Literacy Websites for
Students in Grades 3-4


Popular Websites for Students

  • Bonus.com Kids' supersite that offers a protected "playground" of internet content, featuring hundreds of games, puzzles and other activities. Play interactive games and imaginative activities, use online coloring books and explore worlds of information.
  • Dosity's Language Arts Links has some unique online word games and writing opportunities.
  • Enchanted Learning is very kid friendly and always updated with new information, this has an awesome online dictionary/encyclopedia, incredible thematic "Zoom Units" and great diagrams for kids of all ages. This is a must see. Can also access through Zoom School.
  • Fake Out vocabulary game by Education Place
  • FunBrain.com Internet Learning Games is an award winning website for students in grades K-8.
  • Geography World Games includes, among many more, National Geographic Geo Bee Challenge and Discovery Channel Geo Game as well as a link back to the Geography World homepage of related resources.
  • Global Grocery List Project Students from around the world share local grocery prices to build a growing table of data to be used in social studies, science, health, mathematics, and other disciplines.
  • KidzPagePoetry has poetry and verse submitted from children around the world. Children can write their own poetry for submission as well.
  • Kid's Domain Links to explore from around the world.
  • Mightybook.com features read-aloud picture books, sing-along songs, video song books, poetry, story-writing and illustrating contests and learning games designed for children ages 2-12.
  • Monster Exchange Project involves a child trying to communicate an original monster image into another child's mind.
  • Search Engines for Young Students was written by Julie Coiro to help guide learners and their teachers through the maze of child-friendly search engines.
  • Scholastic News Zone, Weekly Readerand Time for Kids are wonderful reading materials for students reading in the content areas.
  • Solve an online Mystery at the popular The case.com.
  • StarChild Learning Center for Young Astronomers is a popular interactive website with information about the solar system organized into appropriate reading levels for elementary students.
  • The ABC's of Using the Internet with Students in Grades 4-6 created by Julie Coiro includes an alphabetical list of popular educational websites for your students.
  • The Student Zone at North Carolina's Wise Owl website is a well organized list of featured sites and archived links related to their curriculum. Also features a similar "zone" for teachers, parents, reference, and media/technology.
  • 700+ Great Websites from American Library Association (ALA) described as "amazing, spectacular, colorful web sites for kids and the adults who care about them".
  • Wacky Web Tales interactive writing and publishing from Education Place

Recommendations by Classroom Teachers

This page last updated May, 2007.


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