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Literacy - Literacy Centers/Stations

Another page gives ideas of how to organize literacy centers:
Literacy Organization/Management

abcTeach: Center Signs - http://abcteach.com/directory/teaching_extras/classroom_signs/  has printable signs for centers

A to Z Teacher Stuff: Literacy Centers - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plans/Learning_Centers/Literacy_Centers/index.shtml Lots of links

Alphabet Learning Centers - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/106.shtml Just the abc’s

Anne LaBoon’s Literacy Centers - http://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/hesteachers/laboonac/web%20pages/literacy_centers.htm Good listing of goals for literacy centers, plus some examples listed below.

Bee Happy Teaching - http://www.beehappyteaching.com/literacyworkstations.htm Pictures and descriptions

CanTeach: Literacy Center Ideas - http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/beginning10.html Ideas listed

Center Photos - http://www.abc123kindergarten.com/lindaholliman.html A teacher shares photo ideas from a Linda Holliman workshop on literacy centers. A photo is worth a thousand words!!!

Classroom Centers - http://www.madison.k12.al.us/mtcarmel/3rd_grade/manus/centers.html Gr. 3 centers

Kathleen's Kindergarten Literacy Centers - http://www.cobb.k12.ga.us/~frey/kahome/kalitcenters.html Brief listing with description of the many centers used throughout the year.

Hubbard’s Cupboard ABC Centers - http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/abc_centers.html Nice listing of centers, each with a small description and photo

Hummingbird Educational: Literacy & ABC's - http://www.hummingbirded.com/ Excellent literacy ideas submitted by classroom teachers.

K-Crew’s Units & Centers - http://www.thekcrew.net/units.html Ideas for centers 

KinderKorner: Literacy Centers - http://www.kinderkorner.com/centers.html Teacher submitted ideas; messy & tight, but tons of ideas

Learning Center Ideas - http://warhawks.k12.mo.us/elem/klenkew/teacher%27s%20korner%20learning%20center%20ideas.html Wonderful ideas for K-2; photos and descriptions of where to get materials

LessonPlanz: Literacy Centers - http://lessonplanz.com/Lesson_Plans/Learning_Centers/Literacy_Centers/index.shtml The first link is for purchase for $12.95 U.S. for 60 Literacy Centers blackline masters, etc. The other links are for free lesson ideas and tidbits.

Literacy Centers - http://www.swlauriersb.qc.ca/schools/crestview/ls/Teacher/Teacher_Literacy_Centers.htm This Quebec school has uploaded wonderful materials to share with us, including center labels and signs, and center activities

Literacy Centers - http://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/hesteachers/laboonac/web%20pages/literacy_centers.htm A listing of what she includes in the many literacy centers she uses; no descriptions or details.

Literacy Centers - http://nccsc.k12.in.us/perduec/literacycenters.htm Photos and short summaries of basic centers.

Literacy Centers in Kindergarten - http://www.learningtoread.ecsd.net/k%20Literacy%20Centers.htm Three teachers collaborated to create this literacy center concept for their school; photos.

Literacy Centers Pre-K and K - http://www.kinderplans.com/content.cfm?pageid=187 Description of ideas
Literacy Centers: Kindergarten - http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/469.html A good guide for basics

Literacy Work Stations - http://www.beehappyteaching.com/literacyworkstations.htm Kelly shares the work stations that she has created for her classroom.

Literacy Work Stations - http://www.trcabc.com/literacyworkstations.html Debbie Diller’s book and task cards available for purchase.

Literacy Work Stations - http://www.canyonisd.net/technology/teacher/Literacy%20Stations/index.htm There are different stations listed in the left hand frame; select one to see list of ideas for that center plus photos of what it might look like.

Mrs. Attaya’s First Grade Literacy Stations - http://www.dentonisd.org/pecancreek/lattaya/literacy.htm  So many centers listed with ideas; tips for organization; theme ideas - all for grade 1.  Some are perfect for kindergarten and Gr. 2 as well.

Mrs. Bonthuis’ Literacy Centers - http://www.mrsbonthuisclass.com/Literacycenters.htm Several ideas

Mrs. McDowell's Literacy Boxes - http://www.mrsmcdowell.com/ Julie Anne, from Texas, shares her organization and ideas for her Gr. 1 classroom. Just select "Literacy Boxes."

Mrs. Pohlmeyer’s Literacy Work Stations - http://www.mrspohlmeyerskinderpage.com/stations.htm   Great, practical explanation of how to organize literacy centers for kindergarten. Over 30 station ideas with photos! Excellent!

Carol's Favorite - 2005

Ms. Ross’ Literacy Centers - http://www.msrossbec.com/literacy_index.html Several pdf files to download. Click on Literacy Stations in the left column to find those. Also make sure to read the Guided Reading page!

Our School Family Literacy Centers - http://www.ourschoolfamily.com/Literacy%20Centers.htm Photos and descriptions of centers

Pratt’s Educational Resources - http://www.fastq.com/%7Ejbpratt/education/theme/filefolders.html File folder activities

Preschool Printables - http://www.preschoolprintables.com/filefolder/filefolder.shtml File folder games

Teacher’s Room: Literacy Centers - http://www.theteachersroom.com/literacy_centers.htm Short descriptions

Teaching Heart’s Learning Centers - http://www.teachingheart.net/LC.htm Just tons of information to browse through. Guaranteed you will find at least one idea you’ll want to use!

Using Literacy Centers with Guided Reading - http://www.msrossbec.com/literacy_index.html Several pages with great ideas; also a links page to other web pages

Virtual Vine:
Literacy - http://www.thevirtualvine.com/Literacy.html  Excellent ideas!
Literacy Work Stations - http://www.thevirtualvine.com/workstations.html The list is endless! Her conversational tone makes you feel like she's a close colleague or mentor as she walks you through her stations, explaining her rationale, and showing photos.

Carol's Favorite - 2005

What is a Literacy Work Station? - http://www.stenhouse.com/pdfs/0353ch01.pdf Chapter 1 of Debbie Diller’s Work Station Book

Writing Station - http://www.canyonisd.net/technology/teacher/Literacy%20Stations/writing_station.htm Sometimes this is the hardest one to get going…

List Serve Mailing - June 24, 2005