English / Language Arts

We will continue to add resources to these pages as we find them and as you share them - please fill out the form on the Teachers page if you have suggestions or lessons to share via upload - thank you!

English Language Arts Resources

Wide Open School Reading & Writing Resources

A collection of websites, lessons, and videos for reading & writing in grades preK-5 and 6-12

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-Day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Resources for families and teachers. Grades pre-K through 9.

PBS Learning Media

PreK-12 Lessons in Science, Math, Social Studies, and English. Plan and adapt lessons using the Lesson Builder tool, Google Classroom, Remind, etc.

National Novel Writing Month

Our Young Writers Program supports under-18 writers and K-12 educators as they participate in our flagship event each November, and take part in smaller writing challenges year-round.

Inspiring Middle School Literacy (PBS)

Online self-paced lessons for blended learning, enhance the literacy skills of struggling readers in grades 5–8. With videos, interactive activities, note taking, reading, and writing students can engage in all subjects.

Crash Course & Crash Course Kids

YouTube channels that provide engaging videos on a variety of subjects: math, science, philosophy, economics, astronomy, anatomy, history, literature, psychology, computer science, mythology and much more!

ReadWriteThink

Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and after school professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free K-12 materials.

Teen Tribune

High interest articles by grade span that can be customized to fit the student's reading level. Includes embedded quizzes

What's Going On in This Picture?

Images are posted weekly and stripped of their caption, allowing students the opportunity to comment and discuss the images live

FUNBRAIN

Reading and Math games and activities for grades PreK-8

Into the Book

Engaging reading comprehension activities in English and Spanish

Get Epic!

Leading digital library for kids 12 and under. Explore thousands of books, learning videos, quizzes and more!

CommonLit

Free Collection of Reading resources and lessons for students, teachers, and administrators

ReadWorks

FREE content, curriculum, and tools to power teaching and learning from Kindergarten to 12th Grade

NewsELA

K-12 lesson solutions for every subject for grades K-12. Engage students with on topics they care about most.

Libraries

California State Library

K-12 Online Content Project. California offers access to online educational content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, ProQuest and TeachingBooks.net databases for use by every public K-12 school and student in the state, and during the pandemic, access for all students is available.

Inyo County Public Library

Borrow books, periodicals, and movies online with your library card.

National Emergency Library

A collection of books that support teaching, research and learning online

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.

Resources from our Schools

Mrs. Ryan's Book Corner from Bishop Elementary has monthly Padlets of fun reading resources - see https://www.bishopschools.org/o/bes/page/mrs-ryan-book-corner for more!

Authors, Read-Alouds, and Audiobooks

Stimola Live

Live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio. Events will be archived on the Stimola Live YouTube Channel.

Stories by Audible

For as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. FREE.

Mouse Circus

The Official Neil Gaiman site for young readers. Listen to read alouds of The Graveyard Book and Coraline!

Levar Burton Reads

In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...

Storyline Online

Recordings of reading children's books aloud with subtitles to follow the text. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Complimentary Audiobooks

Educators, librarians, booksellers, media/reviewers, and influencers can join our Audiobook Listening Copy (ALC) program for complimentary audiobooks. You’ll get a mix of new and upcoming audiobook releases each month.

Wakelet Collection of more ELA Resources

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