Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten

Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Sight Words & Segmenting Freebies!

Rethinking the Book Box- great article on how to effectively use a book box. I like the anchor chart on the 3 types of books to include.

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Rethinking the Book Box |

alphabet activities. LETTER RECOGNITION put letters in a bag they cannot look into. a student will reach into a bag, and place the letter on the board. Students will cross out or highlight the letter that was chosen.

Mrs. Bremer's Class: alphabet activities

Kindergarten Comprehension Notebook {1st and 2nd Grade versions are also available} * A MUST HAVE for the classroom!

Fun in First Grade: Kindergarten Comprehension Notebook

Messy Handwriting tips

Teach123 - Tips for Teachers

Teach123 - tips for teaching elementary school: Messy Handwriting

Rice Box & Cookie Sheet$- teaching ABCs, different center activities FUN!

Conversations in Literacy: And Now I Know My ABCs!

Do with cupcake liners for less prep (if no blackline copy available). Word family flowers

Frog Spot: Blending cvc Words

Put this by the writing center!

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Writer's Notebooks

spelling/phonics for the year broken down by spelling patterns. 5 activities for each spelling pattern. Hands on!

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Amazing blog about guided reading groups

Inspire Me, ASAP!: Guided Reading

Great idea

Learning With Mrs. Parker: reading

Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Literacy Centers

Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Literacy Centers

Kindergarten Read to Self- books in baskets :) The littles would love this!

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This has been a successful center for me. It is great for sight word/vocab practice. Use the side of a classroom refrigerator, a magnetic dry-erase board, or the side of a filing cabinet for an instant learning center

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Sight word twister....more ways to make reading fun!

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Getting you Daily 5 Stations up and running. Step by step guide including lesson plans for starting Daily 5 Stations in kindergarten

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5 fun phonics games you can do at home!

5 Simple Ways to Play with Sounds in Words - Imagination Soup

Awesome list of early Pk-1st grade books organized by theme, subject & behavior issues. Interrupting, tattling rhyming, self esteem, main idea, etc. *Some books even have questions or comprehension pages you can print *

Wild Rumpus SchoolHouse: LIST OF BOOKS by Theme

How to Save a Copy of your Pinterest Boards as a PDF- I'm going to print out my school boards to use as a reference when I'm planning!

Krishna De
Saved from and contrast poster and Venn diagram sheet. This is a great poster to have in your classroom. I even thought you could turn this into a worksheet for the students to use. A compare and contrast worksheet can help students see the similarities and difference between two things. They could compare, contrast, and find the similarities between two books.

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Core Teacher & Student Apps

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project-based-learning checklist

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Parent Letter: 10 ideas to help parents teach their littles letters and sounds

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Free Blends/Digraphs Cut, Paste, & Spell

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Little Minds at Work
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