From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing
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Description The Fergus Ferry contains all 24 Fergus books in read aloud or read yourself formats! There’s also a great game to play where you get t
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Engaging books kids will love

Subject: Reading -

Grade level: Lower and Upper Elementary

Platform: iOS/Android

Cost:  Free on iPhone, iPad, Amazon Devices; $0.99 Android

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Speak it! Text to Speech

Speak it! Text to Speech | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Assistive Technology: Text to Speech (Great app for struggling readers due to LD or ESL) install on device and Speakit reads selected text aloud

Subject: Reading

Grade level: Lower and Upper Elementary

 Platform: all platforms

Cost: Free Google Chrome/ $1.99 iOS iPhone/ iPad

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Scholastic Storia - Android Apps on Google Play

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Choose from thousands of highly curated titles; includes embedded dictionary and learning games

Subject: Reading

Grade level: Lower and Upper Elementary

Platform: iOS/ Android

Cost: Free

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Word Creativity Kit - The creative writing tool for kids

Word Creativity Kit - The creative writing tool for kids | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Get Word Creativity Kit - The creative writing tool for kids on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Students create book or journal with lots of support

Subject:Writing -

Grade level: Lower/Upper Elementary

Platform:  iOS iPad

Cost:  $2.99

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Google Play Books - Android Apps on Google Play

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Choose from millions of books on Google Play - many free titles

Subject: Reading

Grade level: Lower and Upper Elementary

Platform: iOS/Android

Cost: Free

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LibriVox Audiobooks

LibriVox Audiobooks | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Preview and download the podcast LibriVox Audiobooks on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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Volunteers read books aloud; Teachers could suggest a book and then provide a hard copy for a read-along experience

Subject: Reading / Audio Books

Grade level: Lower and Upper Elementary

Platform:  iOS, Android

Cost: Free

 

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BookBot

BookBot | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Students create engaging stories  to put together as they learn about sentence structure, key sight words and grammar; create, rebuild, retell 

Subject:Writing/ Story Creation

Grade level: Lower Elementary

Platform: iOS

Cost: $2.99

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Brush of Truth

Brush of Truth | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Award winning interactive story app with choices in plot development

Subject: Reading

Grade level: Upper Elementary

Platform: iOS

Cost $1.99

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One Globe Kids – children’s stories from around the world

One Globe Kids – children’s stories from around the world | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
Get One Globe Kids – children’s stories from around the world on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Daily life stories from kids with diverse experiences around the world create engaging multi-cultural reading
Subject: Reading

Grade level: K-5

Platform: iOS

Cost: Free

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Sentence Maker

Sentence Maker | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Interactive game that helps children  learn to make and complete their own sentences  

Subject: Writing

Grade level: Lower Elementary

Platform: iOS

Cost: $0.99

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Storybook Maker

Storybook Maker | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Fun and easy to use way to make an e-book

Subject: Writing

Grade Level: Lower and Upper Elementary

Platform: iOS iPad

Cost: $2.99

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Apps & More | PBS KIDS Mobile Downloads | PBS KIDS

Apps & More | PBS KIDS Mobile Downloads | PBS KIDS | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Many engaging/ interactive apps from which to choose

Subject: Pre-reading/Reading

Grade level: Pre-K; Lower Elementary

Platform: iOS/Android

Cost: Varied

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The Monster at the End of This Book...starring Grover!

The Monster at the End of This Book...starring Grover! | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Enhances the classic Sesame Street characters in this award winning  interactive book app

Subject: Reading 

Grade level :PreK/Lower Elementary

Platform:  iOS iPad/ iPhone

Cost: $4.99

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Free Children's Books: FarFaria

Free Children's Books: FarFaria | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Includes over 700 picture books and 5 new stories a week; engaging music

Subject: Reading

Subject: Lower Elementary

Platform: iOS iPad/iphone

Cost: Free

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SentenceBuilder™ for iPad

SentenceBuilder™ for iPad | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Elisabeth Carter's insight:

Designed to help elementary aged children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences; Award winning app

Subject: Writing

Grade level: Lower Elementary

Platform: iOS iPad

Cost:  $5.99

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Popplet

Popplet | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Helps writers organize their ideas

Subject: Writing/ Mind Mapping Tool

Grade level:  Lower and Upper Elementary

 Platform: iOS iPad/ optimized for iPhone 5

Cost: $4.99

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StoryBuilder for iPad

StoryBuilder for iPad | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve paragraph formation; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3) Improve higher level abstractions by inference. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders

Subject: Writing/Reading

Grade level: Lower and Upper Elementar

Platform: iOS iPad

Cost: $7.99

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STRUGGLING READERS

STRUGGLING READERS | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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The 8 Great Word Pattern apps are a series of 11 apps that have been developed to help students work and master word patterns.  These individualized apps provide practice building words from their sounds.  The students trace each word and write the word without seeing it to solidify their understanding.  The practice uses progressively harder word patterns.

Subject: Word recognition/Phonemic Awareness/Writing

Grade level: Pre K/Lower Elementary

Platform:  iOS/ Android

Cost: Free

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Little Writer - The Tracing App for Kids

Little Writer - The Tracing App for Kids | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Trace individual letters and words with great graphics; helpful for children with fine motor skill challenges

Subject: Writing

Grade level: Lower Elementary

Platform: iOS

Cost: Free

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LetterSchool

LetterSchool | From Classroom to Home: Extend Learning with Mobile Device Apps: K-5 Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
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Award winning app; students learn to write letters and numerals

Subject: Pre-reading

Grade level: Lower Elementary/Pre-K

Platform: iOS

Cost: $2.99

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