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Designed by literacy experts Jan Richardson and Michèle Dufresne, each Literacy Footprints kit includes teaching tools and components for K–6 Learners. Each book in Literacy Footprints is paired with a lesson card based on The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. Lessons include word study activities, comprehension strategies, guided writing, and more.
OUR BOOKS pair clear, well-chosen fonts with wide spacing between words,
thoughtful line breaks, and supportive photography and illustrations.
Award-winning nonfiction provides
motivation for additional learning
Favorite classic stories and
traditional tales inspire readers
character stories amuse
and engage students
fiction books paired with nonfiction
support making connections
OUR LESSON PLANS are designed to engage students in literacy learning
while they read books and write stories. The activities instill confidence in students as they learn
important early literacy behaviors, concepts of print, and letters and sounds.
EACH KIT INCLUDES A TEACHING GUIDE that provides a wealth of supportive instruction and photographs.
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.
Teaching tools designed by Jan Richardson and
Michèle Dufresne are included in every kit
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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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