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World Book Discover screenshotWorld Book Discover offers engaging reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

The collection includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, and interactive video to draw students into curriculum-related topics and subjects relevant to older students.

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Key features include:

• Easy-to-read articles on topics of interest to middle- and high-school students that include reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts

• An uncluttered interface, easy-to-understand content, and useful activities

• Automated translations into 30 languages

• Text-to-speech feature that allows students to hear text read aloud, increasing accessibility and comprehension

• Timeline and citation builders

• Individual accounts that allow students to save their research

• A section on life skills helps students negotiate financial, health, and housing issues

• World Book Explains, a video series that features World Book editors and expert partners answering students’ questions on various topics

• Correlations to state and provincial curriculum and achievement standards

 

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