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If you’re looking for practical instructional ideas, you’re in the right place. offers classroom-tested lesson plans providing ready resources for educators working with students aged from PreK to high school.

Explore the lessons, student interactives, calendar activities, strategy guides, podcasts, mobile apps, videos, and parent & afterschool resources to find the literacy resources you need.

Focus on Text Complexity
Explore the many lesson plans and strategy guides available on text complexity!

Focus on Teaching Nonfiction and Informational Texts
Explore the many lesson plans for teaching content-rich nonfiction and informational texts! 

Focus on Literacy as a Shared Responsibility
Explore the many lesson plans and strategy guides available on teaching literacy across the disciplines!  

Focus on Using Evidence to Inform Practice
Explore the many lesson plans and strategy guides available on using evidence to inform practice!  


Support Literacy Learners this Summer

Looking for additional summer-themed activities?

Check out the Bright Ideas section of The Support Literacy Learning All Year Long handout can also be shared with parents, families, and others interested in learning outside of the classroom.

Use these teaching strategies, professional readings, and book lists for additional summer learning.

Read a more personal take on summer learning and see what others are doing, in the online Council Chronicle article "Keeping Kids Engaged with Resources from and Other Summer Learning Sites."

Back to School Ideas

The school bells are ringing, classrooms are buzzing, and we're off on this year's adventure with a new group of students. NCTE has resources, lesson plans, and activities to support you now and throughout the year. Explore these strategies and resources today!

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