This set of Back to School Activities for First Grade will not only save you time as you prep for the beginning of the school year, but it will also engage your first graders in meaningful and fun activities. Teachers love how engaging and simple these activities are to prep, all while getting to kn
I have dissected the 2nd grade Common Core Standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in reading! The reading graphic organizers included in this download will provide formative assessments that are ideal to show mastery for standards-based grading.Each graphic orga
***This product was updated with new graphics and fonts on Dec. 31, 2013. The content did not change. If you already own this product, you can download the changes for FREE!***Teaching inferencing to primary students can be very difficult! This activity packet will help :)By investigating "Snow Da
Guided Reading Curriculum KINDERGARTEN BUNDLE: Levels A-EThis Guided Reading Curriculum BUNDLE unit is full of student activities and teacher materials that you can use to support your students in their journey to reading. Use these materials to plan and implement effective guided reading lessons t
Read aloud lessons and activities for the whole year at your fingertips!Newly added (May 2020): digital options for ALL response sheets that students can type into instead of writing for distance learning. Digital access and information is on page 2 of the unit!Kick your read aloud up a notch or two
Do you have questions about this resource? Message me instantly by clicking HERE!Please note: The materials in this resource are the same ones included in the LK Teacher Club Membership. If you are a member of the club, please do not purchase these. Thank you!This Earth Day packet is filled with mea
Get your little learners excited about opinion writing with this super cute crayon craftivity! Use the suggested texts "Red Is Best" and "The Day the Crayons Quit" with this 10 day unit on constructing an opinion! Each lesson includes all of the necessary materials. Your kiddos are sure to be eng
I have dissected the 2nd Grade Common Core Standards in Math and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students! The quick assessments included in this packet will provide formative assessments that are an easy form of documentation for standards-based grading.Each quick assessment h
First day of kindergarten!
It’s the first day of school! What do I do?! Whether it’s our first or fifteenth time teaching kindergarten, we ask ourselves this question every year! After many years of tweaking my own first day plans, I have put together this easy-to-use pack of detailed, and most i
This poetry unit for first and second grade gets students writing both form and free-verse poems as they let their creativity fly!My students love to write poetry as a break from our traditional writing units. They really buy into the "no rules" aspect of free-verse poetry and when I show them diffe
This resource is an in-depth reading unit of Stellaluna, by Janell Cannon. It includes both printable and digital versions. It also includes detailed lesson plans for ten reading comprehension and language arts lessons. Reading lesson topics are listed below. Skill lessons include vocabulary, word
Teaching /ar/ has never been more fun than when you get your pirate booty in gear to teach with the help of Pirate Mark! Of course, Pirate Mark throws out lots of "aaarghs!" which help your primary students learn to read and write /ar/ words :)Included in this 38 page printable are...- Pirate Mark
Engage your students with this unique first day of school activity where students "investigate" the teacher and make inferences based on what they observe in the classroom. This kinesthetic activity is the perfect way to mix things up on Day 1 and set the tone for an engaging, student-centered year.
This is a wildly popular first day of school activity. It has been downloaded over 40,000 times. This lesson begins with handing students a marshmallow and telling them if they wait until after the presentation on classroom procedures they can have a second one. Whether they eat it or wait is the
Spice up your lessons with this Titanic Pack! Students practice identifying and using nonfiction text features in natural context. They'll also compare multiple accounts of survivor stories. Just like all of my other activity packs, these lessons are FUN, extremely high-interest, organized, RIGOROUS
It's the first day of school! What do I do on the first day of First Grade? Whether it’s our first or fifteenth time, we ask ourselves this question every year! After many years of tweaking my own first day plans, I have put together this easy-to-use pack of detailed, realistic lesson plans and acti
This Common Core aligned 3D Shape Mini Book will make a fabulous addition to your 3D shape activities! Students will love identifying and sorting the shapes. They will also use their descriptive writing skills to describe and identify each shapes attributes.
In each individual mini-book you will fi
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These EDITABLE formal lesson plan templates are perfect for writing in-depth lesson plans that you can put in a teaching portfolio, use for student teaching, turn into administration, or just use to keep yourself organized!
Feelings and Emotions is loaded with fun activities to teach your students about all about feelings. It includes posters/cards, a graph, feeling wheels, write the room, and real feeling photographs. These exciting activities will help you build a caring classroom community of learners who will supp
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WHAT IS THE CANDY CORN BANDIT?
The Candy Corn Bandit was designed as an engaging activity to support making predictions for students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. In this lesson, you will take your class on a
Young readers must be taught to apply skills and strategies to help them comprehend, make meaning, and draw conclusions. This author study is designed to introduce the importance of “making meaning” while reading. Throughout this unit students will begin to ask the question, “What do good readers do
Are you a new 1st grade teacher or do you just need some fresh and new ideas for the first week of 1st grade? This First Week of First Grade includes everything you need to have a successful first week of first grade. What does this product include?You will find the following resources and more.We
Daily shared reading with poems for back to school - common core aligned. Back to school themed poems for your classroom! NOW WITH SEESAW 1 CLICK LINKS: The poem and the sorting activities are added for SEESAW and Google Slides friendly Powerpoint Files.These are the poems that are included in this
Number conversations can be built into your daily schedule as short, daily exercises aimed at building number sense. Number sense is the ability to understand numbers and quantities, to use numbers flexibly, and to perform calculations mentally. According to research, students in the United States l