Reading Resources

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NewselaNewsela is one of the most comprehensive resources out there. The site has news stories, organized by current events or by subject, and activities for …, , , , 0.0093.33allgrades specialeducation curriculum book multisubjects gradelevel subject resourcetype
BookshareBookshare is a free reading resource for individuals with reading or visual disabilities. Teachers or parents can sign students up. Once they have an account, …, , 0.0060.00reading specialeducation book subject resourcetype
ReadWorksReadWorks.org provides research-based reading comprehension instruction, material, curriculum, assignments, and texts for kindergarten to 12th grade. It’s free for to sign up. You can access …, , , , , 0.0083.33allsubjects allgrades multiskill curriculum progressive book subject gradelevel resourcetype
Read&Write for ChromeRead & Write is a Chrome extension that, for the free version, adds screen reading to any site. Basically, it allows students to go to …, , 0.0076.67singleskill reading specialeducation resourcetype subject
FarFariaFarfaria is a story app for Apple or Android devices. The app has a lot of attractively illustrated stories for younger elementary students, narrated by …, , , 0.0063.33reading kindergarten firstgrade book subject gradelevel resourcetype
Khan AcademyThis is a fantastic learning platform that can be used for providing sequential courses across content areas. It is free to create an account and …, , , , , 0.0083.33sel allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum progressive subject gradelevel resourcetype
Learning UpgradeLearning Upgrade consists of Reading Upgrade, Comprehension Upgrade, and Math Upgrade. Both are sequential, educational video games. Reading Upgrade begins in level 1 with basic …, , , , 59.9961.67allgrades reading multiskill progressive math gradelevel subject resourcetype
AudibleAudible is Amazon’s audio book platform. All books are professionally narrated and listeners can choose the speed at which they listen. Normally, everyone needs to …, , 0.0091.67allgrades reading book gradelevel subject resourcetype
SeesawSeesaw is a learning platform being used by grades K-12. It provides activities and lessons that are already setup for teachers and students. It provides …, , , , 0.0090.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum activities gradelevel subject resourcetype
ScholasticScholastic is providing a ton of free reading resources for parents, students, and teachers during this time. They are trying to be a huge support …, , 0.0080.00allgrades reading book gradelevel subject resourcetype
OutschoolOutschool is a learning platform that provide teachers, students, and parents with a wide range of subjects to learn about, as well as live online …, , , , 5.00 - 245.0066.67allsubjects allgrades multiskill curriculum progressive subject gradelevel resourcetype
National Geographic Young ExplorerNational Geographic Young Explorer is providing free magazines for kids to explore, read, research, and enjoy while learning at home. Readers are able to listen …, 0.0066.67reading elementary subject gradelevel
National Geographic KidsNational Geographic Kids provides free access to activities, games, and articles for learning about animals, countries, environment, and science. They provide academic-based games and activities, …, , 0.0063.33allgrades reading science gradelevel subject
Reading A to ZReading A-Z provides reading resources for use online or in the classroom. Students can access a variety of texts and resources that are Common core-aligned. …, , , , , , 0.0056.67elementary curriculum progressive book videos activities multisubjects gradelevel resourcetype subject
Storyline OnlineBooks are read aloud to students by different celebrities and famous people. It’s a fun and engaging way to participate in reading that students can …, , , , 0.0083.33singleskill reading resourcetype book videos subject
LakeshoreLakeshore is providing more than 1,000 free resources during COVID-19. They are providing lesson plans across grade levels, activities, templates, writing prompts, and craft ideas. …, , , , 0.0080.00allsubjects allgrades multiskill curriculum book subject gradelevel resourcetype
PBS LearningMediaTeachers and students can create a free account and receive access to a variety of resources for grades preschool to high school for online learning …, , , , 0.0080.00allsubjects allgrades multiskill book videos subject gradelevel resourcetype
BrainPOPThis site provides lessons for ELA, Math, Science, Art, and more. They are providing free access to schools, teachers, and families during school closures due …, , , 0.0086.67allgrades allsubjects multiskill videos gradelevel subject resourcetype
Read NaturallyRead Naturally is a researched-based resource for school, teachers, and families to improve reading achievement. Read Naturally approach to reading improvement is through teacher modeling, …, , , 19.00+60.00elementary reading progressive book gradelevel subject resourcetype
LaliloLalilo is an online phonics and comprehension program that is totally free for parents and teachers during the Covid-19 school closures. Parents and teachers can …, , , 0.0096.67reading elementary specialeducation progressive subject gradelevel resourcetype
Sun West School DivisionThe Sun West School Division in Canada has an amazing array of free resources for teachers and parents on their website available for free and, …, , 0.0094.00allsubjects allgrades multiskill subject gradelevel resourcetype
WUSF at HomeWUSF has created a list of websites and resources with games for students to play during their time at home., , , , 0.0096.67allsubjects reading uncategorized math activities subject
AmplifyAmplify has assembled a resource bank for students K-8 of free educational materials. Their site includes novel studies for elementary and middle school students, an adaptive …, , , , , , , , 0.0093.33multiskill elementary reading specialeducation curriculum science sixthgrade seventhgrade eighthgrade resourcetype gradelevel subject
STEM Toys for Kids Stuck at Home During CoronavirusSTEM toys—which help kids build skills in science, technology, engineering, and math—can be a helpful bridge between educational exploration and playtime What sets STEM toys …, , , , , , , , 0.0091.67subject allgrades reading writing math socialstudies science arts activities gradelevel
Teach your monster to readThis interactive game teaches phonics from letters and sounds to full sentences. It’s free but you do have to sign up for it., , , 0.0080.00reading kindergarten specialeducation firstgrade subject gradelevel
Reading BearReading Bear has videos and quizzes for very beginning phonics., 0.0070.00reading kindergarten subject gradelevel
NessyNessy provides programs to help learners of all abilities to read, write, spell, and type. The programs are designed to support students who learn differently …, , , , , 0.0093.33allgrades reading multiskill specialeducation writing activities gradelevel subject resourcetype
MobyMaxMobyMax provides a complete curriculum along with assessments for educators and families. It is free to sign up for a teacher account. You can create …, , , , 0.0096.67subject allsubjects gradelevel allgrades resourcetype
FlipgridFlipgrid provides educators with a free and easy to use online learning platform. It provides resources for learners, educators, and families for learning online or …, , , , , , , 0.0090.00subject gradelevel allgrades allsubjects resourcetype multiskill uncategorized videos
Active Learning SpaceActive Learning Space provides curriculum-based learning for educators, learners, and families to support learners of all abilities levels. This programs supports learners with multiple disabilities …, , , , , , 0.0093.33sel allgrades allsubjects multiskill specialeducation curriculum progressive subject gradelevel resourcetype
SkybraryThis site has an interactive library full of different level texts and reading resources to build reading skills. In addition to hundreds of books to …, , , , , , 4.99+66.67reading kindergarten firstgrade secondgrade book videos thirdgrade subject gradelevel resourcetype
HomerHOMER 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 …, , , , , 3.70+66.67reading kindergarten specialeducation firstgrade secondgrade thirdgrade subject gradelevel
Go Open VAGo Open VA is a searchable database of open source educational resources compiled by Virginia teachers. There are categories for each subject, standard, and grade …, 0.0063.33allgrades allsubjects gradelevel subject
New Kent Distance LearningNew Kent County Public Schools in Virginia has pulled together grade level packets for each grade level that can be printed and do not rely …, , 0.0096.67offline allgrades allsubjects resourcetype gradelevel subject
ReadTheoryReadTheory is a free and interactive reading comprehension program. Students begin the program with a ten question pretest that determines their baseline reading level for …, , 0.0080.33allgrades reading progressive gradelevel subject resourcetype
EpicEpic 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 …, , , 0.0088.33multilingual reading elementary book resourcetype subject gradelevel
Buffalo State School Away from SchoolBuffalo State’s School of Education has created a beautiful and well organized resource bank for school away from school. They have sample schedules for students …, , , , 0.0095.00sel allgrades allsubjects multiskill covid19 subject gradelevel resourcetype
TwinklTwinkl provides curriculum, resources, material, activities, lessons and more for educators, students, and families. Resources from Twinkl can be used with google classroom or any …, , , , , , , , , 0.0090.00multilingual subject gradelevel allsubjects multiskill elementary specialeducation curriculum progressive esol resourcetype
TextProjectTextProject 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 …, , , , 0.00100.00multilingual reading specialeducation for-families book resourcetype subject
Clarkness.comClarkness.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 …, , , , , , 0.0096.67multilingual elementary reading specialeducation for-families book esol resourcetype gradelevel subject
ShareMyLessonA learning online community for educators and families to create and share lessons and resources. Sign up is free to access 400,000 free resources, lesson …, , , , , , , , , 0.0093.33allgrades allsubjects multiskill highschoolsubject specialeducation curriculum progressive for-families videos activities gradelevel subject resourcetype
ABCmouse.comABCmouse.com is a subscription-based program for educators and families. They provide common core-align curriculum and lesson plans for online learning. Printable resources are available. There …, , , , , , , , , , , , , 9.95+83.33prek allsubjects elementary multiskill kindergarten curriculum firstgrade for-families progressive secondgrade book videos arts activities gradelevel subject resourcetype
Tales2goTales2go has a multitude of different leveled books provided to learners in an audiobook format. Their goals is to provide all levels of readers access …, , , 29.99+66.67allgrades reading specialeducation book gradelevel subject resourcetype
Sesame Street in CommunitiesSesame Street is working with communities to provide support for education for educators and families. They provide information, resources, and activities for a range of …, , , , , , , , 0.0093.33sel allsubjects multiskill elementary specialeducation for-families videos activities covid19 subject resourcetype gradelevel
Paths to LiteracyPaths to Literacy provides literacy instruction, strategies, lessons, resources, activities, and articles for learners who are blind or visually impaired. Free to register., , , , , , , , , , 0.0090.00multilingual prek allgrades elementary reading multiskill specialeducation curriculum for-families progressive book resourcetype gradelevel subject
Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Slides Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Slides ((here) from Council for Exceptional Children (K-12).  Text version for best practices for educating online here. Teaching Special …, , 0.0090.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill gradelevel subject resourcetype
250+ Amazing Online Learning ResourcesWe are Teachers compiled a list of free tools for teachers.  Many are able to be used for various supports or strategies, they describe how. …, , , , 0.0090.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill highschoolsubject for-families gradelevel subject resourcetype
The Story StarterThis 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 …, , 0.0093.33allgrades reading writing gradelevel subject
121 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student EngagementA comprehensive compilation of online tools.  This list is broken down to support content area teachers to find content easily, while keeping your students engaged. …, , 0.0093.33gradelevel allgrades allsubjects subject
NY Times for High School Students (free).The New York Times is available to high schools across the U.S. — for free.  Enjoy free digital access from April 6 to July 6. …, 0.00100.00allsubjects highschoolsubject subject

 

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