Resources for Adult Books Written Below 8th Grade Level

The Lincs professioanl development discussion list generated lots of resource sharing regarding adult books written below 8th grade level. Here are some of the resources which were shared.

http://www.townsendpress.com/scholarships.aspx  

 

www.cdlponline.org

 

http://tinyurl.com/3j9ax4w

 

http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php/reading-skills-for-todays-adults

They have stories from level 0,7 – 8.0  They can be printed or the

student can read them on the computer.

 

If you go to LingQ.com you will find over 5,000 English texts, complete with audio, built-in mouse-over dictionary that can be set to the desired language, sorted by difficulty level, and searchable by various criteria.

All are available for free download, although users to have to register.

Just help yourself. www.lingq.com

 

 

Women’s Perspectives: A journal of writing by adult learners, can be downloaded — http://www.litwomen.org/perspectives/index.html

 

My life story with breast cancer:

http://healthliteracy.worlded.org/docs/Mary/introduction.html

 

 

Breast Cancer as I lived it

http://healthliteracy.worlded.org/docs/MScanlon2/index.htm

 

Prisoners of a hard life (Comic)

http://realcostofprisons.org/hardlife.pdf

 

Prisoners of the war on drugs (Comic)

http://www.realcostofprisons.org/materials/comics/war_on_drugs.pdf

 

Hair tips for sisters

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/healthliteracy/practice/sisters-on-the-move/index.html

 

Sisters Together Move More Eat Better, Program Guide http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/sisterstogether/

 

Where there is life, there is hope: Women literacy students and discrimination http://www.nald.ca/CLR/lifehope/cover.htm

 

Behind Closed Doors…: Stories of Survival http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/rwn/publications.htm

 

The Magic of Everyday Moments

http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/early-development/magic-of-everyday-moments.html

 

365/24/7 — Moms on Duty with NO Pay: A Radio Program for International Women’s Day, March 8, 2002, http://www.litwomen.org/learnwrite/RadioBook.pdf

 

How to Feel Good: Learning to Relax and Exercise – An Invitation http://alri.org/feelgood/feelgood.html

 

ALE WIki: http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Learner_Perspectives:_Student_Writing

 

ProLIteracy has a section in the National Gallery of Writing http://galleryofwriting.org/galleries/proliteracy_gallery_adult_learning_and_teaching