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Good Night Gorilla Literacy Lesson Plans

Access This Literacy Unit The Good Night Gorilla literacy lesson plan resources are based on a balanced literacy approach, which has proven to be a very successful model in teaching language arts.  This unit is part of a complete literacy program that meets the majority of  the curriculum outcomes in language arts. Access the Complete …

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Little Cloud Literacy Lessons

Access This Literacy Unit Now! This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “Little Cloud” by Eric Carle and “It Looked Like Spilt Milk” written by Charles Shaw. This lesson plan is part of an entire Guided Reading, Alphabet, Sight Words Literacy Program developed to meet the majority of the Pre-Kindergarten language arts curriculum. Access …

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Clifford the Big Dog Literacy Lesson Plans

Access the Clifford Theme This specific unit uses the Clifford series by Norman Bridwell and other literature selections written by this author. All lesson plans are based on a highly effective balanced literacy approach to teaching language arts.  This  specific unit is part of a complete program to meet the majority of the core curriculum …

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Substitute Plans Using Pete the Cat

Importance of Read-Alouds The purpose of read-alouds is for students to be exposed to rich literature, to develop comprehension strategies through teacher reading, questioning and vocabulary development.  The selection can be read numerous times with focus on different comprehension strategies and vocabulary development.  The success of read-alouds depends on how the teacher structures carefully crafted …

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Pre-K Curriculum

Reading Readiness for Pre-K The Kinderplans program includes activities that focus on developing these skills Research has shown that students who become readers are able to complete assessments successfully that include the skills outlined below.  It is important that students be systematically taught these skills within daily instructional time. Phonemic and Phonological Awareness Phonological and …

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