Here are some great sites that can help your child have fun at home while learning.
Context Clues - multiple-choice quiz
Context Clues Quiz - Click on Skip to go past the introduction. Click on number 13 to practice about context clues.
Cows context clue - build corrals for cows by reading and answering questions
Guessing Vocabulary in Context - select correct meaning of the word from context clues
Guessing Vocabulary in Context 2 - select correct meaning of the word from context clues
Using Context Clues - three matching activities using pull-down lists
What are Context Clues - lesson with quiz
Word Jungle - Choose correct meaning of given word to swing in jungle
- Audience and Purpose - read a passage and answer ten multiple choice questions
- Author's purpose activity - This section includes a variety of activities designed to help you determine the author's purpose. Follow the directions on each screen and complete the activities
- Author's Purpose - lesson and practice
- Author's Purpose - read paragraphs and decide author's purpose
- Author's Purpose - online quiz with self checking
- Author's Purpose - read a passage and answer fifteen multiple choice questions
- Author's Purpose and Point of View - Pre Test - ten multiple choice questions
- Author's Purpose and Point of View - Post Test - ten multiple choice questions
- Author's Purpose Quiz - Click on Skip to go past the introduction. Click on number 4 to practice about author's purpose.
- Different Text Types - [game] learn about the different text types (persuasion, informative, descriptive, or instructive) with this game
- Different Types of Text - [3 quizzes] understand the purpose of different text types
- Game - Author's Purpose - matching game
- Purpose and Point of View - Choose the correct answer for each question. self checking.
- Reading for a Purpose - many quizzes on Purpose
Cause and Effect
- Adverb Clauses: Cause and Effect Relationships - complete the statement to create a cause and effect
- Cause and Effect Transitions - Combine two sentences using connecting words to show cause and effect.
- Cause and Effect - Quia Quiz
- Cause and Effect Pretest - Short passages to read, followed by questions, after taking the pretest try the Post test
- Cause and Effect quizzes - Quiz One | Quiz Two | Quiz Three | Quiz Four | Quiz Five
- Cause and Effect Slide Show Presentation - After viewing the show take a post test
- Finding Errors in Cause/Effect Paragraphs - links to other paragraphs are at the end of this one
- Stated Information - story about elephants followed by a quiz
- Stated Information - story about dolphins followed by a quiz
- Be a Critical Reader - By reading between the lines you can discover meaning not stated by the author.
- Bees - Read a passage and answer five questions.
- Brainchild Reading Test - 12 questions - Students should use the summary page after finishing this test to practice their areas of weakness.
- Compare and Contrast on Venn Diagram - Click on Skip to go past the introduction. Click on number 42 to practice about Compare and Contrast.
- Comprehension through context clues - Select reading for understanding and then choose a skill level
- Dr. Stripp - Reading Ring - Put the comic strips in sequence, then answer questions about the comic strip.
- Drawing Conclusions - Read the story and choose the correct word to complete the sentence.
- Drawing Conclusions - Read the story and choose correct answer.
- Fifth Grade Reading - [42 question test] Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.
- The Happy Monkey - Read a passage and answer five questions.
- How are They Selling It? - students read three advertisements and evaluate the type of persuasive writing being employed
- Inference Battleship - interactive game with questions
- Inference Riddle Game - guess using riddles - infer what is being described by the clues you read
- Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically
- News Stories with Comprehension Quizzes [from the BBC] - (1) White loafers and passport control, (2) Hungry ferret causes rail scare, (3) Dyslexic boy's site wins top award, (4) Otters head for towns and cities, (5) Demolition fears after city blaze.
- Online Reading Passages with Exercises - online activities including comprehension, filling in the gap and recreating a story at levels basic to advanced.
- Practice Making Inferences - three question multiple choice quiz
- Reading Comprehension stories - Interactive quizzes online for 6 stories - also quizzes on sequencing summarization of each story
- Stated Information - Online story about elephants and quiz
Fact or Opinion
5th Grade Language Arts: Fact or Opinion - Interactive game from Toon University
Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion - ten questions, answers are provided in small pop up windows
Fact or Opinion Quiz - Decide which of these statements are fact or opinion from the drop-down list, then click on the "Finished" button to obtain your score out of ten.
Fact and Opinion Self-Test - Click on the appropriate choice after each statement.
Fact or Opinion: Quiz 1 - Read the statements and determine if they are facts or opinions. Select your answer from the popup menu. There are a total of 30 statements to evaluate.
Fact or Opinion: Quiz 2 - Read the statements and determine if they are facts or opinions. Select your answer from the popup menu. There are a total of 30 statements to evaluate.
Fact, Habit, Opinion or Schedule? - an English-Zone quiz with ten multiple-choice questions
Fact or Opinion? - [10 questions] decide if sentences are fact or opinion
A mix of factual information and the opinions of the author. Often the opinions are disguised as fact, to make the author's argument seem more believable.
- Finding the Main Idea - passages to read and questions to answer
- Get The Idea - read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts
- Identify the Main Idea - read and answer 4 questions
- Identify the Main Idea - read and answer 6 questions
- Main Idea and Supporting Detail - Choose the main idea of the paragraphs. Remember to make sure the main idea is covers the entire paragraph, not just one sentence.
- Reading Detective - Quia quiz - Read each paragraph carefully. Decide what it is mostly about.
- Reading Headlines - read eight headlines and try to determine what the article is about
- Summarize as You Read - When you summarize, eliminate unnecessary details. Focus on the main idea of the whole passage.
- Understanding what you read - Online interactive tutorial and quiz
- What's the Big Idea - solve a riddle by answering questions about the main idea
- Analogies: Find the Appropriate Match - Use the drop down menu below each word to select your answer.
- Analogy Challenge - complete the analogies in a race against time
- Analogy Quiz - Use your keyboard to type the word that completes the analogy.
- Analogy Quiz - Solving analogies helps you develop critical thinking skills.
- Analogy Quiz: Set 2 - More analogies from Diana Dell
- Antonyms - When you see the word that is an antonym of the given word, click on the button at the bottom left of the screen.
- Antonym Matching - Find the matching squares with opposite meaning
- Antonym Practice - The exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Be sure to have a dictionary handy!
- Awesome Analogies - Jeopardy style game for one or two players
- Fact Monster - Analogy of the Day
- Field Trip - unscrambling synonyms - a word list is provided
- Flash Analogy Set - Mr. Anker's analogy practice quiz
- Homophone Challenge - [3 quizzes available] find correct word to complete sentence
- SAT Analogy Quizzes || Analogy Quiz 8 || Analogy Quiz 9 || Analogy Quiz 10
- Say it Another Way - select a synonym for the missing word
- Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms - Read each pair of words; write S, A, or H beside the pairs
- Synonym Challenge - identify the correct synonyms in a race against time
- Synonym Matching - [3rd grade and above] Find pairs or words with same meaning
- Synonym Practice - The exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Be sure to have a dictionary handy!
- The Thesaurus - a reference book that lists words and their synonyms - Drag and drop the words to the right thesaurus entry.
- Word Jungle - Turn the dial to 5th grade and then click Start. Choose correct meaning of given word to swing in jungle
- Word Relationships - Use the drop down menu to the right of each word to select your answer.
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