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Web Resources Adolescent Literacy
" is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers. is an educational initiative of WETA, the flagship public television and radio station in the nation's capital, and is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York and by the Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation." Sections include Adolescent Literacy 101, Books & Authors, assroom Strategies, Especially For Teachers, Ready for College, Research & Reports, Glossary. Also available in Spanish/espanol.
America's Literacy Directory
"A web site that allows users to find local literacy providers in all 50 states and the U.S. territories. The ALD includes literacy programs for adults, children, and families. You can also search the ALD for volunteer opportunities in your neighborhood." From the National Institute for Literacy.
Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy
"The standards establish guidelines for English language arts (ELA) as well as for literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects." For grades K-12 (select grade level and subtopics from their menu). From Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Get Ready to Read
Activities and educational materials for literacy development. Also includes resources for parents, educators, and librarians. To use in Spanish, Chinese, Korean or Arabic, select the language on the right side of the screen. Provided by the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).
Topics include Grammar Tips; Punctuation; Spelling; Usage; Word Classes; Writing Help; and Grammar A-Z. From Oxford Dictionaries.

See also:
Oxford Learner's Dictionaries
Letter Generator
You will be prompted to fill-in information to create friendly and business letters.
Literacy Resources
Click on "Literary Resources" in the left hand column. From the Literacy Assistance Center.
Online Writing Lab from Purdue University
This site has some good basic information on writing for various reasons.
ProLiteracy Education Network
"A comprehensive collection of online courses and resources for adult literacy and ESOL instructors, program staff, trainers, and adult learners."
Reading Is Fundamental
Educational activities and games promoting literacy and reading comprehension. Sections include: Reading Planet, Leading to Reading, Reading Activity Calendars, Read Along Stories for Kids, Literacy Games for Kids, Printable Parent Guides, Booklists, News, e-Cards, and more.
Tutor Resources
From Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley.

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