This is the letter I send home to my parents after discussing our school rules. There is a section at the bottom for them to sign and return when they've reviewed it with their child. Some of the references in the letter are to the book, Lilly's
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We do this booklet over a few class periods when we are discussing US symbols (Mt Rushmore) and famous presidents. On each page, I have them highlight the sight words, finish the sentence, and draw a picture.
The packet includes all you need to assign an at home animal research project. Included is parent letter (you just need to fill in the due date), and the template page for each student to fill in and present.
This sheet is a super fun way to make the children's dice rolling game, "Cootie" even MORE educational and keep your students accountable for their center work using shapes, counting, color words, adjectives, and tally marks.
In our classroom, we create this book by doing a page a day as we focus on each of the 5 senses. The children choose on thing that they can see, smell, touch, taste, or hear and draw a picture of it on the page as well as writing the word on the
I use this at the beginning of the school year to help my kindergartners differentiate when it is a "good time" to get up and go to the bathroom or get water, and when it is "not a good time." We refer back to it often throughout the year.
We use this booklet to record what students do during our 100th day of school math block. I have centers set up for them to explore each activity as well as a station to play Chutes & Ladders and work on a 100 piece puzzle.
I use this activity in centers when we are reading the book, The Napping House. In a small group, students work together to find and tally the number of times that certain sight words appear in the story.
We use this template on the day that we focus on our sense of hearing. Create and number 5 "sound boxes" (I use small gift boxes.) by filling with things the children are familiar with. I also have a second set of the same objects that are inside
I use this page in my "Write the Room" center when we are learning about bears. The children can use words they find on the word wall, other children's names, in books, on poems, or anywhere else they can find that begin with each of the letters in
Use this in your Write the Room center. Have children use word wall words, friend's names, calendar words, room labels, any words they can find in the room to write 2 words for each letter in the word "FLAG."
Geography, Social Studies - History, Presidents' Day
Use this in your Write the Room center. Have children use word wall words, friend's names, calendar words, room labels, any words they can find in the room to write 2 words for each letter in the word "America."