Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Link: Teaching Reading: K-2

John Sinnett's Kindergarten Class

Selected Resources


Writer's Journal

Video Summary

The Teacher and the Class

Analyzing the Video

Making Connections

Selected Resources

Resources Used By Mr. Sinnett

Bear, D., M. Invernizzi, S. Templeton, and F. Johnston. Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1999.

Pinnell, G. S., and I. C. Fountas. Leveled Books for Readers, Grades 3-6: A Companion Volume to Guiding Readers and Writers. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2000.

New Jersey Writing Project

Texas Assessment of Academic Skills

Texas Essential Knowledge Standard

Texas Primary Reading Inventory

Books for Students in Mr. Sinnett's Classroom

Ziefert, Harriet, and Claire Schumacher. What Is Thanksgiving? New York, N.Y.: Harperfestival, 1992.

Additional Resources

Books and Articles

Cunningham, P. Phonics They Use. New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins, 1995.

Cunningham, P., and D. Hall. Making Words. Torrance, Calif.: Good Apple Publishers, 1994.

Da Silva, K. E. "Drawing on Experience: Connecting Art and Language." Primary Voices 10, no. 2 (2001): 2-8.

Fisher, B. Joyful Learning in the Classroom. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1998.

Morrow, L. M. Literacy Development in the Early Years. 4th ed. Boston, Mass.: Allyn & Bacon, 2001.

Yopp, H. K., and R.H. Yopp. "Supporting Phonemic Awareness Development in the Classroom." The Reading Teacher 54, no. 2 (2002): 130-143.

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