I've heard from many teachers in my kindergarten teacher Facebook community that teaching CVCe words in kindergarten is an essential part of their literacy curriculum. Whether you call it the magic e, silent e, or sneaky e, these tips and ... Read More about Tips for Teaching CVCe Words in Kindergarten
An essential part of literacy instruction in kindergarten is word work. Word work allows students to practice applying the phonemic awareness, phonics, and sight word skills they've been learning during their lessons. In order to keep ... Read More about 8 Activities to Make Word Work More Fun
Be sure to grab your free editable sight word choice boards in this blog post. Read on for many different ideas for using the free printables. It's no secret that along with learning letter names and sounds, learning sight words is next on ... Read More about Free Editable Sight Word Choice Boards for Kindergarten
When learning sight words, repetition is the key to fluency. We want our students to be able to read smoothly, without a lot of pauses. Since sight words make up majority of text we read and write, these little words are a big part of ... Read More about Fun Sight Word Activities for Kindergarten
Nouns are one of the first "official" parts of speech we teach in Kindergarten. Most kindergarteners have never heard of the term noun. When introducing your nouns activities for Kindergarten, you might ask your class "what is a noun?" and ... Read More about Nouns Activities for Kindergarten
When young readers are ready to tackle putting together their very first words, the simplest way to begin is with CVC words. It’s an exciting time when students make the transition from recognizing and identifying letters and associating ... Read More about CVC Words: What Are They and Why Are They Important?