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Reading Skills Corner

Practice Your Reading/Typing Skills!

 

 

 

Type of Activity

Name of Activity

1

Phonics

Letter sounds, letter identification

 

Starfall ABCs

2

 

Alphabet skills

(Find it in list of games on left)

 

PBSkids: ABCD Watermelon

3

 

Upper and lower case letter identification

 

Kangaroo Confusion

4

 

Identifying beginning sounds (drag upper and lower case, beginning letters)

 

Leo the Letter Loving Lobster

5

 

Matching pictures with same beginning sounds

 

Clifford’s Sound Match

6

 

Type missing short vowel

 

Kidport - Missing letters

7

 

 

Blending sounds into words; reading short stories

 

Starfall main index

8

 

Matching written to spoken word

 

Pounce

9

 

Short Vowel sounds in words

 

Chicken Stacker

10

 

Short Vowel sounds in words

 

Name the Picture

11

 

Consonant Blends

 

Blending Bowl

12

Sight Words

Type missing letters in sight words; select from 20 lists of words

 

Missing Letters

13

Punctuation

Find and correct capitalization and punctuation errors

Sentence Clubhouse

14

 

Select the proofreading skills to work on (skill varies by story)

Power Proofreading

15

Parts of Speech

Identify nouns, verbs, adjectives

 

Grammar Gorillas

16

 

Identify parts of speech (choose grade range)

 

Rats!

17

Extension activities

Reading Resources – correlates with Reading text book

 

Eduplace

18

Literature

Listen to and read online stories

 

Reading Planet

19

 

Listen to online stories

 

Speakaboos

20

 

Read or listen to Fairy Tales online

 

Grimms’ Fairy Tales

21

Comprehension

learn and practice specific reading strategies

Into the Book

22

Poetry

Poetry activities

 

Giggle Poetry

23

 

Write poetry online

Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutzky

24

Spelling

Study your spelling words online

 

Spelling City

25

Vocabulary

Find rhymes, antonyms, synonyms, definitions, etc. for a word

 

Rhyme Zone

26

 

Synonyms

 

Synonym Sam’s Lab

27

 

Play crossword, word find, hangman, etc.

Learning Vocabulary can be Fun

28

 

Practice vocabulary or grammar while donating rice to needy people

 

FreeRice.com

29

TYPING SKILLS

“Trick or Type”, “Desert Typing”, “Keyboard Triathlon” etc.

Typing Games

30

 

 

online Typing Tests – select from Lessons #2 - 8

Typing Test

 

31

 

Fun, colorful site introducing typing skills to children

Dance Mat Typing