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My Reading Words

My Reading Words My Reading Words is a great App for a learner to practice sight words. The App contains a larger set of the common sight words (Dolch and Fry sight words). You can also custom build your own list of words tailored to your learner’s needs. Only available for Android devices. Download My Reading Words in the Google Play Store. Free and can by used offline.

Hand Writing App

Best Kids Handwriting App This App lets you practice writing on a screen. Using the touch screen users can write on the screen using a finger or a stylus pen. Writing can be erased with a single button. Pen size can be changed to suite your device and learner. Words or sentences can be typed in to the App. The App then produces guidelines for the letters. Although marketed to kids in it’s title, the App is simple and is suitable for adult learners. Does not contain child-orientated music or graphics. Download BestKids Handwriting App from Google Play

LU Word Puzzles For Special Occasions

LU Word Puzzles for Special Occasions From time to time, LU creates wordsearches, crosswords and other word puzzles on special themes, e.g., Halloween, Winter Holidays, Thanksgiving. You can download these PDF puzzles below: Thanksgiving Wordsearch – What did the Turkey say? Halloween Wordsearch – What Scares You? Spooky Season Crossword Puzzle Winter Word Jumble Black History Month Wordsearch Remembrance Day Wordsearch Joy Day Wordsearch

Simple Daily Puzzles

Simple Daily Puzzles Simple Daily Puzzles is a website where you can do lots of different word puzzles, suduko and even solve chess problems. It is a good site to go to if you and your learner enjoy crosswords. Crosswords are available at different levels and there are ‘hint’ and ‘check’ options available. However, a word of caution, there are lots of Ads. If you find this annoying or distracting, it might not be the site for you. http://simplydailypuzzles.com/daily-crossword/

Quill – Featured Activities

Quill – Featured Activities Quill is a website for teachers and students. Their activities help students develop their sentence construction and grammar skills and are designed as supplemental writing exercises that students complete over short, 10 to 15 minute sessions at the beginning or end of a class period. To access all the materials, you need to sign in. But featured articles (in the dropdown menu under Explore Curriculum) are available without signing in. Search for activities suitable for starter, intermediate, advanced or ELL. https://quill.org

Learnhip

Learnhip – Tips and Resources, Puzzles and Games Learnhip is a great website where you can find all sorts of resources and tips for your tutoring session. It has interactive games, puzzles, activities and exercises aimed at learning and teaching English and other subjects online. Contains some great ideas for screen sharing activities in remote tutoring. http://learnhip.com

ReadWorks

ReadWorks ReadWorks is a nonprofit organization with the mission to support the growth of successful, joyful readers. By creating a free educator’s account on this site, you will have access to a library of curated nonfiction and fiction passages, along with reading comprehension and vocabulary supports, text-dependent question sets, teacher guidance, and more! Learners create an account and join the tutors ‘class’. You can assign a learner a reading passage and comprehension questions. Learners can build their own library of reading materials. ReadWorks resources for the teaching and learning of reading comprehension are always fully free for use by both educator and learner. https://about.readworks.org/teacher-guide.html …

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