VAC Literacy Resources
These resources are here to supplement the information given at orientation and lead trainings. While there are games and activities on site, these resources have been made available for volunteers who would like to try new things with their elementary readers and want easy access without the search.
- Tips for Kindergarten
- Tips for First Grade
- Tips for Second Grade
- Tips for Third Grade
- Questions Before, During, and After Reading
Literacy Games and Activities
Reader’s Theatre Scripts: Reader’s Theater Editions are free scripts for reader’s theater (or "reader's theatre") adapted from stories written by Aaron Shepard and others—mostly humor, fantasy, and world tales from a variety of cultures. A full range of reading levels is included, with scripts aimed mostly at ages 8–15.
PBS Offline Resources K-2: Online resources through PBS. Set filter to Offline Activity. There are over 40 pages worth of activities.
PBS Offline Resources 3-5: Online resources through PBS. Set filter to Offline Activity. There are over 15 pages worth of activities.
Fry Sight Words: You can go over the words with your reader and create flashcards to help them learn them. The flashcard templates are available on the website.