Four blocks is a multi-method, multi-level literacy framework developed by Pat Cunningham and Dottie Hall of Wake Forest University. It is utilized by thousands of classrooms around the country.|
The purpose of this webpage is to enhance and enrich the implementation of the 4 Blocks Framework for Literacy in the LaFayette School District elementary classrooms.
Websites related to the Four Blocks Literacy Framework:
A bimonthly Four Blocks column written by Cheryl Sigmon
Four Blocks Lesson Plans
Building Blocks Lesson Plans
Four Blocks & Building Blocks Mailrings (a discussion network of teachers using these frameworks)
Four Blocks & Bulding Blocks (Kindergarten) Chatboards
Monthly Chat Sessions
Literature Resources & More...
The Four Blocks website of a school district located in Kankakee, IL (ironically their school is name Lafayette Primary Center).
Brief descriptions of each of the Four Blocks
Word Wall Cheers
Nifty Thrifty Fifty Procedure (Upper Grades)
Links to Lessons
Conference notes from the annual Four Blocks Leadership Conference & much, much more...
Readinglady.com - a site developed by a classroom teacher for teachers
Professional resources (Four Blocks related & other) for sale at discounted prices
Lessons and lesson plan forms
Pat Cunningham's Site (Four Blocks Developer)
Commonly Asked Questions
Distrct Home Page