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Reading & Writing

Reading & Writing

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Sugar and Spice: My 2012-2013 First Grade Classroom!

FREEBIE for teaching Short I CVC words in your classroom. Lots of fun activities that can be used in many different settings!


When you download this activity you'll receive 10 templates for creating your own phonics based file folder activities. These activities are ideal...

File Folder Phonics- Bundle

Learn about short vowel sounds with this fun musical lesson on the sounds of the short a e i o and u from Learning Games For Kids, ad play the accompanying game! - www.learninggames...

Reading Response Templates for Any Book: Open-ended sheets for K-2 children, literature and informational texts. $

Very possibly the best idea ever!

The First Grade Parade: Brown Bag Book Club

Sight Word Ornaments- Make a learning tree that students can add words to as they learn them. A fantastic motivator!

Sight Word Ornaments - Inner Child Learning

The answer to, "How do you spell .......?" Image only

How to Blow a Bubble... First, students chewed a piece of gum. Then they wrote a paragraph about how to blow a bubble using transition words such as first, next, and last. Finally, they created a picture of themselves and attached a balloon to their picture so it looks like they are blowing a bubble!! The link is broken but the image is helpful!

11 Picture Books that Inspire Children to Explore Outsideby playfullearning. #Books #Kids #Nature

Making Complete Sentences with Roll a Sentence (FREE Printable Included)

This personal narrative writing project includes everything you need to teach from the beginning to the end of the unit. Students will choose a holiday they have enjoyed and write about what happened on that special day. Meets Common Core Standards.

Classroom DIY: DIY St. Patrick's Day Writing Craft

Free Sites to Support Literacy ~ Great for classroom use and to share with families!

There Was an old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat Activities

There Was an old Lady Who Swallowed a…BAT!

Books with activities to go along with them

You can order a box of books from this site for $12.99. They will range from toddler to young adult books. Each box contains approximately 150 books (give or take). You can also order more age/grade specific books, but it costs a bit more. There is now an advisory on their site that due to high demand, boxes may not ship for up to 5 weeks, but for $12.99, that's a small price to pay :)

close reading steps

Writing Center - love the Student's Writing Folders tub.

This is a great website! There are over 150 digital books! ALL FREE!

Free online books that are read aloud to the kids.

Your students/kids can listen to past issues of "National Geographic Young Explorer" on their website... many to choose from... lots of topics.

A list of picture Books that are on YouTube

There are lots of great ideas on this blog.

AWESOME National Geographic Online Classroom Magazine for Kindergarten and First Grade! Listen and Read!