Letter J-Jungle

The Adventures Of Scuba Jack,
Letter J-Jungle

Jungles are areas of dense growth with lots of sunlight. Jungles grow in swamps, near broad rivers or in former clearings. Jungles can be found in most countries near the equator. There are areas of the jungle where it is open and sunny and tall grasses grow. The mysterious jungle is an exciting place for children to visit with their imaginations. Explore our many activities that are sure to please and offer hours of entertainment and FUN!

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the importance of reading

Key Findings

The frequency of reading to children at a young age has a direct causal effect on their schooling outcomes regardless of their family background and home environment.

  • Reading to children at age 4-5 every day has a significant positive effect on their reading skills and cognitive skills (i.e., language and literacy, numeracy and cognition) later in life.
  • Reading to children 3-5 days per week (compared to 2 or less) has the same effect on the child’s reading skills at age 4-5 as being six months older.
  • Reading to them 6-7 days per week has the same effect as being almost 12 months older.
  • Children read to more frequently at age 4-5 achieve higher scores on the National Assessment Program.

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Thank you for visiting my page. I’m Beth Costanzo, an Early Childhood Teacher, Reading Specialist, Consultant, Public Speaker and Author. I was born to teach and feel that a child’s first experience in a school setting should be nurturing, fun, hands-on and educational. Here you can find hands-on lessons, themes, activities and printables for pre-k and Kindergarten Classrooms.

I am a mother of 3: Alexandra 22, Julianna 20 and Salvi 11. Currently, I am the owner/Principal of a private school in Gloucester, Massachusetts. more…
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