What’s Black And White And Read All Over?

It’s the newspaper, of course.  Unfortunately, some people can’t read the newspaper or even the word “STOP” on the big red sign at the end of the road. The inability to read is a problem for millions of people throughout this country. But even if you think you’ve mastered the skill, think again. Learning to…
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Grab Your Hat And Read With The Cat!

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” Monday, March 2 is Read Across America Day! NEA’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading with a caring adult on March…
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Light On A Snowy Day Story

Here is a short story I’d like to share with you called “Light On A Snowy Day – A Story for Children” By Artie Knappclose.  Thank you Artie for making it available. I would also like to take this time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and best wishes in the New Year.  Thank you for…
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Sight Word Activities Using The Newspaper

Information and activities are from the NIE Institute. Fry’s Instant Sight Words and the Newspaper This resource provides the first 600 sight words identified by Dr. Edward Fry as important for students to learn through about 4th grade and in adult education, with practice phrases and sentences, and a variety of newspaper activities. Download the…
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Getting Preschoolers Ready To Read

Here’s an interesting article written by Kim Jacobs, National Center for Families Learning Project Manager. The article is from a literacy tab produced by the Newspaper Association of America and sponsored by VerizonReads.com.  The article focuses on getting preschoolers ready to read.   GETTING PRESCHOOLERS READY TO READ By Kim Jacobs, NCFL Project Manager Rhymes?…
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