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retell practice. put retell ropes in book boxes. teacher confer / partner read accountability (can attach retell poem: When I read a story It has more than one part The title and the author are just the places I start The setting, characters, and problem are parts of the story too Beginning, middle, end, and solution Help me retell the story to you)

Would love to hand this out at open house!

Have children practice Dolch sight words in the context of meaningful sentences! Sight word sentence sets are available from pre-primer to third grade level. Free resource!

Anchor Chart: Letter Combinations and Blends Chart

Roll & Retell: Would be a great Read With Someone activity!

Parents: Stop saying "sound it out", this is what to say when your child is reading to you!

Guided reading guide for teachers.pdf - Google Drive

All About Easy Readers! Strategies to help beginning readers and suggestions for finding the right level of easy readers!

Inferences. Make something to help/have all year since its hit so hard on test as is difficult for the kiddos

Poem to send to parents before school starts:)

Made it myself :) Reading Rubric for Primary Grades

A day in first grade: How to successfully start and implement Literacy Centers (or Stations)

Assessing using Fountas and Pinnell reading behaviors... from an article by Beth Newingham

Story maps! Great springboard for discussion and review of story. Try this with older students on white boards... If any events are out of order, etc. the post it notes allow students to look back, discuss and reorganize. :)

Fun way to review vowels/consonants. Fun making words Could do in spelling journal after modeling on chart paper...? Could continue through year with seasonal words or VOCABULARY (word of the day)?

anchor charts for reading writing math and more