Games and activities
Short circuit (prefixes, suffixes, roots) 
Prefix match
Prefix jig-words 
Prefix MatchWord
Prefix skills 
Rooting out Words 
-less or -ment 

Multiple meanings
More multiple meanings 

Synonym Toast 
Synonym challenge

Antonym matchup 
Antonym challenge
Antonym Word Play 
Antonym columns

Verb-definition match 
Word-definition match 
Rocket to the Moon (synonyms, antonyms and homonyms)
Context clues/Book Buddy


Vocabulary pinball

Rhyming dictionary
Word roots and prefixes

Fish ‘em up (word endings – doubling letter, changing y)
Plural Play 
Plural Girls
Singles and plurals
Irregular plurals jig-words 
Irregular plurals jig-words 2 
Irregular plurals MatchWords 
Irregular plurals MatchWords 2 
Gator’s Smash ‘Em 
Word unscramble (two levels)
Spell Check
Sandcastle quiz (vowel phonemes)
See and Spell 
Snap it (long vowels)
Drag and Spell (Long vowel)
Harcout Brace Spelling 
Spelling Match
Word Lab 
Word Confusion (homophones)
Grilled Cheese Please 
Heart idioms quiz
More from IdiomConnection
Change idioms to plain English 
Paint by idioms
Animal idioms 
Animal idioms – more 
Animal phrases 
Bird idioms 
Fish, insect and reptile idioms 
Body part idioms
Body idioms – more 
Eye, ear and nose idioms 
Head, mind and mouth idioms
Heart idioms 
Color idioms 
Color idioms – more 
Sports idioms
Education idioms 
Interesting idioms
In step with idioms

Similes, metaphors, personification
Similes with as…
Writing detective – personal narrative
Writing detective – personal narrative II (inc. personification)
Animal Similes 
Name that literary element 

Fact vs. opinion
Statement (fact) vs. opinion 
Fact vs.opinion (Skillswise) 
Fact or Opinion?Test Tutor 
Fact or opinion

Cause and effect 
Cause and effect explained 
Cause and effect match 
Practice with cause and effect 
Practice cause and effect 
Using cause and effect transitions
Comprehension Part 1
Reading Comprehension (reading for facts)
Nussbaum Reading Comprehension 
Summarize/paraphrase/Test Tutor 
Main Ideas and Details/Test Tutor 
Drawing Conclusions/Test Tutor
Predicting Outcomes/Book Buddy 
Cow Context Clues 
Comprehension from Innovations 
Same or different? (Comprehension)  Game 2  3 4
TV411 reading comprehension 
Scanning Quiz
Skimming Quiz
Genres of Literature game

Comprehension Part 2 
Series of Unfortunate Events Quizzes
Harry Potter books 1 and 2 quiz 
Harry Potter book 3 quiz 
Harry Potter book 4 quiz 
Harry Potter book 5 quiz 
Destination Impossible (Following directions)
Who killed Angela Spelling? 

Using reference sources 
Reference resources
Locating information/Book Buddy
Computer resources
Computer quiz 
Scholastic’s How to Research 
Research report


Narrative elements
Writing process 
Narrative writing 
Expository writing
Persuasive writing 
Using verbs in poetry
TV411 Writing 
Writing Detective 
Comparing and contrasting 
Basic Literary Terms 
Literary Terms
Writing Terms
Literaracy term crossword 
Write your own fairytale (select “activity”)
Fairytale Puzzle
Wacky Tales 
Wacky Web Tales


Sentence combining express 
Conjunctions; compound sentences 
Coordinating conjunctions

Preposition State Fair
Preposition Desert 
Prepositions – type the correct word (easy) 
Prepositions – type the correct word (medium) 
Prepositions – Harcourt
Prepositional phrases – Houghton Mifflin
Choose the preposition practice 
Preposition game
Identify the preposition 

Adverbs and adjectives 
On the Trail of Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjective and Adverb Trail 
Choose the correct adverb 
Adverb/adjective – choose the right word
Adverb/adjective – another choose the right word  
Adverbs and adjectives (information and activity)
Adverbs (information and activity)
Adverbs – Harcourt
Canoe comparisions 
Adjectives and adverbs – Harcourt
More about adjectives and adverbs – Harcourt
Adverbs and prepositions
Choose the correct word (adverb or adjective)
Rats! (adverbs)
Adverb Battleship 
Using Comparative and Superlative Adverbs 
Choose the correct word (for, since, ago)

Regular and irregular verbs
Regular or Irregular verb?  
Irregular verbs 1
Irregular verbs 2
Irregular verbs 3
Irregular verbs 4

Irregular verb hangman 
Choose the correct verb form

Tenses Treasure Hunt (verbs)
Quiz Show – Verb forms
Quia irregular verb game
Past Tense of Irregular Verbs
MatchWords   SpeedWords 
MatchWords   SpeedWords 
MatchWords   SpeedWords 
MatchWords   SpeedWords 
MatchWords   SpeedWords
  6 WatchWords   SpeedWords 
MatchWords   SpeedWords

Grammar Gorillas
Grammar Activity 1 
Grammar Activity 2 
Grammar Ninja
Nouns, verbs and adjectives (Nussbaum)

Reference shelf
Rhyming dictionary

Libraries and book recommendations
Contra Costa Library System
Richmond LIbrary
California Reading List

Genres defined/Stories online
Fantasy, fairy tale, legend, fable and myth 
Genre definitions/recommended literature (state of California)
Types of Literature/FactMonster
Myths from FactMonster 
What is a fairy tale?
What is a myth? 
Figures and legends from American folklore 
Myths from Around the World
Absolutely Whootie stories online
Earthquake myths 
Aesop’s Fables (scroll down for list)
Aesop’s Fables (University of Virginia)
Fables, Fairytales, Stories and Nursery Rhymes 
Links page
Grimm’s Fairy Tales  
Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales and Stories

Fairy Tales from childrenstory.com (see icons at right)
Rosemary Lake’s New Fairy Tales (look for “Complete stories to read online”)
John Henry
Paul Bunyan
Beatrix Potter

Fingering diagram
Fingering diagram b 
Air Typer
Big Brown Bear 
Dance Mat Typing
Touch Typing
Mr. Kent’s Typing Tutor
Exercises in Typing 
Type Me 
Typer Shark 
Nimble Fingers 
Peter’s Online Typing Course 

Printing and cursive
Handwriting for Kids 
D’nealian cursive 
Make your own handwriting pages

Writers’ tools
Graphic organizers
More graphic organizers 
Evaluation Station (revising and editing guide)
Scholastic’s How to Research

Figurative language 
Similes and metaphors – eMints 

   Grammar and punctuation information 
Scholastic grammar guide
Grammar glossary 
Word roots and prefixes
Greek and Latin roots 
Latin and Greek word elements/FactMonster

Grammar Bytes: Interactive Grammar Review 
Coordinating conjunctions
Prepositional phrases 


Testing information
California test information, including 4th grade writing 
Released fourth-grade language arts test questions

Crossword puzzle maker 
Printable worksheets, various topics 
Handwriting worksheets 
High frequency spelling words


Exploring for possessives
Possessive noun desert (possessive or plural)
Treasure Trove (contractions)
Fly By Contractions 
Type in the contraction
Treasure Trove
Contraction practice (forms of to be)

Capitalization and punctuation
Capitalization quiz B
Capitalization quiz (paragraphs)
Capitalization (ESL site)
Capitalizaton -MG
Practice capitalization

About quotation marks 

Title Ride 
Titles and Quotation Marks
Title Hockey

Misc. Punctuation
Penguin Park Punctuation
Comma dive (inc. appositives)

Sentence structure
Simple and compound sentences 
Is this sentence correct? 
Which is a complete sentence? 
Sentence or fragment 
Sentence or fragment 2 
Complete the sentence
Complete the sentence II
Complete the sentence III 
Complete the sentence IIII 
Put in order 
Complete the story 
Complete the story II 
Same or different?  Game 2  3 4

Power Proofreading (Shockwave) (misc.)
Edit Dan’s Copy (capitals, quotation marks, etc.)
Extreme Sentence Surgeon

Grammar Bytes: Interactive Grammar Review 
Coordinating conjunctions 
Prepositional phrases 



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