Plan out your literacy lessons by month. Subjects include: phonics, read-aloud, and writing. Plan everything out daily, weekly, and monthly so you will be prepared and re-use for the next year! You will be able to track and update if needed!
Studies have shown that younger children do not have the eye development necessary for looking up at something and copying. My students have always struggled with looking for words up on a wall somewhere in the classroom. Here is a set up that
Words printed on pumpkins for your pumpkin unit! Students can play concentration with these words and must match a long vowel word with a short vowel word. 2 SPLAT cards will throw a wrench into the game if you wish. You can use them as a "lose
Use the rewards for the whole class or individual students.
Many cute job chart icons as well. Jobs range from line leader and door holder to weather forecaster and flag salute.
Copy and laminate the ones you want! Use them in my classroom every
Here is a template that supports skills needed for before, during, and after reading. It segments the plan into 2 days because, realistically, we do not have enough time to do a whole plan in one day with every group. :)
Here is a unit designed using the second grade Next Generation Science Standards.
PLEASE NOTE: This unit uses a kit that can be purchased through Engineering is Elementary, "The Best of Bugs" for the engineering parts of this unit, but you can do
A great activity to do on the 100th day of school! Students search for 100 words around the room and fill out their chart! First one to 100 can keep going until everyone is finished to see how far they got!
Pictures and a place for handwriting make these posters great for any handwriting program. Just fill in the proper form that meets your school's handwriting program and you have a lovely alphabet to display in your classroom! NOTE: For some reason
Here are some great checklists for students to use when writing a journal entry or a story. There are picture cues and a place to check off when each step is completed. You can laminate them and reuse them or make them smaller and reprint.
20 different subjects with a picture and description with a bright background! Small enough so they don't take up a lot of room, but big enough for kids to see!
Note: set your margins to narrow after downloading. I like to use as much space as
This unit was designed using the new NGSS standards. The first few pages include the standards covered in this unit.
Students will work to discover what happened to some common ingredients. The new science standards allow students to discover
This unit was created based on the NGSS standards.
The standards covered are:
2-ESS1-1.: Use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly. [Clarification Statement: Examples of events and