Resource Lists & Advice

K - 4 Literacy Resources

Tumblebooks: Listen and read along to animated storybooks for young children. (Username: calgarypl, Password: sd19)

Storyline Online: Streams videos that feature actors reading children's books. Closed captions available

Unite for Literacy: provides digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.

Oxford OWL: free ebook collection of leveled texts.

EPIC!: A repository of picture and chapter books. Teachers may enroll students using their educbe email and the "at school" method of enrollment. Turn off the option for student-created profiles.

Decodable Texts are sequenced to incorporate words corresponding to phonemes that have been taught to new readers. Please use a critical lens as you review the texts for culturally sensitive content. Decodables: Flyleaf Publishing | Reading for All Learners | Half-Pint Kids. Most texts are free for a limited time.

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