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Looking for a fun way to have your students practice identifying their phonics sound pattern? Check out SOUND MAZES! Students find their way through the maze by identifying the sounds in each picture. Students connect the pictures that have the assigned sound.
Help students develop a growth mindset with this classroom challenge that includes 20 engaging activities. The activities are meant to encourage resilience, hard-work, dedication, and improvement. Teachers set up the "Growth Mindset Classroom Challenge" bulletin board display that includes 20 hidden activity prompts. Once a challenge is revealed, the teacher finds the corresponding activity in the folder, passes it out to the class, and they are ready to go!