If you live near Boston you won't believe how beautiful it is out !! The kids keep saying !! The kids keep saying It's Summer!! These are some poems my class is learning this week during Shared Reading Time. Each child will get a copy for their poetry books. During Daily 5 Time a must do read a new poem/song chart. The student's illustrate their small copy to practice during Read To Self Time! Happy Spring!! word chunk OOK ~sight words and, you The kids love this poem!!! Click Here For…
First Grade Wow
Hello Everyone! Just a quick share tonight. We are continuing our study of the animal world in science, and you know me! I can't help but to integrate, integrate, integrate. I am sharing two ultra mini units tonight. I hope to be able to squeeze these in next week yet before Spring Break. The first 10 page unit is a celebration of how animals move. Cute little poem and mini book the kids can put together, finish, illustrate and share with buddies. Click here for your free unit including…
An Adverb Anchor Chart (with a free printable!)
Hi there! It’s Deb Hanson from Crafting Connections, and I've decided to share an adverbs anchor chart and free printable with you today. First, however, allow me to express my dismay. Did you know that adverbs are specifically mentioned in the 2nd grade Common Core State Standards, but are not named in 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade standards?!? This puzzles me. To fully understand the purpose of adverbs, students must first have a firm grasp on nouns, verbs, and adjectives. I must admit, I…
10 Great Ideas for Using Rhyming With Younger Children
Rhyming teaches children how language works. It helps them notice and work with the sounds within words. In this post we will show you 10 ways you can explore rhyming with your children.
Itsy Bitsy Spider Nursery rhyme song for children (sung by Patty Shukla)
These songs for kids are teacher and parent approved! Your kids will love singing them, and you'll love what they are learning at the same time!