Apprenticeship in Literacy:
Curriculum and Instruction for writing rubrics, checklists, etc.
You can access reproducible handwriting sheets here.
for the study guide that goes with Apprenticeship in Literacy video tapes
for Resources for Reading online catalog.
for lesson plans, leveled booklists, parent suggestions, kids corner,
author information and much more.
for a collection downloadable (for a small fee) worksheets for vocabulary
This site for the Internet School Library Media Center has hundreds of links
to authors, their birthdays, biographies, interviews, puppets, bulletin boards,
and lesson plans. I was amazed at the depth of the information available for
teachers and parents. Go there!
This Internet School Library Media Center site has information on
ADD, Autism, Learning Disabilities and LD online.
is a good source for early literacy for primary teachers.
is chock full of teacher friendly lesson plans and information for: Four Blocks
Literacy Model, 6 Traits Writing, Author Studies, Readers Theater Scripts,
Comprehension, Poetry and Math.
A to Z Teachers Stuff
is an incredible website! Teachers and parents can print coloring pages,
activity pages for all of Jan Brett's books, download book lists, e-mail
postcards from the site and reproduce cards and envelopes.
The acronym stands for the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading
This page leads into the site for Webbing Into Literacy.
I have found and used many reproducible materials for early literacy at this
site. It's also excellent for preschoolers and parent ed.
If you're looking for
wonderful cartoons to use in seminars for staff development, this is the place!
Your middle school students will love the ones that are related to math and I'm
sure that they will empathize with the cartoon characters! The artist, Randy
Glasbergen does a fantastic job at getting to the heart of humor in the
The site for the National Reading Panel. Free downloads available include Put
Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read
and Teaching Children to Read: An Evidence-Based Assessment of the Scientific
Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction.
Teachers can order complementary copies for staff development and/or parent
education. The National Reading Panel reviewed more than 100,000 studies in the
process of developing these helpful guides.