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Early Literacy
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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

30 Fun Ways to Learn About Writing

Roberts

Early Literacy

Introduce children to writing through observing, imitating, and playing.

TBP1

Activities for the Spark, Volume 1

Lewman, Fowler

Curriculum, Early Literacy

Curriculum designed around children’s books

CCRR

Activities for the Spark, Volume 2

Lewman, Fowler

Curriculum, Early Literacy

Curriculum designed around children’s books

CCRR

Before the Basics: Creating Conversations with Children

Bos

Early Literacy, Music & Rhymes

Child centered songs, rhymes and activities for language development

L1-2

Best of Dr. Jean: Puppets & Storytime

Feldman

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

More than 100 delightful, skill-building ideas and activities for early learners

SR1

Best of Dr. Jean: Reading & Writing

Feldman

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

More than 100 delightful, skill-building ideas and activities for early learners

SR1

Best-Ever Circle-Time Activities: Language Building

Church

Early Literacy

50 instant & irresistible activities & games that build literacy skills

SR1

Books Don’t Have To Be Flat!

Pike, Mumper

Early Literacy, School Age, Activities

Innovative ways to "publish" children’s writing

SA1

Building Bridges with Multicultural Picture Books: For Children 3-5

Beaty

Literacy, Special Needs

Help children relate to and accept people of varying cultures

CCRR

Children’s Play: The Roots of Reading

Zigler, Singer, Bishop-Josef

Early Literacy, Play & Games

The importance of play in literacy development and more

CCRR

Creating Readers

Schiller

Early Literacy, Rhymes

Over 1000 games, activities, tongue twisters, fingerplays, songs and stories to get kids excited about reading

FCC1

Fee, Fie, Phonemic Awareness

Hohmann

Early Literacy, Preschool

130 prereading activities for preschoolers

SR1

Food for Thought

Hill

Activities, Early Literacy

Literature-based thematic units, including reproducibles for each month of the year

L2-5

Fun Literacy Activities for After-School Programs: Books & Beyond

Edwards, Martinez

Activities, Literacy,  School-Age

Ideas, answers, and explanations to help after-school programs

SA3

Language and Literacy

High/Scope

Preschool, Literacy,

Recognize and support important learning experiences in the classroom, center or home

CCRR

Learning About Compassion

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach compassion

L2-3

Learning About Friendship

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach friendship

L2-3

Learning About Giving

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach giving

L2-3

Learning About Honesty

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach honesty

L2-3

Learning About Perseverance

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach perseverance

L2-3

Learning About Respect

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Suggestions for using children’s stories to teach respect

L2-3

Learning About Responsibility

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach responsibility

L2-3

Learning About Self-Discipline

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach self-discipline

L2-3

Learning Through Play: Language

Miller

Preschool, Activities, Early Literacy, Play

Effectively incorporating play to teach language, activity ideas included

SR1

Learning to Read and Write (small ivory booklet)

NAEYC, IRA

Early Literacy

Joint position statement of NAEYC and IRA on developmentally appropriate practices for young children

CCRR, L2-2

Learning to Read and Write (large green book)

Neuman, Copple, Bredekamp, NAEYC

Early Literacy, Preschool

Research and developmentally appropriate practices for young children

CCRR, FCC1, L2-2

Literacy Play

West, Cox

Early Literacy

Bringing children’s imagination to life while teaching important literacy skills

L2-2

Literacy Through Play

Owocki

Early Literacy

Path for teachers to use playtime to teach children literacy skills

CCRR

Living Classroom, The

Armington, NAEYC

Early Literacy, Preschool

Writing, reading, and beyond; how to bring literacy learning to life

SR1

Make Way for Literacy!

Owocki, NAEYC

Early Literacy

Teaching literacy the way children learn best

SR1

More Story Stretchers

Raines, Canady

Early Literacy

Activities to expand children’s favorite books

L2-2

More Than the ABCs

Schickedanz, NAEYC

Early Literacy, Preschool

Recognizing and supporting the early stages of reading and writing

L2-2

More Than Letters

Moomaw, Hieronymus

Play & Games,Literacy

Dozens of engaging ideas using big books, games and manipultives to enhance literacy skills.

TBP2

New Read-Aloud Handbook, The

Trelease

Early Literacy

Suggestions on how to raise a reader and selecting read-aloud books

L2-2

Phonemic Awareness Activites for Early Reading Success photo

Blevins

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

Easy, playful activities that prepare children for phonics instruction

SR1

Phonemic Awareness: Songs & Rhymes and CD

Blevins

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities, Music

Lively audio CD, reproducible songs and rhyme sheets, and easy lessons that prepare children for phonics instruction

SR1

Picture Book Storytelling

Beaty

Early Literacy

Literature activities for young children, textbook

CCRR

Picture Sorting for Phonemic Awareness

Leber

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities, Games

Reproducible picture cards with hands-on sorting games & activities that get kids ready for reading

SR1

Playing with Print

Bloom

Early Literacy, Preschool

Incorporating print into every part of the day

L2-2, SR1, CCRR

Reading First ~ Reading FUN!

Feldman

Early Literacy

Early literacy learning activities, songs and rhymes

FCC3

Reading Magic

Fox

Early Literacy

How bonding through books and reading aloud changes lives

L2-1, L2-2, CCRR

Reading Right from the Start

Bickart, Dodge

Early Literacy, Partnering with Parents

What parents can do in the first five years to help children become readers and writers

CCRR

Ready, Set, Read!

Feldman

Early Literacy

Hundreds of exciting, skill-appropriate activities

FCC3, SR1

Rhyme & Story Time Snacks

Peterson

Food, Early Literacy, Rhymes

Snack ideas to accompany traditional fairy tales and nursery rhymes

FCC1, IT3

Rhymes and Reasons

Opitz

Early Literacy, Rhymes

Book recommendations for teaching phonological awareness

L2-2

Shake-It-Up Tales!

MacDonald

Early Literacy, Music & Movement

Stories to sing, dance, drum and act out

SA4

Spark Curriculum for Early Childhood

Lewman, Fowler

Curriculum, Early Literacy

Implementation guide for curriculum designed around children’s books

CCRR

Starting Out Right

Burns, Griffin, Snow

Early Literacy

Guide to promoting children’s reading success

L2-2

Story Stretchers

Raines, Canady

Early Literacy

Activities to expand children’s favorite books

L2-2, SR1

Story Stretchers for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

Raines, Miller, Curry-Rood

Early Literacy, Infant/Toddler

Experiences, activities and games for popular children’s books

IT4

Storytelling with Puppets, Props, & Playful Tales

Huff

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

Make stories come alive with activities, puppets and props

SR4

Storytime Theme-a-Saurus

Warren

Early Literacy

Activity ideas to accompany fairy tales

L2-1

Teaching Our Youngest

Head Start Task Force

Early Literacy

Learning and literacy suggestions for young children

SR1, SR3

Teaching Tunes: Basic Concepts with CD

Feldman

Early Literacy, Music

12 delightful songs set to favorite tunes with sing-along mini-books that teach primary concepts and build early literacy

SR1

Teaching Tunes: Early Phonics with CD

Feldman

Early Literacy, Music

12 delightful songs set to favorite tunes with sing-along mini-books that build early literacy skills

SR1

Teaching Tunes: Nursery Rhymes with CD

Feldman

Early Literacy, Music

12 delightful nursery rhyme songs with sing-along mini-books that build early literacy skills

SR1

Teaching With Favorite Kevin Henkes Books

Rhodes

Early Literacy

Creative, skill-building activities for exploring the themes in several popular children's books

SR1

Tell It Again!

Raines, Isbell

Early Literacy

Easy-to-tell stories with activities for young children

L1-2, SR1

Tell It Again! 2

Raines, Isbell

Early Literacy

Easy-to-tell stories with activities for young children

SR1

What You Need to Know When Your Child Is Learning to Read

Wilford

Early Literacy

Information, strategies and reassurance to ensure children’s reading success

SR1

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