First Grade Literacy Centers

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Are you looking for fun and engaging resources for your literacy centers? This bundle includes 6 products combined into one. These activities are ideal for literacy centers in first grade. This pack consists of interactive writing activities, spelling games, No PREP vocabulary worksheets, task cards and independent contract work. Your students will love undertaking these activities!

This pack is also included in the First Grade Literacy Centers Mega Bundle. Click on link below:
First Grade Literacy Centers Mega Bundle - 351 pages

Bundle Includes:

Literacy Choice Boards
Sight Word Sorting
Roll a Story - Aussie Theme
Create a Cupcake - Expanding Noun Groups
Poetic Features - Task Cards
Roll a Die - Spelling Games

Literacy Choice Boards
Included in this pack is 2 sets of 10 weekly literacy choice boards in color and black and white. There is one for each week of the term. The literacy choice boards are designed to use 4 days a week from Monday-Thursday.

Students select 2 boxes to work on a day during your literacy block. The duration of each activity is 20 minutes. Once they have completed a box they color their box in with a colored pencil. They work independently on each task while the teacher pulls out groups for guided reading/writing.

It is very user-friendly for students to use and understand as it is has visual clues for most boxes. Each week there are 4 activities that are the same: journal writing, read with a buddy, silent reading and read to self. Read to self is where they select a book from their book box (books catered for their ability level) and complete the activity. Other activities included in this literacy contract: are a variety of written and spelling activities and it also incorporates some activities with Mathematics and Science.

Roll a Die - Spelling
These vibrantly colorful spelling dice games are a great activity for literacy centers.The games are targeted towards lower primary.

There are 4 different Roll a Die spelling games to choose from. I have also included a duplicate copy of two of the games with spelling changes to cater for Australian students (colour).

On each game it includes a variety of activities catering for various learning styles.

Roll a Story - Aussie Theme
Your students will love playing: 'Roll a Story.' It is based on Australian animals, landmarks and people. It is perfect for literacy centers, independent writing, modeled writing and guided writing sessions. Students roll a die 3 times.

1. Roll die - select character from table that matches die
2. Roll die select setting from the table that matches die
3. Roll a die - select problem from the table that matches die

Students then create a story with their character, setting and problem.

This pack includes:
* 2 roll a story games
* 2 black and white writing papers with cute clip art
* 2 writing papers with color clip art

Expanding Noun Groups- Create a Cupcake
Expanding Noun Groups (Create a cupcake) is a fun and engaging way for students to learn about expanding noun groups.

This pack includes ready to go printables that assists students to grasp the concepts of nouns and noun groups.

The pack consists of:

* Teacher instructions - how to complete the activities and ideas for differentiation.
* 16 (8 color, 8 black and white) cut and paste printable worksheets - students cut the top of the cupcakes and glue it to the matching base to create noun groups.For example - The yellow sun. These worksheets are for students who require extra support in literacy and it also helps develop their fine motor skills.
* 16 (8 color, 8 black and white) cut, write and paste worksheets. Students are to write an article and an adjective on the top of each cupcake. Then they cut and paste each one to the matching base. These worksheets are for students who require further extension.
* 1 answer sheet - answers to cut and paste worksheets. Answers will vary when students create their own noun groups.

Sight Word Sorting
This pack is a fun way for students to practice their sight words in class! This product includes 84 of the Dolch Pre-Primer and Primer Sight Words and is designed to get students to actively explore their words. There are a variety of sorts you can use in class, which are great to differentiate according to student's ability levels. The sorts include sorting words into:
- 2 letters and 3 letters
- 3 letters and 4 letters
- 4 letters and 5 letters
- short vowels and long vowels
- 1 syllable and 2 syllables

This sight word packet can be incorporated into the following: Literacy Centers, word work activities, choice boards, morning work, homework and whole class activities. This packet includes 2 sets of 10 sorts, colored and black and white versions. The colored version is great to use when modelling the sorts to the class and it can then be displayed on the bulletin board.

Task Cards - Poetic Features
These task cards (Poetic Features) are great to use when teaching poetry and vocabulary in your class. The task cards comprise of multiple choice questions and open ended responses for students who require extension. There are 4 sets of 24 task cards in this pack:

Set 1 - 24 task cards (ocean theme) - colored light chevron background - series of multiple choice questions

Set 2 - 24 task cards (ocean theme) - white background and colored clip art- same cards as above (good to print when trying to save on ink)

Set 3 - 24 task cards (ocean theme)- colored bold chevron background - extension cards

Set 4 - 24 task cards (ocean theme) - white background and colored clip art - extension cards -same as above.

These poetic feature task cards are designed for years 1-3. Students select a task card and answer the questions in their writing books or whiteboards.

The task cards are color coded:

*Blue cards - alliteration
*Green cards - similes
*Orange cards - similes and metaphors

The task cards also come with teacher instructions and an answer key for the multiple choice task cards.

To buy these products individually it would cost you $15.25. Buy this bundle pack and you save over 25%. Check out the preview now to see a sample of the products listed above.

This bundle kit is also available in the money saving Mega Literacy Bundle (333 pages) below:

Mega Literacy Bundle

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