Making literacy easy for everyone, one person at a time



Welcome to Easy Literacy! This website is designed to
help teachers, parents, and students in the
development of reading and writing skills.


Quick Links to Navigate This Website















BCC Course Information and Support

Provides information on pre-college reading and English courses. Course descriptions, course schedules, expectations, and other information provided. PowerPoints assist in acquiring skills to assist students throughout their college careers and into their professional careers.



Amistad Grant
Lesson Plans and
Information


Provides titles and lesson plans of exemplary African-American children's literature. Also offers information on the importance of ethnic diversity in instruction and supplies links to websites to assist in discussing the dangers of stereotypes and the importance of respect for and development of ethnic respect and pride.



PowerPoints for Reading
and Writing Instruction



PowerPoints organized to assist in instruction of elementary, middle school, and high school/college students. Also offers PowerPoints for professional development of educators.



Quotable Quotes for
Writing Inspiration



Quotes organized by definition/topic, African-Americans, Latinos, Dr. Seussisms, Comical, Inspiration, Wisdom, and Quotes for Kids. Quotes can be used to inspire writing, provide openings for essays, or to develop inferential reading skills. Furthermore, in "Quotes for Kids," there is a section designed to provide quotes that are appropriate for a "Response to a Quote Writing Prompt."



Help with Reading Comprehension


Presents lessons and assistance in developing comprehension skills and strategies for students and teachers, grades kindergarten through college.



Writing Scholarship
Essays

Instructs high school and college students on specific strategies needed to write winning scholarships essays. Offers suggestions on locating scholarships and meeting scholarship requirements.



Excellent Websites for
Literacy Development

Other exemplary websites for developing literacy skills are annotated with direct links provided.


Developing Writing Skills
and Strategies


Currently under construction.


Understanding Literary Analysis:
PowerPoints and notes on various ways to read a literary work.




H1N1 School Closing Ideas:
Literacy Activities to Keep Them Learning


Helps teachers plan for extended school closing due to a flu outbreak, and helps parents keep them busy and engaged so the extended stay home is more bearable!









Seven Keys to Comprehension:

(As discussed by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins
in 7 Keys to Comprehension)





Click on the links below to navigate within this website:




Easy Literacy Home

BCC Course Information and Support

Quotable Quotes for Writing Inspiration

Power Points for Reading and Writing Instruction

Amistad Grant Lesson Plans and Information

Help With Reading Comprehension

Writing Scholarship Essays



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