thefirstgradelife

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Inquiry based and observational lessons all about sunflowers! 25 pages of resources with color and blackline options!Meets the NGSS for first grade as well as others! Fun hands on learning and critical thinking skills for science! Writing prompts,
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, Autumn
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Minilessons, Science Centers
$2.00
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This MEGA BUNDLE includes everything you need to teach phonics for the entire school year! 70 pages of word sorts, flashcards, and hands on activities! This mega bundle is the combination of my 5 smaller phonics packs, together for one easy to use
Subjects:
Spelling, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Flash Cards, Literacy Center Ideas
$7.00
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What’s included? 19 pages of flashcards, word sorts, and hands on activities to teach the long vowel spelling patterns! There are also fun rhymes to help remember each one! The following spelling patterns are included: ai & ay, ee, ea, & ie,
Subjects:
Spelling, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Flash Cards, Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
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By thefirstgradelife
This phonics pack includes 18 pages of the spelling patterns associated with beginning digraphs, soft spellings, and special endings. The pictures used correspond with the Wonders curriculum, but can be used for a multitude of purposes, from
Subjects:
Spelling, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
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By thefirstgradelife
Teaching the “bossy e” phonics rule with these 9 phonics focused pages will make learning to read and write these words fun for all ages! Use these 9 pages as a secondary resource, center, as independent work, and more! This bundle includes word
Subjects:
Spelling, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Flash Cards, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
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This phonics bundle is 29 pages that include flashcards, word sorts, and hands on activities for each of the 9 spelling patterns included. Pages are color coded and the included clip art correlates with the WONDERS curriculum. The 9 spelling
Subjects:
Spelling, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Flash Cards, Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
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By thefirstgradelife
Want to keep in touch with your students over the summer? Have a Pen Pal project you would like to do? This simple summer pen pal letter template is a great idea to send home to students after the end of the school year. They will be so excited to
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Summer
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
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The weather unit bundle features 15 pages of resources and activities all about weather! Included are: 6 bubble maps for different types of weather, 1 circle map about weather, 2 tree maps (1 for types of weather and one for students to choose), 2
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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10 pages of short vowels practice! Included are sort the short vowel sounds by word ending/ word family AND adorable short vowel flashcards for students to use to read, sort, or spell out as a supplemental centers activity! Short vowel pictures
Subjects:
Spelling, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Flash Cards, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
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This product features 11 pages all about plants! Great to use as stand alone mini lessons or as supplemental materials to go along with science or language arts units. Included is: Label the Parts of a Plant page, Label the lifecycle stages page, 2
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Minilessons, Printables
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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This bundle includes everything you need to teach basic citizenship skills and concepts in the primary grades in a fun filled dog theme! Perfect for the beginning of the school year to discuss proper behaviors and classroom norms, as well as to hit
Subjects:
Civics, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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Some students in your class will eventually earn a time out. It happens. What should you do as a teacher to make sure they understand why? This "Uh Oh! I Earned a Time Out!" 4 pack includes 4 pages that students fill out to make sure they understand
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Classroom Forms, Cooperative Learning, For Parents
$1.50
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This product is a 4 pack of sub report templates to use when you are out of the classroom. Each sub report is a different theme, and subs simply fill in the 4 boxes to give you a quick and easy snapshot of how her day was while you were out!
Subjects:
Child Care, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Classroom Forms
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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This Animal Unit Bundle is a perfect way to tie science into reading, writing, and the use of thinking maps! Use these as stand alone lessons, as mini lessons, or as add ons for an animal unit or thematic unit you already have! This bundle is geared
Subjects:
Creative Writing, General Science, Informational Text
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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This bundle includes 9 pages of writing activities with a Thanksgiving theme. Included is 3 bubble maps (all about Pilgrims, Native Americans, and Turkeys!), a Double Bubble map (Thanksgiving Then and Now), 2 flow maps (how to make an apple/pumpkin
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Native Americans, Thanksgiving
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
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In this bundle you will find an array of thinking maps for apples AND pumpkins! This bundle is great to use as part of a science unit, a fall activity, or for teaching anything about apples and pumpkins! Included is a brace, flow, bubble, and 2
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Science, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$3.50
1 rating
4.0
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In this pack you will find an array of thinking maps for apples! This bundle is great to use as part of a science unit, a fall activity, or for teaching anything apple! Included is a brace, flow, bubble, and 2 different circle maps. Your kiddos will
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Science, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
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In this pack you will find an array of thinking maps for pumpkins! This bundle is great to use as part of a science unit, a fall activity, or for teaching anything about pumpkins! Included is a brace, flow, bubble, and 2 different circle maps. Your
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Science, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By thefirstgradelife
A fall freebie to get your kiddos into the part-part-whole spirit with pumpkins! Just fill in the missing parts or whole. A quick, easy, and adorable way to see who understand the PPW relationship in your classroom.
Subjects:
Math, Autumn, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Math Centers
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This 27 page Alphabet Book includes a title page and one page for each letter of the alphabet. Each page includes traceable letters and a silly sentence. Primary students will love the graphics and an included box for them to draw a picture of their
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
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I have taught kindergarten and first grade in Title 1 schools for 6 years as well as serve as the math lead teacher for my school site.

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Currently pursuing M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction - Elementary from Cal State Long Beach. (projected completion 2018) Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (Cum Laude)- Cal State University Long Beach- 2012 Bachelor's of Arts (Cum Laude) in Liberal Studies with a minor in Human Behavior- Cal State University Long Beach- 2010

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