Educator Resources

Welcome, educators and parents. We're glad you're here! We've compiled a number of online resources that can be used in the classroom or from home. You'll find links to classroom activities and posters, teacher guides, information about Orca's digital products, as well as details about Orca's wide range of series and levelling methods.

Are you looking for customized resources, such as ebook bundles or other digital products? Curious about classroom licenses for individual ebooks? Please contact us at 1-800-210-5277 or digital@orcabook.com to discuss your school's needs.


ACCESSIBLE BOOKS


Orca is pleased to offer a range of digital products to meet the needs of readers and educators and ensure our books are accessible to as many readers as possible. Learn more about Orca ebooks and digital subscriptions.

 

AUXILIARY RESOURCES


Download classroom activities, posters and additional resources to share with your students.

Many titles in the Orca Currents, Orca Soundings, Orca Sports and Rapid Reads series have professionally written teacher guides/reading guides. If a guide has been created, it will be available on the book's webpage, under the Resources tab.

 

ORCA SERIES


Orca Two Read Books is a series of phonics stories for children ages 6–9, designed especially for children who are learning to read with a language-learning challenge such as dyslexia or with English as an additional language. Visit orcatworead.com for additional resources and activities.

For younger readers and their families, the Lucy Tries Sports website comes with fun games and activities. Help Lucy find her favorite sports terms in a word search, solve a long-vowel crossword puzzle, match letters and sounds, navigate a short-track maze, draw Lucy with a dot-to-dot and more.

 

READING LEVELS


Orca provides reading levels for the majority of its titles, using a range of leveling systems, including the Fry Method, Lexiles, Guided Reading/Fountas & Pinnell and ATOS for Books/AR#. Learn more about our levelling systems and download a spreadsheet of reading levels for Orca titles.