MINIONS! Literacy Centers

MINIONS! Literacy Centers

Looking to launch the perfect Minion unit? This set of six literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! Allow your students to explore the five various literacy activities: + ABC Order + Minion Word Making + Spin a Sentence + Roll a Rhyme with Kevin + MINION Mix of Nouns + Despicable Synonyms Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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Cool Blue Cat Literacy Centers!

Cool Blue Cat Literacy Centers!

Looking to launch the perfect Pete the Cat unit? This set of five literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! Allow your students to explore the five various literacy activities: + ABC Order + Pete's Noun Scavenger Hunt + Making Words + Roll a Rhyme with Pete + Pete's Antonym and Synonym Buttons Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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Harry Potter Themed Writing Paper

Harry Potter Themed Writing Paper

This product is perfect for a Harry Potter Reading Unit or those Harry Potter fanatics in your classroom! It includes 5 chevron, Potter-inspired thematic papers with character clip art! Your kids will love, LOVE these papers! Enjoy!
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MINE-CRAFT MANIA! Literacy Centers

MINE-CRAFT MANIA! Literacy Centers

Looking to launch the perfect Mine-craft unit? This set of six literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! Allow your students to explore the five various literacy activities: + ABC Order + Mine-craft Making Words + Spin a Sentence with verbs and adjectives + Roll a Rhyme with Steve + Write the Room + Mine-craft Antonyms Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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BAM! A Super-Hero Craft!

BAM! A Super-Hero Craft!

This craft is perfect for anything super-hero themed! There are several craft templates, making it simple to run off copies for your class...ART MADE EASY! I originally created this super-hero craft for a family reading night sponsored by our school. My students created a piece of figurative language to go along with their super-hero...as that was what we were working on in class... Your students are sure to LOVE this fun and creative craft! Have fun and ENJOY! :)
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Month Long Literacy Centers: Autumn Pumpkins

Month Long Literacy Centers: Autumn Pumpkins

Wanting to integrate various content areas into your reading block in a fun way? Science, grammar, and math? I have the answer for you! I have created a literacy center product made to last a month long... WAIT...a month? Yes... a month! Make copies and prep this center station to last 4 weeks long! Talk about a time saver! This month long literacy center is designed for the month of November (or the fall time) as the activities are pumpkin themed. However, they may be implemented at any time throughout the school year! ***************************************************************************** PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE 6 LITERACY CENTERS ACCOMPANIED BY A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR MONTH LONG USE ***************************************************************************** This product includes the following: + A step by step how to guide to implement the month long literacy center framework + A non-fiction reading response + Synonym/Antonym pumpkin patch + Pumpkin life cycle cut & paste + Trash or treasure spelling activity with pumpkin words + Pumpkin seed contraction practice + Pumpkin KABOOM! math game serving as a bonus activity ENJOY! :)
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Question & Hypothesis Match

Question & Hypothesis Match

Struggling with teaching questions and hypothesis? I've created this sort-match game that requires students to determine whether a statement is a question or a hypothesis. Then they must match the corresponding statements. After this your students will absolutely questions and hypotheses as they relate to the scientific process! Enjoy! :)
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Author's Purpose Sort

Author's Purpose Sort

Use this resource as a workshop station or a whole class practice activity. After reading the prompts students cut and paste the paragraphs into the appropriate author's purpose category on the following sheet. Enjoy! :)
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Procedural & How to Writing Organizer

Procedural & How to Writing Organizer

Use this graphic organizer to introduce procedural and how to writing strategies. I chose to use this in my classroom for my students to practice writing the "procedures" portion of lab reports.
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Research Note Taking Tool

Research Note Taking Tool

Looking for a straight-forward, easy to use tool for your students to record research findings? This simple research outline is the perfect find for you! You may use this research and note-taking resource for a variety of different projects...simply have your students write the topic in the topic box and Viola! Research made easy!! Enjoy! :)
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Valentine's Day Fact & Opinion Task Cards

Valentine's Day Fact & Opinion Task Cards

I've created this fact and opinion practice to work nicely as a reader's workshop daily 5 station activity in addition to resources for a mini lesson. This set includes: 16 valentine's day themed fact & opinion task cards A notebook fold-able Mini Posters for a fact & opinion anchor chart Clue words that help distinguish facts from opinions The cute task cards look great printed in both color and gray-scale. ENJOY!! :)
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Lab Report Summary Graphic Organizer

Lab Report Summary Graphic Organizer

I've created this Common Core, Lucy Calkins aligned lab report summary graphic organizer! It's lab reports made easy!! Included is a student-friendly graphic organizer that helps students to organize their thoughts. In addition there is a student assessment checklist that makes sure students are following through with the report requirements. Enjoy!!
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Task Card Rubric & Checklist

Task Card Rubric & Checklist

I often times use task cards as a reader's response entry when introducing a new topic! A way in which I assess these task card entries is through this Task Card Rubric and Student Checklist. My students know the requirements of reader's response entries. They are asked to use the student checklist before turning in their work to ensure they took the right steps! After turning the response in I use the rubric to evaluate their task card reading response entries. This works great for me!!! Enjoy! :)
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Cool Cat Behavior Clip Chart

Cool Cat Behavior Clip Chart

Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This Pete the Cat inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. ENJOY!!! :)
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Teaching Inferring & Schema!

Teaching Inferring & Schema!

Looking to discuss those higher order thinking skills in a unique and creative way? I have the answer for you! This product includes instruction regarding inferring and using schema in the classroom. Teach these concepts in a rather non-traditional way...using trash cans and lint rollers! This packet includes 2 mini-lesson concepts that cover inferring and schema with the following resources: + A how to, supply, and instruction page for teaching trash can inferring + Trash can inferring recording sheets + A mini-anchor chart regarding Making Inferences + A how to, supply, and instruction page for teaching lint rolling schema + Schema strips..with the option to add your own + Schema roller graphic for independent practice This is an engaging and interactive way to talk about these more difficult skills...have fun and enjoy!
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School Rules: No David! Writing activity & Craft

School Rules: No David! Writing activity & Craft

The start of the school year is a stressful time! If you're looking for an engaging and memorable way for your students to learn your class or school-wide rules I have the answer for you! No David! is a children's book loved by many! Read aloud No David! or David Goes to school prior to this activity and as a class brainstorm the importance of class and school-wide rules. Use this activity as a follow-up writing activity, craft, and bulletin board display for the start of the school year!! This product includes: + A supply list + A prep and to do list complete with pictures of the final product + A cute half page writing activity + David craft templates Enjoy! :)
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Month Long Literacy Centers: Winter Wonderland

Month Long Literacy Centers: Winter Wonderland

Wanting to integrate various content areas into your reading block in a fun way? Science, grammar, and math? I have the answer for you! I have created a literacy center product made to last a month long... WAIT...a month? Yes... a month! Make copies and prep this center station to last 4 weeks long! Talk about a time saver! This month long literacy center is designed for the month of December (or the wintertime) as the activities are snow themed. However, they may be implemented at any time throughout the school year! ********************************************************************************************************************* PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE 6 LITERACY CENTERS ACCOMPANIED BY A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR MONTH LONG USE ********************************************************************************************************************* This product includes the following: + A step by step how to guide to implement the month long literacy center framework + A non-fiction reading response + Person/Place/Thing Snowy Noun Sort + ABC order with winter words + Solids/Liquids/Gases science article with vocabulary challenge + Fact and opinion practice with snow + Snow themed TIC-TAC-TOE addition and subtraction double digit game ENJOY! :)
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Month Long Literacy Centers: Color-ific

Month Long Literacy Centers: Color-ific

Wanting to integrate various content areas into your reading block in a fun way? Science, grammar, and non-fiction texts? I have the answer for you! I have created a literacy center product made to last a month long... WAIT...a month? Yes... a month! Make copies and prep this center station to last 4 weeks long! Talk about a time saver! This month long literacy center is designed for the month of March (or around St. Patrick's Day) as the activities are rainbow/color themed. However, they may be implemented at any time throughout the school year! ********************************************************************************************************************** PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE 6 LITERACY CENTERS ACCOMPANIED BY A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR MONTH LONG USE ********************************************************************************************************************** This product includes the following: + A step by step how to guide to implement the month long literacy center framework + A non-fiction reading response + A color related non-fiction/informational article + Scientific vocabulary recording sheet + Vocabulary matching cards + Color word study with non-fiction texts + Punctuation operation sort + Colorful noun activity + KERSPLAT! synonym matching game ENJOY! :)
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Month Long Literacy Centers: Arctic Animals

Month Long Literacy Centers: Arctic Animals

Wanting to integrate various content areas into your reading block in a fun way? Research, figurative language, and non-fiction texts? I have the answer for you! I have created a literacy center product made to last a month long... WAIT...a month? Yes... a month! Make copies and prep this center station to last 4 weeks long! Talk about a time saver! This month long literacy center is designed for the month of January (or the wintertime) as the activities are arctic animal themed. However, they may be implemented at any time throughout the school year! ********************************************************************************************************************** PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE 6 LITERACY CENTERS ACCOMPANIED BY A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR MONTH LONG USE ********************************************************************************************************************** This product includes the following: + A step by step how to guide to implement the month long literacy center framework + A non-fiction research response + Verb Tense Sort + Snowy Synonym Challenge + Making words with arctic animals + Arctic Simile Sort + A fun and interactive Foreheads game revolving around questioning skills...YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE THIS GAME! ENJOY! :)
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Month Long Literacy Centers: Frog Frenzy

Month Long Literacy Centers: Frog Frenzy

Wanting to integrate various content areas into your reading block in a fun way? Vocabulary, grammar, and non-fiction texts? I have the answer for you! I have created a literacy center product made to last a month long... WAIT...a month? Yes... a month! Make copies and prep this center station to last 4 weeks long! Talk about a time saver! This month long literacy center is designed for the month of May (or during Spring time) as the activities are frog themed. However, they may be implemented at any time throughout the school year! ********************************************************************************************************************** PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE 6 LITERACY CENTERS ACCOMPANIED BY A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR MONTH LONG USE ********************************************************************************************************************** This product includes the following: + A step by step how to guide to implement the month long literacy center framework + A non-fiction reading response + A scientific vocabulary match and recording sheet + Frog Life Cycle Interactive Sort + Froggy Sentences + Lilly Pad Language + Aged Amphibian Memory Match Game ENJOY! :)
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Month Long Literacy Centers: Candy Craze

Month Long Literacy Centers: Candy Craze

Wanting to integrate various content areas into your reading block in a fun way? Non-fiction texts, grammar, and language? I have the answer for you! I have created a literacy center product made to last a month long... WAIT...a month? Yes... a month! Make copies and prep this center station to last 4 weeks long! Talk about a time saver! This month long literacy center is designed for the month of February (or the wintertime) as the activities are candy themed. However, they may be implemented at any time throughout the school year! ********************************************************************************************************************** PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE 6 LITERACY CENTERS ACCOMPANIED BY A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR MONTH LONG USE ********************************************************************************************************************** This product includes the following: + A step by step how to guide to implement the month long literacy center framework + A non-fiction reading response + Common/Proper Noun Sweet Sort + Write the Room + Spin a Sentence using nouns and adjectives + Sweet Treat Antonyms + Contraction Candy Memory Match ENJOY! :)
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