"Prefix or Suffix?" by The Bazillions
Can you hear what fits before the root of the word? After the root of the word? Learn your Prefixes and Suffixes with The Bazillions!Prefix or Suffix?©2013 T...
Sounding Out Nonsense Words and CVC Words
Learning to sound out words can be really hard for some children to master, especially in Kindergarten. My district now has the children tested not only on sounding out CVC words as before, but also nonsense words as well. Here … Continue reading →
Vowel Teams Song and Flash Cards
Hey peeps! I am getting ready to introduce vowel teams to my first grade kiddos this week. Here's a song we'll be using to practice the vowel digraphs (vowel teams).
Gingerbread, Pronouns, and a Freebie: OH MY!
We have been doing our best to stay focused in Room 3 in the last week or so, but I have a feeling this week is going to be a *bit* harder. We started teaching pronouns shortly after we came back from Thanksgiving and my kids were struggling a bit when it came to choosing the correct pronoun for a given sentence. This is pretty typical for my ELL learners, but it did mean that I needed to find some new resources so that we could work in some extra practice. We used a bunch of freebies from…
Making 10 Activities
Since the beginning of the school year, I've been working on slowly introducing the memorization of math facts to my son. This week we've been focusing on learning the numbers that add up to ten. I thought I'd share with you the making 10 activities we've done this week, including a free game I created! We
Confessions of a Teacher: I Sing Cheesy Songs Part 2
This is the second part of a mini series about songs for teaching parts of speech. If you missed the first post about nouns and verbs, you can find it here. Click on any picture
Teaching Place Value, Tens and Ones Song
Have you seen the video, Teacher Tipster Place Value Song? It's great! That's why a number of bloggers have shared how they have done a Place Value Boot Camp in their classes. Well, that concept is pretty much lost on my class of international students, but I still used the catchy song- they LOVED it! I whipped up a little poster with the lyrics,...check it out! Click on the image to grab a copy! Each day, I have the calendar leader pick students to "act out" a number (If you watch the…