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If you and your family are into lapbooks, booklets, or other foldables, you will love this free gift from Homeschool Share! 100 editable lapbook templates — templates you can type on before s… Teacher Organization, Teacher Tools, Teacher Hacks, Teacher Resources, Teacher Freebies, Lesson Plan Organization, Teacher Planner Free, Organized Teacher, Free Teaching Resources

100 Editable Lapbook Templates {Free} — DIY Homeschooler

100 Editable Lapbook Templates {Free} — Editable and easily be reused for lessons and applications. A perfect tool for the homeschool handy-mom!

narrative writing---This book would be a great introduction to writing workshop or read-aloud for personal narrative. Kindergarten Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Writing Traits, 6 Traits, Kindergarten Lessons

Writer's Workshop Mentor Texts Linky Party

Funky First Grade Fun is having a linky party and this is one I can really get in to! The hard part was narrowing down the list of books ...

Word Sticker Book - Students receive a sticker for each sight word they can read.Sight Word Sticker Book - Students receive a sticker for each sight word they can read. Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Activities, Classroom Activities, Word Games, Reading Activities, Sight Word Booklets, Classroom Ideas, Spelling Practice

Sight Words

You can download this poster { here } In our district we use Zeno words . In first grade, we give our students 5 sight words a we...

Color Activities for Preschool Printable . 24 Color Activities for Preschool Printable . Free Printable Back to School Coloring Sheets Color Print Worksheets Preschool for Kindergarten Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Preschool Kindergarten, Preschool Learning, Preschool Activities, Color Activities, Kindergarten Worksheets, Alphabet Crafts, Letter Crafts

Color By Letters A, B, C, D, E {Free Kids Printable}

Let's work on A, B, C, D and E with these sweet color by letters worksheets! There are so many alphabet worksheets out there that can

Remember this!: Simple little ABC books are perfect for introducing letters to preschoolers. -A little book for each letter of the alphabet! -Easy to copy and assemble for your class. Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Preschool Lessons, Alphabet Activities, Preschool Kindergarten, Preschool Learning, Preschool Activities, Preschool Homework, Teaching The Alphabet

Alphabet Books | ABC Books for Preschool, Pre-k and Kindergarten

Teach the alphabet with these easy-to-assemble black and white alphabet books. The ABC books provide multi-sensory letter and alphabet practice, and phonics fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, RTI, and SPED classrooms. Whether you use a letter of the week method or a no letter of the week meth...

Active sight word game for kids. Great for those kinesthetic learners. Could be like musical chairs but with poetry. I read the poem, and the students have to find the next word in the poem. There are less and less words available. Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Games, Sight Word Activities, Reading Activities, Literacy Activities, Spelling Practice, Literacy Centers, Fun Reading Games

Bright Ideas for Kinesthetic Learning

First Grade Smiles: An elementary teaching blog by Melissa Machan. K-2 teaching ideas, resources, freebies, classroom tips, and more.

Parents, it's not always about the kid reading to him or herself. You can still read aloud. grade read aloud ideas with activities, first grade read aloud ideas. Works great in classroom or at home. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Teaching Reading, Learning, Comprehension Strategies, Free Activities

30+ First Grade Read Alouds with Activities

Read aloud activities are wonderful in the classroom. It allows for more complex and intriguing stories for the children to experience while putting the actual learning activities at their level.

Preschool Letters - play dough mats with correct letter formation. Great for fine motor skills and learning to write letters correctly. Preschool Literacy, Preschool Letters, Classroom Activities, Preschool Activities, Learning To Write, Learning Letters, Letter E Activities, Letter Of The Week, Letter Formation

Preschool Letter E - In My World

We started out Preschool Letter of the Week E with an alphabet pinwheel. I would have liked to start with our beginning sounds basket, but all I could find in our house were eggs and envelopes…. and I wasn’t sure whether filling a frail basket with some eggs for a preschooler to handle would have …

Teach Your Child to Read - Mrs. Terhunes First Grade Site!: Anchor Charts - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Ela Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Time, Reading Activities, Stamina Anchor Chart

Anchor Charts

My new obsession this year has been making and using anchor charts for my lessons. Here are just some of the anchor charts I have made thi...

Simple science PREP activities for a busy teacher who wants their students to have fun and learn. First Grade Science, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Kindergarten Classroom, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Classroom Activities

Print & Play with Living and Non Living Things

I finally did it! I wanted to finished my Living and Non Living pack for years… {3 years but who is counting.} Every year when I would see this topic on the curriculum map, I would start to p…

I think this would be cute for lower elementary kids leaning the difference in living and nonliving things Kindergarten Science Activities, 1st Grade Science, Sorting Activities, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Classroom Themes, Elementary Schools, Plant Science

What things are Living and Non-Living? A science picture sorting activity.

A fun and adorable way to review which things are living and which things are not. Cut out the graphics and paste them under the proper heading. Use them laminated in color for review or as printable cut-apart handouts in black and white for easy copying. Includes 50 color wall words for all of t...

Writing in salt (this site has Montessori & Montessori-inspi.- Writing in salt (this site has Montessori & Montessori-inspired activities). Writing in salt (this site has Montessori & Montessori-inspired activities). Montessori Activities, Educational Activities, Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Montessori Education, Montessori Kindergarten, Vocabulary Activities, Alphabet Activities, Preschool Worksheets

In What Order Should You Introduce Letters to Your Preschooler?

Should you introduce letters to your preschooler in their order in the alphabet? Surprisingly, no. There are actually better ways to introduce letters.

Simple three piece puzzles are a fun and easy way to introduce three letter words! These puzzles help to reinforce the structure and composition of a word using letter sounds, one letter at a time. Special Education Classroom, Kids Education, Preschool Printables, Preschool Activities, Phonological Awareness Activities, Word Games For Kids, Resource Room Teacher, Teaching Handwriting, Three Letter Words

3 Letter Words Puzzles

These simple three piece puzzles are a fun and easy way to introduce three letter words! The puzzle were designed to teach students how to read 24 basic words including: Ant, Axe, Bee, Bow, Box, Bus, Cat, Cow, Cub, Dog, Egg, Eye, Fox, Hat, Key, Map, Mug, Nut, Owl, Pea, Pie, Pig, Pot, & Sun. I...

personal word wall book for writing folders Writing Words, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Personal Dictionary, Dictionary Words, 1st Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Preschool Literacy, 2nd Grade Classroom

Personal Word Wall Booklet

This little booklet was created for students to use as a resource to compile a list of commonly used high frequency words and vocabulary words. Students will add words throughout the year as they are introduced by the teacher during word wall time or during the introduction of new units of study. Si...

Fun in First Grade: Gearing up for December and Sparkly E Word Study, Word Work, Kindergarten Language Arts, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Classroom Freebies, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Activities, Cvce Words


I found the idea for a "magic e" last year on Mrs. Wheeler's blog. When I saw this wand, I knew I had to make one. When I searched through my cabinet for a cut out letter, I found a sparkly one and taped it to a ruler. I decided to call my E, "sparkly E" and I love it! I tell the students that when Sparkly E shows up, the vowel in the word is SO excited because the E is just so beautiful and shiny that the vowel just has to introduce itself. "Hi, it's so nice to meet you. My name is…