A large percentage of my kindergarten students are reading and writing at a mid-first grade level and higher by the end of the school year. Some of my students are reading 80+ words per min. and write 5 sentences tied together on one topic.
How do I get my students reading?
How do I get my students writing?
PHONICS with a Blend of Sight Words
You want your kindergarten students reading and writing at an early first grade level or higher by the end of kindergarten then
try PHONICS with a Blend of Sight Words.
Be daring! Be bold! Put phonics first with sight words interjected!
Check out to get some tips and ideas to get you on your way.
Kindergarten Reading Decoding Short Vowel Words and Stories Common Core at teacherspayteachers.com by Claire Guidry
Kindergarten Writing Sentences, Words, Letters Common Core Based at teacherspayteachers.com by Claire Guidry
This packet covers the process I use to teach my students to read sight words and stories aligned with them.
Most of my students can read at a mid-first grade level or higher when they leave my class.
This packet includes:
21 stories in 3 formats
3 other stories
Master sight word list
Flashcards for over 175 words
Tips to teach children to read sight words and stories
The following Common Core Standard is covered
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words both in isolation and in text.
c. Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
I have other packets that cover beginning reading and writing for kindergartners. Go to TeacherspayTeachers Claire Guidry to pull up the other packets.