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a phonics unit: “y” ending replaced with “ies”

I had one little girl say to me this week: Mrs. Lindsey, this is my favorite-est characters you have made!  I designed this unit to teach my students about “y” ending plural words. For Example: baby –> babies After creating these letter characters, I told my students that poor old “Y”

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Mr. Fly! (Long /i/ Sound Spelled “Y”)

Raise your hand if you love Fly Guy!! My students are nuts about this little character and these books don’t stay on our book shelves for long. Fly Guy books are great for teaching about the long /i/ sound spelled ‘Y’ (For example: fly, sky, my). Last week we learned

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When Do You Double the Final Consonant?

We have been learning a lot about word endings lately (-ed and -ing).  Last week, one of my students asked…  “Mrs. Erickson, why do some words double the letter?”   For example: run –> running swim –> swimming skip –> skipped To teach my students the rule for doubling the final

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all about nouns: a language arts unit

This unit was a lot of fun to create and I can’t wait to use it with my students! Clipart By: JW Illustrations And… because you all are so wonderful… I want to give you a freebie! This is a mini book (and the freebie): I love mini books (and so

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sup-ER-hero unit is posted!

This unit might just be my favorite one so far… Clipart By: JW Illustrations This unit is designed to teach students about “-er” and “-est” word endings. You can get 10% OFF all items from TpT through this Saturday, April 9th!  Use Promo Code: A3F9D

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sup-ER-heroes (a phonics unit) giveaway! – CLOSED

Have I mentioned before how much I am L.O.V.I.N.G. my Spring Break? Relaxing and hanging out in my PJs all day has inspired me to create these little superheroes: These guys will help teach my students about adding “-er” and “-est” to the end of words. The actual superheroes are “-er” because they are

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doubles addition: an easter themed unit

When I return from Spring Break, I want to focus on Doubles Addition with my students. Of course my students know how to do addition, but I want them to have their facts memorized by the end of the year. Teaching doubles addition will help my students recall other addition

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clowning around (teaching ou & ow)

Last week we learned about the letter pairs “ou” and ow” (example: found, clown).  My students had a lot of fun with these clown activities and they loved the silly clown posters! You can purchase this unit at my TpT store. I am one lucky girl. I work at a really great

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Inflectional Word Endings (-ed, -ing)

Last week we learned about word endings (-s, -ed, -ing). My students had a lot of fun with these activities and they loved the “ed” and “ing” posters I made for them. The “-ing” poster has young kids on it, because when words end with “-ing” it means it is

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we are family!

My students are loving my Fact Family Unit! It makes sense to them. I can see the “light bulb” turn on! I also incoporated a great idea I got from a Jodi at Fun in First! I made number necklaces to go along with each page in the Fact Family Workbook.

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!