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anything and everything related to kids' literacy learning: identifying abc's, alphabet learning, pre-reading, reading comprehension skills & strategies, pre-writing, writing, and books | pins from amy mascott, former high school English teacher, current reading specialist & literacy consultant


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Great list of books for preschool classrooms. Alphabet books, counting books, and other books to use for all your lessons. Great ECE resource.

58 Books Every Preschool Class MUST have - No Time For Flash Cards

questioning to improve reading comprehension. . . in a sneaky, anyone-can-do-it kind of way | great for read-alouds

quick, sneaky questioning to improve reading comprehension - teach mama

Which Classic Book Would You Most Like to Revisit?

Which Classic Book Would You Most Like to Revisit?

10 Family Favorite #Easter Books Easter books are a perfect addition to baskets this year! | for @Scholastic

10 Family Favorite Easter Books

Word building

Spelling With Nuts & Bolts - No Time For Flash Cards

Alphabet Game 5 in a Row. This is a fun alphabet game for preschool children. It is a learning activity that works on letter recognition or identification and letter sounds. It is also requires high order thinking skills.

Alphabet Activities: 5 Letters in a Row - Mom Inspired Life

The Origami Yoda Series with Star Wars Puppets - from @Make and Takes

Book Review: The Origami Yoda Series - Make and Takes

Over 30 awesome hands-on word family activities! Great for beginning readers!

30+ Hands-On Word Family Activities - I Can Teach My Child!

Build phonemic awareness with this fun free spring printable Elkonin box sheet from Growing Book y Book.

Activities for Phonemic Awareness: Carrot Boxes

Fine motor alphabet match - preschool activity for spring

Fine Motor Alphabet Match for Spring

50 Books for Kidnergartners to Read Themselves Book Level 1.0-1.3

50+ Books Kindergartners Can Read Themselves

Kids book review and paper origami for Star Wars!

Book Review: The Origami Yoda Series | Make and Takes

Show your child how to use a Dictionary app while reading - it makes learning those new words STICKY. In other words, it's a great way to improve your vocabulary.

How to Improve Your Vocabulary - Imagination Soup

{Preschool Letter Sound Work} Looking for some ideas for teaching your children sounds? Here is an idea.

Preschool Letter Sound Work - Carrots Are Orange

Understanding dysgraphia—what may cause it, what the symptoms are and how professionals can help

Understanding Dysgraphia

Fiction and Non-fiction books about Trains for preschoolers

The Educators' Spin On It: Train Books and Reading Tips

Fun rhyming game for kids. Great literacy center idea for kindergarten too. Use your child's discarded duplo blocks!

Duplo Rhyming Game

One of the best ways to grow as a teacher is to read great books that will inspire you and give you fresh ideas. Here's a list of 8 awesome books to choose from.

8 Incredible Books for Teachers

5 stories about love to share with babies and toddler - great for any time of the year not just Valentine's Day

5 Stories about love to share with babies and toddlers year round

Hop on Popcorn Free Printable Sight Word Game

obSEUSSed: Hop on Popcorn Free Printable Sight Word Game

Science activities inspired by Dr. Seuss books - 30 ideas for 12 books. You’ll find activities that practice measuring, graphing, and observation skills, explore baking soda and vinegar, and lots more!

30 Dr. Seuss Inspired Science Activities - Read Science

Yarn letter tracing helping with recognition and formation for toddlers and preschoolers

Yarn Shape and Letter Tracing

sight word game - get them moving and searching for sight words!

Sight Words Scavenger Hunt - No Time For Flash Cards

heart-tugging, can’t-stop-reading, phenomenal historical fiction middle grade books!! LOVE these!

Phenomenal New Historical Fiction Books - Imagination Soup

2015 Caldecott Winners!! So excited about these books!

2015 Newbery and Caldecott Winners - Imagination Soup