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Reading Websites for Kids


    This is a site the kids use a lot in class.  It contains folders for each grade level and then activities that are divided into Reading and Math folders.  To log in, the username is smayson565438 and the password is 123456.



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    ·         Tween Tribune by Smithsonian

    Lots of non-fiction articles on this site and you can level it by Lexile (reading) level. Grades K-12

    ·         Story Place

    Read-along site for younger kids with activities and free story videos. There are animated videos of stories and sing-a-long songs. PreK-Grade 1

    ·         Storyline Online

    Storyline Online has books on video and lessons aimed at strengthening comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.

    ·         Roy: Tale of a Singing Zebra

    Guided reading and other reading games for emerging readers. PreK-Grade 1

    ·         ReadWriteThink

    readwritethink has activities, games, tips, recommendations, and more for literacy. Free Parent & Teacher Resources, grades K-12

    ·         ReadWorks

    Literacy lessons that include comprehension and short passages to analyze. Grades K-12

    ·         Read Theory 

    Read Theory offers online reading activities for all ages and ability levels. The program adapts to students’ individual ability levels and presents them with thousands of skill-building exercises that suit their needs. Free Sign up, Grades K-12

    ·         Reading Bear

    Reading Bear teaches beginning readers vocabulary and concepts while systematically introducing all the main phonetic patterns of written English. PreK-Grade 1

    ·         Oxford Owl-Reading

    Phonics practice, spelling, and free eBooks. Free, 3-11 years

    ·         Into the Book

    Into the Book is a reading comprehension site that focuses on reading strategies teachers work on every day. Get practice using prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, summarizing, evaluating and synthesizing. Grades K-6

    ·         Inkless Tales

    Stories, poems, games, and more. K-Grade 5

    ·         Free Rice (Vocabulary Practice)

    This addictive site tests kids (and you!) on your vocabulary knowledge. They also donate free rice to third world countries! Grades 2-12

    ·         Biblionasium

    Site for reviewing and sharing books makes reading a social adventure. Grades 2-8 (must sign up for free membership)

    ·         Between the Lions

    PBS reading website with read-along folktales and fables, clever song videos of letter sounds, and many more stories to capture kids’ attention.K-1


    ·         Fun For the Brain:

    A set of interactive games which can be used on the SmartBoard or learning center. From the website: ―Learn and review English grammar and early reading skills with these games.‖

    ·         Dogo News:

    Kids‘ news articles & current events. ―Fodder for young minds‖

    ·         BBC’s Bitesize Games:

    From the BBC, this site provides a number of interactive game options including rhyming words, phonics, ABC order, pronouns, punctuation, and more. Note: audio has British accent.

    ·         Alphabetical Order:

    Great game for the SmartBoard in which students can move the words around to put them in ABC order.

    ·         ABCya!

    Arranged by grade level, this site contains a great set of computer based activities for grades K-5 th. K & 1st grade have oral direction options. Holiday-oriented choices are included in each grade level.


    ·         Reading Bear

    phonics & vocabulary practice

    ·         Fast Phonics