Alvarado Elementary

Printer set-up directions

How to create a ticket for computer/printer

Reading

Read Theory is a powerful educational tool that offers online reading activities for all ages and ability levels.Sign up for free to access over 1,000 interactive reading comprehension exercises. This program teaches students to think critically, draw inferences, understand scope and global concepts, find or recall details, and infer the meanings of useful vocabulary words.

 

Teacher Resources

Language Arts

English For Everyone  is an excellent resource for printable English worksheets. On the left of the page you will find an index containing hundreds of quality teaching materials to teach grammar for all grade levels. No registration is required to access these resources.

English Maven - your resource for free online English lessons and exercises. On the left you will find an index of English grammar exercises which students can complete and receive scores.

 

Figurative language in poetry and lyrics - great pdf lesson for upper elementary students to find figurative language in Katy Perry"s "Fireworks" song

Reading Resources

Fables  The Lion and the Mouse  animated story told in this 12 minute video.

Myths and Legends - This is a great website for showing a variety of myths along with their countries of origins.   Each myth is shown as an animated story with sound.

The Legend of Paul Bunyan - this is a 17 minute animated story of Paul Bunyan.

The Legend of Pecos Bill

Folktales  This website will provide links to a variety of myths, legends, fables, fairy tales, etc

Read Me A Story is a great resource for grade 3-5 teachers who want to read and download stories of folktales, historical fiction, adventure, etc.