We can’t be more excited to share our February Centers with you!
You will find a variety of phonics, language, vocabulary, and listening & speaking activities with these February 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!
Who? What, and Where?
Students will choose the cards to describe and write about characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Sight Word Sign Language
Students will recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words using sign language.
Singular and Plural Noun Puzzles
Students will match singular and plural nouns of the same category.
Students will decode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables by completing the puzzles.
Rhyming Match Up
Students will and produce rhyming words by matching the pictures on the rhyming cards.
Use frequently occurring prepositions by completing the puzzle. (e.g., during, beyond, toward).
Students will use the illustrations and details provided to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Students will create single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.
Name as Many
Students will list and sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Cause and Effect
Students will use the cards to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
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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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