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Vocabulary

  • Quizlet
    Simple tools that let you study anything, for free. Flashcards, tests, and study games make learning fun and engaging for students.
  • Flashcard Machine
    Create flash cards to study for your next exam. Share them with your classmates and friends.
 

Grammar

No Red Ink

Helps develop better grammar and writing skills. 

Rewordify.com

Lets you read more, understand more, and learn more words effectively. It simplifies English and teaches vocabulary. It has many more features, and it's all free. 

Vocabtest.com

Vocabulary practice, games and more. 

 

ISA Suggested Web-Based Resources for English Research

World Book--Access via FinalSite/Community Site here

Britanncia--Access via FinalSite/Community Site here

Facts on File--Access via FinalSite/Community Site here

JSTOR--Acesss via FinalSite/CommunitySite here

NewsBank--Access via FinalSite/CommunitySite here

SIRS Researcher & Discoverer--Access via FinalSite/Community Site here

Visual Thesaurus--Access via FinalSite/Community Site here

Sweet Search--A K-12 search engine

 

Reading Comprehension

Read and Write Gold* (Toolbar for PDFs, Word Docs, Scanned Docs, Emails, Websites) *Paid

Read, Write Google* (Toolbar of for Google/Internet only) *Free/condensed version

 

Fun: Read and Listen to Books Online

Overdrive

Select 'Find Your Library'>International School of Amsterdam>Enter username and password (email librarian mandis@isa.nl, if needed)

International Children's Digital Library 

The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.

Project Gutenberg

This initiative offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. All our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers.Items have been digitized and diligently proofread with the help of thousands of volunteers. No fee or registration is required.

Children's Storybooks Online

Ilustrated stories for students of all ages. Older students and YA should scroll down the page to find appropriate materials. 

Storyline Online

Fancy a book read-aloud by someone famous? The Screen Actor's Guild Foundation presents famous individuals reading great books aloud. 

LibriVox

Free public domain audiobooks.

Loyal Books

Free public domain audiobooks and eBooks for download in multiple languages.

Unite for Literacy

The vision is picture book abundance in multiple languages and all are accessible/readable online.

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