Literacy Activities with Brain Breaks Bundle Digital Google Slides & PowerPoint

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    This money-saving bundle has a variety of fun literacy learning activities that get students up and moving while still maintaining social distancing in the classroom. They can also be used during distance learning to give students a break from sitting.

    As we enter school in either a social-distanced classroom or a virtual classroom, one of the many concerns I have is the lack of movement or gross motor activities that students will be able to do. 

    I wanted to create a way for students to get up and moving while learning so I created resources that require students to show their answers to questions by doing movements instead of just saying or inputting their responses.

    Each literacy question has 3 answer choices with a specific movement for each. Students do the movement that is next to their answer choice.

    You will be able to look and see which students know a variety of language arts skills by what movements they do, how fast they do them in response to the question, or whether or not they are looking to see what the other students are doing because they may not know the answer.

    The slides are self-checking. Once students are doing the movements, click the slide again to show the correct response (a green checkmark will appear beside the correct answer). This feature also allows students to practice independently.

    The visuals beside each answer choice show students how to do the movements so learners of all levels can participate (even nonverbal students).

    A perfect way to get students engaged and learning! Also helps with following directions and focus - students have to think about their answer and the movement associated with it.

    You receive literacy activities with brain breaks in both Google Slides & PowerPoint format for the following skills:

    • alphabet letters (matching uppercase & lowercase letters)
    • letter sounds, beginning sounds
    • rhymes, rhyming words
    • counting syllables
    • colors, color words
    • CVC words
    • CVCe words
    • CVCC words
    • CCVC words
    • consonant blends (L blends, R blends, S blends)
    • beginning digraphs
    • ending digraphs

    You can choose how many slides you wish to do at one time and what slides you wish to use. Can be used for introduction, practice, and review throughout the year!

    A fun way to incorporate movement with learning!

    Includes both Google Slides and PowerPoint formats.

    More movement learning resources are being developed. CLICK HERE to follow my store and be notified when new resources are added.

    What educators are saying about this resource:

    "This has to be one of my favorite resources on TPT. My kindergarten students loved it for Brain Breaks and for intervention. It was also a great way for me to check for understanding before students went to independent practice. This is going to be a staple in my classroom moving forward." - Taylor W.

    "My students love this! They can move and get wiggles out while still actively learning & practicing lots of skills. The bundle is worth it!"- Lisa B.

    "This is such an amazing resource!" - Keri T.

    "Got my students engaged," - Cyndi W.

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
    Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
    Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
    Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.
    Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.


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