Tag: literacy

Story Elements Activity: My Coding Story

Use a fun and interactive activity to teach about story elements and have students create their own coding story. I teach about story elements all year long to my students. We identify the main character, setting, problem and solution whenever we read books together. This is a great way to reinforce comprehension and retell skills. …

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Alphabet Activities with Boom Cards!

Reinforce uppercase and lowercase letter recognition, letter formation, and letter sounds with hands-on and engaging activities. These digital task card decks will work on learning to identify and name the letters of the alphabet. Boom Cards are a great way to reinforce skills and concepts with your students. I love using them in the classroom as a math or …

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Kindergarten Printable Activities for Easy Prep Literacy Centers

Kindergarten printable no-prep literacy activities that will reinforce letter formation and recognition, or sight words. Use these for emergency sub plans, easy planning, or back-up centers. I have reflected on the difference between Play-Based and Paper Centers in a blog post. I am a proponent of hands-on and play-based learning. It is so important for …

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Kindergarten Writing: read about tips and tricks to get your kindergarten students writing. With hands-on ideas and a freebie to get your writing center started, you will have your students writing in no time!

Get Your Kindergarten Students Writing

  Kindergarten Writing: read about tips and tricks to get your kindergarten students writing. With hands-on ideas and a freebie to get your writing center started, you will have your students writing in no time! I’ve had this question a few times: How do you get your kindergarten students writing? I am going to try …

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Take a Look Back #72- Earth Day loose parts, Number line subtraction, STEM name coding FREEBIE, and more!

This past week we worked on subtraction using a number line, and finished up our Earth Day activities. We also challenged our students with a coding STEM activity that uses binary code (keep reading for a free printable). Our students practiced writing CVC words with different centers. Keep reading to see what we have been …

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