polish their skills without a great deal of teacher time.

http://www.mce.k12tn.net/units/units_with_books.htm

Grammar and Vocabulary Assessment Tests
Have your more advanced students take them to see where they can improve. One hour time limit.

http://www.churchillhouse.com/tests/index.html

Web English Teacher  
Large general link site for all areas of English teaching.
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/
Fake Out Game
Students select the correct definition from list. Good practice to polish prefix and suffix skills.

http://www.eduplace.com/fakeout/

Vocabulary.com:  SAT Words

http://www.vocabulary.com/AOLtopsatwords12.html

Illustrated Vocabulary
For English, French, Dutch and Danish words.

http://www.illustratedvocabulary.ip-providence.net

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