Character Scrapbook Use this reader's response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages.
Comic Creator Interactive site that allows students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
Compare and Contrast Map This interactive graphic organizer helps students develop an outline for one of three types of comparison essays: whole-to-whole, similarities-to-differences, or point-to-point.
Clean Up Your Grammar! - Help recycle trash and clean up the beach by taking the words that wash up on shore and dragging them to the correct garbage can. The words are either nouns or verbs. Be sure to put the words in the correct trash can because if you make a mistake the beach will become dirty with litter. Two levels to choose from.
Extreme Sentence Surgeons Your paragraph surgery skills will be needed as critically injured paragraphs enter your emergency room.
Printing Press from ReadWriteThink. Students can create a booklet, flyer, brochure or newspaper fairly easily. There is a nice guide that walks you through the process, and the focus is on writing.
Profile Publisher draft online social networking profiles, yearbook profiles, and newspaper or magazine profiles for themselves, other real people (including historical figures), or fictional characters.
Giggle Poetry Giggle Poetry, approaches poetry with a sense of humor. Poems from Bruce Lansky and other poets are archived for students to enjoy reading or to use as examples. Included are fill-in-the-blank poems, poetry contests, favorite poems, school poems, and more.
Myths and Fables An impressive collection of more than 650 classic fables and their morals, presented in table format for easy browsing. Other features include the new Fairy Tale collection, beautiful illustrations, Real Audio narration, and a Search Engine
Poems: Acrostic In this online tool, students can learn about and write acrostic poems.
Poems: Diamante In this online tool, students can learn about and write diamante poems.
Poems: Letter Letter poems are a particularly apt medium for exploring a defining characteristic of poetry—line breaks.
Shel Silverstein: The Official Site for Kids Visit for the games (such as Finish Shel's Poems), the terrific printables (a coloring book, a bookmark, and two Poetry Kits) and to watch animated video clips from Silverstein's poems and books (some performed by Silverstein himself.)