Suggestions for how to set up learning centers, arrange the room with appropriate furniture, determine number of students at each center, move in and between centers, develop activities, and find materials. Ideas for center time and month-by-month activities for eight centers. Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.
Build understanding of literacy, mathematics, and community through role-playing activities in 15 Literacy Play Centers. Centers include: Grocery Store, Doctor's Office, Barbershop/Hair Salon, Post Office, and Bank. Develop cooperation, negotiation, and sharing. Includes detailed procedures, goals, objectives, and a list of theme-related children's literature.
Stories told in English and Spanish, with matching, easy-to-color art, activities for each story, translations notes, and instructions for how to use these stories. Appropriate for reading levels 3-4.
A variety of logical-mathematical, spatial, and kinesthetic strategies make this perfect for different learning styles and ability levels. Reproducible, hands-on activities for individual or whole-group instruction are included. Supports NCTM standards.
Hands-on, minds-on, manipulative activities in which students learn to decode words and properly use common prefixes, suffixes, and spelling changes. Includes 120 lessons, which teach the most common prefixes, suffixes, and spelling changes. Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.
Ideal source for cross-curricular activities, bulletin board displays, classroom decorations, notes home, crafts, and much more! Also includes awards and certificates, decorative stationery, calendar and newsletter templates, as well as literature selections for each month and various themes.
Students will learn about rhymes, word families, and spelling patterns as they read and study the included literature selections. Lessons are based on 92 popular children's books, making this resource favorite of both students and teachers. Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.
Help beginning readers of any age learn phonics through Word Wall and Making Words activities! Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.
Practice with basic time and money concepts, as well as the more complex concepts such as comparing values. The variety of formats presented encourages students to think about time and money in real-life situations including reading a schedule, counting change, and solving coin riddles. Supports NCTM standards.
Tour Ecuador with an anaconda or view Mongolia through the eyes of Genghis Khan! This unique social studies resource presents 24 countries from around the world with facts, puzzles, maps, riddles, and comprehension questions. Supports NCSS standards.
Over 350 thought-provoking, creative writing prompts inspire students to write. Includes on-demand writing practice, activities for writing in different genres, as well as opportunities for students to describe how they feel about a range of relevant topics. Teachers can evaluate writing and provide feedback on technical development.