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PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tags reading & hsvt


Ghotit Dyslexia Literacy Assistance.

Ghotit offers unique writing and reading online services for people who suffer from dyslexia, dysgraphia or people who are not native-English speakers. Download the Internet Explorer plugin with text to speech capability.

Wordle: using word clouds in a lesson

Nice example of how to use wordle in the classroom as a pre-reading strategy.

Read The Words

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Upload Adobe PDF Upload MS Word Upload HTML File Write Text Content Cut and Past Text Input Website Address Input RSS Feeds URL Step 2 - Select a Reader Listen to our Reader’s samples Choose 1 of 14 Different Readers Our Readers Speak English, Spanish, and French Each Reader has a Unique Voice and Some Have Accents Control your Reader’s Speed Play with your Reader’s Pitch It takes our readers approx 1 minute to generate a 1 hr long recording Step 3 - Sit Back and Listen Listen to your reading online Download your reading to your ipod or other mp3 player Broadcast your reading as a podcast and share it Post your reading in your Website or Blog Save yourself Time Turn the readers of your blog into listeners Allow your readers to listen while they multi-task and download your blog


(via) is committed to delivering public domain literature paired with high quality audio performances. We pair together great literature and accompanying audio. Putting the text and audio together, readers can learn spelling, punctuation and paragraph structure by listening and reading masterpieces of the written word. Read and listen via your web browser or on your mp3 player.

Search Directory geared specifically to reading, Analyzing Text (12) new Audio and Text (18) Proofreading (4) Reading Comprehension Advanced (10) Reading Comprehension Beginner (14) Reading Comprehension Intermediate (19) Short Stories (11) Vocabulary (51)

Reading for Thinking

Website for author of developmental reading materials for high school students. Many of the books have online practice materials. Click the links under the book titles.


Literacy Learning Resources (Beta)

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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)

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)


ReadWriteThink: Student Materials

Standards based literacy lessons for K-12 students. This page links to the student tools. Teachers can search by grade-level, standard, or literacy engagament.