Literacy

                                        Websites with ideas and activities  Click the star to view.
http://www.pageahead.org/childrens-literacy_tips-for-parents.php
~Page Ahead: Children's Literacy Program Simple ideas to bring reading into your daily home routine
http://www.rif.org/books-activities/tips-resources/
~Reading is Fundamental A variety of resources to support reading and children, including book lists, articles and activities
http://www.colorincolorado.org/
~Colorín Colorado A bilingual site for ELL families
http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/
~Family Friend Poems A site filled with contemporary poetry
http://www.mpsomaha.org/curriculum/elementary-education/read-all-about-it
~Millard's Read All About It! Word lists and other resources, many of which are specific to Millard's literacy curriculum
     
     

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http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/books/kids/_/N-29Z8q8Ztu1
~Online Storytime Barnes and Noble
https://www.speakaboos.com/index
~Speakaboos An educational resource for home and school
http://www.storylineonline.net/
~Storyline Online Sponsored by the Entertainment Industry


                                                                                        Literacy-there's an app for that!


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iwritewords-handwriting-game/id307025309?mt=8
Teaches children the art of handwriting through the use of delightful and bright colors and high quality graphics and effects. $$
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rhyming-words/id504491853?mt=8
Helps children identify the sounds making up words. The app uses over 200 interactive pictures to develop kids sight-sound correlation skills. $$
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/abc-alphabet-phonics-preschool/id415071093?mt=8
This app helps your child rapidly learn the ABCs by sight, sound, and touch. Ideal for ages 0 to 6. free