We can’t be more excited to share our September Centers with you! You will find a variety of phonics, language, vocabulary, and listening & speaking activities with these September centers. We provided a great review of essential kindergarten skills, and a solid start to first grade skills. These centers will be beneficial to any first grade classroom!
Clip a Syllable
Practice syllables using these clip cards. You can use a paperclip or a clothespin. The accountability sheet includes a place to find the word, and circle it’s syllables.
Onset Rime Word Building
Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words using these onset-rime cards. Students will write whether the word is a real or nonsense word! The accountability sheet includes a space to write all the real words that were built during the activity.
Beginning Sound Word Hunt
Students will be able to practice their knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by saying the sounds of each object, and placing it under it’s corresponding letter. They will then write the words they matched up on the accountability sheet.
End Punctuation Sort
Students will read the sentences, and place each sentence in the correct section. They can then pick two sentences for each punctuation mark to write on their accountability sheet.
Ice Cream Letter Matching
Students will get the opportunity to match upper and lowercase letters using the ice cream cones. They can then write the letters they matched up with their accountability sheet.
Students will be exposed to a variety of vocabulary words that belong in familiar categories/scenes including a kitchen, campground, zoo, garden, classroom, and a map. They will be sorting those objects into categories to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Match the Pronoun
Students will be reading sentence strips where the nouns are underlines. They will then replace them with a pronoun. They will then write the pronoun that replaced each noun on their accountability sheet.
In this center, students will build on others’ talk in conversations by asking questions and responding to the questions and comments of others. They will then write what their partner said in the conversation bubbles on the accountability sheet.
Building Words with Prefixes
Students will be “building words” using frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word. They will then write the prefix, root, and new word on the accountability sheet.
Fishing for Sight Words
Students will “fish” for irregularly spelled words that they recognize. They will then write the words they recognized into their accountability sheet.
Right now, I am sure you are probably thinking, this is EXACTLY what I have been looking for!!! How in the world do I get my hands on these?
Each month includes 10 Common Core Aligned Literacy Centers that can be rearranged and reused throughout the year!
I have done the ground work for you! You don’t have to think about which standard it aligns to! It’s all laid out for you.
I have provided a scope and sequence so you can see exactly how the activities line up with the standards.
That way, you don’t have to worry about what’s coming for those of you who plan far in advance.
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