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Have Journal...Will Travel: Promoting Family Involvement in Literacy

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Have Journal...Will Travel: Promoting Family Involvement in Literacy

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time 5-7 minutes per session
Lesson Author

Devon Hamner

Devon Hamner

Grand Island, Nebraska

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Karen

March 13, 2012

I've done this in my first grade class with several different themed bags and the children love it! I have themed bags for student birthdays, Halloween, Eric Carle, Biscuit, Dr. Seuss, Clifford, and Robert Munsch. Most bags include a stuffed animal and five books by that author or on that theme. I also have worksheets, journals, or writing prompts to go with each bag. The children have the option of selecting a bag instead of their regular homework.

 

Erin

June 16, 2010

Your sample letter suggests you did this with Kindergarten children. Have you ever tried it with Grade One or Two?
Erin

 

 

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