75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words
My first grader has a spelling list of 10 words each week that she has to learn. As a teacher, I was always on the giving end of these ...
Numbers, Numbers, Numbers! & FREEBIES! - A Spoonful of Learning
At the beginning of the year I like to focus on NUMBERS!. The first week of school, I like to review numbers 1-5 to get a feel for how well my student know their numbers. Then, each week I focus on a number for the entire week and teach them a variety of ways to show […]
Word wall center children read the word to a partner, then build the word with the magnet letters. This is made with a large oil drip pan from an auto parts store:)
I'm Done Jar 2.0! - Miss Kindergarten
My first year of teaching, I created an “I’m Done” jar for my fast finishers and it was seriously amazing! I always had students who finished their “must do’s” quickly. They just got it! When they came up to me and exclaimed, “Teacher! I’m done!” I generally would just tell them to go read a …
Head Hunters Sight Word Game
I was lucky enough to go to the Illinois Pre-K and Kindergarten Conference last Thursday and Friday. There were plenty of inspirational speakers and I came home with TONS of ideas. For once I did not come home with tons of "stuff" I bought. I think I maybe just might have already purchased everything they sell there:) Anyway, I wanted to bring my class a little gift from my "trip." I got them nothing but good ideas and a reinvigorated teacher. SO . . . I told the kiddos I got them some new…
Literacy Without Worksheets
Sight word flip books; use magazines and newspapers. Just leave in writing center... busy bees done their work can add to it
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Happy Manic Monday! I'm linking up to share this math freebie I'll be using all week with my firsties: A page of number sente...
Amy Lemons - Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.
Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.
CVC Word Family Word Work
Working with and mastering simple CVC words is such an important skill for beginning readers. I wanted to create a fun, hands-on and engaging activity
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(via Team V's First Grade Fun: "I'm Done" Cups) Students pick a stick from the "I'm Done" cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities...