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Language arts sites kids will enjoy for learning reading, spelling, composition, public speaking, and handwriting.

Language Arts for Kids

A Ghost Story By Mark Twain

Written in 1903 by Mark Twain (1835-1910) This version originally published in 2005 by Infomotions, Inc. This particular text was derived from the Internet Wiretap Edition of A Ghost Story by Mark Twain from “Sketches New and Old”, copyright 1903, Samuel Clemens. It was placed in the Public Domain (May 1993). This document is...
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Ape And Yeti Legends

Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization Even though the Sasquatch myth has been confessed as a hoax, these folks just don’t want a great legend of the Columbia River Basin to die. Chewbacca An immense, fur covered warrior of great strength and loyalty, Chewbacca the Wookiee was a well-known figure in both the underworld and in...
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Book Reviews By Kids For Kids

How to write book reviews and where to share your review with other kids online. How to write a book review There are many ways to write a book review. To help you, here are some of the questions you could answer. When you’ve read the book and made your notes, send us your...
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Books, Bountiful Books – Free Children’s And Kids’ Books Online

Books, Bountiful Books – Free Children’s And Kids’ Books Online

Download free children’s and kids’ books and read children’s literature online. Listen to stories with audio programs. Reading together, as a family with small and big children can form great bonds. Good books for reading on tablets. I want to listen to a good story I’m a little kid. I just want a story....
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Cool Superstitions

Animal Superstitions From albatrosses to wolves, animals have been thought to have special powers. Ceremony for Renaming Your Boat Everyone knows that renaming your boat will bring nothing but bad luck and make your boating experience something that you will want to forget. By Capt. Pat. (Who says people don’t still believe in myths?)...
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Creative Writing – How to Write Stories and Essays

Learn to write stories and essays and find places to post them online. Creative writing lessons and classes online.
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English Composition

Yes, you can teach yourself high school-level English composition.
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English Literature for Teenagers

English Literature for Teenagers

Free literature and lessons on analyzing great books. Help and advice for reading classic books in English.
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Fairy Tales A To Z

Classic, English and Everything In-between. Absolutely Whootie Stories to grow by. Participate by contributing your illustration or writing a review of a story. Lesson plans for mom available. Classic Fairy Tales Flash versions of Andersen’s Fairy Tales, The Grimm Brothers, The Real Princess, The Brementown Musicians, Faithful John, and more stories and games. English...
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Favorite Kids Authors And Series

I want to find out more about my favorite author or series Louisa May Alcott “I never went to school,” Louisa wrote, “except to my father or such governesses as from time to time came into the family… so we had lessons each morning in the study. And very happy hours they were to...
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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories by Famous American Authors A Ghost Story by Mark Twain For the first time in my life a superstitious dread came over me; and as I turned a dark angle of the stairway and an invisible cobweb swung its lazy woof in my face and clung there, I shuddered as one who...
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Grammar For Homeschooling the English Language

Grammar For Homeschooling the English Language

Beginner’s Grammar Lessons for Free Grammar Blast Have a blast with Grammar Blast!  Answer 10 questions and earn up to 100 game points. To play just choose a quiz below for grades 2 through 8. Grammar Gorillas Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right...
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Handwriting – Teaching Cursive and Manuscript Writing

Handwriting – Teaching Cursive and Manuscript Writing

Teach handwriting with free cursive and manuscript printable worksheets. Download alphabet fonts for kids to practice handwriting with their own stories.
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Hawaiian Legends

Eye of Hawaii – Hawaiian Legends Most Hawaiians do not practice their ancient religion today, yet their are few who are not at least a little superstitious. Living on an active volcano can do this to you. Hawaiian Legends Legends grow out of humankind’s propensity to explain the world around them, and make a...
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Hogwarts Distance Learning Program for Homeschoolers

Harry Potter home school resources Hogwarts Distance Learning Program for Homeschoolers is a free virtual learning webpage and no more real than the Hogwarts School For Wizards from the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry for Homeschoolers page is not affiliated with JK Rowling, Bloomsbury Publishing, Scholastic Books,...
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Homeschool Word Scramble

Unscramble the words by placing one letter on each line. Then use the numbered lines to complete the answer to the riddle at the end of the sheet.
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Homeschool Word Scramble Answers

Homeschool Word Scramble Answers

Answers the Homeschool Word Scramble Answers Puzzle
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Language Arts – Free Lessons for Kids and Teens

High School English English Composition Yes, you can teach yourself high school-level English composition. English Literature Free literature and lessons on analyzing great literature. Public Speaking How to write and give a speech. Famous speeches. Where to learn to give a speech. High School Word Lists A broad set of word lists for literature,...
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Legends & Heroes for Kids

Ancient Amazons Women ruled their society, and two queens, one for defense and one for domestic affairs, shared the country, but they made numerous conquest expeditions into neighboring territories. A Beginner’s Guide to Robin Hood Who’s who of the Robin Hood story. How the characters have changed through the ages and retellings. Electronic Beowolf...
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Myths And Fables For Kids

About Myths Moral lessons have been handed down through the ages in the forms of myth and legends. In Search of Myths and Heros Join intrepid historian Michael Wood as he goes in search of the world’s greatest myths, seeking the roots of four great legends — the Queen of Sheba, King Arthur, Shangri-La...
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Penpal Sites Which Keep Your Email Safe

Have fun writing to other kids who might also homeschool or not. Safe penpal sites. ePals You can use their web-based email to send and receive letters from students all over the world. (Keeps your “real” email address private.) Gaggle.Net Free student email accounts and collaboration tools. Parent controlled. Content moderated. Keeps family email...
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Poetry Lessons, Poems For Kids

Poetry Lessons, Poems For Kids

In fact, at present, only some forms of advanced science–particle physics for example–allow a young mind to experience the paradox, ambiguity, irrational thought, associative “leaping” with good poems teaches us to think and feel. Poems open those synapses in the brain. It always has. Once open, such minds can think differently in any field. — From an Interview: The...
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Pre-Readers – Teaching Reading to Little Kids

Teaching reading to preschool and kindergartners. Free activities and lessons for young, pre-readers.
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Public Speaking For Kids

Public Speaking For Kids

Topics for persuasive public speeches. Famous speeches. Where to learn how to give a speech. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Reading Basics For Kids

Alphabet Action Click on a letter to hear its name and see an animated object beginning with that letter. Learn to read that thing’s name. Requires Shockwave. Between the Lions A new story each week for young readers. From PBS. Bo Bear This snuggly teddy bear can be dressed up or fed if you...
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References For Writers

Acronym Guide The online acronym directory. Everything from military and medical to computer and financial acronyms. Find them all here. Bartlett’s Quotations Passages, phrases and proverbs traced to their sources. Citation Machine Set to help you generate web page citations, but this site can help you generate citations from all sorts of resources online...
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Reptile Myths

Reptile Myths

Dragons Linkmesh Dragon articles and lots of dragon images. Here Be Dragons Western dragons are usually portrayed as evil, mean, and bloodthirsty. Eastern dragons are portrayed as good, kind, and intelligent. These and other dragons of myth and reality. Dragons Myths and Legends 1 of 4. Parts 2, 3, and 4. Leviathan I: The Cosmic Sea Dragon...
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Some Must Fall, by Clair St.Claire

Clair St.Claire, homeschooled in the country all her life. She intends two more books to follow Some Must Fall in the series, The Coming Crown.
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Spelling For Kids

Spelling For Kids

Spell that word, home school spelling starts early Advice Bees Books Courses Dictionaries Games Practice Roots Rules Software Word Lists Advice How to approach spelling and vocabulary? English spelling is a nightmare. On one hand, in the modern world, our phones and computers all have spell checkers so the old time need to memorize the...
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Vocabulary Words And Definitions For High School

Connotative and Denotative Vocabulary Practice 20 misused English words that make smart people look silly We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create...
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Word Games – Searches, Scrambles, Puns, MadLibs, Cryptograms

Children’s puzzles improve reading and writing skills painlessly while playing word games online or printing for offline homeschool fun. Crossword Puzzles Crossword puzzles with vocabulary hints Interactive crossword puzzle online, printable, or as an app.  Join the site and make your own. Creative Chemistry Crosswords Interactive chemistry crosswords. You can play them online, or you can...
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Writing Process For Kids by Kim Kautzer

Brainstorm. Write a rough draft. Write your first revision. Get editing and comments. Writing your final draft.
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