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    April blooms: fresh colors, showy flowers, busy insects ... and poetry in the air!
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    Celebrate D.E.A.R. Day with our family reading activities and tips
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    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
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    How to help your kids (babies to grade 3) build their literacy skills!
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Anticipation Guide

This pre-reading strategy helps students activate prior knowledge, make predictions, and develop curiosity about a new topic. Watch anticipation guides in action.

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

Reading 101: Our guide to teaching reading and writing, including 9 self-paced course modules.

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Start with a Book

Summer Learning

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

"A book is a gift you can open again and again." — Garrison Keillor