Category: Reading

Resources for parents and teachers

The Story Starter

This is a free tool that begins a piece of writing.  Teachers can have students complete a writing a day while you’re away by beginning with an auto generated block of text.  Link here.  The Story Starter was selected as one of the Top 101 Websites for Writers by Writer’s Digest Magazine in 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 …

Paths to Literacy

Paths to Literacy provides literacy instruction, strategies, lessons, resources, activities, and articles for learners who are blind or visually impaired. Free to register.

Tales2go

Tales2go has a multitude of different leveled books provided to learners in an audiobook format. Their goals is to provide all levels of readers access to all levels of books. Schools and educators are required to purchase a license for use. Individuals. Homeschool families or groups are able to subscribe for a license.

easyCBM.com

This site makes progress monitoring math and reading goals easy. You can print or assign online. It will generate reports with graphs of your data.

Clarkness.com

Clarkness.com is a great resource for stories, texts, and ebooks for beginning and struggling readers. Resources are printable and are available online and for download on computers, tablets, and smartphones. Clarkness.com is a free resources for educators, learners, and families.

TextProject

TextProject provides educators, tutors, students, and families research-based reading strategies, materials and resources. They provide a digital library of texts. They provide reading instruction guides for building fluency, comprehension skills, spelling, vocabulary, and more. Resources and texts can be printed or use online. TextProject is free, common core-aligned, and researched-based.

Epic

Epic is a digital library for students with over 40,000 titles. As students read books, they earn badges and their reading progress is tracked. Students can also take quizzes on books and have some books read to them as the words are highlighted. Epic also has educational videos on books, authors, and other topics like …

ReadTheory

ReadTheory is a free and interactive reading comprehension program. Students begin the program with a ten question pretest that determines their baseline reading level for the program. Then they are given leveled passages to read and answer multiple choice questions on. When they get the question right, they get a knowledge point. When they get …

Homer

HOMER is an early reading program that provides thousands of lessons, resources, and activities are available with a subscription that are based on the student’s individual learning needs. This program is intended for children ages 2-8, and can be used by schools, educators, and families. The subscription prices range from $3.70 per year or $7.75 …

Skybrary

This site has an interactive library full of different level texts and reading resources to build reading skills. In addition to hundreds of books to explore, there are fun videos adventures, and virtual field trips. There is also an app available for download for iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, or Android. It is not free to …

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