How to Create Smart Literacy Centers that Last All Year
Literacy centers can be a blessing or a pain. I think it all hinges on the design, organization and effectiveness behind them that makes a difference. This is my philosophy on how to create literacy centers that are smart for me, the teacher, and effective for my kindergarten students
Literacy Centers Made EASY
Hands down, the EASIEST and most engaging way to organize and manage elementary literacy centers!
Get this FREE literacy center! Students use the different parts to create a sentence. There are parts that make up sentences that make sense, but students can also make silly sentences. Students can use these during word work or literacy centers to build fluency and practice building sentences.
Differentiate literacy centers for your students! Increase engagement and the level of focus in your students by providing them with literacy stations at their independent level.
Writing Center: Build-A-Story
With 27,000 story combinations you'll never hear, "I don't know what to write about" again! Build-A-Story Writing Center by Teacher Gems.
5 Favorite Literacy Centers
5 MUST TRY Literacy Centers for first and 2nd grade classrooms. From organization to phonics practice and word work, these center routines cover all the bases! Check out the FREE printables you can use in tomorrow's lessons too!
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FREE Differentiated Reading Passage for first grade, This free reading comprehension passage can be used for reading interventions, literacy centers, homework, and guided reading groups in your 1st grade classroom!
Compound Word Game. This Compound Words Printables and Activities Pack is designed for First and Second Grade students. There are 22 printables in total and 2 games for literacy centers/stations! The games are diverse in their difficulty so that you can cater for all the abilities in your classroom.
Literacy Centers Made EASY
For the past five years, I’ve been using the same “menu” format for Literacy Centers and have modified it as I’ve taught first, second, and third grade. Prior to that, I…
Fun and helpful sight word activities! Includes many hands on highly engaging sight word ideas!!
32 Free pics for sorting consonant digraphs! Works great for small groups or literacy centers.
Inspiring Literacy Centre Ideas
Literacy Centre Ideas - activities and printables perfect for use with 5-7 year old children to help develop their early literacy skills | you clever monkey
CVC Sound Boxes
Free CVC Sound Boxes! What a fun way to practice sounding out CVC words. I love that you can use them with dry erase markers or alphabet magnets. Great literacy center for kindergarten or first grade. (affiliate)
How to Differentiate Word Work and Engage Your Students
Looking for word work ideas? The centers in this blog post are easy to set up and will work with ANY word list all year long!
Literacy Centers Choice Boards - 3rd Grade, 4th & More
Literacy Centers that will make your life easier! Included are 12 Monthly literacy choice boards focusing on different activities for your students to do monthly/ weekly in word work, writing, and reading. The great option about this packet is that I included the homework title option if you choose to allow students to do these activities for homework. Students will enjoy the options for showing their growth in learning accountability in literacy centers!