More Teacher Resources Links

Cafeteria Field Trip Form

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Resources for New Teachers

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Lesson Plan Ideas (All Reading/LA)
http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/

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Various Lesson Plans (Elem./Middle)
http://www.eduplace.com/activity/

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Animate Your World
http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/gen/ayw/text_exclude.html
(Creative Writing Activities for Middle Grades)

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Lesson Plans (Varied/All Grade Levels)
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/browse/galls09.html

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Poe – An Author Unit (High)
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/poe/poetg.html

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Website for ALL Teachers
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/
Search for lessons or units
http://cnets.iste.org/search/s_search.html (All)

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Beyond Books (Examples)
http://www.beyondbooks.com/bboutlines/_lit71.htm

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Rubric Examples
http://intranet.cps.k12.il.us/Assessments/Ideas_and_Rubrics/Rubric_Bank/rubric_bank.html

 

Higher Order Thinking
http://www.ves.wpsb.org/focus/higherorderthinking.html

Anagrams
http://wordsmith.org/anagram/index.html

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Word Ladders
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_Ladder#Example
http://www.readersdigest.ca/fungames/ladder3.html
http://delphiforfun.org/programs/wordladder.htm

Research-Based Strategies
http://www.netc.org/focus/strategies/

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Adolescent Literacy in the Content Area
http://knowledgeloom.org/practices3.jsp?t=1&location=1&bpinterid=1196&spotlightid=1174&testflag=yes

Vocabulary University (many links and tabs to explore)
http://www.vocabulary.com/
http://www.vocabulary.com/classic.html
http://www.vocabulary.com/topsat2.html
http://www.vocabulary.com/myvocabulary.html

Algebra Lab
http://www.algebralab.org/lessons/lesson.aspx

Teaching Inference
http://www.fno.org/feb02/inference.html
http://www.algebralab.org/lessons/lesson.aspx?file=Reading_Inference.xml (math example)

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Reading Resources (All)
http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/EssentialSkills.htm

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/education/general.html

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Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Through Writing
http://academic.udayton.edu/Legaled/CTSkills/CTskills02.htm#ideas

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If you are not familiar with word ladders, please refer to these sites. Word ladders can be incorporated as transition activities.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_Ladder#Example
http://www.readersdigest.ca/fungames/ladder3.html
http://delphiforfun.org/programs/wordladder.htm

Lesson Banks (All Subjects; Various Levels)
http://www.floridatechnet.org/GED/LessonPlans/Lessons.htm
http://www.mysterynet.com/learn/lessonplans/
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/archive.html

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Reading Resources (some printable materials – various)
http://www.geocities.com/smilecdg/comprehe.html

http://www.readinglady.com/Comprehension/Strategy_Posters/strategy_posters.html

http://www.fayette.k12.in.us/eastview/comprehension.htm

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Six Essential Reading Strategies
http://wilearns.state.wi.us/apps/default.asp?cid=24

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Extending Comprehension
http://ayr.ednet.ns.ca/vis_strategies.shtml

Strategy for Previewing Nonfiction Text (upper elem., middle, high)
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=112

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Strategies to Teach Text Comprehension (ALL)
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/3479

http://www.donjohnston.com/downloads/rolreadingstrategies.htm

Story Elements (Elem./Middle)
http://www.smasd.org/pssa/html/reading/narrativ.htm

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Seeing the World in Print Through Nonfiction (High
http://dese.mo.gov/divimprove/curriculum/ModelCurriculum/seeingworldinprint/index.html

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Think Aloud Strategy (All)
http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Reading/Reading%20Strategies/thinkaloud.htm

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Reading Resource
http://www.umass.edu/wmwp/ReadingInitiative/Reading%20Strategies%20Page.htm

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5 Keys to Reading Nonfiction
http://www.highbeam.com/library/docFree.asp?DOCID=1G1:112088678

Math Resources
http://illuminations.nctm.org/Weblinks.aspx

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Struggling Readers
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/4528

http://www.texasreading.org/utcrla/materials/secondary_ela_resource.asp


(High School)
http://www.gaillovely.com/struggling%20readers%20resources.htm (Various)

http://www.balancedreading.com/olderreaders.html (middle/high)

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Engaging Struggling Readers
http://www.edutopia.org/community/spiralnotebook/?p=32

Webquests
http://sesd.sk.ca/teacherresource/webquest/webquest.htm (All)

http://sesd.sk.ca/teacherresource/webquest/la.htm (Rdg/LA)
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic4.htm


http://www.sentex.net/~brenwood/Links/webquests_K6.html (elem)
http://bestwebquests.com/ (All)

Developing Questioning Skillls DR. JILL SLACK
http://www.sedl.org/pubs/sedl-letter/v14n03/6.html

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http://www.aged.vt.edu/methods/que-skil.htm


http://www.utexas.edu/academic/cte/sourcebook/questioning.html

 

http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/researchskills/questions.htm

 

http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001611.shtml

 

http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/keystage3/respub/design/training9/

 

http://www.lse.ac.uk/resources/graduateTeachingAssistantsHandbook/section3/skillsOfTheClassTeacher.htm

 

http://www.uwsp.edu/Education/lwilson/learning/quest2.htm


http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/3/cu5.html


http://pareonline.net/getvn.asp?v=6&n=6

Also remember we are still connected to
http://www.learningshortcuts.com

ID:  tmehhs
Password:  devils

GPS Resources
http://apskids.org/standards/ela/default.htm (ELA)
http://apskids.org/standards/math/default.htm (Math)

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http://www.ct4me.net/Standards.htm
http://www.ct4me.net/reading.htm#Instructional

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Units
http://www.units4teachers.com/archives.php (Various)

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Teaching Writing in Middle and High Schools
http://www.nwrel.org/request/2004dec/principles.html

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Reading Comprehension
http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/compre.htm

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Book – Mosaic of Thought (Support materials)
http://www.geocities.com/smilecdg/comprehe.html

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Monitoring Comprehension
http://www.ed.gov/teachers/how/tools/initiative/summerworkshop/lewis/edlite-slide001.html
Reading Units (Elem./Middle)
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/units/units_with_books.htm
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/lesson-plans/reading/activities/units.htm

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Thematic Units (Elem./Middle)
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/index.htm

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Teacher Resources (Variety of Sites)
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/links/teacherresources.htm
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/links/literaturewebsites.htm Reading Strategies (Middle)
http://www.thecenter.spps.org/Reading_Units.html
Curriculum Mapping Resources
http://gradcenter.marlboro.edu/~kwiemer/pedagog2/cmapping/currmapping.htm

http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Curriculum%20Mapping/Index.htmhttp://esd.iu5.org/mapping/mapping.htm

http://www.d155.org/Curriculum%20Mapping/Homepg.html.p

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Units and Lessons (ALL)
http://cnets.iste.org/search/s_search.html

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Setting a Purpose – Informational Text (Elem.)
http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=13688

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Setting the Purpose for Reading (ALL)
http://ohiorc.org/adlit/strategy/strategies_each.aspx?id=000001

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Strategies That Work – Technology Integration
http://www.mayer.cps.k12.il.us/Strategies_that_Work/STW.htm

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Comprehension Strategies (Articles for study groups) ALL
http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/Schrader/readingcomprehension.html

http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/resources/languagearts/readingwriting/readdemo.html

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Reading for Meaning (6 Strategies)
http://www.fayette.k12.in.us/eastview/strategies.htm

http://wilearns.state.wi.us/apps/default.asp?cid=24

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Reading Comprehension Activities (Middle/High)
http://tengrrl.com/tens/016.shtml


Algebra I Tutorial (Share with Math teachers)
http://homework-help.aol.com/aolalgebrareview

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Best Practices in Teaching Reading
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/ReadStrats.html

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/ReadStrats_20Best.html

http://www.tea.state.tx.us/reading/practices/practices.html

http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/Sarasota/strattactics.htm

http://teacher.scholastic.com/reading/bestpractices/index.htm

http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/literacy/about/reading.html

http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/literacy


Reading in the Content Areas (All)
http://www.litandlearn.lpb.org/

http://www.literacymatters.org/content/readandwrite/reading.htm

http://www.middleweb.com/ReadWrkshp/JK34.html (Middle)

http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/sarasota/interdiscrdg.htm (Strategies)

http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001533.shtml

http://www.scoe.org/content.php?PageId=306

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Middle and High School Teachers Do you know about the Reading Next report?
http://www.all4ed.org/publications/ReadingNext/


Adolescents and Literacy
http://www.scoe.org/content.php?PageId=169

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Vocabulary/Comprehension
http://www.scoe.org/content.php?PageId=169 /about/writing.html (Writing)
http://pec.jun.alaska.edu/Consortia/Lit/reading.html
Educational Hotlinks for Middle School Teachers (ALL Subjects)
http://131.125.2.61/~njcms/educationalhotlinks/index.php

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High School Math Teachers
https://ruready.utah.edu/RUReady/front/About.jsp
(Help students prepare for college math) Reading Site – Daily Lit (by email)
http://www.dailylit.com/index.php?title=Poems&bookid=160

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Literature Resources (High)
http://teacherweb.com/GA/HeartofGARESAETTC/RaeSpradley/ap2.stm

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Check out this English/Grammar Site (ALL)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/


Teaching Students to Infer
http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/resources/languagearts/readingwriting/readinfer.html

http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001679.shtml


Grammar Resources
http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/grammar/stratgram.htm

http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/curriculum/writing/elem_writing/Bib/Grammar.htm

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/language_arts/grammar/ (Lesson Plans – Varied)

http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/subidx.cfm (Middle/High)

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The Elements of Style – William Strunk Middle/High)
http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html


Vocabulary Instruction Resources
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/vocab.html

http://www.literacymatters.org/content/readandwrite/vocab.htm

http://www.texasreading.org/utcrla/materials/secondary_vocabulary_se.asp

http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/compre.htm

http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/digests/d126.html (article)

http://www.vtaide.com/png/ERIC/Vocab-Comprehension.htm

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=946 (elem.)

http://www.prel.org/products/re_/ES0419.htm (article – ALL)

http://wilearns.state.wi.us/apps/Default.asp?cid=790 (elem., middle)

http://www.nbsd.k12.pa.us/HTML/reading/rihand15.htm

http://www2.learningpt.org/catalog/item.asp?SessionID=354004508&productID=207 (K-5; view online)

http://www.ldonline.org/spearswerling/8089


Are you in the know about Video Podcasts? Are you in the know about Audio Podcasts? Are you in the know about Videostreaming? Have you explored how an IPOD (or other similar type of device) could be used instructionally?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/18/AR2005101801670.html

http://www.apple.com/education/solutions/ipod/

http://www.readingrockets.org/podcasts/#about

http://www.vtaide.com/png/ERIC/Vocab-Comprehension.htm

Math Refresher (HIGH)
http://www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Smath.htm

Motivation (Article)
http://www.middleweb.com/StdntMotv.html

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New Teachers (Page of Websites)
http://www.middleweb.com/1stDResources.html

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Competition – Math, Science, Technology Grades 6-9
http://www.ecybermission.com/

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Integrating Technology Resources
http://4teachers.org/

Grandparent/Elder Project Lesson Plan (High)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/98/grand/overview.html

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Charlotte’s Web Art Contest (Ages 5 – 15) Deadline November 10, 2006

http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/charlottesweb_contest.mspx

http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/charlottesweb_contest_rules.mspx

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Math Site (Middle/High Essay Contest)
https://www.mathmovesu.com/index_cash4college.html
Resources (Varied)

http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/index.html
Math Website (K-8; Some Basic High)

http://coe.jmu.edu/mathvidsr/intro.htm

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Secondary Math Interactives
http://seeingmath.concord.org/sms_interactives.html

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Math Website (High School) Read guidelines carefully.
http://mdtp.ucsd.edu/OnLineTests.shtml


Graphing Quadratics (High)
http://www.hostsrv.com/webmab/app1/MSP/quickmath/02/pageGenerate?site=mathcom&s1=equations&s2=quadratics&s3=basic

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High School SAT Prep Site
http://www.takesat.com/

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Math Site (All Levels)
http://www.brunnermath.com/

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Home Building Process (Middle/High)
http://www.homesofourown.org/

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Math Websites (ALL)
http://www.ct4me.net/math_resources.htm

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Math Competition (Middle/High)
http://www.usamts.org/  (Deadline Nov. 20)
Assisting Readers (Middle/High)

http://www.ct4me.net/reading.htm#Reading

Reminder https://www.georgiaoas.org/servlet/a2l
Username and password – same Put in your grade – no space Grade1 Grade2 Grade3 Grade4 Grade5 Grade6 Grade7 Grade8 Gradehs (for high school)

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Resources for Units (Rdg./ELA)
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/index.htm

http://www.col-ed.org/cur/lang.html#lang1
Math (Help – Various Levels)
http://www.webmath.com/
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
http://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/index.shtml

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Math in Daily Life
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/

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High School Teachers (literature)
http://www.americanliterature.com/ARCHIVES/ARCHIVES.HTML
Chapter A Day Series (Must be previewed extensively before using with students!!!)

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Resources (Reading/Open Court)
http://www.opencourtr
Website (Variety of Topics for Everyone)
http://www.education-world.com/ esources.com/

Social Studies Resources
http://www.c-spanclassroom.org/AboutUs.aspx

Teaching to Academic Standards
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/demonstration.html#classrooms

(video clips included)

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Writing Resources (Elem./Middle)

http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us/CentralServices/professionaldevelopment/wglessonplans.htm

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GPS Resources (ALL)
http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us/standards/

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Curriculum Resources (ALL)
http://www.ware.k12.ga.us/Curriculum/resources/index.html

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Language Arts Presentations (ALL)
http://jc-schools.net/PPTs-la.html

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Academic Vocabulary Games (ALL)
http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/vocab/


Please check out the Georgia Read More Program!!!
http://www.glc.k12.ga.us/pandp/media/gareadsmore.htm


Teaching to Academic Standards
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/index.html
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/demonstration.html
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/exploration.html
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/implementation.html
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/inquiry/index.html

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Sequenced Benchmarks K-12 Language Arts (Sequence of 4 or 5 other states)
http://www.mcrel.org/PDF/Standards/5021TG_ELA_Sequenced_Bms.pdf

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Vocabulary (Elementary/Middle)
http://www.tampareads.com/vocabulary/FCAT/bothFCAT.htm
After clicking on the lists, note the activities at the bottom.

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Kindergarten – 8th Grade – All Subjects
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm
(Since this is another state, you will have to find possible matches for your grade specific curriculum.)

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Note the High School Resources (Another State)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/assistance.htm
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/gateway.htm

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On-line Practice Modules – TECHNOLOGY PLEASE SHARE THIS SITE WITH OTHERS!!!
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/on-line.htm

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Daily Dose of the Web
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/daily_dose.htm

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Links for K-12 Teachers
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/k12links.htm

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Math Website
http://www.thatquiz.com/

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Science Vocabulary Games
http://education.jlab.org/vocabhangman/

Word Walls in the Secondary Classrooms
http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/wordwalls.pdf

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Standards-Based Assessment: A Model
http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/assessment.pdf

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Graphic Organizers (Very Important for the Visual Learners)
http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/index.html

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Essay Structure
http://www.gc.maricopa.edu/English/essay/index.html

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Journaling
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/tjournal.htm

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Reading Resource (Elem./Upper Elementary/Middle)
http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/palmasola/ps3gle.htm
(Click on the red bullets.)
http://elementarypgms.brevard.k12.fl.us/Grade1Daily.pdf

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Note the online reading passages
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/resources/release/

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Checkpoints for Progress (Related to Literacy)
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/CheckTeachers/index.html

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Reading Assessments (Informal)
http://www.test4free.com/
http://members.tripod.com/~gleigh/readtst.htm
http://yippee.i4free.co.nz/html/win/education/title7000.htm
Lesson Plans (Middle/High – Varied)
http://www.chevron.com/products/about/programs/edawards/
http://www2.dpi.state.wi.us/sig/practices/high_2.asp
Social Studies (All Levels)
http://www.learner.org/resources/series166.html

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Authors Online
http://www.teachingbooks.net/
(free trial followed by a membership fee Best Practices
http://www.cdl.org/resource-library/articles/compare_best.php

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Refrigerator Curriculum
http://www.makingstandardswork.com/Clients/BestPracticesArchive/BPLawson.htm

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Algebra Rap Article
http://www.makingstandardswork.com/Clients/BestPracticesArchive/BPKingsCanyon.htm
(other articles on best practices at bottom of above website) Language Arts (Resources for Lesson Plans)

http://www.col-ed.org/cur/lang.html (ALL)

http://www.teach-nology.com/themes/lang_arts/

http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Language_Arts

http://www.stf.sk.ca/teaching_res/library/teach_mat_centre/teach_mat_units/eng_lang_arts.htm

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Reading Resources
http://www.suu.edu/faculty/lundd/ReadingSite/readingresources/

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(Varied Grades and Topics)
http://www.englishcompanion.com/room82/weeklyreader.html

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(Academic Vocabulary List – includes prefixes, suffixes)
http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/acvocabulary2.pdf

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Teacher Resources (General)
http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/Test%20Generator.pd
http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/academicnotes.pdf

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Poetry 180 (High School)
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html

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E- Field Trips
http://www.efieldtrips.org/

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Word of the Day & Other Resources (High)
http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/mwwod.pl

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Biography Search (High)
http://www.biography.com/

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Flashback website (Reminder)
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html (Math – All Levels)
http://www.arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_d.shtml (Pattern Blocks)
http://www.arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_j.shtml (Pattern blocks)

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Resources for Teachers – Independent Learning (May or may not be applicable/appropriate)
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/implement/
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/adjust/
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/childlit/
http://teachersnetwork.org/NTNY/nychelp/Literacy/

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Lesson Plans (All – Varied)
http://teachersnetwork.org/lessonplans/

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Math & Science (Varied Levels)
http://www.getsmarter.org/index.cfm

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Info on Gold Seal Lessons on Edgate Site (for those systems that are EDGATE members)
http://www.daggett.com/performance_tasks.html

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Articles on Adolescent Literacy
http://www.ncte.org/about/over/positions/category/read/118622.htm
http://www.ncte.org/about/press/116625.htm

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Reading Resources
http://www.joewitt.org/

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Teaching Non-fiction Reading and Writing
http://www.teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/childlit/nonfiction.htm

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Are you in the know about Think Alouds???

Think Alouds – Article
http://www.ncte.org/library/files/Free/Journals/vm/VM0084Getting.pdf

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MATH MANIPULATIVE
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

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Few Free Math Videos
http://www.brainpop.com/math/seeall/

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Online Math Activities
http://www.k111.k12.il.us/KING/math.htm

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Secondary Math Interactives
http://seeingmath.concord.org/sms_interactives.html

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Math Website (High School) Read guidelines carefully.
http://mdtp.ucsd.edu/OnLineTests.shtml

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Graphing Quadratics (High)
http://www.hostsrv.com/webmab/app1/MSP/quickmath/02/pageGenerate?site=mathcom&s1=equations&s2=quadratics&s3=basic

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High School SAT Prep Site
http://www.takesat.com/

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Math Site (All Levels)
http://www.brunnermath.com/

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Home Building Process (Middle/High)
http://www.homesofourown.org/

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Math Websites (ALL)
http://www.ct4me.net/math_resources.htm