Try out some of these fun sites that will help with reading and writing.

Alphabet Practice

(Working with the alphabet and alphabet sounds is an important part of early reading.)
Alphabet - B with Billy Bear
Alphabet Book Game!
Alphabet Fun from PrimaryGames.com
Alphabet Games
Hedgie's Alphabet Matching Words
LearningPlanet.com - ABC Order
Letter Fire!
Spring Bee!
The ABC Game - Learning the alphabet in 123
The Frog Game!
Alpahbetical Order
Connect the Letters
Sight Words

Dolch Reading Games
Dolch Word Games
Sight Word Games


ABC's of Writing Process
The Writing Process
Writing Process (Steps to Take)
Point of View
Writing the Alphabet (Literacy Center)
6 Traits Home Page
Interactive Six Trait Writing (explanations of trais & samples)
Make a Stapleless Book
Graphic Organizers to help Plan Writing


Grammar Gorillas
Mad Libs
Grammar Blast

Online Reading

Fable Library
Fables of Pure Delight
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables with Clipart
Aesop's Fables
Read Along Stories & Songs
Sebastion Swan Books
Starfall (beginning readers)
World of Tales
Storyline Online (One of Ms G's favorite read aloud sites)

Readers Theatre

(Readers Theatre is fun and a great way to practice reading.  Find some scripts that you like and do them with your friends or even your family.  Once you get the hang of scripts, try writing some of your own by transposing one of your favorite stories into a Readers Theatre script.  Then send it to Ms Gatzke and she will post it on this page.)

Doggy Ate My Homework
How Torture Students
How Torture Teachers
I Call First
Poetry Teachers - Poetry Theater
Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays for the Classroom
Readers Theatre Scripts
Readers Theatre K-3
RTE #1 ~ The Legend of Lightning Larry
RTE #2 ~ The Legend of Slappy Hooper
Samantha Cinderella Scott
Three Bears Cha Cha Cha
Went to Doctor

Reading Comprehension

(You know what Ms Gatzke says about comprehension.  It is absolutely essential to good reading.  If you find a good reading comprehension site, send Ms Gatzke the link and she will add it to this site.)

  • Reading Comprehension CLOZE Passages
  • Printable Booklets
  • Reading Strategies Power Point
  • Storyline Online Actors read childrens books aloud
  • Into the Book
  • Starfall
  • Lil' Fingers
  • Story Place
  • BBC CBeebies
  • Clifford Interactive Stories
  • Book Punch (gr 5 - 8)
  • Context Clues Tutorial (5 - 8)
  • Using Context Clues (Inferential)
  • Drawing Conclusions (Cows)
  • Battleships (Practice Inferring)
  • Guess Who (Infer the character)
  • Main Idea
  • Main Idea 2
  • Main Idea (Brainpop Movie)
  • Wolf and the Crane (big idea, make a connection)
  • Critical Reading (click on a strategy to learn more or practice it)
  • Inferences Based on Characters
  • Readquarium (many games for comprehension - click on skills tabs)
  • Summarizing
  • Summarizing Tutorial
  • Sumarizing Practice
  • Comic Sequencing
  • Three Little Pigs Sequencing & Storyboarding
  • Story Scramble (1 - 3)
  • Comprehending the Willows