name cards and word cards provide opportunities for children to
copy meaningful print. These cards provide models of convention-
al print and motivate children to make successive approximations
of the letters. Children enjoy copying their names and the names
of others. They also enjoy copying words related to the book
included in the suitcase. These explorations build a foundation
for success in written communication.
What are the components of the literacy suitcase?
The basic components of the literacy suitcase include