Phonemic Awareness - Segmenting Sounds This "Sweet Sounds" phoneme segmentation activity is a fun way for your students to practice segmenting (and blending) words with three or four phonemes. | phonemic awareness activites | word blends | blending sounds | teaching readings | struggling readers | teaching phonics | word sounds | reading activities | reading kindergarten
Back to School All About Me Lapbook [Over 20 Foldables!]
A great beginning of the year activity to get to know your students! This would make a great activity for the first week of school or as something to showcase on Open House / Back to School night! You are learning about your students and they get to learn more about each other! It's also a creative way for students to set goals, express their favorites, and have something to look back on for their school year in your grade.
Scholastic Teaching Tools | Resources for Teachers
Making New Students Feel Welcome in Your Classroom | Scholastic.com. I am currently mentoring a first year teacher in my building, Jaslyn Carter. She was recently informed that she would be receiving a new student. During our regularly scheduled weekly meetings, she mentioned this and was wondering how to make the transition not only easier for the new child, but for her class as well. Her inquiry made me pause for a moment. If she was wondering about this, were there others who needed some dire