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WEBSITES FOR TEACHERS

WEBSITE DESCRIPTION

FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING WRITERS


1 www.alisavaldesrodriguez.com Author Websites
2 www.isabelallende.com
3 www.reynagrande.com
4 www.sandracisneros.com
Miscellaneous Websites
1 www.bookexpoamerica.com
2 www.chicalitclub.com
3 http://www.chicagotribune.com/extras/printersrow/index.html Printer's row Book fair (Free here in Chicago on June 3rd and 4th)
4 www.creativescreenwriting.com
5 www.imdb.com Internet movie database
6 www.mauiwriters.com
7 www.m-w.com Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary; check out word of the day
8 www.nalip.org National Association of Latino Independent Producers
9 www.nuestrapalabra.org
10 www.publishersweekly.com
11 www.screenwritingexpo.com
12 www.scriptsales.com
13 www.writersbootcamp.com
14 www.writersdigest.com

5 DE MAYO Lessons and Unit Websites

1 www.kiddyhouse.com/holydays/cinco/cincoteach.html Lesson plans, activities & thematic units


2 www.teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/k2theme/cinco.html lesson plans, printables, worksheets,etc
3 www.atozteacherstuff.com/themes/cinco de mayo Thematic units about cinco de mayo
4 www.theteachersguide.com/may.html Units for 3 & 4 grade students
5 www.theacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/byrnes- Gives historical background, objectives, time alloted, resources
cincodemayo/index.html required, procedures, questions for discussions. 3 & 4 grades
6 www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson234.html activities for celebrating cinco de mayo. Lesson plan of the day
7 www.theteeacherscorner.net/seasonal/conco-de-mayo/index. Lesson plans and activities
html
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8 www.lessonplanet.com/search/social_studies/holydays/cinco_ Students examine the history of cinco de mayo here in the


de_mayo.html United States and in Mexico
9 www.schools.namatee/k12.fl.us/421JDEAN/efolio/cinco_ de_ The reason for its celebration both here and in Mexico
mayo_lesson>plan.html
10 www.a0kteacherstuff.com/bilingual_resources.html Resources for teachers and parents, lesson plans and activities
for bilingual teachers
11 www.teatrodeartes.org/index/php/ind=downloads&op=section_ Lesson plan for k-3rd grade. Most viewed: 2005 cinco de mayo
view&idev=1-49k lesson plan
12 www.kidzonline.com downloadable lesson plans to use within your classroom

LITERATURE CIRCLES

1 http://home.att.net/-teaching/litlessons/html The Cooperative Learning Network Website


2 http://readinglady.com worksheets and reproducible graphic organizers
3 http://www.litcircles.org/ Literature Circles Resource Center of Seattle University
4 http://literaturecircles.com earthcare technologies website
5 www.allamericareads.org/lessonplan/strategies
6 www.multicolib.org discussion guides for literature circles
www.lessonsesion.com
FOR ESL STUDENTS
GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY
1 www.eslcafe.com vocabulary, grmmar, idioms, links to other websites
2 http://a4esl.org official TESOL site. Games, puzzles, quizzes
3 www.eslus.com/eslcenter grammar, vocabulary and reading
4 www.englishlearner.com grammar, reading tests and exercises
5 www.englishdaily626.com conversation, idioms, grammar
6 www.pdictionary.com vocabulary with sound
7 www.teflgames.com/games.html vocabulary, games, quizzes
8 www.comeius.com/idioms idioms
9 http://mansioningles.com grammar, vocabulary for spanish speakers learning english
10 www.wordpower.ws/index.html vocabulary, grammar
11 www.locaaventuradeescribir.com
12 www.colorincolorado.org
13 www.world-english.org Exercises for listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as
assessment tools
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http://www.learn4good.com/languages/toefl/about.htm

http://www.gettoefl.com/practice.htm

http://www.linguaspectrum.com/leveltests/english/index.htm?PHPSESSID=a3516d553b157d72a45b670f40e6a124

http://www.english-test.net/#Free_English_Tests_for_ESL_EFL

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

http://lariza_rivera.tripod.com/websitesesl.net/id10.html
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14 www.cortland.edu/www_root/flteach/flteach.html specifically for FL teachers of all languages (great one!)


15 www.city.net/countries Information on cities and countries all over the world
16 http://members.aol.com/maestro2/web/wadir.html California Foreign Language Project website for FL teachers
17 http://www.vokabel.com vocabulary exercises in spanish, english, french and german
18 http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/ information on 6,500 languages
19 www.travkang.com/languages vocabulary and sound files in over 60 languages
20 www.acronymfinder.com
21 www.azlyrics.com
22 www.historychannel.com
23 www.thinkquest.org
24 www.interntet4classrooms.com
25 www.englishpage.com grammar, reading, vocabulary, etc
26 www.eslgold.com toefl
27 www.vokavel.com vocabulary
28 www.tolearnenglish.com

29 http://freetoefl.net/ toefl

1 www.esl-lab.com beginning-advanced listening exercises


2 www.englishlistening.com listening-speaking exercises
3 www.voanew.com/specialenglish/ Voice of America news at a slower pace using simplified
English vocabulary
4

INTERESTING SITES
1 http://translate.google.com/translate google translator
2 http://babelfish.altavista.com provides translation of words/text in different languages

READING

1 www.sparknotes.com
2 www.colorincolorado.org
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www.englishpage.com
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3 www.readinglady.com
4 www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/reading/reading%20
strategies
5 http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/puzzles.html
6 www.tomatotreedesigns.com
7 www.cicf.org Children's film festival
8 http://www.locaaventuradeescribir.com/cndo2.html calaveras for "dia de muertos"
9 www.kidsreads.com
10 www.allamericareads.org
11 www.runet.org science
12 www.worldlingo.com translator
13 http://teacher.scholastic.com
14 http://memers.aol.com/donnclass/egyptlife.html/#kathryn ancient egypt
15 www.geocities.com/seagraves/ancientegypt/lessonplans.html egypt
16 www.nationalgeographic.com/education
17 www.pbs.com
18 www.bbc.com
19 www.donquixote.org/vmuseum/quixote-quiz
20 www.writingforchildren.com/f6984/
21 www.mainlesson.com/displaystoriesbytitle.php
22 www.quijote.tv/sqs.htm spanish website with cool drawings, puzzles, and games
23 www.tesd.k12.pa.us/tems/library/watsons.htm
24 www.triv.net quizzes
25 www.yahooligans.yahoo.com dinosaurs and other topics
26 www.education-orld.com

27 www.storycenter.org
28 www.angelfire.com Music of Dolphins book
29 www.nt.net the westing game book
30 www.kathimitchell.com
31 www.studyisland.com
32 http://members.aol.com/donaldleeancienthitory/ ancient civilizations
33 www.proteacher.com
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34 www.asu.edu/
35 www.germantownacademy.org
36 www.funbrain.com
37 www.poetrypoetry.com Poetry you can read or listen to
38 http://wikipedia.org/wiki/genre_fiction genre
39 www.readwritethink.org THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES!
40 HTTP://PBSKIDS.ORG/LIONS/PRINTABLES about teaching young gifted children
41 www.agcgifted.org bilingual
42 www.primeraescuela.org materials like readers notebooks
43 www.recordedbooks.org
44 www.galenaparkkids.com
45 www.historyforkids.org
46 www.desy.de
47 www.writingforchildren.com stories

MATH
BILINGUAL MATH
1 www.matematicas.net/
2 www.mathforum.org/teachers/spanish/problems.html
3 www.math.rice.edu
4 www.mathisfun.com
5 www.mathcats.com
6 www.coolmath4kids.com
7 www.funbrain.com/math
8 www.aplusmath.com
9 www.kidsdomain.com/games/math2.html
10 www.learningplanet.com

11 www.primarygames.com
12 www.mathstories.com
13 www.surfnetkids,com/math.htm
14 www.rayslearning.com
15 http://oops.bizland.com/mathfun.htm
16 www.gallopade.com
17 www.kent.k12.wa.us/curriculum/math/teachers.html
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18 http://schooldiscovery.com/homework
19 http://users.com/teach/math/html
20 www.buddyproject.org
21 www.edhelper.com
22 www.webmath,com
23 www.bookingbuddy.com
24 www.vtaide/com/pgn/puzzles.com
25 www.apple.com/appleworks/
26 www.keypress.com
27 www.keycollege.com
28 www.microsoft.com
29 www.hrw.com
30 www.learn.motion.com
31 www.lmssite.com
32 www.nectar.com
33 http://math.about.com
FOR PARENTS HAVING QUESTIONS ABOUT HOMEWORK:
1 www.dearparents.com/category/mcategory.shtml
2 www.pta.org/programs/edulibr.htm#home look for Math matters; this helps parents with kid's homework
3 http://henson.austin.apple.com/edres/aprents/pfet/hwrkmenu. Curriculum resources
shtml
4 www.parentsoup.com/onlineguide/

MATH ACTIVITIES
1 http://www.ericse.org/digests/dse98-14.html Digest on Math, Scince, and Environmental Education
2 http://eduplace.com/math/res/parentbk/phs1.html parent handbook: Math and Your Child
3 http://enc.org/standards2000 national math standards developed by the NCTM
4 http://www.pta.otg/commonsense/2_parents/25getinv.html tips to strengthen the bonds with children
5 http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Homework/pt11.html National Education Goals of Congress
6 http://www.domath.org math activities and games for kids
2 www.mathworld.worlfram.com CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics
8 http://www.sosmath.com materials to help students with homework, prepare for tests, etc
9 www.edu4kids.com online flashacrds with different options and math operations
10 www.mathleague.com/help/help.html for grades 4-8 to help with key topics in math
11 www.bigchalk.com
12 www.startribune.com/education/homework,shtml
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13 www.schoolwork.org/
14 www.ala.org/ICONN/kidsconn.html
15 http://fromnowon.org/feb97/teach.html
16 www.bjpinchbeck.com
17 www.aaamath.com/mea69-metric-meter.html converting metric length units, palce value, etc
18 http://pittsford.moroe.edu/jefferson/calfieri/geometry/geoframe. geometry
html
19 www.legionxxiv.org/numerals roman numerals
20 www.usbyte.com/common/Binary%20System.html Binary system
21 http://library.thinkquest.org/J003358F making sense of money, ratio,
22 http://cstl.syr.edu/fipse/TabBar/Contents.htm tables and graphs
23 http://www-groups.dcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/-history/Indexes/ mathematics History Topics Index
HistoryTopics.html
24 www.naturalmath.com/mult multiplication: an adventure in number sense
25 http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.fractions.html Math Forum: Fractions, Decimals & Percentages
26 http://convert.french-property.co.uk Metric Convertion Table
27 www.mathcats.com/explore/convert.html convert numbers
28 www.maths.utas.edu.au/people/michael/calculator.html online calculator
29 www.allmath.com/magicsquare.asp magic square to arrange numbers so all numbers add to 15
30 www.questia.com math activities
31 www.mathsolutions.com

FOR ALL SUBJECTS


1 www.prongo.com games
2 www.math.com games, explanations, step by step (really good one)
3 www.starfall.com another complete for children, but fun for adults too
4 www.fieldtripfactory.com free field trips
5 www.unitedstreaming.com all kinds of resources
6 www.beestar,com fun math games
7 www.eduplace.com/math fun math games
8 www.startribune.com/education/homework/shtml great resources for homework
9 www.schoolwork.org
10 www.gipinchbeck.com
11 www.ala.org/ICONN/kidsconn.html
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12 www.teachingtolerance.com free materials on tolerance, bullying, etc


13 www.haceculturaonline.com
14 www.greece.k12.ny.us greece
15 www.brainpop.com
16 www.iknowthat.com One of my favorite websites
17 www.familiesoftheworld.com
18 www.labor-studies.org harvest
19 www.nhc.noaq.gov hurricanes
20 www.rainforest-alliance.org/programs/education bananas
21 www.cancer.org
22 www.tisproject.com
23 www.pbs.org/wgbc/pages/frontline great documentaries to watch
24 www.nrcua.org
25 www.consciouschoice.com
26 www.ierg.net the imaginative education research group
27 www.usacampaignforburma.org/action/birthdaycards.html
28 www.afterschoolallienace.org
29 www.nationalschoolsearch.org
30 www.earlychided.delinar.com
31 www.lovepoetry.com kids post their poetry
32 www.fieldtripfactory.com free field trips in chicago
33 http://teacher.depaul.edu
34 www.campofdreams.org
35 www.runet.edu tundra
36 www.blueplanetbiomes.org science
37 www.redford.edu forests
39 www.worldlingo.com translator
39 www.nycsd.k12.pa.us to use for westing game book
40 www.emints.org literature
41 www.teachervision.fen.com
42 www.sitesforteachers.com
43 www.fieldmuseum.org
44 www.faculty.ssu.edu
45 http;//homepage.mac.com puzzles
46 www.asu.edu/
47 www.galenoparkkids.com
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48 www.writingorchildren.com stories
49 www.mainlesson.com
50 www.quijote.tv/sqs.htm activities for don quixote
51 www.tesd.k12.po.us
52 http://yahooligans.yahoo.com
53 www.teachnet.org
54 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/genre
55 www.readwrite.think.org great ideas for reading/ reproducibles
56 http://pbskids.org/interactives.mped.org
57 www.holycross.edu
58 http://bcs.bedfordsmartins.com poetry
59 www.historyforkids.org Greeks
60 www.dmturner.org
61 www.socialstudiesforkids.com history made fun
62 www.bbc.uk/schools
63 www.learning.com lesson plans, activities, games, etc

HISPANIC HERITAGE

1 www.aft.org/teachers/hispanic.htm
2 www.labor-studies.org
3 www.unicefusa.org
4 www.teachunicef.org
5 www.cnn.com/education
6 www.teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic
7 www.historychannel.com/classroom/htm
8 www.teachervision.fen.com/page/6629.html
9 www.inforplease.com/spot/hhm.html
10 www.galegroup.com/free_resources/chhl
11 www.womenhistory.about.com/old/hispanicwomen/index/htm
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12 www.inventors/about.com/old/hispanicinventors/index/htm
13 www.teachfirstamendment.org
14 www.medialit.org
15 www.pcturnoff.org
16 www.labor-studies.org
17 www.architectstudio3d.org
18 www.ala.org
19 www.vhl.com/partners/vhl_music_studio?lessons_main/jhtml
20 www.enchanted learning.com/graphicorganizers/ great graphic organizers
21 www.www.unitedstreaming.com video clips for all kidsn of lessons
22 www.comicbookprojet.org kids create comic books
23 www.avidonline.org tolerance and diversity

LEWIS AND CLARK WEBSITES

1 www.history.misu.nodak.edu
2 www.pbs.org/lewisandclark
3 www.lewisandclark200.org
4 www.adl.org/educatio/curriculum_conenctions
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