OUTSIDE WEBSITES TO SUPPORT LEARNERS

The following websites have features that can also help students with reading and/or writing.

TEXT COMPACTOR

Free online tool to automatically summarize text. This is similar to some of the reading comprehension Chrome extensions, but ANY text (including student work) can be pasted into the site for compacting.

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HEMINGWAY EDITOR

Great online writing editor that color-codes text for any possible problems it discovers. This includes adverbs, passive voice, phrases with simpler alternatives, and sentences that are difficult to read. The site also provides some basic stats for the writing, including grade level readability, and word count.

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ANALYZE MY WRITING

Analyzes basic text statistics, common words and phrases, readability, use of passive voice. Also a feature to create a CLOZE activity from a text.

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SMMRY BOOKMARK

This is a link you add to your bookmarks bar that will summarize the content of any website in one click.

CLICK HERE to access this tool.