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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 1 – 6 | Student Interactive
Fact Fragment Frenzy provides elementary students with an online model for finding facts in nonfiction text, then invites students to find facts in five sample passages.
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 6 – 12 | Student Interactive
The Mystery Cube helps students identify and summarize story elements in this popular genre. It can be used as a postreading or prewriting activity.
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
Picture Match is a matching game that reinforces the concept of beginning-letter and short- and long-vowel sounds.