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Character Emotions Charts
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Character Emotions Charts

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These Character Emotions Charts can be used when reading to understand how a character is feeling or during writing to add emotions to stories. You may want to put a copy in students’ reading response journals and/or their writing journals. This freebie includes a color and black & white copy of two different charts. The first chart already provides a list of basic emotions and corresponding clip art. The second chart is for older students as it includes synonyms. Students may add to the lists as they find more synonyms. They may also want to use the blank faces to draw feelings and write additional emotions they find while reading.
Buddy Reading Bookmarks & Reader Response Sheets
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Buddy Reading Bookmarks & Reader Response Sheets

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This set includes reading buddy bookmarks and reader response sheets to enhance your buddy reading in the classroom and support your students' as the Read to Someone during the Daily 5. Set Includes: * Color and Black&White Copies of the following bookmarks: - Buddy Reading Steps - Decoding Prompts - Retelling (Primary) - Retelling (Intermediate) - Making Connections - The 5 W Questions * Student Recording Sheets - Primary recording sheet - Buddy Reading together sheet (fiction) - Buddy Reading together sheet (nonfiction) * Teacher Recording Sheet
Beginning Sounds Dominoes (Literacy Center)
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Beginning Sounds Dominoes (Literacy Center)

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This is an easy and engaging literacy center for students to practice identifying the beginning sounds of words! Students can work independently or in a small group to match the pictures to the corresponding beginning sounds. Set Includes: ~ 26 color dominoes ~ 26 black and white dominoes ~ 8 blank color dominoes ~ 8 blank black and white dominoes ~ 2 title dominoes ~ Directions for use cards (individual and small group) ~ Alphabet charts (color and B&W) ~ Student recording sheet
Reading Interest and Attitude Surveys
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Reading Interest and Attitude Surveys

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Reading Inventories are a great way to collect data on students' reading attitudes and interests. These surveys are differentiated and include a variety of recording sheets based on what works best for you. Classroom teachers can use the different levels of surveys based on student ability levels within the class. Resource teachers can use the different levels with the multiple grade levels they work with. Several different results recording sheets are provided for teachers as a way to condense student responses into one place to use while planning instructional activities based on students' interests and attitudes. The surveys can be administered multiple times during the school year to monitor changes in students' interests in and attitudes about reading. Set includes: * Picture Primary Interest Survey with 2 results recording sheets * Primary Interest Survey with 2 results recording sheets * Primary Attitude Survey with 2 results recording sheets * Primary Picture Attitude Survey with results recording sheet * 2 paged Intermediate Interest Survey with 5 results recording sheets * Intermediate Attitude Survey with results recording sheet * Parent Reading Survey
Alphabet Chart
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Alphabet Chart

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** UPDATED!! - This file has been updated to include a black & white version of the alphabet chart (10/29/15) Alphabet charts are a valuable resource to help students learn letter names, sounds, and formations. You can use this as a tool for students in their writing folders or as a poster to refer to during whole group instruction.
Blends & Digraphs Chart
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Blends & Digraphs Chart

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This chart will help students practice identifying the beginning blends and digraphs in words. It can be used as a poster or added to their writing folders to use as a reference when reading or spelling. Includes both a color and a black & white copy of the chart.
Sight Words Literacy Center (Preprimer Code Busters)
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Sight Words Literacy Center (Preprimer Code Busters)

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This is a fun literacy center for students to practice identifying initial sounds and spelling sight words. Students will identify the initial sound for each picture on the word card in order to bust the code of the mystery sight word. This set includes: - an alphabet chart - 40 pre-primer sight word mystery cards - 2 blank mystery cards - student recording sheet - answer key
Back to School Sticker Stories Writing Center
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Back to School Sticker Stories Writing Center

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Sticker stories are a fun way for students to practice writing during literacy centers. By providing scenes and stickers for students to manipulate, it is easier for them to generate ideas. It also prevents you from hearing them say, “I don’t know what to write about!” While you are definitely encouraged to allow students to use any stickers you have, this set provides printable “stickers” for you. You can print these on regular copy paper to put at your writing center. Students can color and glue these paper “stickers” to their stories. School scenes included in this set are: * Classroom * Gym * Library * Cafeteria * Playground * School Exterior
Sight Word Cheers
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Sight Word Cheers

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Let’s make sight word spelling practice fun! This is a kinesthetic approach that allows students to use their imaginations. This set includes color and low ink versions of 35 different cheers for students to practice spelling sight words. There is also a blank template included for students to come up with additional motions to do! You can print these cards to be put in a box, cup, or on a ring. You may want to keep them near your Word Wall. Students can use these cards with a partner during centers. You may also choose to use them for whole group practice or during your small group instruction. Each card gives two sets of motions. The first motions are to be done when spelling the word (e.g. “c – a – n”). Students do the second motions as they state the word they just spelled (e.g. “can”).
Fluency Task Cards for Intonation Practice
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Fluency Task Cards for Intonation Practice

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These fluency tasks cards help students practice reading fluently with expression. Each task card has a scenario to allow the students to think about how the character is feeling. Students then read the quote with the appropriate emotion to practice fluent reading. Level 1 gives students 3 emotion words from which to choose. Level 2 requires students to think of the correct emotion word on their own. This set includes: * 20 task cards (two different levels & B/W copies of each) * Student recording sheets * Answer Keys
Sight Words Literacy Center (Code Busters BUNDLE)
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Sight Words Literacy Center (Code Busters BUNDLE)

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This is a fun literacy center for students to practice identifying initial sounds and spelling sight words. Students will identify the initial sound for each picture on the word card in order to bust the code of the mystery sight word. This bundle includes: - an alphabet chart - 40 pre-primer sight word mystery cards - 52 primer sight word mystery cards - 41 1st grade sight word mystery cards - 46 2nd grade sight word mystery cards - 6 blank mystery cards - student recording sheet - 4 answer keys This bundle includes the following sets: ~ Pre-primer set ~ Primer set ~ 1st Grade set ~ 2nd Grade set
Sight Words Literacy Center (1st Grade Code Busters)
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Sight Words Literacy Center (1st Grade Code Busters)

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This is a fun literacy center for students to practice identifying initial sounds and spelling sight words. Students will identify the initial sound for each picture on the word card in order to bust the code of the mystery sight word. This set includes: - an alphabet chart - 41 first grade sight word mystery cards - 1 blank mystery card - student recording sheet - answer key
Making Words Literacy Center (Holidays)
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Making Words Literacy Center (Holidays)

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Making words is an easy literacy center! Students can manipulate the letters in these various holidays words to see how many words they can create. This file includes student recording sheets for 11 different holiday words. There are 11 colored recording sheets and 11 blackline masters. It also includes letters that can be cut apart for students to manipulate while making their words. Words for students to manipulate: ~ Columbus Day ~ Trick-or-treat ~ Thanksgiving ~ Gingerbread man ~ Christmas tree ~ New Year's Day ~ Valentine's Day ~ President's Day ~ St. Patrick's Day ~ Spring Break ~ Memorial Day
Sight Words Literacy Center (2nd Grade Code Busters)
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Sight Words Literacy Center (2nd Grade Code Busters)

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This is a fun literacy center for students to practice identifying initial sounds and spelling sight words. Students will identify the initial sound for each picture on the word card in order to bust the code of the mystery sight word. This set includes: - an alphabet chart - 46 2nd grade sight word mystery cards - 2 blank mystery cards - student recording sheet - answer key
Blends and Digraphs Dominoes (Literacy Center)
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Blends and Digraphs Dominoes (Literacy Center)

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This is an easy and engaging literacy center for students to practice identifying the blends and digraphs! Students can work independently or in a small group to match the pictures to the corresponding beginning sounds. Set Includes: ~ 26 color dominoes ~ 26 black and white dominoes ~ 8 blank color dominoes ~ 8 blank black and white dominoes ~ 2 title dominoes ~ Directions for use cards (individual and small group) ~ Blends & Digraphs charts (color and B&W) ~ Student recording sheet
Blends Bingo Game (S Blends)
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Blends Bingo Game (S Blends)

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This bingo game is a fun way for students to practice identifying the S Blends at the beginning of words (sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st, & sw). Set Includes: * Bingo Boards (10 color & 10 b/w) * 38 Word Cards – For caller to use to announce words * Answer Sheet (color & b/w) – For the caller to keep track of the words that were called * S Blends Counters (color & b/w) – For additional practice students can use the appropriate S Blend counter to cover a picture that was called. * Blends Chart (color & b/w) This is part of a bundle you may be interested in: Blends Bingo Bundle Or you may want the other individual sets: L Blends Bingo Blends Bingo - R Blends
Fluency Practice Voice Cards
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Fluency Practice Voice Cards

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Let’s make repeated reading and fluency practice fun by allowing students to read with a variety of emotions! This set includes color and low ink versions of 35 different voices for students to use while reading. There is also a blank template included for students to come up with additional voices! You can print these cards to be put in a box, cup, or on a ring. Students can use these cards during independent reading, buddy reading, or even during your small group reading instruction.
Prewriting Graphic Organizers
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Prewriting Graphic Organizers

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Graphic organizers are a crucial part of the prewriting step of the writing process. Students have the opportunity to plan out and organize their thoughts before writing a rough draft. This set includes 11 different graphic organizers for a range of students. The primary graphic organizers allow students the space to write or draw in the boxes depending on their ability levels. Planning sheets for personal narratives, persuasive/opinion, and informational writing are all included within the set.
Reading Retelling Comprehension Questions (Roll-a-Retell)
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Reading Retelling Comprehension Questions (Roll-a-Retell)

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These retelling boards are a simple yet engaging way for students to answer comprehension questions about passages they’ve read. You may choose to use them with a small group or allow students to practice with a buddy. The comprehension questions are organized by skills to help you reinforce your instructional focus. These skills include: * Characters * Setting * Retelling * Making Connections * Main Idea The set also includes a blank board for you to customize to best fit your instructional needs.