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Inquiry Chart

The I-chart guides students in gathering and summarizing information about a topic using a variety of sources, including primary source material and video.

Classroom Strategies

Today's Headlines

International Literacy Association Daily | April 24, 2019
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Growing young readers: what matters in early literacy

Kindergarten Readiness

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Summer Learning

Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring.

"What an astonishing thing a book is. It's a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you're inside the mind of another person ..." —

Carl Sagan