Although school is out for summer, students can and should continue reading and learning.  Find below a collection of reading resources that families and students can access to help keep reading skills sharp and avoid the summer slide.

Resources for Summer Reading

King County Library

http://kingscountylibrary.org/children

Newsela

https://newsela.com/articles/#/rule/latest

YouTube Animated Books

Animated stories for children, with English subtitles. There are also stories in Spanish. The subscription is free.

http://www.youtube.com/user/bookboxinc

Kids Audio Books

Many children’s story books to read and radio stories to listen to.

http://www.kidsaudiobooks.co.uk/complete_list.htm

ECB.org Student Reading

Reading website that requires a log-in.

http://reading.ecb.org/student/index.html

Storyline Online

Actors read children’s books aloud, students see the pictures from the books as they are being read.

http://www.storylineonline.net/

Starfall

Stories to read and listen to, phonics exercises, very friendly and appealing to primary grades and young children.

http://www.starfall.com

Read. Write. Think.

Activites, projects, games, tools, printed stories, and podcasts for all grades, K-5.

http://www.readwritethink.org

NGExplorer (National Geographic Explorer)

Magazine articles for kids with pictures and audio.

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/moreissues.html

SCHOLASTIC SUMMER READING

https://www.scholastic.com/summer/home

EPIC

https://www.getepic.com

What to Read Next Suggester

http://www.yournextread.com

Emily Arrow

http://www.emilyarrow.com/videos

INTERACTIVE AESOP’S FABLES

http://www.read.gov/aesop/

PEBBLE GO

https://www.pebblego.com

Login: enatai    Password: books

Tumblebook Library

http://www.tumblebooklibrary.com

Login: enatai    Password: books

Books Should Be Free Children’s Genre

Free audio books for children and teens. Includes classic stories, literature, history and non-fiction.

http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/genre/Children

Learner.org Interactive Spelling

Practice spelling words in English by listening to a story and filling in the words. For grades 1 through 12.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/spelling/index.html

English Central for Young Learners

Videos, stories, games, academic English, and pronunciation skill-building. Some videos are from businesses and organizations.

http://www.englishcentral.com/videos#!/index/6-young-learners

GCF Learn Free

English vocabulary and reading, taught in your language using pictures, sounds, sentences and videos.

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/learnenglish

ESL Lab

Listening practice, vocabulary, quizzes, and language learning tips for teenage and adult students.

http://www.esl-lab.com

Reading Bear

Reading Bear is a fun way to learn to read. Reading Bear teaches over 1,200 vocabulary items. The 50 presentations cover all the main phonics rules. Sounds are highlighted as they are pronounced.

http://www.readingbear.org/

PBS Kids

http://pbskids.org/games/reading

READING ROCKETS

http://www.readingrockets.org/audience/parents

UNITE FOR LITERACY

http://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Book Seer

http://bookseer.com

Storynory

http://www.storynory.com