Resources for Coaches

 

ABLE VOLUNTEER COACH HANDBOOK

Winter 2016 Handbook

 

MONTHLY REPORTS

Submit monthly reports HERE

 

READING AND LANGUAGE ARTS BENCHMARKS

Be sure to read these instructions before using the benchmarks.

Reading Benchmarks Level 0.0-1.9

Reading Benchmarks Level 2.0-3.9

Reading Benchmarks Level 4.0-5.9

Language Arts Benchmarks Level 0.0-1.9

Language Arts Benchmarks Level 2.0-3.9

Language Arts Benchmarks Level 4.0-5.9

 

ACTIVITY MANUALS FOR READING AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT 

Beginning Activities for Learners Level 0.0-1.9

Beginning Activities for Learners Level 2.0-3.9

Reading Activities for Learners Level 0.0-1.9

Reading Activities for Learners Level 2.0-3.9

Reading Activities for Learners Level 4.0-5.9

Language Activities for Learners Level 0.0-1.9

Language Activities for Learners Level 2.0-3.9

Language Activities for Learners Level 4.0-5.9

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Oxford University Press New English File
Work on grammar, vocabulary, and more with these great activities.

BrainPop
Students love BrainPop, an interactive website (and app) that is a great supplemental resource.

K12 Reader
Though this site is geared towards children, most of the reading activities are age appropriate for adult learners, too.

Library of Congress
Read free books online directly from the Library of Congress website.

GCFLearnFree.org
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 Words Game – Positional and Directional Words
Use these site words and the worksheets to help with directions, locations, etc.

ReadWriteThink
Engage students in online literacy learning with interactive tools to help them accomplish diverse goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language.

Primary Resources
Broken down into four major categories—word level, sentence level, text level (fiction and nonfiction), book/author/reading, and other resources.

SEN Teacher
Multiple printable worksheets and worksheet generators, so that teacher can create their materials–for mathematic and literacy flashcard/puzzle generation, as well as thematic printout, links to LD explanations and downloadable software that could be applicable teaching LD students, as well

WatchKnowLearn
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.

ReadingBear
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.

Lesson Planet
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.

Fast Phonics
A highly interactive guide to helping your student learn basic phonics.

Easy Reading for Adult Learners
David Rosen’s website offers many helpful links to easy reading materials for adult learners.

 

LESSON PLANNING

Coach Toolbox

Pro Literacy Education Network

TIPP Strategies for Adult Learners

ReadWriteThink Lesson Plans

ABC Teach

Lesson Planet

 

ADDITIONAL COACH RESOURCES

Literacy Connections Resource Page

Primary Resources Page

School Express

 Pro Literacy Techniques and Strategies