Ask any teacher what one of the top 5 stresses of his or her job is and you will hear, meeting the needs of a wide variety of ability levels. There is a quick and easy way to differentiate your word work center. Click to read more about this and other tips. Also include paid link.
Great RTI system that includes documentation, parent involvement, weekly progress reports, and keeps the students engaged. I loved the amount of progress my students made after I began this sight word system. It is EDITABLE too so you can personalize it to fit the needs of your students. paid
FREE Sound boxes with an ocean theme. Enrich guided reading lessons with these ocean themed sound boxes. After introducing them with your small groups, add them to your literacy centers. There are black and white versions and colorful versions. Students can use them to help them spell words or count syllables. Great addition to your word work or spelling lessons. Sounds box themes: fish, sub, shell, mermaid, shell, and seahorse…
BACK TO SCHOOL - EASY MORNING MESSAGES - Ten morning messages with a Back to School theme that are aligned with Common Core are included in this packet. These work great for emergency sub plans or those days when you get pulled from class for a last minute meeting. Answers are included so you could also set this up as a self-checking writing center. #MorningMessages #Phonics paid
Great for inside recess! Listen and follow directions with these LISTEN & DRAW lessons. Great way to evaluate listening skills in a non-threatening, fun format. Also useful for oral language development, ESl students, add to your sub plans, quick formative assessment. Used by classroom teachers, ESL teachers, music teachers, school counselors, special education teachers, and more! Perfect for warm up activities! paid
CVC Word family:Listen and draw lessons with CVC word family theme will strengthen students reading, writing, and listening skills.CVC word families themed listening skills activities called "Listen and Draw" are included in this latest edition. Listening skills are so important! Paid
No Prep Morning Messages: Incorporate many skills in your morning messages. Great way to review important skills. Morning routine and tips are also included. Summer themed morning messages about the following topics:seashell, watermelon, sprinkler, ice cream, picnic, pond, swim, camp, summer, and sun. paid
Mixed Ability Class: If you asked a teacher to name the top five stresses of his or her job, not able to meet the needs of all of the students is sure to make the list. No matter how much time and effort is spent making the class lists, there is never a perfectly balanced class. Click to read an idea to try.
Morning Message: Year Bundle - 3rd Grade: Save time and review skills with these morning messages. These work great for emergency sub plans or those days when you get pulled from class for a last minute meeting. Answers are included so you could also set this up as a self-checking writing center. Common Core Standards: RF.3.3, RF.3.4, and L.3.2 #Phonics #Spelling #BellWork paid
Fluency Center: Sentence Shuffle Center: It seems like it is hard to find time to add fluency lessons to a busy schedule. Although you can send books home, families have busy schedules, too. So, what is the solution when fluency is such an important component to reading? link to paid
CVC Words Rhyming - Phonemic Awareness - Short Vowel: Aa - You can easily incorporate a quick phonemic awareness (P.A.) activity with the Rhyme Climb mat above. When you meet with your reading group, have your students write the word family that you are focusing on the top line. Students will: Write words in the word family. To differentiate for your higher readers, encourage them to use blends, digraphs, or write multi syllable words. FREE sample plus link to paid lessons.
Letter naming - letter identification - letter recognition - letter sounds structured homework program plus activities for reading group and centers. My students made amazing progress when I used this system! link to paid