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This is a collection of sites for Grades R-7 teachers that could aid reading and writing in a technology-integrated classroom
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Literacy Teaching Ideas - Fiction Writing

Literacy Teaching Ideas - Fiction Writing | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Find free fiction writing teaching ideas, activities and resources for your primary and secondary classroom.
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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Project Gutenberg offers 40,000 free ebooks to download.
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Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. They carry high quality ebooks: All their ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. The project digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.

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Story planning game | Character and setting

Story planning game | Character and setting | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
"Where in the World?" is an oral story planning game that builds confidence as it teaches kids how to plan characters and setting in a fun way.
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What Really Gets Kids Reading? | Edudemic

What Really Gets Kids Reading? | Edudemic | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
the classroom offers a great place to overcome barriers to reading.
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Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos

Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos
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WPSU Education - Blue Ribbon Readers

WPSU Education - Blue Ribbon Readers | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
These interactive activities are designed to improve word recognition and
encourage reading comprehension in readers in kindergarten through fifth grade.
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Children's Stories

Children's Stories | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Snow White, Tom Thumb, Little Red Riding Hood and other childhood favorites are here in the Children's Library, including an exhaustive collection of stories from Hans Christian Andersen and an illustrated collection of Aesop's Fables.
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LendMeYourLiteracy - Inspiring Young Writers

LendMeYourLiteracy - Inspiring Young Writers | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Our mission is to inspire young writers by providing them with a global audience. Share school work with an engaging online community!
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This is a fun way to do a writing exercise

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Make Your Own Graphix | Goosebumps Graphix | Scholastic

Visit the home of Goosebumps Graphix and view samples of the three stories inside each graphic novel.
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6 Ways Teachers Kill the Joy of Reading - Brilliant or Insane

6 Ways Teachers Kill the Joy of Reading - Brilliant or Insane | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
teach kids to love books–the greatest gift an educator can give to a child.
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Free Technology for Teachers: iStoryBooks Now Offers Premium Books for Free to Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: iStoryBooks Now Offers Premium Books for Free to Teachers | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
iStoryBooks is a good service that for the last few years has offered classic children's books for free through their iPad and Android apps.
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WeAreTeachers: Nonfiction Shouldn't Be Boring! 8 Ways to Boost the Joy

WeAreTeachers: Nonfiction Shouldn't Be Boring! 8 Ways to Boost the Joy | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
eight ways to grow students' love of nonfiction reading in independent and shared reading.
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70 Folktales and Fables from Around the World - Blessed Beyond A Doubt

70 Folktales and Fables from Around the World - Blessed Beyond A Doubt | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
*This post contains affiliate links* [Tweet “Did you know that the week of March 17th-23rd is World Folk Tales and Fables Week?”]  It’s a time to encourage children to explore and learn lessons from stories and legends that have been passed through the ages globally. Below I have gathered a round up of fantastic picture books to use to expose your child to some wonderful legends, myths, and other tales from all around the world! Asia The Lost Horse: A {Read More}
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Preschool Rhyming Games | Learning Games For Kids

Preschool Rhyming Games | Learning Games For Kids | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Learning Games for Kids - Education is part of life. It should be fun and challenging... not boring. Learn while you play games! Animal Games, Art Games, Music Games, Math Games, Logic Games, Geography Games, Memory Games, Science Videos and so much more!
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Community Club Home

Community Club Home | Reading and Writing in primary school | Scoop.it
Introduce early readers to the job of a pizza maker! Meet Kwaku Twumasi, who describes his job using simple sentences read aloud.
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Judith Morais's curator insight, April 15, 2014 11:56 PM
You'll find a good range of online texts to read here, categorised under categories such as science, social studies etc. Each part of the text can be read aloud. Definitely something I could use for the early literacy classes that I teach. There are two levels of elementary texts available.