Power of Printable Emergent Readers

Using Printable Readers https://youtu.be/dbCrgf6cUUY The video outlines the positive learning outcomes that can be easily achieved using printable emergent readers.  In my own experience, they were well-received by both the students and parents. Modeled Reading The color readers are projected on the interactive whiteboards.  During this time the reading process is modeled.  The teacher would …

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Integrating Math and Literacy Using Dinosaur Theme

The Dinosaur theme allows many opportunities to integrate math and writing.  This specific theme focuses on informational content in relation to meeting the core curriculum outcomes. Access Theme Here… Gathering InformationThe companion emergent readers, the information sheets found within the unit and online videos were used to gather information.  Based on the information obtained the …

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Pete The Cat Literacy Lesson Plans

I’ve witnessed many trends over my thirty some years of teaching and the balanced literacy framework was one of the most profound for me.  It encompassed the way I felt reading should be taught.    All our lesson plans are based on this model. Read Aloud Every lesson begins with a read aloud, in this …

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How Many Seeds In A Pumpkin Literacy

This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin” written by Margaret McNamara. This unit is included in the Guided Reading, Alphabet, and Sight Words Program which covers the majority of the Pre-Kindergarten outcomes.  All the alphabet letters and Pre-primer Dolch sight words are introduced within this program. Access Complete Literacy …

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I Wanna Iguana Literacy Lesson Plans

Access Literacy Unit Now! This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “I Wanna Iguana” by Karen Kaufman Orloff.  This lesson plan is part of a nine-week program (or longer) to meet the majority of the Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten curriculum outcomes within a  balanced literacy approach.   Access the Complete Literacy Program Shared Reading With Emergent …

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Green Eggs and Ham Literacy Lesson Plans

This mini-theme is based on the literacy selection “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss. This unit is part of a complete program that was intentionally designed to meet the majority of the language arts core curriculum outcomes. Access This Theme Here Access Complete Unit Here Emergent Readers Used for Shared Reading Shared Reading Follow-Up …

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Hands Are Not For Hitting Literacy Lesson Plans

Access This Literacy Unit Now!  This specific unit uses “Hands Are Not for Hitting” by Martine Agassi, which is part of a complete program for meeting the majority of the curriculum outcomes using the “Guided Reading, Alphabet Sight Words Literacy Program“.  All lesson plans are developed around a balanced literacy framework, which has proven to …

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Library Lion Literacy Lesson Plans

Access This Literacy Unit Now! Kinderplans integrates literature in all the lesson plans.  Well-known and loved literature selections are chosen to incorporate key learning outcomes within a balanced literacy approach to learning. This specific unit uses “Library Lion” by Michelle Knudson.  This mini-unit is included in the complete literacy program, which was designed to meet …

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Ten Apples Up On Top Literacy

Access This Literacy Unit Kinderplans integrates literature in all the lesson plans.  Well-known and loved literature selections are chosen to incorporate key learning outcomes within a balanced literacy approach to learning.  This approach has proven to be the most effective in teaching young learners.  This specific unit uses “Ten Apples Up On Top” by Dr. …

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Pre-Kindergarten Math Ten Frame Activities

Ten Frame Video Using ten-frame card math activities to develop number sense is an effective teaching strategy to use in your classroom.  In the video  I outline some activities that can be implemented using ten-frame cards to effectively teach number sense.  Access the Ten Frame Cards Fabulous Freebies Activity One  After Watching the Videos Below …

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