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Grammar Cheat Sheet
This is a handy reference sheet of grammar terms and examples for teachers to give to their students as a reference.
Students can use the Grammar Sorting Sheet with the Grammar Cheat Sheet as they sort any set of words from any piece of book, text, poem, or content reading material.
7 Syllable Types
The 7 types of syllables occur in all words of our English language. When students learn the 7 syllable types they are better able to break longer words into chunks. This helps our students decode unknown words as well assists with spelling.
Subjects and Predicates
*56-complete subject slips with solid borders (with an option of two levels-“H” and “L”)
*56-complete predicate slips with dotted line borders (with an option of two levels-“H” and “L”)
(The “H” slips (higher) may have helping verbs, infinitives, or conjugations of the verb “to be”)
*1-worksheet for combining the subjects and predicates to create complete sentences
*A list of activities for utilizing Subject and Predicate Slips
Sight Word Assessment
Assess your student’s knowledge of the Dolch 220 sight words with the Make, Take & Teach sight word assessment. Assessment materials, directions for administration, student recording forms and progress monitoring graphs are included. Knowing which words your student(s) already knows allows you to differentiate your instruction. Grades: K-2nd
Sight Words PowerPoint
Do your students need more practice and exposure to their sight words? Of course they do! Take a few moments every day to practice your sight words.
My Letter Poems
These poems can be used as as a nightly homework packet for English Language Learners. The directions are clear so that parents can help with letter recognition even if they do not speak or read in English. If you do not want to use it as homework, just remove page 2. Fundations lines are for students to practice writing their names. Subjects: Reading, ESL , Poetry . Grades: PreK-K
Cause and Effect
Enjoy these free Cause and Effect partner matching cards from Book Buddies. A fun and effective way to introduce Cause and Effect as a literacy center matching game, warm-up, or for choosing partners anytime. “Mismatching” Cause and Effect cards is a a fun brain break for literacy center time.