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Morning Work for the first day of school- FREE!!

A day in first grade: Ready or not... here they come!

I need this this year!!!!! One of the teachers I work with suggested this idea at our first faculty meeting this year and I thought it was so smart! When kids are pulled for speech, OT, reading groups, etc., they put the cup on their desk to say they are out of the room. It makes it easy to glance around the room and see who has been pulled.

The Wizard of Boz: Classroom Tidbits

Education to the Core: FREE Sampler! Two Weeks of Morning Work Bundle for First Grade

Education to the Core: Morning Work Bundle for First Grade

Take this pic at beginning of year, and then keep extras on hand for easy go-to volunteer thank you.

FREE PDF Fry's First 100 Words Snakes and Ladders Games x 6

Do your students lose your books? Check out the Booksource's classroom organizer.

Teach123 - tips for teaching elementary school: Lost books?

This is a great list of ways to help your child learn to read. How many of these things do you do with your kids?

50 Ways To Teach Your Child To Read

Read it,lace it, write it kindergarten sight words

Daily 5 Book Study-2nd Edition Chapter 5 + tons of FREEBIES

Math Lit. Perfect for new concepts on math!

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Mark and Sally Learn To Tally!

Ready or Not...Meet the Teacher!

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Ready or Not...Meet the Teacher!

Mark and Sally Tally- A Tally mark unit with TONS of no prep centers and activities for tallying and basic graphing. K-1

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Highlights of our Learning Launch!

Using ten frames as part of your calendar routine...perfect for a quick number sense activity each day!

Mrs. Plant's Press: Calendar in the Primary Grades

CENTER of Attention! guided reading phonics flip books!

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: CENTER of Attention!

4-in-a-Row Sight Word Game This is a fun and FREE way to help young learners become fluent with reading beginning sight words.

Kid-friendly rubric/checklist for student writing- perfect for writing station or creative writing assignments!

10 free reading programs on mobile devices like iPad iPhone that continuously offer free books to kids (daily, weekly or monthly) #kidsapps #kidlit

10 Free Reading Programs for Kids on Mobile Devices | iGameMom

Meet the Teacher - tips to make your meet the teacher smooth and stress-free. Includes FREE printables.

Teach123 - tips for teaching elementary school: Meet the Teacher

She has some FANTASTIC ideas here on organizing your classroom.

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Organization

Short Vowel Literacy Centers: Short Vowel Roll A Word plus 5 other short vowel activities!

Conversations in Literacy: RtI Visual Plans & Short Vowels

Pandora in the Classroom

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

Fun Sight Word Games You Can Play Outdoors! Park tricycle in the spot. Pop the balloon. Pool fetch. Great Ideas!

Sight Word Games to Play Outdoors - Coffee Cups and Crayons