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No More Flashcards ~ Cookie Sheet Sight Words

I love getting kids to play with words. The more hands on the better. Make it seem like play and they’ll be asking to practice their sight words! 265 more words

Reading

Earth Day Learning Activities for Kindergarten

I am a big fan of going green and incorporating paperless activities in a classroom especially on Earth Day! Here are a few Earth Day activities to help you go paperless and help teach your Kindergarten kiddos about taking care of and loving our earth. 452 more words

Early Education

Word Swat

This is the time of year when 1st-graders are pulling in A LOT of information to really transition into independent readers.  This also happens to be when we see some confusions pop-up–especially with visually similar words. 111 more words

1st Grade

Using Scavenger Hunts With English Language Learners

A scavenger hunt is a great way to teach vocabulary terms to ELLs. They also get students up and moving and can give them some control over what terms they choose to find. 320 more words

Speaking

Strategies for Teaching Sight Words to English Language Learners

Sight words are one tool for helping students learn how to be fluent readers. The challenge for English Language Learners (and all students) is that the majority of these words do not have visuals that are easily associated with them. 377 more words

Writing

2018 Bible Reading Plan

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
The days between Christmas and New Year’s are my favorite days of the whole year.
They are slow and quiet — perfect for reflecting on the past and pondering the future. 35 more words

Word Work

The Prompter Room

For Friday, December 8, 2017:

Word-work is sublime … because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference – the way in which we are like no other life. 29 more words

The Prompter Room