trash or treasure...write sight words on paper, crumple, kids uncrumple, and read word. sight words are treasure, nonsense words are trash. record
Mrs. Lee's Kindergarten: Community Helpers Literacy Centers
This is great to teach after you have taught what writers workshop is and also given students the opportunity to have an ideas chart. Keep this posted in the room because it will be helpful when teaching different genres in writing for instance, personal narratives, how to, persuasive writing, etc...
Writing about small moments...a Seed vs. a Watermelon anchor chart
Launching Writer's Workshop
Word, Build, & Write! Great for sight words and CVC words! Love how it is reusable.
75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words-Could use for sight words, too!
Slides and Ladders Game. Make blank laminated copy and fill in with words for particular spelling patterns or phonics skills.
Sightword Sand Writing from Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Down by the Sea Centers + FREEBIE
Sight Word Make-It Station - say it, build it, write it
Home reading letter for parents. Encourages strategies other than "sound it out".
Miss Kindergarten: DIY Foam Dice
cookie sheet letter activities... amazing!
Writing Rubric. love that this has so many visuals!!!
This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.