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First grade parade

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The First Grade Parade: Meet the Teacher Tips & Ideas

Well…it’s about that time. Time to go back to school. Do I hear a resonating sigh?? Or are you ready for routine and structure?! Me personally…I need routine! At any rate, with the approach of a new year also comes the anticipation of Meet the Teacher night. I absolutely LOVE Meet the Teacher! I …

Apple activities (lots of apple themed activities with links to free printables)

Happy Fall, Y’all! Is anyone else a little excited about the new season?! Pumpkin patches, apple cider, Halloween, Fall festivals…ohmiword. I can hardly contain myself! HA! I’ve recently had an influx of emails requesting some of my apple themed documents I promised to share when I posted about our week of apple fun last year. …

Another free editing/comp list like some I've already pinned- from The First Grade Parade

Hello from sunny…and HOT!!!….Las Vegas! I’m here in the city that never sleeps. Or is that New York?? Because it should DEFINITELY be Las Vegas if it’s not 🙂 Even the kids running up and down our hallway ALL night…screaming!!!…think so, too 😉 I had a FABULOUS day full of fun at the I …

What's the Bug Deal?

Just wanted to pop in real quick and share a few things we've been up to this week! This week we're learning all about insects. Since there's SO much to learn...and so many little insects to cover..

This is a super cute and hands-on lesson to teach even and odd numbers using Even Steven and Odd Todd.

So, lately my kids have been making some really great observations about numbers. They’ve been noticing patterns in our hundreds chart and they’re pros at skip counting {by 5’s & 10’s, anyway ;)} I really want to start adding the concept of odd & even numbers to our calendar routine, but before I started with …

Home page for FirstGradeParade. Check the Table of Contents on the side. There are so many ideas and many are FREEBIES!

Last week our class was immersed in plants. Lots and LOTS of plants!! We started the week tapping into our schema about plants and learning lots of new info. And then we moved right into diagrams and labels….and tree maps, too! I created this same anchor chart last year and used it again …

FREE Spring Pages Pack for First Grade! Sample of Math and Literacy Spring Packet. ... - http://goo.gl/zHDQM0

“FREE Spring Pages Pack for First Grade! Sample of Math and Literacy Spring Packet. ... - http://t.co/edZTafnzlP”

build a visual image of what CVC words look like so that they can distinguish an easily decodable word from a sight word.  We practiced sorting CVC/not CVC words

I do realize that CVC isn’t a verb, just incase you were curious ;) However…I thought I’d share with you a few things we do in Room 206 to reinforce and practice identifying, creating, spelling, and reading CVC words. Blending and segmenting is such a tricky concept for some kids to grasp, so I try …