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    World Teacher Day

    1st Grade Teaching Resources: World Teacher Day

    This is the SEVENTH unit of 9. It is for the 7th month of school in kindergarten, first, or second grade or as intervention with older students. This month teaches: -Rhyming – Identifying and producing rhymes {focusing on words with blends) -Identifying initial blend and/or digraph -Isolating beginning blend/digraph in words - both long and short vowels -Blending words with long and short vowels as well as digraphs and blends -Segmenting words with long and short vowels as well as digrap

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    Phonemic awareness is essential for beginning readers & must be systematically taught. Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear & manipulate individual phonemes, or sounds. All this work can be done in the dark – with no letters attached. This unit teaches letter sounds, identifying & producing rhymes, syllables, word count, beginning, final, & medial sound isolation, blending & segmenting phonemes, manipulating phonemes by adding or deleting sounds. BUY BEFORE THE PRICE GOES UP!!

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    This 52 page unit includes a ton of engaging activities to get your students in the Halloween mood. While the activities are a lot of fun, children will learn a lot.

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    New series from Eric Litwin

    Listen to these NUTTY songs!

    Stuffed Paper Apple Craft (from Buggy and Buddy)

    Fall Craft for Kids: Stuffed Paper Apples - Buggy and Buddy

    So many ways to use this!


    Famous Failures YouTube video - Excellent for teaching kids that failure is part of improving.

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    This creative product includes many new and interesting ways to celebrate Halloween in your classroom. Original Eye Spy Halloween and Spider Rhymes book, Pumpkin writing paper, in color and black and white, Scarecrow craft, templates and poem-adorable with The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything, Witches Brew-darling children's book activity and poem,Creepy Coloring-math game for Dice in Dice {or 2 dice}, Monster Math Match worksheet- 1.O.A. Spooky Subtraction Scene-1. N. B. T.

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    This 115 page product is what you need to implement ELA Common Core Standards in your classroom. It includes 14 nonfiction articles, 1 book, 1 chart for close reading on reptiles. The nonfiction articles include stunning photographs and nonfiction text features. They can be used in guided reading groups or whole class. They are a great way to practice close reading and answering text dependent questions citing evidence.

    Non Fiction News- Common Core Close Reading and Writing K-2 Reptile Edition

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    5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

    First Grade Common Core ELA and Math Morning Work for the 3rd month of school www.teacherspayte...

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    This 28 page SMARTBoard calendar is all you'll need to begin each day of October with a rigorous yet engaging start. It is aligned with CCSS. Common Core First Grade Math Standards addressed:1.O.A.1, 1.O.A.5, 1.O.A.6, 1.N.B.T.1, 1. N.B.T.2, 1. N.B.T.3, 1. N.B.T.5, 1.N.B.T.6, 1.M.D.3, 1.M.D.4 Common Core First Grade ELA Standards addressed: 1.R.F.2, 1.R.F.3, 1.R.F.4, 1.S.L.6, 1.L.2, 1.l.6

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    ELA Assessments for October in 1st Grade. Assessments for 1.R.L.1, 1.R.L.2, 1.R.L.3, 1.R.L.6, 1.R.L.7, 1. R.L.10 and 1. R.I.T.1, 1.R.I.T.2, 1.R.I.T.5, 1.R.F.S.2, 1.L.1, 1.L.2. www.teacherspayte...

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    After searching [unsuccessfully] for engaging, meaningful activities on Veterans Day, I created this mini unit. This product includes resources, thinking maps and a writing page. It is 17 pages. I have created bubble maps, a circle map, a flag brace map, a nonfiction article, poems/songs and a writing page. All ideas have been student tested and are sure to be successful in your K-3 classroom.

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    Make a candy corn volcano- a FUN Fall Science activity for kids! {Easy set up, too}

    Candy Corn Volcano - Fall Activity ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

    a Blog post explaining the game SCOOT and different ways you can play it. Kids love this game!! Very engaging!

    Momma with a Teaching Mission: SCOOT--what IS it?

    Teaching With a Mountain View: Teacher Ideas

    Teacher Ideas

    Do you have an independent writing time in your classroom other than Writer's Workshop? If you use Daily Five or Centers, this is for you! This 55 page product was carefully crafted with the primary student in mind. It includes: *Word Cards for your Word Wall or Writing Center *3 Label It pages (2 versions of each with or without a word bank) *6 Expository Photograph Writing Activities (2 versions; one with handwriting lines and the other with lines) *2 Pumpkin Writing Craftivities *8 cr

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    Original first grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! This pack could be used in a variety of ways - class-wide reading, homework, assessment, fluency work, reading comprehension practice, guided reading groups, or intervention.

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    Visualizing is one of my favorite reading comprehension strategies to teach! This pack is filled with engaging activities that can be used to teach the important skill of visualization. This 34 page product includes 12 original texts for creating mental images. It also has an anchor chart, a fabulous mentor text list as well as 4 other sheets that can be used with any book. Your students will love these fun engaging activities! You can use this product in a variety of ways; whole group, gui

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    10 months {the entire year} of common core math and ela morning work. Each month's pack has 20 pages of morning work that builds on the prior month's skills. This is exactly what you need to keep kids busy while practicing skills so you can do all that you need to in the a.m. without interruption.

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    Dice, Dominoes, and Playing Cards {Math Workstation Freebies!}

    Once Upon a First Grade Adventure

    Math Lesson and Games www.teacherspayte...

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    What I learned from Kristine Mraz

    What I Learned From Kristine Mraz