Language Arts / Grammar Software
Look here for great educational software designed to help students with their language arts skills, including reading, spelling, grammar, and writing. If you want to try it before you buy it, see if your local library has a copy. (It's a great place to donate your used software, too!)
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In a fun game-show format, Grammar Made Easy teaches, practices, and tests children's understanding of grammar in a way no textbook can! This program goes beyond simple diagrams and introduces parts of speech and sentence structure in innovative and captivating lessons.
The Reader Rabbit Reading Learning System uses a winning combination of lively lessons, delightful songs and creative games to teach and reinforce critical Language Arts skills. Your child will love playing with Reader Rabbit and friends while strengthening essential reading and writing skills. The learning system is an effective program that adapts to your child's changing skill level with activities that increase in difficulty. Detailed reports also allow you to monitor your child's improvements over time. A Reader Rabbit workbook is also included to reinforce learned skills while on the go!
The fun action-packed world of Grammar Rock helps kids gain an understanding sentence structure and the different parts of speech and helps build vocabulary . There are 19 engaging activities that reinforce the lessons in the videos. Kids will be entertained at the same time they are learning! Ages 6-10
Spelling 1-2 helps good spellers become great spellers and struggling spellers succeed! This fantastic software takes children on a wondrous undersea adventure. Children learn to spell by seeing the word, hearing it, and then typing it; unscrambling letters to spell words correctly; and choosing the correct spelling from among a number of misspelled versions. These three unique games will sharpen the skills of spellers at every level! Ages 6 to 8.
In a fun game-show format, Punctuation Made Easy will familiarize your child with the importance of punctuation - how it works like a code that tells a reader how to read the words on a page. Children will develop strategies for using punctuation effectively to clarify the meaning of their writing.
With Reading Blaster, kids use their reading comprehension skills to help Rave rescue the missing citizens of Bizarroville. Follow the trail of letters, journals and clues left behind in Dr. Dabble's spooky digs. As you search, you'll have to find the main ideas, detect important details and draw conclusions to unravel the mystery! Master over 20 essential skills, including: sentence structure, parts of speech, grammar, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, finding the main idea, drawing conclusions, logical reasoning, making inferences, using context clues, sequencing and ordering. Ages 9 to 12.
The Speedstudy Language Arts Series by Selectsoft provides an enjoyable way to improve language arts skills and helps to boost grades and test scores. The curriculum-based lessons are designed to help students understand and use language arts concepts in an engaging, self-paced learning environment. Selectsoft has published 6th, 7th, and 8th grade versions.
Spelling Blaster helps students improve spelling and reading skills. Phonics-based activities introduce spelling rules and patterns to over 1,700 words to help students develop superior spelling skills. By mastering multiple word-attack strategies, students learn to spell with consistency. Ages 6 to 9.