For Beginning Level Participants:
- Hubbard’s Cupboard– Stories based on word families and a few key sight words.
- Mr. Printables– an excellent site with unique flashcards for beginning vocabulary words and sight words.
- Rong-Chang– List of sites with stories for beginning and intermediate readers (scroll down the webpage to view story selections)
- Mrs. Perkins Sight Words– Recommended sight words for grades Pre-K to 3.
- Spelling City – An all inclusive site for vocabulary, spelling, and basic language arts.
- Owl & Mouse Educational Software– Help participants learn to read with this site’s free interactive games and activities. There are various exercises here for learning the alphabet, the symbols for each letter, the sounds of the letters, and much more. This is a great place for L level (TABE test) readers.
- Family Learning– Here are some phonics games to help your learner to practice sounding out words. They will have fun while developing their phonic knowledge and skills.
- Confessions of a…Homeschooler– This webpage contains an entire packet (its thick) of free sight word worksheets that include activities that will help participants learn some of the most basic words that we use daily in our reading and writing.
- Handwriting Practice– A simple and easy to use website for creating custom handwriting worksheets. Covers both Print and Cursive, and has a lot of available options for the layout.
For Beginning, Intermediate, and High Level Participants:
- K12 Reader- Provides hundreds of worksheets for all grade levels. Also has many common core specific worksheets.
- ReadWorks– Provides tons of reading packets based on grade level with comprehension questions to follow. Really good for adult learners because the reading material can be taken from history, science, culture, etc.
- Marshall Adult Education– Reading Skills for Today’s Adult- Stories broken down into grade levels, with pre-reading questions.
- News In Levels- This is an awesome resources that consists of news articles that are written specifically for beginning readers.
- Proliteracy– This site has stories at a variety of reading levels and includes activities.
- Practice Reading w/ GCF– Passages at the intermediate level can be found here. There is also beginner level material on this site as well. Everything is interactive.
- English for Everyone– Various worksheets for reading, comprehension, and sentence-completion etc.
- Essay Writing Help– Hand Brainstorming Method for Writing
- IXL- Reading practice that feels like play! This site supports dynamic, adaptive learning for free. It starts at a second grade reading level.
- Free Rice– Learn new vocabulary and proper English grammar while simultaneously feeding the hungry!
- Marshall Adult Basic Education- Marshall is a great resource for teaching reading skills to Adults. It provides a variety of free short stories that range from beginning level reading to more advanced levels. The stories are free to read, as well as the activities that go along with each story.
- Soft Schools- Free grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and reading comprehension worksheets, games, quizzes, activities, and more.
- Printable Aesop’s Fables – Short, colorful stories with moral lessons.
- Turtle Diary– The interactive Reading and Writing games and online activities here can assist you in teaching your participants letter recognition and writing in an easy, comprehensive way. Phonics and rhyming word activities are available for beginners, and a wide range of vocabulary, grammar exercises, and more are here for the more advanced learners.
- More– Turtle Diary also has an entire pronunciation guide on letter sounds including consonants, short and long vowels, digraphs, diphthongs, and variant vowels, thereby helping to develop the learner’s ability to hear, understand, and use phonemes.
For High Level Participants:
- Wonderopolis- Fascinating articles for both children and adults, with activities and audio recordings. This is a site with high interest reading material presented at about a seventh grade reading level. Lower level readers can practice reading here with the help of a tutor.
- Many Things– Classic short stories rewritten at a somewhat lower reading level, many with audio recordings.
- 50 Best Short Stories– Classic short stories in their original forms.