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ABC Cards - free download - These are absolutely FANTASTIC..Love these!
Observation is such an important part of being a preschool teacher. This page shows how other teachers have documented the play, and used to shape the curriculum (EMERGENT CURRICULUM in action!)
The importance of documentation, and several examples.
An overview of how literacy is incorporated in the Reggio Emilia Approach.
16 Preschool Name Practice Activities! Great ideas here using a lot of things preschool and homes have (playdough, watercolor,
Kindergarten: Guided Reading - - Step by Step
Owl baby props.....children join in on chorus When Bill says "I want my mommy"
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Create the characters from a favorite story & retell the tale through the stone pieces
The Enormous Turnip story table
Going on a Bear Hunt retelling with nature items.
Very Hungry Caterpillar. Have the children "feed" the canister caterpillar all the felt food while you read the story.
Goldilocks story box play
Rosie's Walk Story Basket
Mr. Gumpy's Outing with props
The Balancing Act by Ellen Stoll Walsh is a delightful informational book that is good for retelling with props. Add this to your science or discovery area after introducing it to children.
Do you love Robert Munsch books as much as I do? Go to his website, www.robertmunsch.com, and listen to him read/tell his stories. What a treat!
Literacy Standards for Preschool Learners: DAP Literacy Concepts/Skills, Instructional Techniques, Readiness
NAEYC article discussing DAP early literacy instruction in preschool. Article found here: www.naeyc.org/...
Washington Learning Systems * Train teachers and parents * Promote early literacy * Build oral language with dialogic reading
Dialogic Reading: An Effective Way to Read to Preschoolers | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets