Kinder, 1st, 2nd Writing Ideas
Are you looking for creative activities and lessons for use with ESL and ELL writing instruction? Ideas here are best for Kinder, 1st and 2nd grade classrooms…
Are your little ones learning to name the parts of their bodies? "Parts of the Body: A Word Study Unit" is designed to introduce a verbal and written English vocabulary for 19 basic body parts from ‘head’ to ‘toe.’ Puzzles, matching and memory games make great small group or center activities.
Anytime is a good time for review of Days of the Week calendar skills and school locations. Whether a student is new to the school or just needs review of a familiar skill, these puzzles provide fun small group or center work as well as cut & paste individual work. #daysoftheweek #calendar #school #puzzles #cutpaste
Want a fun new way to learn unique library vocabulary? Incorporate terms from your word wall in these motivating cootie catcher activities for your primary and upper elementary students. Reference terms, search terms, electronics terms as well as everyday library checkout words make this a versatile center activity.
If you are looking for a new way to introduce or review facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. for MLK Day or to kick off Black History Month, then cootie catcher fast facts are for you. This fun, printable craft covers 8 need-to-know facts about Dr. King's life and his contributions to our history. Primary students in the 2nd or 3rd grade will love this activity in the classroom, in a center or even as homework or anytime children are learning about famous African-Americans. #MLKday #2nd #3rd
PART THREE OF A BEST SELLER….Unit 3: Adding Details introduces the addition of ‘details’ to sentences with adjectives and adverbs. While not using the parts of speech terms, adjectives ‘salt the subject’ and adverbs ‘pepper the predicate.’ By the end of this unit, students should understand how to create interesting sentences. $
'Sentences for Beginners: Subjects and Predicates Unit 1: Understanding' starts at the very earliest introduction of sentences. Once sentences can be recognized as making sense because of the word order, the parts of sentences are introduced. Student practice pages use Century Gothic font. $
Enhance Reading Workshop with 8 colorful posters that introduce and practice the strategies of making predictions, making connections, asking questions, defining new words, rereading to check understanding, describing and visualizing, retelling in sequence, and summarizing. Sentence stem cards are used to develop the 'reader's voice' in 1st and 2nd grade reading groups or literacy centers. Enrichment worksheets develop skills of writing to reinforce the reading strategies. #readersworkshop
Place Value for Beginners starts at the very earliest understanding of the term 'ones' as it relates to place value. This packet is designed to help the little ones go from counting objects to counting 'ones' and then putting them into a 'ones place'. This firm foundation is essential to understanding place value. $