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Cause and Effect Graphic Organizers
This web site has a collection of Adobe PDF files of Graphic Organizers that teachers can use for helping to teach Cause and Effect.

Context Clues from TV411
This interactive web site uses a slide show, quizzes, and graphic organizers to help students use context to figure out new words, practice using context clues, and define words in sentences.

English Works Reading Practice
This interactive site has several reading passages at the intermediate level. There are comprehension questions and vocabulary questions about the passage. The questions also have an

Fiction and Nonfiction
This web site explains the differences between fiction and nonfiction and includes an interactive quiz.

Free online books
Here you will find 30 free leveled books (Levels A to U). The books can be easily printed out and many include additional worksheets. Although these 30 books are free, you have the option to subscribe to the site to get access to more.

Genres
This web stie teaches about different literary genres including Modern Realistic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, and Informational. An interactive quiz is included.

Grade 5 Interactive Online Reading Assessment from 2003 TAKS
This is an interactive online reading test that gives the student several passages to read, and then has several multiple choice questions after each passage. When done, the student can click the

Grade 5 Interactive Online Reading Assessment from 2004 TAKS
This is an interactive online reading test that gives the student several passages to read, and then has several multiple choice questions after each passage. When done, the student can click the

Grade 5 Interactive Online Reading Assessment from 2005 TAKS
This is an interactive online reading test that gives the student several passages to read, and then has several multiple choice questions after each passage. When done, the student can click the

Headings
This web site teaches about headings and what can be learned from them. An interactive quiz is included.

Main Idea Practice 1
This web site presents the student with four reading passages about Ben Franklin. After each one they are asked to identify the main idea in an interactive quiz.

Main Idea Practice 2
This web site presents the student with six reading passages about Volcanoes, Earthquakes

Parts of a Book
This web sites teaches about getting info from the parts of a book including Title, Author and Illustrator, Title Page, Table of Contents, Index, and Chapter Headings. Interactive quizzes are included to test what has been learned.

Similes and Metaphors from BrainPOP
Here you can watch a cute but informative animated video about similes and metaphors. In addition you can take a quiz, do some activities, and more. Be sure to click

Starfall
Starfall is a free, creative website designed to teach children to read. Primarily designed for first grade, it is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.

Stories Online
This is a great collection of sites that offer online leveled reading. The sites are included using Guided Reading levels as an indicator. Additional stories will be added as they are reviewed and leveled.

Stories Online
This is a great collection of sites that offer online leveled reading. The sites are included using Guided Reading levels as an indicator. Additional stories will be added as they are reviewed and leveled.

Summarizing from TV411
This interactive web site uses a slide show, quizzes, and graphic organizers to review the basics of summarizing, identify main idea statements and detail statements, and use categories to summarize lists.

Summarizing from TV411
This interactive web site uses a slide show, quizzes, and graphic organizers to review the basics of summarizing, identify main idea statements and detail statements, and use categories to summarize lists.

Supporting Details
This web site teaches about finding the supporting details to a main idea in a reading passage. Several examples are given and an interactive quiz is provided.


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