8 Useful Literacy Resources in Honor of National Youth Literacy Day

August 26th is National Youth Literacy Day! How will you and your students be celebrating?

If you or your students want to celebrate the day and have a little fun, our friends at 826 National have some cool writing projects for every day leading up to August 26th. They publish their favorite entries on their website daily, so head over to their writing website to read, write, and be inspired!

If you’d like to get your students more involved in reading and writing, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of our most beloved literacy titles:

Reading Without Limits: Teaching Strategies to Build Independent Reading for Life (2013) — 9781118472156






The Literacy Cookbook: A Practical Guide to Effective Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Introduction (2012) — 9781118288160






Common Core Curriculum Maps in English Language Arts, grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12 (2011)






Don’t Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 5 to 12) (2011) — 9781118024317






Don’t Forget to Write for the Secondary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 11 and Up) (2011) — 9781118024324






The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child (2009) — 9780470372272






Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms, 2nd Edition (2012) — 9780470608319






Whole Novels for the Whole Class: A Student-Centered Approach (2013) –  9781118526507 [Coming soon!]






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