Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools and resources that help them accomplish a variety of writing activities -
all while having fun.
The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create a newspaper clipping with your own headline and story.
Friendly Letter Creator is an interactive activity helps students to learn the five parts of a friendly letter. By following the step by step guide, students can create a letter and then print it. Kids can focus on content while the letter maker takes care of all formatting.
(Grades 3, 4, 5)
Teacher/Student Tools and Templates - The templates below can be downloaded from our site, saved to your hard drive, edited as necessary, and then printed. Or they can be downloaded, printed, and used as is.
Students - Scroll down to Language Arts Templates (Grades K-12)tesconnect offers a selection of book style PowerPoint templates that can be used in a number of areas to record work in a book or ebook format. Students can add content of their own choice to blank pages. Includes animations and full instructions on each template.Diary Writing Template (PowerPoint)EReader Template (PowerPoint)Fantasy Book Template (PowerPoint)Leather Bound Book Template (PowerPoint)Photo Album Template (PowerPoint)abcteach.com offers many templates that students can use to create book reports. Themed reports include fiction, nonfiction, fantasy,and mystery, and over important concepts like setting, plot and main characters.(Grades k-12)Letter Generator (Grades K-12) - Learn the parts of a letter and how to write your own letter.Fractured Fairy Tales (Grades 3-12) - This interactive tool gives students a choice of three fairy tales to read. They are then guided to choose a variety of changes, which they use to compose a fractured fairy tale to print off and illustrate. Useful for teaching point of view, setting, plot, as well as fairy tale conventions such as they lived happily ever after, this tool encourages students to use their imaginations and the writing process at the same time.Flip Book (Grades 3-12) - The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long.Postcard Creator (Grades K-8) - The Postcard Creator helps students learn to identify all the typical parts of a postcard, and then generate their own postcard messages by typing information into templates.Trading Card Creator (Grades 3-12) - The Trading Card tool gives students an alternative way to demonstrate their literacy knowledge and skill when writing about popular culture texts or real world examples.Book Review Template - (Grades K-12) Students can print this template out as a means of communicating about a book that they have read.Stapleless Book (Grades K-12) - The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!Printing Press (Grades K-12) - The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.