Keywords: Early Literacy (42)

save
save to

Please log in to save materials.

selected filters:
Little Big Mouse

Little Big Mouse

This video segment from Between the Lions features Aesop's fable, The Lion ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions features Aesop's fable, The Lion and the Mouse, and illustrates how children can learn by talking about a book as it is read aloud. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Look It Up

Look It Up

This video segment from Between the Lions features a catchy song that ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions features a catchy song that celebrates an important function of literacy: access to information. It also shows the wide world of print, and all of the knowledge that can be gained from it. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Oh, Yes, It Can!

Oh, Yes, It Can!

This video segment from Between the Lions features an African tale full ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions features an African tale full of surprises and new words. Master storyteller Karen Kandel models the power of storytelling, the mesmerizing effects of language, and how stories can help build vocabulary and background knowledge. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Parents and Toddlers: Teaching and Learning at Home

Parents and Toddlers: Teaching and Learning at Home

How do young children learn? This unit looks at the way toddlers ... (more)

How do young children learn? This unit looks at the way toddlers interact with their carers in the home environment. You will learn how adults use different methods of teaching to encourage a small child to expand their boundaries and develop new ways of thinking. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Open University OpenLearn
Provider:
Open University
Remix and Share
Phonological Awareness Activities

Phonological Awareness Activities

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early ... (more)

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Phonological Awareness Activities, a page of sequential and supplemental activities that helps teachers teach students the ability to identify and manipulate parts of spoken language. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Games
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
FreeReading
Provider:
Wireless Generation
Author:
Holt, Laurence, et. al.
Remix and Share
Play, Learning and the Brain

Play, Learning and the Brain

This unit examines the area of the brain based learning with a ... (more)

This unit examines the area of the brain based learning with a particular focus on the development of the young child's brain and is of particular relevance to those who work with young children. We begin by looking at the structure and functions of the brain, and the impact that sensory deprivation can have on these. We consider the implications of current understandings of brain development for teaching and learning, particularly in an early years setting, and finish by exploring the value of play (particularly outdoor play) in children's learning and the development of their brains. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Open University OpenLearn
Provider:
Open University
Remix and Share
Reading Connect Text Activities

Reading Connect Text Activities

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early ... (more)

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Reading Connect Text Activities, a page of sequential and supplemental activities that helps teachers teach students to decode their first sentences in print. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Games
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
FreeReading
Provider:
Wireless Generation
Author:
Holt, Laurence, et. al.
Remix and Share
Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

This site features easy-to-do parent tips, video clips and transcripts from interviews ... (more)

This site features easy-to-do parent tips, video clips and transcripts from interviews with some of the nation's foremost reading experts, motivational e-cards that grandparents and teachers can send to children, a forum for sharing suggestions, booklists, and answers to key questions. This website, which accompanies the PBS Reading Rockets television series. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
PBS
Provider:
PBS
Read the Fine Print
Read the Signs

Read the Signs

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Sloppy Pop's song Read ... (more)

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Sloppy Pop's song Read the Signs spotlights the letters and words we see on signs every day, encouraging children to be aware of print in their environment. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Reasons to Read

Reasons to Read

In this video segment from Between the Lions, country music stars Patty ... (more)

In this video segment from Between the Lions, country music stars Patty Loveless and Buddy Jewel perform a kid-friendly song that spotlights some of the important reasons to read. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Reasons to Write

Reasons to Write

This video segment from Between the Lions features a motivating, kid-friendly song ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions features a motivating, kid-friendly song that celebrates the reasons to write in everyday life. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Rocket-Doodle-Doo

Rocket-Doodle-Doo

This video segment from Between the Lions presents an animated rhyming song ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions presents an animated rhyming song to help tune the listenerŒ_ΏŁ_ ear to language sounds, and it incorporates strategies for building vocabulary and fluency in reading. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
School-Home Links Reading Kit

School-Home Links Reading Kit

Offers 400 activities for strengthening children's reading and writing skills (one kit ... (more)

Offers 400 activities for strengthening children's reading and writing skills (one kit for each grade level, kindergarten through 3rd grade). These kits, part of the Compact for Reading, not only help improve children's reading skills, but also provide guidance on creating and maintaining school-family partnerships. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
U.S. Department of Education
Provider:
Department of Education
No Strings Attached
Seven Selfish Shellfish

Seven Selfish Shellfish

This video segment from Between the Lions features a classic tongue twisteräóîa ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions features a classic tongue twisteräóîa type of wordplay that helps children tune their ears to language and the sounds within words. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Sounding Out Activities

Sounding Out Activities

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early ... (more)

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Sounding Out Activities, a page of sequential and supplemental activities that helps teachers teach students to take a printed regular word and decode it by producing letter sounds and blending them. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Games
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
FreeReading
Provider:
Wireless Generation
Author:
Holt, Laurence, et. al.
Remix and Share
Teaching Our Youngest: A Guide for Preschool Teachers and Child Care and Family Providers

Teaching Our Youngest: A Guide for Preschool Teachers and Child Care and Family Providers

This guide suggests how to read aloud to children, develop their listening ... (more)

This guide suggests how to read aloud to children, develop their listening and speaking skills, teach about letters and numbers, and build their background knowledge and thinking skills. The booklet is designed to help people who work with young children create rich learning environments. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
U.S. Department of Education
Provider:
Department of Education
No Strings Attached
The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs

This video segment from Between the Lions uses a classic childrenŒ_ΏŁ_ book ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions uses a classic childrenŒ_ΏŁ_ book to illustrate reading aloud, one of the most important practices in developing childrenŒ_ΏŁ_ literacy skills. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print
Vocabulary Activities

Vocabulary Activities

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early ... (more)

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Vocabulary Activities. After listening to a read-aloud, students will learn new vocabulary words by distinguishing examples and non-examples of the words. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
FreeReading
Provider:
Wireless Generation
Remix and Share
What‰'s Your Name?

What‰'s Your Name?

This video segment from Between the Lions uses a fun hip-hop song ... (more)

This video segment from Between the Lions uses a fun hip-hop song about names to highlight the /uh/ sound that the letter u makes and to boost phonemic awareness--an understanding of the sounds within words. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Read the Fine Print