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In this section you will take a deeper dive into the student(s) reading problems you identified in the previous part. You will be exploring additional  resources and video tutorials to help address the reading problems for the student(s) you have identified.

Steps:

1. Open this Table of Apps and Resources for Struggling Readers.

Select the 'Category' drop-down list to filter the list by type of resource, you can select the 'Free or $' filter, and 'Classroom Grade Level' filter. You can select one or more of the filters, and in addition you can can use the menu on the top right to: Screenshot of an Awesome Table menu showing options to Clear Filters, Copy filtered URL, and Print

*We encourage you to submit a resource to include on the list  by emailing 21things4students at remc.org with the subject: Add to Reading apps and resources list.
 

2. Select an area to focus on below and explore one or two of the resources in it (in the interest of time). Plan for approximately 90 minutes in total.

3. Add pertinent resources, strategies, and information to your artifact list created in the previous section.

Select one or two of the resources below (in the interest of time)
 

Select one or two of the resources below (in the interest of time)
 

Additional Resources:

Select one or two of interest from the videos below:

Additional Resources:

Learn Elementary Sight Words by AllFunApps is an online app with the 400 commonly used sight words from grades K-4, organized by level of difficulty. 

Doing It Differently: 10 Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary 

 

Select one or two of interest from the videos below:

Additional Resources:

Select one or two of interest from the videos below:

Additional Resources:

  • Common Sense Media is one of the most trusted sites in terms of media ratings and recommendations. This resource will display the review, intended age, and platform for many comprehension apps, games, and websites.