Word Work and Writing Centers: Easy, Cheap, and Engaging
Use these easy, cheap, and engaging diy word work and writing centers in your classroom. You will love how versatile and your students will love how fun!
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Here are four great ideas for reinforcing the basic kindergarten sight words. All the ideas include some element of fun - something very important! Here is a great dice game for sight words. My kinders LOVE dice games. To download go to Learning With Mrs. Parker Rainbow Sight Words From: Kindergarten Lesson Plans If it involves markers - it is a winner! Singing the Sight Words From: moffattgirls.blogspot.com Sight Word Jewels From Fairy Dust Teaching What kindergartner doesn't love a little…
Pirate Literacy Gold & LOTS of FREEBIES!
We had so much fun reading Shiver Me Letters that I knew we needed something fun to go with it. Last weekend, Jeff and I went searching for "gold." We found it here. You have to have "elementary teacher eyes" to see gold in some places. My gold mine! My sweet Jeff carrying the future gold to the car. :) Oh, I almost forgot. You must get a pizza for dinner, so that you can use the box for spray painting. Right? Yes. Before... After! I wrote letters on both sides of the smaller stones. gold…
Paint Chip Sight Word Busy Bag
Busy bags are not only for preschoolers. They can be a great learning tool for elementary school kids.
Guided Reading and Managing Guided Reading Groups with Literacy Centers PLUS a FREEBIE!
What better time to get ready for the next school year! Everyone thinks that teachers take the summer off, but many teachers spend their summer getting ready for the upcoming school year while relaxing a little along the way. How many of you conduct guided reading groups? Guided reading groups is a great way to differentiate reading instruction for your students. Managing guided reading groups can be difficult. While my students are in my guided reading group, one group is out of the…
3 Kindergarten St. Patrick's Day Sight Word Games
Teaching kindergarten students how to read with sight word games! Here are three St. Patrick's Day themed sight word games that can help teach students to learn how to read. Teaching the beginning words that young readers will see most often is important. Students can get fun practice by playing sight word games and games like these are great for plugging into your lesson plans! If you’d love to share your idea, be sure to upload your tip or printable file to the Teach Junkie Community and…
Here's a fun little game students can play to practice sight words (or alphabet letters for those kiddos that still need that). I got this great idea from another kindergarten teacher and my students love it. To play Snowman Shake, you need a snowman container, 2 blank dice, and the recording sheet. The snowman is easy to make-just peel the label off a creamer bottle and draw the snowman's face on with a sharpie. If you can't find a creamer bottle or something similar to use, you could…
Sight Word Money!
If you like our Sight Word Watches, then you may like our Sight Word Money! I am so happy that I made this product because both girls have been loving
Kindergarten Sight Words with Winter Tic Tac Toe - The OT Toolbox
I love to make homework fun. At the end of a long school day, the last thing my kids want to do is worksheets. They do it, because the are hard workers and want to do what they need to do. So, when my kids are hit with a new concept that makes for homework ... Read more