Welcome to our Volunteer Resources!
Working with Discouraged or Defeated Learners
This article helps us understand why our students act out and how they got to where they are now.
How to Have a Read-Aloud
This video shows how one teacher reads aloud to a group of students. Her techniques and questions can easily be translated into one-on-one reading with a student.
Sight Words/Fry Words
The Fry word list contains 1,000 most used words in writing and reading. As "sight words," or words that students recognize instantly, they help students build on reading fluency.
Interesting Websites and Links
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute
TED talk with the author and other videos.
Rally to Raise Readers
This inspiring Scholastic video will explain the importance of reading.
Videos featuring professional actors reading notable children's books and extending supplemental activities for each book co-developed by an early literacy specialist.
Contact the ReadingPals Team:
ReadingPals staff office hours are 9am-6pm, Monday - Friday. Grant funds do not cover the cost of cell phones. Therefore, we request all communication through our office lines or email and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible during our regular hours. We look forward to hearing from you!
Lake Forest Elementary
Northwest Boys & Girls Club
Woodland Park Boys & Girls Club
Natasha Dure, Club Program Coordinator
SE Rotary Boys & Girls Club
Brian Boatright & Ms. Diane
Caring & Sharing Learning School
Keturah Acevedo & Mr. Peterson
Ms. Mitchell, 21st Century Coordinator