Read Write and Think Organizers
Story interactive for mapping stories. These interactive can be used to chart settings, characters, and plot. They use technology but will help you become a better reader.Plot Diagram
This is a great plot diagram interactive for plotting the action of a story.Word Central
This is a nice online dictionary and thesaurus. The program also includes spelling games.Unite for Literacy
A collection of free electronic picture books that children can listen to, and interact with, in multiple languages. Unite for Literacy’s books are designed for emerging readers and provide access to text that celebrates a child’s culture and honors their home language.International Children’s Digital Library
Over 4,000 children’s books from all over the world in many languages. All are digitally scanned and uploaded by participants, some have audio and dual-languagesReading A-Z
Are you looking for leveled books? This website offers narrative and expository text ranging from kindergarten (AA) to eighth grade (Z). You can also find phonics resources for children just learning to read, such as highly decodable books and ABC worksheets. Some books and resources are available for free, all others are for purchase.Start With a Book
This website is brought to you by the same folks who run Reading Rockets. It has summer themed reading, resources for parents, suggestions of books and book recommendations
The Time For Kids website offers free, non-fiction reading material for children in kindergarten through 6th grade. Short articles on interesting and current topics are certain to captivate any reader.
Is that book the right reading level for your child? This website allows you to type in the title of most books and get the book’s reading and interest level. You can also find lists of books at a specific reading level.
This website offers lots of activities for parents to help their child develop appropriate reading skills and comprehension strategies. Parents can find tons of activities geared especially for them on how to help their child read and understand books.The Horn Book
This website offers a searchable database of over 79,000 books by author and index. Another great feature of this website is the “Horn Book Guide” that provides book reviews of children’s literature