Partner sharing: how to get your students talking

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One of my favorite engagement strategies is partner sharing. Another term is think-pair-share. Partner sharing is so important because it’s a way for students to think independently and then collaborate their thoughts with a partner. It automatically gets all students engaged with learning and holds everyone accountable. These are some of the strategies I use in […]

CVC Word Work

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Getting students to read and write in Kindergarten is not an easy task. They come into our classrooms as little children, and we are expected to teach them SO MUCH! I love teaching kids CVC words and how to sound them out, build them, write them, and read them! I do a lot of CVC […]

St. Patrick’s Day Sight Word Book

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Are you feeling lucky?! Then you need to check out these leveled readers for St. Patrick’s Day! Included are 3 different leveled books depending on the student’s level. Also included are reading strategies, comprehension worksheets, and sight word practice. Click here to be directed to my TpT store for more info!  

Christmas Math & Literacy Centers Bundle

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Bundle and save with this super-cute holiday themed center pack! There are 5 math centers and 5 literacy centers. Head on over to my store for more details! Here are some examples of my literacy centers! Included are: Rhyming words, high-frequency word sentence practice, writing using character, setting,  and a key detail, CVC words, and […]

Math and Literacy Centers for the Entire Year

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It is finally here! I bundled all my best math and literacy centers from each month to make a fun thematic unit! This will keep your students busy all year long from August to August! Check it out in my TpT store! Included in this bundle is: Kindergarten Back to School Assessments & Activities Halloween […]

Fall Math & Literacy Centers

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I have created some engaging math and literacy centers just for the fall season! There are 5 math centers and 5 literacy centers with student recording sheets. I purchased some manipulatives from Michaels. All of these centers come in color and black and white to help you save ink! Here are some examples from my […]

Halloween Math Centers with a Freebie

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Students love these fun, engaging math centers. I love to pick up manipulatives from the Target dollar spot which makes it more entertaining! If you don’t have access to Target, I would suggest candy corn or candy pumpkins from the grocery store, or finding things at the dollar store or Michaels. I have also included […]

Summer Review with a freebie

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Help those kids from getting the “summer slide” with this 100 page packet! Included is 50 pages of math and 50 pages of literacy including reading and comprehension, grammar, writing, and word work. This would also make a great addition for any beginning of the year work for 1st grade too! Click here to download. here […]