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The Princess and the Tot: What's on the Tray? Beginning sounds, nuts and bolts, sorting, counting, etc. Preschool Literacy, Early Literacy, Educational Activities, Classroom Activities, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Autism Classroom, Preschool Schedule, Learning Letters
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What's on the Tray?

I'm a little late posting my trays this week, but I hope you enjoy them! We aren't following a theme this week, just working on some fun skills! Beginning Sound Sort Sort the items in the bowl by their beginning sound. Nuts & Bolts One of our favorites: Match each nut to the correctly sized bolt and screw it on. Washcloth Folding Fold each washcloth into 1/4ths, then stack. Button Sorting Sort the buttons by the number of holes each has. Counting Straws Place the correct number of straws…

Inside The Classroom: Mentor Texts For Writer's Workshop.great mentor texts that align with the 6 traits of writing 6 Traits Of Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Writing Process, Reading Lessons, Writing Inspiration, Kindergarten Writing
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Mentor Texts For Writer's Workshop

My personal collection of Six Trait Texts! I use this collection to teach the different traits to my students. I really enjoy using the Six ...

Readworks- this site needs to be called ReadWOW! It breaks down all the common core elements into grade specific lesson plans. Good for guided reading. Lesson Plans for novel units. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Guided Reading
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Find Reading Passages

Improve your students’ reading comprehension with ReadWorks. Access thousands of high-quality, free K-12 articles, and create online assignments with them for your students.

Inference anchor chart - What’s in My Teacher’s Bag Making Inferences – Inference anchor chart Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Math Lessons, Reading Charts, Teaching Resources, Thinking Strategies
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abc game with dice. Roll die and read the appropriate row as fast as they can. Could do with sight words instead. Love the idea of sight words!

 Simple, fun game that teaches children letters or sight words. Totally using this for kinder sight words! Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Games, Sight Word Activities, Literacy Activities, Educational Activities, Literacy Centers, Teaching Reading, Fun Learning
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Sight Word Game: Showdown!! - Playdough To Plato

This sight word game is a simple, low-prep way to teach your child sight words.

Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind. This book gets everyone excited about what reading can do for you, and helps students think about good fit books .perfect for the start of school!

Teach Your Child to Read - Getting Started with Metacognition: Strategies for Thinking about what youre Thinking and Reading -- plus great book titles to practice on! - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Thinking Strategies, Thinking Skills, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Critical Thinking, Teaching Resources, Thinking Stems, Glad Strategies, Reading Is Thinking
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The Teaching Thief

The Gingerbread Man Story Sequencing Cards Sequencing Cards, Story Sequencing, Sequencing Activities, Speech Therapy Activities, Language Activities, Preschool Activities, Sequencing Pictures, Speech Language Pathology, Speech And Language
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The Gingerbread Man Story Sequen

Fun children's learning activities, including printable templates, for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school kids.

Readers theater scripts here, alphabetically. Hundreds of scripts, at least. Reading Fluency, Reading Intervention, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language
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RTscripts

A Christmas Story: Flagpole Scene (4) A Christmas Story: Shoot Your Eye Out Scene (5) A Little Excitement (6) ABC Animals (13) Alvin Ho (7) Amigo (11+) America Poem (8) Animal Trainer (3) Angelica...

Language arts: fiction/non fiction or authors purpose Use old Scholastic book order forms to sort books: Fiction/Nonfiction or To Entertain/To Inform, etc. What a brilliant idea! Or use to share opinion about a book Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Comprehension, Reading School
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reading mini lesson with word work, author's purpose, fractions, and OY!

Today's lesson during silent reading was Word Work; the were finding pronouns... They used their tabs to find a pronoun - I mean, really, there are TONS one EVERY page...lol. Then, they had to tell me who or what that pronoun was replacing... Then, they wrote the person or thing that the pronoun replaced under their pronoun on the tree map... Go see more grammar ideas at Lori's Linky! We also practiced more with Author's Purpose. They used a Scholastic Book order form and found at least five…

Collecting Data in Kindergarten - Simply Kinder Kindergarten Goals, Kindergarten Assessment, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Data Binders, Data Notebooks, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Alphabet Sounds
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Lanier's Lions: Emergent Menu Strategy Cards (includes the common core standard on each card) Cafe Strategy Cards, Cafe Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Literacy Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Lessons
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Emergent Menu Strategy Cards

I've looked all over the place for cute emergent strategy cards and had no luck. So, I made them myself. Just click on the picture below to download/ print your own copy. Enjoy. N. "The Daily 5 and CAFÉ are trademark and copy written content of Educational Design, LLC dba The 2 Sisters. Educational Design, LLC dba The 2 Sisters does not authorize or endorse these materials."

Rain Song The First Grade Parade: Onomatpoeia. This book offers rhyming words describing the sounds of rain. Preschool Music, Music Activities, Teaching Music, Kindergarten Music, Kids Music, First Grade Parade, First Grade Reading, Mentor Texts, Music Classroom
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The First Grade Parade - marching through a primary world

Hey sweet friends!!! HAPPY EASTER!!!!!! What a beautiful, stormy day{here in Texas} to celebrate our Savior! Y’all…straight up…we serve an AWESOME GOD! I’m currently reading this book & I HIGHLY recommend it!! My oldest little has been OBSESSED with this sweet Bible… To hear him retell the story of Jesus is TOO much!! Melt.my.HEART!!!! I’ve had a few comments and lots of emails from some of you that wanna know where I got this cute birthday shirt for my little itty… Well, just incase anyone…

Knuffle Bunny Lovin'- cause and effect Kindergarten Activities, Book Activities, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Reading Strategies, Cafe Strategies, Knuffle Bunny, Mo Willems, Common Core Reading
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Elementary Shenanigans

It was so nice to be back with my sweet little loves today and finally out of the house! It may have been that much sweeter knowing that it was my last day before…wait for it…SPRING BREAK! All I have to say is praise the Lord for my amazing student teacher. When I walked into my classroom today, everything was finished…work was displayed…room was cleaned! I am going to need for my principal to hire her ASAP! I could tell my little darlings were working up a storm in our Knuffle Bunny Unit…

Knuffle Bunny Lovin'- cause and effect Kindergarten Activities, Book Activities, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Reading Strategies, Cafe Strategies, Knuffle Bunny, Mo Willems, Common Core Reading
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Elementary Shenanigans

It was so nice to be back with my sweet little loves today and finally out of the house! It may have been that much sweeter knowing that it was my last day before…wait for it…SPRING BREAK! All I have to say is praise the Lord for my amazing student teacher. When I walked into my classroom today, everything was finished…work was displayed…room was cleaned! I am going to need for my principal to hire her ASAP! I could tell my little darlings were working up a storm in our Knuffle Bunny Unit…