We can’t be more excited to share our January Centers with you!
You will find a variety of phonics, language, vocabulary, and listening & speaking activities with these January 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!
Sentence Scramble Puzzles: Students will produce sentences by rearranging the picture puzzles.
Research It: Students will ask and answer questions about key details in a text based on the task card prompts provided.
Diphthong Clip It: Students will know and apply grade level phonics (diphthongs) by identifying the correct diphthong based on the picture provided.
Sight Word Picture Matching: Students will recognize and read grade-appropriate sight words by matching the picture to the word.
Sequencing Station: Students will write narratives in which they recount sequenced events by rearranging the picture cards with the sequencing prompts.
Describe It: Students will describe the picture words by using three adjectives.
Story Details: Students will describe a story by using details from the picture prompts.
Using Commas: Students read the sentences and use commas in dates and to separate single words in a series.
Define the Word: Students will define words (animals) by category and by one or more key attributes.
Shades of Meaning: Students will distinguish shades of meaning among verbs by sorting using the word mats.
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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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