Reading Strategies, but don't use 'Stretchy Snake' etc
Happy New Year Word Challenge Freebie from Laura Candler - Works great as a partner activity!
Head Hunters Sight Word Game Each student gets a card with a sight word to stick on their head, the students roamed around the room reading sight words. They drew a line from their peer's name to the sight word they read off their peer's forehead.
Word Work with letter beads and pipe cleaners.
Write what caused my snowman to melt. Cause/Effect
cause and effect: diary of a spider
Fiction vs. non-fiction: Used "Diary of a Spider" and a non-fiction spider book. Facts about a spider on legs on one side, opinions (fiction) on the other side. Kindergarten lesson.
Teacherific: DIY Whisper Phones. Children use while they read to themselves. Go to the website for instructions.