Reading Resources


National School Librarian Day 2024 Celebration Ideas

School librarians do so much for students and staff every day. Who hasn’t been looking for a book and found that the school librarian knew just the title?…  learn more

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Brightly: Raise Kids Who Love to Read

Brightly provides passionate parents, educators, and caregivers with the tools they need — such as tips and advice, book recommendations, Brightly Storytime, which features read-aloud and flip along videos, and more…  learn more

Super Teacher Worksheets: Chapter Book Literacy Units

Our reading worksheets include book bingo, literature circle worksheets, book report forms, and more. PreK-6th.  learn more

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26 EPIC Book Report Ideas

Book reports are a great way for kids to recall what they’ve read, help with reading comprehension, and improve writing too. But not all kids enjoy filling out…  learn more

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Reading Games for Kids and Elementary Students

With the educational standards for reading in our elementary schools on the rise, decided to create a page full of fun reading games for kids. These reading…  learn more

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25 Surprising Benefits of Reading (Plus Lots of our Favorite Books!)

Some folks devour books by the dozen, while others rarely crack one open. It turns out, though, that the avid readers might have a real edge. Learn the…  learn more

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The National Literacy Institute

Practical PD to Help Teachers Win in the Classroom  Reading, Writing and Coaching. Teachers matter. In fact, a good teacher has two to three times the impact of…  learn more

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3 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

Raising a successful reader begins with simple steps, like modeling good reading habits for your child and creating a dialogue around books in your household.  learn more

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How to Get Back Into Reading After Summer Break

Back-to-school season is a great time for kids to strengthen their reading muscles. Here’s how you can help! Don't worry, there are ways to get your child back…  learn more

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National Celebration of Reading October 11, 20023

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy envisions an America in which everyone has the opportunity to read, write, and comprehend in order to navigate the world with…  learn more

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Reading Resources for Educators and Adult Learners

Family literacy starts with adult literacy. That’s why the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is committed to supporting adult learners nationwide. The Reading Resource Library is a…  learn more

Free Reading Response Journal Prompts

Okay teacher friend. It’s finally here.  Free Menu Choice Board and Journal Cover  BY NESLI MORIE    learn more

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50 Reading & Writing Websites

Language arts, which include reading, writing, listening and speaking, may seem daunting if it’s been a long time since you’ve conjugated a sentence or written an expository essay.…  learn more

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Learning loss threatens to leave children from vulnerable communities behind and worsen educational inequities already embedded in the US system. When you support Worldreader, you bring a library…  learn more

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Droppin Knowldedge: Freebie Library

Get the TOOLS and the TRAINING to help ALL kids learn to read! WHETHER YOU ARE A TEACHER OR A HOMESCHOOLING PARENT, THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! Science of Reading 101 is designed to…  learn more

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English Language Learners & the 5 Essential Components of Reading Instruction

Find out how teachers can play to the strengths and shore up the weaknesses of English Language Learners in each of the Reading First content areas. This article…  learn more

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30 Brilliant Reading Activities That Make Learning Irresistible

Reading in the classroom can be so much fun. We all work hard to plan robust literacy instruction, but who said we couldn’t have a little fun with…  learn more

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Ms. M's Free Resources

The Ultimate Ms. M Library! A compilation of ALL my libraries organized with a Table of Contents. 186 slides of more than 4,100 books and nearly 300 drawing…  learn more

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Write Reader: Lesson Plans & Writing Prompts

Write Reader can supplement any curriculum across all content areas with minimal planning and quick steps while motivating learners to become confident, independent writers and readers. Lesson Plans…  learn more

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Founded in 2012, Jump! is dedicated to improving early literacy and instilling a lifelong love of learning in young readers. Our PreK-5 curriculum-aligned children’s books combine vibrant colors,…  learn more

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Election Day Reading Activities for Middle School

Spark students’ interest in politics and build reading skills with this packet of reading comprehension activities for learning about elections and the U.S. voting system. Perfect for Election…  learn more

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60 Best Second Grade Books To Update Your Classroom Library

An awesome second grade classroom library needs so many types of books. You’ve got your favorite series, read-alouds, and teaching titles, but updating your shelves can help make…  learn more

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What is CommonLit and How Does It Work? Best Tips and Tricks

CommonLit is an all-in-one literacy program to help with reading using assessments and more. CommonLit is an online-based literacy resource that offers standards-based training and assessments for students.…  learn more

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What is Starfall Education and How Can It Be Used for Teaching? Tips & Tricks

Starfall Education is an early learning education resource for parents and teachers to use with young children. While the main offering features digital game-based learning, there is also…  learn more

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Learning to Read for Kids

Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities. And it really works! Children love the games, songs, golden…  learn more

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3 Ways Graphic Novels Benefit Reading Skills

There are some myths about reading that tend to be perpetuated relentlessly. One of them is that graphic novels don’t count as “real reading.” However, teachers and literacy experts…  learn more

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Red Rocket Readers

Entertaining and engaging informational topics and fictional storylines are at the core of this comprehensive series of 600 leveled reading books for Guided Reading, shared and small group…  learn more

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No Prep Winter Activities for the Elementary Classroom.

With the holiday season and the first snow fall, comes lots of excitement in students. Having fun, hands on, educational winter activities available gives students an outlet for…  learn more

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Screen It First

Our goal is to inform parents and educators about sensitive content in children’s books. We do not encourage book banning nor censoring, but instead aim to help the…  learn more

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What is Reading Practice? The Google Play Books Feature Explained

Reading Practice is a new feature from Google that is designed to make reading easier for emerging readers, and is available on Google Play Books and Google Kids…  learn more

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35 Best Aesop’s Fables (Free Printables)

For thousands of years, people have been sharing Aesop’s fables to prove a point or teach a moral. Find our favorite tales to share with students, plus get…  learn more

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Novel Effect

Bring the story to life. The Novel Effect app responds to your voice with interactive music and sound effects, creating magical moments when you read aloud from children's books. The award-winning Novel Effect…  learn more

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15 Fun Winter Read-Alouds for Elementary Students

When winter hits, students often realize that Hanukkah, Christmas, and many other major holidays are upon them. But that doesn't mean all your read-alouds have to revolve around…  learn more

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11 Tips for Pairing Fiction With Nonfiction in Grades K–5

Pairing fiction with nonfiction is a great way to explore a content area from different points of view. In the early grades, it can help students learn and…  learn more

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Looking for some ways to supplement your reading interventions? Here are a few AI-recommended solutions with reflections about each one. Let's explore 21 supplemental online reading programs and…  learn more

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Reading Rockets: Interviews with Children’s Authors and Illustrators

Watch exclusive video interviews with top children’s book authors and illustrators. Discover how family history weaves itself into Jacqueline Woodson’s powerful stories, why Erin Entrada Kelly says there…  learn more

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CommonLit Library

CommonLit is 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…  learn more

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The Free Reading Program

The Free Reading Program is free for students in need. Our program provides learners in reading levels K-6 with a comprehensive online studying tool, designed to reinforce fundamental…  learn more

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Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Reading comprehension is a skill that takes a great deal of patience on both the part of educators and students. The research tells us that repetition coupled with…  learn more

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These Free Activities Will Take You All the Way Through National Reading Month

Mini-lessons for students in grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8! March is right around the corner, and that means National Reading Month is almost here! Are you ready? Not…  learn more

Book Creator: March Activity Book Journal

The latest activity book from Book Creator is packed with fun activities for every day in March.  learn more

Women's History Month: Women Who Rock! Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Use this packet for Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day, or any time of the year, to help your middle school students learn about the achievements of five…  learn more

Book Bracket Template: Free Download for March Madness and Beyond

This month brings us both National Reading Month and March Madness, and to celebrate, we created this free book bracket template bundle featuring four different brackets plus a…  learn more

Free Book Report Templates: Printables for Grades 3-5 for Fiction or Nonfiction Books

Building lifelong readers is one of the most important things we can do in our classrooms. The benefits of reading are wide-ranging, from improving vocabulary skills to boosting…  learn more

If You’re Happy and You Know It … Read a Book!

Guiding students as they find their happy places builds self-awareness, an essential social-emotional learning competency. To that end, here is set of six happiness books that will spark…  learn more

What Is the Science of Reading?

When it comes down to it, reading might be the most important skill kids learn in school. Being a fluent reader opens up endless opportunities for lifelong learning.…  learn more


Teach reading in grades K-5? You may be looking for digital apps and resources to support your young readers. Research emphasizes how important it is to encourage reading…  learn more

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60 Incredible Facts About Reading And Books: You Won't Believe Your Eyes

In an age where there are popular box sets, and so much social media, it's easy to be concerned about the popularity of reading books. Thankfully, then, you'll…  learn more