Language Arts Ideas

Lots of great ideas for teaching language arts in general to mostly to Pre-K, Kindergarten, and first graders, but also some ideas for older kids, too! Visit me at, or at my blog at

Language Arts Ideas

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Chart of Syllable Types ~ Informative. (Free.)

Teacher's Take-Out: 6 Syllable Type Poster

Great visual showing the letters that need capitals.

First Grade Friendly Froggies: Favorite Pins Friday!

FREE: Noun Sort Activities:---Nouns vs. Not Nouns---Proper Nouns vs. Common Nouns---Person vs. Place vs. Thing.


Common and Proper Noun Freebie

Common and Proper Noun Freebie

Common and Proper Noun Sort FREEBIE

Common and Proper Noun Sort

Free - Proper Nouns-Second Grade Common Core Lesson

Proper Nouns-Second Grade Common Core Lesson

Parts of Speech Flipbook. Looks like a great way to review!

Parts of Speech Activities - Layers of Learning

Making Complete Sentences with Roll a Sentence (FREE Printable Included) ~ Plus more resources for making sentence writing fun! | This Reading Mama

Roll a Sentence (FREE Printable Included)

TLC Little MIss Muffet Photo and other nursery rhyme crafts

Letter and Rhyme a Day

FREEBIE! Teach your students about contractions this holiday season with this interactive Crackin' Contractions activity and rap song. Your students will learn about contractions by creating an interactive christmas cracker that showcases contractions and the words that form them. Included in this freebie is an original interactive rap written by Tweet Music. There are segments within the rap that students are able to respond to with contractions. FREE!

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Fairytale writing ideas. Great to teach the parts of a story!

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Want your students to try a variety of genres? Try "Reading Musical Chairs"! They each bring a book (or you can choose enough for everyone), and then they rotate around the circle reading. It gets them interested in something new!

Reading "Musical" Chairs

Fluency and intonation practice! So simple!

Fluency practice!

An AMAZING list of read aloud books (and novels to read with older children) that all have a #character building kind of theme.

Best read aloud list for character

"How to Do Guided Reading with Children that Cannot Yet Read." This post has some great procedures and routines for helping emergent readers get started learning beginning reading skills.

How to Do Guided Reading with Children that Cannot Yet Read

Sort by Concepts of Print Freebie from HeidiSongs! #kindergarten

Teaching Kindergarten: What's Working? Week #11

Signs of Dyslexia? Here are the early signs of dyslexia, advice on when to get help, and some examples of "normal" Kindergarten writing with reversals (backwards letters).

Signs of Dyslexia?

"B's have bellies; d's don't!" Poster is $1.00

Kindergarten Faith: Writing Helpers
  • Kerren Coburn
    Kerren Coburn

    We always chant "the bat before the ball . . . and grab the doorknob before the door ." We make the bed and work on it's shape -- even still . . . some still reverse, but not many.

  • Leigh Ann Towater
    Leigh Ann Towater

    too cute!

Love this painted Reading Bench! This post has tons of examples of authors chairs, too!

Teaching My Friends!: Author's Chair ~ Share Chair

How Children's Books Help Kids Reach Their Potential, #infographic

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Our New HeidiSongs Nursery Rhymes CD is HERE!! (FREE SHIPPING!) So cute!

Our New HeidiSongs Nursery Rhymes CD is HERE! (FREE SHIPPING!)

Great ideas for prefixes and suffixes!

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Prefixes and Suffixes!

Nonfiction vs Fiction Anchor Chart example #anchorcharts

The {4th Grade} Journey: Anchors Away for Anchor Charts!

Use dried macaroni sentence strips to practice comma usage. LOVE! #secondgrade #grammar

Teaching Fourth: Five For Friday!

Click here for the 1st of 8 blog posts with whole group, educational games to play with one adult and a large group of children.

Great Whole Group Games: Entry #1