Literacy Links

Reading

My Reading Secrets - Searching for ways to explain the abstract reading process? My Reading Secrets will leave your students laughing and loving reading.

Books and Motivation

A Book and a Hug – Allows kids to make a list of favorite books and share it with a class or friends. A great way to harness the power of social media to encourage reading.

SlimeKids – This site has numerous resources, including book reviews and book trailers.

Literature Map – This website allows you to find authors that are similar to a favorite author.

Vocabulary

Graphwords – This site allows you to create a visual thesaurus or web of words. It can be useful for both vocabulary and writing.

Writing

Mentor Texts – Resources for using literature to teach writing.

Writing Fix – Interactive writing prompts and more resources related to writing from the Northern Nevada Writing Project.

Additional Literacy Related Links

K12 Education Matters – This site contains videos, links, and other resources related to literacy.

Digital Learning/Web 2.0 Tools and Resources

Popular Education Twitter Hashtags

Other Literacy-Related Organizations

Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project - PAWLP offers a wide variety of courses and in-service programs in teaching writing, teaching literature, writing/reading connections, authentic assessment, and special topics of current interest. These courses and in-service programs are offered at West Chester University and in sponsoring school districts and Intermediate Units throughout the Delaware Valley area.