Top Pick

ELA Products Aligned to Common Core Standards

From vocabulary building to reading comprehension, you'll find terrific apps and websites that match the standards that are most relevant to you.

1.
Learn With Homer Publisher: Homer
A captivating, comprehensive beginning reading resource
Grades Grades Pre-K-1
Type App
Price Free (with in - app purchases)
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
2.
Smartyants.com URL: http://www.smartyants.com
Follow ants through inviting tunnels of literacy and adaptive learning
Grades Grades Pre-K-3
Type Website
Price $30 - $35/student
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
3.
SpellingCity Publisher: SpellingCity
Charm kids with custom spelling games certain to engage
Grades Grades K-6
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
4.
Flocabulary URL: http://www.flocabulary.com/
Schoolhouse Rock meets Tupac in this delightful hip-hop-based platform
Grades Grades K-8
Type Website
Price $5 - 7/month
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
5.
News-O-Matic Daily For Schools, 2013-14 Publisher: Press4Kids
Excellent, interactive daily news source focused on kids ages 7-10
Grades Grades 1-4
Type App
Price $9.99 - $19.99
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
6.
BiblioNasium URL: http://www.biblionasium.com
Site for reviewing and sharing books makes reading a social adventure
Grades Grades 2-6
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
7.
Quandary Publisher: Learning Games Network
Slick but dialogue heavy ethics game teaches students to make tough decisions
Grades Grades 2-8
Type Game
Price Free
Platforms Linux, Mac, Windows
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 2
8.
StudySync URL: http://www.studysync.com/
Superb ELA resource spurs critical thinking with dynamic multimedia
Grades Grades 2-12
Type Website
Price Paid
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
9.
LearnZillion URL: http://learnzillion.com/
Get Common Core-aligned video lessons with invaluable teacher's assistant
Grades Grades 3-8
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
10.
Grammaropolis.com URL: http://grammaropolis.com/
Catchy parts-of-speech instruction, from hook to assessment
Grades Grades 3-10
Type Website
Price Free - $39.99
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
11.
Subtext Publisher: Subtext
Collaborative, customizable digital reader for all subject areas
Grades Grades 4-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
12.
iTooch 6th Grade Language Arts Publisher: eduPad Inc.
Impressive resource with high-quality content and challenging quizzes
Grades Grades 5-8
Type App
Price Free - $4.99
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
13.
Actively Learn URL: http://www.activelylearn.com/
Empowering, social e-reader lets kids write in virtual margins
Grades Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price Free - $190/year
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
14.
uVocab - Vocabulary Trainer
Impressive but utilitarian vocab practice for SAT/ACT prep
Grades Grades 6-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
15.
The Learning Network URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
Process current events through engaging NYT-style lens
Grades Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
16.
The Sports Network 2 Publisher: Classroom, Inc.
Make news and build ELA skills with this cable sports show sim
Grades Grades 7-12
Type Game
Price Free
Platforms Linux, Mac, Windows
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
17.
WordFlex Touch Dictionary for iPad
Amazing interactive visual dictionary makes exploring words exciting
Grades Grades 7-12
Type App
Price $11.99
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
18.
Youth Voices URL: http://youthvoices.net/
Vibrant online community hosts authentic student writing
Grades Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
19.
Shakespeare In Bits: Macbeth iPad Edition Publisher: Mindconnex Learning Ltd.
Multimedia shines in this elegant remix of an old classic
Grades Grades 9-12
Type App
Price $14.99 for iPad
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
20.
Shakespeare's The Tempest for iPad Publisher: Luminary Digital Media LLC
Explore Shakespeare's wild island in excellent, well-rounded reading app
Grades Grades 11-12
Type App
Price $9.99
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 5