Composition and Writing Resources
Adopt an Author --Reading program with FREE curriculum and projects for middle & high school teachers that allows student interaction with the authors.
Between the Lions: Games --Can you scoop letters from your soup to make a word? There are lots of phonics games to play using Shockwave. (primary)
Book Adventure --A completely FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K - 8. Children create their own book lists from over 6,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read offline, and earn points and prizes for their literary success.
Buster's Bookshelf - A bookstore for kids --Children and reading are our Number One priority.
It's Fun To Read --Click All About Me for some interactive reading about Who Am I? What Is My Pet? And Where Do I Sleep? Have some fun with Bird Riddles and Tongue Twisters. (primary)
Just Phonics --A phonics-based reading instruction program that skyrockets reading scores and helps struggling readers.
Kids' Lab --Provides practice for K-2 Reading comprehension, phonics skills and vocabulary development. Online quizzes and printable materials.
Literacy Connections --Free information on reading, tutoring techniques, ESL literacy, and adult literacy. Useful resources for reading teachers and literacy volunteers. Topics include the language experience approach, phonics, and the best in children's literature.
Macbookwords--Contains information on reading, authors and activities. (Recommended by Lois Loughren)
Mrs. Atkinson's Reading Room --A wonderful resource for K-3 students and parents with many games and activities. The site includes an extensive teacher link page with all you need to know about teaching reading.
Online Practice Reading Tests--These reading tests for grades 1-8 use multiple choice, short-answer, and long-answer questions. Test tips for students and how to score are included.
Reading A-Z --The Online Reading Program. Download, print and assemble hundreds of books to help children learn to read. Leveled guided reading books, decodable phonics books, alphabet books - all with extensive lesson plans and worksheets. Preview 30 FREE books now.
Reading Champions --Reading Champions is a comprehensive reading curriculum for students of all ages.
Reading Comprehension --These stories and follow-up questions teach main idea, inference, and word meanings from context. (intermediate)
The Reading Lesson --Discovery Channel award winning reading program offers you lots of great free downloads, math, reading, writing and online phonics movie. Tired of random worksheets? try our free graduated. step-by-step math worksheets for a complete K-3 math program.
Reading Lesson Plans --Reading lesson plans feature free language arts worksheets, story element activities, and printable games and crafts from FunLessonPlans.com reading programs.
Reading Now --EARLY READING SKILLS: Instruct / Practice with MATERIALS for each level of DOLCH SIGHT WORDS, VOWELS, SYLLABLES, and handbook of PHONICS RULES! Reading exercises, flash cards, game activities, Lesson progression leading to mastery.
Reading Workshop --Free quality reading resources made for teachers by teachers! Free online tutorials for 11 reading strategies grades 3-5. K-2 strategies in separate index . Free reading comprehension & activity worksheets.
The Reading Zone --The glasses icon indicates easy, intermediate, and advanced reading comprehension activities available to guests. Use the Dolch Word List, or try Reading a Map, Candy Labels, Reading Envelopes, Learn About Dolphins, Aesop's Fables, and U.S. Presidents Chart Study.
Teaching a Child to Read --Auditory techniques, phonic information, and reading activities to help children learn to read.
Quick Start Reading --Offers beginning phonics reading products, resources for parents, activities and free reading advice to help children learn to read by using creative and fun teaching aids, tested over a thirty-year period.