Fiction Book for Ages 2-9
This book is written with the importance of cultural diversity, emotional intelligence development, and hands-on learning as the primary focus. The storyline is written from the first person perspective and walks through a typical day of a child as they play. "Play is work. Work is play." Project based learning classrooms can use this book in for the dramatic play area.
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Lexile Range 410L-600L
Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 3.5
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Interactive Sight Word Readers
This colorful 83 page book of 13, eight page interactive word books (assembly instructions included) and 26 accompanying practice pages provides each student with an opportunity to have a collection of word books to practice reading and writing common sight words as well as additional words supported with identifying picture clues. Each sight word book has two coordinating practice pages to review the words in the word book and to build a collection of sight word flash cards.
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This 40 page booklet is the perfect tool to teach your students multiplication fact families from x1 through x12. The booklet includes: - a work mat page - a page with a template for a 'make-your-own' 12 sided die* - 6 pages of number cards that can be cut out or reprinted for multiple students, a teacher's guide, and 24 work pages.
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Farm Animal Find It
Get them up and moving with Farm Animal Find It reading comprehension scavenger hunt game. This colorful 18 page set includes matching sentence and picture cards, 60 stamps, a student record sheet, and an 8 page mini book that can be used as a follow-up activity or homework. The fun farm theme is perfect for your classroom and the cute character pictures help students decode words used in the game and mini book.
All assembly and teacher directions are included.
Covers nine common core standards for kindergarten, 11 common core standards for first grade, and 8 common core standards for second grade.
Three Little Monsters Reading Comprehension Set
This set includes 24 colorful printable game pieces and a printable 9 page activity booklet to help your students practice reading comprehension in a fun way. The materials can be used individually, in a small group, or learning center!
Hundreds Chart Bingo - Adding and Subtracting by Tens
This colorful set of over 125 pieces is designed to help your students learn to add and subtract any number from 1-99 by tens. An eye-catching workmat, hundreds chart and playing cards are included plus instructions for play for individuals, small groups or your whole class.
Halloween Math - Commutative Property of Addition
16 Addition Sentences (and matching answers) that demonstrate and allow students to practice the Commutative Property of Addition. This printable Halloween Themed activity can be used in a learning center as a matching game or as 2 file folder games for individual or small group use.
Phonics: "-ing" Matching Game and Word Book
Help your students read, write and practice the --ing suffix. This colorful matching game and word book practices adding the --ing suffix to common verbs. The word book allows your students to practice writing common verbs with the --ing suffix in a fun word book format. This 12 page document includes teaching notes that detail the grammar rules associated with the verbs in the game and book, directions for assembly as a matching game or a file folder game, and coordinating common core standards!
Phonics: "ow" Sounds Matching Game and Word Book
The 'OW' sounds game practices the two sounds for ow. Students match the words containing the letters 'ow' to picture cards with the same sound (flower and bow.) There is also a 'challenge' to match words containing these letters to the picture cards. This game can be used individually, in a learning center, as a small group or as a file folder game. Everything is included to make the game self-correcting so it can be used in your literacy center too. A word book is included with this set to review concepts and to practice writing 'ow' words. All pages are full color with an easy to read font.
Thanksgiving Turkey Equivalent Fractions
This colorful set includes 20 pieces of turkey themed matching game fun! Match the fraction on the turkey to the equivalent fractions on the tail feathers. Both turkeys and tail feathers have fraction models on them to help your students match. Teacher notes, self-correcting answers and answer key included! This is a perfect addition to your math center!
Sound Waves Lab
This 10 page document is all you need to conduct a lab experience that teaches your students about sound waves through six interactive lab stations. This set includes lesson plans, six printable lab station cards to guide your students at each lab station, and an eight page printable booklet with questions for your students to complete at each station. Full set up directions are included.
Phonics: "SH" Sound Game and Word Book
This colorful 10 page packet includes a matching game and word book that can be used individually, in a learning center, as a small group activity, or can be assembled into a file folder game to help your students learn and use the 'sh' digraph. Directions for assembly for game, folder game, and book are included.
Thanksgiving Synonyms and Antonyms
This 15 piece, 8 page colorful Thanksgiving themed set is all ready to get your students excited about synonyms and antonyms. Your students will learn synonyms for words commonly used in writing and language around the Thanksgiving holiday by playing this engaging matching game. 1 follow up cut/paste activity and 1 follow-up writing assignment are also included. This learning set is common core compliant.
Phonics: Silent 'e' Matching Game and Word Book Set
This 34 piece colorful set is just the right addition to your language arts learning center. Your students will match the words on the penguins with the correct pictures. Some words are=> pin, pine, can, cane, cap, cape => plus a lot more! The game is self-correcting. Directions card, teacher notes for instruction and assembly are included. This set also includes a colorful, picture filled word book that your students will complete with word bank words (silent 'e' words from the game) and then read aloud!
Winter Primary Writing and Mini Book Set
This colorful, 10 paged, snowman themed set is designed to prompt students to write an opinion paragraph, a narrative paragraph, and a sequential/informative paragraph after reading a charming fictional story about a snowman who gets his wish to have a family (included.) It covers the common core standards for first grade writing CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.1, 1.2, and 1.3. Set includes teacher notes, Printable student mini-book, and three student writing prompts.
Thanksgiving Base Ten and Ten Frame Games
This colorful Thanksgiving themed 46 piece set includes 2 Matching Games (Match the base ten block turkeys to their standard form number turkeys and Ten Frames matching game) and a Math Word Book that asks children to write the tens and ones on each page and then write the number they represent in word form using a word bank. (numbers 10-20)
Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension Set
This colorful and engaging 19 piece set includes two games that cover three common core standards. The games can be used in learning centers, small groups or independently as they are self-correcting. The word book is interactive and asks the children to complete the pages by adding cut and paste pictures (included) as well as their own drawings. The word book and pictures can be laminated for use in a learning center with some dry erase crayons or markers. The book is non-fiction and tells a brief story of the pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving.
Magic Tree House Comprehension and Companion Activities for Books #1-4
This 51 page booklet is the perfect way for you to start a bookclub or literature unit with your students. It can be used for individual, small group, or whole group instruction. Great for homeschool too!
Books 1-4 of the Magic Tree House series are covered in this booklet.
Dinosaurs Before Dark
The Knight at Dawn
Mummies in the Morning
Pirates Past Noon
Each book section includes a brief book summary, 2 hands-on activity ideas, comprehension questions and answers (broken down by chapter), open-ended questions for discussion, a word search to review vocabulary, 3 lapbook sections that review characters, setting, and extension questioning, and a content review questions worksheet with answers included.
Thanksgiving Dinner Division
This set of 3 colorful Thanksgiving themed games contains 88 pieces (14 printable pages) of Thanksgiving division fun. Two levels of play insure that students of varying abilities will be able to play the games. The basic level teaches your students how to use repeated subtraction to divide the Thanksgiving foods evenly among the pilgrims in the game. The advanced level asks students to compare their sets to three division number sentences to determine which food matches the number sentence. These games are created with printable self-correcting labels for easy individual, small group or center based game play. Teacher notes for instruction and assembly are included.
Winter Themed Math: Greater Than and Less Than
This colorful winter themed game contains 80+ game pieces. Your students will compare numbers using greater than and less than symbols in a fun matching game format. The game is designed with two levels of play for beginner and intermediate learning. Both levels are self-correcting and can be played individually, in a small group, or in a learning center. Teacher notes and assembly instructions are included. Covers CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.B.3.
Learn to Read and Tell Time
This 17 page document contains four complete hands-on materials with various levels of use to customize learning for your students.
This set contains:
*Teacher Notes: A complete set of step by step assembly and usage instructions for each of the activities listed below.
*Student Clock: This analog clock is a great tool for your students to use as a quick reference tool to read and tell time. Number and word cues are printed right on this clock to guide your students. This clock can also be used with the digital clock cards in this set as a matching game.
*Fold and Speak Clock: This interactive clock is a great tool to help students learn how to read a clock and say the time aloud. This clock’s unique design helps students to focus on the step by step instructions on how to read and tell time. It can also be used with the digital clock cards in this set as a matching game.
*Match the Time Cards: These cards are a great way to practice matching digital time to analog time. Two sets can be printed to make a basic and a more complex game to meet the needs of all of your students. The digital clock cards can be used with either the Student Clock or the Fold and Speak Clock in this set to create another matching game.
* AM/PM Interactive Student Booklet: This interactive booklet is a great tool to help you instruct the difference between AM and PM. Students cut and paste phrases that describe activities that occur during AM or PM hours. Then students draw pictures to illustrate each of the phrases. Complexity can be increased by asking students to illustrate a clock with a time on it that illustrates the time the activity occurs for them.
Reading Comprehension/Science: All About Frogs
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This colorful set includes 2 matching games (Total of 32 cards) and a 10 page student book. The student book is a non-fiction book containing facts about frogs including topics such as classification, diet, hibernation, metamorphosis and others. A teacher fact sheet about frogs is included. Teachers can review the facts with their students, students can read the student book and then play the matching games. The games are made to be self correcting so they are perfect as a follow-up in a learning center, in small groups, or for independent play!
Math Language Anchor Chart
This is the perfect chart for your K, 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade students to reference when writing words for numbers or place value in math. Numbers 1 through 100 and place values through millions are included on the chart.
Photocopy and laminate the chart as a handy reference poster for your classroom or math center. Make a copy to glue inside the cover of your students’ math journals. Copy and laminate the chart and place inside homework folders for every student in your class. Your students will love this colorful and helpful poster.
PLAY! Written and Illustrated by Veronica Stanley-Hooper
Ho, Ho, Ho! With every purchase of a hardcover book you will receive a signed copy of PLAY! and a Plush Gnome!
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PLAY! is about a young girl who learns how to play dress-up from her friends. Tyler feels smart when he pretends to be a teacher with a white board and some books. Lillie pretends to be a veterinarian. Some other friends dress up as a firefighter, a baseball player, a gardener, and so much more. Each time she visits a friend she learns how good playing can make a kid feel.
What people are saying:
"My grandkids absolutely love this book!" - Tara H., Grandmother
"My kids love this book and I love how it focuses on the importance of play." - Jozie A., Homeschooling mom of eight
"I use this book in the dramatic play area of my project based learning classroom." - Kim C., Kindergarten Teacher
"I am seven and this book was fun to read myself!" Wesley O., Age 7
PLAY! 30 minute Lesson Plan
This fun open-ended lesson plan accompanies the book PLAY! written and illustrated by Veronica Stanley-Hooper. You can find the book for purchase on Amazon at this link: https://amzn.to/3qf8naW . The students will complete a craft paper doll as part of the lesson to assist them in describing how they play. (Paper doll template is included.) This 30 minute lesson assists the teacher in assessing reading comprehension.