Literacy Resources

National Literacy Organizations

ProLiteracy

www.proliteracy.org

Local Literacy Organizations

Ontario County

Literacy Volunteers of Ontario County
208 S. Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
phone: (585) 396-1686 or 1-888-546-5862
e-mail: info@literacyvoc.org
www.literacyvoc.org

Wayne County

Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County
12 Canal Street
Lyons, NY 14489
(315) 946-5333
e-mail: lvwayne@rochester.rr.com
www.lvwayne.org
www.onlinetutortraining.org

Wyoming County

Literacy West NY, Inc. (serving Wyoming County)
5455 State Route 19 North
Belmont, NY 14813
phone: (888) 548-9378
www.Litwest.org

Livingston County

Literacy Volunteers of Livingston County
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481
Phone: (585) 658-7970
Email: lvalc@gvboces.org
www.literacylivingston.org


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

www.uscis.gov

Literacy Volunteers of Westchester County U.S. Civics for Immigrants

www.civicsforimmigrants.org

JobNow: Adult Learning Center

alc.brainfuse.com/alc/citizenship.asp
Study for the citizenship test, consult online tutors, and take practice tests.

English as a Second Language Flashcards

www.eslflashcards.com

Practice Listening and Speaking English

www.eslfast.com

Online Course for Learning English

www.usalearns.org

Daily Stories Are Featured with Audio, Text and Tests

www.elllo.org

Topical News and Audio Geared for English Learners

www.voanews.com/specialenglish

Use Popular Videos and Commercials to Learn English

en.yappr.com

Grammar, Reading and Literacy Practice

Cat and Mouse a fun game to learn prepositions

www.tcet.com/eaonline/FlashedESL/CatsMX.swf

Grammar practice

www.tcet.com/eaonline/GrammarCentral

English Language lessons, practice exercises, and basic writing skills

web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone

Select a Variety of Word Games to Practice Skills

project-read.com

Vocabulary games, crosswords and word finds

www.vocabulary.co.il

Put parts of words together to create new words

www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Games/mag/spelling.html

Worksheets, games and interactive exercises

www.literacytools.ie

Variety of interactive skill games for grammar, math, writing and vocabulary

www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise

Phonics

www.foniks.org

Stories on General Topics

www.thewclc.ca/edge

Lessons and Materials to Use with Students

www.readwritethink.org/student_mat

Reading Skill Tests for basic forms, evaluate reading skills, flash cards, calendar exercises

http://www.mcedservices.com/PDFs.html

Visual stories, text and quizzes

www2.actden.com/writ_den

Online Tutor Training Available via Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County

Pioneer Library System has partnered with Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County to offer an online tutor training course using library materials. To learn more about tutor training options check out lvwayne.org/tutor.html or to enroll in distance learning check out www.onlinetutortraining.org/.


The online training is specific to Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County please contact your county's literacy volunteer office for local training classes and schedules.


Health Information

healthliteracy.worlded.org

Trustworthy, up-to-date health information for the Rochester region provided by local medical, public, and school librarians.

www.cliconhealth.org

Libraries

Public Libraries in Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming and Livingston Counties

owwl.org

Newspapers and Radio

Links to US and international newspapers, radio, TV and magazines

www.newslink.org
www.onlinenewspapers.com

Handwriting

Life Skills

www.gcflearnfree.org

Easy to follow visuals show parts of a newspaper and day to day activities

www.tv411.org/index.shtml

Math

Math Skill Building Games

www.aplusmath.com

Math practice basic to complex. Worksheets and interactive

www.aaamath.com

Spelling

Spelling exercises and interactive worksheets

www.aaaspell.com/

Writing

Sentence writing and structure worksheets

www.k12reader.com/subject/sentence-structure

Dictionary

Picture version of a Dictionary

www.pdictionary.com

Listening Exercises

Adult phonics programs and stories to evaluate listening skills.

www.mcedservices.com/online.html

Worksheets

For telling time, word scrambles, match-ups, understanding currency etc.

www.theteacherscorner.net/printable-worksheets