Mad Libs for iOS Language Arts, Reading

Cost: Free 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

Allows students to fill in the blanks to make a silly story and then share it with friends and family.

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Puppet Pals HD for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time!

Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.

This app is as fun as your own creativity. Act out a story of Pirates on the high seas, fight as scary monsters, or play the part of a Wild West bandit on the loose. You can even combine any characters however you want!

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Scholastic Storia for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

Provided by Scholastic. This app begins with a free download which gives the user 5 preselected free ebooks from Scholastic. The user may then purchase other ebooks from scholastic.

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Sock Puppets for iOS Reading

Cost: Free 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

The app allows you and/or your students to quickly and easily create your own puppet shows. Then, when you’re done, you can upload them to YouTube with a click of the button.

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Tools4Schools for iOS General, Language Arts, Reading, Writing

Cost: $0.99 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

This is an app that allows student to organize details about books or other projects. Students can then email their information to the teacher. It features 25 graphic organizers for students to use to organize their thinking while reading or preparing to write. Covers all common comprehension skills. Save to your device or email.

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Toontastic for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

This app allows students to create stories with animation on an iPad. Students choose the background and characters. They can move characters onscreen and narrate the story all while recording. The students must choose one scene per story arc-setup, conflict, challenge, climax, and resolution. They also choose the mood of the music they want to play.

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