Adult Literacy Resources

Resources for Libraries

National Literacy Directory

nationalliteracydirectory.org
Find a literacy program near you.

ProLiteracy

proliteracy.org
The world's largest organization of adult basic education and literacy programs.

New Readers Press

newreaderspress.com
The publishing division of ProLiteracy. This is a great place to order adult literacy materials like reading workbooks, writing guides, spelling tools, easy novels, GED preparation, ESL materials, the weekly publication News for You (a special newspaper written just for Adult Learners) and much more!

ProLiteracy Education Network

proliteracyednet.org
Free online courses for all levels of literacy instruction, as well as lesson planning and instructional techniques and strategies.

California Library Literacy Services

libraryliteracy.org/
California has 97 libraries that offer literacy services to their patrons! The CLLS website is full of useful resources (including ideas about volunteer recruitment) for libraries working with adult learners.


Resources for Working with Adult Learners

GCFLearnFree.org

http://www.gcflearnfree.org
Completely free online tutorials and videos for adults on reading, math and technology

Free Rice

freerice.com
Build vocabulary while donating rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.

1000 Most Common Words in English

esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/bl1000_list1.htm
See the 1000 most common words of the English language in order of their use.

Azargrammar.com

azargrammar.com
Find worksheets, activities, and vocabulary at various levels to learn English grammar.

English for Everyone

englishforeveryone.org
This site is full of printable English worksheets for comprehension, writing, spelling, punctuation, and more!

Lessonwriter

lessonwriter.com
Create lessons and lesson plans in minutes.

Mingoville

usefoundation.org/learnenglish
Free interactive English language lessons.

Print Customized Lined Paper

incompetech.com/graphpaper/lined
Create paper with line spacing customized for your learner's needs.

Puzzlemaker.com

puzzlemaker.com
Easily make cross-word puzzles, word searches and more.