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Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Literacy - Emergent Readers

Bank Street Literacy Guide - http://www.bankstreet.edu/literacyguide/early2.html Short statements and descriptions that can be used with parents

Emerging Reading and Word Identification Skills - http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/res/teach/emerg.html A short discussion on the key elements of learning to read and skills required.

ERIC - http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/custom/portlets/recordDetails/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED249462&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=eric_accno&accno=ED249462 A discussion on whether emergent readers and applied strategies is of benefit to underachieving gr. 4 students from low SES.

Balanced Literacy Diet - http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/Stages_of_Literacy_Development.html

First Books for Emergent Readers -  http://www.carolhurst.com/profsubjects/reading/emergentreaders.html A perfect article to use with a parent workshop on emergent and leveled reading.

Guided Reading with Emergent Readers - http://www.bebopbooks.com/images/pdfs/intro.pdf A five page pdf file describing the guided reading process for emergent readers

Paths to Develop Emergent Literacy - http://www.pathstoliteracy.org/helping-young-children-develop-emergent-literacy-skills

Happy Halloween - http://www.halloween.ecsd.net/MB%20Halloween.htm It sounds strange to include Michelle’s Halloween page here, but she describes how she integrates literacy for her emergent readers.

Hubbard’s Cupboard: Printable Books - http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/printable_booklets.html Several downloadable books

Literacy Foundations Workshop - http://www.wiu.edu/itlc/ws/ws1/litfound_3.php Links plus information in several categories that could be used for parents

Strategies for Emergent Readers - http://languageartstheoryandpractice.wikispaces.com/Strategies+for+Emergent+Readers

Read First Words - http://www.babystepstoreading.com/first_word.html Getting toddlers reading their own books

Reading Strategies - http://www.eworkshop.on.ca/cfmx/edu/pdf/Mod17_read_strat.pdf A chart comparing the reading strategies used by emergent, early and fluent readers

Reading: The Emergent Reader - http://social.jrank.org/pages/536/Reading.html Several articles linked from this page.

Research References for Emergent Readers - http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/res/literacy/em_litr.html A long list of publications dealing with Emergent Reading

Sample Guided Reading Lesson - http://www.eworkshop.on.ca/cfmx/edu/pdf/Mod15_emergent_lesson_plan.pdf 2 pg. sample for emergent readers