Writing ResourcesTypewriter with inserted paper titled

  • Persuasive Writing Videos - videos to help students better understand how to effectively create a persuasive or opinion essay
  • Read Write Think - interactive website to assist with the writing process
  • Cursive worksheets
  • Cursive generator - create your own worksheets, just type in letters or words to practice
  • Youngzine - news articles, literature, also a place for students to write.  Students can even comment on each other's writing.

Reference Sources

  • World Book Online - online encyclopedia, just ask for the username and password if your child doesn't already know it.
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Rhymer - an online rhyming dictionary allowing users to find words that rhyme at the end, beginning, or middle of words, along with double and triple rhymes
  • Rhyme Zone - online rhyming dictionary, along with other choices such as finding antonyms, synonyms, homophones, sentences using specific words, and more.

Typing/Keyboarding Lessons and Practice

  • Typing Web - tutorials and practice on using proper keyboarding techniques. It keeps track of individual progress when your child signs in.