Reading websites:
http://historicaltweets.com/

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/storytime/index.asp Books read aloud by celebrities and authors

http://www.rif.org/us/literacy-resources/activities.htm Reading is Fundamental! activities for kids

http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-read.htm Interactive reading websites

http://www.guysread.com/ A literacy site whose missionis to help boys become lifelong readers

http://www.teenreads.com A great site for teens who like to read

http://readersguyde.blogspot.com/ This is a site for older students and teens. It is described as "A guide into the world of reading for guys." But, I enjoyed many of the books that were reviewed!

http://msyinglingreads.blogspot.com/2010/01/funny-books-for-boys.html Books for middle school students, especially boys

http://beckyland.wordpress.com/funny-books-for-kids/ A great list of funny books!


Writing websites:
www.wordle.net Wordle - Love this site!

http://littlebirdtales.com/ Students can publish their own book

http://zooburst.com/ 3-D storytelling site

http://www.storyjumper.com/ Story Jumper - Students can publish their own children's book!

http://www.kidpub.com/ Publishes student writing

http://www.cyberkids.com/ Publishes student writing

http://www.carnegielibrary.org/kids/storymaker/ Another great website where students can create their own book.

http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/sandwich.asp This site helps students create a book report.

http://www.itsamadlibsworld.com/ Everyone loves mad libs!

http://www.eduplace.com/tales/ Another fun mad lib site.

http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/poetry/acrostic_poem.htm Helps students create acrostic poems.

http://www.kidscom.com/create/write/write.html Helps students write a story.

http://www.brightinvisiblegreen.com/kidscribe Kid Scribe: A bilingual site for kid authors


Other:

A Word document listing 40 websites for educational games. Most are free, but some require a login.

http://linoit.com/home A site to use with students. Great for asking questions!

http://www.dogonews.com/ A site with news for kids

http://rightquestion.org/ Helping students learn how to question