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Assessments (1) Any activity or resource teachers use to help gauge student progress. Informational Materials (2) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Interactives/Games (5) A learning object that requires a user's involvement.
Learning Activities (2) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Teacher Tools (1) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Assessments


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The Longman Vocabulary Website: Context Clues
http://wps.ablongman...
Assessment type learning, with immediate feedback of correct/incorrect answers. Includes option for students to email scores to teacher after completing assessments. "The exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels."

Informational Materials


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Visual Online Dictionary
http://www.snappywor...
Enter any word or phrase into the search box and it will create a web or related words, phrases, and definitions. Hover your cursor over any word or phrase in the web to read its definition.

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Word Central
http://www.wordcentr...
Includes a variety of word-play activities, online dictionaries, and a daily buzzword.

Interactives/Games


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Where's My Word
http://www.classtool...
An interactive game that gives vocabulary words from the book "Frindle". The students have to match the words to the definitions, collect the key and jump into a toilet to get to the next level. A fun way to practice vocabulary, maybe as a reward or computer lab game.

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Rewordify to Simplify Complex Passages
http://rewordify.com...
Rewordify takes a complex passage and rephrases it in simpler terms. You can adjust the settings to simply highlight words or keep replaced words in parentheses.

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Write a Word Cloud
http://www.abcya.com...
An interactive site for students to create word clouds. Recommended for grades 2 through 5.

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Battleship Game for Homophones
http://www.quia.com/...
Identify correct homophones using context clues in the sentence. Play an interactive game of battleship that also enhances vocabulary knowledge.

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Word Central
http://www.wordcentr...
Includes a variety of word-play activities, online dictionaries, and a daily buzzword.

Learning Activities


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WordSense
http://wordsense.me/...
WordSense is a unique digital dictionary and thesaurus tool. Great for composition.

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Visual Online Dictionary
http://www.snappywor...
Enter any word or phrase into the search box and it will create a web or related words, phrases, and definitions. Hover your cursor over any word or phrase in the web to read its definition.

Teacher Tools


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Rewordify to Simplify Complex Passages
http://rewordify.com...
Rewordify takes a complex passage and rephrases it in simpler terms. You can adjust the settings to simply highlight words or keep replaced words in parentheses.

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