Reading First

Read To Learn
Read to Learn offers reading instruction to functionally illiterate and limited English-proficient adults. Trained volunteer tutors work one-to-one and in small groups with adult students to improve reading, writing, and basic skills. Professional site supervisors direct student assessment and evaluation as well as develop individualized lessons. Vocabulary development, word analysis, reading comprehension, and practical writing skills are incorporated into the lesson content.
Just Read, Florida
Florida's goal is for all students in the state to be able to read on grade level or higher throughout their school years by 2012.
Just Read, Families
This site offers reading lists, library links, and many suggestions for making reading an important family activity.
FCAT 4th Grade Reading: A Staff Development Tool
FCAT 4th Grade Reading: A Staff Development Tool is a program designed to help teachers prepare students for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The site includes teaching strategies, rubric scoring, references, and nine practice FCAT tests.
FCAT 8th Grade Reading: A Staff Development Tool
FCAT 8th Grade Reading: A Staff Development Tool is a program designed to help teachers prepare students for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The site includes resources, activities, and three practice tests on Mary McLead Bethune, mushrooms, and Ben Franklin.
FCAT 10th Grade Reading: A Staff Development Tool
This program is designed to help teachers prepare students for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. This program includes three practice activities, four sample tests, teaching strategies, and related websites.
Exploring Florida: Then and Now
Exploring Florida: Then and Now contains over 70 FCAT-like reading passages along with related questions, reading strategies, teacher notes, and student activity sheets. Select the PDF versions for easy-to-print classroom materials.
Sunshine State Young Readers
The Sunshine State Young Readers Award Program is jointly sponsored by FAME and the Florida Department of Education.