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The Wise Owl

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By The Wise Owl
I don't know about you all, but pencils make me cringe. They are a necessary evil in all classrooms, being that children do need to write things down on occasion, but man, can they be a giant PAIN in the butt. Yes? Yes. After years of pulling my
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
FREE
4,159
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By The Wise Owl
Retelling and summarizing a story (or part of a story) is an important reading skill that is emphasized in the Common Core beginning in Kindergarten and expected to be practiced with increasing independence as students move through elementary
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
536
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By The Wise Owl
*File Updated 3/27/13* The first few weeks of school are crucial for establishing your writing routines and workshop culture. This 55 page packet is designed to make your life easier in terms of setting up writers workshop, establishing routines
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Posters
$5.00
559
Digital Download PDF (93.74 MB)
By The Wise Owl
“Syllable Showdown - Closed Syllable Resources” was designed to help you introduce and reinforce closed syllables in your elementary classroom. I was first introduced to syllabication when I taught in a small special education school for children
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Special Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
682
Digital Download PDF (21.80 MB)
By The Wise Owl
“Syllable Showdown - Syllabication Overview and Resources” was designed to help you introduce and reinforce syllabication rules in your elementary classroom. I was first introduced to syllabication when I taught in a small special education school
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, Special Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, For Parents, Posters
$5.00
467
Digital Download PDF (25.85 MB)
By The Wise Owl
Three sets of differentiated task cards (24 in each set, 72 cards in total) that address the skill of using number bonds to visualize the part-whole relationship between different numbers. These number bonds task cards are differentiated for three
Subjects:
Numbers, Math Test Prep, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment, Task Cards
$2.75
504
Digital Download PDF (7.25 MB)
By The Wise Owl
“Syllable Showdown - Open Syllable Resources” was designed to help you introduce and reinforce closed syllables in your elementary classroom. I was first introduced to syllabication when I taught in a small special education school for children
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Special Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$4.50
527
Digital Download PDF (20.06 MB)
By The Wise Owl
“Syllable Showdown - Magic E Syllables” was designed to help you introduce and reinforce closed syllables in your elementary classroom. I was first introduced to syllabication when I taught in a small special education school for children with
Subjects:
Spelling, Special Education
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$4.75
230
Digital Download PDF (16.83 MB)
By The Wise Owl
“Syllable Showdown - Consonant -le Syllable Resources” was designed to help you introduce and reinforce consonant -le syllables in your elementary classroom. I was first introduced to syllabication when I taught in a small special education school
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Special Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.00
236
Digital Download PDF (16.61 MB)
By The Wise Owl
Are your students ready for a SPOOKY literacy center activity? This FREEBIE pack works great as a center activity, a stand alone activity, a collaborative table group activity or even can be sent home with families for some additional ABC order
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
202
Digital Download PDF (17.97 MB)
By The Wise Owl
This FREEBIE includes an initial observation form and a simple 5-page student checklist form for learning specialists, teachers, administrators and school psychologists to use during classroom observations. Provides a nice overview in an organized
Subjects:
Special Education, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Professional Documents, Printables
FREE
99
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By The Wise Owl
“You Got Popped!” is a decoding game that helps students practice one-syllable words with blends and digraphs. This is a great game to play during small group instruction or to use as a literacy station. I also use this as one of my “go to”
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.25
108
Digital Download PDF (3.06 MB)
By The Wise Owl
This is a HUGE bundle made up of all of my guided reading resources from my time as a both a classroom teacher and an interventionist. Through the activities, printable and directions included in this packet, teachers will familiarize themselves
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literature Circles
$10.50
61
Digital Download PDF (81.54 MB)
By The Wise Owl
Looking for a way to get your kids up and moving during a long math block? SCOOT is the solution! This is a great whole-class game that everyone can enjoy and get in some basic multiplication fact review at the same time! Included- A SCOOT
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Math Test Prep, Mental Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$3.50
55
Digital Download PDF (7.58 MB)
By The Wise Owl
**Updated 8/6/13** Create your own class ABC book! ABC books are a fantastic way to wrap up a topic or unit study, use during Project-Based Learning, jazz up test review or showcase student learning during Curriculum Nights and other family
Subjects:
Writing, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.50
86
Digital Download PDF (8.98 MB)
By The Wise Owl
This Response to Intervention Pack was designed for kindergarten and first grade RTI student; however, the activities can be used for any kindergarten small group work and is aligned with kindergarten Common Core Standards. K.CC Count to 100 by
Subjects:
Numbers, Special Education, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$8.00
69
Digital Download PDF (31.80 MB)
By The Wise Owl
This low/no prep print-friendly packet includes literacy centers and anchor charts that you can use to teach the au/aw diphthongs to your students. Can be used to supplement Level 2 and Level 3 Fundations. Included: 1. Four Anchor Charts
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.50
63
Digital Download PDF (21.66 MB)
By The Wise Owl
Who doesn't remember creating their own witches' brew after watching Hocus Pocus? Your kids are sure to have a blast with this fun-filled, common-core aligned Halloween mini-pack on capacity and measurement. 3.MD.2 Measure and estimate liquid
Subjects:
Measurement, Word Problems, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$4.75
29
Digital Download PDF (29.67 MB)
By The Wise Owl
Exit tickets are one of my favorite classroom tools because they help me determine whether my kids have walked away with a solid understanding of the lesson in a quick and easy way. They also can teach students to be aware of and reflect on their
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Classroom Forms
$4.00
129
Digital Download PDF (9.72 MB)
By The Wise Owl
The Halloween Fact or Opinion Pack is a great addition to your October literacy centers or can be used as a whole-class game to "spice up" a lesson on identify facts and opinions in nonfiction writing. Included- 1. 24 Fact and Opinion cards (all
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Halloween, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.25
116
Digital Download PDF (12.54 MB)
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