How I Taught My First Graders 300 Sight Words- and My Second Graders 600!
Learning can be fun! Using the proven HeidiSongs multi-sensory method, even preschool age children can easily learn to identify numbers, shapes, sight words.
Dolch Sight Word Folder System for Practicing and Assessing Sight Words
Wanting to differentiate your groups or centers when practicing sight words? I did too, so I created an easy system for allowing all of my students to work on their own sight words at their own pace. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ...
Anchor Charts: Powerful Learning Tools -
I’m often asked how I create anchor charts and what materials are my favorite. So let’s talk anchor charts! Below, I’ve organized my thoughts and beliefs on using anchor charts in the classroom. This is my personal philosophy. It’s not the “right way” or the “better way.” It’s just my way. The first thing to … Continue reading Anchor Charts: Powerful Learning Tools
Susan Jones Teaching: Phonics Poetry for Grades K-2!
Do your young learners have poetry journals?! Mine do and we love them. The main question I have been asked in the past is what I put inside my journals and I created a resource to help answer that question. Most of the poems in our poetry journals are phonics poems, but I also […]
Free Magic Tree House Novel Study
Engage your students while they begin to explore chapter books with this FREE Magic Tree House novel study for Good Morning, Gorillas! LOW PREP and easy to follow.
Author's Purpose Anchor Chart - Teaching With Simplicity
You head to Pinterest to find an anchor chart. It’s super cute! It’s colorful, nice and neat, and the graphics are amazing! Who has time for that!?!? Do you know how many pieces of chart paper that I have wasted trying to create the perfect anchor chart? A LOT! I am a perfectionist. When you […]
10 Must Make Anchor Charts for Reading - Mrs. Richardson's Class
I talked a little last week about how much I loved using anchor charts in the classroom. We would use them time and time again to “anchor our learning”. From introducing topics, to exploring more about topics, recording our learning, and being referenced later—they were always a part of our classroom environment. Today I want to highlightMore
Daily 5 Freebie File
In this file you will find lots of freebies to get the Daily 5 going and rolling smoothly in your classroom! Included so far is... *Daily 5 Center Cards (Squares and Circles) *I-Charts *Stamina Graph *Getting Started Checklist *10 Steps to Independence *Thumbs-Up Group Check In (How Did It Go?) I...