Literacy Websites

1000 Most Common Words in English

See the 1000 most common words of the English language in order of their use.

More than just a dictionary! Use the thesaurus, flashcards, translator and more.

English for Everyone

This site is full of printable English worksheets for comprehension, writing, spelling, punctuation, and more!

Free Rice

Build vocabulary while donating rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.

LearningExpress Library

Resources for adult skill building and practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT and many more. (Stop by the Reference Desk to get a free username and password.)


Create lessons and lesson plans in minutes.

Print Customized Lined Paper

Create paper with line spacing customized for your learner's needs.

Easily make cross-word puzzles, word searches and more.


National literacy organization that helps connect smaller literacy groups. This website is full of useful literacy information.

ProLiteracy Education Network

Free online courses for all levels of literacy instruction, as well as lesson planning and instructional techniques and strategies.

Washtenaw Literacy

Literacy organization that serves Washtenaw County, also responsible for training all current Westland Literacy tutors.

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