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Classroom Literacy Environments

Classroom Literacy

Assessment to Inform Instruction

Transition to Kindergarten

Literacy Coaching for
PreK Classrooms


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To enhance the classroom and create literacy-rich environments, discover the tools listed below.

To be used by literacy coaches & teachers to record comments, reflections and needs after completing ELLCO (Early Language & Literacy Classroom Observation, Copyright 2002 by Education Development Center, Inc., Newton MA. Brooks Publishing Company)

Literacy Enhancement Plan
Word 112K or pdf 84K

Download this informative brochure prepared by the former Office of School Readiness, NC Department of Public Instruction:

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A QUALITY LITERACY-RICH CLASSROOM: A Guide for Administrators, Teachers and Families (pdf 1.2 MB)

Download innovative activities to include in your classroom centers:

Portable Writing Caddy
Word 180K or pdf 1MB

Turn Taking List
pdf 96K

Architect’s Briefcase
Word 164K or pdf 756K

The Literacy Connection

Project Enlightenment • Wake County Public School System • Raleigh, North Carolina
The Literacy Connection program was initiated by an Early Reading First Grant funded
by the US Department of Education.

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The contents of this presentation were developed through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education;
however, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education
nor endorsement by the Federal Government. Published 2007.

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