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  • Activity: Word Identification Fluency – José

    The Iris Center

    An activity to identify student’s word fluency. Included the rule to press “1” if the word is read correctly, press “0” if the word is read incorrectly. The dialects and accents should be considered as well.

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  • Sign Song

    Center for Early Literacy Learning

    This PDF shows how signing is an effective way for preschoolers to communicate by improving language and fine motor skills. It explores the different ways to practice signing in various settings.

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  • Scribble Scribble

    Center for Early Literacy Learning

    This PDF explains how parents can support their child’s learning as early as infancy by providing them opportunities to scribble and draw.

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  • Nature’s Colors

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    Nature’s Colors

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Phoebe McGuffee

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Colors, Vocabulary

    The natural world is full of color. Look closely at plants, animals and the earth to find your favorites.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Going to the Flea Market

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    Going to the Flea Market

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Zaiga Cress

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Family Togetherness, Vocabulary

    Join a family on their sensory trip to this Southwestern flea market. What will they find there?

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • A Little Princess

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    A Little Princess

    Source: KidsRead2Kids

    Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Ages: 9,10

    Genre: Not available

    Theme(s): Homelessness, Poverty, Death, Grief, Loss, School Life

    Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin’s London school, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Chester’s Way read by Vanessa Marano & Katie Leclerc

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    Chester’s Way read by Vanessa Marano & Katie Leclerc

    Source: Storyline Online

    Author: Not available

    Ages: 6,7,8

    Genre: Not available

    Theme(s): Acceptance, Friendship, Manners, Courage

    Chester and Wilson had their own way of doing things, and they did everything together. When they cut their sandwiches, it was always diagonally. When they rode their bikes, they always used hand signals. If Chester was hungry, Wilson was too. They were two of a kind, and that’s the way it was – until indomitable Lilly, who had her own way of doing things, moved into the neighborhood.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • The Kiss That Missed read by Karan Brar

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    The Kiss That Missed read by Karan Brar

    Source: Storyline Online

    Author: Not available

    Ages: 5,6,7

    Genre: Not available

    Theme(s): Fantasy

    One evening, when the king is in a hurry, his good-night kiss to the little prince goes astray. The king decides to do something about it. He orders the knight to climb on his horse, ride into the forest, and bring back the kiss. But the forest is filled with spooky things that frighten both the knight and his horse.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • The Grasshopper and the Ants

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    The Grasshopper and the Ants

    Source: ABC Mouse

    Author: Not available

    Ages: 5,6,7

    Genre: Not available

    Theme(s): Hard work, Preparation

    Find out what happens when a hungry grasshopper asks some ants for food in this classic Aesop’s fable.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • The Playground

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    The Playground

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Friendships

    How do these brothers have fun at the playground? Find out with this rhyming text.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Air Dogs

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    Air Dogs

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Fantasy

    Theme(s): Pets, Reading for Pleasure

    Take a fun look at the tricks dogs can do with air disks, and see who wants to join the club.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Prickly Pear Party

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    Prickly Pear Party

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Nature, Habitats

    This rhyming book shows many different desert animals that all like to eat the same thing.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Find a Fossil

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    Find a Fossil

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Fossils, Science

    Learn some of the ways that paleontologists work in this book about scientific discovery.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Let’s Get a Checkup

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    Let’s Get a Checkup

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Phoebe McGuffee

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Healthy Habiits

    See what happens when you visit the doctor and dentist, and learn how they help you stay healthy.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Conservation in Botswana

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    Conservation in Botswana

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Molly Maloy

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Animal Habitats, Denver Zoo

    Learn about the ways that Denver Zoo works to conserve animals in Botswana.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Let’s Ride!

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    Let’s Ride!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Jordan McGuffee

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Reading for Pleasure

    Learn the rules of the road when you follow a brave boy as he learns to ride a motorbike.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • My Day at the Stock Show

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    My Day at the Stock Show

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Phoebe McGuffee

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Stock Show, Outdoor Activities, Vocabulary

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    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Hey, Moon, You’re Blocking My Sun!

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    Hey, Moon, You’re Blocking My Sun!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Solar Eclipse, Space

    Have you ever been lucky enough to watch a solar eclipse? This book can help you understand what’s going on with the sun and moon!

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • What Can I Be?

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    What Can I Be?

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Dave Goodman and Ed Goodman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Types of Work

    Who do you dream of being when you grow up? Read this book to explore some possibilities for your future.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Be a Friend to Frogs!

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    Be a Friend to Frogs!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Laura Batt and Mackenzie Mathur

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Frogs, Animal Habitats

    Discover interesting facts about frogs, in order to learn how to protect them and their habitats.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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