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    Nature poems, songs and rhymes, rap, haiku, poems about heroes, and more
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Concept Maps

Concept map graphic organizers engage students in answering questions such as, "What is it? What is it like? What are some examples?"

Classroom Strategies

Today's Headlines

Tampa Bay Times (Tampa Bay, FL) | April 18, 2019
International Literacy Association Daily | April 18, 2019
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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.

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

Growing Readers: Subscribe to our monthly parent tips and help support your young readers! (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.

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo