Phonemic Awareness - Segmenting Sounds This "Sweet Sounds" phoneme segmentation activity is a fun way for your students to practice segmenting (and blending) words with three or four phonemes. | phonemic awareness activites | word blends | blending sounds | teaching readings | struggling readers | teaching phonics | word sounds | reading activities | reading kindergarten
A great beginning of the year activity to get to know your students! This would make a great activity for the first week of school or as something to showcase on Open House / Back to School night! You are learning about your students and they get to learn more about each other! It's also a creative way for students to set goals, express their favorites, and have something to look back on for their school year in your grade.
Making New Students Feel Welcome in Your Classroom | Scholastic.com. I am currently mentoring a first year teacher in my building, Jaslyn Carter. She was recently informed that she would be receiving a new student. During our regularly scheduled weekly meetings, she mentioned this and was wondering how to make the transition not only easier for the new child, but for her class as well. Her inquiry made me pause for a moment. If she was wondering about this, were there others who needed some dire
Each year, I have my middle school students make a Welcome to Middle School book for the upcoming middle school students. This writing activity is designed to introduce those new students to middle school through the eyes of kids their age. Your students will write a letter, poems, lists for surviving middle school, and other helpful tips. The students who make the book love doing it, and the students who receive the book feel important and love reading about the next grade. $
New Kids on the Block: Welcoming New Students. his year, I had a few kiddos move out right before school started, leaving my head count lower than usual. This means I’ll likely be the first to receive new students. I know I need to prepare some materials and plans for when bright new faces walk into my room (sometimes unannounced!). Use these tips and ideas I’ve gathered to help your new students feel welcome and make your life easier!