About.com: Recommended Children's Audio Books
A site that has links to six audio books as well as many links to popular children's books arranged by category, monthly themes and favorites.
About.com: The Best Sites for Free Audio Books
About.com offers a list of websites that have free audio books for download, as well as brief descriptions of each website and what is available.
Academic Vocabulary Games
This website from Jefferson County Schools in Tennesse offers academic vocabulary lists for grades K-12. In addition to lists of vocabulary for specific content areas, there are lots of games, with downloads for the game boards and content word cards.
Academy of American Poets: 30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month
Includes links to creative ideas like "putting poetry in unexpected places" and "take a poem to lunch."
Academy of American Poets: Great Poems to Teach
Includes links to poetry from many poets including, Maya Angelou, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, and William Wordsworth.
Academy of American Poets: National Poetry Month
Provides a description of National Poetry Month, answers questions about how and when it started, and includes suggestions for celebrating.
Academy of American Poets: Poetry in Translation
This poetry unit created by Queens teacher Carol McCarthy draws on the unique abilities of the students in her multicultural classroom.
Academy of American Poets: Tips for Teaching Poetry
Here are a number of creative and inexpensive suggestions for making poetry a more important part of school life throughout the year.
Achieve the Core
Achieve the Core shares its condensed version of three shifts as well as tips for getting familiar with the shifts. Additional tools for implementation are also provided.
Achieve, Inc. Resource Center for Standards
Features a searchable database of state and international academic standards in English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, organized conveniently by subject, state, grade level, topic, and keyword.
Explore this section and discover useful web resources, some in multiple languages, to help our current and future generations of English language learners succeed. While we continue to check and update these links to other websites, some may have changed since our most recent update.
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