First Grade Teaching Ideas

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How to be the Best Reading Teacher in Primary Classroom: 5 Simple Ways
Teaching kids to read is a big challenge. How can we do it best? What activities, strategies and plans should we follow? Here are my tips to help your students love reading. You got this, reading teacher!
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Teaching Grammar with Poetry
The ways you can use poetry to teach a variety of subjects is almost limitless. Have you tried teaching grammar with poetry? This blog post will give you ideas to get started. #grammar #poetry #teachingwithpoetry #partsofspeech #punctuation
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Teaching PHONICS WITH Poetry
Use poetry to teach phonics. It's easy, appealing, and nearly limitless! #poetry #phonics #teachingWITHpoetry #rimes #vowelsounds #consonantblends
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Printing with Color Ink on a Budget - A Teachable Teacher
How to print in color without spending a ton! Plus free coupon codes for three month's worth of colored ink! | printing tips | save ink | teaching tips | teacher tips | tips for teachers | save ink cartridges | saving money | printing hacks for teachers |
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Confetti themed daily calendar bulletin board
Confetti themed daily calendar bulletin board
What are natural sources of light vs. artificial sources? How does light travel? And what is the difference between translucent and opaque? These hands-on science labs and activities are so fun and engaging, giving first grade students the opportunity to study light and all the different ways it behaves. Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, these activities are ready to print and use... from labs to original science texts and reading passages, the lessons are ready to go! First Grade Science Lessons, Light Science Experiments, Natural Sources Of Light, Light Experiments, Study Light, Science Text, Light Science, Sound Science, Science Labs
Light Science Experiments and Activities
What are natural sources of light vs. artificial sources? How does light travel? And what is the difference between translucent and opaque? These hands-on science labs and activities are so fun and engaging, giving first grade students the opportunity to study light and all the different ways it behaves. Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, these activities are ready to print and use... from labs to original science texts and reading passages, the lessons are ready to go!
Keep kids sharp and help prevent summer learning losses by having a set of fun skills worksheets ready to go! In this blog post for first grade teachers and parents, we share our favorite budget-friendly ideas for children moving from first grade to second grade... lots of fun tips and strategies we've been sharing with our students' families for years. From trying a new hobby and going on scavenger hunts, to helping cook meals and learning how to draw, we've got ideas that last all summer long! Worksheets For First Grade, Summer Worksheets, Time For Kids, Cook Meals, Organization And Management, Scavenger Hunts, Primary Resources, Teaching First Grade, Summer Learning
Fun Summer Worksheets for First Grade Review
Keep kids sharp and help prevent summer learning losses by having a set of fun skills worksheets ready to go! In this blog post for first grade teachers and parents, we share our favorite budget-friendly ideas for children moving from first grade to second grade... lots of fun tips and strategies we've been sharing with our students' families for years. From trying a new hobby and going on scavenger hunts, to helping cook meals and learning how to draw, we've got ideas that last all summer long!
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Cause and Effect: Comprehension Strategy PowerPoint and Activities
Teaching Cause and Effect in kindergarten and first grade can be tough. This unit breaks this reading comprehension skill down into small steps that are differentiated and easy to grasp. These reading passages are differentiated to include a picture word bank for students who need extra support, while providing more challenging text to advanced learners. #firstgradereadingcomprehension #firstgradereadingpassages #causeandeffect #firstgradecenters
sight word swat activity for kids to practice letter sounds and spelling with the help of scissors
10 Hands-On Sight Word Activities that Your Students will BEG to do!
Sight word activities can be fun and engaging for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd, and 3rd grade students in the classroom. These are my favorite hands on activities that require NO worksheets. Get the free flashcards and you're ready to play!
Tennis Themed Unit: Literacy & Math Centers & Activities
Do you need some tennis themed activities and centers! Here is a resource just for you! Easy Prep Tennis Themed Cross Curricular Centers & Activities for Lower Elementary Children! Resource includes literature list, writing station, classroom & student books, art projects and literacy & math centers. Your students will love this tennis themed resource! #tennis #literacy #holiday #math #theteachingscenebymaureen #theteachingscene
the free summer reading challenge for students
A Summer Reading Challenge to Avoid the Summer Slide 2024
Avoid the summer slide with a fun, engaging reading challenge to send home this summer. This simple one page printable is free and low prep. Students and their families can read together whether they are in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, or are in any elementary classroom.
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Errorless Learning Binder
This is a set of 100 quick errorless tasks that can be set up as independent binders, file folder activities, or individual trays! These activities are great to have on hand when the whole class needs some time working independently while you work with small groups and one-on-one students. Plus, they’re fun and easy! #specialeducation