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http://www.readwritethink.org/search/?resource_type=16&grade=13

Grade 5 (year 6)
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The Writing Process
Daily Edits (Education World) - Learn interesting facts about animals you know (and some animals you may not know) as you reinforce basic skills of capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. Save or print the PDF

Great Source I-Write - Tips and tools to achieve great writing for students(grades 5-12), parents and educators.

Six Writing Traits - Activities and a power point presentation for each of the six traits

Tips-o-matic - Writing tips for parts of a paragraph, the writing process & different types of paragraphs

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/writing/

Wacky Web Tales
This is an online version of Madlibs, where the students can brush up on their parts of speech, while having fun making a silly story.


Mechanics & Online Interactive Activities
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/

FreeRice - FreeRice is a non-profit website run by the United Nations World Food Program. For each answer you get right, they will donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.

Grammar Games Online - Practice your grammar skills with these games

Grammar Park - Fun with grammar games

HMH - Grammar Practice Park - Explore the park and practice your grammar skills in these games for grades 3-5.

Internet 4 Classrooms - Activities by grade level to practice state assessed skills.


Poem Prompts
Giggle Poetry - Fun poetry activities created by children’s poet Bruce Lansky

ETTC's Poetry Forms - Choose your poetry form, and then just add words to make the poem your own.

Poetry 4 Kids - Poems for prompts

Literacy Connection - Learn the poetry writing techniques of metaphor and simile.

Poetry Teachers - Teach poetry, poetry theater, & activites


Writing Prompts
Creative Writing Prompts - Use the creative writing prompts and creative writing ideas to create stories, poems and other creative pieces from your imagination.