Developing lessons that support this strategy for writing is essential in the elementary classroom. This lesson supports first-grade students in learning about audience. Through interactive writing, students work together to create a genuine invitation letter for a group of their peers.
By Shari Carter Grades PreK—K, 1—2, 3—5 I love a good classroom theme, but they are not for everyone; they can be quite time-consuming and expensive. Your classroom should be a special place — your happy place! Anyone who knows and loves a teacher, knows just how much time they spend in their home away from home.
Welcome to My Classroom! Kindness in the classroom is imperative in kindergarten and is something that my kinders and I will focus on throughout the entire school year — kind classrooms are the BEST! I hope that you are able to use some of the tips and ideas as you begin to set up your own classroom.
Personalizing Your Space Things that make me smile!
Just as we decorate our homes, adding personal touches to your classroom will help make the room feel more inviting. Here are a few things I have added to my classroom that put a big smile on my face! Teacher Desk I love my teacher space! I have all my supplies neatly organized in a caddy on my desk and each are in a rainbow color pail.
I have a little area to hang pictures of my family, class, and staff. Carter" banner comes in very handy for my littles when they are trying to write letters to me melt. Right next to my desk, is a little set of drawers where I keep everything I need for each day of the week. It is an organizational dreamland!
Bulletin Boards My classroom always looks a little boring until after the kids come to school. I have name tags for each child that I hang up in alphabetical orderwhich makes it super easy to switch out the student work I want to display.
I love using fabric to back my bulletin boards because it doesn't fade like paper does, and there are so many vibrant colors to choose from! Birthdays are a blast in kindergarten!
Here's my birthday board again, looking a little plain as I wait for the first day of school. I will group my students by birth month and have them hold a sign with the month they were born in.
I then quickly snap a picture and put it up on our festive birthday board! The first day of school for kindergarteners is a big, big deal! We take pictures to remember just how little they are at the beginning of the school year.
At the end of the year, I will take another snapshot of each child — it is so much fun looking at the beginning and ending pictures of these growing little people!
It holds our big books and pocket chart poems for shared reading. I keep the books on the little ledge for easy access as I read aloud throughout the day.
It even has a magnetic dry erase board and shelves and bins on the bottom that I use to store our math journals and poetry folders.Guided Reading lesson plans and activities for Kindergarten.
Streamline your reading groups and target your teaching. Did you use Fountas and Pinnell for your information or another source?
Reply Delete. Replies. karen May 7, at PM. Guided Reading Made Easy: LEVEL A. Guided Reading. For many teachers, the words make you crazy. The Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Books website has a database of thousands of popular books teachers and parents can easily search by guided reading level, genre, theme, age, interest level, or series.
You can label the books in your child’s book collection so that he or she can easily spot the books on their guided reading level to practice. Kindergarten Rubrics Elementary Rubrics Fountas and Pinnell Reading Level A to E Made by Mrs.
Jones on Feb 26, using the charts on the Recording Sheets from the CD. This page pack has lesson plans from reading levels A-Z (Fountas and Pinnell), planning sheets, reading level pages, comprehension questions, discussion starters, text selection sheets, and more.
Books guided reading lesson plans fountas and pinnell (PDF, ePub, Mobi) Page 1 finish reading the book, help them expand their understanding of the text by writing with the.
Leveled books use Fountas and Pinnell levels (A-N). The books are easier to locate and can be The NC K-2 Literacy Assessment is intended to assess the reading and writing skills of students in kindergarten, first, and second grade.
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