- Adaptation-Knowledge-Based.pdf (content reading 1-2)
Adaptation of a Knowledge-Based Instructional Intervention to Accelerate Student Learning in Science and Early Literacy in Grades 1-2 Michael R. Vitale, East Carolina University Nancy R. Romance, Florida Atlantic University
- Carl's Corner.htm
This website provides numerous literacy activities for students to complete. It is a tool for teachers to use to find book links, writing activities, assessment ideas, literacy stations, poems, mini books and much much more. All the materials are already pre-made and come with an explanation on how to use them. This site it gear to teacher who teach pre-k – 3rd grade. There are also literacy ESL materials on the site as well as Spanish materials. Rec by Janet Peters.
- Learn to Read at Starfall - teaching comprehension and phonics MUST SEE
The Starfall learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service. If you are teaching emergent readers, this is a very valuable site. It provides options for K-1 students that they can use independently or with a partner.
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- Teaching Diverse Learners -- Reading: Grades K - 3
LAB AT BROWN offers specific suggestions for teaching emergent literacy to ELLs
- | LeapDesk™ Workstation Product Overview
Product for purchase. (I can not attest to it's quality but it may be helpful for centers for ememergent readers during guided reading. Jeanette) Product claim, "Students learning letter names, letter sounds, and phonemic awareness skills are motivated through sight, touch, and sound with the LeapDesk workstation. Teachers assess students and create detailed reports to demonstrate progress."
The LeapDesk multisensory workstation uses sight, sound and touch to teach phonemic awareness and phonics skills to PreK-Grade 2 students. And because students can work independently, it allows teachers to customize lessons and achieve better success.
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- Basic Tools for Beginning Writers
From gripping a pencil to creating legible, coherent text, Basic Tools for Beginning Writers by Betty Schultze shows teachers how to incorporate essential skills into everyday routines such as the morning message and learning centers. Includes 15 in-depth lessons and reproducible forms & assessment checklists throughout.
- Big Ideas in Beginning Reading
This website is designed to provide information, technology, and resources to teachers, administrators, and parents across the country. Big Ideas in Beginning Reading focuses on the five BIG IDEAS of early literacy: phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, fluency with text, vocabulary, and comprehension.
- Free Games To Improve Your Child's Reading and Math Skills!
Award winning games proven to increase your child's readingand math skills! Great for pre-readers and readers who want to get better Over 250,000 families have used it! Proven results that will increase your child's performance in school!100% Spyware Free!
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- Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words to ELLs
Scroll down to that section for several ideas.
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- iKnowthat.com Learning Skills for Life
Online Multimedia Educational Games for Kids in Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary Grades: Advertisements unless you pay the subscription fee.
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This site gives access to some good free activities for students and then a subscription is necessary to access the complete collection of games and activities. •Divided by grades PreK-K, 1-3, 4-6, and 7+ •Games—ABCs, 123s, geography, history, language arts, math, phonics, reading, science, shape/color,spelling, time/money, and other •The directions are spoken and can be repeated by clicking on the speaker icon.•The graphics and sound effects are engaging. Rec. by Kristi Mulheim
LearningPlanet.com provides a treasure-chest of fun learning activities, educational games, printable worksheets, and powerful tools designed for homeschool, family, and classroom use. (math, reading, phonics, language, problem solving, grammar)
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- Preschool Academy: A portal to online resources for preschool students, teachers, and parents.
A one-stop portal to online resources for preschool students, parents, and teachers maintained by Davney Dell.
- Reading Rockets : Reading 101: What You Should Know About Teaching Reading
Teaching reading is a hugely complicated task. So much so that researcher Louisa Moats ended up entitling her influential article "Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science." This site provides a FREE online course on teaching reading with video clips to model practices.
- Readinga A-Z (30 Free downloadable books)
Subscription site This site has leveled reading booklets as well as assessments and guided reading lessons. The levels are non fiction as well as fiction and covers all content areas language arts, as well as social studies and math. They have additional vocabulary worksheets and curriculums but at an additional cost. It is $29.95 for a single teacher for a year. They also have a district rate. Rec. by Camille Martha
- Repeated Interactive Read-Alouds in Preschool and Kindergarten
From Reading Rockets By: Cheryl K. Iannucci (2007) Research has demonstrated that the most effective read-alouds are those where children are actively involved asking and answering questions and making predictions, rather than passively listening. This article describes in detail a technique for a three-step interactive read-aloud using sophisticated storybooks.
- Sight Words, Early Learning, Dolch Word List, Literacy, Kindergarten - Educational Quizzes
Quiz-tree provides exercises that can help your children master Dolch Word List and have some fun too. The exercises are simple and it takes just a few seconds to learn how to use them. When the exercise starts, the student will hear one of the Sight Words followed by interactive activities. Caution. Be sure ELLs are not practicing words they don't understand.
- The Reading Genie
Dr. Bruce Murray—the Reading Genie—an associate professor of Reading Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Auburn University. Actually,provides multiple strategies for emergent reading
- The Reading Lady
Laura created Readinglady.com to provide support to teachers throughout the country. (Not ESL specific) There are many free resources housed here, along with discussion groups. See Mosaic Tools and Resources! See their PowerPoints. Literacy Garden is GREAT.
- The School Bell
Gursky, Kathy. Developed by a first grade teacher who retired in June 2007 after a 32 year teaching career. Contains excellent resources for early literacy plus month by month links and links for themes from A to Z. The links for content areas from A to Z would be useful for all grade levels. My favorite resources for early literacy on this site are Be a Word Detective and Dolch Word Kit featured on the home page. Be a Word Detective activities contextualize word study by using words from street signs in the school neighborhood. The Dolch Word Kit features games that would appeal to intermediate students as well as younger students. The Battleship game cards are ready to print to use with your students. Students can also practice Dolch words onlin
- What's Next for this Beginning Writer?
Janine Reid and Betty Shultze with Ulla Petersen Mini-Lessons that Take Writing from Scribbles to Script Review entire book online. Filled with real examples from K-2 students and lots of modeling.
Stenhouse books and videos help K-12 teachers deepen their professional knowledge and build their students' skills as readers, writers, and thinkers.
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