Saturday, July 30, 2016

This Little Piggy

I have finished off  some Nursery Rhymes Packs that I have been working on and are  available in my TPT store.

With 30 pages of printables, your life will be made easier by ju st printing off the worksheets you need to teach the lesson. 

Thispack focuses on the following skills or concepts: identifying important events, retell, graphic organizers, vocabulary, illustrations, details, KWL, plot, sequence, descriptions, characters, comprehension, major events, and more! 

With your purchase you will get everything you need to teach the rhyme. 

Your children will be engaged and thinking critically. These printable worksheets can be used for the whole group, small group, guided reading, individualized instruction, differentiated instruction, assessment, and more! 

Included in this download are:
Sequencing 
Important events 
KWL 
Characters, settings, events 
Retelling headbands 
Favorite character 
Retell printable puppets
Descriptive words 
Drawing Details 
Draw & Write about Favorite Part 
Who? What? Where? How? 
Tree map 
Vocabulary work
Retell Necklace 
Character’s Thoughts 
Around the Room vocabulary 

Vocabulary cards are also included! These would be great for labeling, drawing, a pocket chart, and more! 



You can download This Little Piggy free here


These are some of the packs you will find there








Thursday, July 28, 2016

Countries & Summer Games

I found that The Olympic Games are a wonderful opportunity to get the kids excited not only about sports but also learning new words about countries.

I made these packs to introduce and practice some new words for these countries

Included are 14 printable worksheets to help review the vocabulary words your students need to know. 

These pages can be used for homework, review, assessment, enrichment, and more! 

Each of the new words in represented in vocabulary cards that come in color! 

Your children will match pictures and words, fill in the blanks,trace words, find words in a word search, write sentences and more! 

Included with this download are:
Color and write the new words
Trace and color the new words
Write sentences using the new words
Write a list of the new words
Look and write the new words
Solve the code to write the new words
Fill in the boxes to write the new words




You can download it free in my TPT Store


These are some of the countries we will be learning about




 








The Olympic Games


As a teacher of EFL I know my kids need multiple and various exposures to a word before they fully understand that word and can apply it. 

As we are working with The Olympic Games I made some vocabulary packs to introduce, practice and review the new words learnt.


Included are 14 printable worksheets to help review the vocabulary words your students need to know. 

These pages can be used for homework, review, assessment, enrichment, and more! 

Each of the new words in represented in vocabulary cards that come in color! 

Your children will match pictures and words, fill in the blanks,trace words, find words in a word search, write sentences and more! 

Included with this download are:
Color and write the new words
Trace and color the new words
Write sentences using the new words
Write a list of the new words
Look and write the new words
Solve the code to write the new words
Fill in the boxes to write the new words


Monday, May 23, 2016

Hansel and Gretel- FLASH FREEBIE!

New Pack added! Hansel and Gretel


Using this pack children can:
Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
What happened first, second, and third?
Draw and write worksheets about:
The story.
What happens before and after.
My favorite part of the story.
My favorite character.


2, 3, 4, or 6 important events in the story.
Retell the story using the story prompt headbands or necklace.
Use a cootie Catcher game for comprehension.
Retell the story including key details.


Tree, brace, and bubble thinking maps are included to help children link the parts of the story together.
Identify words or phrases in the story. Associate words and pictures.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting or events.
Write and illustrate: Who? Where? What? How?
Write about character traits.


KWL chart (What you know. What you want to know. What you have learned).
Describe the plot of the story.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell familiar stories, including key details using puppets, a necklace or a headband.
Describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts)
Engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding

PLUS
8 word wall cards for vocabulary recognition and follow up worksheets.
You can check it here

Friday, February 12, 2016

Valentines' Day

What can you do to celebrate Valentine's Day with your kids?

Read ‘Lilly’s Chocolate Heart’.
Do chocolate heart ABC hunt.
Make valentines to give to family & friends.
Read a Valentine book.
Paint & make lace-y valentine hearts.
Play valentine BINGO.
Read ‘The Day it Rained Hearts’.
Sstaple strips of paper to make heart garland.
Make cinnamon bun hearts w/pink frosting together!
Read ‘My Heart is Like a Zoo”.
Make animals with heart shapes.
Play with  heart shaped bean bags.
Play red heart sticker card game.
Read‘Sweet Hearts’ by Jan Carr.
Hunt for & paint secret valentine message hearts.
Make valentine pockets.
Make valentine chex mix.

You can download this pack free in my store.


Happy Everything!


Holidays and festivals mean teachable moments for your children.

The school year is full of special celebrations and occasions which can sometimes occur without notice due to the lack of time. But these occasions can be exploited with your kids to enhance the knowledge of your own history, traditions and customs, to help the understanding of other countries’ culture and traditions as well as working contents at the same time.

Help your children celebrate every month with these monthly headbands ready to print and use.

They are great for specific holidays or anytime you want to have some fun with your kids.


These are some possible questions:

What happens in July?

What do we celebrate on..?

Why do we celebrate it?

Why is it important for us?

When is it celebrated?

How was it celebrated?

What is its origin?

Who is remembered? Why?

What did she/he do?

Where and when did he / she do ?


They can look for information about special dates. The project could take the whole school year.


Some of my goals:

To reflect on relevant dates in different countries

To foster understanding of other cultures

To teach the celebrations through the curriculum



What will children learn during each month?

Months of the year

Days of the week

Dates

Cardinal and ordinal numbers

Important people in history

Important events in history

Festivals and traditions

Religious celebrations

Customs

Seasons

Weather

Celebrations

Prepositions of time and place

Tenses

Describing people

Describing places

Questions words

What can they do?

Writing postcards, messages, notes, letters, cards

Speaking and listening about customs

Asking and giving opinions

Expressing preferences

Role playing

They can learn about countries, important people and events in history, festivals and traditions, customs, celebrations around the world while having fun!


Sunday, January 31, 2016

February


What can we do in February?


Put February words in abc order

F is for February and for..

Use the February words to write a story. Draw and colour a picture to go with it.

Use the word February to make new words.

Write words that rhyme with heart

Complete the sentence " I like February because..."

Make a collage using chocolate wrapping paper

Write a message to someone you love

Draw some hearts. Decorate them with glitter

Could you find 3 words that rhyme with love?

What do you know about Saint Valentine?

Why is he famous?

What do people celebrate in Valentine’s day?

How many words beginning with v can you name?

How many words ending with v can you name?

Make a Happy Valentine’s card

Sing your favourite song

What’s your favourite book about Valentine’s day?

Write a loving message for your best friend


Leap Year
What is a leap year?



Groundhog

Who is Punzsutawney Phil?

Write a weather forecast for the next 6 weeks of winter

Have you ever seen a groundhog?

Can you describe it?

Where do they live? Why are they famous for?

"Gr"is for groundhog and for …

What’s the beginning sound of the word shadow?

Can you think more words that begin like shadow?


Mardi Gras carnival

What is a carnival?

Do you celebrate Mardi Gras in your country? How?

Do you celebrate carnivals? When?

Describe a carnival in your country

What is a parade?

What is your favourite disguise?




Dental month

Write about why is important to take care of your teeth.

Do you clean your teeth?

How often?



Presidents

If you were the president, what would you change about your country?