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First Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

First Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

41 task cards for first grade level 1 sight words. Students have to choose from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 41 first grade level sight word task cards with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

Kindergarten Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

Kindergarten Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

52 task cards for Kindergarten level (primer) sight words. Students have to choose from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 52 kindergarten level (primer) sight word task cards with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

Pre-Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

Pre-Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

40 task cards for pre-primer sight words. Students have to choose the correctly spelled sigh word from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 40 pre-primer sight word task cards with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

K-2 The Writing Process Folder, Classroom Posters, and Writing Sheets

K-2 The Writing Process Folder, Classroom Posters, and Writing Sheets

This writing folder is the perfect way for students to keep track of where they are in the writing process. By combining two folders, students who work at different paces, can place their work in the section of the folder that correlates where they are in the writing process. This also reinforces the process overall. This download includes directions for assembling the folder using two 2-pocket folders, student brainstorming sheet and several writing sheets, and classroom posters.

By ashleybrennan

Interactive Calendar for Smart boards - Morning Meeting

Interactive Calendar for Smart boards - Morning Meeting

This interactive calendar engages young students in a "morning meeting" session. It can be used from year to year!! It is in a PowerPoint format, that will work with most smart boards. Students drag the date to the calendar and make a pattern for each month, fill in the days of the week to finish the sentences, "today is, tomorrow will be, and yesterday was", fill in a daily weather chart, determine the mystery number in a hundreds chart, number of the day (tally, ten frame, fact family, and number bond) and review shape attributes with 2D and 3D shapes. This is appropriate for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Also included is a student calendar for students to draw in the patterns on the board and keep track of their own dates, as well as a number of the day printable for individual students to complete as morning work. Pages of Download: Interactive Calendar PowerPoint 1- Cover 2-3 - For the Teacher 4-6 - Tally the day of the school year 7-9 - Ten Frame the day of the school year 10-39 - Monthly Calendar for August to December, each month includes the slides: Monthly calendar with shapes to make monthly or weekly patterns and record the date Days of the week - Today is, tomorrow will be, yesterday was Weather chart Mystery Number Hundreds chart Number of the day - Tally, Ten frame, Number Bond, and fact family 2D Shape Sort 40-81 - Monthly Calendar for January to July including all of the previously stated slides, except a 3D shape sort, instead of 2D Student Calendar PDF - A monthly student calendar to be used with the interactive calendar. Students record the day and pattern. This engages students who are not actively engaged at the smart board Number of the Day PDF and Terms of Use - Includes the number of the day printable that is the same as the interactive calendar slides. This also engages students who are at their seat and not actively engaged at the smart board. Directions and notes describe how to interact with the powerpoint.

By ashleybrennan

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Diary Activity

This diary is great used alongside the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. Great to be used with EYFS, Special Needs pupils or pupils with EAL Group activity and worksheets included!! The pack includes: 2 Diary front cover options Group Diary - 5 diary pages: day of the week, foods tried, comment on how it tasted. Also hidden caterpillars on each page! Individual Diary - to allow children to draw/write what they practiced as a group. All of the foods found in the story! A TEACCH task great for independent work! Just print, cut, laminate and velcro! Great bound as a book! Great for speaking and listening, days of the week, commenting, group participation and encouraging those with restrictive diets to explore new foods! The TEACCH task is a lovely activity to help build independence!

By theautismplayground

The Alphabet: Presentations, Capital/lower case letters, Interactive picture to word activity

The Alphabet: Presentations, Capital/lower case letters, Interactive picture to word activity

This presentation pack comprises 5 PowerPoint Presentations. Aim: To develop children's knowledge of the alphabet (upper/lower case letters). A very useful resource which can be used in a variety of ways. It will save you a lot of preparation time. Just choose a presentation and play. The 5 presentations all include animation in Slide View. They can be used as lesson starters, standalone lessons or as a plenary. The Teacher's Notes describes all the presentations and the interactive activity using the superhero picture to link pictures to words. Children recite the alphabet as they appear in alphabetical order: - with letters, pictures and words - capitals letters only - lower case letters only - a mix of lower and upper case letters (children name the letters as they appear) - alphabet pictures (a-z) with each picture linked to Slide 28 that contains a table of words listing each picture on the slides. You can click on the links to go back and forth to pictures and words. See Preview Panes. Other Alphabet resources: Learning the Alphabet lesson https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/alphabet-presentation-lesson-plan-alphabet-flash-cards-gap-filling-activities-11693549 File Type: PowerPoint Presentation Royalty free images accessed via Microsoft clipart.

By Ro_Milli0110

2nd Comprehension for Early years and SEN

2nd Comprehension for Early years and SEN

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. Can be used for all abilities. 4 comprehension worksheets for each ability set. Includes choice of answers for lower and middle abilities. Lower abilities- choice of 4 answers for each question to find, cut out and stick after discussing what they can see. Middle abilities- children answer, then can stick the correct answer for each question, or use the choices to copy spellings. The start of the sentence is already typed to model the start of a sentence and the use of capital letters. Lines are also present for practising writing on the line. Higher abilities- they should be encouraged to write full sentences and expand their sentences to include as much detail as possible. Again lines are already in place to allow children to practise writing on the line.

By smidgealot

interactive questions open ended questions

interactive questions open ended questions

A range of intractive questions for Maths, Reading, Construction and Role play areas of the classroom. At least 12 questions for each of the areas ready to print and display immediately. I have found these useful for encouraging the use of open ended questioning around the classroom by adults working with the children.

By viksy86

Sight Words Crazy First Grade

Sight Words Crazy First Grade

Crazy over Sight Words First Grade is a fun pack for students to learn their sight words. The file includes three different games for students to play and learn to read and use sight words. Includes Sight Word Bingo, Sight Word Hangman and Who Has My Word games. Has all first Grade Sight Words. 40 pages

By CoyLearning

Comprehension for early years and SEN

Comprehension for early years and SEN

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. Can be used for all abilities. 4 different comprehension worksheets for each ability. Lower abilities- choice of 4 answers for each question (talk about, find, cut and stick). Middle abilities- children talk about the answer, then can stick the correct answer for each question, or use the choices to copy spellings. There are already lines in place for them to practise writing on a line, and the start of the sentence is already in place to get them used to modelling sentences and using capital letters. Higher abilities- they should be encouraged to write full sentences and expand their sentences to include as much detail as possible. Lines already in place to enable them to practise writing on a line.

By smidgealot