Interactive Literacy Websites

Starfall.com
http://starfall.com

Teacher Book Wizard
http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/homePage.do

The Reading Matrix
http://www.readingmatrix.com/directory/pages/

Reading Rockets
http://www.readingrockets.org/audience/teachers

Offers effective teaching strategies, activities, lessons, lesson plans, worksheets, exercises, skills, tests, assessments for reading comprehension, and language arts activities.

Into the Book
http://reading.ecb.org/

Literacy Center
http://www.literacycenter.net/

This site, from the Early Childhood Education Network, provides lots of early literacy learning activities for young children. Flash Player required. PreK and Kindergarten.

Roy the Zebra
http://www.roythezebra.com/

Building Language for Literacy
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bll/index.htm

Language Arts Games from Primary Games
http://www.primarygames.com/reading.htm

Alphabet Action
http://www.learningplanet.com/act/fl/aact/index.asp

Put It on the Shelf – Match Pictures to Three Letter Words
http://www.thekidzpage.com/learninggames/shelfwords2.htm

Put It On the Shelf – Matching More Three Letter Words
http://www.thekidzpage.com/learninggames/shelf.htm

Put It on the Shelf – Match Pictures to Four Letter Words
http://www.thekidzpage.com/learninggames/shelfwords4.htm

Clifford Interactive Storybooks
http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/flash/story_4.htm

BBCLiteracy Sites
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/literacy.shtml

BBC interactive literacy sites for ages 4 through 11. Includes a link to interactive literacy sites for ages 11 through 16 and 16+.

BBC CBeebies – Stories and Rhymes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/

Includes Charlie and Lola stories.

Reading Games for Young Kids
http://resources.kaboose.com/games/read1.html

These games are appropriate for ages 3 through 6.

Reading Games for Older Kids
http://resources.kaboose.com/games/read2.html

These games are appropriate for ages 6 and up.

Aesop’s Fables
http://www.umass.edu/aesop/

Traditional and modern versions retold and illustrated by UMass - Amherst students.  Most are static with text.  Some are Flash versions with text.

Fables from Aesop
http://us.penguingroup.com/static/packages/us/yreaders/aesop/index.html

Four animated fables from Tom Lynch's Fables from Aesop.

Aesop’s Fables
http://aesopfables.com/

An online collection of Aesop's Fables that includes a total of 655+ Fables, indexed in table format, with morals listed. Included are Real Audio narrations, Classic Images, Random Images, Random Fables, Search Engine  and much more on the way. Recently added are 127 Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

Wired for Books.com  E-books for Kids
http://wiredforbooks.org/kids.htm

RealAudio and PowerPoint e-books for Kids including: Beatrix Potter tales, Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, and Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm. Also complete versions of Louis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi.