Summer Practice

Looking for summer practice ideas?  Try some of the links listed below:

 

Grammar Links:

 

Grammar Games involving adjectives, pronouns, verbs, etc.

http://www.quia.com/pages/grammarcrackers.html

 

A variety of games incorporating subject/verb agreement, question forms, etc.

http://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html

 

Grammar Blast- A Houghton-Mifflin website for grades 2-5

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/quizzes/index.html

 

Articulation Links:

 

Articulation games for grades K-8

http://www.quia.com/pages/speechersclass.html

 

Games and quizzes for practicing sound production and to work on phonemic awareness skills

http://www.quia.com/pages/havemorefun.html

 

Cluster production activities-select the beginning and ending sounds of a word

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/clusters/blender/index.shtml

 

More activities for cluster production-write poetry and sentences!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/clusters/print/index.shtml

 

An animated articulatory diagram of each consonant and vowel. 

See and hear how the speech sounds are made!

http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/about.html#

 

Vocabulary Links:

 

Games for practicing concepts, categories, antonyms, homonyms and more!

http://www.quia.com/pages/worldowords.html

 

Teaches names of common household objects and positional terms

http://dotolearn.com/games/createaroom/index.htm

 

A Synonyms and Antonyms game

http://dotolearn.com/games/synonymsantonyms/index.htm

 

Teaches basic vocabulary and categories

http://dotolearn.com/games/whatsdifferent/index.htm

 

Reading and Phonology Links:

 

An interactive matching game-match long and short vowels

http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/phonics-mm.htm
 

Print and do Cluster activities

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/clusters/print/index.shtml


Spelling practice using High Frequency words

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/hfwords/starwords/index.shtml

 

Play games with Gus and Inky!  These involve rhyming, letter names and sounds, sound blending, etc.  Click on the "Get Going!" tab on the left side of the page to access the games.

http://www.getreadytoread.org/

 

Language Links:

 

Hands on activities and games to promote language development

http://www.speechtx.com/language.htm

 

"Mad-Libs" type activities for Grades 3 and over

http://www.eduplace.com/tales/

 

Activities that include anotnyms, synonyms, irregular past tense verbs, idioms and categories!

http://www.quia.com/pages/sls.html

 

A variety of language activities!

http://www.syvum.com/online/games.html

 

Feelings and Facial Expression Links:

 

Create an animated facial expression to match the emotion

http://www.mrl.nyu.edu/~perlin/facedemo/

 

Identify feelings by clicking on the correct picture

http://dotolearn.com/games/feelingsgame/index.htm

 

Comprehension and Thinking Skills Links:

 

 Activities which include true/false statements, fact/opinion statements and idioms

http://www.quia.com/pages/havefun.html