Learn to read and write better, for free
This site will help you read with greater understanding and write with more skill.
Our Learning Activities will give you the information and techniques you need to exceed your expectations with a book and a pencil.
It'll be a little easier and faster if you have a teacher to guide you, but you can still improve a lot if you spend some time on your own.
Read the web pages, download and print the full-color documents, and watch the videos. It's all anonymous and free, with no registration required. More lessons and videos are being added all the time!
Improve reading comprehension with Rewordify.com
Rewordify.com changes hard English into easier English, without a dictionary!
The site reduces reading frustration, improves comprehension, and gives people an alternative to dictionaries and their confusing definitions.
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Using context clues to build vocabulary
Learn how to use context clues to figure out what words mean.
Learn what reflective writing is, and how to write a good reflection on what you read or saw.
Describe a bicycle
A great writing activity: describe in detail how a bicycle works! With explanatory video, downloadable & printable packet, and more.
How to express displeasure
Learn how to express how much you dislike something in a way that makes you sound intelligent and educated.
Writing your opinion
Learn the basics of writing your opinion about an issue. Includes tips on organizing your thoughts, pre-writing, and more.
Helping Versus Cheating
Learn the difference between "helping" and "cheating". With video and printable handout.
Learn what plagiarism is. With video and printable color worksheet.
Learn what a sentence is and what it's not. With video and printable color worksheet.