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Celebrate National Reading Month with FREE Downloadable Resources!

Friday, March 3, 2017 -- Madison Michell

March is National Reading Month, and we want to shine a spotlight on the magical experience that can be unleashed by a good book. But, we know that a love of reading doesn’t happen by accident. Helping your youngest students develop essential reading skills requires a balanced approach; one that incorporates plenty of fun along with all five pillars of reading—phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension—to ensure students become proficient and lifelong readers.

To help celebrate, we’ve pulled a few of our favorite activities from our own 2-in-1 online literacy solution, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress. Download these free reading passages, posters, activities, and worksheets today to build your students’ foundational skills and passion for reading all month long!

Phonemic Awareness

Literacy Skills Worksheet: /d/ sound

Literacy Skills Worksheet: /i/ sound

Phonics

Literacy Skills Worksheet: The Alphabet & Word Families

Literacy Skills Worksheet: Word Families & Reading Simple Sentences

Engaging, individualized practice to build and reinforce foundational literacy skills - start your 4 week FREE trial today and find out why 70,000 teachers love Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress!

Fluency

Running Record & Literacy Skills Activity: Dog Overboard

Classroom Poster: Poetry

Vocabulary

Literacy Skills Worksheet: Compound Words

Literacy Skills Worksheet: Homophones

Comprehension – A Sneak Preview of Resources Coming Soon to Reading Eggspress!

Reading and Literacy Skills Activity: Main Idea (Plus Teacher Answer Key!)

Reading and Literacy Skills Activity: Figurative Language (Plus Teacher Answer Key!)

Looking for additional classroom literacy resources to use this month—and all year long? The downloadable activities included here are just a taste of the fun your students will have exploring the online worlds of reading inside Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress. Sign up for your FREE 4-week trial of Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress today!