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Braille activity to do with Helen Keller

The Teachers' Cauldron: February, Braille, and Frog and Toad

Center rotation- love the idea of using real classroom pictures.

Kim Adsit's Resources for Kindergarten Teachers, the Picnic Pals

88 Depth and Complexity Task cards for any novel, picture book, anthology story, etc. Can be used in grades 4-10+!

Depth and Complexity Task Cards {Literature}

Blooms higher thinking questions

Totally Terrific in Texas: Bloom's Buttons

Bookmark for interactive perfect is this?

Science Notebooks | Kristen's Kindergarten

Nonfiction text features

Cassandra Ellis (ccls531) on Twitter

Wonderful ideas for teaching fairy tales, compare and contrast, and beginning, middle, and end.

Fairy Tales - Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons

This Context Clues for 2nd Grade Task Card Bundle by The Teacher Next Door has 3 sets of Common Core task cards (96 cards) that will help your students practice identifying word meaning using context clues. Each card has a short story with a second grade vocabulary word (underlined) and students choose the correct meaning from the three that are listed. Context clues can be tricky, but this type of focused practice can really help strengthen reading skills. $

Context Clues Task Card Bundle for 2nd Grade

Suffixes Posters and visual cards that are great when learning prefixes and suffixes!!

Fun in First Grade: Small Group Phonemic Awareness Activities

Dandy Candy Vowel Digraphs ee or ea. Download the pictures and words (free). Students will match the correct vowel digraph word with its matching picture. A fun and easy practice and review game.

Stick ABC order. Draw 10 sticks from the can/bucket. Write in ABC order. Simple!

I use this at the beginning of every year!! The kids love it!! Environmental Print Pocket Chart

Phonics pockets in word study notebooks