Book Clubs in 1st Grade

I am here today to tell you all about how I help my advanced readers to dig deeper into books independently!
I have a small group of about 4 kiddos who have consistently been reading above grade level all year. They cam to me already proficient at decoding and reading for meaning. In January, I decided it would be a great time to get them started in a little book club. (This is just what I call it because it’s easy for my kids to understand the terminology. And they were super excited about it being a ‘club’. You can call it anything you want to! Book club, literacy circle, literacy club, book talk, etc.)

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Happy New Year: A Math & Literacy Unit

Hello friends! I am here today to show you my Happy New Year: A Math & Literacy Unit for 1st Grade! :) I created this last year, but I added a ton of updates to it recently. Check out the pages below OR head over to my TPT store and download the preview that shows you EVERY page! In my TPT store you will also find a FREEBIE of this product so that you can try a few pages out before you buy!

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What Books Are You Reading This Month?

As I was getting ready to lesson plan, I pulled out all of my holiday books and I wanted to share them with you. I absolutely love learning about new books to read with my kids- especially during the holidays! I feel like my kids have already heard a lot of my go-to books from home or going to the library. I know they don’t mind listening to old favorites, but it’s also fun to introduce them to a book they’ve never heard before! :)

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A Peek at My Week/Fall Print & Practice

Y’all, I have a 3 day weekend this weekend and it was awesome! I’ve gotten caught up on a LOT of blogs and I’ve been able to create some great stuff to use with my kids this week. :) Check out my visual lesson plans below and you’ll see what we will be up to!

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