Cupcake Catastrophe - Words with EE and EA Vowel Teams
EE and EA vowel teams. Gave me idea for fill in the missing letter activity for spelling
This is a neat way to teach verbs - Grade Smarty-Arties taught by the Groovy Grandma!: Compare and Contrast, Plural Nouns anchor chart, fall art
so helpful.Life in First Grade. Love this idea for remember Bb and Dd.
My Best Friend writing/personal narrative for the beginning of the year. I like using different colors to tell students what to write about.
Groundhog Day writing - First they had to draw their little burrows. Then they had to write a few sentences describing their burrow as if they were a groundhog. Finally, they made a little groundhog.
word family recording sheet - love the real words silly words idea - sneaky thinking skills teaching : )
I love this poem and have used it for many years in my classroom. I usually have to remake it every once in a while. I have to say that I like this one a lot. Polka dots in background.
The Techy Teacher: Butterfly Investigation Book
Curriculum: Middle Vowel Sounds - Confessions of a Homeschooler
Homework incentive: Do your homework the whole week to get a scratch card! To make: Mix silver paint with dishwashing liquid! - Could mix with Jared's punch card idea. Once you've filled your card with punches you get a scratch card reward.
Nonfiction four square - love! Works well for any topic or skill you are teaching- categorizes the characteristics Add pictures for each item to make a great visual for EL students.
Life in First Grade: Last Week in Pictures (Plus Pirate /ar/ activities!
This is really a spelling activity, but fun spelling word practice
Reading is Thinking anchor chart ideas
Brag buttons - Create buttons for students to wear home OR just use labels. This way students are literally wearing what you want them to brag about and parents are more likely to see it!