Finding Texts for Themed Text Sets
Information Text with Reading Level Help (NC Teachers you can also access these through NC Wise Owl)
Books Information! Find reviews, lesson plans, etc.
Online Texts - Fiction and Nonfiction eBooks
Search the NCSU library catalog or the public library (including the book club kits)
Other NC Wise Owl Information Texts
Quantitative Tools (Lexile, ATOS, etc.)
Rewordify (cut and paste in text to simplify it)
Other "Interesting" Genre Texts
Gapminder is a data visualization tool that can bring global awareness and data literacy into your classroom.
CultureGrams (In WCPSS or if your district has a subscription) Choose any of the editions and go to "Graphs and Tables" to create your own data table. Develop a set of questions based on the comparative data results. Free similar resources -CIA World Factbook
Videos (Discovery Ed if your District/School has a Subscription)
Interesting Graphics/Images: 101 Questions, National Geographic, Interesting Photos, Google Image Search - Filter, AP Images from NC Wise Owl, Culture Grams Slide Shows, NYPL Digital Gallery, Using101 Questions
Primary Sources - via Kathy Schrock's Guide
Award Winners Available through METRC