Literacy Leader Archives
For the month of May, 2002, the winners are...
or Classroom Website: Palma
Sola Elementary School Reading Workshop Resources provides a wealth
of online tutorials and free practice sheets in many early literacy
and comprehension skills for students in grades K-5. The Writing Workshop
includes some interesting writing prompts and lessons on varied writing
of Reading, Where Kids and Books Come Together, is a central place
for readers to share online their thoughts about good books they've
read or search through the database of entries from students around
the world to locate popular titles or books about a certain topic. It's
an interesting product of collaborative sharing and a great model for
students struggling with writing book reviews.
Rockets, sponsored by the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications
Association (GWETA), provides a comprehensive overview of important
research findings that can help guide instruction for good readers and
Helpful articles summarize current
research and background
research and the bookclub
features a searchable database of award winning books for children.
Storyteller encourages children to contribute their original
stories or read one of the many stories written by children around the
world. Stories are rated on a scale of 1-5 by the online editors and
there are special topic features including original Harry Potter stories.
and Technology Integration: Early
Childhood Technology Literacy Project website was designed as a
resource for parents and teacher to share information gathered and developed
during the project. Training resources, lesson examples, student work,
and many great models of technology integration in early literacy programs
are available here.
Critical Issue: Addressing the Literacy Needs of Emergent and Early
Readers is a great review of the theoretical and research-based
knowledge of child development in general and literacy development in
particular. Audio clips from experienced teachers describe how they
apply these research-based processes with their students. At the end
of the article, goals for educators are identified as well as action
options for taking steps to provide opportunities for children's literacy
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