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Grades K – 2
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Activities & Projects

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.

 

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   3 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Amazing Biographies: Writing About People Who Change the World

After reading about historical figures and other important people that have changed the world, children choose someone that they consider to be “amazing”—either someone they’ve heard about or someone they know—and create a book page that highlights this person.

 

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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   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.

 

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.

 

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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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