Get to know your students through this thoughtful exercise.

Great back to school ice breaker: get to know you game idea. When it is your turn reach into your bag of MMs. Answer the question corresponding to the color for everyone to hear. Eat your MM!

197 pages of literacy activities that practice rhyming, segmenting syllables, hearing the beginning and endings of sounds, mastering tricky letter combinations, memorizing sight words and much, much more. {Playdough to Plato}

48 fun-filled literacy centers for early readers teach children common core reading skills including print concepts, phonological awareness, phonic.

This quote will be in my reading corner of my classroom

"The more that you read the more things you will know. The more things you learn, the more places you'll go! I think this is just a great quote to have around the room/reading area.

outdoor phonics games

Love this idea for indoor or outdoor phonics. Would support Letters & Sounds Phase 4 'sentence substitution' type games or simple sentence construction games (which could include punctuation or connectives)

Sorting cups but could use for notes and rests

parts of speech word sort {language arts}--Kids each come up and pick a stick out of my hand and they would have to place it in the right cup! If there’s extra time, they can use the word in a sentence

Love this idea!  Hiding eggs with words in it to read.  Great for sight words or beginning readers.  Can also use letters or numbers, lots of ideas!

During Easter season, students will enjoy searching for eggs around the classroom! Next, the students try to recognize these words and form sentences with them.

Life in First Grade: New Literacy Centers

Great way concrete way to practice sequencing! Students sort pre-cut images of story events into separate parts of a divided lunch tray. Many more great center ideas for First Graders!

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