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Use when kicking off first person narrative writing

Plant a Seed...Read a Book: Memoirs of a Goldfish

Free resources for First grade!

The Hands-On Teacher: Five For Friday: Freebies too!

This file contains 100 illustrated adjectives in a word wall format. All words are illustrated and the adjectives range from basic ones, such as tall or big, to more advanced words such as angelic, frustrated and exhausted. This word wall is geared towards primary and ESL students to help them expand their vocabulary so that they may speak and write with more style and precision.

Adjectives Word Wall

Slap! Call out a word and first person to slap it, adds it to their pile….. vocabulary, sight words, math facts… so many possibilities!

Space Racers is a fast pace partner game that is great for your independent centers or for your small group instruction. Focuses on blends and digraph words for first grade.

Space Racers - Blend and Digraph Edition

Fluency #1- Students will get into partners. Then they will take turns rolling the dice. They match the number that they rolled with a sentence on their worksheet. They tally how many times they can correctly say the sentence without struggling. This is a fun way to practice reading aloud, and the teacher can make the sentences related to what they are learning in class.

Scott Foresman Reading Street Roll & Read Fluency Practice Unit 2

Relative pronouns

Relative pronouns who,which,where

Pinkadots Elementary : Tuesday Tried It: Fluency Friday Folders!

Pinkadots Elementary : Tuesday Tried It: Fluency Friday Folders!

Kids Poems: Grade 2: Teaching Second Graders to Love Writing Poetry

Walmart: Kids' Poems: Teaching 2nd Graders to Love Writing Poetry

Links or Ideas/Activities to do with the 2nd Grade Poems

Five station assignments (Shared, Independent, Word Work, Listening, Writing), a page with some notes of explanation, and a mini-poster to use as a...


This bundle includes everything you need to teach and assess for a month long unit of study on poetry and figurative language in the reading and writing workshops! There are 40 CCSS detailed lessons, chart examples, printable graphic organizers and thinkmarks for every reading lessons, writing rubrics, and much more!

Poetry & Figurative Language Unit of Study: Grade 2 BUNDLE

Serenade to Second Grade: Literacy Work Stations / Centers FREEBIE

Have you been looking for ways to meet the 1st and 2nd grade Common Core standard RL.4? Not only will you meet this standard with this unit, you w...

Teaching Poetry with the Arts 1-2 ( RL.4)

Poetry writing Create a similar chart with students after asking each to log onto a poetry website and choose one poem to write about and share with the class. Determine what a poem must include, and what's optional, based on each of their poems.

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: A Peek at My Week + Skittles!

Haiku poetry lesson: Teaching poetry to 2nd grade students

Haiku poems lesson: Teaching poetry to 2nd grade students

personal narrative anchor chart

Eclectic Educating: Five Finger Retell!

Eclectic Educating: Retelling

Song, "Two Vowels Together" (Tune: "Are You Sleeping?"; from Learning With Mrs. Parker)

Learning With Mrs. Parker: Vowels: The Long and Short of It