ELA LEARNING TOOLS
LibreOffice (for Windows) (for Mac)–LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.
Wordle–Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
ELA LEARNING WEBSITES
Spelling City–Improve your spelling, and save your spelling lists online!
Context Is Key–Practice using context clues.
Words With Multiple Meanings–Practice using multiple meaning words, have fun!
Synonyms–Take your time and go through all the groups.
Antonyms–Be quick, see if you can spot them.
Analogies–Take your time and go through all twelve groups.
Similes–Practice similes that use “as”.
Primary Pad–A web-based word processor for real-time collaborative writing.