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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Here is a Short Vowel Word Family Game with a few seasonal twists!
There are so many ways to play. Here are a few suggestions:
Directions are include for each verion of the game. I will be sending home one of the games with my students for at home practice!
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Friday, November 23, 2012
Winter/Holiday Theme Writing for you!
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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Using a "detective" theme students work through the practice page (see below). My daughter is in LOVE with the Cam Jansen books... and this gave me the idea to refresh and old favorite. I find that I have more excitement when introducing a learning activity when I have a gimmick or theme attached (not to mention very cute clip art!!!)
I Spy (look for the focus word among other sight words for visual discrimination)
Find the clue. (search for the correct spelling of the sight word, understanding that order matters)
Retrace your steps. (trace the word, the focus word with an initial capital is one of the tracing practices)
Solve the puzzle. (cut and paste the letters to create a the focus word)
Write. (fill in a sentence with the sight word)
Draw the scene. (draw a picture to match the sentence)
...and although it does not fit the theme, a class favorite: Rainbow trace the word. Students write and rewrite using a different color each time.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
I love making printable books for my early readers! I am working on a Fairy Tale unit to implement after the holidays. So here is a preview of a few Emergent readers I've created for Goldilocks and The Three Bears.
Students in my classes each have a Zip lock bag of leveled readers that they can read independently. I only include photocopied books in these particular bags. Here's why: After we have plenty of time reading and rereading these texts, the bags are sent home with a letter to parents which includes information on how to support their young readers. (there are many other leveled books in the room for reading, but that is for another day..).
I usually give the first bag to parents at our November Parent-Teacher conference. Parents are very excited to see how much their Kinders have grown in such a short time! They love to hear them actually reading!
There are 4 versions of this Emergent Reader for you!
Each book focuses on different sight words and is best suited for a different readiness level.
book 1 - The
book 2 - I, see, three
book 3 - Here, is, are
book 4 - She, likes, this, sees, these
Friday, November 9, 2012
More Thanksgiving Themed FREEBIES!
- Two templates for students who still need help “holding” their sentence in their mind. One cut-up sentence frame is blank and the other has words as models for students to cut and then glue the words in place.
- One template with space for independent writing.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
I too have so much to share with all of you! It has just taken a while to really understand all that goes into sharing (copyrights/licences, PDF, Paint, Creating a Button, Dashboards ...etc...). I am new to this so bare with me!
Here is my first FREEBIE! I made a few turkey themed Math Mats for students exploring numbers and beginning addition.
Each Math Mat focuses on a different Math skill for our emerging learners. Roll the die/dice. Use cubes to cover the square on a color/laminated Math Mat ~or~ copy a set and have students color in each box as they answer.
CCSS K.CC.4 - Understanding the relationships between numbers and quantities.
CCSS K.CC.5 - Count to answer, "How many?"
Roll one die and find the correlating number.
Addition skills for sums 2-12. Roll two dice and find the sum.