On the Road to Literacy Conference Tutors, teachers and adult learners are all invited to attend the 25th Annual on the Road to Literacy Conference on Saturday, April 9th. The event is put on by the Literacy Volunteer of Illinois. The Literacy Volunteers of Lake County are sponsoring the cost of transportation from Waukegan and Grayslake […]
Fahrenheit 451 Letters: Big Read Activity Submissions! Thanks to those of you whom I’ve already heard from that have been trying out the Fahrenheit 451 activity with your learners. As a reminder, we’d like all tutors and adult learners for whom this would be an appropriate learning activity to give this a try before the end […]
Click here to check out Thanksgiving-themed levelled reading passages to read with your adult learners! Gobble! Gobble!
One of the hard parts about tutoring can be finding appropriate reading materials about topics of interest for your student. For example, you might think your student would really like the article about parenting from a magazine you get, but you worry it might be too difficult for him or her. Here’s a resource to help: […]
Click here to view Veterans Day reading passages at a wide range of reading levels. If you do not already have an account with ReadWorks, you can create one for free while you are accessing the passages.
In this issue: Big Read Fahrenheit 451 Activity New Tutors Tutor Reunions! New Readers for New Life Conference Funding Update Big Read Fahrenheit 451 Activity The Waukegan Public Library is participating in the Big Read this year, a National Endowment for the Arts Program. The Big Read gets a whole community together to engage with one good book. Fahrenheit 451is our Big Read […]