This board features resources on word analysis, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
READING COMPREHENSION: Paste any text (or type a website address) in the textbox on the site and this tool will simplify difficult vocabulary in the text to help with reading comprehension.
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Great tool for cognitive rescaling! Rewordify.com is powerful, free, online reading comprehension and vocabulary development software. It helps people understand difficult English faster, helps them learn words in new ways, and helps teachers create high-interest learning materials from any English text passage.
Rewordify.com free online reading comprehension software. Changes text so that students understand what they are reading. Even does websites!
ReWordify.com- powerful, free, online reading comprehension software that helps people understand difficult English faster.
This is a great site that rewords difficult text into easier reading levels. A great way to differentiate reading material, making it accessible to all students. BEST OF ALL, IT'S FREE!
Rewordify: free online comprehension software. Copy/paste text into the Rewordify dialog box to have it return a version with more common simplified language.
Online app to help struggling readers, ESL, etc. you insert a difficult passage that you are struggling with, it transforms it into simpler English.
Rewordify is a free site that was developed by a special education teacher and former computer programmer for the purpose of helping students read complex passages. Rewordify takes a complex passage and rephrases it in simpler terms. Students can adjust Rewordify's settings to match their needs. For example, students can add words to a "skip list" and those words will not be changed when they appear in a passage.
Site to help ELL students
FLUENCY: This post on helping struggling readers with fluency is directed towards K12 teachers, but the information is helpful for tutors of adults as well. There are links to suggested activities and teaching strategies.
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Tons of reading ideas on this board! Strategies, Books, Videos, Anchor Charts, Notebooks, Organizers --for 3rd grade but many will work no matter what the grade!
Struggling Readers Need to Learn to Read with Fluency...Short and right on! -- Also, a great reading blog with lots of info.
Tons of reading ideas on this board! Strategies, Books, Videos, Anchor Charts, Notebooks, Organizers oh my.
Struggling Readers Need 1. Specific Reading Encouragement 2. Texts They Can Read 3. Texts They WANT to Read 4. Uninterrupted Blocks of Time to Read (and Re-read) 5. To Learn to Read with Fluency 6. A Reading Model 7. To Develop “Thoughtful Literacy” 8. Phonics Instruction That Goes Beyond “Sound it Out” to Reading by Analogy 9. To be Scaffolded (Supported) 10. To be Exposed to Different Kinds of Texts, Especially Nonfiction
Struggling Readers Need Specific Reading Encouragement - This Reading Mama (tips)
10 Things Struggling Readers Need - This looks like a great reading blog!
Struggling Readers Need to Develop "Thoughful Literacy"
Struggling Readers Need Specific Reading Encouragement
Struggling Readers Need Texts They Can Read
VOCABULARY: Crossword puzzles are a fun way to learn new vocabulary. Generate a crossword puzzle for free on this website using your own list of vocabulary words.
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This is the website I use to make all my crossword puzzles for our art vocabulary. Very easy to use.
This i website could be used to make crossword puzzles for our art vocabulary.
making crossword puzzles... using for "fix-it" vocab review
Website to create your own crossword puzzle up to 50 words.
Free Printable Personalized Crossword Puzzles
Crossword puzzle maker, use vocabulary words!
Customize crossword puzzles for any subject!
DECODING AND SPELLING: Free, downloadable research-based 30-unit course on teaching reading and spelling for adults. Includes Lesson Plans, Teacher's Guide and Learner Activity Book. Suitable for intermediate level learners. A LINCS Publication.
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Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling: An Adult Reading Course of Study
Teachers' and Administrators' Guide
READING COMPREHENSION: This site has many video lessons and exercises for teaching reading comprehension and vocabulary.
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TV411 - cool site with interactive lessons and activities in reading, writing, vocab, math & science
TV411 will help you read for success, fine-tune your writing, expand your vocabulary, get a grip on math, and explore science. TV411 is a collection of entertaining videos and engaging web activities, all designed to help you reach your learning goals. Pick a topic—reading, writing, vocabulary, math, science, or finance—and get started.
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TV411 help adults gain the basic reading, writing, math, and science skills they need to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals. Free account, worksheets and more!
Web lessons for reading including some video clips. TV411
videos and web activities for adult learning
Summarizing practice lessons
Online dictionary activity.
TV411 prefix video
FLUENCY: Leveled reading selections appropriate for adult learners. This resource can be used for guided oral reading, fluency practice and improving reading comprehension. - Developed by the Marshall Minnesota Adult Education.
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VOCABULARY: This video teaches how to use multi-sensory techniques to teach words with Latin roots, suffixes and prefixes for intermediate/advanced adult learners. This is a presentation by Christy Hendrickson at the 2012 San Diego Tutor Conference.