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This resource is available in a variety of ways such as an app through an ipad or iphone or a website. This resource can be used many different ways. All the student has to do is to type in a word and they can get the definition, words that rhyme, synonyms, homonyms, sentence examples. This tool is simple and easy to for students to use.
This website gives students an interesting resource that gives students writing prompts. The student goes on it and chooses the genre, such as fantasy, sci-fi, etc., and gets a random combination to create a sentence which is their prompt. They then are able to pick the format they want to write, such as a postcard, newsletter, etc., and begin writing. This is a unique tool that can allow students to get excited about writing by having creative prompts and access to a variety of formats to complete their writing.
This is a great resource for getting informational text as well as give the student readings in some current events that they may understand. At this site, there are numerous news articles from different subjects such as science, art, health, money, law, etc. Each article also has the capability to change the reading level. This can come in handy when reading about a specific topic and being able to have a variety of the same content at different reading levels.