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Young Children
November 18, 2020

Scaffolding Background Knowledge and Emergent Writing Through Conversations

Through the following examples, we aim to show how teachers can support young children’s growth in ways that are important to emergent writing development, with a focus on content knowledge, genre knowledge, and visual literacy.

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Authored by: Carol A. Donovan, Diane C. Sekeres, Cailin Jane Kerch
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

Message in a Backpack™ Fun Ways to Build Your Child’s Literacy Skills While Doing Laundry Together پیام در کوله پشتی ™ راههای سرگرم کننده برای سوادآموزی و ادبیات در کودک هنگام شستشوی لباس

چه در خانه لباس می شویید چه در مغازه خشکشویی ، چیزهای زیادی وجود دارد که می توانید درباره آنها با کودک خود صحبت کنید.

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano, Susan B. Neuman
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Using and Creating Informational Texts at Home

For young children, listening to, reading, writing, and illustrating informational texts is a great way to build knowledge and vocabulary in science, social studies, and the arts—and a great foundation for success in school and life.
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August 13, 2019

Making the Most of Informational Text

Learn the tips and tricks to make informational texts more engaging and interesting for educators and children.

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Authored by: Nell K. Duke
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

Joyful Learning with Stories: Making the Most of Read Alouds

The SEEDS approach to repeated read alouds offers teachers a structured, emotionally supportive, and intentional way to increase children’s language and literacy development.

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Authored by: Kathleen M. Horst, Lisa H. Stewart, Susan True
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Literacy

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families on reading and writing at home!
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