All About SIGHT WORDS - Little Minds at Work
Hello there! Sorry, I feel like a proper introduction is necessary. HA! I could ramble about why my blog has been lonely lately, but I won’t bore you! It basically goes like this… summer sun with some summer trips and some summer R&R. Even though I haven’t been writing on here I have still been […]
Fluency Passages for Early Readers - SAMPLER
Build fluency in your emergent readers with this free set of fluency passages and fluency phrases for Kindergarten and early 1st grade! This free sample includes 2 fluency passages and 2 pages of fluency phrases from the Fluency Passages for Early Readers Bundle Pack, which now includes "Digital Eas...
Caterpillar Word Family Activity
Kids will have great time learning word families with this fun caterpillar activity! A hands-on literacy activity for spring!
Sight Words Centers | Sight Word Practice | Word Work Centers
Looking for fun independent sight word centers for your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade class? Use these hands on activities with any high frequency word or spelling list. Visual directions make them easy to teach and prep!
Thanksgiving Writing Activity - Label It Freebie
*** FREEBIE *** Label a Turkey. Part of the Thanksgiving Label It Packet. Also includes label a Boy Pilgrim, Girl Pilgrim, and Native Girl!
Hidden Partners- Sight Word Style!
My class loved playing our Hidden Partners game to help reinforce math facts... SO I thought why not make a game for sight words? So... I did. It's so easy and the kids had a ball with it. All you need are some 3x5 cards and a marker. It doesn't get much easier than that. Make as many cards as you have students. If you have 20 students, make 10 sets of two letter words, or 6 sets of three letter words, and one two letter word. (I bet you figured that out all by yourself!) Anyway, I made…
Fun Sight Word Review Game!
Here is a fun game to practice sight words. It is called Parking Lot. The kids drive toy cars into the spaces of the words they know. It is ...
Making Learning Hands-On: Strategies That Work!
My students love this game! Teacher Mom of 3: Making Learning Hands-On: Strategies That Work!
Handwriting Archives - The Measured Mom
Looking for free worksheets for teaching handwriting? You'll find them at The Measured Mom.
Ideas for CVC Blending
I use lots of CUPS in my RtI and Guided Reading time. I got this fabulous idea from Kathy Griffin's Blog. She is so smart! You simply write letters on plastic cups (I, of course, used Red Solo Cups). I can easily switch any of the sounds out and my student can blend the new word. It works on real words and nonsense words (um... hello DIBELS practice!). Here's another one I've been doing for my student to give them the letter-sound fluency. I just use Styrofoam cups and a Sharpie marker. You…