Common Core Explorer

L.9-10.2c

These apps, games, and websites will help your students spell correctly.
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StudySync
Superb ELA/EL resource is a complete package
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Albert
Flexible, interactive test-prep practice for high school and beyond
GRADES
7 - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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East of the Rockies
AR experience offers moving insight into tragic history of internment
GRADES
7 - 12
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Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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IXL
Immediate feedback and breadth a major plus, despite emphasis on drills
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Textadventures.co.uk
Play or design text adventures, but creation can get technical
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Typing.com
Clear typing instruction with detailed statistics, fun encouragement
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Chicktionary
Entertaining word-building game offers baked-in spelling practice
GRADES
3 - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Common Core Quest - Math and ELA Quizzes
Comprehensive CCSS-aligned resource for instruction and assessment
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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DimensionU
ELA and math games alternate between play and practice
GRADES
2 - 10
PRICE
Free to try
PLATFORM
Mac, Windows
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IXL - Math and English
Standards-aligned worksheets help kids develop wide-ranging skills
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Miss Spell's Class
Fast-paced game puts spelling skills to the test
GRADES
7 - 12
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Free
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n/a
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NoRedInk
Useful supplement for ELA has expanded beyond grammar to writing
GRADES
3 - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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PBS LearningMedia
Treasure trove of lesson resources will benefit from adaptation
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Scrabble
Online board game classic is the same as always, with a few extra tools
GRADES
6 - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Spelling Bee
Functional flashcard and quiz tool links to impressive video library
GRADES
4 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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VOA Learning English
Real-world news, loads of resources to support ELLs' needs
GRADES
5 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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VocabularySpellingCity
Subscription-based, student-facing app fine for independent practice
GRADES
K - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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VocabularySpellingCity
Vocabulary and spelling activities can supplement any content area
GRADES
K - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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WordSteps
Crowdsourced site offers dictionaries and adaptive language practice
GRADES
7 - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED