About Us

The non-profit ReadWorks is committed to solving the nation's reading comprehension crisis by giving teachers the research-proven tools and support they need to improve the academic achievement of their students.

ReadWorks provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly.

The ReadWorks curriculum is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the standards of all 50 states. Most importantly, ReadWorks is faithful to the most effective research-proven instructional practices in reading comprehension.

View our most recent Performance Update to learn more about ReadWorks.

You too can help solve the reading comprehension crisis.

  • Please Share ReadWorks with your colleagues and friends. It's free.
  • Please Donate to ReadWorks to help us improve and expand our lessons and training for teachers.

Thank you for your consideration.

“This site is almost too good to be true. Finding strong lessons and passages to go with them is going to make my teaching so much more meaningful.”

– 6th Grade Teacher, OK

"I often guide both instructional coaches and teachers to the ReadWorks site as a resource for lesson and unit planning, close reading, and meaningful comprehension strategy experiences."

– District Literacy Coach, TN

"This website is spectacular! Thank you so much for creating it. I am looking forward to using these materials to help my students set and reach higher goals in reading success."

– 5th Grade Teacher, NJ

Performance Update

View our most recent Performance Update to learn more about ReadWorks.