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Are You Happy with Your Approach to Handwriting?

March 22, 2017

Learn Proven Strategies from Accomplished Kindergarten Teachers If handwriting skills are not automatic, it interferes with the whole writing process! Good handwriting skills facilitate rigorous Common Core writing standards: Begin instruction working with each child’s name! Have high expectations • Be intentional • Create a sense of urgency: Your name is so important! All kindergarten children […]

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Weekly Focus: Accelerate ABC/Phonics Mastery with Songs, Fingerspelling, Handwriting, and “Heart Words!”

October 13, 2016

Accelerate ABC/Phonics Mastery with Songs Fingerspelling, Handwriting, and “Heart Words!” Preventing reading failure and building the reading and writing brain…

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September Songs and Poems to Begin On

September 2, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages September Songs and Poems to Begin On Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. Sunflower Children Sunflower Children Sunflower children Nod to the sun. Summer is over School has begun.                        Author […]

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September: Illustrated Mother Goose Rhymes

August 31, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages Illustrated Mother Goose Rhymes Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. Click here to download all 16 poetry pages. Receive Our New Weekly Focus High-Impact Strategies to Inspire Your Practice. Free Downloads! Name Email Subscribe See Weekly Focus archive Teacher Resources For […]

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September: Handjives, Coactive Chants and Singing Games

August 31, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages Handjives, Coactive Chants and Singing Games Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar? Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? _______ stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Who, me? Yes, you. Couldn’t […]

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September: Favorite Fingerplays and Action Rhymes

August 31, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages Favorite Fingerplays and Action Rhymes Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. The Eensy Weensy Spider The eensy weensy spider Went up the water spout. Down came the rain And washed the spider out. Out came the sun And dried up all […]

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October Fun: Celebrating The Imagination and Fall Harvest

August 30, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages October Fun: Celebrating The Imagination and Fall Harvest Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. Jack-O-Faces This is Jack-O happy. This is Jack-O sad. Now you see him sleepy. Now you see him mad. This is Jack in small pieces, But in […]

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October: October and Falling Leaves

August 30, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages October and Falling Leaves Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. Leaves are Falling Leaves are falling Falling to the ground. Leaves are falling Falling to the ground. See them gently twirl around Dancing till they reach the ground. Leaves are falling […]

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November Themes of Thankfulness

August 29, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages November Themes of Thankfulness Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. November No green grass No blue sky No bare feet going by No birds No bees No leaves on trees November                   author […]

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December: Welcomes Winter Days and Savors Starry Nights

August 28, 2016

Free Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Pages December: Welcomes Winter Days and Savors Starry Nights Click on the poem title to download an 8.5″ x 11″ PDF version. Jingle Bells Jingle bells, Jingle bells, Jingle all the way. Oh what fun It is to ride In a one horse, Open sleigh.         […]

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