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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Free Online Earth Day Book

Check out this free online Earth Day book made available by author Artie Knapp. Living Green: A Turtle’s Quest for a Cleaner Planet – tired of seeing the land he loves cluttered with trash, Thurman the turtle decides it’s time to take action. A shortlist finalist for the 2012 national Green Earth Book Award. Click on the link below…
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