Text2Reader is a monthly stand-alone resource for grades
6 to 8 English Language Arts teachers tied directly to the
British Columbia Language Arts Prescribed Learning Outcomes.
Created by teachers for teachers, Text2Reader pairs
high-quality reading selections from award-winning books
with engaging activities to help students make meaning from
what they read.
In partnership with LearnNowBC, ORCA Book Publishers is offering a 1-year Text2Reader subscription at a discounted price of $99.
- easy-to-use, teacher-created comprehension exercises, reading and writing activities, assessments and opportunities for enrichment—all directly tied to ELA learning outcomes;
- Readers Theater scripts;
- Digital Nation - a feature article with accompanying activities based on current issues on the online world;
- External links and resources;
- Access to all past issues and more.
Text2Reader gives teachers peace of mind that, over the course of the school year, they have covered the entire middle-school ELA curriculum in a way that fully engages their students' interest. For time-strapped teachers,
Text2Reader is an efficient, engaging way to get your students reading, writing, thinking and presenting about issues that matter to them. In every issue, we offer fun activities and plenty of choice so students can pursue what interests them most.
Developed in consultation with literacy experts, education technology leaders, curriculum specialists and classroom teachers,
Text2Reader is created by educators with decades of experience in working with middle-school-aged children of varying developmental and educational abilities. Additionally, a number of the resources contained within
Text2Reader have been approved for use in BC Classrooms by ERAC.
The annual subscription includes all back issues, readers' theater scripts, Prescribed Learning Outcomes and additional content to extend learning opportunities. Resource Links magazine called
Text2Reader a "Best of 2011 Professional Resource".
Download a FREE sample month...on us!
If you are not yet a Text2Reader subscriber, we are offering a complete recent issue for free download.
This free issue includes all content, complete with passages, activities, assessments, Readers Theater and suggested resources.