My students love this song. It is so effective for reinforcing the silent e rule. I made pictures and word cards and a sparkly e manipulative for every word pair in the song. They love to watch this over and over!
Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html
Are you looking for some fun ideas and activities for teaching sight words? Check out this interactive activity to help students master sight words! This game is great for literacy centers and independent practice for the classroom and homeschool. Great for advanced pre k, kindergarten, and first grade. My kids love learning sight words with this activity. Help improve sight word fluency and keep kids moving. Click on the picture to see how we use this activity.