Reading Networks
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Inanimate Alice is an interactive book that increases the scale of interactivity as the episodes progress. You can find other great resources on this site, be aware the competitions are UK based but may inspire the students.
Engaging content with a 'How to...' focus. A lot of science based toons, but there are other curriculum areas are covered.
Read along with chapter books on this Scholastic site. Has some good ways to immerse the reader in a book, e.g. becoming a character in the story.
Some great NZ stories available via podcast.
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Free downloadable audio books. Classical genres and titles so some of the language will be unfamiliar to students, but they are audio...
36,000 free downloadable books. Again these are mainly classical titles and the language will be restrictive for students. Not audio version.
Free audio books (UK site) from the 40's and 50's. Listen to them online or download them.
Free picture books for a range of ages (some are even audio).
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Another online site to view free books. A good range of classics and some options for teacher resources.
The Children's Library is a great site for finding books from around the world.
Some great myths here to read or listen to with the class. The Starfall site has lots of audio book options for all levels.
Tumblebooks is another great resource for audio books.
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A large collection of audio books. There is a very good range here.
A collaborative literacy wiki for students and teachers.
A handy tool to help students who are having trouble reading text. Copy and paste the text into a box and have it read for you.
The National Library has resources for students online. Teachers can also order books online for their classes. It is a good idea to order these well ahead of time.
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Very good resources for reading comprehension strategies. Teacher and students areas and support videos.
Use You Tube to find books and authors e.g. The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Six online stories which are interactive. Some monitoring is required as I noticed some inappropriate language in the Slice story.
More online audio books told by a variety of authors.
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Sign up for this current events newsletter, with online resources and activities for teachers. Run by the Red Cross.
For younger readers, some useful resources and audio books.
Audio stories from their magazines, online resources for teachers. A great looking site.
This is a great collection of links to audio books broken down into year levels from the Beenleigh School in Australia.