The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads For Kids 9-14 As we enter the last stretch of summer before school starts again, we present our big annual book list — and this year, we're focusing on great reads for kids. Back in June, NPR's Backseat Book Club — our book club for young readers — asked you, the NPR audience, to nominate your favorite books for kids age 9-14. More than 2,000 of you replied, giving us hundreds and hundreds of titles to consider. So we turned to our expert panel (read more about them — and their Newbery honors! — here), who combined audience favorites with their own choices to come up with a curated list of 100 must-reads. The final 100 has a little bit of everything: tales of trying to fit in, escaping to magical lands, facing prejudice, coming of age and fighting to survive. So if you're looking for a new book for the young readers in your life — or you want to relive that age yourself — please stick around and browse our bookshelf.
1+1+1=1...Kindergarten Printables Here you will find a variety of free Kindergarten Printables. Many of my Preschool Packs and even Tot Packs contain Kindergarten skills, but at times I don't want to create an entire theme pack. This is where I host the files I create with specific Kindergarten skills as my child is working on them. I have 1 in Kindergarten for the 2011/2012 school year so I imagine I will add to this section often throughout this year! <font face="Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" style="" class="size12 Tahoma12"><a target="_blank" href=" | <a target="_self" href="/index.html">Home</a> | <a target="_self" href="/RaisingRockStars.html">Raising Rock Stars</a> | <a target="_self" href="/ForTots.html">For Tots</a> | <a target="_self" href="/ForBigKids.html">For Big Kids</a> | <a target="_self" href="/ForMoms.html">For Moms</a></font> All material provided on this website, 1plus1plus1equals1.com is copyright protected Custom Search
Outer Space Printables and Coloring Pages Many kids are fascinated with all things to do with outer space. They want to grow up to be astronauts, travel and explore space. Keep your budding astronaut busy with fun space printables for kids including space coloring pages, mazes, dot to dot printables, word searches, cryptogram puzzles and more. Kids from preschool and kindergarten up to older grade school kids will find space worksheets that will interest them. Feel free to print these off for individual use at home or for use in a classroom as part of a space themed lesson plan. Space Mazes There are two types of space mazes. Astronaut shaped mazeCounting by 1s maze: Land the spaceship on the planet.Counting by 2s maze: Get the astronaut to the space shuttle.Counting by 3s maze: Launch the shuttle into space.Counting by 4s maze: Guide the astronaut to his spaceship.Counting by 5s maze: Get the astronaut to his rocket. See our full collection of Printable Mazes for Kids. Space Word Search Puzzles Space Dot-to-Dot Puzzles
Literacy Progressions On this site you will find the reading and writing progressions in child friendly language. These have been put together by teachers for teachers and students. There is a section for the Reading progressions and one for the Writing Progressions. Each section is broken into two sub-sections - Progressions and Supporting Material Writing Progressions - where you will find the progressions in both 'teacher speak' and 'kid speak'. Reading Progressions - where you will find the reading progressions in child friendly language set out for individual students or to use with groups. Supporting Material - where you will find any other material that will support that section. Feel free to use any material on this page and acknowledge the source as you do so. If you would like to use the google doc; make a copy of the doc for your personal use (as the sharing rights are set at 'view only') If you have any comments or requests, please leave comments in the tab below each section.
Word Bump! Spelling Games You might know the math game called Bump! Well, these spelling games are a take on that, except they encourage kids to practice and write their spelling words in an interactive way. We call the spelling games Word Bump! As mentioned in my ebook, Teaching Kids to Spell, spelling needs to be HANDS-ON and DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE in order for kids to build a solid foundation for spelling. Find more spelling games, like Word Bump! Interactive Spelling Games – Word Bump! Here are the many reason we love Word Bump! It’s interactive and fun. Word Bump! These are all FREE downloads, with spelling games included for each season of the year… or you can get our generic Letter Bump! Back to School Word Bump! Apple Word Bump! Fall-Themed Word Bump! Thanksgiving Word Bump! Christmas Word Bump! Winter Word Bump! Valentine’s Word Bump! Shamrock Word Bump! Spring Word Bump! Easter Word Bump! Summer Word Bump! More Hands-On Spelling Activities This Reading MamaSpelling ActivitiesFollow On Enjoy!
Preschool Bible Lessons: Preschool Sunday School Lessons Looking for Preschool Bible Lessons? Find FREE Preschool Sunday School Lessons on the Life of Jesus, Christmas, Easter and more! Home of Just Us Little Guys! Easy to do Preschool Bible Crafts and fun Preschool Bible Activities are included in each of these free preschool Sunday School lessons. What would you teach a room full of Little Guys, given the chance? Young children are amazing in their ability to absorb vast spiritual concepts without blinking an eye. Download sets of Preschool Bible Lessons... Or the individual lessons... GOD LOVES ME - Series #1 CHRISTMAS - Series #2 LIFE OF JESUS - Series #3 EASTER - Series #4 GENESIS - Creation to the Patriarchs - Series #6 EXODUS - Moses to the Promised Land - Series #7 Please review our USE POLICY REVIEWS - Just Us Little Guys “I loved the first eight lessons. – Sandy W. "Ms. – Carrie M. A YEAR of Preschool Sunday School Lessons... Just Us Little Guys is a year's worth of free Preschool Bible Lessons, which is divided into 7 series. - Georgeanna F.
Under the Alphabet Tree Cleverchick Literacy-in-Maths - home Diary of a Not So Wimpy Teacher: 10 Games to Play with any Vocabulary Words Vocabulary instruction is so critical is today's classroom! A vast vocabulary will help students to become better readers and writers. Vocabulary is also essential to their performance on standardized tests. I love using games to practice and review vocabulary words. At the end of the post- in red font- you can sign up to receive all of the game printables shown throughout this post for FREE! Each student will need one of the free game boards. You can grab this bingo board free by signing up at the bottom of this post! To play this game, you will need cards with vocabulary words and cards with their meanings. If they flip over a match- the word and its meaning- they keep the two cards. For this game, you can use the word cards from the memory game or you can write words on popsicle sticks. This game won’t end on its own because there are always pop cards. This game is perfect for a small group or center. This is a good whole group game, but you can have students working in teams. P.S.
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