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Primary reading app/website

Discussion in 'Primary' started by missb87, Sep 24, 2020.

  1. missb87

    missb87 New commenter

    Hello,

    Due to the current situation, our school library is closed (to avoid contamination) and all books have to be quarantined for a week after a child has read them. This is leading to a severe lack of reading materials for the children to read at home!

    The Year 4, 5 and 6 children are using Fiction Express which is working out well so far. However, we are looking for a website or iPad app which the KS1 and Year 3 children could read on at home.
    Does anyone have any recommendations? A free one would be great but we would also be willing to pay for one that we feel is worth it.

    Any recommendations would be greatly received! Thanks in advance!
     
  2. DesiPaddy

    DesiPaddy New commenter

  3. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    Oxford Owl is fab
     
  4. eleanorms

    eleanorms Occasional commenter

    We use Bug Club as well. It isn't too expensive, and the children like it. Dead easy to use and check progress etc.
     
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  5. vannie

    vannie Star commenter

    We use Reading Buddy
     
  6. missb87

    missb87 New commenter

    Thank you all! I am just looking at bug club and reading buddy now.
     
  7. DFC

    DFC New commenter

    Reading Plus
     
  8. Waiguoren

    Waiguoren Occasional commenter

    I've used Oxford Owl myself, and can thoroughly recommend it.

    Also, readtheory.org is terrific. It's a comprehension website, full of short, interesting fiction and nonfiction article. Read, answer questions, move up or down if you get a very high or very low score, have fun levelling up and building up points.
    Also, it's completely free!

    Here are some more good reading links:
    http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SimpleSearchCategory?ilang=English
    https://www.storynory.com/
    https://reading.ecb.org/student/entry.html
     

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