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Tracy Cornacchio
Re: letterland
Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:20

Letterland focus more on the letter sound and each letter is a character in Letterland. For example the letter "a" is Annie Apple and she says /a/. The students learn about each character and the sound they make through stories and songs. The students love Letterland and it quickly helps them learn the sounds letters make.

We let the students choose their own topic to write about and they seem to write more and are engaged when choosing their own topic.

  • letterland - Stacy, Sat Nov 22 16:17
    What is Letterland? I assume it helps students recognize letters, but I am not familiar with that particular process. Also, what kinds of writing prompts do you give to students that age? Do you find ... more
    • Re: letterland - Tracy Cornacchio, Tue Nov 25 10:20
      • prompts - Stacy, Tue Nov 25 15:52
        I notice the same thing with 8th graders and writing. Even some of the most reluctant to write will write on a topic that they feel like they own.
        • Prompts - Candie Hedrick, Fri Nov 28 20:27
          Before I started writer's workshop this year, I did give my students a prompt and it was much harder for them to write. All of my writer's workshop writing will be for the students to choose their... more
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