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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 … 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. … 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
Hi, I am a first grade teacher looking to give back to the blog community.  For the past few years, I have religiously checked many blogs and I am excited … continue reading
Welcome to our blog: Learning to the Core! We are so excited to begin our new blog which we hope you will find useful for your daily teaching.  We will … continue reading