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Purchase Kindergarten Writing and the Common Core
Final 2015 update includes: Literacy Manual & CD, and 250+ writing templates
June 23-24, 2015 | Salem, Oregon
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Kindergarten Writing and the Common Core Templates
includes 8 draw-an-animal models.
We engage children in singing, signing, and building comprehension with these cue cards throughout
(Permission to use with ABC Phonics: Sing, Sign, and Read! by Nellie Edge and Sign to Me Early Learning.)
To download free teachers' guide, parent letters, and Family ABC Phonics chart, see ABC Phonics Tab.
(Large Grid - 6 pages)
(Small Grid - 3 pages)
( 2015 Update, 4 pages)
For more details about teaching high-frequency "heart words" see Chapter 4 in Kindergarten Writing and the Common Core.
You will learn how to teach, assess, involve Parents as Partners, and celebrate mastery with pink, purple, yellow, and green "heart words".
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ABC Beads are available at Wal-Mart, Dollar Store, and Craft Stores.
Alphabet Mats are available online from alphabetmats.com and provide a great multisensory experience with letters.
ABC Phonics Flash Cards and Boxes for “Heart Words” (We love to give children the gift of words in a sturdy little box!) “Heart words” sets for volunteers to cut are held together with a 1” ring. We purchase the boxes at papermart.com. 1-800-745-8800. They are called #33 Natural Jewelry Box 3½ x 3½ x 1. Item number 455533.
Bare Books: For publishing children’s stories. Bare Books, 800 255-9228 or online at barebooks.com. (We like Bare Board Chunky Books, 6” x 8”, approx. $1.65 each. Item #3602)
The Daily 5 Kindergarten DVD filmed by Joan’s kindergarten with Gail Boushey and Joan Moser, “The Sisters.” See stenhouse.com (1-800-988-9812) or their website thedailycafe.com for additional video clips and support; consider joining their quality website.
Erasable Crayons: In either 12-color or 24-color sets, can be ordered through Bare Books, 1-800-255-9228 or online at barebooks.com.
Fingerspelling Font: Available for purchase at Educational Fontware, Inc., 3150 Tobormory Dr., Green Bay, WI 54311. 1-800-806-2155; On left side of page click on “Buy New Academic Single User License”, in center of page, scroll down to “Nellie Edge Special – Finger Letters only, no CD, $5.” Click on “Buy Now”
High-Frequency Word Stamps: (for making “Stamp and Read Skinny Books”) Durable, hardwood stamps in a set of 6: “I, see, a, this, is, the.” (Two six-word sets keep four children occupied at the bookmaking/word study center.) Available online only at nellieedge.com/shop/
Recorded on In Celebration of Spanish Folk Songs CD