Use closed caption on your TV for students to read along.
Make a word using Wikki Stixs to create each letter.
Search Google for definition of words.
Example: Type "dinosaur definition" in Google
A volume button will show up beside the word dinosaur.
Click on the audio to hear how the word is pronounced.
Then click Learn how to pronounce under the word to practice saying the word.
Links to Reading Literacy Resources
Read Along by Google "A free reading app for Android that helps children have fun while they learn to read. It has an in-app reading buddy that listens to your young learner read aloud, offers assistance when they struggle and rewards them with stars when they do well-guiding them along as they progress."
See-N-Read Reading Tool "A tool that can be used with any curriculum or general reading material or with any programs that are intended to improve reading skills or are aimed at improving reading comprehension."
Paths to Literacy "Dedicated to promoting literacy experiences for children who are blind or visually impaired."
Word Clouds"A word cloud is an image made of words that together resemble a cloudy shape."
Holding Strategy codes by Jill D. Kuzma "A Holding Strategy is a way to code, or make pictures to remember your thoughts when you are reading, watching something that you need to be quiet during, or during a group sharing time."
Tiny Tap App Digitize lessons and make personalized educational games.
Literacy Trust "Literacy Trust works to ensure NYC students are reading on grade level by the end of 2nd grade. We leverage existing resources to build educational capacity in schools to create fluent, motivated, self-confident readers."
Pbs Kids Educational games and videos for students
Newslea "Newslea publishes online news articles daily to help students master the advanced literacy skills."
Rewordify "Rewordify simplifies difficult English by providing an easier version" of the text that you input.
DOGO News Dogo News has different articles on current events, sports, science, etc. They have worksheets to accompany each article.
GCF Learn Free "GCFLearnFree.org is a free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills."
StoryboardThat "Storyboard That empowers users to create storyboards and graphic organizers."
Unite for Literacy "At Unite for Literacy, we picture a world where all children have access to an abundance of books that celebrate their languages and cultures and cultivate a lifelong love of reading."
Librivox "LibriVox audiobooks are read by volunteers from all over the world."
JibJab App Put your face in funny GIFs, popular Music Videos, and dancing Ecards for holidays and special occasions including Birthdays, Christmas, Thanksgiving and more!
Word Crossy App "Word Crossy is a relaxing Word game where you connect letters together to form words on a crossword-style board."
Mad Libs A story is presented with missing parts of the story where the individual fills in the blanks for key parts of a story using words of particular parts of speech.
CLPE "The Power of Pictures helps primary school teachers to develop their understanding of the craft of picture book creation and illustration as a way of raising children’s reading and writing."
Omoguru"Reading tools for Dyslexics that improve reading skills in an enjoyable way."
Adult Literacy League "A list of websites that can help you supplement or even plan your lessons – whether you’re working with an ABE (Adult Basic Education) student or an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) student."
Text Project "Creates products and prototypes for student reading programs, primarily based on the TExT model of text complexity, provides teacher support resources and classroom reading activities, supports and disseminates related research."
Common Lit "A nonprofit education technology organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, especially students in Title I schools, graduate with the reading, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills they need to be successful in college and beyond."
Newslea"Content aligned to national & state standards but flexible to support relevant curriculum. "
Tween Tribune "A free, not-for-profit online newspaper for kids, aged 8–15."
Read Theory "Personalized reading comprehension exercises for K-12 and ESL students."
Read Works "FREE content, curriculum, and tools to power teaching and learning from Kindergarten to 12th Grade."
Wonderopolis "With multi-disciplinary content that purposefully aligns to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the STEM Educational Quality Framework, and Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, we've earned a place in K-12 curriculum and in classrooms worldwide."Read Along by Google: A fun reading app (Early Access)