Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous

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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This is an editable version in Word to be used for small group, guide reading instruction.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Other, Professional Documents
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Want a fun way to assess your students' understandings on insects or maybe you're just looking for a fun & creative activity to supplement your 1st grade FOSS Insects and plants curriculum? This project-based learning activity is a class
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$2.50
4 ratings
3.9
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Product Description This is the flipchart I have used and modified over the years to complement our first grade FOSS unit on Pebbles, Sand & Silt. This flipchart contains: 1. Learning Targets that support the investigations 2. Guiding/Inquiry
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
$5.00
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This is the flipchart I have used and modified over the years to complement our first grade FOSS unit on Solids and Liquids. This flipchart contains: 1. Learning Targets that support the investigations 2. Guiding/Inquiry questions 3. Vocabulary
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
1st, Homeschool
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$5.00
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
I have spent the past few years tweeking and revising the lesson plan template I use during guided reading. After test runs, feedback, and Fountas & Pinnell...I am excited to share the lesson template I use for my own reading groups. Enjoy! If
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Professional Documents, Guided Reading Books
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
It's raining, it's pouring...the rain drops need sorting! Sort the rain drops onto the umbrella according to their spelling pattern (magic e, igh, or tricky Y)! This activity is great for homework, as a skill's activity, or literacy center.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This fun beach themed activity helps children practice common digraphs (sh, th, ch). Students cut out the sea shell words and glue them into the corresponding digraph bucket. This activity is a great accompaniment to a skills lesson, homework
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Summer, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This long vowel sorting activity is a fun way for children to learn the different ways to get a vowel to say its name! Children cut out the fruits, sort them by their spelling pattern, and then glue them onto the correct tree. Use to complement a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Use this free activity alongside the classic story Stone Soup! After having students practice sequencing the ingredients using the story as a guide (reinforces sequencing and retelling stories), we actually make the soup!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Specialty, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Track how many days your students have been in school with these colorful polka dot and striped tracking posters! Both posters can be blown up and/or laminated to go along with your daily calendar/number corner routine. The first sheet can be used
Subjects:
Math, For All Subject Areas, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$1.00
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This cute, multi colored flower wall clock is a great addition to any primary classroom! I've used this flower idea for years to help my first graders learn to tell time...and it really works! Just attach the petals around any analog clock like the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Bulletin Board Ideas, Clip Art
$2.00
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Every year my eldest and I make a list of all the things we’d like to accomplish over the summer. In the past these activities have included picnics, visits to the park, the zoo, hiking, and camping. Then we post our list somewhere that’s easily
Subjects:
Other, Holidays/Seasonal, Summer
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, For Parents
FREE
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This bundle for personal or commercial use comes loaded with an assortment of borders, paper, and labels in 11 fun color schemes! These are easily resizable & perfect for organizing or for use with creating your own resources. As always, I
Subjects:
Specialty, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Clip Art, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
$1.00
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4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
These 10 multi-colored chevron labels are perfect for organizing your classroom and binders! If you like this freebie, check out the full chevron bundle for purchase
Subjects:
Specialty, For All Subject Areas, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Clip Art
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Say so long to the school year and hello to summer with this fun memory activity! Packet includes worksheets for Kindergarten through Fifth grade. :-)
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Summer, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Say goodbye to first grade with this ~freebie~ that includes a box for autographs, favorite first grade memory, a place to record what they learned, and summer plans! Attach a photo of your students or let little artists draw and color
Subjects:
For All Subjects, Summer, End of Year
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Free Mother's Day coloring activity to share just how much a mother is loved. Activity can be filled out and colored in OR the parts can be cut out and glued onto card stock or construction paper to create a more traditional-style card
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, For All Subjects, End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
This concepts of print activity helps learners understand the terms "first" and "last" in print, and to distinguish between letters, words and sentences.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1b, RF.K.1c, RF.1.1a
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
These non-grade level specific certificates are a fun way to celebrate the end of the school year! Includes 6 different certificates.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Holidays/Seasonal, End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Classroom Forms
$1.00
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By Inspire the Classroom by Katrina Maccalous
Colorful variety of 1-10 number card sets (4 different designs). These primary cards can be used to label bins, tables, stations, or as playing cards for math games.
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Flash Cards
FREE
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