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We are so excited to join our first December Currently! We are learning so much about other bloggers just by reading their December Currently's, so we couldn't resist jumping on continue reading
Common Core Alignment:CCSS.ELS-Literacy.RF.K2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.(This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.3 Know continue reading
CC.1.OA.1 Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.  Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations or adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, continue reading
Common Core Alignment:CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.2d Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or continue reading
We are so happy that we received the Liebster Award from our blogging friend Kathy O. at Third Grade Doodles! Thanks so much for thinking of us! The Liebster Blog Award continue reading
Common Core Alignment  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.3a Phonics and Word Recognition: Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs (two letters that represent one sound.) It has been a week of teaching digraphs!  An exciting week continue reading
Since I work with kindergartners and 1st graders who are learning how to read, we spend a lot of time each week using our knowledge of letter sounds to make continue reading
I hope you had a great Thanksgiving with your family and friends!Today I am including a Reading Response Freebie that I love using with my kindergartners and 1st graders.  I continue reading
I hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving!  It is always so nice to have a little extra time to spend with family and friends.  I also love getting the time continue reading
As a reading specialist, I love teaching all things reading everyday! I do a combination of pull out and push in small groups with the kindergartners and 1st graders at continue reading