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Free phonics worksheets and workbooks from Fun Fonix

Free phonics worksheets and workbooks from Fun Fonix

Scholastic Publishes Literacy Resources and Children's Books for Kids of All Ages Day 6: Keeping Kids Accountable | Million Words Campaign Ensuring that your kids are reading texts they enjoy is your first critical task. Next, you’ll need to be sure that your kids are truly engaging with, comprehending, and thinking critically about their texts, since, well, that’s what strong readers do. In today’s lesson you will be instructing your students in your preferred method for monitoring their reading. Before today’s lesson you’ll want to take some time to consider what type of accountability system makes the most sense for you and your students. At the most basic level (which we’ll refer to as Level One) you will simply ask for basic information about your students’ reading, such as the title of the book, author, pages read, and time read. Level 1 Reading Log At a more advanced level (which we’ll refer to as Level Two) you’ll be asking more from your students in order to gain a better window into the level at which they’re understanding their reading.

Same Old Eggs, New Twist Easter has come and gone and after a wonderful celebration with family and friends, I am left storing my baby chicks and tucking away my Easter books until next year. But what about those stupid plastic eggs? As far as I know, you can’t recycle them with your empty milk jugs and diaper boxes. They’re so cheap that it seems like a pain to store them when I can just buy 50 more for two bucks next year. Well, you turn to one of my favorite blogs with the brightest ideas for all things parenting and fun. Well, here is my favorite idea which led to one wildly successful morning activity with Jax. Materials: plastic eggs alphabet stickers, upper and lower case Directions: Take 26 plastic eggs and break them apart. Break them up, scatter them on the ground, and have your preschooler match them up! Instant educational fun! Things To Consider: How old is your preschooler? Also, make sure your egg’s lower case letter is facing up when the egg is connected.

Word Warm-ups The Inspired Apple: Let's Get Poppin' with Adjectives {First Grade Adjective Activity} First of all, y'all are crackin' me right up with all the pencil commentary. I'm just glad I'm not alone! Thanks for commiserating ;) Secondly, let's discuss teaching my kididdles adjectives. They really need concrete experiences to learn - especially at six- and seven-years-old. Insert the old standby - popcorn. {And, btw, it was oh-so-cool to use an air-popper to pop it! After encouraging them to truly experience the popcorn - it's smell, texture, appearance, and taste - we met to discuss the many adjectives that could describe this yummy afternoon treat. Afterwards, of course, we like totally had to do a fun little art project. {If you're interested in this activity, you can check it out in my TpT store. TGtomorrowIF!!!!!

Free ESL worksheets, ESL printables, English grammar handouts, free printable tests Welcome to our downloadable ESL worksheets section. Whether you're an ESL student looking to practice English, or an ESL teacher looking for printables/ handouts for the classroom, check out our list of topics below. The topics covered include verb tenses, phrasal verbs, articles, prepositions, pronouns, countable and non-countable nouns, and many others. Click if you want to save time by downloading an exercise package in one zip file: IMPORTANT: The worksheets are for classroom/home use only. WRITING SKILLS (for advanced/native speakers): A or AN? SIMPLE PRESENT tense 1SIMPLE PRESENT tense 2Present tense of the verb TO BE 1TO BE? Prepositions after adjectives 1Prepositions after adjectives 2Prepositions after adjectives 3Prepositions (Mixed) 1Prepositions (Mixed) 2Prepositions (Mixed) 3Prepositions (Mixed) 4Prepositions (On, At, In) 1Prepositions (On, At, In) 2Prepositions (On, At, In) 3Prepositions (On, At, In) 4PREPOSITION or NO PREPOSITION?

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Finish Me Stories Writing Activities - Stuart B Baum This activity is simple. I have provided the beginning to a number of stories. Your children finish them. For more advanced writers: Have them complete the stories with the requested number of chapters. Want fame and ... well ... fame? Submit your story beginning. School contests: Looking for a great school contest? “From a grateful teacher…” “The submissions you received were from my 4th grade class. Literary Holidays to Celebrate All Year Long - 2020 It's that time of year again - time to add all the literary holidays you can find to your planner! We have written a calendar in past years, but we've been trying to add as many reasons to celebrate as we can find. We also checked all the dates, because some of them are on a specific date, while others are on, for example, the Thursday of the second full week of the month. If you have more literature-based or library-friendly holidays, please let us know and we will add them in.Please note that, while many of these holidays are officially sponsored by (and you can purchase posters and such from) the American Library Association, many of them are made up just for fun, and there is no official, cohesive, governing body. As such, you can celebrate them however you like. National Braille Literacy Month (Louis Braille was born 1/4/1809)International Creativity Month1/2 - National Science Fiction Day (also Isaac Asimov's birthday) Love Your Library MonthNational African American Read-In Month

twinkl What is a ‘quick write activity mat’? A quick write activity mat is a great way to get pupils developing their writing skills, vocabulary and imagination while linking learning to a popular topic. Each mat features a photograph based on a topic; in this case, the topic is space. Then, pupils are asked some quick questions to get their imagination flowing and they are asked to complete five short writing tasks. What are ‘ambitious words’? On these quick write activity mats, pupils are asked to write down nine ambitious words to describe the picture. How do I write correctly punctuated speech? On each quick write activity mat, pupils are asked to write a piece of correctly punctuated speech. The above video may be from a third-party source.