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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 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 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 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 K-8
Type Website
Price $5 - 7/month
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
5.
News-O-Matic, School Edition, 2014-15 Publisher: Press4Kids
Adaptive, interactive daily stories for elementary school students
Grades 1-4
Type App
Price $9.99
Platforms Android, 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 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 2-8
Type Game
Price Free
Platforms Linux, Mac, Windows
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
8.
LightSail Publisher: LightSail Inc.
Robust, responsive reading tool measures meaningful literacy outcomes
Grades 1-12
Type App
Price By subscription
Platforms Android, iPad, Chromebook
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
9.
StudySync URL: http://www.studysync.com/
Superb ELA resource spurs critical thinking with dynamic multimedia
Grades 2-12
Type Website
Price Free - $15.99/student
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
10.
LearnZillion URL: http://learnzillion.com/
Quality Common Core-aligned videos with great modeling for teachers
Grades 2-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
11.
Grammaropolis.com URL: http://grammaropolis.com/
Catchy parts-of-speech instruction, from hook to assessment
Grades 3-10
Type Website
Price Free - $39.99
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
12.
Subtext Publisher: Subtext
Collaborative, customizable digital reader for all subject areas
Grades 4-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
13.
iTooch 6th Grade Language Arts Publisher: eduPad Inc.
Impressive resource with high-quality content and challenging quizzes
Grades 5-8
Type App
Price Free - $4.99
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Apps for Windows
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
14.
Mars Gen One: Argubot Academy Publisher: GlassLab
Hone powerful persuasive skills on a red planet adventure
Grades 6-8
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
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Actively Learn URL: http://www.activelylearn.com/
Empowering, social e-reader lets kids write in virtual margins
Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price Free - $190/year
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
16.
uVocab - Vocabulary Trainer
Impressive but utilitarian vocab practice for SAT/ACT prep
Grades 6-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
17.
The Learning Network URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
Process current events through engaging NYT-style lens
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
18.
The Sports Network 2 Publisher: Classroom, Inc.
Make news and build ELA skills with this cable sports show sim
Grades 7-12
Type Game
Price Free
Platforms Linux, Mac, Windows
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
19.
WordFlex Touch Dictionary for iPad
Amazing interactive visual dictionary makes exploring words exciting
Grades 7-12
Type App
Price $11.99
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
20.
Youth Voices URL: http://youthvoices.net/
Vibrant online community hosts authentic student writing
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
21.
Shakespeare In Bits: Macbeth iPad Edition Publisher: Mindconnex Learning Ltd.
Multimedia shines in this elegant remix of an old classic
Grades 9-12
Type App
Price $14.99 for iPad
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
22.
Shakespeare's The Tempest for iPad Publisher: Luminary Digital Media LLC
Explore Shakespeare's wild island in excellent, well-rounded reading app
Grades 11-12
Type App
Price $9.99
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 5