Hamblen Elementary

 

Language Arts



Authors
Anne Frank Center
Authors & Illustrators on the Web
Eric Carle Web Site
Meet Beverly Cleary
The World of Beverly Cleary
Hank's Security Force (Hank the Cowdog)

Jan Brett's Home Page
Louis SacharBiography
Louis Sachar author study
Lemony Snicket
Seussville

Book Reviews

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site(reviews of books)
Children's Book Council
History & Historical Fiction for Children
Scott O'Dell's Historical Fiction Award

Dictionaries/References
Bartlett's Quotations
Searchable site that includes an author index and a chronological index 1901 edition.
Roget's Thesaurus
This searchable database is the one, the only, the single, the unique place to go when words fail you.
Rhyming Dictionary
Don't have the time to think of a ryhme? Check out this site! Submit a word to find perfect rhymes, partial rhymes or homophones.


Grammar
Grammar and Vocabulary Games
Check out these online grammar and vocabulary games from FunBrain. You can try your hand at Grammar Gorilla, try your luck with Spellaroo, or build your own Wacky Tale
The Parts of Speech
Guide to the eight parts of speech.

Poetry
Kenn Nesbitt

Reading
Starfall
Between the Lions

Stories
China the Beautiful: Chinese Art and Literature
Whootie Owl's Stories to Grow By

Vocabulary and Spelling
Houghton Mifflin Spelling and Vocabulary
Spelling and vocabulary puzzles, activities, and quizzes for students.


Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Learn a new word, see it in use and find out the word's origin.

Writing
Acronym Finder
Biography Maker


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