Who will win the race? Help your class build essential pre-reading skills with a friendly competition. Your students will race to identify the author, illustrator, and understand all the parts of a book in this engaging lesson.
ELs will get plenty of practice identifying letters as they go on an alphabet scavenger hunt in this fun letter-focused lesson plan. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Play with Reading** lesson plan.
Practicie identifying letters in words with this straightforward lesson plan. In EL Support Lesson: Starting to Read, help students get started with deciphering letters and words. Use this alphabet-focused set of activities to teach your ELs all about beginning letter sounds and expand their letter knowledge. This resource can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Read, Read, Read!
With this Have Fun Reading Choice Board, budding bookworms can choose from a variety of engaging reading-based activities, from reading in a cozy blanket fort to drawing or acting out their favorite part of a story.
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.
This little dinosaur … helped build vocabulary skills! Introduce your students to writing with this fun class project using a familiar childhood poem. Your class will write their own verses to create a class book.
This is a great introductory lesson to teach students about the importance of illustrations when reading. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Introducing Reader's Workshop lesson plan.
In this fun lesson all about sharing ideas, students will get an overview of partnership rules, and time to practice working with a partner. This can be used as a stand alone or pre-lesson for the **Me and My Partner** lesson plan.
Use this fun remake of the classic song, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" to teach your students all about long vowel sounds! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Say My Name** lesson plan.
In this fun hands on lesson plan, your ELs will get to practice segmenting and blending words in a tactile way! This can be used as a stand alone lesson or as a support lesson plan for the **Sound Smoothies** lesson plan.