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Early Literacy Resource

The castle in the classroom : story as a springboard for early literacy by Ranu Bhattacharyya ; foreword by Georgia Heard. (for grades K-1 teachers)

This book describes a year in a kindergarten classroom as the children embark on literary exploration. As the book progresses through the year, teachers will find a wealth of resources, including practical models to teach strategies and skills; effective teaching schedules; ways to address, challenge, expand, and celebrate student learning; examples of student work; parent education materials; and ideas on how to manage assessment (from book).