literacy centers Archives - Elementary Education

20 Free Word Work Activities You Can Do With Any List

I spent way more time than I’d like to admit making word work activities from scratch for every single unit. Every time I introduced new word lists or phonics skills to my students, I’d create or buy new worksheets and games. It just wasn’t sustainable. Thankfully, by now I’ve long…

Our Furry Reading Friends

  How do you encourage your students to practice reading aloud without feeling silly, getting off-task, or feeling shy? Perhaps one of my favorite additions ever to the classroom, is the solution to this everlasting problem. Beanie Babies. Yes, those ridiculously overpriced, lovable plush animals have brought such a ray…