letter combinations

Phonic Sounds

Learning Letter Combinations-aligned with Common Core Stat

Mrs. Gillespie's thoughts: phonics


Decoding strategies anchor chart to hang in the classroom after teaching each strategy in small group. GREAT VISUAL!

Mall-ards Marvelous Menu

Children will learn that vowels can make different sounds and contain different letter combinations.

When two vowels go a walking the first one does the talking-----Have the kids make their own posters of these rules for a notebook...

Punctuation Chart Mount wall decal

Small stories to help kids remember the sounds of letter blends.

"Said is Dead"...Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

First Grade Glitter and Giggles: Owl Punctuation--Great idea to use classroom theme (owls) in conjunction with anchor charts and modeled examples!

What gets a capital letter?

First Grade TIME poster

Here's a nice anchor chart for voice levels. I love the notion of "spy talk."

Letter anchor chart: have separate sides for initial and final sounds

This is SUCH an awesome anchor chart for teaching schema -- combine it with the "parking lot" for schema, new learning, and misconceptions, and it'd make a great bulletin board.

irregular verbs {anchor chart}

what is a digraph chart - Google Search

Graphic Organizers for Personal Narratives. I use a few different graphic organizers that have made a world of difference to my young writers. This week I'm happy to share with you some of the tools I use to help make planning and writing narratives that are focused, sequential, and interesting a bit easier for my students.