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Poetry Reading

Tutor Resources

READ Ottawa Tutor Resource Portal

Learning Circles

Previous recorded learning circles on various topics specific to READ Ottawa.(

Phonic Worksheets & Information
Sources of printable phonic worksheets and information. Different types and levels are available.

Reading Material by Age/Reading Level


Make an account and you will get a book a day. Books also have an audio version.

Tween Tribune
Read current event articles by grade level. Spanish translation available too.


Has printable worksheets/flashcards on many topics.

Flashcards for common sight words.

Mrs. Perkins’ Dolch Words
This site contains many activity sheets with Dolch words.


Reading Rockets

These games require some preparation but are fun and worthwhile.

English as a First Language

ProLiteracy Education Network

Provides online course to tutors as well as techniques and strategies. There are also opportunities for learners to practice skills and prepare for tests.

English as a Second Language


Bogglesworld for ESL

ESL resource with activities for workforce skills, adult ESL activities, and already prepared lesson plans.


English Guide

Resources for learning English, vocabulary, listening, references, grammar, etc.

Picture Dictionary

A picture dictionary with sound.

USA Learns

Has video lessons, activities to learn English speaking, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, writing and grammar. Also has US citizenship and job skills resources.

New to the United States and United States Citizenship

ProLiteracy Education Network

Preparing for United States Citizenship for tutors and learners.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services - Citizenship Resource Center
Has applications, legal resources, study guides and practice tests.

USA Learns Citizenship - U.S. Citizenship Course
A U.S. Citizenship course to help prepare for the citizenship or naturalization interview.

GED Preparation

Union Test Prep

Practice tests, study guides and flash cards.

GED Testing

Official website for the new GED. Provides practice questions and a tutorial for taking the test on a computer.

Driver’s License

ePermit Test

Driver’s license practice test & driver’s education program.

State of Michigan Official Site

Driver’s license and state ID services for non-English speaking or residents with a reading disability.

DMV Practice Tests

This website has a free written practice test from the 2018 Michigan driver handbook.

Teaching Aids

Soft Schools

Math worksheets and games, grammar quizzes, phonics worksheets and games.

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