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Mrs. Kettelson

4th Grade - Oster-Oakview
hkettelson@nlsd122.org

Reading/Language Arts

ReadyGEN is an integrated and well-balanced approach to reading and writing instruction for Grades K-6 classrooms. Authentic texts with modeling and teacher-directed activities drive learning and motivate readers. Students read authentic literary and informational texts. Instruction focuses on reading, writing, speaking, and listening in response to authentic texts.

Visit Sheppard Software to play Language Arts games to work on grammar/reading skills.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm

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Visit Spellingcity to play games and practice your spelling words. 

https://www.spellingcity.com/users/Kettelson

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Visit Interactive Sites for Education to practice grammar/reading skills.

http://interactivesites.weebly.com/language-arts.html

Writing Styles

WRITING STYLES 

 1.  Descriptive

 What is Descriptive Writing?

2.  Narrative

What is a Narrative Essay?

3.  Expository / Informational

What is an Expository Essay? 

4.  Persuasive

What is a Persuasive Essay?

Search Engines Approved by District

Search Engines Approved by District

AddThis Utility Frame
https://www.safesearchkids.com/
 
Kidtopia - a Google custom safe search engine and web directory for elementary age students
http://www.kidtopia.info/
 
SweetSearch - A Search Engine for Students
http://www.sweetsearch.com/
 
RefSeek - Academic Search Engine
https://www.refseek.com/
 
KidzSearch | Safe Search Engine for Kids
IXL Language Arts

IXL Language Arts:  This site is fantastic for reviewing grammar skills! Your child can sign in using the New Lenox portal.