This package contains 102 task cards. The task cards are designed to be completed orally by the students. The cards were created based on the kindergarten and first grade common core literacy standards.
The task cards include cards which focus on the following skills:
Beginning, Middle and Ending sounds
Types of Sentences
Parts of Stories
Fiction and Non-Fiction
Sight Word Spelling
Spelling CVC Words (Real and Nonsense)
Complete Sentences or Sentence Fragments
Ending Punctuation Marks
Long and Short Vowels
Nouns, Common and Proper
Singular and Plural
Noun and Verb Agreement
Commas in Dates
Ideas for using these task cards include:
*Use during transition times. Read a card and students can reply chorally or choose an individual to answer.
*While walking down the hall. Again, read a card and students can answer orally, or choose an individual to answer.
*Five minute filler. Students answer questions to fill in a few minutes time gap until the next activity.
*Beginning or end of class review.
*Group game, such as jeopardy. Divide the cards into 5 categories and assign a point value. Team with the most points in the end wins.
*Partner centers - Students are paired together and take turns pulling a card from the pile to ask their partner. If student gets the correct answer, he keeps the card. Student with the most cards in the end wins. (For this activity, it may be helpful for the teacher to write the answers on the backs of the cards)