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Resources to help struggling readers build phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.
Reading Rockets YouTube Channel
Reading Rockets' interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators are an excellent way to introduce students to those who create books.
Children’s literature resources:
- Children's Book Council -A non-profit trade association of children's book publishers and producers of related materials pertaining to children's books and literature.
- International Children's Digital Library -The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world.
- Carol Hurst Children's Literature Site -This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.
- Storyline Online -Streaming video program featuring famous people reading children's books aloud
- Coretta Scott King Book Award Curricular Resources -The Coretta Scott King Book Award, founded in 1969, honors books that "promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society."
For lesson planning:
Curriculum Materials/Media Librarian