- Big Ideas in Beginning Reading
Effective phonemic awareness classroom instruction, including
sequence of skills, benchmarks, and strategies.
- Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)
Sets of standardized measures of early literacy development
for grades K-3.
- Four Blocks Literacy Center: Working with Words
Activities for phonemic awareness.
- Phonemic Awareness
Activities, research articles, teacher resource books, and
- Official Jan Brett Site
Printable materials for classroom use, including phonogram
flash cards, alphabet flags, bulletin boards, alphabet coloring
pages, and other activity pages.
Activities and printable worksheets for the teaching of
Interactive books, word games, and free printed materials.
- Literacy Connections: Working and Playing with Words
Activities and resources for word study along with free
downloadable books. This website has Readers Theatre scripts.
- Games, Activities, and Resources for Sight Words
- Fluency with Text
Defines fluency; outlines principle fluency skills, sequence
of development, and classroom strategies to build fluency.
- Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
An overview of fluent reading, ideas to promote literacy,
informative articles, and an interview with an expert.
- Teacher’s Guide for Struggling Readers
Research-based strategies, assessment tools, resources,
and website information.
- The Literacy Web
Resources for vocabulary instruction.
- Lesson Plans
Student activities that build vocabulary.
- Lesson Plans
Additional lesson plans for language arts.
- Vocabulary Lessons
Vocabulary lessons suited for your grade level.
Printable activities and answer keys.
- Printable Graphic Organizers
- Bank Street’s Guide to Literacy
Sample games, lessons, and reading strategies.
- Comprehension Activities
Suited to each Grade Level
- Picture Word Flash Cards
- Teaching Heart
Ready-to-print resources to accompany Ellin Keene and Susan
Zimmermann’s Mosaic of Thought
- Teacher Resource Center
A wealth of information and activities that focus on cognitive
- Learning to Read
Resources for language arts and reading research.
- Succeed to Read
Reading Strategies, activities, and resources for teachers
- Reading Aloud
Tips for reading aloud to children.
- The Magic School Bus
Activities for children as well as a resource area for teachers.