Category Archives: First Grade

FREE Independence Day Printable Mini-Pack

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Celebrate Independence Day with this free Mini-Pack! Use it to extend your own study of the Fourth of July or as a way to give your children a little extra summer practice to keep their skills over the summer. It includes four fun activities that feature this important American holiday. Independence Day vs. Memorial Day (Continue reading…)

Rocks and Minerals Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Rocks and Minerals Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of these two interesting countries! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 24 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. (Continue reading…)

Australia and New Zealand Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Australia and New Zealand Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of these two interesting countries! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every (Continue reading…)

Canada Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Canada Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of Canada! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to read (Continue reading…)

FREE Fun Fact Card Pack – 20 Sample Cards for Unit Extention, Bulletin Boards, Games and Circle Time

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Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. Enjoy this FREE sampler set that features one card from each of my current 20 different Fun Fact Card sets. One teacher (Continue reading…)

Reptiles and Amphibians Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Board, Games

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Reptiles and Amphibians Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to (Continue reading…)

60 End-of-Year Achievement Award Certificates – Editable – Color and Black/White

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Your students have worked so hard this year! Remind them of their successes and achievements with these fun end-of-year awards. These packs include 60 different themed certificates. The certificates are editable in the student name, teacher name and date fields and include directions for using Adobe Reader or Apple Preview (or any other PDF reader (Continue reading…)

Simple Learning Ideas for April Holidays, Units and Famous Birthdays

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April is full of fun learning opportunities such as National Poetry Month, Arbor Day, and John James Audubon’s birthday. Here are some simple and creative ideas to use this month! National Poetry Month National Poetry Month is a great time to introduce children to the world of poetry. By starting with engaging poems, there is (Continue reading…)

Arbor Day KWL – Graphic Organizers for Arbor Day Unit

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It’s time to celebrate Arbor Day! Get your celebration off to a great start with this ready to go KWL! A KWL is a quick and easy way to help your students focus on the topic at hand and makes it easy for you to assess your students’ prior knowledge and determine what they have (Continue reading…)

Trees KWL – Two Graphic Organizers for Tree Unit Study

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Get your tree unit off to a great start with this ready to go KWL! A KWL is a quick and easy way to help your students focus on the topic at hand and makes it easy for you to assess your students’ prior knowledge and determine what they have learned. These easy-to-use graphic organizers (Continue reading…)

FREE Spring Sentence Scramble Activity – Differentiated Literacy Center for Multiple Grade Levels

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Early elementary students usually enjoy doing sentence scrambles. It’s kind of like a puzzle and a writing exercise in one! The students will sort the set of six cards to make a sentence and then record the sentence on their sheet. The recording sheet is provided in both color and black/white. There are four different (Continue reading…)

Flowers and Plants Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Board, Games, Circle Time

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Flowers and Plants Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to (Continue reading…)