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teaching labeling - how exciting would this be for the kids?!

Label the teacher! The teacher of a kindergarten class explained what a label was and they practiced on her! Then the students helped her label the classroom. If they did not know how to spell it they wrote the sounds in the word they did know!

teacher wears sight word necklace throughout the day. Kids have to assess at certain points during the day.

Place the word of the day inside the badge. As the children walk in the classroom have them read your word, when children ask you to tie their shoes or give a push on the swings, have them read the word! WOULD BE GREAT FOR SPANISH Word of the Day!

One student calls out word while the other two race to smack it.

One student reads a word while two other students race to try to smack the bug with the corresponding word. Could do with math problems as well. One cards have math facts or math questions One student calls out and the first kid to smack the 4 is correct.

"sound hop" give the students cvc words to sound out and then record on a recording sheet. so fun!

sound boxes on the floor--kids hop as they segment the word.good for kinesthetic learners. hop as they say each syllable

Story Maps the kids can actually walk down as they retell the story!

Reading comprehension: A story-telling path! The kids help make it! This is a great way to help children with retelling a story. It builds comprehension, sequencing and it is fun! They walk the path and use the visual clues to retell the story!

LOVE this idea!  Sort and match magnetic letters around the table.

Literacy Center Idea: Lay out a complete alphabet with letter cards, then let kids sort letters to match. Use letter tiles from games, plastic/magnetic letters, by marsha

Mrs. T's First Grade Class: Tie Dye Portraits

Teach students how to draw a person the first week of school to avoid stick people throughout the year! (and for my own kids!

Learning Games: candy corn letters/word match. Also love the pumpkin numbers (1/one, etc) match on same page

Letter/Sound Match Up

Learning Games: candy corn letters/word match ~ Cute for a fall/Halloween letter sounds activity.

Wild & Fun in Pre-K: Monday Made It love her chart. PBIS - teach the behavior you want/kids need to be successful.

Wild & Fun in Pre-K: Monday Made It love her chart. PBIS - teach the behavior you want/kids need to be successful. Find a big that he can hold and act out his feeling with.