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  • Letter Explorations that Transfer to Reading and Writing

    Posted by Sharon Callen

    Involving children in letter explorations helps them learn about the alphabetic system. Such explorations should occur alongside the regular reading and writing activities of the classroom. Letter explorations assist children in: understanding the concept of letters learning letter names of the twenty-six letters in alphabetical order identifying upper and lowercase...

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  • 7 Powerful Ways to Use Personal Word Walls Years 3-7

    Posted by Sharon Callen

    There's an amazing tool that enables your Yrs 3-7 students learn how to spell the words they most frequently use in their writing and understand how words work. It's cheap, it's simple, and it enables personalised investigation and learning. What's the tool? A Personal Word Wall.   Here are 7 powerful...

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  • How to Develop Knowledge of Letters and Letter Names

    Posted by Sharon Callen

    Involving young childen in instruction that helps them learn about letters, helps them learn about the alphabetic principle. Instruction should assist children in: Understanding the concept of letters. Learning letter names and knowking that the names of letters are constant. Learning the names of the twenty-six letters in alphabetical order....

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