Online Reading Tools
Click on the images below to access the linked online tools.
Check out books from Green's Library to read online at home!
When students log in to the WakeID portal, the first app is Follett Destiny. This is our online school library catalog. Students can select "Material Type" and choose Electronic Book (ebook) and then search for a book as usual. We have over 1,000 ebooks, including many Wimpy Kid books! There is also a read-aloud function.
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Instantly access 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more for ages 5-12.Ask Teacher or Media Specialist for log in.
Online Phonics Tools and Games
Teach Your Monster to Read: Covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences. 100% free!
Sesame Street has a wide variety of engaging learning games for students aged 2-7.
The Electric Company has videos that explain word patterns using engaging songs, raps, and plays.
Additional Parent Resources
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
The US Department of Education has compiled an excellent list of resources for Early Childhood Education and Early Reading.
ReadWriteThink has literacy resources for parents and students in grade K-12.
On PBSParents, you can create a free account and access thousands of games, printables, articles, and more!