Reading Websites

 

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Story Archives from CNN with Interactive Exercises and Sound Clips (Sound clips read the full story; reader can read along.  The abridged version is like listening to the radio.)  (4-5th grade reading level)

http://literacynet.org/cnnsf/archives.html

 

Build Your Vocabulary with These Suggestions

http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/vocabulary.htm

 

The Case of Grandpa’s Painting (Use your detective skills to solve a mystery – Click on BEGIN and wait for graphics to appear) (1st – 3rd grade level reading)

http://www.eduweb.com/pintura/

 

An Online Dictionary for Beginning Readers (Click on a letter in the alphabet.  A picture, sentence, and more information about each word are available!  Ignore the Little Explorers title!!  Adults will enjoy this, too, along with their children!)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Dictionary.html

 

California Distance Learning Project  (timely articles of concern to families) 2nd – 3rd grade reading level)

http://www.cdlponline.org/

 

E-Square (written by adult learners for adult learners) (Click on the store you would like to visit) (6th grade level)

http://www.alri.org/esquare/

 

The Key (Easy to read news articles) (6th – 10th grade reading level)

http://www.keynews.org/

 

Online Reading Skills, including speed reading, cloze exercises (8th grade)

http://eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/READ.HTM

 

Contemporary Essays  (12th grade plus)

http://www.commondreams.org/