Read TV News
Read TV News is a Cyber product developed to provide adults with a tool to improve reading and other basic skills.
The Study Place
This interactive site helps to build lesson plans as well as give you access to ready made lesson plans.
TV411 can help to improve reading/writing skills. Includes topics
such as parenting, health and money.
We All Can Read
We All Can Read was developed for adults with very low reading skills. This site offers the first 28 lessons of the We All Can Read online program free.
Adult Basic Education ñ
Strategies for Supporting Learning
This is a pdf document written by Judith Alamprese. It discusses the Adult Basic Education system in the U.S.
Journal Writing as a Tool to Enhance Adult Literacy Processes
This article chronicles the experience of an adult literacy tutor that uses journal writing as a tool.
To Read or Not to Read
National Endowment for the Arts
This study shows startling decline in how well and how much Americans are Reading.
Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research
Review policy and research briefs, and improving adult literacy instruction themed booklets.
Using the principles taught in this course will help you design and deliver more meaningful and effective instruction for your students.
Literacy Volunteers of Central CT
Lessons covering basic skills, health, grammar and more.
TESL-EJ: The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language
TESL-EJ began as the brainchild of a group of scholars who saw the need for a freely-distributed electronic academic journal. It has grown to become an internationally- recognized source of ESL and EFL information for people in scores of countries.
CNN New Reader Story of the Week
This site offers a story of the week that is written for new readers.
On this website, five components are presented to identify different patterns of reading strengths and weaknesses: word recognition, spelling, word meaning, silent reading comprehension and oral reading rate.
TV 411: Reading
This interactive lesson helps to teach the fundamentals of reading the newspaper. Students will learn how to find information in a newspaper as well as figure out the main idea of articles.
Assignments: Writing From Literature
Presents several activities to be carried
out in conjunction with the study of a single assigned book, or
to take the place of the traditional book report. Each topic can
be modified to "fit" different pieces of literature
or to accommodate students of greater or lesser sophistication.