Posts Tagged ‘English grammar’

Printing, Cursive, & Grammar for Kids

April 13th, 2011

Hi!  It’s Wednesday, April 13, 2011 and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
HandwritingForKids.com

Age Range: 4-10 (approximately with parental guidance)

This ad-supported website offers free lessons and practice worksheets for learning how to print, write in cursive, and learn English grammar. (It also offers instruction and worksheets for learning arithmetic.)

When you get to the website you will see an introduction, and a menu on the left side of the screen that includes:

*What’s New — This is a list of the most recent additions of worksheets, lessons, and activities for writing and math that have been added to the website.

*Manuscript — Learn to print by tracing letters of the alphabet, words, and sentences using the free worksheet variations available here.

*Cursive — Learn cursive writing by tracing first, and then writing independently. Free printable worksheets of individual letters, words, and complete sentences are provided for practice.

*English – Use the free lessons and worksheets to learn grammar, including nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and prepositions.

*Mathematics — You’ll find a selection of interactive math lessons, worksheets, and drill games.

You’ll also find links to further resources, Spanish worksheets, biblically-themed handwriting and cursive worksheets, and a flash card making tool.

Click on any topic and a new page opens where you’ll find the lessons and worksheets.  The layout isn’t always crystal clear – but if you just click on a couple of items, you’ll figure out how best to use this site quickly.  

English Grammar Games & Much More!

November 17th, 2010

Hi!  It’s Wednesday, November 17, 2010 and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
Fun4TheBrain.com: English Excitement

Age Range: 5-11 (Grades: K-6)

This website offers a variety of free, multi-media, interactive games to practice and learn English Language Arts including grammar, parts of speech, and sight words. The games were designed by Natasha Olivera, a graphic designer with “a passion and belief that kids can most certainly learn while they play.”

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of six games that include:

*Panda Mayhem – Learn parts of speech and make silly sentences.

*Base Word Baseball – Challenge your knowledge of base words and suffix endings.

*Popcorn Words – Memorize the most common sight words.

*Syllable Split – Break words into syllables.

*Magic “e” Adventures – Find out what happens to a word when you add an “e” on the end.  For example, “cap” becomes “cape”.

*My Reading Tools – Use the reading tools you learned in the previous games to find the treasure.

But that’s not all! Use the horizontal menu at the top of the page to find an array of free math games to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. You’ll even find timed quizzes to do online or print out and do offline. There is a fun science game too, that will help you discover what happens when you mix oxygen and nitrogen.

Bookmark this site, as new games are added at least once-a-month!

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