We can’t be more excited to share our December Centers with you!
You will find a variety of phonics, language, vocabulary, and listening & speaking activities with these December centers. We provided a great review of essential kindergarten skills, a solid start to first grade skills, and a preview to second grade skills. These centers will be beneficial to any first grade classroom!
Students will add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words using the word sliders.
Students will use words from the mat to make an alliteration.
Students will change words using inflectional endings.
Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words using the flip flap and compound words provided.
Students will command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when using the sentences provided.
Add drawings after reading the word card to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
Students will know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words and writing them on the sound spelling cards.
Students will know and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words and phrases quickly using the sight word phrase race mat.
Students will understand the sounds of consonants and organize words by double consonants.
Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends. Students will clip the card with the correct blend.
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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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