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Valentine's Math and Literacy Centers

For Students K - 1st Standards
Look no further for a Valentine's Day-themed packet intended for math and literacy centers. Learners practice writing, reading, and representing numbers in a variety of ways, including skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s to 100. The pink...
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Decoding the First Alphabets: Not as Simple as A, B, C

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore early writing systems and their significance in understanding the development of past civilizations. In groups, learners research early writing systems and then present their findings to the rest of the class. They teach their...
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Vowel Sounds: /air/ and /er/

For Students K - 1st Standards
All the best readers started out the same way. Build the foundational skills needed to recognize vowel sounds like /air/ and /er/. Early readers write a word to label each of nine images. Each image focuses on a different spelling...
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Reading: Classroom Words

For Students K
There are 10 classroom words located at the top of this instructional activity. Kindergartners match the word to the object in the picture, they write that word on the line near that object. This is a great way for them to recognize...
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Practicing Circles

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Get your writers ready to print curved letters using this whimsical worksheet. They trace 14 circular elements in an underwater scene, following the arrow and trying to stay on the dotted line. There are large and small circles here to...
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Writing lowercase a and d

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Printing practice is essential for aiding children in developing motor control and printing skills. They practice printing by tracing and then write the letters a and d several times each.
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Bugs and Flowers Math and Literacy Centers

For Students K - 1st Standards
The sun shines, flowers bloom, and bugs fly—it must be Spring! Add a cheerful theme of bugs and flowers to math and literacy centers. Scholars take part in an assortment of activities designed to reinforce concepts such as identifying...
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v and w

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Have fun with lowercase letters v and w as scholars get some printing practice. They use dotted lines and arrows to get some printing practice before writing a set on their own for each letter. Then, they complete an image of two owls by...
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Silent "e" Changes

For Teachers K - 1st
Get that silent e under control! Engage early readers in a silent e activity to help them understand the changes an e can make to a simple word. With the provided cards, they read and write each word as it appears without the silent e....
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Word Swat

For Teachers K - 1st
With a fly swatter in hand, learners swat the rime-flys with their onset swatter to make, read, and write words by blending the onset with the rime-fly. This is a great activity because learners blend words, make and write words, and...
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Creating Letter-shape Patterns #2

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Before learners become writers they need to feel comfortable moving a pencil from left to right in various patterns. Use these exercises to give budding printers some fine motor practice. They complete three patterns by tracing a dotted...
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Word Maker Game

For Teachers K - 1st
Phonics activities can be very effective at boosting early reading skills. The class uses the provided set of onset and rime cards to construct and write a variety of simple words. They take turns pulling cards from a bag, they use the...
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Three-In-One

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Here is a really cool activity that builds early reading and writing skills while allowing learners to differentiate between real and nonsense words. They use the provided pack of alphabet cards to construct basic cvc words. In addition,...
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Word Blender

For Teachers K - 1st
Little learners will love being able to blend sounds together to make words. This game provides eight onsets and eight rimes that can be used to mix and match to sound out words. This activity is to be completed in pairs and is a great...
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Writing Prompts

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Five questions and pictures make up a collection of writing assignments that spark imagination and reinforce creative writing skills. Class members respond to each question based on their observations of each picture. 
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Onomatopoeia

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
"Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O," and on that farm animals made noises! After reading a story and discussing its vocabulary, scholars identify one animal and the sound it makes through picture and writing. 
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Moving Left to Right

For Students Pre-K - K
To get scholars ready for the curves, twists, and turns of alphabet letters, give them this tracing exercise. Early writers follow dotted lines with their finger from left to right first, then trace it with a pencil. The images are...
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What Would Happen?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Nothing says classroom fun like an invertebrate and a magnifying glass! Snails, earthworms, and roly-poly bugs become the center of attention as pint-sized investigators hone their inquiry and observation skills. They are guided through...
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Let's Learn About Firefighters!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars explore, analyze and study about fire fighters and fire safety. They listen to a book, list what they already know about firefighters and fire safety rules and compare/contrast types of firefighters. Each student then...
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The Development of Writing and Books

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students participate in activities geared to help them explore the development of writing and printing. In this writing and printing lesson, students compare two versions of a quote given orally and on paper. Students discuss the...
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Counting and Writing Numbers Practice: 1-10

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Young writers trace numerals 4 times and independently form the numbers several more times on the lines provided. The first page covers numbers 1-5, next page covers 6-10, and reviews them all. Even though this seems like a simple tool,...
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Sand Paper Words

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners use a stack of words embellished tactile elements, such as sand paper, to practice high frequency words. They trace the tactile surface of each letter in the word, write it on their paper, then find and glue that word from a...
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Brown Paper Bag Family Memories

For Teachers K
Students explore and study how families do a variety of activities together. They recall and describe a family memory, collect an object that represents a family memory as well as draw and write about a family memory. They become aware...
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I'm Special Books

For Teachers K
Students become aware of the concept that each of us is special. They develop an appreciation for the special things that each can do now, and begin to develop early literacy skills. Each student creates a book about themselves and...