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Creating literacy-based programs for children : lesson plans and printable resources for K-5
Baker, R. Lynn, author.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017.
Physical Description:
vii, 165 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm
"The all-in-one resource you've been clamoring for, this book presents a comprehensive package of literacy-based public library programming ideas designed for children in kindergarten through the early tweens. Chock full of strategies and best practices for promoting literacy and reading skill development, it also features numerous planning templates and other materials ready to print and adapt as needed. With specific guidance for improving and streamlining each step of program planning and implementation, this book: defines literacy and reading skills by grade levels, in addition to information on other developmental stages; explains multiliteracies and connects them to programming practices; provides step-by-step program planning guides, arranged by grade level, which include book-based programs, clubs, makerspaces, afterschool/study programs, author/guest visits, family/all age programs, impromptu programming, and many others; offers STEAM-based programs which connect to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; gives advice on collaborating effectively with school librarians and teachers to plan school field trips; addresses large event and summer reading program planning; shows how to program for children with special needs; and shares tips and suggestions for getting the word out through advocacy and marketing"--
Literacy and reading skills by grade and developmental stages -- Multiliteracies defined -- What is programming? -- Types of programs -- Program planning -- Specialized group programs and outreach services -- Large event and summer reading program planning -- Programming for children with special needs -- Advocacy and marketing your K-5 programs -- Lesson plans -- Appendix : Handouts and resources.
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