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Kathy Fox is a teacher educator at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She spent the first twenty-four years of her professional life as a preschool, kindergarten, and first-grade teacher in California.
Chelsey Bahlmann has taught first and third grades in North and South Carolina. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Georgia in reading, writing, children's literature, and digital literacy.
Joy Foster Hughes is an elementary school teacher. She has a bachelor of arts in elementary education and a master’s degree in language and literacy education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and is certified in academically and intellectually gifted education. She has taught second and third grades in general education and kindergarten through fifth grades in AIG education.
Melissa Milstead is a kindergarten teacher in Wilmington, North Carolina, and has taught first grade as well. She received a bachelor of arts in elementary education and a master’s degree in language and literacy education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Chapter One: An Introduction to Keywords
Chapter Two: A Historical Context for Sylvia Ashton-Warner
Chapter Three: Developing My Own Keyword Style
Chapter Four: Keywords in a Kindergarten Classroom
Chapter Five: Keywords in a First Grade Classroom
Chapter Six: Keywords in a Second Grade Classroom
Chapter Seven: Keywords in an English Language Learners’ Classroom
Chapter Eight: Adaptations to Fit Other Classroom Contexts
Chapter Nine: How to Easily and Effectively Set Up Your Classroom for Keywords
Chapter Ten: Conclusion
Appendix A: Sample Kindergarten Keywords
Appendix B: Sample First Grade Keywords
Appendix C: Sample Second Grade Keywords