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Early Literacy Resources

Foster critical early literacy skills with Region 4 emergent literacy resources.

Region 4 Reading and Language Arts Solutions’ products are designed to support the strongest and most consistent predictors of later literacy development, with specific supports for alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness and memory, rapid automized naming of letters and objects, and writing letters. Region 4 Reading and Language Arts Solutions offers resources, professional development, and customized coaching to help educators foster early literacy development.


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early-literacy-alphabet-postersALPHABET POSTERS AND CHARTS SET (NEW)
The Alphabet Posters and Charts Set consists of two 22” X 17” alphabet posters and 20 individual student alphabet charts. This resource serves as a tool for teaching letter names and sounds to support students on their journey to becoming successful readers and writers. This set can be used for whole-group, small-group, and individual literacy instruction. Also available in Spanish. DETAILS







early-literacy-beginning-sound-matsBEGINNING SOUND MATS AND PICTURE CARDS

Use this kit to help students learn to make letter–sound connections by sorting pictures by their beginning sound. Each letter of the alphabet is represented in the kit. These materials can be used for small-group instruction or as practice activities in centers. DETAILS

This collection provides the tools to revive small-group reading instruction. The kit includes six nonfiction book titles: six lapbooks for use during shared reading along with six corresponding student-size books for each title, which are perfect for guided reading. Each nonfiction title was developed to promote necessary literacy skills while supporting cross-curricular connections in science, social studies, and mathematics. DETAILS

early-literacy-el-interventiopnEARLY LITERACY INTERVENTION
This intervention program offers a complete curriculum with 6 weeks of teacher-ready lessons suitable for Tier II or Tier III intervention. Each grade level is designed to accelerate the learning of students who are struggling with their reading and contains student books and multisensory intervention activities. Available for kindergartenfirst grade, and second grade.

This collection of books is intended to introduce more sophisticated vocabulary for common words. Interest in learning new ways to say common words is fostered as young readers engage with patterned text, appealing graphics, and colorful photographs. Available in English and Spanish.
These six books focus on day-to-day routine school experiences. For reinforcement of each routine, the kit includes 23 guided practice cards and 23 reproducible take-home mini books that support young students in learning about various school routines. Available in English and Spanish.
This six-book series is intended for small-group modeling and instruction. Each book concentrates on a specific concept of print: left-to-right directionality, return sweep, one-to-one speech-to-print matching, concept of a letter, concept of a word, or punctuation. Available in English and Spanish.

early-literacy-home-connectionHOME CONNECTION READERS
This collection of consumable books for emergent readers includes 50 copies of six titles. Home Connection Reader books promote early literacy skills by design. The books contain simple sentence structures, ample picture support, and high-frequency words to promote strategic reading from the start. Available in English and Spanish.

early-literacy-int-word-wallINTERACTIVE WORD WALL (NEW!)
The Interactive Word Wall is designed for prekindergarten through second-grade classrooms. Materials include alphabet picture cards, an instructional booklet, and high-frequency word cards. The instructional booklet provides ideas for setting up a word wall and creating interactive learning opportunities to support reading and writing skills. Also available in Spanish. DETAILS

early-literacy-letter-knowledgeLETTER KNOWLEDGE MANIPULATIVE KIT (NEW!)
The Letter Knowledge Manipulative Kit, available in English or Spanish, should be used as a supplemental resource for teaching letter knowledge in small groups. This kit is appropriate for use with emergent readers of any age. Also available in Spanish.  DETAILS

This uniquely structured kit challenges active young readers to move beyond decoding to reflection to transactive reading. Thinking Pads are functional graphic organizers that frame student-to-text interactions. Each kit includes lessons to encourage student engagement in whole- and small-group settings and rubrics for assessment, eight Teacher Modeling Cards to assist teacher instruction, and 40 Thinking Pads (eight different strategies, packs of five each) to promote independent student thinking and responses to text. Available in English and Spanish.

Designed for first-grade emergent readers, these 21 high-interest books can be used to supplement the Targeted Reading Instruction for Grade 1 (listed above) or as part of small-group instruction to develop reading ability. This set includes six copies of each title. DETAILS


Assessing Emergent Literacy

Assessing PreKindergarten Students' Emergent Literacy
Product ID: 501-1228K 

Assessing Kindergarten Students' Emergent Literacy
Product ID: 501-1229

Assessing PreKindergarten Students' Emergent Literacy—Spanish
Product ID: 501-1271

Assessing Kindergarten Students' Emergent LiteracySpanish
Product ID: 501-1270




Learning Activities for Diverse Learners
Product ID: 501-0473



Designing Effective Literacy Centers Series

Kindergarten Classroom Kit
Product ID: 501-1106

First Grade Classroom Kit
Product ID: 501-1107

Second Grade Classroom Kit
Product ID: 501-1108

Kindergarten Classroom KitSpanish
Product ID: 501-1272


First Grade Classroom KitSpanish
Product ID: 501-1273


Second Grade Classroom KitSpanish
Product ID: 501-1274





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