Fluency Trees

Fluency Trees

Building students' reading fluency takes practice. Lots and lots of practice. But our pack of fluency trees makes it so easy to take children's reading to the next level by giving kids practice reading the top 100 Dolch and Fry sight words in growing sentences. Grab...

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Fluency Trees

Fluency Trees

Building students’ reading fluency takes practice. Lots and lots of practice.

But this pack of fluency trees makes it so easy to take children’s reading to the next level by giving kids practice reading the top 100 Dolch and Fry sight words in growing sentences.

Print the cards on neon paper to add a fun pop of color and clip them with binder rings to make easy to manage sets.

As a motivating bonus, the set also includes two spinners that challenge kids to read the fluency trees in different voices and emotions. They’re such a simple way to make fluency practice more exciting!

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Subtraction Fact Fluency

Subtraction Fact Fluency

The Subtraction Fact Fluency Pack is filled with motivating ways to practice subtracting 0 to 10. They’re great to use as no prep math centers, games, homework and sub activities.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Subtraction Race // Spin the fact and graph the difference.

–> Roll and Solve // Roll a die and solve a problem from the matching column.

–> Tic Tac Toe // Challenge a partner to solve three facts across, down or diagonally first.

–> Subtraction Color Up // Roll a die and color the matching answer.

DIFFERENTIATING

The activity pack makes it so easy to differentiate for a variety of learners.

Have kids start on their -0 facts and work their way up one page at a time or, for students who are ready for an extra challenge, give them larger problems like -7 or -10. Then have them work on the review pages to cover all of the facts at once.

 

Make it fun to memorize addition facts to 10 with our popular Addition Fact Fluency Pack!

 

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Addition Fact Fluency

Addition Fact Fluency

Addition is the foundation of so many math skills kids learn along the way: fact families, multiplication, algebra... That's why it is so important for children to memorize addition facts by heart. This Fact Fluency Pack is filled with fun ways to practice adding 0 to...

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Addition Fact Fluency

Addition Fact Fluency

The Fact Fluency Pack is filled with motivating ways to practice adding 0 to 10. They’re great to use as no prep math centers and games. It’s the perfect compliment to our Addition Write and Wipe Cards and our Number Bond Pack.

All three fact fluency activities come in 12 different versions: one sheet each for the fact 0+ to 10+ PLUS a review sheet for facts that add up to 10 AND a sheet for all facts 0+ to 10+.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Addition Race // Spin the fact and graph the sum.

–> Roll and Add // Roll a die, write the addend and solve the problem.

–> Connect Four // Challenge a partner to solve four facts in a row first.

 

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Decodable Sight Word Lists 32 Editable Sight Word Games Editable Word Work Activities 15 Editable Word Work Board Games Handwriting Activity Pack Sound Mapping Alphabet & Sight Word Tic-Tac-Toe Bubble Gum Sound Mapping Cookie Word Work Game Digraph and Blends...

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What is the Science of Reading?

What is the Science of Reading?

The science of reading has been ALL the buzz lately, but if you're secretly scratching your head and thinking that you don't REALLY understand what it means yet, don't worry. You're not alone! And I promise this rundown will help break it all down for you. The Reading...

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10 Ways to Help Struggling Readers

10 Ways to Help Struggling Readers

This list of 10 ways to help struggling readers is a great one to bookmark or pin so you can quickly find it again! Since every child's brain is different, every solution can be slightly different too. Having this list handy will make it easier to find a just right...

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14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

Do your kids love bugs and butterflies?! These 14 must-have activities will keep preschoolers and kindergarteners learning and engaged for weeks.  Practice alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, addition, writing, learn about the butterfly life cycle and so. much....

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Making Ten Flower Coverall

Making Ten Flower Coverall

Making ten is such an important concept for students because it builds their addition fact fluency and number concept. This playful flower coverall game is such a fun way to practice making ten with the numbers one through nine. Flower Coverall is perfect for spring!...

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St. Patrick’s Verb Tense Cards

St. Patrick’s Verb Tense Cards

Planning a St. Patrick's Day writing center? These free verb tense resource cards help students create greater variety in their writing and the pictures make excellent prompts for choosing what to write about! The cards are aimed at first graders but would also be...

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Spring Ten Frame Subtraction

Spring Ten Frame Subtraction

Sometimes subtraction can be tricky to master, but using familiar tools like ten frames can really boost kids' confidence and make practice fun!  These spring ten frame subtraction printables are a great way to work on subtraction within 10 in a hands-on,...

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First Grade Centers

First Grade Centers

If you’re looking for first grade centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite first grade...

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Kindergarten Centers

Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite kindergarten...

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Pre-Kindergarten Centers

Pre-Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for pre-kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite...

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Free Sight Word Games

Free Sight Word Games

These easy-to-follow sight word games are a motivating alternative to drilling flashcards. They make super fun literacy centers, word work stations or homeschool activities. Sight words make up a HUGE percentage of the text kids read, so memorizing them is a great way...

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Magic Heart Sight Words Activity

Magic Heart Sight Words Activity

Since sight words are the most common words written, memorizing them helps kids increase their reading fluency in a jiffy. That's why we love coming up with fun sight word games for kids! Whether you're on the hunt for a playful Valentine's Day literacy center, word...

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Thanksgiving Book

Thanksgiving Book

If you're looking for a fun little Thanksgiving book, we've got you covered! Kids will love reading about these yummy Thanksgiving foods! It's the perfect complement to our Thanksgiving Activity Pack. For more reading fun, check out our Emergent Readers Bundle!...

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Lesson Planning Cheat Sheets

Lesson Planning Cheat Sheets

Do some of your students struggle to read but you're not sure how to help? If you've ever wished you had an easy lesson planning cheat sheet that would help you pick "just right" reading lessons, these are for you! Snag your set below and then request an invite to our...

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Sight Word Lists

Sight Word Lists

The first 100 sight words make up about 50% of the text we read. Crazy, isn't it? That's why these handy sight word lists are so helpful - they make it easy for students to keep track of the words they know AND the words they still need to practice. Snag your set...

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Editable Literacy Center Labels

Editable Literacy Center Labels

Whether you use Daily Five, reading groups or something else entirely, these editable literacy center labels make it *so easy* to customize a station rotation that's a perfect fit for your classroom. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!  Then,...

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Magic E Centers

Magic E Centers

These playful magic E centers make it fun for kids to learn the bossy E rule. They’ll love playing the games so much that they won’t even realize they’re learning!

And to make it easy for you to differentiate, the bundle includes centers focusing on just one long vowel at a time (long A words, for instance) PLUS activities combining multiple vowels at once so you can stretch students who are ready for more challenge.

Check out all of the fun included in this Magic E pack below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND

This mega bundle includes 45 Magic E centers:

–> 11 long A centers including clip cards, board games, pocket chart hide and seek and puzzles

–> 11 long I centers including color by word family sheets, roll and graph games and board games

–> 8 long O centers including say and spell cards, puzzles, a flip and write game and board games

–> 9 long U centers including I spy, pocket chart hide and seek and board games

–> Motivating games and sorts combining multiple vowels at once

–> And colorful posters highlighting common words with each vowel

 

The centers are great to use as literacy centers, guided reading activities or word work stations!

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Our Instagram Reel

Our Instagram Reel

Welcome Instagram friends! This is the place to find all of our latest posts in one spot. Simply scroll down and click on the activity you're searching for - our newest posts are on top. Spring STEM Challenges in our shop // on Teachers Pay Teachers 3D Shape Puzzles...

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Little Books to Read and Match

Little Books to Read and Match

Little books are a novel way to encourage reading for meaning and reading for fun! Children will love making their own books, then "getting to work." These little books are great to use at school or at home, as the basis of an extended activity or just a quick...

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Word Family Activity Pack

Word Family Activity Pack

Teaching kids how to read and write word families increases their reading fluency by showing them spelling patterns in words. These hands-on, motivating games and no prep activities make memorizing the most common word families uber fun for kids. The activity pack is...

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Creative Writing Prompts

Creative Writing Prompts

These creative writing prompts will help your child develop writing fluency by reducing the stress some kids feel towards spelling, and by reducing the time some take just deciding what to write about! The creative writing prompts help children develop self-confidence...

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10 Early Reader Books for Girls

10 Early Reader Books for Girls

Looking for guided reading books your girls will love?! This packet includes 10 girl-friendly easy reader books, reading pointers and pocket chart cards about girls’ favorite things: princesses, rainbows, dress up and more.

The packet includes five DRA level A books to use with very new readers plus five DRA level B books for more experienced readers.

For teachers, the set makes great guided reading books. For families, they’re an easy way to increase new readers’ fluency.

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

 

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10 Early Reader Books for Boys

10 Early Reader Books for Boys

Looking for guided reading books your boys will love?! This packet includes 10 boy-friendly easy reader books, reading pointers and pocket chart cards about boys’ favorite things: monsters, dinosaurs, race cars and more.

The packet includes five DRA level A books to use with very new readers and five DRA level B books.

For teachers, the set makes great guided reading books. For families, they’re an easy way to increase new readers’ fluency.

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

 

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Word Work Bundle

Word Work Bundle

BUNDLE AND SAVE! Add HUNDREDS of motivating word work stations to your collection so you can easily differentiate your literacy centers for a variety of reading levels. Print one center for students who are practice letter sounds, pull another center for kids who are working on blends…

The Word Work Bundle includes ALL of my phonics and sight word packs… including all of the EDITABLE ones… so you have everything you need in one spot.

It’s tailor-made for preschool, kindergarten and first grade teachers.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

The MEGA bundle includes 450+ centers practicing sight words and phonics skills:

–> Rhyming

–> Syllable segmenting

–> Names

–> Alphabet letter names and sounds

–> Beginning sounds

–> Short vowels

–> CVC words

–> Beginning digraphs

–> Ending digraphs

–> Beginning blends

–> Ending blends

–> Vowel teams

–> Magic E words

–> Diphthongs

–> R-controlled vowels

–> Compound words

–> Sight Words

–> Reading fluency

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Sight Word Pancakes

Sight Word Pancakes

This fun, hands-on sight word game helps kids memorize common words so that they can increase their reading fluency. This sight word game is easy to set up and great for building  a new reader's confidence. It's the perfect complement to our super popular EDITABLE...

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