Tutor Toolbox

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Below are some resources for PAR tutors. If you need additional support with lesson planning or other recommended resources, please contact your Literacy Program Specialist.

Log Volunteer Hours

Tutoring Strategies

Curriculum and Supplemental Material

  • PAR CORE Lesson Plan
  • PAR Wilson Lesson Plan
  • News For You - A weekly newspaper written for adult learners with puzzles, vocabulary definitions, and a teacher’s guide. Password required for online access. Ask PAR staff for the password. Paper copies are also available from the PAR office.
  • CommonLit - Short stories organized by reading level with teacher guides and activities.
  • The Change Agent - Magazine for adult educators and learners.

Engaging Tools for Tutoring

  • Kahoot - Create fun quiz games to accompany your lessons. Tutor needs an account to make quiz games.
  • Puzzlemaker - Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more using your own word lists.
  • Quizlet - Flashcard maker.
  • Teacher's Corner - Worksheet maker.

Documents and Forms