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Reading Activities and Teaching Resources for Preschool through 8th Grade

Enjoy these free reading resources from eSpark’s growing curriculum library. Featured activities include: framing videos to introduce students to concepts using the principles of explicit instruction; instructional videos to teach the concept in depth using modeling and guided practice; games to support independent practice through a favorite medium; and a variety of interactive stories, poems, and texts to support literacy instruction with a strong balance of fiction and non-fiction options to choose from.

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