Microsoft Reader

Use this free reader to create a library of e-books to provide reading supports through spoken text as well as a variety of other study features (annotations, highlighting, dictionary, bookmarks). Can convert any digital text or students' Word documents into an e-book. Cover images can also be added.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
free
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Embedded Resources: 
bookmarks
e-dictionary
highlighting
text notes or tags
Text to Speech: 
reads graphics descriptions
synthesized
Word Prediction: 
reads suggested/selected words
National Reading Panel Standards: 
fluency
Operating Systems: 
Web-based
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Reading: Foundational Skills