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Young Children
September 1, 2021

Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts in Kindergarten

In this article, we will explore what is known about using mentor texts in the early childhood classroom and provide suggestions for how to effectively choose and use them in kindergarten instruction.

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Authored by: Katie Schrodt Erin FitzPatrick Bonnie A. Barksdale Brandi Nunnery Michelle Medlin Hasty
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Young Children
Vol. 76, No. 3
September 1, 2021

Fall 2021

Supporting Literacy Through Engaging Instruction & Materials
The Fall 2021 issue of Young Children includes a cluster of articles offering a variety of practices and materials to help early childhood educators foster a love of literacy and support early reading, writing, listening, and speaking development.
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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

书包金点子™ 在一起洗衣服时提高孩子语言能力的有趣方法 Message in a Backpack™ Fun Ways to Build Your Child’s Literacy Skills While Doing Laundry Together

将洗衣时间变成学习时间!无论您是在家还是在自助洗衣店洗衣服,都有很多事情可以与您的孩子讨论。这些丰富的对话有助于建立您孩子的语言和读写能力。

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano Susan B. Neuman
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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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Cómo usar y crear textos informativos en casa

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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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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August 13, 2019

Aprovechar al máximo los textos informativos

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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