Facilitate a love of language in students in grades K–2 with Sight Word Stories! This 64-page book develops fluency, increases motivation, and boosts reading test scores by introducing students to more than 70 sight words and 40 easy-to-read words in these reproducible storybooks. The book includes 25 eight-page stories, more than 110 flash cards, and extension activities. It supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
Enrich language and literacy skills with special-education students and/or English Language Learners in grades PK–K using Sign Language Fun in the Early Childhood Classroom! This 64-page book helps students improve verbal communication, visual discrimination, spatial memory, and early reading skills. The multisensory approach helps all students (with and without special needs) improve language and literacy skills. This book does not require previous experience with American Sign Language, and it includes teaching suggestions, games, activities, songs, rhymes, literature recommendations, and reproducible sign language cards. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
Demonstrate how wonderful words can be for special-education students and/or English Language Learners in grades K–3 using The Best Sight Word Book Ever! This 384-page resource includes reproducible word-wall cards and a reproducible 6-page activity booklet for each of 170 sight words. The lessons help students build strong sight-word identification skills and improve comprehension and fluency with rainbow writing, tracing and printing, word building, word pyramids, word blending, missing letters, and a variety of word and letter puzzles. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
Instill a love of language in English Language Learners in grades 1–2 using Reading Sight Words in Context. This 160-page book uses engaging poems and short stories to help students recognize certain critical words instantly and become successful readers. This resource includes reproducible activities, games, and follow-up ideas that focus on common sight words that form the building blocks on which sentences are created. The book supports NCTE standards.
Encourage a love of learning in students in grades PK–1 with Early Learning Thematic Lesson Plans! This 160-page resource engages young learners with 32 weekly themes and more than 600 developmentally appropriate activities. All of the research, planning, and scheduling has already been done. Just open the book, choose a theme, and start teaching! The book includes morning circle activities, a guide to children's literature, and integrated activities. This book supports NCTE, NCTM, NCSS, and NAEYC standards.
Facilitate a love of language in children of all ages with Building Essential Vocabulary! This 96-page book includes more than 400 reproducible photo cards, games, puzzles, and activities that provide vocabulary instruction. The activities cover themes such as actions, colors, shapes, clothing, food, everyday objects, school tools, people, careers, toys, and family. This book is great for classroom activities as well as study and practice at home. The book supports NCTE, NAEYC, and NCTM standards.
Facilitate literacy in special-education learners in grades PK–K using Early Literacy Intervention Activities. This 160-page book provides teachers with activities that boost 11 proven literacy skills and intervention strategies. In addition, the book discusses four important interventions, covering early and special-education literacy in great detail.
A must-have resource for all teachers who have handwriting classes, this fabulous book includes lessons for teaching the correct handwriting style to both right- and left-handed students! Left-handed children will learn how to maintain good posture, align their paper, properly grasp a pencil, write at a natural slant, and position their arm, wrist, and hand correctly. It includes effective teaching tips and techniques, assessment and handwriting skills, sensory integration activities, specific strategies for left-handed students, and handwriting suggestions for struggling students as well as special learners.
Build basic skills through sign language with special-education learners in grades PK–K using Sing, Sign, and Learn! This 64-page resource teaches more than 230 American Sign Language signs through 25 songs. Build language and literacy skills and motivate young learners through their desire for constant movement while providing an atmosphere of play and fun. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
Facilitate literacy in students in grades PK–1 using Participation Stories. This 64-page book reaches auditory, kinesthetic, and visual learners with storytelling. This resource includes everything teachers need to present the stories in three different ways (traditional, participation, and prop). Stories include traditional tales, folk tales, original tales, tales from other countries, and tales in rhyme. Sidebars on each page connect stories to basic language concepts. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.