Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.
Every lesson plan on ReadWriteThinkTM has been aligned not only to the IRA/ NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts but to individual state standards and Common Core State Standards, when applicable.
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Since 2002, ReadWriteThink.org has provided literacy educators with access to an ever-growing collection of free educational materials. This includes hundreds of lesson plans, calendar resources, prints, and interactive tools. The site has consistently been one of the most information-rich literacy resources on the internet. Every lesson plan on ReadWriteThink has always been aligned to the IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts, showing how theory feeds into practice. ReadWriteThink has always had a focus on professional development — helping educators recharge their teaching, learn new techniques and strategies, and connect with other literacy professionals through both online and offline opportunities. ReadWriteThink is able to offer all of this great content because of the literacy experts who write and review for us and are committed to providing our users with the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction.
The content on ReadWriteThink is created by a diverse group of educators who share a passion for literacy learning. Whether they are working in the classroom, the library, or the media lab, our authors all have one thing in common: a passion for literacy learning. Meet them here.
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