Widening your students' vocabulary and grammar can improve reading and writing. It's easy to teach comparative adjectives to first grade with these Google Slides for kids. Perfect for teaching online or in the classroom, or make it an activities assignment in Google Classroom. Teaching comparatives and superlatives can be a snap! #distancelearning #firstgrade #1stgrade
Synonyms 1st Grade
Teach synonyms digitally with this distance learning resource with or without Google Classroom™️! All you need is access to Google Slides™️, and they can be used for whole group, small group or individual student work. #distancelearning #firstgrade #1stgrade #synonyms #teaching
Synonyms Digital Game
Your students easily review and practice identifying and matching synonyms with these digital task cards. Students will be completing a synonym match with a choice of 3 words in the "synonym sandwich shop". Self-checking, yet most of the wrong answers are antonyms (opposites) and lend themselves to...
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Do you have on your battle pants? These math, writing, and reading activities will be lessons you choose to repeat EVERY year. They are no prep, highly engaging, and full of important standards based content. Pull out your copy of The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt and your classroo...
Writing 1st Grade
Video mini-lesson teaches about main ideas in topic sentences and supporting detail sentences with examples, then students practice choosing whether a sentence is a topic sentence or not. Audio to listen to each sentence is available, and a hint with the main idea is included in the top corner of ev...
Topic Sentence 1st Grade
First graders need lots of practice with already written topic sentences. These are ready to go and perfect to use in a digital or in-person classroom. #distancelearning #zoom #googlemeet #1stgradewriting
Do you have on your battle pants? What could be more fun for students than designing their own battle pants? Once students have designed their pants, they can complete a narrative writing piece telling the steps they took to design. Time to Battle an independent color by code activity used as a review of time to the hour and half hour. Pull out your copy of The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt and your classroom will be filled with giggles and busy little learners.
Writing Inspiration with Napkin Books
I am always looking for fun ways to inspire and motivate young and struggling writers. Napkin books and writing prompts keep my students asking for more! Learn why napkin books are a must have in your elementary classroom, how to get started using them, a
The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors: Graphing, Glyph, and Writing Activity
Are you ready to battle? “The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors” is the ULTIMATE teaching tool for your kids. It’s filled with graphing, a glyph, and writing activities! They’re fun and help your students reach their math and writing goals. Students can even design their own battle pants! Your students will have so many amazing and creative ideas, you’ll never want to stop! Grab these easy and fun lessons and printables for awesome teaching and learning! (first grade, second grade)
This bundle includes reading activities to help you teach poetry analysis, nonfiction text features, open and closed syllables, magic e as a syllable, punctuation, and so much more! As a special bonus, I have included 13 reading response pages that can be used for reading comprehension.
Writing Freebie for Valentine's Day
Are you ready for Valentine's Day? I can't believe it's just around the corner. My first graders and I have been busy celebrating everythin...
FEBRUARY Writing Paper Templates Crafts
Included in this resource are FEBRUARY Writing Templates. There are SIX paper toppers: Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Groundhog, Valentine Card, Valentine Heart, and February Owl. There are also EIGHT paper choices: lined, lined with picture space, and landscape lined with/without picture spa...
$ Taking time to study punctuation deeply will lead to more fluent and expressive readers. Often, primary students are so deeply focused on decoding that they miss the power of punctuation to help them comprehend what is happening in the text. This resource is designed to help slow young readers down and give them a chance to practice the meaning of punctuation marks. As an additional benefit, it will also help children understand the nuance of emotions in their emotional registry.
4 Engaging Writing Center Ideas! Freebie Alert!
4 fun and engaging writing center ideas to keep your writing center interesting throughout the school year. Freebie too!
Ring in a new year
Here are 5 easy teacher-approved ideas ring in the new year the day of returning back to school in January: FREE morning work, Baby New Year and Father Time symbols, goal setting for 1st graders, counting on math for the new year, good luck traditions around the world.
New Year's Writing Ideas
Help students aim for their goals with these New Year’s journal prompts. Through reflections and resolutions, they’ll be ready to take on new challenges in the new year. #newyear #newyears #writingprompts #writing #writinglove #writingideas #journalprompts #journal #journaling #journalbuddies