10 Ways to Teach Sight Words for Literacy Station and Guided Reading Group Activities
Sight word Jenga. Kids have to read the word before removing the block.
Get Everything in Order…Before They Even Arrive
I am beyond excited to write this today! I am joining an inspiring group of upper-elementary friends to share a Back to School Survival Guide. And it is chock-full of tips and resources to help you prepare for a brand new year! I'm hoping to provide some helpful hints you can use, well before your students arrive. I'm also hoping you will be able to share your tips at the end of this post as well, so we can compile a huge list of ideas together! One of the most important ways I get ready for…
What does my child need to know before kindergarten? - It's Always Autumn
What should my child know before kindergarten? Answer this question with a free printable kindergarten readiness checklist. What your kid needs to know.
Money / coin identification and value anchor chart for first grade. I did the left column and top before we filled in the rest together. They had to help me determine the coin pictures, what was on heads, tales, and value. :D
What is early literacy and why it’s important (infographic)
Early literacy is everything kids know about reading and writing before they learn to read and write. Sacramento Public Library puts a…
Following Directions with Animals
I don't know about you but I'm always trying to think of directions for my kids to follow, and sometimes it's hard to think of them on the spot. This packet includes 36 animal-themed following directions and 12 animal cards. Print, cut, and laminate all cards. Lay the animal cards out in front of ...
Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen|Hardcover
Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen (Picture Book to go with Lifelong Guideline of "Active Listening")
Guided Reading Lesson Plan (includes before, during, after strategies)
This is a great way to keep your guided reading lesson plans organized. A five day lesson plan in a very organized two page document. Included is strategies for your ESL students. I hope you enjoy using this lesson plan as I do! Thanks for downloading!
Temporal Concepts Speech Therapy NO PREP
Temporal Concepts:Printable, ready to use worksheets to target basic to complex temporal concepts! Before/After - 3 pagesFirst/Next/Last & First/Second/Third - 2 pagesBeginning/Middle/End - 2 pagesLaminate for durability and kids love to circle or cross out pictures with a whiteboard marker!Be sure to look at the preview to see what's included.*****************************************************************************Check out these related products:Quantitative ConceptsQualitative Con...
LISTEN AND DRAW Inferences Superhero
Superhero themed lessons will strengthen students inferences skills, writing, and listening skills. Activities called "Listen and Draw" are included in this latest edition. Listening skills are so important! Before you can effectively teach procedures and academic skills, your students need to listen and attend to what you are saying. paid
Phonemic Awareness Intervention (with Google Slides)
This is the ultimate pack for phonemic awareness! This set includes activities for you to use during small group instruction. Set your students are the right path for reading success. Phonemic awareness instruction comes before phonics instruction!Included in this pack:~Initial Sounds~Isolating Sounds (first or final sounds)~Isolating Sounds 2 (Determining which sound is different with two pictures)~Segmenting Phonemes: 3 different activities~Substituting Phonemes~Deleting Phonemes~Two…
Before Five in a Row - Katy No-Pocket
Katy No-Pocket is a Before Five in a Row book and a good launching pad for exploring the 'land down under'. We used many of the lessons from the manual, but since they are geared towards younger children I added in a few additional lessons for my older son. As I shared before I wasn't planning on using BFIAR this year but after looking through all the manuals I felt like my kids were right in the middle of BFIAR and FIAR. Plus, there are so many wonderful books they I don't wont them to miss…
FREEBIE! This is one of my all-time favorite quick writing strategies. It can be used with any topic and can serve as a pre or post assessment. Just select a topic and grab a nonfiction text from your school library. Ask your students to draw a picture of the topic before you read the text, then read the text and have them draw a second picture. (Image only)