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Supporting Early Literacy Outside of School – Resources from the 2021 Sessions

SPS District Assessments/Online Programs
February 24th Session

    • Recording of the session can be viewed here (passcode is 2*YBw+mb)
    • Take a Feedback Survey on the session here
    • We encourage families/community partners to use Sora,  Stamford PreK-5 Read Alouds, or Storyline Online
    • If you would like to schedule a Lexia or Symphony Math information/training session for your program site, please reach out directly to our district support contacts below. If you would prefer SC2C to schedule a session centrally, please reach out:  Lexia: Doug Meyer, 603-479-6525, douglas.meyer@lexialearning.com  OR Symphony Math: Aaron Somoza, 802-230-8700, aaron.symphonymath@gmail.com

 

Oral Language
March 24 Session

    • Recording of the session can be viewed here.
    • Take a Feedback Survey on the session here.
    • View presentation with embedded links here.
  • Ferguson Library Resources:
    • Obtain a library card here.
    • Visit online resources here.
    • Visit Tumble Books here.

 

Phonemic Awareness
April 28 Session

    • Recording of the session can be viewed here. Passcode: l1605!%#
    • View the session slides here.
    • View Phonemic Awareness Skills List here.
    • View Equipped for Reading Success by David Kilpatrick (resource used by SPS to teach phonemic awareness and the 29 skills listed in the above google sheet) here.

 

Phonics
May 26 Session

    • Recording of the session can be viewed here.  Passcode: =ZF=?0d^
    • View the session slides here.
    • SPS Scope and Sequence for Phonemic and Phonological Awareness and Phonics, including links to strategies and games from Florida Center for Reading Research to work on each skill, can be viewed  here.
    • Flyleaf, a free resource with emergent reader series books and worksheets can be viewed here.
    • Recipe for Reading (sequence used for learning letters and sounds). View the letter/sound sequence chart here. To order the letter sequence chart, click here. For more information about Recipe for Reading, click here.

 

Summer Reading
June 23 Session

    • Recording of the session can be viewed here.  Passcode: za0X#!!
    • View the session slides here.
    • If you need help accessing any of the library’s resources, reach out to the youth services librarians! You can get a library card, request a teacher unit, signup for the Summer Learning Club, access book lists/recommendations, access e-resources (ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies) through free apps and more!
      Email Amy M. Laughlin (she/hers): alaughlin@fergusonlibrary.org
      Email the Youth Services Department: FergYouth@gmail.com
      Call the Youth Services Department: 203-351-8242
      Visit the kids section of the library’s website here.