IMproving Partnerships and Active Collaboration for Teaching (IMPACT) Grant

Language Arts

International Reading Association Council of Teachers of English

IMPACT Language Arts Cohort Participant Websites

Christine Miles
Jasmine Rodriguez
Daniel Johnson
Debra Underwood
Alicia Heineman
Eileen Clark
Melissa Ingram
Wesley Jarrell

Teacher's Language Arts Resources

Resources for Writing

Miles of Resources

Online games for math skill building and letter recognition/upper and lower case/letter sounds, basic phonics and spelling. . . very cute and engaging!

Story writing site… helpful for reluctant writers.

Educational Rap songs, really.

PBS Teachers have loads of resources.  I found this interactive game to help students identify the main idea, always hard for my students:

This is a great website for all you writing teachers out there.  Prompts for all types of writing, lessons, units, resources galore, etc.  Once you become a member of their community, look for Lesson of the Month emails and get ready to start using them in your

EasyTestMaker is a free online test generator to help you create your tests. You can create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections.

I have added the Read 180 Spelling City and a google Doc where the kids filled out a technology survey I created.  They go on Spelling City to practice vocabulary word used in their stories that they read.

Here is a link that I use to gather some lesson ideas, graphic organizers and reproducible worksheets.

I use this to practice/reinforce figurative language in writing lab centers

This is a great site that I use for vocabulary words in all subjects.  We use this for both reading and writing and the kids enjoy the activities)

ReadWorks provides over 500 non-fiction reading passages, each with 5 multiple choice questions that test your students' reading comprehension


Handouts, Activity Sheets

Rubric for presentation on gods

Figurative Language PowerPoint