Great way to teach reading with word family eggs. On each egg, write the initial and final sounds with sharpie marker. Students can twist the egg to create new words that start or end with their sound.
Create a turn-in bin with clothespins that are labeled with each student’s name. When a student turns in their assignment, they can turn the clothespin over, giving you an easy way to keep track of who has completed their work.
Self-Assessment Strategy- students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.
(via Team Vs First Grade Fun: Im Done Cups) Students pick a stick from the Im Done cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.