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SO teaching this to my class!

I Love 1st Grade: Sight Word Songs

This is a class favorite. You spin a word using a top and record your roll on the graph. Continue playing until one word reaches the top of the graph.

Goldilocks Returns by Lisa Campbell Ernst. Fractured Fairy Tale. Written from a fresh perspective - 'old' Goldilocks - the kids loved it!

Lots of guided reading videos

Kindergarten Guided Reading Instruction

18 fun and easy ways to help kids learn sight words!

beginning words for kids

Use Duct Tape on the floor to practice segmenting of sounds and syllables

I Have/ Who Has Sight Words This is a really great game to use with your students to practice/ review sight words. Students each receive a card ...

I Have/ Who Has Sight words

This is a super cool idea! Put some objects in the bag, and let kids pull one out to tell the next part of the story! Some kids would REALLY look forward to this!

Serendipity from Jewels : Story Bags


For the Love of First Grade: Five for Friday!

Contraction Anchor Chart

Buggy for Second Grade: We huffed and we puffed!

Writer's Workshop: Good Stuff!

Kreative in Kinder: Writer's Workshop: Good Stuff!

"After defining inferencing to my kiddos, I showed them my bag and began to pull out its contents. I explained that they were going to make inferences about me based on what was inside."

First grade adjective reference poster

Ideas for guided reading.

Teaching in High Heels: Bright Ideas Blog Hop

Kindergarten Close Reading MEGA Post!

Little Minds at Work: Kindergarten Close Reading MEGA Post!

Soooo cute. Persuasive writing about why or why not the pigeon should or should not be the principal for the day

Original pinner said: LOVE this book!!!! So many students I work with forget their vowels. This book helps reinforce the importance of vowels. A fun read!

how to write a list poem - a great activity for begining writers

This unit will take your students from planning to publishing including text features and several varied paper choices for their final "expert" books $6

The Literacy Shed. A collection of videos on each writing genre.