ABCDESK for iOS Language Arts, Reading

Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

ABCDESK is an innovative alphabet and ABC book. It lets teachers and parents create and share learning opportunities for children, helping them to develop their reading and writing skills. Adults can set difficulty levels, add new words, and exchange lessons and resources. Lessons can be downloaded from abcdesk.net and lessons can be created and shared with friends.

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Accelerated Reader (AR) for iOS Reading

Cost: Free For all grade levels

This app works as good as the web-based version.

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Booksy: Learn to Read Platform for K-2 for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

An iPad app that is a learning-to-read platform for children. This version comes with two free books. Additional books are $ .99. The books all have "tap any word" functionality allowing children to tap words they find challenging and hear them read aloud to them.

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Free Books for iOS Arts & Humanities, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free For all grade levels

Over 20,000 classic books, sorted by collections, genre, authors. You could find these books on other websites, but this app is very well organized. You can import you own ebooks as well.

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K12 Timed Reading Practice Lite for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

Students read fluency passages and are timed. Individual students can be entered with reading level. Keeps time and words per minute. Can't track errors or verify students read whole passage if done individually.

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Little Story Maker for iOS Arts & Humanities, Language Arts, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

This app allows students to use photos on an iPad to create a story with pictures and text. Additionally, students can add a narration to the story as well. Parts of the pictures can be clickable with additional narration and text.

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Read Me Stories - Children's books for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

Practice reading anytime, anywhere. A new book is available everyday.

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