How can you *see* what your students are thinking while they read? Try reading response letters in your class. Students will practice formatting letters and learn to discuss their thinking about literature in writing.
Bells are a musical instrument, symbol of the holiday season, and way to practice letter knowledge in this yummy interactive activity! Students will love identifying upper and lowercase letters in this delicious matching game.
Writing is a hugely important life skill. Before your kids begin expressing their ideas, however, they'll need to work on penmanship. This simple lesson helps students with the basics of writing the letters of the alphabet.
Where do they fit? In this lesson, students will discover how shapes, numbers, and letters can be grouped into categories. With adaptable content, students can also be challenged to consider attributes such as size and color!
It’s time to for your students to move onto learning more complex typing skills! This lesson teaches your students how to type capital letters, periods, question marks, and exclamation marks using correct finger placement.
In this fun lesson, students will learn about letter writing while practicing reading and spelling words in the same word family. This can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Pop! Pop! Pop! Words in the -Op Family.
Spell and say those words with an A! Students will become familiar with common A sight words. It all starts with a fun “sight word hunt” around the classroom to introduce the lesson and ends with a word game that incorporates movement!
Use this fun kinesthetic awareness and spelling lesson to help your ELs practice identifying and blending together the sounds in common CVC words. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for Letter Roll Reading.
Teach your students to look for the repeated words and phrases in a nonfiction text as they pick out important information. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Determining Importance* lesson.
Perfect for a unit on the family, this lesson uses “houses” to teach the concept of how rhyming words fit together in similar “families.” This lesson uses the -at rhyme but can be adapted for use with other three-letter rhyming words!