Interactive Phonics Mats- All Year Bundle Distance Learning
Phonics mat super bundle will be a hit with students. Test comprehension skills and add an hands on approach to reading. Students find the correct words to complete the simple stories . This super bundles includes stories for the whole year !
Writing Workshop Folders
Hi guys! I have been doing writer's workshop in my classroom for the past year and have been working on perfecting our writing folders. I think I got it right this time! I used offices last year, and while I liked them...they were a bit cumbersome and it did not have folders to actually store our writing in! Take a look: If you're interested in purchasing, there are editable covers and word walls in the packet so you can customize it to suit your students' needs! Check them out HERE.
12 Ways to Teach Phonics to Your Students
Learning to read is like cracking a code! It takes a tremendous amount of practice and time to learn to read and understand new words. And, I am certain you will agree when I say that time is not o…
ATTENTION TX Kindergarten Conference Attendees!!! Your Goodies as Promised!!! - Cara Carroll
These last couple of weeks have been a bit of a blur, so I’m lacking in my posts these days. However, I have to say that I’ve LOVED my time with all my Texas 1st and Kindergarten teachers these last couple of weeks. I swear I’m not biased or anything, but Texas has some of …
Creating Independent Writers
Hi, friends! For the past decade, I have continually reminded students to label their pictures, stretch out the words, make finger spaces, begin with a capital letter, end with a period, and so on... does this sound
Home - Learning at the Primary Pond
Are you trying out a reading workshop model this year with your Kinders or first graders? If so, you might be wondering, how on earth do I set up a reading workshop when my kids can’t even read?! That’s definitely what I was wondering when I first started implementing reading workshop a couple of years ago. […]
Sticker Story Writing – A Free, Year Long Literacy Center Activity
The first center I ever introduced to my students oh so many years ago was Sticker Story. This is not my original idea and I can't remember for the life of me where I first heard of it. But I do know that my students LOVE to do the Sticker Story literacy center. I love it too because it is so simple in terms of preparation. I'll share how I get it started, what students do and I've even got a free paper template so you can make your own literacy center activity too. How To Start a Sticker…