Grammar Gladiator

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Photo credit: roomrecess.com Grammar Gladiator is a fun game for students to play. It helps them to practice using punctuation, conjunctions, homophones, articles, and verb tenses. To select the word/punctuation mark that a player wishes to use, in order to complete the sentence at the top of the screen, the gladiator must jump on the […]

Review Your Grammar

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Photo credit: Grammarly Grammarly is a free software to help students check their usage of grammar [and plagiarism; I believe with the upgrade which costs money]. Teachers can use Grammarly for their own work, and to have students pre-check their own work, which saves teachers countless hours of time providing feedback to students about their […]

Carpe Diem!

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Photo credit: Robin Williams Seize The Day is the mantra that Robin Williams introduced the world to in the movie The Dead Poet’s Society. Melodysheep has put together a remix using words and clips from Williams’ films to inspire others to seize the moment, write poetry, and pursue passionate dreams.

Flocabulary

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Photo credit: Flocabulary Cooking With Nouns is a sample of one of the hip-hop songs created to teach educational content. This is not the best representation of their work.¬† However, they also offer the following samples, which many of which are much better examples: How The Nervous System Works – Science Types of Rocks – […]

Conjunction Junction

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Photo credit: Disney Conjunction Junction is the iconic song that was once played in between Saturday morning cartoons. It focuses on the conjunctions and, but, & or. This clip also explains to viewers what conjunctions are used for. Photo credit: Philinter Education Center Grammer Bytes! has a good page with help for what coordinating conjunctions […]

Wonderful Writing Techniques

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Photo credit: Ted-Ed Kate Messner shares “How to Build a Fictional World“, on Ted-Ed, to help writer’s understand the rules that are required to suspend the audience’s sense of disbelief. Nalo Hopkinson describes “How to Write Descriptively“, on Ted-Ed, to help writers create an engaging world that reader’s can viscerally experience firsthand. Nadia Kalman teaches […]

Reading/Math Practice [Free 1 Month Trial]

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 1st Grade Math, 1st Grade Reading, 2nd & 3rd Grade Math, 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading, 4th & 5th Grade Math, 4th & 5th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Humanities, Algebra, Math Games, Pre-Algebra, Reading Games

¬†Photo credit: AdaptedMind AdaptedMind has a site for kids to practice their 1st to 6th grade reading and math skills. A one month free trial is offered. Disclaimer: Be aware, that after the 1 month free trial, it is $9.90/month. Parents, if your kids love these games, then it can be a good value. However, […]