Read To Self
Books lists, freebies, printables reading logs, classroom reading center ideas, and more to help you with the Daily 5 Read To Self.
Grab these fun and free summer reading logs to keep your students reading and learning all summer long! These summer reading logs are perfect for summer school reading or to practice literacy over summer vacation.
My Sentence Tree cards are a great resource for your kindergarten or 1st grade students to work on their reading fluency. Your students will practice foundational reading skill such as reading sight words, CVC words, long vowels, and words with blends while using this resource! Some ideas for ways you could use this resource include during word work centers, guided reading groups, or even as morning work!
Using padlocks in your kindergarten classroom is a great way to differentiated both math and literacy stations. Add these fine motor tools to your sensory table and bins to make instruction even more engaging for your students. Kids love learning with locks and keys. These DIY centers provide students with self-correcting, independent opportunities to practice essential early childhood skills in a developmentally appropriate way. And they're just FUN.
So many ways to practice letter formation and recognition with these fine motor alphabet mats. These letter mats reinforce letter formation and help build recognition and fluency in a fun and engaging way. A great addition to your Daily 5 or literacy stations, your early childhood students in pre-k and kindergarten will love working with their hands to make letters.
If you are using "One Word From Sophia" as a read aloud in your elementary classroom, these activities could be a great addition to your reading comprehension plans. Kindergarten through second grade students can complete these "One Word From Sophia" activities to show their understanding of the book.
Reading fluency is an important part of building a strong reading foundation for your kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students, and one way to improve fluency is to teach your students how to decode words quickly. Part of teaching your students to decode words is working explicitly on phonics. Read my post to learn more about the reading activities I do with my students to work on both phonics, and then reading fluency. Plus, I'm sharing a FREE letter and word timing sheet!