Thursday, May 30, 2019

Back to School Word Work, Writing, and Math Activities

This BACK TO SCHOOL packet is filled with word work, writing, and math activities.
They are ideal for centers and are differentiated to meet the variety of levels of students in your classroom.
 In these previews you will see School Supply activities.
Also included are Friends and Back to School.
24 vocabulary cards...colorful and with pictures.
Ideal for posting in writing center or on a word wall.
Shown above you will see a word search and two differentiated parts of speech.

Three differentiated ABC Order activities.

Pre writes and graphic organizers for gathering ideas for using to write.

Final write pages with differentiated forms and a class cover.

Math games with record keeping sheets to keep students accountable.
Games include...more/less, addition to 12 and 24, subtraction to 10 and 20.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

How to Surprise a Dad!

This story is the perfect springboard to celebrating FATHER'S DAY!
Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish have created a delightful "how to" story that your class will enjoy and encourage them to think outside the box!!

The packet encourages reading the story to your class to begin the lesson.
From there two titled graphic organizers are available for you to choose from.
You can choose to have student recall story details or you can have students decide how they would surprise their dad!!
There are differentiated class final write pages and a class cover for creating a class book.

Writing includes opinion and narrative.

There are three comprehension pages that accompany the story.

Word work includes:
Vocabulary cards for posting, ABC Order, parts of speech, a word search and a partner role and read.

Finally there is an interview for your students to complete with dad and then a  page for recording what they discovered on their interview.

We Made A Splash this Year!

This is so cute for the end of the year!
We made a SPLASH this year!
The perfect opportunity for classroom decor, writing, and memories.

Two adorable pool buddies.

Graphic organizers for recording ideas.

I love "A Few Of My Favorites!"

Differentiated final write pages on topics:
Our SUMMER Looks Bright!

Friday, May 24, 2019

Click Clack Boo...Doreen Cronin

Farmer Brown is not fond of Halloween but Duck thinks a party is perfect!
Another of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's creations.

Adorable craft with a Voting on Costume award.

Vocabulary for posting and two word work pages.

Comprehension includes:
sensory, summary, story elements, cause and effect

Opinion writing about Halloween and a look at definitions.

There is a read and sequence or read and decide if it is beginning, middle, end.
Students can also make a list of their favorite treats.

Two math games for your math center.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Click Clack Moo! Cows That Type...Doreen Cronin

I love this story that Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin have created.
It is ideal for teaching persuasive writing.
Take a peek at the activities below.

Vocabulary for posting.
Crafts for topping the letter writing.

Graphic Organizer
Work with Definitions

Three differentiated writing pages with a class book cover.

Recall, cause and effect, story elements.

Persuasive writing.

Opinion writing, Narrative writing, word work

Math games for an added treat!!

Giggle Giggle Quack

This whole series by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin make a wonderful read aloud for the primary child.  In the class they allow for many reading comprehension activities.
In this story Farmer Brown FINALLY takes a vacation.  He puts Bob in charge of the animals and provides him with a "to do" list.  The problem as you can guess is DUCK.
What will situation will he create this time?

Craft and vocabulary for posting.

Differentiated final write pages and a class cover for making a book.

Graphic Organizers
Recall, fact or fiction, story retell

Comprehension Activities
Sequencing, Story Elements, Recall

Word Study
Definition, Words that describe duck, Parts of Speech

Making Predictions, Text to Self, 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

David Shannon Author Study

We all have that DAVID in our family or in our class.
He drives you cray BUT you really do care and love DAVID.
That is on of the reason I love these stories by David Shannon because it lets children know that  making mistakes is okay.

Informational text about Shannon.

True/False and Fact/Opinion for assessment.
Graphic Organizers for gathering key facts.

Vocabulary for posting and a cute David Craft.
Writing includes line for writing or box for drawing and has David remember and A Class Rule for choices.

Story One 
David Goes to School
It is the perfect lead in to Class Rules.

Story Two
David Gets in Trouble
The perfect opportunity for you class to share text to self stories.

Story Three
No David

Story Four
Oh David

The packet ends with a character study about David.