Phonemic Awareness is such an integral part to reading and writing. Unfortunately, many teachers skip over teaching this, but the truth is that it's just as important as learning phonics! Check out these 9 hands-on ways to help children learn to segment and blend words, and watch your children become confident readers with strong decoding and spelling skills!
Say It, Make It, Write It Free Printable Mats - How to Use Them Six Different Ways. Find out how to use this one free printable resource in your classroom 6 ways! Perfect for literacy centers, literacy work stations, sight word practice or even your maths centers | you clever monkey
Synonyms - Posters WOW Words for First Grade to Fifth Grade
Other ways to say ... Said, Went, Scared, Big, Small, Sad, Happy, Saw, Next, Great, Good, Bad, Positive Character Words, Negative Character Words, Time Transition Words for Narratives and Transition Words for Information and Argument Texts. (16 page digital download)
Weekly Home Reading Log freebie in Laura Candler's online file cabinet ~ I've been using this GO from Laura Candler for years now. Student records the title, reading response, minutes read and then has it signed by parent or guardian. There is also a two-sided version for longer responses.
This Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt can be used as a literacy center, library activity, homework, or as an enrichment activity for early finishers. Book Scavenger Hunt | Literacy Activity | Literacy Center | Reading Scavenger Hunt
Kids love seeing their name cards up on your classroom word wall. Make your own name cards with the free templates and directions in this article. The name cards can also be used for many literacy activities and games. They are perfect for kids in preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms.