Welcome to my adventure in starting a school garden. I had always said that I wasn’t in charge of the edible gardens. I took care of the school grounds, led Wildflower Club, and was working to establish native habitats throughout … Continue reading
Give your students extra practice in their math journals with these practice pages. Students practice writing numbers and number words, show the value of each number to 10 with pictures, ten frames, fingers, and number lines, as well as sequence … Continue reading
Give your students extra practice with composing and decomposing numbers to 10 using these practice pages in your student math journals. The practice pages are scaffolded, so that all students can participate successfully. Click on the image below for more … Continue reading
Give your students extra practice composing and decomposing numbers 11 to 20 with these practice pages for student journals. Students compose and decompose numbers 11 to 20 using ten frames, base ten blocks, number sentences, tally marks, and place value. … Continue reading
Give your students extra practice with number bonds using these practice pages. Number bonds teach students how numbers work. They illustrate how a whole can be broken into parts and parts can be combined to create the whole. Number bonds … Continue reading
This simple read-a-loud, mini-reader, and task card can help you teach your students how to transition from one activity to another at school.
Also included are a behavior contract and incentive chart for individual students that may need extra help with transitions.
Help your students navigate bothersome behavior with greater independence and fewer tattles using these strategies.
The illustrations include the bothersome behavior and the changed behavior when one of the strategies is used. I hope you find this resource to be beneficial to you and your students. Click on the images to see more on my Teachers pay Teachers site.
Introduce and practice the procedure of raising your hand with this resource.
Included is a full color book for the teacher.
A reader for students to read and color.
As well as display and task cards.
This series helps you teach the rules and routines of kindergarten. I use it to establish procedures and spark discussion.
“Why do we raise our hand?”
“Why is it hurtful to blurt?”
The student reader is also a nice communication to send home, so that parents are part of the conversation and know the classroom expectations for behavior.
I hope you enjoy! Click on any of the images to see the full resource on my Teachers pay Teachers site.
The first weeks of kindergarten are all about teaching routines and procedures.
This resource will help you teach the rules of the playground with simple pictures and text.
Included in this pack you will find a full color reader for teachers.
A mini-reader for students to read and color.
As well as task and display cards.
I have used these in my own classroom and find that they help introduce procedures, but also guide our discussions about the how and why of our rules. The student reader is also a nice resource to send home to parents, so they are also included in the discussion about rules.
Click on any of the images to see more on my Teachers pay Teachers site!
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The first weeks of school are an important time to establish routines and teach daily schedules. Many kinders feel quite anxious at first and they express their anxiety with questions about the daily schedule like, “What’s next?” or “When do we go home?”
This pack includes a full color teacher read-a-loud book that introduces your students to the subjects and routines of school with simple text and a corresponding mini-reader that your students can color.
Also included are display cards that can be used for your daily schedule, center rotations, and more.
Click on any of the images to see more on my TpT site!