LOL'S GOALS

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THE FOCUS OF OUR EFFORTS

Making a Difference

Here at Love of Literacy, we have the potential to make a real and positive change in the community. We are driven by the same ideas we initially founded our non-profit organization upon: inspiration, creativity, and supportive services. Learn more about our mission, vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see in urban education.

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INSPIRE

INSPIRE children in grades Pre-K - 2nd to develop a love of literacy by providing access to reading materials that meet children’s interests.

LOL will inspire children to develop a love of literacy by providing various reading materials. Children will have access to texts with diverse characters, authors, and illustrators, which will support children in making text-to-self connections and text-to-world connections. LOL’s students will also have access to the following research-based texts…

  • Decodable Readers

  • Leveled Readers

  • Authentic Texts

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CREATE

CREATE equity for at-risk children by providing high-quality reading services and resources.

Our reading services will have a high-quality instructional approach that is comprehensive and research-based. Sessions will address foundational skills that are necessary for learning to read and write. LOL’s hands-on resources and services focus on the components of literacy.


  • Phonemic Awareness

  • Letter Sound Knowledge/Alphabetic Principle

  • Word Decoding

  • Vocabulary

  • Comprehension

  • Spelling

  • Written Expression

 
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SUPPORT

SUPPORT and engage families by providing workshops that focus on reading foundational skills.

Families will have the opportunity to engage in parent literacy workshops. LOL’s literacy experts and trained volunteers will teach parents how to support their readers at home. The workshops will include...

  • mini lessons

  • hands-on activities

  • reading materials for home

  • online resources