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Alphabet History  |  English Word Play  |  ESL (English as a Second Language)
Other Language Sites  |  Picture Dictionaries

Alphabet History
  The Alphabet is Historic
http://edsitement.neh.gov/
view_lesson_plan.asp?id=517
The lessons in this web site will introduce young students to the history of our alphabet.
  Evolutions of Alphabets
http://www.wam.umd.edu/
~rfradkin/alphapage.html
This web site has information on the evolution of different character sets such as Cuneiform, Arabic, and Latin.
English Word Play
  Between the Lion Games
http://pbskids.org/lions/games/
This site offered by PBS, is based on the characters in the popular show "Between the Lions. The games are for younger children ages preschool to 2nd grade.
  Fun Brain Language Arts Game
http://www.funbrain.com/
cgi-bin/getskill_s.cgi?A1=selects&A2=la&A4=0&A7=0
There are 18 different games at this site for grades 1 - 10. Most of the games deal with grammatical concepts.
  Merriam-Webster Word Games
http://www.m-w.com/game/

Merrium-Webster Word Central
http://wordcentral.com/

For older children, this site has daily word games you can play. You will need Flash or Shockwave to play these games.

Word Central is the place on the Web where kids can learn how much fun words can be!
  Word Games Archive
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/
fun-with-english
There are 65 games here on this British site that deal with the English vocabulary.
ESL (English as a Second Language)
  Activities for ESL Students
http://a4esl.org/
There are grammar and vocabulary quizzes, crossword puzzles, and bilingual quizzes for ESL students.
  Lanternfish
http://bogglesworldesl.com/
A teacher based sites that offers flash cards, word searches, crossword puzzles, and more.
  Interesting Things for ESL Students
http://www.manythings.org/
A fun site for children learning English as a Second Language.
Other Language Sites
  IPL Kidspace: Say Hello to the World
http://ipl.org/div/hello/
Learn to say Hello in different languages and then find out more about that language and its alphabet.
Picture Dictionaries
  The Internet Picture Dictionary
http://www.pdictionary.com/
A picture dictionary of words in English, Spanish, German, French, and Italian.  First pick the language you want then pick the letter or category.
  Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/
Dictionary.html
Enchanted Learning provides a picture dictionary of a variety of words in different languages. 
 
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