Happy weekend friends! Do you feel like your weeks are flying by? I sure do. I am still struggling to organize my day and classroom, but it’s getting there. I think my firsties (well most of them) are beginning to get into the groove of things. I thought I would share a few highlights from my week, so I am… Read More
Word families are such a fun thing to teach first graders. It’s a first step in building confidence in reading. I have been incorporating word families into my mini-lessons over the last few days. This week, we also began a lot of hands-on activities to help reinforce them.
Hi friends! I have a confession, I love wooden letter tiles. They are such a great teaching tool because they can be used as letter manipulatives and math practice. And my students would argue that they make great dominoes, but I try to steer them away from that. Last spring, I shared how I use the tiles with my sight… Read More