All-in-One Differentiated Reading Passages
These Monthly Differentiated Reading passages are my go-to during small group instruction or during our intervention/enrichment time. I love that almost all of my students can read about the same topic and work on the same comprehension skill, but at their own reading level.
Phonological Awareness Digital Lesson Plans & Activities
36 weeks of phonological awareness instruction for kindergarten and first grade. Digital slides to make daily lessons simple and prep-free for you! Build confident readers and writers with these phonological awareness lesson plans.
A Lesson to Teach About the ou/ow Sound.
Teaching phonics can be boring, but it is actually one of my favorite things to teach. I enjoy helping my students “break the code” of reading. But, if you do not find ways to make learning phonics fun, your students will be BORED OUT OF THEIR MINDS! This lesson is one of my absolute favorite ways to review the ou/ow sound and make it FUN for your students! #FirstGrade #Literacy #Phonics
15 Amazon Finds For A Chalk & Burlap Classroom Theme
Whether you are looking for ideas for a modern farmhouse theme, calming neutral colors, or a more rustic look, this post will help you create a chalkboard and burlap classroom theme. I’ve put together an entire collection of fantastic finds on Amazon to help you create a beautifully organized, calm and cohesive classroom using burlap!
The Benefits of Flexible Homework and Homework Menus
A few years ago, I had the bright idea to try out a new homework format: homework menus! Ever since I incorporated homework menus into my classroom routine, I knew there was no going back. My students and their parents absolutely love the option of flexible homework. It’s something every teacher should consider using with their class! #Homework #FirstGrade #1stGrade