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From Stop Signs to the Golden Arches: Environmental Print

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From Stop Signs to the Golden Arches: Environmental Print

Grades K – 1
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Ten to Twenty 15-minute sessions
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Devon Hamner

Devon Hamner

Grand Island, Nebraska


National Council of Teachers of English


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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Stop Signs, McDonald's, and Cheerios: Writing With Environmental Print

Students use logos from everyday life to identify individual letters and then create their own captions for the images.


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Grades   K – 2  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Environmental Print in the Classroom: Meaningful Connections for Learning to Read

Learn the many ways you can use environmental print as an instructional tool in your preschool and primary classrooms.


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Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Reading Signs and Labels

These activities will have children reading signs, logos, brand names, and other words all over their home and community.


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