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School-wide literacy ideas
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School-wide literacy ideas

Most of these ideas can be used in your home.(Or suggest them to your principal). Here are some great, inexpensive literacy ideas for teachers from the blog, Choice Literacy. Currently Reading posters on lockersKids post a notice on their locker that says what they’re currently reading, and features a colour […]

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Munsch contest for Canadians

Here’s a very exciting contest for Canadian kids. I’ll start with the best part – the winner gets a home visit from Robert Munsch! How exciting is that? (Extremely.) To enter, simply write a short story with your family and submit it here. If you win (and we’re gonna repeat […]

Hallowe’en books for kids
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Hallowe’en books for kids

Now’s the time to start gathering Hallowe’en books. It’s a great idea to have seasonal books, that only come out during certain holidays like Hallowe’en, Hannukah, Easter, or Christmas. Most of your child’s favourite authors will likely have at least one Hallowe’en book. The Berenstain Bears, Robert Munsch, Clifford, Froggie, […]

Events

Happy Family Literacy Day

This is the day. The day you and your child read together for at least 15 minutes.The day you buy her a magazine, out of the blue.The day you help your child write a letter (or an e-mail) to gramma.The day you listen to your daughter read a book.The day […]

Events

Family Literacy Day is Jan. 27

Tomorrow is Family Literacy Day Celebrate and foster literacy in your home by:*Reading with your kids;*Creating a story together;*Explaining some current events to them;*Giving them a book or a magazine; or*Letting them read to you. I read the five Robert Munsch books to my son (see last post) and we […]

Inauguration.
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Inauguration.

Does your child know what happened today? Talk to your child about the significance of the events of January 20, 2009. Talk to him about what it means to have an African-American president in the US. Explain why so many people were waiting and watching on this day. Why it’s […]