Literature: Online Activities for Upper Elementary
These websites include interactive activities to work on reading skills. Activities focus on different skills like fact and opinion, compare and contrast, and drawing conclusions. There are links to eTheme resources on other literature activities, reading strategies, and online stories.
Click on the story and then answer the questions, fill in the gaps, or recreate the story.
Choose the grade level and the passage you would like to proofread. Fun graphics and sound.
Fact or Opinion Quiz
This interactive quiz has ten statements. Decide whether they are fact or opinion.
Ana's Great Day
This two page PDF file includes a story. Read the story and then complete the multiple choice quiz.
Grade 4 Test
Read these stories and then answer the questions.
Compare and Contrast
Try this reading activity to learn more about being able to compare and contrast stories.
Compare and Contrast II
Here is another exercise to learn about comparing and contrasting stories. The activity uses African and Native American folktales.
Text Structure: Cause and Effect
Test your knowledge of cause and effect with this exercise.
Scholastic: Cause and Effect
Read the story and fill out the cause and effect chart.
Reading Strategies for Elementary School
These websites contain reading strategies to help elementary school students become good readers. Some websites simply list strategies and some include activities to help students learn. One website is a PowerPoint presentation on good reading techniques and one website compares good reading with poor reading. Some websites are written for students who are having trouble learning to read.
Literature: Online Activities
These sites provide interactive quizzes and games to practice reading skills. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on spelling.
Literature: Recommended Reading for Elementary School
This resource is a compilation of booklist web sites for elementary school students. The lists were compiled by teachers, librarians, and students. Some of the lists are divided by grade level, readability, or genre. There are also links to eThemes resources on various literature awards.
Literature: Online Stories for Children
These sites have free online stories for children to read. Most stories include illustrations and some feature audio files so you can also listen to the story. There are links to eThemes Resources on Cinderella stories and choose-your-own-adventure stories.