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    Writing prompts, poetry walks, interviews with your favorite poets and more!
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    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
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    Celebrate D.E.A.R. Day with our family reading activities and tips
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    Animals awaken. Baseball beckons. March winds begin to blow.
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    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
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    An inside look at reading challenges facing kids with disabilities
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    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
"semantic gradient"

This vocabulary strategy helps kids puzzle out nuanced differences in the meaning of related words.

Classroom Strategies

Growing young readers: what matters in early literacy

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

All About Pre-K: How to help our youngest children get ready to read! Video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

Great Teaching

Great Teaching

First Year Teacher: Best practices in K–3 reading and writing instruction (including 10 self-paced course modules).

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

Growing Readers: Parent tips for launching young readers and writers, in English and Spanish.

Start with a Book

Summer Learning

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

"I'm wondering what to read next." — Matilda, Roald Dahl