RESOURCES FOR ABLE COACHES
ABLE Volunteer Coach Handbook
Reading and Language Arts Benchmarks
Be sure to read these instructions before using the benchmarks
Activity Manuals for Reading and Language Development
Oxford University Press New English File
Work on grammar, vocabulary, and more with these great activities.
Students love Brainpop, an interactive website (and app) that is a great supplemental resource.
Though this site is geared towards children, most of the reading activities are age appropriate for adult learners too.
Read free books online directly from the Library of Congress website.
Creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life.
Site Word Game - Positional and Directional Words
Use these site words and the worksheets to help with directions, locations, etc.
Engage students in online literacy learning with interactive tools to help them accomplish diverse goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language.
Broken down into four major categories—word level, sentence level, text level (fiction and nonfiction), book/author/reading, and other resources.
Multiple printable worksheets and worksheet generators, so that teacher can create their materials–for mathematics and literacy flashcard/puzzle generation, as well as a thematic printout, links to LD explanations and downloadable software that could be applicable teaching LD students, as well.
The site has an excellent layout of educational videos, organized by grade level and subject, from Pre-K to 12th grade, making it easy to search and access a multitude of lessons.
As a part of the WatchKnowLearn network, Reading Bear focuses on phonics and vocabulary in order to promote the early onset of reading. However, please be mindful with your learner that this site is made for children, so your student may feel uncomfortable using it.
Has a variety of lessons from primarily Pre-K to 8th grade, focusing on different aspects of literacy, from vocabulary and reading comprehension to inference, financial/visual/media literacy, ESL, and literacy centers. Also, the site has a number of different worksheet types available, too.
A highly interactive guide to helping your student learn basic phonics.
TIPP Strategies for Adult Learners
Additional Coach Resources