Don't Plagiarize: Cite Your Sources!:
Learn more about that dreaded word--plagiarism--in this interactive tutorial that's all about citing your sources, creating a Works Cited page, and avoiding academic dishonesty!
Go For the Gold: Writing Claims & Using Evidence:
Learn how to define and identify claims being made within a text. This tutorial will also show you how evidence can be used effectively to support the claim being made. Lastly, this tutorial will help you write strong, convincing claims of your own.
Playground Fun: Storybooks and Poems:
Identify the elements of storybooks (characters, setting, and events) and poems (lines and rhymes) and recognize their differences with this interactive tutorial.
Once Upon a Retelling:
Identify and retell the main elements of a story in this interactive tutorial. Join Walter Wolf to find the characters, setting, and major events in his favorite story, The Three Little Pigs, and retell what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
Identify story elements by answering who, what, where, and when questions in this interactive tutorial. Help Red Riding Hood find her friends Hansel and Gretel by answering questions about the key details in their story.
Surviving Extreme Conditions:
In this tutorial, you will practice identifying relevant evidence within a text as you read excerpts from Jack London's short story, "To Build a Fire." Then, you'll practice your writing skills as you draft a short response using examples of relevant evidence from the story.
Describe That Character:
Describe characters using key details in a story in this interactive tutorial. Join Police Officer Smith and the Gingerbread Man as they describe characters' appearances, feelings, and actions.