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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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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