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Jodi Southard

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By Jodi Southard
This 1st Grade comprehension notebook will provide your students with rigorous and focused daily comprehension practice. Each week includes an original text for students to read or have read to them. Each day, the students will practice a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.7, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.7, RI.1.10
$12.25
6,485
Digital Download PDF (5.32 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This 2nd Grade comprehension notebook will provide your students with rigorous and focused daily comprehension practice. Each week includes an original text for students to read or have read to them. Each day, the students will practice a
Subjects:
Reading, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.7, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.10
$12.25
3,262
Digital Download PDF (4.44 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Are you a new 1st grade teacher or do you just need some fresh and new ideas for the first week of 1st grade? This First Week of First Grade includes everything you need to have a successful first week of first grade. What does this product
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Back to School
Grades:
1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$11.25
1,982
Digital Download PDF (23.38 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Are you looking for something to help assess all of the 1st grade Common Core Math standards? This comprehensive assessment packet is for you. Having an assessment for every standard all in one place is a huge time saver. What does this product
Subjects:
Specialty, Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
1.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2, 1.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.NBT.C.4...
$10.50
3,360
Digital Download PDF (2.67 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Are you looking for something to help assess all of the 1st grade Common Core Language Arts standards? This comprehensive assessment packet is for you. Having an assessment for every standard all in one place is a huge time saver. What does this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.5, RL.1.6, RL.1.7, RL.1.8, RL.1.9, RL.1.10, RI.1.1...
$14.50
3,985
Digital Download PDF (6.18 MB)
By Jodi Southard
These Sight Word Sentence Tree cards are perfect for beginning readers to practice reading sight words, while working on increasing their fluency. This packet includes 100 Sentence Tree cards in both black and white and color. The cards can be
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.3c
$4.00
2,134
Digital Download PDF (1.74 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This Space Unit includes a variety of activities to teach about the Solar System to your young elementary students. It includes fact sheets about all of the planets, the sun, and the moon with comprehension questions. The unit includes an original
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Science, Astronomy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$7.50
1,661
Digital Download PDF (7.06 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This Sight Word Poem packet includes poems for the first 100 Fry Sight Words. Each page includes a poem for fluency practice as well as an "Illustrate the Poem" and a place to use the sight word in a sentence. What does this product include? The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1a, RF.K.3c
$8.50
1,974
Digital Download PDF (3.88 MB)
By Jodi Southard
A Digital Morning Meeting is the perfect way to start the day whether you are in the classroom or doing distance learning. Trying to keep students 6 feet apart while on the carpet for a traditional morning meeting will be extremely difficult,
Subjects:
Character Education, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
1st
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$55.00
$50.00
231
Bundle
By Jodi Southard
Do you need a fun way to practice reading fluency? This 5-Step approach is your answer. Students love to reread their passages in a silly voice. This packet includes 45 original fluency passages with a 5-step approach to help your students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RF.1.4, RF.1.4a, RF.1.4b
$12.50
1,959
Digital Download PDF (2.80 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This Kindergarten comprehension notebook will provide your students with rigorous and focused daily comprehension practice. Each week includes an original text for students to read or have read to them. Each day, the students will practice a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.10, RI.K.1, RI.K.2, RI.K.4, RI.K.10
$12.25
1,495
Digital Download PDF (3.94 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Are you looking for something to help assess all of the 1st grade Common Core Language Arts and Math standards? This comprehensive assessment packet is for you. Having an assessment for every standard all in one place is a huge time saver. What
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
1.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2, 1.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.NBT.C.4...
$25.00
$21.00
857
Bundle
By Jodi Southard
This packet is perfect for teaching your students about weather. The unit includes information about rain, snow, precipitation, wind, rainbows, storms, clouds, and the water cycle. These are perfect for close reading and showing text evidence.
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables
$8.50
1,407
Digital Download PDF (13.06 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Sight Word Bingo is such a fun and engaging way to allow your students to practice sight words. These editable Bingo Cards allow you to use whichever sight words your students are ready to practice. Simply type in 40 words of your choice, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Games
CCSS:
RF.K.3c, RF.1.3g
$2.25
277
Digital Download PDF (0.87 MB)
By Jodi Southard
American Symbols This American Symbols Print & Teach packet is the perfect supplement to your classroom for teaching about the common American Symbols. It includes short reading passages and comprehension practice on the following
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$3.25
662
Digital Download PDF (3.12 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This packet is perfect for the 100th Day of School. It includes activities that will keep your students busy with a variety of activities while using the number 100.What are teachers saying about this packet?"I was hoping to find resources with new
Subjects:
Math, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4c, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2c
$3.00
1,582
Digital Download PDF (2.92 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Are you going to be teaching virtually in December and wondering how to still have a classroom Christmas or Holiday party? Have a Virtual Holiday Party during a Google Meet or Zoom while distance learning. This could also work well during
Subjects:
Math, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
$5.00
261
Digital Download ZIP (8.39 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This packet includes 30 photo picture prompts to be used for narrative writing. Each photo includes a graphic organizer and 2 versions of writing paper. Students will be able to look at each "real" picture and create a narrative story about what
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
W.1.3
$9.00
726
Digital Download PDF (25.98 MB)
By Jodi Southard
Do you need a fun way to practice reading fluency? This 5-Step approach is your answer. Students love to reread their passages in a silly voice. This packet includes 30 original fluency passages and 10 pages of Single Sentence Fluency Phrases with a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.4, RF.1.4, RF.1.4a, RF.1.4b
$9.50
840
Digital Download PDF (2.83 MB)
By Jodi Southard
This 3rd Grade comprehension notebook will provide your students with rigorous and focused daily comprehension practice. Each week includes an original text for students to read or have read to them. Each day, the students will practice a
Subjects:
Reading, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Printables, Google Apps
$12.25
508
Digital Download PDF (3.47 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My name is Jodi Southard, and I have been a classroom teacher for the past 16 years. I began by teaching K-5 Art for two years before becoming a classroom teacher. I have taught both 1st and 3rd grade, but my heart is definitely in 1st. I began my teaching blog, www.funinfirst.com, in 2010 and started creating educational resources for teachers shortly after. I absolutely love researching and developing educational products that work well in the classroom. I strive to make learning fun, practical, and rigorous for all students. Still being in the classroom every day allows me to fully understand today's students' needs.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in getting my children involved as much as possible with their learning. I want learning to be exciting and for children to love coming to school. My classroom environment is welcoming and nurturing and includes participation and hands-on involvement.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

-"Make a Difference" Award Winner from WTHI-TV -Deming Elementary Teacher of the Year -Vigo County School Corporation Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors in Elementary Education - Indiana State University Masters in Elementary Education - Indiana Wesleyan

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