Tag Archive: literacy

Read Across America

In the words of Dr. Seuss, “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.”  March 1st, 2013 marks Read Across America Day, the penultimate celebration of the 16 year old program of the National Education Association. Read Across America motivates children and teens to read with creative resources, …

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Kids Reading Ideas

Basketful of Books | Classroom Reading Activities By: Yael Calhoun, co-author of School Volunteer Handbook: A Simple Guide for K-6 Teachers and Parents Here’s a quick way to share reading with any grade, K-6. You can share both picture (K-3) and chapter books (4-6) and use it to introduce a specific theme (examples: multicultural, animals, or seasons). …

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Literacy and Reading

Develop Kids’ Literacy Skills by Discussing Quotes By: Steve Reifman of SteveReifman.com I have always loved discovering new quotes, whether they come from books, song lyrics, politicians, athletes, or people who are not in the public eye. When I became a teacher, I started collecting these sayings, and I have incorporated them into my classroom practice …

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