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Literacy Beginnings is an amazing, comprehensive resource that helps PreK–K teachers support young literacy learners. It provides teaching ideas based in play, oral language, and inquiry as well as numerous other tools and resources for great first teaching. It even includes the PreK section of The Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition, that helps you know where children are developmentally and where you can help them go next.
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This study guide for Literacy Beginnings: A Prekindergarten Handbook provides suggestions for a series of professional development sessions for instructors, staff developers, literacy coaches, and study groups based on Literacy Beginnings: A Prekindergarten Handbook. The book provides detailed information about instructional practices that educators can use to ensure literacy learning and the development of emerging readers and writers.
The study guide contains 15 modules which vary in length from one to three hours. The modules can be used flexibly and in any order.
Watch national consultant, Pam Kay, as she provides a comprehensive overview of Fountas and Pinnell’s Literacy Beginnings: A Prekindergarten Handbook. Pam walks you through this professional resource, showing you how Fountas and Pinnell have brought their characteristically rich, comprehensive, and practical insights to the frontier of early literacy.
Literacy Beginnings supports early literacy with playful, purposeful, and developmentally appropriate activities. Fountas and Pinnell share ideas for tapping children’s innate curiosity and oral language skills. Best of all they help you answer “What do I teach next?” by providing a continuum of PreK literacy behaviors.