Alphabet Assessment
 Students should be assessed to find out which letters and sounds of letters they can name.

 Assessing Students Concepts About Print with Video
 Watch Patti demonstrate how to assess children's concepts about print.

 Children's Literature Web Guide
 A wealth of resources related to books for children- young and old.

 Concepts About Print Assessment
 Patti offers an assessment for determining children's understanding about the concepts of print.

 Fairrosa Cyber Library of Children's Literature
 Find classics, magazines and ebooks in the reading room, authors, illustrators, articles and reviews in the reference shelf collection, and archived children’s literature discussion in the archive.

 Letter of the Day
 Each day a different letter of the alphabet is highlighted with a song, pictures, and a poem to read.

 Linking Literature with Learning
 Article by Kay E. Vandergrift describes the importance of using literature across the curriculum in all learning areas. Also, look at her bibliography for further research.

 Literacy Center
 Provides a pre and early reading curriculum which can be used at school and at home. It is also helpful for students who are learning English as a Second Language.

 National Center for Family Literacy
 This organization strives to create educational and economic opportunity for at-risk children and their parents.

 Notes from the Windowsill
 Book reviews and news from Wendy E. Betts.

 Patti's Electronic Classroom
 Check out Patti's Classroom for great language arts resources as well as rubrics and assessments.

 Read Across America
 Begun in 1998 as a project to encourage students to read, the celebration culminates on or around March 2nd, Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Find some ideas and activities from the National Education Association to help you celebrate.

 Rhyme a Week
 Lessons for discovering and using rhymes taken from Nursery Rhymes.

 Seussentennial
 This is the official site for Dr. Seuss’s (Ted Geisel’s) 100th birthday on March 2nd, 2004. Find out more about this popular author and follow the “100 ways to celebrate Dr. Seuss” calendar.

 Vandergrif'’s Children’s Literature Page
 A great resource for booklists, children’s book publishers, multicultural resources, fairy tales, how to evaluate and analyze children’s books, and much more.