Jennifer Bates

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By Jennifer Bates
Many parents are willing to help their child become better readers but they aren't sure HOW beyond saying, "Sound it out." This Quick-Reference Guide can be sent home so parents can reinforce the same strategies you are teaching at school. This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, For Parents, Posters
$4.00
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I developed this program because I noticed many of my students were still trying to sound out their sight words. I wanted a systematic way to make sure my students were able to read their sight words fluently. I broke each Fry 100 into smaller lists
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Word Walls, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$7.00
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By Jennifer Bates
Looking for a cute Mother's Day gift for your students to make? This packet includes a booklet for students to illustrate the poem "If You Give a Mom a Muffin" (based on the Laura Numeroff books.) Sample illustration ideas are provided. What better
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff
$3.00
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Here are the long-awaited templates and step-by-step directions for the Me on the Map Circle Map Project I originally posted on my blog http://finallyinfirst.blogspot.com/2011/02/me-on-map.html. But that is not all! This 40 page map unit includes
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
1st
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$6.00
914 ratings
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The following activities are included to help students learn the doubles facts: Halloween Memory Game Math Tub recording sheet Foldable template Graphic Organizer (this could also be used as an assessment) Correlates to the Common Core State
Subjects:
Math, Halloween
Grades:
1st
Types:
Flash Cards, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6
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By Jennifer Bates
Young children love to play Go FIsh! Now they can have fun while learning their sight words. I broke the first 100 Fry words into groups of 20 and color coded them. Students can play with the color that best suits their ability or you can pick
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
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By Jennifer Bates
What is Included? Traditional Writing Process signs: The Writing Process Prewrite Draft Revise Edit Publish Variations/Expansions that I use in my room: Think Plan Write Read (with a whisper phone) Edit (green crayon for capital, red crayon for
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.00
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By Jennifer Bates
This craftivity includes templates for a bunny peek over, two picture book suggestions, and a choice of three writing activities aligned to the Common Core. Picture book: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett 1. Opinion: Do you think the Easter Bunny picked
Subjects:
Writing, Easter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RL.1.9, W.1.1, W.1.3
$2.50
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How are you keeping track of your assessment data for the Common Core? This pack includes checklists for each strand (ELA) or domain (math) with a corresponding picture for quick reference. Pages 4-17 have each strand/domain broken into each
Subjects:
Specialty, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$5.00
289 ratings
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By Jennifer Bates
This packet includes everything you need to teach the Hamburger Paragraph! *lesson ideas *craft directions *craft templates *graphic organizers {blank, lined, and primary lines in black and white and color} *sample writing prompts for narrative,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3
$4.00
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By Jennifer Bates
Do you use the Spalding program? I find it helpful to have a brief explanation and example of each rule handy when we are working in our pink speller. I printed up these posters and placed them in page protectors. They are connected by two book
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters
$5.00
138 ratings
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By Jennifer Bates
This board game practices identifying plane and solid geometric shapes. Students will be asked to identify a picture of the shape, the shape in an everyday object, the shape by name, and riddles based on attributes (sides, flat surfaces, vertices,
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Games, Math Centers
$2.00
223 ratings
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This download includes 3 games to practice skip counting by 2's, 5's and 10's. Each game includes 48-50 cards that are color-coded to make differentiation easier. For example: Counting by 10's has red cards that ask for the missing number in a
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.C.5, 2.NBT.A.2, 2.NBT.B.8
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By Jennifer Bates
This game practices recognizing numbers using a ten-frame. The game can be differentiated easily by only putting out the number cards you want the group to practice. ex. Kindergartener teachers may wish to print 2 copies of only the cards
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Games
$2.00
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By Jennifer Bates
This Go Fish game practices matching base ten block pictures to the correct number card. 80 cards (representing the numbers 1-40) are included. Differentiate easily by putting out lower numbers (1-20) or higher numbers (21-40.) Math Talk cards
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Games, Math Centers
$2.00
197 ratings
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By Jennifer Bates
This 13 page packet is perfect for guided reading groups, literature circles or differentiating instruction. It includes chapter by chapter comprehension, open-ended and vocabulary questions, and a graphic organizer to describe the main character.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$2.00
151 ratings
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Do you do some type of daily editing or daily oral language review? Could your students use more practice solving word problems? Why not save precious teaching time and practice them at the same time! This packet includes daily editing word
Subjects:
Spelling, Math, Word Problems
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$15.00
231 ratings
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By Jennifer Bates
This packet is perfect for guided reading groups, literature circles or differentiating instruction. This 22 page packet is for I Spy Fly Guy! and Shoo, Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold. The Accelerated Readers book levels are 1.5 and 1.7. I ordered my sets
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar
Grades:
1st
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$4.00
139 ratings
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By Jennifer Bates
This packet is perfect for guided reading groups, literature circles or differentiating instruction. It includes chapter by chapter comprehension, open-ended and vocabulary questions, a graphic organizer, and a word search. Answer key included.
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
$2.00
87 ratings
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By Jennifer Bates
This packet is perfect for guided reading groups, literature circles or differentiating instruction. This 12 page packet is for The Book Report From the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler A.R. level 2.5. It includes: * chapter questions (comprehension,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$2.50
88 ratings
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