Category Archives: Language Arts and Literacy

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

Spring Sentence Scramble Literacy Activity

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…)

America Literacy Pack – 23 Centers and Activities for Patriotic Holidays

America Literacy Pack 23 Centers and Activities for Patriotic Holidays

This literacy pack celebrates America with 23 centers and activities. Perfect for your students who need hands-on learning and not just another worksheet. The pack is designed primarily for first grade, but could also work in kindergarten or second grade depending on student ability. All student sheets are provided in both color and black/white. This (Continue reading…)

Syllable Sort and Count – Literacy Activity with One, Two and Three Syllables

Syllable Sort and Count Literacy Activity with One, Two and Three Syllables

Students will determine if the words on the cards have one, two or three syllables. They will then record the answers on the student sheet in the appropriate columns. This is the perfect activity for students who need a hands-on, engaging activity instead of a worksheet. The student pages are provided in both color and (Continue reading…)

Noun or Verb Literacy Activity – Sort and record the nouns and verbs

Noun or Verb Literacy Activity Sort and record the nouns and verbs

Students will sort the cards into two groups (nouns and verbs). They will then record their answers on student answer sheet, writing each word in either the noun or verb column. This is the perfect activity for students who need a hands-on, engaging activity instead of a plain worksheet. The student pages are provided in (Continue reading…)

Spring Literacy and Math Pack – 19 Centers and Activities for Reading, Writing, and Math

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This spring-themed mega pack is full of 19 centers and activities that include reading, writing and math topics. The two parts of this pack are also available separately in my Spring Literacy Pack and Spring Math Pack. (But you save money if you buy them together!) All of the student sheets are provided in both (Continue reading…)

How I Teach Language Arts – Relaxed Homeschooling in the Early Elementary Years Series

Relaxed Homeschooling in the Early Elementary Years Language Arts

I almost feel like it is dishonest to say how I teach language arts because I sometimes feel like I haven’t. I have facilitated a lot of learning. If there is any area where I feel like I’ve really embraced a relaxed approach to homeschooling and can see how well it can work, it is (Continue reading…)

Christmas Fun Sentence Scramble – Differentiated for multiple grades

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This FREE Christmas Fun Sentence Scramble activity is a great way to reinforce sentence concepts and comprehension. There are TWO sets of cards so teachers and homeschoolers can use the set most appropriate for their students. Set one: Sentence cards have correct capitals and punctuation. Students only need to put words in order and copy (Continue reading…)

December Literacy and Math Pack – 17 Centers and Activities for Christmas

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Ho ho ho! It’s time for some December and Christmas fun! This pack is full of 17 themed math and literacy centers and activities. Lots of ready to use ideas with all sorts of holiday fun and Christmas cheer! These activities are appropriate primarily for First Grade but will also work with Kindergarten and Second (Continue reading…)

November Literacy and Math Pack – 30+ Centers and Activities including Thanksgiving

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This mega-pack is full of 30+ November-themed math and literacy centers and activities! Lots of ready to use ideas with Pilgrims, Indians, pumpkins, colorful leaves, and other November favorites. These activities are appropriate primarily for First Grade but will also work with Kindergarten and Second Grade depending on the ability levels of the students. The (Continue reading…)

FREE Pilgrims Sentence Scramble Activity – Differentiated for multiple grades

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This FREE Pilgrim Sentence Scramble activity is a fun way to reinforce sentence concepts and comprehension. There are TWO sets of cards so teachers and homeschoolers can use the set most appropriate for their students. Set one: Sentence cards have correct capitals and punctuation. Students only need to put words in order and copy onto (Continue reading…)

Scarecrow Writing Prompts Task Cards – 20 Writing Center Activity Cards

Scarecrow Writing Prompts Task Cards for Fall or Autumn

Scarecrows are fun and so are these writing prompts! A collection of 20 different cards, each with a creative writing prompt for your students to choose from. There are four cards per page. Just print, laminate, and you are ready to go!    

November Writing Prompts Task Cards – 84 Cards with Football, Turkey, Thanksgiving and First Thanksgiving Themes

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Your students will love these fun November themed writing prompt task cards. They are grouped into four general topics with four cards per page. Football – 16 cards Turkeys – 16 cards First Thanksgiving – 16 cards Thanksgiving – 36 cards Lots of different kinds of writing prompts with plenty of variety. Just print, laminate (Continue reading…)