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18 November 2006

The Lexile Framework for Reading

by knann
The Lexile Framework for Reading is a scientific approach to reading measurement that matches readers to text. The Lexile Framework measures both reader ability and text difficulty on the same scale, called the Lexile scale. This approach allows educators to manage reading comprehension and encourage reader progress using Lexile measures and a broad range of Lexile products, tools and services. Lots of online tools

13 November 2006

Tools for Reading, Writing, & Thinking

by knann & 1 other
A great collection of graphic organizers for middle and high school students

SEDL - Building Reading Proficiency at the Secondary Level: A Guide to Resources

by knann
An excellent guide to resoures for improving reading proficiency from grades 6-12. Visit or click the link entitles Strategies for specific info for teaching

22 October 2006

Literacy Learning Resources (Beta)

by knann & 1 other
Though the intended audience is adults, instructors and learners (of all ages) are encouraged to use this material to promote better literacy. Each module includes the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension. The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, and view a short video clip of the story. Each module is designed for ease of use so the learner can use it independently. The instructor can also incorporate any story into class activities and lesson plans. The archived site has more materials available

Literacy Learning Resources (Archived)

by knann
This site uses high interest stories in a variety of categories from CNN and CBS news to promote literacy. Although intended for ESL or low reading adults, careful selection of specific articles would be appropriate for middle and high school students. Provides abridged and outlined versions of the story, vocabulary, comprehension, sequencing and written response activities all available interactively online. Video clips may or may not work. This is the archived site. A new site is in development (Beta)

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