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Student Interactives See All Student Interactives
Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun.
Organizing & Summarizing See All
These tools help students with the critical steps that come between research and writing.
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
Inquiry & Analysis See All
Got research questions? These online tools can help students develop and answer them.
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive
Students can use this tool to learn about the elements of the hero's journey, analyze a text that follows the hero's journey pattern, or start creating a hero story of their own.
Writing Poetry See All
From inspiration to publication, these tools turn students into poets.
Grades K – 5 | Student Interactive
Formerly known as Shape Poems, this online tool allows elementary students to write poems in various shapes.
Writing & Publishing Prose See All
Whether your students are writing essays, stories, or letters, these online tools can help.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
Learning About Language See All
These games and tools are fun, while at the same time helping children learn how letters, sounds, and words work.
Grades 3 – 5 | Student Interactive
The activity includes a series of exercises, in which students view the literal representations of idioms and then examine the metaphorical meanings of the idioms.