Differentiated Kindergarten

Collection by Heather Pendleton

Heather Pendleton
Also have a tub of objects on table and do not have pictures of A objects below so they find the right items Alphabet play dough mats. Easy for beginning kindergarten because the letters on mat look like real play dough "snakes". Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Literacy, Preschool Learning, Kindergarten Classroom, Early Learning, Learning Spanish, Early Literacy, Literacy Centers, Letter Activities

Alphabet Playdough Mats

Alphabet play dough mats. Easy for beginning kindergarten because the letters on mat look like real play dough "snakes".

Preschool Letters - play dough mats with correct letter formation. Great for fine motor skills and learning to write letters correctly. Preschool Letters, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Preschool Learning, Preschool Activities, Letter E Activities, Classroom Activities, Toddler Activities, Learning To Write

Preschool Letter E - In My World

We started out Preschool Letter of the Week E with an alphabet pinwheel. I would have liked to start with our beginning sounds basket, but all I could find in our house were eggs and envelopes…. and I wasn’t sure whether filling a frail basket with some eggs for a preschooler to handle would have …

Included are 150 pages for RTI Letter Recognition and Sound Correspondence. Use the activities in this pack for small group, RTI, centers, or homework. Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Preschool Homework, Guided Reading, Learning Letters, Kids Learning, Literacy Activities

RTI Letter Recognition and Sound Correspondence

Included are 150 pages for RTI Letter Recognition and Sound Correspondence. Use the activities in this pack for small group, RTI, centers, or homework. I have some kids ready to read in my Kindergarten class; however, I also have a group of students that still need extra help learning the alphabet (letters and sounds). If you are in the same boat as I am… I think you will really benefit from this pack! Teacher book, little reader, cards, student sheets, sorting labels plus more.. ---Alma…

Pocketful of Centers: Math Center Time Savers Packet---make for guided math Math Classroom, Kindergarten Math, Teaching Math, Teaching Spanish, Classroom Ideas, Math Resources, Math Activities, Math Worksheets, Math Games

Math Centers Time Savers - Distance Learning

Math Center Time Savers {Pre-K & Kdg} - Pocketful of Centers - TeachersPayTeachers.com

 - Reading activities: phonemic awareness, digraphs, and more. Can be used in small group instruction and then set up as a literacy center. Reading Lessons, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Literacy Activities, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Literacy Centers

R.T.I. - Reading

Are you finished with your beginning of the year assessments yet? Do you feel all tested out? Now that you know where your class is academically, it is time to begin planning for ways to help them. First and second grade teachers, I just revised my Reading Tips & Tidbits packet. The activities in this packet would work on those skills that your students need. Letter shuffle is an activity that can be used many different ways. Student puts the letter(s) in their Letter Sounds personal pocket…

This webpage has lots of links of ESL resources. The activities are aimed towards kindergarten. They contain online games, classroom games, songs, worksheets, and more. Esl Resources, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Homeschooling Resources, Teacher Tips, Teaching Tools, Classroom Games, Classroom Layout, Autism Classroom

ESL Activities for Kindergarteners

Teaching ESL to kindergartners can be challenging. Many children at the age of five or six are just beginning to become comfortable with one language. Introducing a new language, especially one as complex as English, can thus be difficult.However, studies suggest that children learn languages better than adults, and so children may be able to excel at their ESL studies when they begin in kindergarten. Here are some resources to find tips and activities to help make learning fun and to…

 Wills Kindergarten: Response to Intervention-Link UP! Intervention Specialist, Response To Intervention, Reading Intervention, No Response, Reading Specialist, Behavior Interventions, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading

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A few weeks ago, I swung my car into the parking lot of Circle K to grab an iced tea after seeing the AMAZING Pat Quinn's RTI conference. I soon realized that I was getting strange

 It was initially designed with kindergarten RTI in mind, specifically to meet the needs of students struggling with letter recognition and identification. This meets kindergarten - Alphabet Kindergarten, Kindergarten Activities, Letter Recognition Kindergarten, Preschool, Reading Intervention Kindergarten, Teaching Letters, Literacy Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas

Kindergarten RTI: Intervention Activities | Alphabet ELA Distance Learning

Kindergarten RTI: Letter Recognition & Identification - Babbling Abby - TeachersPayTeachers.com

This lesson planning and classroom survival For funny survival tips seems entirely amazing, must keep this in mind the very next time I've a little bit of bucks saved up. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Style, Teaching Methods, Guided Reading, Lesson Plan Format

The 2 Teaching Divas

Great pack with all kinds of activities to learn about Martin Luther King Jr! Included you will find: MLK KWL chart, MLK Peekover, I have a dream, MLK facts, Martin and Me venn diagram, MLK fact sheet, What Peace Means to Me, Who was MLK, MLK mini-reader, timeline, MLK pennant, teaching diversity egg activity, and Following in Dr. King's footsteps. Please contact me with any questions. Samples of Peekover are included in the pack! Get your own copy RIGHT HERE!!

Social Stories Bundle Social Stories for Students with Special Needs} Social Skills Autism, Teaching Social Skills, School Social Work, Social Thinking, Social Stories, School Psychology, Health Education, Mental Health, Special Needs

Social Stories for Special Education: Volume 1

Social Stories Bundle! Including stories for Fire Drill, Asking someone to Play, Lunch, Working in Groups, Safe Body, and many more!

The Inspired Apple: Kindergarten RTI: Breaking It Down Speech Language Therapy, Speech And Language, Language Arts, Kindergarten Literacy, Literacy Activities, School Fun, School Stuff, School Ideas, Teaching Letters


Happy Saturday, all! I had a great week and my observation went smashingly. Today, I’m going to break down my 30 minute lesson that I taught this past Monday. I hope it will help y’all with your kinder babies :) As I’ve become more familiar with the purpose of RTI, I feel like I can be more intentional with my instruction and pack the most educational punch into 30 minutes that I can! Seriously, I do A LOT with them in that brief amount of time, so get ready for a crazy, long post! Here we…

A few websites and resources to help you differentiate instruction in a classroom with English Language Learners. {writing, Common Core, and ELL's} English Language Learners, Education English, Teaching English, Language Arts, Ell Students, Esl Lessons, School Psychology, Teaching Kids, College Teaching

WIDA & CCSS lesson planning resources

So - after planning for hours this weekend, and reading Señorita Reina's comment - I am not alone! WooHoo! I know - it sounds crazy ... but many times I think I am the only one experiencing trouble or that has an issue...chances are ... many others have the same issue.. So - I did some blog stalking research today - Here is what I've found.... First up - WIDA blog This blog - by Tammy King - has been up and running for two years. She highlights trainings, ACCESS for ELL's, ed tech, and data…

Inspired by Kindergarten: Behavior Charts: Advice/Comments Welcome! Classroom Behavior Management, Behaviour Management, Behavior Plans, Behavior Tracking, Behavior Interventions, Behaviour Chart, Social Thinking, Beginning Of School, Kindergarten Classroom

Behavior Charts: Advice/Comments Welcome!

I question my methods often, as I think all good educators should. So, if you have a minute please read this LONG post and leave some honest feedback and advice on what works for YOU. Last year was a tough one (behaviorally) in my classroom. I felt I had more defiance, anger and "issues" come up than I ever have before. Actually it seems every year gets a little tougher. I've taught for 14 years and in the last 2 years I've had to chase down runaway kids, been spit at, screamed at, scratched…