Saturday, December 10, 2016

Christmas

What can you do to celebrate Christmas?

Read Legend of the Candy Cane
Lace red/white beads
Make popcorn and cranberry garland
Make candy cane reindeer (and eat one too!)
Do research on holiday traditions around the world and choose one to add to family traditions
Play with red & white peppermint play dough
Paint red stripes on candy cane
Go out and look at Christmas lights
Bake cookies
Pick out and put up the Christmas Tree
Decorate the Christmas Tree
Sing Christmas Songs
Pick a special family ornament for the year
Tie bells with ribbons and hang them around the house


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Teachable December

What can you during December? I made this list with ideas to make every day count!



D is for December and for…

Put December words in abc order

Use the December words to write a story. Draw and colour a picture to go with it.

Use the word December to make new words.

Can you say a word that rhymes with December?

What do you like doing in November?

How many vowels are there in the word December? And consonants?

Clap the word December. How many claps can you hear?

Make a list of things you want to do this December

Pretend you are the gingerbread man. Write a story about your adventures.

Draw a picture of yourself and Santa Claus

Do you like Christmas?

What is your favorite traditions at Christmas?

Design a special sleigh for Santa

Plant some poinsettia seeds

Colour the South and North Pole in a map

If you were Santa Claus, what would you do?

Describe how you celebrate Christmas in your country.

Write a letter to Santa

Make some Christmas cards for your family

Write about how candles are used in your holiday celebrations.draw and colour a picture to go with it.

Draw a map for Santa to use to get to your house on Christmas Eve. Write him giving directions to your house using cardinal directions (North, East, South, West)



Download it free here

Saturday, July 30, 2016

This Little Piggy

I have finished off  some Nursery Rhymes Packs that I have been working on and are  available in my TPT store.

With 30 pages of printables, your life will be made easier by ju st printing off the worksheets you need to teach the lesson. 

Thispack focuses on the following skills or concepts: identifying important events, retell, graphic organizers, vocabulary, illustrations, details, KWL, plot, sequence, descriptions, characters, comprehension, major events, and more! 

With your purchase you will get everything you need to teach the rhyme. 

Your children will be engaged and thinking critically. These printable worksheets can be used for the whole group, small group, guided reading, individualized instruction, differentiated instruction, assessment, and more! 

Included in this download are:
Sequencing 
Important events 
KWL 
Characters, settings, events 
Retelling headbands 
Favorite character 
Retell printable puppets
Descriptive words 
Drawing Details 
Draw & Write about Favorite Part 
Who? What? Where? How? 
Tree map 
Vocabulary work
Retell Necklace 
Character’s Thoughts 
Around the Room vocabulary 

Vocabulary cards are also included! These would be great for labeling, drawing, a pocket chart, and more! 



You can download This Little Piggy free here


These are some of the packs you will find there








Thursday, July 28, 2016

Countries & Summer Games

I found that The Olympic Games are a wonderful opportunity to get the kids excited not only about sports but also learning new words about countries.

I made these packs to introduce and practice some new words for these countries

Included are 14 printable worksheets to help review the vocabulary words your students need to know. 

These pages can be used for homework, review, assessment, enrichment, and more! 

Each of the new words in represented in vocabulary cards that come in color! 

Your children will match pictures and words, fill in the blanks,trace words, find words in a word search, write sentences and more! 

Included with this download are:
Color and write the new words
Trace and color the new words
Write sentences using the new words
Write a list of the new words
Look and write the new words
Solve the code to write the new words
Fill in the boxes to write the new words




You can download it free in my TPT Store


These are some of the countries we will be learning about




 








The Olympic Games


As a teacher of EFL I know my kids need multiple and various exposures to a word before they fully understand that word and can apply it. 

As we are working with The Olympic Games I made some vocabulary packs to introduce, practice and review the new words learnt.


Included are 14 printable worksheets to help review the vocabulary words your students need to know. 

These pages can be used for homework, review, assessment, enrichment, and more! 

Each of the new words in represented in vocabulary cards that come in color! 

Your children will match pictures and words, fill in the blanks,trace words, find words in a word search, write sentences and more! 

Included with this download are:
Color and write the new words
Trace and color the new words
Write sentences using the new words
Write a list of the new words
Look and write the new words
Solve the code to write the new words
Fill in the boxes to write the new words


Monday, May 23, 2016

Hansel and Gretel- FLASH FREEBIE!

New Pack added! Hansel and Gretel


Using this pack children can:
Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
What happened first, second, and third?
Draw and write worksheets about:
The story.
What happens before and after.
My favorite part of the story.
My favorite character.


2, 3, 4, or 6 important events in the story.
Retell the story using the story prompt headbands or necklace.
Use a cootie Catcher game for comprehension.
Retell the story including key details.


Tree, brace, and bubble thinking maps are included to help children link the parts of the story together.
Identify words or phrases in the story. Associate words and pictures.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting or events.
Write and illustrate: Who? Where? What? How?
Write about character traits.


KWL chart (What you know. What you want to know. What you have learned).
Describe the plot of the story.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell familiar stories, including key details using puppets, a necklace or a headband.
Describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts)
Engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding

PLUS
8 word wall cards for vocabulary recognition and follow up worksheets.
You can check it here

Friday, February 12, 2016

Valentines' Day

What can you do to celebrate Valentine's Day with your kids?

Read ‘Lilly’s Chocolate Heart’.
Do chocolate heart ABC hunt.
Make valentines to give to family & friends.
Read a Valentine book.
Paint & make lace-y valentine hearts.
Play valentine BINGO.
Read ‘The Day it Rained Hearts’.
Sstaple strips of paper to make heart garland.
Make cinnamon bun hearts w/pink frosting together!
Read ‘My Heart is Like a Zoo”.
Make animals with heart shapes.
Play with  heart shaped bean bags.
Play red heart sticker card game.
Read‘Sweet Hearts’ by Jan Carr.
Hunt for & paint secret valentine message hearts.
Make valentine pockets.
Make valentine chex mix.

You can download this pack free in my store.