Literacy Resources for Diverse Learners
General Suggestions for Struggling Readers
Ways to Improve Fluency
Choice and Motivation
A good resource for beginning readers and ELL students who are beginning to learn English. Provides lots
of pictures and audio resources for beginning readers.
Good non-fiction source- can use to teach text features and also models fluency
Offers strategies, lessons, activities and ideas designed to help young children learn to read."
Read Write Think
"Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and
language arts instruction."
Non-fiction news articles good for upper elementary. Uses different lexile levels for the same story.
For English Language Learners
" A bilingual site for families and educators or English Language Learners"
"For ESL/EFL Students and Teachers from Around the World. Includes resources for bilingual educators."
For Special Education Learners
Literacy Resources for Special Needs
A collection of resources targeted for students with special needs.
Best Practices for supporting learners with special needs
For Economically Disadvantaged Students
National Center for Children in Poverty
NCCP uses research to inform policy and practice with the goal of ensuring positive outcomes for the next
generation. We promote family-oriented solutions at the state and national levels.
Reading is Fundamental
Provides information on literacy issues for students living in poverty
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