Websites are listed by recommended grade level, but there will be some overlap. Links listed under grades 3-6 might also work with middle school students.

Websites for all grade levels
Mission Literacy - access Common Core ELA information and resources
Kelly Gallagher's Site - article of the week handouts - great informational reading (mostly MS/HS)
Grammar Ninja- grammar games
Wordle- a visual representation of student writing
Using Wordle in the Classroom
How to use Word Clouds - a blog article with explanations of how to use a word cloud in the classroom
Notable Sentences for Imitation and Creation - fantastic sentences from novels to use in class, especially for editing
Writing Fix - a great site for all things writing: 6 Traits, interactive writing prompts, writing workshop, etc.
Postcard Generator - students can use this interactive to create the text side of a postcard, which can then be printed.
Daily Grammar - grammar lessons and quizzes for daily use
Rhymer - online rhyming dictionary
Shmoop - online lessons and reviews for popular literature
11 Resources for ELA teachers - a blog article explaining resources for English classes
Eye on Idioms - a game-like practice for learning and using idioms
Read Works - free research-based reading comprehension lessons for K-6
Bartleby - literature and reference books online (free)
WikiBrain - a brainstorming website
Storynory - audio versions of stories
ReadWorks - free reading comprehension lessons and printables
Word Hippo - a site where students can find synonyms, antonyms, definitions, and hear pronunciations of words




Websites for K-2
Storyline Online - actors and actresses of the Screen Actors Guild read children's books on streaming video, with activities and lesson ideas available
Letter Generator - use this to teach kids about the parts of a letter, and then have them write their own.
Magic Key Games - a K-1 site for learning sentence structure, patterns, etc. Created by BBC.
Storybook Web - a website to interact with stories, authors, and play games. Designed for younger readers.
Kiddie Records- online stories which can be downloaded or played via the Internet
Progressive Phonics - printable, free, e-books to help teach reading and writing
Planting a Literacy Garden - use this site to create a handout for students while introducing reading comprehension strategies
Elementary Reading Strategies - a Virginia Dept. of Ed site with videos explaining various elementary reading strategies
Alphabetimals - an interactive, talking flip-book to teach letter sounds. Great for kindergarten!
Oxford Owl - free ebooks for students to read; has accompanying audio
We Give Books - free picture books and beginning reader ebooks for kids to use
Picture Book Maker - create 6-page picture books which can then be printed


Websites for grades 3-6
Storyline Online - actors and actresses of the Screen Actors Guild read children's books on streaming video, with activities and lesson ideas available
Letter Generator - use this to teach kids about the parts of a letter, and then have them write their own.
Kiddie Records- online stories which can be downloaded or played via the Internet
Elementary Reading Strategies - a Virginia Dept. of Ed site with videos explaining various elementary reading strategies




Websites for Middle School/High School
Google Lit Trips - Google Earth virtual trips based around pieces of literature for all age groups
60-Second Recap - brief summaries, in video and text format, of major novels - mostly high school
Spark Notes - "cliff" notes and practice quizzes for many major novels
LitCharts - color-coded summaries for classic novels
To Kill a Mockingbird - online lessons
Interactive Romeo and Juliet - students can read online, and click to hear/see definitions, examples, etc.
Knowing Poe - learn about Edgar Allen Poe
Common Core Lessons for ELA - lesson plans for ELA classrooms, grades 6-12
Periodic Table of Storytelling - information and examples of lit elements