Knowledge-Rich Texts Lay the Foundation for Early-Literacy Progress

When a first-grader in Trousdale County was recently asked to sit down on his behind, he replied with the correct anatomical term: “You mean on my gluteus maximus?” The adults nearby were amazed. A first grader? Using vocabulary like this? In Trousdale, Putnam, and Sullivan counties, parents, bus drivers, and community members keep asking: “What are Read More