Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl is yet another online resource for parents and teachers. Like Scholastic, Oxford Owl has a kids section too! 

Topics specific to helping struggling readers can be found at: 



Free eBooks

One of the very best features of Oxford Owl is the collection of free eBooks. There are 250 free eBooks to choose from, and all are tablet compatible. We know struggling readers need to be read to and practice reading a lot. What better way to supplement a library and add diversity than with free eBooks! 


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Kids' Barn - Print Out and Play 

Another neat resource on Oxford Owl are the Print Out and Play activity sheets. These free activity sheets have three levels of difficulty and supplement popular children's books. Extended activities help parents continue the conversation about books with their children and provide an easy way to make reading fun. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-site/kids-barn/print-and-play​




Expert Help - Phonics Made Easy 

Among the many issues a child may be encountering when reading, one issue may be phonics. Phonics can be challenging for parents that were not taught to read with phonics. This Expert Help section provides videos, articles, and tips for helping students with phonics. One especially useful tool is the "Say the Sounds" generator. When teaching phonics it is crucial that the correct sounds are taught, and this tool can help provide the means to do so with confidence.  https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/phonics-made-easy/​

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Explore the rest of Oxford Owl at https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/expert-help/helping-struggling-readers