• Preschool Bridging to Kindergarten
  • Starting the month with Acrostic poems is a great way for students to use their senses to help them come up with words to describe the month. The set is differentiated with 3 different writing lines best suited for your students.
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    Morning Meeting Messages is great for August/September Morning Meeting for kindergarten. This is a digital resource perfect for your kindergarten classroom. Get started back to school with this ready to go resource. This resource is a great template you can use to guide your daily morning meeting. Each day has a welcome/morning work slide you can have displaying your students work for that morning. If you purchased my morning work, I already have added it to the slide. If you are not using it, just delete that slide. To signal the start of morning work, I have a good morning song that I have added. After greeting, there is a slide you can add your group activity. Next, there is a slide that prompts you to go through your calendar routine. Then you read your morning message which is easily customizable. Do a quick language and math activity, then finally close it up with a think and share. Morning Meeting Slide Templates Morning Work Song Greeting Group Activity Message / Math & Language Activity Think and Share The skills covered are: Rhyming Beginning Sounds Prepositions Missing Number Brainstorming words that start with letter Counting 1-10 Speaking Skills

    Morning Work

    This packet contains 20 days of morning work for the month of September for Kindergarten. Each activity is on half a page - saving you paper. Students will either glue the entire page into their "Good Morning Work" Interactive Notebook or follow the directions and add a portion of the paper according to the activity. Your students will practice a variety of fine motor, writing, counting, rhyming activities perfect for back to school.

    Monthly Homework Pages for Kindergarten (August/September) Weeks 1-4

     These monthly homework pages are a good way to extend learning to home. The front of the homework page has a place to track counting, reading at home, sight words and alphabet linking chart checklist. Students will practice writing, beginning sounds, rhyming, and counting for the first four weeks. The back of the page is titled "Extra Practice" and allows families to choose extension activities that are fun to do. Each week there are also QR code links to stories to listen to. FILE ALLOWS YOU TO EDIT 1) Letter to Parents 2) Sight Words
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  • Beginning division by understanding partitive and measurement division as well as the best strategies to use such as the fair-share strategy and count-by (skip counting method). In this introductory division lesson, students will understand what the meaning of the unknown as the size of the group in division and unknown as the number of groups in division. This 22-page resource is chock full of activities such as: Bean Thirteen by Matthew Mcelligott For this activity, you will need jelly beans or dried beans. Students will choose the number of beans and divide them up and record on their sheet. Anchor Charts / Posters (Pages 6-10) The posters will help you explain what division is. The two ways to look at a division problem and 2 strategies. Introduction Worksheets (Pages 11-12) These worksheets will help your student to understand that when working with division you always know the WHOLE and you are trying to find the part. Hands-On Strategy Practice (Pages 13-14) Students will practice the fair-share and counting by strategy to solve a problem. Math Center (Pages 15-17) This math center will guide students how to work through a division problem with concrete materials. You will need to provide counters. Answer key page 23. Drawing Your Model (Pages 18-22) If your students are comfortable with division, next you will encourage them to use drawings to solve division word problems.
  • Looking for fun fall activities aligned to the common core for KG & Grade 1? Download the preview! Activities included: Alphabet (beginning sounds, capital & lowercase letters) Counting 1-10 and by 10's Roll, count, color (Counting, addition) Tens frame 1-20 Pumpkins 1-100 Same & Different Autumn Word Stamp & Reader Pumpkin Investigation Observation Growth Parts of a Pumpkin Inside a Pumpkin Pumpkin Shape Book
  • Are you planning a 2-D shapes exploration? If so please download my preview to see how this 51 page pack can help. This packets comes with nine different shapes your student will learn and work with: circle, oval, rectangle, square, triangle, hexagon, octagon, Pentagon, and you will have the option of using either the word diamond or rhombus. Page: 5:KWL chart 6-15: Math center cards (name, shape, description, real life example) 16-25: Level Flip Book 26-35: Shape Posters 36-38: 2-D Interactive Mini Book 39: QR Code Listening Center 40: Listening Skills / Assessment Page 41-49: Large Shape Cut Outs 50-51: Bonus Pages "How many shapes to fill ___?"
  • Fun math center- Students will grocery shop, multiply quantity and cost and add up to find the total bill.
  • St. Patrick’s Day is all set for kindergarten teachers! Just press print and you are good to go. Here are the skills that will be practiced in this pack: Page 3: Shamrock Patterns (Cut & Paste) Page 4: Capital & Lowercase Match Page 5: Trace Capital Letters Page 6: Write capital letters in order Page 7: Trace lowercase letters. Page 8: Write lowercase letters in order Page 9: Beginning Sounds: Color the box with the correct sound Page 10: Ending Sounds: Color the box with the correct sound Page 11: Medial Sounds: Color the box with the correct sound Page 12: Beginning Sounds: Write the first letter of the word Page 13: Count the gold coins Page 14: Clover Colors: Trace the color word and color Page 15: Ten Frames: Read the number and fill in the ten frame. Page 16: Make 10 and write how many more you need on the pot of gold Page 17: Roll and Color Dice Game Page 18: Sight Word Spy: Find 10 sight words hidden on the leprechaun and write them down.
  • This packet is differentiated and suited for learners of all abilities. You will receive a powerpoint presentation to help you introduce the concept and help to start a discussion about how your students apply this skill in their life. OBJECTIVES We will learn different ways to talk about objects. We will describe objects using their attributes. We will group and regroup objects according to their properties. We will think about how we can order and organize the world around us. CONTENT Pages 3-5: Attribute, classify and properties posters are included to use as visuals in your room. 6-7: Land and Water 8-9: Real and Fantasy 10-11: Things found in a restaurant or school 12-13: Hard or soft 14-17: Sorting using a venn diagram 18-25: Printables - use for advanced sorting work 26-28: Sorting aids to be used with objects in your class Please download preview to see all that is included!
  • Spring Math & Literacy Aligned for Common Core Grade 1 60 Total Pages with 1 Literacy and 1 Match Center Download the preview to get a freebie as well as take a look at ALL the pages. Page 3: ABC Order Page 4: Rhyming Snails Page 5: Sentence Fix-up Page 6: Sentence Order Page 7: Punctuation Question Mark or Period Page 8: Short & Long Vowels Page 9: Long Vowel Flowers Page 10: Nouns (Person, place or thing) Page 11: Common & Proper Nouns Page 12: Personal Pronouns Page 13: Verb Jar Page 14: Fact or Opinion Page 15: CVC words Page 16: CVCe words Page 17: Begininng L-Blends Page 18: Flower Blends Page 19: Subject-Verb Agreement Page 20: Adjectives Page 21: Prepositions Page 22: Bean Lift Cycle (First, Next, Then, Last) Page 23: Sight Words Page 24: 100’s Chart Page 25: Even or Odd Page 26: Number Match Page 27: Measurement Page 28: Graphing Page 29: Ordinal Numbers Page 30: Before-Between-After Page 31: Fact Families Page 31: Missing Addends Page 32: Subtraction Page 33: Addition Page 34: Place Value Addition Page 35: Place Value Page 36-39: Place Value Page 40: Buying Garden Supplies (Money) Page 41: Time Page 42: Bug Jar Greater, equal or less than Page 43-51: Spring Themed Writing Paper Page 52-58 :Catch a Bug! Math Center – Graphing (Picto, Line, Bar) Page 59-63: Grow a Compound Sentence Literacy Center - Conjuntions
  • This packet contains a powerpoint to introduce the concept of number bonds as well as printables to help practice and reinforce number bonds. Your students will get a thorough explanation and understanding of number bonds which is an important concept in the Common Core and integral part of Singapore Math & Math in Focus. CCSS 1.OA.3 CCSS 1.OA.C.6 CCSS 1.OA.8 CCSS 2.OA.2 Included: Introductory Powerpoint: "How Could Dad Split the Candies?" Page 3: Anchor for powerpoint Page 4-5: Worksheets to accompany the powerpoint Page 6-8: Math center and/or group activity working with bonds (each student will need a funsize pack of M&M's. Page 9: Missing Part/Number Page 10-11: Putting Parts Together Page 12-15: Math Centers (Dice & Domino) Page 16: Number Bond: True or False Page 17: Choose the parts & whole Page 18: How many bananas are in the bag (presentation/anchor) Page 19: Find the Missing Part Page 20: Whole-Part-Part (can be used as an assessment)
  • Presidents Day for First Grade is a great unit you can use the week of Presidents Day. It focuses on George Washington. The preview has photos of the product! Included are the following: SOCIAL STUDIES / ELA: Interactive Reader “Our First President” Color George Washington by Number George Washington “was/had/wanted” Chart George Washington “was/did/had” Chart All About George Washington Question Sheet Nouns & Adjectives Cut, Sort & Paste Activity Adjectives that describe Washington Chart Fact or Opinion Worksheet Washington & The Cherry Tree Questions (Story is not included, but can be found online.) Pledge of Honesty Contract & Faces You can print out the faces and have your student draw their own OR I have included the .png file. Just open insert your students picture behind the file using a graphic editing program and print! Print, cut out, use tape to tape it to your student after they have signed the pledge. MATH How many dollars? Math worksheet Cherry Fact Families Math Center : Print & laminate cards. Students will use the cards to complete the worksheet.
  • Pumpkins! Sums of 10 Math Activities This packet contains activities that children can use to help them master the sums of 10. Classroom Poster Display w/ Easy Reader 10 Little Pumpkins: Sung to 10 little Indians Center: The Pumpkin Patch 10’s 2 players play against each other to make the longest chain of pumpkins using the sums of 10. Sums of 10 Assessment There is a place to record time and errors. Re-use sheet at the beginning and end of unit to record automaticity. Sums of 10 Match Student matches the pumpkin to the blossom to make a sum of 10. Write Addition Problems using the 10’s Frame Student will write the addition problem, keeping in mind the cumulative property. Count, cut, glue Student will count the pumpkins in the 10’s frame, cut the corresponding numbers and glue it in the spot. The numbers are in the style of ®Touch Math. Show How Many Using a bingo dotter, stamps, stickers, or just a plain dot from a marker/pencil, student will show the number indicated on a 10’s frame. How many pumpkins? Student will count the pumpkins on the 10’s frame and write the number in the circle. Missing Addend Flashcards & Triangular Flashcards Use to practice at home.
  • A great way for parents and children to see what they are working on at school! Parents will be so impressed when they are sent home these!! The STAR binder is a set of reference sheets to use with kindergartners during circle time. I like to use each sheet as "I can" statements before and after introducing lessons, so that the student has a type of anchor chart they can take home with them to look at on their own time. Believe me, they do! It is also a good way for parents to see what concepts are being worked on at school. THE PRESCHOOL EDITION IS FREE!! CLICK http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Star-Binder-PRESCHOOL-I-can-should-know-ANCHOR-POSTERS- 14 REFERENCE SHEETS Blends / Digraph Linking Chart Asking questions for understanding Grammar : Noun, Plural Noun, Verb & endings Adjectives & endings, Synonyms & Antonyms Reading: Rhymes, Syllables, CVC words, Reading Strategies Books: Parts of & Types Poetry & Story Elements Chart Story Retelling Writing Conventions Math Concepts: Counting to 100, Place Value Addition Subtraction Please let me know if you see an error and I will fix it immediately. I like to laminate the cover. On the cover you can add the students name for a more custom look. This can also give the student a place to practice writing their name.