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Literacy Footprints is a Guided Reading system designed for classroom teachers, intervention, ELL, Special Education teachers, and support staff who are teaching children to read and write. Powerful lesson cards accompany our high-quality leveled books in a variety of genres and follow Jan Richardson’s “Next Step” lesson format. Lessons also include word study and phonics instruction based on The Next Step Forward in Word Study and Phonics. Each kit also includes component materials designed by Jan Richardson and Michèle Dufresne to consistently support teachers throughout the lessons.
Levels Pre-A-Level Z
Beginner Steps/Pre-A–Level F
Learn what makes Literacy Footprints the perfect guided reading collection for your classroom.
Pioneer Valley Books has partnered with literacy experts Jan Richardson and Michèle Dufresne to design a system for classroom, intervention, English language learning, and special education teachers who are instructing students to read and write.
Each Literacy Footprints Kit includes sequenced, high-quality texts and lesson cards, plus a comprehensive Teaching Guide, online assessment resources, video tutorials, and unique teaching materials created specifically for Literacy Footprints.
Pioneer Valley Books offers a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction books and other resources for Reading Recovery, primary classroom, and literacy teachers at affordable prices. Our mission is to provide engaging stories and teaching materials that help children to develop strong literacy skills and a love of reading.
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