This website, sponsored by TIME magazine, breaks down the different elements of an essay and different kinds of essays like persuasive to how-to pieces.
This site includes literacy activities including exercises with poetry, tongue twisters, and riddles.
This site is a forum to help kids get excited about reading by playing games, writing posts, learning about authors, and talking about their favorite books.
This is a dictionary but also a portal to games that build vocabulary.
This is the blog of the instructional coach at McGovern Elementary School. It has lists of resources to increase literacy.