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K-1 News Stories: Growing Young Writers

October 16, 2023

News stories give students choice of writing topics. They find their voice and create stories about what is most important in their lives. There are few things more satisfying for a young writer than creating something that reflects their feelings and experiences.

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Begin Your Kindergarten Year with 10 Memorable Traditions

August 7, 2023

We begin the year with Mother Goose Rhymes to effortlessly give children the rhythm and sounds of the English language and to introduce them to “Just Right: I Can Read!” Little Books which they can use during “Read to Self” Time. Marie Clay’s research reminds us that “Rhymers are readers.” Using classic Mother Goose little books is a research-based approach to simultaneously build phonemic awareness, oral language fluency, reading skills, and delight!

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Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in Kindergarten

March 27, 2023

Part 1 features miniature 8 MONTHLY collections PLUS Literacy and
Sciencing poems, songs, and rhymes!

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Poetry and Weather Connections

March 14, 2023

“Poetry is a rhythmical piece of writing that leaves the reader feeling that life is a little richer than before, a little more full of wonder, beauty, or just plain delight.” – Eileen Fisher The Earth Is Wet: Celebrate Every Season with Poetry The Earth Is Wet The earth is wet. The sky is gray. […]

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Social Emotional Skills and Language are the Foundation for Quality Schools

Social Emotional Skills and Language Are the Foundation for Quality Schools

February 28, 2023

Part 1 features miniature 8 MONTHLY collections PLUS Literacy and
Sciencing poems, songs, and rhymes!

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Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Double Bonus

April 12, 2022

Part 1 features miniature 8 MONTHLY collections PLUS Literacy and
Sciencing poems, songs, and rhymes!

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February Poetry Notebook Freebie

January 18, 2022

February Poetry Notebook Freebie. Themes of Love and Friendship All Year Long

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Enlarge the Print of Favorite Songs, Poems, and Rhymes

December 7, 2021

Give Each Child a Copy for Their “I Can Read” Poetry Notebooks
Students develop phonemic awareness, concepts of print, oral language, and reading
fluency as a part of memorizing familiar well-crafted poetic words!

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