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Reading a-z: A Complete Online Reading Program

A project of, Reading a-z provides educators with over 150 downloadable guided reading books to help children become more proficient readers. The site also contains over 212 lessons plans, over 500 worksheets, and over 200 flash cards to help teach alphabetic principle, phonemic awareness, and sound/symbol relationships. Although there is an annual subscription fee, viewers...
Book Adventure

Online since 1999, this reading motivation program and resource center is designed and maintained by the Sylvan Learning Foundation. Designed for students in grades kindergarten through nine, the site allows young people to create their own book lists and take multiple-choice quizzes on the books they've read as well. The site is hosted by the colorful animated duo of Rex Reader (a rather...
Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a program, initiated by public television and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, that addresses how young children learn to read, why they struggle to read, and how adults can help. The Reading Rockets website takes a multimedia approach to getting information out to parents and educators. To read the site in Spanish, click on "En espanol" halfway down the page, on the...
Fetch Text

Looking for a new way to share articles in your emails? Fetch Text can lend a hand. By simply forwarding a link to the email address provided on the site, visitors will receive a response email of just the main text pulled from the link. It’s easy to use and is compatible with all operating systems.

Readsy is a handy tool that gives users the ability to skim large amounts of text by focusing their eyes on one word at a time. All visitors have to do is enter some text or a URL and Readsy will do the rest. It's interesting to think about how this might work for different groups, and while it's not for everyone, it's worth a close look. This particular version is compatible with all operating...