If you teach preschool, Pre-K or Kindergarten then you already know the importance of teaching the letters of the alphabet. Our kids are learning to recognize the shape that represents each letter, name the shape, write the shape and connect the sound that each shape represents. Phew! That's a lot of brain activity that goes into just learning one letter. Repetition is key to helping our ... Read More about Amazing Alphabet Activities!
From letter recognition to letter names and sounds teaching the alphabet to our youngest learners requires a lot of repetition and practice. Gone are the days of memorization alone. We know our students learn best when they are engaged and having fun. Using interactive craft activities helps engage students in learning and mastering letters of the alphabet. I am so excited to share with you some ... Read More about Fun Activities for Teaching the Alphabet
Learning the alphabet is a big part of kindergarten. Students are being introduced to concepts that have to do with letters, their sounds, how to write them, and more. An alphabet chart is a great place to start, but having engaging alphabet activities at your fingertips is a great way to get students to actually absorb this essential concept! Adding your hands-on alphabet activities to centers is ... Read More about Letter of the Week Alphabet Center Activities
Have you experienced this before: "Ooooooohhhhhhh, you just teach the ABC's" usually made complete with a little eye roll or a small chuckle that instantly makes you feel like your job is quite inferior to whoever is talking to you? Well, let me tell you this - you are not inferior and there is no such thing as 'just the ABC's!' Without the letters of the alphabet there would be no reading, no ... Read More about Alphabet Anchor Charts: Teaching Letters Made Easy!
If you have found this post, chances are you are a first grade teacher using the HMH Into Reading curriculum. I'm so excited to share with you a variety of supplemental resources and activities that will make teaching the HMH Into Reading first grade curriculum fun and easy. It will save you time because you will have everything you need right at your fingertips. AND. . . most importantly, it ... Read More about Everything You Need to Teach HMH Into Reading for First Grade