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First Grade Wow: beginning of year 16 page freebie including crumpled heart activity to show how words hurt
Chrysanthemum back to school ideas
2nd grade WWA Ideas...Excellent Chrysanthemum unit! Crumpled heart activity, craftivity, and poems included.
Wrinkled Heart Activity
Beginning of the Year ~ FREE 16 page unit to use with 'Chrysanthemum' by Kevin Henkes (@ First Grade WOW)
Chrysanthemum activities - free from First Grade Wow
First Grade Wow: Use in Word Work or Writing Center Area
Laminate these two page back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. It includes letters and pictures clues for the sounds...
First Grade Wow: Splat the Cat helps us observe the night sky!
first grade helper. This was hard to find on her blog but I googled 'my first grade helper and easily found a PDF file of one similar to this
Songs for your first grade classroom - A day in first grade
I AM DOING THIS!!! I AM PUTTING IT UP TODAY! nice book to start with because kids love it and it emphasizes self regulation. Also, I think I might start with colours first:) Great for early patterned reading and writing.
Not a fan of the sad face...but could easily swap the faces for something more like our report card descriptors.
These worksheets are perfect for beginning first grade skills, but can also be used for remediation in 2nd grade or enrichment in K. I have includ...
First Day of First Grade printable. Would be cute to do a first day/ last day comparison
Do after The Night before First Grade book is read