Description : Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness provides 70 activities designed to help students detect and manipulate the sounds of language. Whether through singing songs, engaging in role-playing games, or tossing balls of yarn, every activity provides fun ways for children to interact with language and one another while offering explicit support for developing phonological awareness. Use fun, engaging activities, grouped according to phonological skills, that build sequentially and reinforce previously learned skills while introducing new skills. Address how to isolate sounds in words so young children can hear and recognize individual words, syllables, initial sounds, rhymes, and phonemes. Pronunciation guides give explicit instruction so that all sounds are correctly articulated.
Description : Provide students with purposeful practice and fun activities that focus on detecting, manipulating, and interacting with the sounds of language. Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness offers 70 lessons that are grouped according to phonological skills and include kinesthetic, visual, and aural representations. Through singing songs, engaging in role-playing games, or tossing balls of yarn, students will gain quality speech practice and learn how to isolate sounds and recognize individual words, syllables, rhymes, and phonemes. Alternate suggestions at the end of each activity are also included to make accommodating modifications for diverse learners. This resource is correlated to College and Career Readiness Standards.
Description : Use these effective and practical approaches for teaching alphabet recognition to young children. The instructional activities follow a consistent pattern using materials that are readily available in early childhood classrooms. The activities are designed to provide many opportunities for children to be engaged with print, such as identifying letters, matching letters, talking about letters, and writing letters.
Description : Prepare opportunities for purposeful play with students in grades PK–K using Let's Learn and Play! This 160-page book is a comprehensive resource for creating purposeful play centers that help students solve problems, experiment, navigate social situations, and prepare for learning. These well-designed, modifiable center ideas allow teachers to put a personal stamp on the classroom. The book supports NAEYC standards.
Description : What better gift to give students than engaging rhymes to read while building literacy skills? This second-grade classroom resource will enhance students' mastery of phonological awareness, phonics skills, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and writing while purposefully playing with rhymes! Each of the fifteen lessons offered in this e-book includes a traditional or original rhyme, six outlined activities, a list of standards and materials, and student reproducibles. Aligned to TESOL, WIDA, Common Core, and other state standards, poetic language activities include rhyming riddles, word sorts, writing connections, reader's theater, and more. Watch your students light up as they recite the rhymes and complete standards-based, hands-on activities in this e-book.
Description : In the past several years, models of multi-tiered service delivery have emerged as a framework for supporting the needs of school-aged children in schools across the country and have received much attention in scholarly publications of education and related fields. Despite the needs of young children and the promise of early intervention, however, models of multi-tiered service delivery are only in the beginning stages of development in early childhood education settings such as preschools. This text provides early-childhood professionals with an introduction to tiered service delivery and practical considerations in the implementation of a multi-tier system of supports with particular emphasis on early childhood law and ethics, assessment and intervention, developmental disabilities, and family engagement.
Description : EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Eleventh Edition responds to national legislation, professional standards, and public concern about the development of young children's language and foundational literacy skills by providing current research-based instructional strategies in early language development. Activities throughout emphasize the relationship between listening, speaking, reading, writing (print), and viewing in language arts areas. This text addresses the cultural and ethnic diversity of children and provides techniques and tips for adapting curricula. Theory is followed by how-to suggestions and plentiful examples of classic books and stories, poems, finger plays, flannel board and alphabet experiences, puppetry, language games, drama, and phonemic and phonetic awareness activities. Students will also learn how, as teachers, they can best interact with children to promote appropriate language development, and how they can create a print-rich environment in the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Did you grow up reciting Little Miss Muffet, Jack Be Nimble, and Mary Had a Little Lamb? Mother Goose nursery rhymes have helped generations of children achieve literacy. This first grade classroom resource will help teachers incorporate rhymes into a standards-based curriculum that is aligned to TESOL, WIDA, and Common Care. Students will master phonological awareness, phonics skills, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and writing while purposefully playing with rhymes. Watch your students light up as they recite these traditional and original rhymes and complete hands-on activities with this invaluable resource.
Description : Did you grow up reciting Little Miss Muffet, Jack Be Nimble, and Mary Had a Little Lamb? Mother Goose nursery rhymes have helped generations of children achieve literacy. This second grade classroom resource will help teachers incorporate rhymes into a standards-based curriculum that is aligned to TESOL, WIDA, and Common Care. Students will master phonological awareness, phonics skills, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and writing while purposefully playing with rhymes. Watch your students light up as they recite these traditional and original rhymes and complete hands-on activities with this invaluable resource.
Description : Preschoolers are passionate about learning, and a high-quality preschool program offers rich learning experiences in the areas of language and literacy. This engaging book gives teachers and other professionals fresh ideas, inspiration, and practical tools for integrating age-appropriate literacy instruction into the preschool curriculum. Including helpful vignettes, sample lesson plans, and reproducibles, the book shows how to create a motivating classroom environment, balance child-initiated exploration with structured activities, and support students' developing skills in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension. Essential topics include preschool assessment and working with English language learners.