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Literacy Resources

Lessons and Activities

The following resources provide lesson plans and student activities for literacy.

ReadWriteThink provides peer reviewed literacy lesson plans and student interactives for EC-12.    

Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) provides research-based activities for Pre-K-5 students in the areas of phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.

Recommended Websites and Blogs

We Need Diverse Books is a website to assist educators in finding diverse books to use in the classroom.

The Nerdy Book Club provides book suggestions for all grade levels.

Colby Sharp shares book recommendations

Twitter Suggestions

The following people on Twitter share teaching and book ideas: 

  • @uhclliteracy 
  • @regieroutman
  • @pernilleripp
  • @GeorgiaHeard1
  • @KellyGToGo
  • @Donalynbooks
  • @colbysharp

Professional Organizations




  • Texas Journal of Literacy Education
  • The Reading Teacher
  • Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
  • English in Texas
  • Language Arts
  • Voices from the Middle


  • College of Education

    Phone: 281-283-3600

    Bayou Building 1237
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 517
    Houston, TX 77058-1002