Hi! It’s Wednesday, July 18, 2012 and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 7 and up (approximately, with parental supervision)
This commercial website provides really entertaining videos, e-books, and interactive games designed to help kids learn the parts of speech and grammar. While access to all of the programs on the site are available for a subscription fee, there is plenty of free content that your children will enjoy as well.
When you get to the site, you’ll see a changing/sliding welcome message and below it some links to explanations about the program, followed by a menu where you can explore samples of the books, videos, quizzes, and games that are included in the “Grammaropolis” program.
The easiest way to explore the free grammar content is to use the horizontal menu buttons at the top of the home page. Place your cursor over each button to see what topic it covers including:
*Nouns – Learn about common nouns, proper nouns, concrete nouns, and abstract, compound, and collective nouns.
*Verbs – Discover action verbs along with transitive, intransitive, and linking verbs.
*Adjectives – Find out about possessive, demonstrative, interrogative, comparative, and superlative adjectives. Learn about articles, too!
*Adverbs – Explore adverbs, adverb clauses, and comparative and superlative adverbs.
*Pronouns – Learn about subjective and objective personal pronouns. Study possessive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite, intensive, reflexive, and relative pronouns.
*Conjunctions – Find out how conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses in a sentence. Learn about coordinating, subordinating, and correlative conjunctions.
Learn how to identify and use prepositions and interjections, too!
Click on any topic and a new screen opens where you can take an animated mini-tutorial. Just click on the arrows to scroll to each new page.
This multimedia resource, developed by a classroom teacher, appeals to a variety of learning styles. The free content here is a great way to introduce parts of speech or review them.