Wednesday, August 20, 2003
A Compact for Reading ~ School/Home Links
100 School-Home Links activities for the k to 3 level. The activities are organized by reading and literacy skills appropriate to this grade. Under each specific skill, there are varying numbers of activities to help children develop their ability to read and write.
Tuesday, August 19, 2003
4 Blocks & Story Bits What are Story Bits? Story Bits are concrete memories that children can use to retell and share something they have read or that has been read to them. Teachers must think of what little "bit" of a story would help the children remember what has been read. Some examples follow:
Story Bits ~ the Sequel The last article on using the summer to plan for the inclusion of Story Bits as a connection home stimulated the minds of many creative teachers on the Teachers.net 4-Blocks mailring. This week we'll share with you the many bits teachers have decided to share with kids over the coming year. Besides the memory bits, perhaps you'll also read some new book titles you'll want to check out for your classroom. Many thanks to Susan for her diligence in collecting these bits for this column!
Monday, August 18, 2003
Interactive abc Activity Playful way to master those abc's