Educational Links

Please visit these sites to get more information on teaching reading, using strategies and helping struggling readers.

Educational Links

Reading Rockets

A comprehensive site that includes the ABC's of Teaching Reading, Classroom Strategies, Childrens' Books and Authors, as well as a variety of topics from A to Z.

The Teacher Page

Includes Links for Guided Reading, Leveled Books, Reading Rainbow, Reading Interventions, Assessments, On-line Stories for Read Aloud, Vocabulary, Phonological Awareness, and much more.

Connecticut State Dept. of Education

Includes Commissioner's Updates. Sample Lessons may be found by clicking Teaching and Learning and Literacy/English Language Arts links. This site includes GLE's, CT. Blueprint, CMT's, and DRA.

Mrs. Perkins' Dolch Words

Find Words, Phrases and Activities to help students learn. Downloadable Flash Cards are available on this site. There is a DOLCH Phrase Generator to create dozens of printable for Reading practice.

Florida Center for Reading Research

This extensive site includes information about research based practices related to Literacy Instruction and Assessment for children in pre-school through Grade 12.

Webster's Dictionary

Includes daily Crossword Puzzles, Word Games and Words of the Day.

Vocabulary Builders

Includes a variety of Vocabulary Builders.

Instructional Routines

This information is from the Florida Center for Reading Research. The Instructional Routines are provided for you to use during small group instruction. These routines require a variety of common classroom materials, and the specific items needed are listed at the beginning of each routine. All of the Instructional Routines are organized using a standard format so that you can substitute easier or more challenging words if you would like to. Select the reading component of interest below for grade specific Instructional Routines.

This site offers high quality literacy intervention resources (k-3) for free). The tools and resources include picture cards, decodable passages and word list generators.

Intervention Central offers free resources for academic and behavioral interventions. Publications on effective teaching practices ands useful tools that streamline classroom assessment and interventions may be downloaded for free. This site was created by Jim Wright, a school psychologist and school administrator from Central New York.