Thursday, October 18, 2012

Batty for Literacy Centers and a FREEBIE!

Hey everyone! I am excited to about this post! Sometimes as teachers we get SO busy, we don't get to "plan ahead"! Well I am gearing up for "Bat Week"! Some of us do not celebrate Halloween in our classrooms and so bat week is a great way to tie into the season :) I just go by what my students backgrounds are  and then determine if I will recognize Halloween. 

I am so excited about all of the things I was able to pull together. 

First off, I created this little mini packet to tie  Bat Week together!! As you know I LOVE, *Skill* Based Literacy Centers! But I also like for the *Skills* to correlate with our *Theme*! So I combine *Skill and Themed Based Literacy Centers*!!!

Here is the unit I came up with:
This mini packet includes 3 Bat Themed Literacy Centers and 4 Printables!

*Batty for ABC Order- Students arrange the short vowel cards in ABC Order (1 Printable)
*Batty for Blends- Students read the cards and then sort them onto the correct mat ( 3 Printables)
*Batty for Sight Words- A Sight Word Game


You can check it out HERE!! For Today and Tomorrow ONLY--- it's $2.00!!!

Some other resources I am using: 

I am using Caitlin from the wonderful Kindergarten Smiles 
I love this because I am able to differentiate  instruction. Some first graders still need help with those letter sounds, so this is a great tool!

Another GREAT Resource is from Erica Bohrer! I am in *LOVE* With her newest packet! Batty-for-Bats is SO user friendly. She does a great job with examples of how you can use the packet in a variety of ways. I also love how the packet uses higher order thinking skills. This is probably one of my favorite packets out there right now!



A few FREEBIES to check out :



Some other *GREAT* Seasonal Resources: 


Thank you so much for  stopping by my blog! Here is a Math FREEBIE! Click the word "Freebie" To download your file! What a great way to practice doubles facts! This is great for those fast finishers, or in small group instruction :)




Till Next Time






6 comments:

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  2. Thanks for gathering all those bat units for us and thanks for the freebie! I'll be able to use it with my 2nd graders this week!
    Nicole
    Teaching With Style

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  3. Thank you for these great "batty" freebies! I just found your blog and I am now following you. I would love for you to stop by my blog when you get a chance and pick up some freebies for yourself!
    Patti:)
    A Series of 3rd Grade Events

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  4. Added this to my wish list for next year! Thanks for sharing!

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