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Collection by Leslie Wagner

Leslie Wagner
Guided Reading: This anchor chart represents decoding strategies for students. This can be referred to during guided reading groups. Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading Groups, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading Activities, Reading Tutoring, Reading Help, Reading Tips, Early Reading

Decoding Strategies for PARENTS & more!

I am pretty excited to share with you something I have been working on all summer! As a first grade teacher, I have had parents tell me t...

Do you use Fundations in your classroom? Ideas for teaching Phonics in the classroom. Please share your ideas. Teaching Phonics, Teaching Language Arts, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Preschool, Phonics Activities, Daily Activities

Accept No Limits--Imagine the Possibilities -- Expect the Unexpected

The Mall-ard's blog provides a window into our Kindergarten classroom. You are welcome to take a peek into our daily activities and share in the lives of our Kindergarten students.

I use these beanie baby reading strategies in my classroom and they are awesome! Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Reading Tips, Reading Buddies, Reading Groups, Reading Help, Reading Lessons, Daily 5 Reading

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Choice Literacy, the home on the web for teachers who lead. We are literacy coaches, teachers, and school leaders with experience in dozens of diverse classrooms. This site presents the best of the tools, guides, literacy lessons, and sage advice we've gathered and tucked away as we've worked together over the years, as well as our latest thinking on topics like standards and technology.

Word Dominoes & Speed Racer Game Sight Word Dominoes – A fun game to help students learn sight words or new vocabulary in no time!Sight Word Dominoes – A fun game to help students learn sight words or new vocabulary in no time! Kindergarten Literacy, Classroom Activities, Learning Activities, Literacy Games, Sight Word Activities Preschool, Kindergarten Sight Word Games, Phonics Games, Montessori Elementary, Vocabulary Activities

Sight Word Dominoes & Speed Racer Game

Practice sight words with these two fun sight word games that can be made in a snap. Great for kindergarten sight word practice.

Flip the Sound Poster: This poster was created to give students a visual cue of what letters make more than one sound. This will help them to become more automatic with the decoding strategy of flipping the sound. Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, Reading Activities, Teaching Language Arts, Speech And Language, Teaching Reading, Kids Learning, Guided Reading

Flip the Sound Poster

This poster was created to give students a visual cue of what letters make more than one sound. This will help them to become more automatic with the decoding strategy of flipping the sound. It can be used for large group instruction, small group reteaching, independent practice, skill specific in...

nice This Bandana Bib Tutorial will show you how to make baby bibs from microfleece-backed cotton or cotton jersey.Everyone loves bandana bibs b Baby Sewing Projects, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing For Kids, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Baby Sewing Tutorials, Tutorial Sewing, Sewing Basics

Free Bandana Bib Pattern

First, print out the pattern. It is a PDF, and you need to print at 100% scale to get a bib that measures approximately 14" in neck circumference. I find that this is the best "average" fit for a variety of ages. If you want to make it bigger or smaller, simply scale the image…

The program is a hands-on, interactive and engaging activities that make learning phonics, sight words and word families fun for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Graders! Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Activities, Literacy Activities, Family Activities, Literacy Centers, Literacy Stations, Kindergarten Language Arts, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy

Ready2Read Level 1: Unit 1

I am THRILLED to finally be able to launch the Ready2Read program! This has taken me a long time to put together and test. It is finally here and I

This is the Solar System Song. It is a great way to get students interested to start a unit on the solar system for third grade. First Grade Science, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Upper Elementary, Classroom Ideas, Space Activities, Science Activities

The Solar System Song

It's a song about the Sun and the planets for children of all ages. This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins. Video by KidsTV123 Copyright 2011 A....

Mama: Sight Word Practice Box Turn a pizza box into a learning tool with this clever sight word practice box! (via Boy Mama Teacher Mama)Turn a pizza box into a learning tool with this clever sight word practice box! (via Boy Mama Teacher Mama) Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Games, Sight Word Activities, Spelling Practice, Spelling Activities, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools

Teacher Mama: Sight Word Practice Box

Create this simple sight word practice box for your homeschool, classroom or home.

Homemade Toys: Texture Cards – Fun & Engaging Activities for Toddlers Sensory Toys, Sensory Activities, Infant Activities, Preschool Activities, Baby Sensory, Infant Sensory, Sensory Boards, Homemade Toys, Toddler Fun

Homemade Toys: Texture Cards

I made these texture cards for J sometime around 10 months to bring with us on plane trips. I reserved them for those special trips, stored in a ziploc, so that they would keep their novelty. J loved them. He has since mostly lost interest in them at 23 months (though he does still like the one with buttons). But…

Take a look at these Solar System Project Ideas. If you’ve got a school science project coming up, or are looking for something fun to do with the kids, you can make it. This solar system with button planets is so cool. Kid Science, Science Crafts, Science Classroom, Science Activities, Science Projects, School Projects, Science Ideas, Diy Projects, Solar System Projects For Kids

Solar System with Button Planets

My son thinks anything space-related is cool. I have to agree. We BOTH learned a lot and had a blast with this science craft. While...

22 History and Geography iPad Apps for Kids – Imagination Soup Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids History For Kids, Study History, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Spanish, Kids Education, Education English, Educational Technology, Kids Learning

22 History and Geography iPad Apps for Kids

It's time for a round-up of history and geography apps for kids.

 This website presented many fun ways to work with kindergartners and their sight words. I think it is important to present different approaches when it comes to sight words, it gets the kids excited and keeps them guessing. Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Activities, High Frequency Words Kindergarten, Listening Activities, Kindergarten Sight Words Printable, Sight Word Centers, Word Games, Kindergarten Language Arts

Kindergarten Kindergarten

Lesson plans, activities and ideas for kindergarten classrooms, including math problem-solving, reading workshop, writer's workshop, inquiry-based science journals, literacy centers and more!

page of nonsense words. can cut up and mix together with real words to have kids practice reading and sorting real vs nonsense words Reading Fluency, Reading Intervention, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Phonics, Reading Activities, Fun Learning, Teaching Resources, Silly Words

May Freebies (DIBELS and More!) - Classroom Freebies

Make sure you pick up these freebies for May from Empowering Little Learners! May Countdown Calendars! Use these for counting how many books you read, how many days in the month, or your behavior for those days if you use a color system. When you open this file it even has a countdown for the END ... Read More about May Freebies (DIBELS and More!)