On the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™ Blog, Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell, and their team explore critical literacy topics. Read and reflect on posts about classroom instruction, intervention, assessment, and more.
Teachers and educators can use The Literacy Quick Guide not only as the initial building block toward a cohesive, literacy-based classroom, but also as an ongoing reference tool for explicit teaching. (continue reading)
Working with English language learners, you have the wonderful opportunity to observe them as they absorb their new language. The following are twenty suggestions for working effectively with young ELLs. (continue reading)
For English language learners, a reader's notebook is a safe place to practice a new language. It eventually becomes a record of their progress not only in content and literacy knowledge but in acquiring a new language. (continue reading)
Prekindergarten teachers are faced with the challenge of creating classrooms that are play-based, but also prepare children for a literacy-rich world. While most children will not leave PreK able to read conventionally, their development as emergent readers can be supported in many ways. (continue reading)