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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Daily Language Check #61-90

Here is the next installment of the Daily Language Checks! There are 30 passages that are engaging to the students and sure to grab their interest. Each Daily Language Check has a passage on an interesting topic followed by five questions--one for each cluster on the CST. This is a great way to provide the students with quick and easy practiceon the important skills tested on the CST in the Spring.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Name Tag

This is a great desk name tag. It is available in both full color as well as in black and white. The black and white one is fabulous for the students to color and take home to have as a handy reference. It can also be laminated and kept on the students' desk or in their work folders.

The name tag has the usual items:  alphabet, number line, place to write the student's name, number words, and color words. It also includes items often asked on standardized test:  fractions, solid figures and their names, and even and odd numbers.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Parts of Speech: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Pronouns

Need help teaching the parts of speech--nouns, verbs, adjectives, and pronouns? Then this is the packet you need! There are a plethora of activities, worksheets, and games to help students learn to identify and use these four important parts of speech. There is also a 20 question packet. All questions are in standardized test format, and, of course, an answer key is provided!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Daily Language Check

Daily Language Check is a great way for the students to practice important skills for the CST (or any state test given in the Spring. Each page has an engaging passage on a topic that is sure to capture the students' interests. There are also five question (one for each cluster) about the topic. While this packet is geared to 2nd graders, it is also ideal for high-achieving first graders, third and fourth graders who need to review the skills or need extra support, and for home-schoolers, too!  Currently, there are two packets available--#1-30 and #31-60. Make sure to check out these fabulous packets! Below are some sample pages from both Daily Language Checks!