First grade is an exciting time of transition for your little ones! To help you have the best year ever, we’ve scoured our own WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! and the Web for the best tips and ideas for this special grade.
This file bin could be a great way to keep you organized and prevent papers from being scattered all over your desk. As a busy teacher already, you would have to keep up with this to keep your bin from overflowing, causing an even bigger unorganized mess.
This list has my favorite books to read with students to explore growth mindset concepts, and connect the idea of growth mindset to real experiences. Plus lots of other ideas to create a Growth Mindset classroom, and free growth mindset notes to dowload!
Transition words for narrative writing are different than those used for expository writing. I would do a mini lesson on narrative transition words, and I would have students keep this in their writing folders as a reference source.
Opinion sentence starters- I would create a chart displaying these sentence starters for opinion writing pieces, then refer to these when modeling how to write an opinion piece. Students could use these to start their opinion writing piece.
Looks fun: A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from