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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.
Adult Basic Literacy and ESL Resources & Forms
From Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley.
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).
Oxford Learner's Dictionaries
Oxford Practice Grammar Student's Site
Select from Basic, Intermediate or Advanced levels. Includes Practice Exercises; Read and Write; and Tests (with answers). From Oxford University Press.
Letter Generator
You will be prompted to fill-in information to create friendly and business letters.
Literacy Resources
Topics include Annual Adult Education Conferences; Adult Literacy Policy & Advocacy; College and Careeer Readiness Standards; English for Speakers of Other Languages; High School Equivalency; Technology and Digital Literacy; and Adolescent Literacy. From the Literacy Assistance Center.
National Literacy Directory
"We provide listings for Early Childhood, Family Literacy, High School Equivalency/Adult Basic Education, English Language Learning, and Citizenship Classes....You can search for listings in your community and narrow your search for more specific results" Includes a toll free hotline.

For more local listings, please see Thrall's Community Organizations database.
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.

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