Tween Tribune: Current Events K-8th Grade
This site takes articles from the Associated Press and rewrites them in age appropriate terms. There are lesson plans that teachers may access for each article. Logins are not required to read the articles, but are required to post comments on the articles.
Grazing on Context Clues
The students read small passages with context clues and make inferences. When they are correct, a cow moves into a new pasture. Great for the reinforcement of the skill.
Favorite Books File
This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, guides students as they write reviews of their favorite books.