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Grades K – 2
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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Write Captivating Captions

Encourage children to connect words and pictures by having them write their own captions for family or magazine photos.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

A Story for Corduroy

After reading a Corduroy book together, encourage creativity and develop writing skills by writing a story about a favorite stuffed animal.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories

Help children use favorite photos to write a homemade memory book.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 5  |  Game & Tool

Alphabet Organizer

Alphabet Organizer lets children create a calendar-style ABC chart or letter pages for an alphabet book.

 

Grades   K – 8  |  Game & Tool

Postcard Creator

Whether their travel is real or imagined, you can help children use the Postcard Creator to combine words and images to share experiences from faraway places.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   3 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Start a Writer’s Notebook

Writer’s notebooks allow children and teens to take in the world around them and document their daily lives. Use these tips to learn how to start a writer's notebook with your child.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Use this tip to help a child become comfortable with writing, and you’ll lay a foundation for success in all future writing efforts.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

A Peek into Amelia's Notebook

Emily chats with a couple of sisters about two books in the Amelia’s Notebook series and even the grown-up Amelia herself, author-illustrator Marissa Moss.

 

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