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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
This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories.
Inquiry & Analysis See All
Got research questions? These online tools can help students develop and answer them.
Grades 3 – 6 | Student Interactive
Supporting inquiry-based research projects, the Animal Inquiry interactive invites elementary students to explore animal facts and habitats using writing prompts to guide and record their findings.
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 interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
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 K – 2 | Student Interactive
Word Wizard uses themes from four popular U.S. children's books to create word puzzles that students solve by unscrambling letters and considering related clues.