Middle School Literacy Web Tools


Learning Purpose: It makes literacy learning games and project-based activities connected to the real world.

    OpenEd offers over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, instructional games and lesson plans, aligned to Common Core English/Language Arts.  

ReadWorks is a great website to find reading comprehension passages. With a searchable database you can find resources for  students in different genres and Lexile levels.

    This online reading platform can be used to promote collaboration and discussion while giving teachers a way to assess student understanding and increase access to high-interest reading materials. It is also integrated with Google Tools.  

It provides unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.

    Learning Purpose: The Daily News Experience Just for Kids, makes kids news an engaging and exciting experience for students!  

     Students can make their own storyboards and graphic organizers using thousands of characters, word bubbles, icons and symbols.  

This powerful web tool lets users create their own visual presentations hosted on the web. Students combine images, text, and links and choose from multiple themes.

    Buncee enables you to easily bring together all kinds of content (buncee artwork, photos, videos, drawings, audio, and links) onto one digital canvas, making a cloud-based, shareable creation.   
    Waggle provides a differentiated instruction tool set to meet the needs of individual students using real time reporting to pinpoint strengths and areas in need of improvement.   
    BoomWriter offers three group-writing tools that let teachers conduct engaging activities focused on developing and enhancing their students’ skills in writing and vocabulary across all curriculum areas.   
    Write About is a digital writing platform for classrooms with the mission of making writing fun and sharing easy. It includes thousands of visual Ideas for student interests, classroom projects, and collaborations.  
     GrammarFlip is a self-paced, instructional program that offers an extensive set of engaging grammar lessons. GrammarFlip contains over 50 instructional videos, each followed by practice exercises and writing application activities.