Along with the specific Literacy Day resources I have later in this post, I thought it would be useful to share all my “The Best…” lists related to reading:
- The Best Websites To Help Beginning Readers
- The Best Websites For Beginning Older Readers
- The Best Websites For Intermediate Readers
- The Best Sites To Learn About Street Gangs
- The Best Sites To Teach ELL’s About Libraries
- The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories
- The Best Sites To Help ELL’s Learn Idioms & Slang
- The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn Vocabulary
- The Best Sources For Free & Accessible Printable Books
- The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary
- The Best Online Personality, Career, Political & Just Plain Fun Quizzes
- The Best Sites For Learning About The Winter Season
- The Best Sites For Creating Sentence Scrambles
- The Best Sites For Images Of Fall Foliage (& For Teaching About The Season)
- The Best Sites For Learning About The Spring Season
The Best Sites For Creating Personalized “Newspapers” Online
The Best Collections Of Funny Signs (For Use In English Classes)
My Best Posts On Books: Why They’re Important & How To Help Students Select, Read, Write & Discuss Them
The Best Sites For Learning About The Summer
The Best Places For Students To Learn About…Their Names
The Best Resources Documenting The Effectiveness of Free Voluntary Reading
The Best Articles & Sites For Teachers & Students To Learn About Phonics
A Beginning List Of The Best Folklore & Myth Sites
The Best Sites For Learning About The Alphabet
The Best Fun Videos About Books & Reading
The Best Resources For World Read Aloud Day
- The Best English-Language News Sites With An “Ethnic” Focus — Help Me Identify More
Here are my choices for The Best Resources For World Literacy Day:
I’ll start off with this infographic:
International Literacy Day 2011: Your messages – in pictures is a slideshow from The Guardian. People can submit photos for this year.
Here are some more infographics from UNESCO.
Celebrate International Literacy Day! is a lesson from Read Write Think.
English Lesson Plan on International Literacy Day is from ESL Holiday Lessons.
Here’s an updated infographic from UNESCO (2014):
Project Literacy is a joint effort by many organizations to improve literacy around the world. In addition to many resources on the website, they’ve created this disturbing video:
Additional suggestions are welcome.
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