Preschool spaces and early elementary classrooms should all have a well defined space where children can find a variety of books that are attractive, rich in vocabulary, and culturally interesting. In this segment from "Get Wild about Reading," a Between the Lions teacher training video from Mississippi Public Broadcasting and WGBH, Theo the Lion interviews Kimberly Triplett of the Early Childhood Institute at Mississippi State University and Kelly Carmody, Nurturing Homes Coordinator at Mississippi State University, who describe how successful book corners have been set up in classroom, childcare centers, and home daycare facilities.
In this segment, you will see different examples of library centers or book corners where small groups of children can look at, read, and talk about books.
As you watch, look for
Now ask yourself
A book corner should include
Academic standards correlations on Teachers' Domain use the Achievement Standards Network (ASN) database of state and national standards, provided to NSDL projects courtesy of JES & Co.
We assign reference terms to each statement within a standards document and to each media resource, and correlations are based upon matches of these terms for a given grade band. If a particular standards document of interest to you is not displayed yet, it most likely has not yet been processed by ASN or by Teachers' Domain. We will be adding social studies and arts correlations over the coming year, and also will be increasing the specificity of alignment.