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My Journey Continues as a Literacy Strategist


By this time in our year in kindergarten, we’re really starting to ramp up some of our academic expectations. One way we work on our writing mechanics each day is with a fix it. We write a simple sentence on the board with LOTS of mistakes. Children have to identify the mistakes and ‘fix’ the sentence. We start with simple mistakes, such as capitalization, and then move to more complicated.. Read More


When you teach kindergarten, kids bring you gifts. Letters, notes, drawings, paintings, leaves, rocks, you name it, I’ve gotten it. Well today, David walked in and handed me this: I was stumped. I had no clue what it was. Of course, I didn’t want him to know that… “Oh, I love it David! It’s so unique,” I began, using the vocabulary word we learned recently. “I knew you would… remember.. Read More